Save-A-Dog already has good news to share in the New Year. A dog was found in the Effort area without identifying information on New Year's Day. Within two days it had been reunited with the owner.
The organization, a nonprofit 501(C)3 organization, headquartered in Brodheadsville, is thankful for the support given by area residents, whether time or treasure.
To contact the organization, one can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 
State farm show winners
Among the Monroe County winners at the Pennsylvania State Farm show were the following from the West End: Claudia Hill, Brodheadsville, second place, Gourd, Holiday, Seasonal Ornaments; and two 4-H members, Julie Sobers from Saylorsburg and Lee Ann Bachman from Kunkletown. Julie won third place with her Learning About Horses display and Lee Ann won four prizes, including: third for Wildlife is all About us, Book 2, Spring; first, Posters, Small Animals, 4-H Beginners, Levels 1 and 2; second, Other Posters, 4-H Plant/Animal Science; and second, Hobbies, Jazzy Jar Contest Shoe Box Float, Youth Ages 9-13.
Other winners may have been announced after the column deadline.
Pleasant Valley Middle School bade farewell to Shelley Larthey, assistant principal, last week and greeted the new assistant principal, Josephine Field.
Meetings of the Monroe Seniors in the West End take place at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville The group will meet at 9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 11 and Wednesday, Jan. 16.
All Sports Club
Monday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m., is the next meeting of the All Sports Club in the Pleasant Valley High School library.
Task Force meets
The Pleasant Valley School District Diversity Task Force will meet from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15.
The Pleasant Valley High School PAC will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Daisy Troop 556 will meet at Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9.
The Pleasant Valley School Board will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, in the district office in Brodheadsville.