THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD., 2017
OUR TOWN TREE!
It's great to visit New York City during the
Holiday season. What fantastic sights! The
shops along 5th Avenue, Radio City Music
Hall and, of course, Rockefeller Center with
it's giant Christmas tree.
I've been there many Christmas seasons
and I really enjoy it.
That said there's something extra special
about enjoying the season right in your own
We did that Wednesday night as my wife
and I drove to "the Brick" in Plains Township.
The Brick is the equivalent of our community's
It's been completely renovated this year
and just in time for the annual Christmas tree
lighting ceremony set up by the Plains Lions
The Lions are very big in doing things
for our community especially for children
and especially at Christmas.
The tree lighting, for instance, featured
free hot chocolate, a very talented singer, and
Christmas songs offered by a children's choir.
All that under the gleam of new street
lights and bright Christmas decorations
provided and installed by, again, the Lions
Club and its members.(On Saturday the
club hold its annual Santa Parade!)
Shortly before our ceremonies got
started I watched on TV as the Scranton
Times turned on all the Christmas lights
on the radio tower that sits atop its
This Sunday the folks in Dunmore
hold Home for the Holiday in Bucktown.
There's probably events happening
in your hometown too. If so don't miss them!
Happy Thanksgiving. It's just the start of all
Hope you take it all in and that
all your NEWS is good!