Abington Heights strike continues as union, district can’t agree on contract

Abington Heights strike continues as union, district can’t agree on contract

CLARKS SUMMIT — As the Abington Heights Education Association’s (AHEA) strike surpasses one week, the teachers’ union and school boa...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Clarks Summit Borough Council thanks Abington Heights Civic League for donation to pocket park

Clarks Summit Borough Council thanks Abington Heights Civic League for donation to pocket park

CLARKS SUMMIT — Last spring, the women of the Abington Heights Civic League (AHCL) voted to fund the installation of the electric source in the ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Community calendar for week of Sept. 20, 2017

Community calendar for week of Sept. 20, 2017

REMINDERSGeisinger Community Medical Center’s free stroke support group, 4 to 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the GCMC Professional O...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Sept. 20, 2017

Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Sept. 20, 2017

VISUAL ARTS & PERFORMING ARTS‘New Mythologists: With great power…,’ An installation by David Mazure, now through Sept. 22 in the...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Steamtown National Historic Site offers fall excursions

Steamtown National Historic Site offers fall excursions

SCRANTON — Autumn is on its way, and what better way to view Northeastern Pennsylvania’s colorful fall foliage than from a historic train ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


2016 Public Peace Prize Laureate Marie Dennis to speak at Marywood University

2016 Public Peace Prize Laureate Marie Dennis to speak at Marywood University

SCRANTON — Marie Dennis, the 2016 Public Peace Prize Laureate, will present a free talk, “Healing Our Wounded World: Necessity of Respect,...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Diocese of Scranton to present Convocation on Nonviolence

Diocese of Scranton to present Convocation on Nonviolence

SCRANTON — The Diocese of Scranton believes it is time to take seriously Jesus’ call to a nonviolent lifestyle, as well as Pope Francis...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Marywood University eligible for Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

Marywood University eligible for Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program

SCRANTON — Marywood University is an approved recipient of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). Companies can transform the li...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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 |