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Religious education classes to begin at St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield

Religious education classes to begin at St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Mayfield

MAYFIELD — Rev. Mitred Archpriest John D. Sorochka, superintendent and spiritual director of St. John’s Academy, along with Deacon Michael...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Grant-writing program to help nonprofits get most from efforts

Grant-writing program to help nonprofits get most from efforts

SCRANTON — Penn State Extension is offering a program on grant-writing for non-profit organizations and municipalities seeking financial support...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Waverly historian, ‘Visions of Teaoga’ author Jim Remsen to present at the Dietrich Theater

Waverly historian, ‘Visions of Teaoga’ author Jim Remsen to present at the Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — Jim Remsen, author of “Visions of Teaoga” and other books about local history, will visit the Dietrich Theater at 10:3...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Lackawanna County’s free Senior Health Fair set for Friday, Sept. 22

Lackawanna County’s free Senior Health Fair set for Friday, Sept. 22

SCRANTON — Lackawanna County’s Community Relations, Community Outreach and Communications Departments and its Area Agency on Aging will co...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Man on the street: ‘What do you like best about school?’

Man on the street: ‘What do you like best about school?’

“Nothing, except marching band.”Bryan BennettMayfield“Being in the marching band.”Ashley ErayesCarbondale“Being in the e...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Factoryville Borough files for stormwater permit waiver

Factoryville Borough files for stormwater permit waiver

FACTORYVILLE — According to borough manager Mary Ellen Buckbee, the borough has filed a request for a waiver regarding its stormwater permit app...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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    SPORTS


    A Trail of special teams mistakes haunts Northwest in loss to Lions

    A Trail of special teams mistakes haunts Northwest in loss to Lions

    UNION TWP. — Amidst a wall of blockers and bodies, Noah Coleman found a sliver of daylight.And once he did, things grew pretty dark for Northwes...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Sept. 12, 2017

    Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Sept. 12, 2017

    The Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Sept. 12, 2017 are as follows:Team Standings: Lynx-7, Wildcats-5, Bobcats-5, Panthers-4.5, Siames...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    CC of Scranton Women’s Golf Association announces club champion

    CC of Scranton Women’s Golf Association announces club champion

    Audra Lynch, right, won the The Country Club of Scranton Women’s Golf Association Club Championship. Carla Pompey, left, was the runner-up. .neF...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Sept. 20, 2017

    Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Sept. 20, 2017

    Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Lackawanna County fishing derby scheduled for Sept. 23

    Lackawanna County fishing derby scheduled for Sept. 23

    The 25th annual Lackawanna County fishing derby will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale. The event i...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


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    LIFE


    Arts at First Presbyterian concert series to begin Sunday, Oct. 15 with two members of the Marywood University music faculty

    Arts at First Presbyterian concert series to begin Sunday, Oct. 15 with two members of the Marywood University music faculty

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The first concert in the 2017-2018 Arts at First Presbyterian concert series will feature two members of the music faculty at Ma...

    September 19th, 2017 |  


    The University of Scranton exhibit features art created from coal mine debris

    The University of Scranton exhibit features art created from coal mine debris

    SCRANTON — City native Denis Yanashot uses the materials found near the Marvine Colliery, an abandoned processing plant for anthracite coal, to ...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Library News: Three fundraisers coming up at the Abington Community Library

    Library News: Three fundraisers coming up at the Abington Community Library

    October is another busy month here at the Abington Community Library. To kick things off, be sure to stop by the big Friends of the Library Fall Book ...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Trumpeter/vocalist Jumaane Smith to perform at The University of Scranton

    Trumpeter/vocalist Jumaane Smith to perform at The University of Scranton

    SCRANTON — Performance Music at The University of Scranton will welcome Jumaane Smith and Friends for a performance of “Louis, Louis, Loui...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    Clarks Summit musician James Barrett headlines September Open Mic Night at the Dietrich Theater

    Clarks Summit musician James Barrett headlines September Open Mic Night at the Dietrich Theater

    TUNKHANNOCK — Singer-songwriter James Barrett is the next headliner for Open Mic Night, slated for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in the Dietrich Theat...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    The University of Scranton Players to present ‘The Glass Menagerie’

    The University of Scranton Players to present ‘The Glass Menagerie’

    The University of Scranton Players will present Tennessee Williams’ play “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Gabriel Vega Weissman, S...

    September 18th, 2017 |  


    OPINION


    Stories that sing

    Stories that sing

    Music is a language that brings people together. Try these musical books at the Abington Community Library and be inspired to learn a new song or inst...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    My Library Card: Six reads for the musical teen

    My Library Card: Six reads for the musical teen

    Teens and young adults may enjoy these musical reads, available at the Abington Community Library:Fiction• “Remix” by Non PrattTwo g...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    My STEM: Solar summer shenanigans

    My STEM: Solar summer shenanigans

    In August, The Boys and Girls Club summer STEM program taught the girls about solar power through the use of solar panels and photovoltaic cells. The ...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    My Project: Make a finger instrument

    My Project: Make a finger instrument

    Create your own finger instrument, then create your own rhythm with these easy instructions and simple items from around the house: What you will need...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    Dalton Library Delights: With fall comes story times, after school group at the Dalton Community Library

    Dalton Library Delights: With fall comes story times, after school group at the Dalton Community Library

    It’s time to greet fall and all it has to offer. There are new beginnings for students, fall sports, colorful leaves, and pumpkin flavored every...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Warrior Writers continues to impact lives

    More Than Movies: Warrior Writers continues to impact lives

    The first Warrior Writers Reunion and BBQ was a great success, according to facilitator Jenny Pacanowski and member Larry White.“We should defin...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    BUSINESS


    Everything Natural partners with the Lackawanna River Conservation Association

    Everything Natural partners with the Lackawanna River Conservation Association

    Everything Natural welcomes the Lackawanna River Conservation Association (LRCA) as a new partnering organization for the store’s Wooden Nickel ...

    September 11th, 2017 |  


    Waverly General Store to host signing event with designer Nora Fleming

    Waverly General Store to host signing event with designer Nora Fleming

    WAVERLY TWP. – When the serveware designer Nora Fleming arrives for a signing event at the Waverly General Store on Sept. 14, the shop’s o...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    Clarks Summit business patrons unite to support MDA summer camp

    Clarks Summit business patrons unite to support MDA summer camp

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The generosity of Abington area residents made this summer one to remember for a group of children.Customers of Eagle Cleaners a...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    The Scranton Plan holds Summer Festival

    The Scranton Plan holds Summer Festival

    The Scranton Plan, an affiliate of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently held its annual Summer Festival at Glenmaura National Golf Club ...

    September 5th, 2017 |  


    Ten complete women’s business program StartUP at The University of Scranton

    Ten complete women’s business program StartUP at The University of Scranton

    SCRANTON – Ten people recently completed The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) and Small Business Development C...

    August 29th, 2017 |  


    Skills in Scranton convenes advisory board and committee

    Skills in Scranton convenes advisory board and committee

    Skills in Scranton, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s workforce development affiliate, recently convened the Academy of Health Sciences...

    August 29th, 2017 |