Namedropper, 7/4/18

July 4, 2018 GMT

Super students

For Christian Killino, Iain Kerrigan and Kole Barbetti’s senior project they held a Math-a-thon at Old Forge High School to benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital.

During the Math-a-thon, their peers, including Nicholas Salerno, Mia Peregrim, Matthew Tucker, Riley Schmidt, Stephanie Kucharski, Sarah Markle, Autumn Talarico, Camryn Grebb, Ryan Gilbert, Aidin Brennan, Ava Hastings, Elizabeth Cummings, Kyle Robideau, Robert Gillette, Cali Talarico, Olivia Fierro, Kendall Krasulski, Joselyn DeStefano, Juliette DeStefano, Elena Bialkowski, Oliver Stuart, Ariana Davitt, McKayla White, Joey Dominick, Michael Hartman, Matthew Krasulski, Leah Gilbert, Bryce Guida, Emma Roberts, Kamryn Notari, Ronnie Kucharski, Chase Harris, McKenzie Mawn, Madison and Carly Seymour, Aaron Bialkowski, Coleman Nee, Katie Kucharski, Kenadie Johnson, Aaron Mohammad, Alexandyr Davitt, Chiara Johnson, Gwyn O’Hearn, Dodge Broxmeier, Dante Gonzales, Sola Talarico, Victoria Gillette, Austin Teeter, Amira Mohammad, Caelan Kerrigan, Lauren McGuire, Stone Corradino, Gianna Conforti, Ian Bialkowski and Joey Granko sharpened their math skills while raising money.


For every math problem a student completed, a donation was given to support St. Jude’s Research Hospital. Together the Old Forge students raised $3,864 for the cause.

High notes

Rosemarie Corigliano was installed as president of the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary during its dinner meeting on June 4 held at Lukan’s Farm Resort in Hawley.

Diane Fox will serve as vice president; Melissa Rickard as president-elect; Diane Popovich, treasurer; Pat Kandrovy, secretary; and Mary Lou Davis, assistant treasurer. They will serve for the next two years for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to the enhancement of healthcare through volunteer service and raising funds for Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Former auxiliary President Carol Sturm and her officers presented over $250,000 to the hospital during her term. The new board has two major fundraisers set, including the Attic Treasures on July 14 and 15 at the Honesdale Women’s Club Antique Show at Wayne Highland’s Middle School and Best of the Eagles Concert on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Woodloch Pines Night Club. For tickets or more details, contact Katy at 570-647-6427 or Joan at 570-226-9750.

The bees knees

Hannah Perry Burgess, owner of the Beekeeper’s Daughter in Plains Twp., presented a program on honey bees during the Scranton City Chapter of the DAR meeting at the Lackawanna Historical Society’s Catlin House. The meeting focused on conservationism.

Burgess is a fifth-generation beekeeper and is involved in the conservation of bees along with her family’s honey making business. She is also the cousin of Scranton City DAR Regent Carol Hess and member Allyson Hess.