2015 PAST EVENTS
October 16 – Paint-n-Pinot fundraiser! Many thanks to everyone who came out to paint with us! As usual, it was a fun night out with wine and creativity. Special thanks to Jeff of Paint-N-Pinot for being such a great host.
July 12- 2nd Annual Historical Kayak Trip – Thank you to everyone who joined us
§Guided by Susquehanna Kayak & Canoe Rentals § See our facebook page for current photos.
Hope everyone enjoyed the trip. We had a beautiful day.The group was guided by Art Coolbaugh from Susquehanna Kayak rentals and started the day launching in Falls, Pa. A stop was made along the way with a presentation on local river history made by Jan Lokuta. The tour continued on with a 2nd stop at the Frances Dorrance Archaeological dig site for a tour and lunch. From there it was only 1 more mile to the end of the tour on the shores of West Pittston.
————————- Please be sure to check out these sites >
Frances Dorrance Chapter of Archaeology –https://www.facebook.com/HistoryNA
Susquehanna Kayak & rentals- https://www.facebook.com/
Big Top Rentals – https://www.facebook.com/
(SPECIAL THANK YOUS: To the Frances Dorrance Chapter of Archaeology for being the host site of the luncheon and the tours! Thank you to the Panziti Family for letting us land on their property!! Thank you to everyone who joined us. Special ‘shout out’ thank you to Big Top Rentals, for donating the chairs for our lunch and to the Lukasik family for donating the sausage. Jan Lokuta – thank you for the wonderful history presentation.We appreciate all the help & assistance from our tour guide, Art Coolbaugh, owner of Susquehanna kayak rentals. Thank you to all the volunteers who made this happen! This trip was successful because of ALL of you! THANK YOU )
PS: All the photos are in one album now if you’d like to check them out :https://www.facebook.com/media/set/
MAY 29,(Friday) Old photos slide presentation. Free and open to the public. Begins 7pm at Highland Manor Nursing and Convalescent Center, 750 Schooley Ave, Exeter, (18643). Thanks to everyone who came out. The residents really enjoy the photos and taking a trip down memory lane!
MAY 20– BOOK PRESENTATION with author Louis Scatena who presented his book ” Anthracite Grade School On Irish Hill” .For more detail on the book and author go to http://
MARCH 19 – ‘Project Preserve” – Leadership Wilkes-Barre hosted a fund raiser for GPHS at Susquehanna Brewing Company. Several eating establishments donated food to the gala event. Entertainment was provided by The Sperazza Band. The night was filled with fun, food, drinks, music and raffles to raise money to outfit the new home of the Greater Pittston Historical Society at the Pittston Memorial Library! We SOLD OUT!
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED US AND FOR MAKING THIS A VERY SUCCESSFUL FUND RAISER!
** Saturday FEBRUARY 28: SOLD OUT We had a fundraiser at Paint-n-Pinot. Visit http://www.paintnpinot.com/ – if you missed it, check back as we’ll be doing more with Paint-n-Pinot in the future!
PAST EVENTS OF 2014,