Canton appoints council member

During its regular monthly meeting Monday, Canton Borough Council appointed Darryl Jannone to a vacant council seat.

The matter was taken up following an executive session for personnel and legal matters.

Jannone will fill the unexpired term of former council member John Mays.

When asked for comment, Jannone said he wanted to serve on council because he wished to participate in his community. He has 26½ years active duty in the military, U.S. Army. He was in the military police.

Halloween parade to be held in Canton

The theme for the 2012 Civic Club Halloween Parade in Canton is "Candy Land," submitted by Mrs. Castle's second grade class. They will lead the parade and carry the banner.

Jodi Wesneski, president of the Canton Area Chamber of Commerce, said the parade will be at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, with trick-or-treat following the parade.

Judging will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. with floats behind Canton High School and costumes and novelties at the Church of Christ Parking lot, located at corner of East Union Street and North Minnequa Avenue. Judging is based on the theme.

Unfortunately, for safety reasons, no pets or animals are permitted. They will not be judged nor are they allowed to walk in the parade.

Judges are needed for the parade. Please contact Amy at (570) 673-5700 or (570) 673-8605 for information and/or interest in being a judge.

St. John's Harvest Supper scheduled

St. John's Church of Troy will host its annual harvest supper from 4:30 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, according to a news release.

The news release continues:

Patrons can expect a delicious meal of roast turkey and gravy, dressing, mashed potatoes, corn, cranberry and apple sauces, and homemade breads, pies and cakes. Take-outs are available for diners pressed for time.

The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 10. Children under 5 years old eat for free.

"Make the short drive to the church on the hill; you won't be disappointed!" said a spokesperson.