Blakely Gets Ready to Mark a Milestone


BLAKELY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Home of the Anchor, Papa Bear and a “Medal of Honor Recipient”. and more.
The borough of Blakely is about to celebrate a big birthday — and it’s kicking things off on Sunday.
Photo-Journalist Joseph Butash takes us to the Mid-Valley Town.

The events for the celebration include:
 A prayer service Sunday, July 16 at the Blakely Borough Recreation Complex’s pavilion area from 3 to 5 p.m. with a rain date of July 23

The prayer service will be followed by cake and coffee

On August. 5, from 3 to 8 p.m. there will be a Main Street crawl.

August 12 at 6 p.m., the Hubshman 500, starting at the Riverside Drive entrance of the recreation complex.

 August. 13 at 11:30 a.m. the Columbus climb, starting at Blakely Hose Company No. 2.

A parade will be held at 5 p.m. on August. 19. 

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