Abington Business and Professional Association holds scarecrow contest

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Business and Professional Association’s (ABPA) 2017 Business Scarecrow Competition kicked off Monday, Oct. 16 and will continue until Tuesday, Oct. 31. Community members may vote for their favorite business scarecrow by filling out a ballot in-store at a participating business, online at or by dropping it off or mailing […]

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Mostly Opera to present ‘The Ghosts of Tin Pan Alley’ dinner theater Oct. 28

SCRANTON — Three “ghosts” are preparing to “haunt” the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 28. But there is no need to worry; they are of the friendly — and musical — persuasion. Actors Larry Vojtko, David Spitzer and Connor McGuigan will portray the ghosts of 1920s American composers George […]

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Senator John Blake holds event at Duffy’s Coffee House in Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — State Senator John Blake, of the 22nd district, paid a visit to the borough Friday morning, Oct. 13, to host a Coffee and Conversation event, open to his constituents and local business leaders. A crowd of a few dozen people gathered to ask questions and hear what the senator had to say. […]

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Dietrich Theater’s October Open Mic Night to feature Vocal Accord

TUNKHANNOCK — Vocal Accord, a local quartet, will be the headliner at this month’s Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in the Dietrich Theater’s Peg Fassett Performance Studio. The quartet includes a mix of experienced and novice talent. Tenor Raleigh Bloch earned two bronze medals at the international competition level in 2004 […]

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Equines For Freedom announces three new appointments to board of directors

FACTORYVILLE — Equines For Freedom (EFF) announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Ann Marie Arcure, Daniel Loftus and Charles J. Passeri, Jr. join current board members, President Barbara Cocolin, Vice President Mary Beth Guyette, Treasurer Cassandra Bell, Secretary Sylvia Tagert, Jim Cocolin, Brenda Goodrich, Gary Johnson, Ryan Ruark and […]

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Convention of States rally held at Bedford Towers in Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — Justus Hoyt, Captain of the 114th Legislative District, and Clarks Summit resident Barbara Scheuer led a Convention of States rally Oct. 17 at Bedford Towers. Scheuer and Hoyt have gathered 230 petitions locally, urging state legislators to pass House Resolution 187 and call for a convention of states limited to proposing amendments […]

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Keystone College introduces online MBA program

LA PLUME — Keystone College is continuing to expand its selection of master’s degree programs with the introduction of an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The 36-credit-hour-program, offered completely online, enables students to acquire the skills they need to advance their business careers. The Keystone MBA will be of particular benefit to students […]

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Dietrich Theater to host Halloween events for all ages

TUNKHANNOCK — The Dietrich Theater is hosting two Halloween events, one for the youngsters and one for the older crowd. Families with little ones are invited to a Halloween Carnival from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 for an evening that will feature a morning of stories, a Halloween parade, a mad scientist […]

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP donates to Ryan’s Run

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP presented Allied Services Integrated Health System with a donation of $15,000. This represents an annual corporate donation and funds raised by its employees in support of children and adults with disabilities at Allied Services. Baker Tilly is a long-time supporter of Allied Services, serving as a multi-year, major sponsor of […]

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Factoryville Borough resident concerned with conduct in rental apartments

FACTORYVILLE — Wanda Sickler, of College Avenue, addressed members of the borough council during their regular monthly meeting Oct. 11 with concerns regarding noise, parking, vandalism and theft issues. “Different kids, almost the same issue,” Sickler said. “Parties, parking…I really don’t know what more to do. We didn’t purchase our home to go through this […]

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