Nesquehoning club plans derby
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The Fifth Annual Nesquehoning Conservation Club Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, May 11, beginning with registration from 8-9 a.m. on the grounds located near the creek just north of the PV Elementary School. The tourney is held in memory of Connell McCall of Lansford, a longtime fisherman and angling enthusiast who passed away Nov. 30, 2006, In addition to the club sponsoring the event, which attracts hundreds of youths annually to the refreshed creek, thanks to the NCC efforts, helping to host the derby are the Friends of Connell McCall. Above, Tom Tirpak, right, of Northeast Chemical and Supply, Lansford, a longtime sponsor, presents a donation to Nick Digiglio, center, representing the Nesquehoning Conservation Club, and Bob Perrin of the Friends of Connell McCall. The event is free.