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Young Clarks Green churchgoer collects eyeglasses for confirmation project

Young Clarks Green churchgoer collects eyeglasses for confirmation project

David McKenney completed a service project as a requirement for his confirmation at St. Gregory’s Church in Clarks Green. The Lakeland Jr./Sr. H...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Community College to offer courses in Scranton for fall semester

Luzerne County Community College to offer courses in Scranton for fall semester

NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) will offer courses for the fall semester in Scranton. Students can register at the college&#...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Paving project begins on State Route 6 in Wyoming County

Paving project begins on State Route 6 in Wyoming County

DUNMORE — Crews will begin milling on SR 6 in Wyoming County on Wednesday, July 26, as part of a $1,856,083.72 paving project that will span app...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Arts and entertainment calendar for week of July 26, 2017

Arts and entertainment calendar for week of July 26, 2017

AUDITIONS AND CALLS FOR ENTRYAuditions for Marywood University’s fall production, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 an...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Community calendar for week of July 26, 2017

Community calendar for week of July 26, 2017

REUNIONSAbington Heights Class of 1982 35th Reunion, 3 to 11 p.m. Aug. 12 at the new Stonegate Lodge, 4755 SR 438, East Benton. Classmates are asked t...

July 25th, 2017 |  


More than 200 cars displayed at 46th annual Scranton Region AACA Car Show

More than 200 cars displayed at 46th annual Scranton Region AACA Car Show

CLARKS SUMMIT - Over 200 makes and models spanning nine decades filled the grounds of Allied Services at the Abington Executive Park. They were there ...

July 25th, 2017 |  


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    Abington Heights wrestlers attend camp at Penn State University

    Abington Heights wrestlers attend camp at Penn State University

    Members of the Abington Heights junior high and high school wrestling teams attended a wrestling camp at Penn State University. From left, are Coach S...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Abington Heights grads play big role in County’s Dream Game victory

    Abington Heights grads play big role in County’s Dream Game victory

    PECKVILLE — Abington Heights brought by far the largest contingent to the 83rd annual Dream Game July 19.With nine Comets and their coaching sta...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Clarks Summit native Kathleen Druther competes in Deseret News Classic 10K

    Clarks Summit native Kathleen Druther competes in Deseret News Classic 10K

    Clarks Summit native Kathleen Druther finished 91st out of 1,075 total runners in the Deseret News Classic 10K in Salt Lake City, Utah July 24. She pl...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Keystone College volleyball team earns AVCA Academic Award

    Keystone College volleyball team earns AVCA Academic Award

    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Keystone College’s volleyball team was recognized for its success in the classroom as the Giants captured the American Vo...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Abington National routs Carbondale in Section 5 Junior League All-Star game

    Abington National routs Carbondale in Section 5 Junior League All-Star game

    SCRANTON — Abington National used three, three-run innings to defeat Carbondale, 11-1, in five innings in a Section 5 Junior League All-State ba...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Dalton resident receives fine for holding annual yard sale

    DALTON - At the July 13 borough council meeting, Susan Davidson, of North Turnpike Road, reported she was fined not filling a large gathering permit f...

    July 18th, 2017 |  


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    Dietrich Theater’s July Open Mic Night to feature singer-songwriter Alex Creamer

    Dietrich Theater’s July Open Mic Night to feature singer-songwriter Alex Creamer

    TUNKHANNOCK — Singer-songwriter Alex Creamer is the headliner for this month’s Open Mic Night, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, July 28 in the...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Warrior Writers group has new meeting date and reunion planned at Dietrich Theater

    Warrior Writers group has new meeting date and reunion planned at Dietrich Theater

    TUNKHANNOCK — Warrior Writers at the Dietrich Theater announced a new meeting date, a reunion and a meet and greet.As of Sunday, July 30, the gr...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Music fills the Dietrich Theater

    More Than Movies: Music fills the Dietrich Theater

    Such festivity on Summer Fest Opening Night.“Paris Can Wait” was an invitation to travel the roads of France just to experience the scener...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Doug Smith Band with Erin Malloy scheduled to perform in Lakeside Wednesday Concerts series Aug. 2 at Hillside Park

    Doug Smith Band with Erin Malloy scheduled to perform in Lakeside Wednesday Concerts series Aug. 2 at Hillside Park

    S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Doug Smith Band with Erin Mallow will bring a dose of Dixieland to Hillside Park on Wednesday, Aug. 2, for the seventh co...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Dietrich Movie Mania for week of July 26, 2017

    Dietrich Movie Mania for week of July 26, 2017

    This week’s question: Who plays the lead in Summer Fest film “Norman?”Last week’s answer: Daphne du Maurier.Last week’s ...

    July 25th, 2017 |  


    Arts and entertainment calendar for week of July 19, 2017

    Arts and entertainment calendar for week of July 19, 2017

    AUDITIONS AND CALLS FOR ENTRYAuditions for Marywood University’s fall production, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire,’ 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 an...

    July 18th, 2017 |  


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    More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater takes pride in its All Star Players

    More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater takes pride in its All Star Players

    Our All Star Players truly lived up to their name in their latest production performed for friends and family.Brenda Fager, director, worked her usual...

    July 10th, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater rules Tunkhannock Founders Day a success

    More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater rules Tunkhannock Founders Day a success

    Seven newspapers were produced in different towns in Wyoming County 100 years ago. Newspapers did not have news on the front page. Instead they had ad...

    July 3rd, 2017 |  


    Dalton Library Delights: Making midsummer memories

    Dalton Library Delights: Making midsummer memories

    July, smack dab in the middle of summer.For anyone wondering, it’s not too late to register for our Summer Reading Program or activities.We̵...

    July 3rd, 2017 |  


    Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Another successful fireworks show

    Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Another successful fireworks show

    Fireworks “boomed” and “banged” and exploded with color in the night sky on July 2 over the Abingtons. This fun family event h...

    July 3rd, 2017 |  


    My Library Card: Summer reads for teens

    My Library Card: Summer reads for teens

    Teens: Check out these summertime young adult book recommendations from the Abington Community Library:Non-Fiction• “Popular: Vintage Wisd...

    July 3rd, 2017 |  


    My Bookmark: Combat summer boredom with a good book

    My Bookmark: Combat summer boredom with a good book

    There is no reason to be bored this summer when you join Summer Reading Club at the Abington Community Library. Check out some of these good books and...

    July 3rd, 2017 |  


    BUSINESS


    Honesdale National Bank presents $2,500 check to Leadership Lackawanna

    Honesdale National Bank presents $2,500 check to Leadership Lackawanna

    Honesdale National Bank recently presented a $2,500 check to Leadership Lackawanna through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program...

    July 11th, 2017 |  


    Fidelity Bank supports Leadership Lackawanna with $5,000 donation

    Fidelity Bank supports Leadership Lackawanna with $5,000 donation

    Fidelity Bank recently presented a $5,000 check to Leadership Lackawanna through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to suppor...

    July 11th, 2017 |  


    Jakubos family operates fresh produce stands in Tunkhannock and Glenburn

    Jakubos family operates fresh produce stands in Tunkhannock and Glenburn

    Members of the Jakubos family have been selling fruits, vegetables, jams, syrups and honeys alongside U.S. routes 6 and 11 for 49 years. They have two...

    July 10th, 2017 updated: July 11th, 2017. |  


    South Abington Township resident and organic chemist Tanya Sutton develops line of liquid skin salves

    South Abington Township resident and organic chemist Tanya Sutton develops line of liquid skin salves

    S. ABINGTON TWP. — The flowers and plants surrounding the Sutton family’s home testify to Tanya Sutton’s enjoyment in and skill for ...

    June 20th, 2017 |  


    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recognizes One Point for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day contributions

    Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recognizes One Point for C.A.S.U.A.L. Day contributions

    SCRANTON — The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute recently recognized One Point, Inc. for its contributions to the Cancer Institute’s ann...

    May 30th, 2017 |  


    Clarks Summit-based CareGivers America recognized with with award at state Homecare Conference

    Clarks Summit-based CareGivers America recognized with with award at state Homecare Conference

    LEMOYNE — CareGivers America, LLC, which provides Medicare and Medicaid certified home health and non-medical homecare services, was recognized ...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


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