Briefs

Club Plans

Ride, Hike

On Tuesday, members of the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hold a planning meeting to announce and plan their participation in the Great Hudson Valley Pedal, a 200-mile bike ride that starts in Albany that continues south through the historic Hudson Valley. The ride will be from July 30 to Aug. 4. For more information go to www.ptny.org/hudsontour. The planning meeting will be held at the home of Linda Ross, 82 Kamp St., Warren, at 6 p.m. Those who are interested should call Linda Ross at 814-726-3920 or Pat Spicer at 814-757-8331, evenings, before the meeting. On Saturday, April 6, the AOC will hike a section of the North Country Trail. Participants will meet at the NCT trailhead on Route 59 in Ludlow, 0.9 of a mile east of Wildcat Park, at 2 p.m. From there they will hike across the plateau then down Gibbs Hill and end up at Bob’s Trading Post on Route 321 for pizza. For more information call Bob Gregersen at 814-723-9607 or 814-779-3631, cell. For a complete listing of AOC events go to alleghenyoutdoorclub.org.

Marco Polo

Meeting Planned

Denise Rutkowski and Linda Casamento will host the Marco Polo Auxiliary meeting on Wednesday. Ruth Boscia will bring the pink elephant gift. Sylvia Bonaventure, Rita Ellis and Mary Racitano hosted a supper prior to a recent meeting. Frances Lunetta, secretary, read minutes, and Sandy Cusimano, the treasurer’s report. Discussion was on discontinuing monthly bake sales. Celebrating birthdays were Josephine Marcella, Fran Lunetta, Bonaventure, Josephine Conti and Dorothy Galati. The program was a parade of St. Patrick’s Day hats and Easter bonnets.

Historical Society To Meet

RANDOLPH – The Randolph Historical Society will meet Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the municipal building. The speaker for the evening will be Jeff Mondola, who will be presenting a program on the Randolph Children’s Home/New Directions. The public is invited to attend.

Sugaring Party

Is Tuesday

SINCLAIRVILLE – The annual Valley Historical Society Sugaring Party at the Wayside South Stockton Chapel will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday. All meetings of the Valley Historical Society begin at 7 p.m. People are asked to bring a bowl and a spoon to stir warm maple syrup until it becomes sugar. New members and visitors are welcome.

Museum Trip Signup Extended

The date has been extended to April 5 to sign up for a trip to the Warther Museum in Dover, Ohio. Any senior citizen is eligible to attend. Lunch will take place at the Dutch Valley Restaurant in Ohio. Cost is $83 per person. Those interested is asked to call Sally Canniff at 358-4978 or Val Munn at 665-3071.

AARP Group To Meet Wednesday

SALAMANCA – The regular monthly meeting of the Salamanca AARP Chapter 844 will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Salamanca Area Senior Center, 18 Main St., Salamanca. Mary George of the Olean Area Transit System will be the guest speaker. Members are reminded to continue to support the chapter’s community service projects.