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The Epiphany School library recently received a donation in honor of Christy Beth Lincoln. “This donation helps share Christy’s love of reading with our Epiphany School students,” a press release said.


Police blotter

DUI

ATHENS TOWNSHIP — An Athens man is facing charges of not driving at a safe speed and driving under the influence following an incident that occurred on Beaver Pond and Murray Creek roads on Oct. 27.

According to police, David F. Strope, 44, was involved in a single vehicle accident after he had driven off the roadway into the woods. Shortly after, police discovered that he was intoxicated.

Strope will answer to the above charges before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley.

SAYRE BOROUGH — An Athens woman is facing DUI charges following an incident that occurred on North Lehigh Avenue on Oct. 27,

According to police, Lisa Marie Johnson, 25, was banging on the back door of the Lehigh Tavern and was found sitting in her vehicle when officers arrived. The investigation revealed that Johnson had driven to the location to pick someone up, and that Johnson was under the influence of alcohol and cocaine.

Johnson was charged with driving under the influence — highest rate of alcohol — 0.16 percent or higher, second offense; three other driving under the influence of a controlled substance offenses.

Johnson was issued a summons to appear before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley on Dec. 13.

Burglary

SAYRE BOROUGH — A Sayre man is facing charges of burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and harassment following an incident that occurred on North Lehigh Avenue on Oct. 27.

According to police, Darren Douglas Daniels, 32, had kicked in an apartment door, pushed an individual and left.

Daniels was arraigned on $25,000 bail by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton and will answer the charges before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley on Nov. 12.

Indecent exposure

SAYRE — A Sayre man is facing charges of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct following an incident that occurred on Oct. 23.

According to police, Jeffrey Leonard McKinery, 35, exposed himself to a truck driver in the parking lot of the Best Western hotel.

McKinery was arraigned on $7,500 bail by Magisterial District Judge Fred Wheaton, and will answer the charges before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley on Nov. 5.


Lifestyles
Datebooks

Datebooks

WAVERLY FREE LIBRARY will hold its First Sundays program on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 p.m. at the library, 18 Elizabeth St., Waverly. Pam Page will talk about her recent trip to Scandinavian countries. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available.

WAVERLY SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB will be holding its Thanksgiving Banquet on Monday, Nov. 4 at noon at Tomasso’s.

SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ITALY will hold its regular assembly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Nominations and voting for president, vice president, (one) trustee, guard, and financial secretary positions.

IT’S A NEW DAY GROUP (AA), 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday. Sayre Christian Church basement, 427 S. Keystone Ave.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets Friday evenings from 7-8 p.m. at Sayre Christian Church, 427 S. Keystone Ave. Use side entrance – down the stairs and to the right. This is an open meeting.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS has a toll-free hotline for help. Local residents can call 1 (800) 233-3840.

SAVE OUR SANITY (AL-ANON), 7 p.m. Fridays, Valley United Presbyterian Church, 459 Park Ave., Waverly.

VALLEY NA GROUP (NA) meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre (Sayre Christian Church).

FRIDAY FELLOWSHIP GROUP (AA) meets Fridays at 7 p.m. at 427 S. Keystone Ave., Sayre (Sayre Christian Church basement).

VALLEY GROUP AA (SPEAKER), 8 p.m. on Sundays, at the Valley United Presbyterian Church, 459 Park Ave., Waverly. Open meeting.

SUNDAY MORNING CAFE MEETING (AA), Sundays at 10 a.m., 359 Broad St., Waverly, at the Red Door Cafe.


Funerals
Allen services held

A private funeral service for Trinity Grace Allen, 11, and Zachary Daniel Allen, 7, of Owego, N.Y. was held Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at noon at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home 217 York Ave. Towanda, Pa. with Pastor Kitty Keller of the Ulster United Methodist Church officiating. Interment was in Bradford County Memorial Park, Burlington Township, Pa. Pallbearers were: Alex Ott, Chris Petry, Greg Slater, and Les Slater.


Funerals
Brink

Family and friends of Joseph Patrick Brink, 42, of Gainesville, Ga., may call on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 from 10 a.m.-noon for a period of visitation with the family at the Jay E. Lowery Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 225 South Main St., Athens, Pa.

He was very proud of his service to our country; in lieu of flowers, please help us to honor disabled veterans by a donation in Joseph’s memory to secure.dav.org.

For those wishing to sign the e-guestbook, or send condolences, they may do so by visiting www.loweryfuneralhome.com.


Funerals
Nichols

Family and friends of Frederick Lavern Nichols, 74, of Windham, Pa., are invited to attend a period of visitation and time of sharing memories on Friday, Nov. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at noon. A period of visitation will also be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Memories and condolence may be shared by visiting his guestbook at www.sutfinfuneralchapel.com. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 in loving memory of Frederick Lavern Nichols.