Parenting Abington style: Waverly gives more than ever

I first volunteered at the Waverly Community House back in 2005. I was recruited by fellow preschool mom, Nancy Sarno de los Rios, to flip pancakes for the annual Breakfast with Santa. My children grew up at the Comm. (My daughter who was that preschool child is now a junior in high school.) They first […]

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More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater gears up for the holidays

Sometimes a wonderful opportunity comes along that is a win-win for everyone. WVIA and Box of Light Studio in Bloomsburg are partnering for a Sit Next to Me Film Festival, a diversity project featuring the experiences, challenges and opportunities of any group: those who are bullied or issues of gender, race, age, religion or ability. […]

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Abington Heights High School students to present ‘Anything Goes’ Nov. 16-18

S. ABINGTON TWP. — A student cast of about 35 actors and actresses, singers and dancers will take audience members back to the early 1930s in Abington Heights High School’s upcoming production of “Anything Goes,” with three performances scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16, 17 and 18 in the high school […]

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Clarks Summit University to present annual Christmas concert Dec. 15, 16

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Clarks Summit University will present its annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the school’s the historic Murphy Memorial Library. Tickets are $8. The Department of Music will present a variety of music and genres, including Clarks Summit University […]

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Abington Community Library to hold annual holiday marketplace Nov. 11, 12

CLARKS SUMMIT — People are invited to begin their holiday shopping at the Dorothy Boccella Holiday Marketplace, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12 at the Abington Community Library. Admission is free. With more than 25 vendors, the event offers something for everyone […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Nov. 8, 2017

This week’s question: Who must Thor and the Hulk defeat in the movie “Thor: Ragnarok?” Last week’s answer: Christine Baranski. Last week’s winner: Maurya Dillon, of Clarks Summit. http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy.jpg

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Fiona Powell offers Story Room for new storytellers at Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — Storytelling is a tradition that is alive and well at the Dietrich Theater. To help keep that tradition alive,, Fiona Powell invites teens and adults to come to a Story Room, a safe, supportive environment to practice storytelling, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Dietrich. She will begin by telling a […]

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Marywood University students awarded commendations by Kennedy Center

SCRANTON — Students in Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department were awarded commendations by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for their work in the fall production of “A Street Car Named Desire.” Dr. Margaret Ball, respondent from the KCACTF, attended the Saturday evening performance. Following the performance, Ball sent notice to […]

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Second concert in Arts at First Presbyterian series set for Nov. 19

CLARKS SUMMIT — The second concert in the 2017-2018 Arts at First Presbyterian concert series will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 in the sanctuary of the church, 300 School St. This event will feature all the musical ensembles at the church along with vocal and instrumental soloists and ensembles. This event is […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Nov. 1, 2017

This week’s question: What star of TV show “The Good Wife” is featured in “A Bad Mom’s Christmas,” opening at the Dietrich on Wednesday, Nov. 1? Last week’s answer: There are five possible correct answers. The entry drawn as the winner answered, “Brave the Storm.” Last week’s winner: Susan Olevnik, of Waverly Township. http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy-4.jpg

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