VREC in South Abington Twp. donates pet oxygen masks to first responders

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Dr. Nichole Danova, president and director of surgery at Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC), 318 Northern Blvd., donated pet oxygen masks to area first responders at the Oxygen Kits for K-9’s and Kitties event, held Sept. 27 at VREC. “At VREC, we’ve had a number of distraught patients and clients […]

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Leadership Lackawanna installs new board members

Leadership Lackawanna, a regional community leadership and development organization, recently installed new board members. Incoming board members will serve a three-year term. From left, first row, are Brian Loughney, The University of Scranton; Brad Kovaleski, Penn State Worthington Scranton; and Thomas DePietro, DePietro’s Pharmacy. Second row, Robbie Risley, Leadership Lackawanna board chair; and Nicole Morristell, […]

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Abington association to hold annual Fall Fun in the Abingtons Day Oct. 28

The Abington Business and Professional Association is planning its annual Fall Fun in the Abingtons Day for Saturday, Oct. 28. Day-long events include live pumpkin carvings, live music, a child and pet costume parade and party, complimentary goodies, crafts, hay rides and more. For a detailed schedule, visit Committee members are, from left, Jamie […]

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Free Coffee and Confidence program explores entrepreneurship for women

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center will host Coffee and Confidence, a free information session for women interested in exploring the idea of starting their own businesses, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the fifth floor of Brennan Hall, 320 Madison Ave. Participants will meet with guest presenter Holly […]

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Leadership Lackawanna announces class for 2017-18 core program

SCRANTON — The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2017-2018 recently held its first session at Geisinger-Commonwealth School of Medicine. “I’m excited for the adventures and opportunities that lie ahead,” Leadership Lackawanna Director Nicole A. Morristell said in a press release. “This year’s participants have accomplished great things in their past, and I look forward […]

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DGK Insurance and Financial Services in Factoryville to hold 100th anniversary celebration Saturday, Sept. 16

FACTORYVILLE — Many of the people who work for employee-owned DGK Insurance and Financial Services have been with the company more than 25 years. But the business, which was formed by Thomas J. Jones in 1917, has been around longer than all of them. The insurance company will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a party […]

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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 and Nickie’s Fabulous Hoagies purchased $1 and $5 cards to hang at the local businesses and $1,500 later the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) was cashing a big check. “We are all […]

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The Zeiger Family to perform during Everything Natural’s annual Harvest Festival Saturday, Sept. 23

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Zeiger Family will perform during Everything Natural’s annual Harvest Festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at the store, 426 S. State St. The event will also feature food, music, massages, demonstrations and more. The Zeigers will perform in the cafe at the front of the store. […]

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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 program. When customers choose not to take a bag at check-out, they are awarded chips, worth five cents, which they can deposit in the canisters located by the door. The business then donates matching funds to […]

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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 owner wants her guest to be impressed by the retailing outpost in the middle of the rural township. “We’re kind of like a little department store,” said Lisa Farrell. “We like […]

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