Seminars at The University of Scranton analyze America’s place in the world

SCRANTON — During the spring semester, the Schemel Forum’s World Affairs Luncheon Seminars at The University of Scranton will enable area residents to gain a deeper understanding of American society and the interdependence of all nations. All seminars in the series, sponsored by Munley Law, include a buffet lunch and run from 12 to 1:30 […]

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Clarks Summit student Chloe Cummings makes Fairfield University dean’s list

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Chloe Elizabeth Cummings, of Clarks Summit, received undergraduate dean’s list honors for the fall 2017 semester at Fairfield University. In order to be placed on the dean’s list, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours in a semester, have no outstanding or incomplete grades for that semester, and have […]

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Abington-area residents make fall 2017 dean’s list at University of Delaware

NEWARK, Del. — The following Abington-area residents were named to the University of Delaware’s dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the dean’s Llist, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester. Brian Vietz, of Clarks Green […]

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ABPA invites costumed community to participate in ice festival parade

Attention wizards, witches and mythical creatures: the Abington Business and Professional Association (ABPA) is looking for you to join in the annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice parade this year. Those interested in participating in the parade in costume at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 should email the ABPA at or send a direct […]

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Glenburn Township reschedules Board of Supervisors meeting to Jan. 22

The Glenburn Township Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, originally scheduled for Jan. 16, will now be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at the township building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton.

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Dalton resident Kellie Marie Tinna graduates from Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. — Kellie Marie Tinna, of Dalton, graduated from Clemson University with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences. Tinna was among more than 1,400 students who received degrees at winter graduation ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

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Alessia Brunori named to president’s list at Coastal Carolina University

CONWAY, S.C. — Alessia Brunori, of South Abington Township, an undeclared major, has made the president’s list at Coastal Carolina University for the Fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the president’s list for high academic achievement, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average and must be enrolled full time.

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Geisinger names northeast regional director of hematology/oncology

SCRANTON — Dr. Soumit Basu recently joined Geisinger as northeast regional director of hematology/oncology and clinical co-director of the Center for Bone Marrow Transplantation at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. In his role as regional director, Basu will oversee the cancer programs at Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) in Scranton and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical […]

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Veterans help available Jan. 24 at State Rep. Marty Flynn’s office

SCRANTON — Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the office of State Rep. Marty Flynn, 409 N. Main Ave. A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be available to provide information on services available to […]

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Carla Medura named ‘Alumna of the Year’ at Penn State Worthington Scranton

DUNMORE — Carla Medura, of South Abington Township, will be recognized as the Penn State Worthington Scranton Alumni Society 2017 Alumna of the Year at a reception in her honor on Wednesday, Jan. 31 on campus. Medura earned her associate degree in Architectural Engineering in 1981 from Penn State Worthington Scranton and her bachelor’s degree […]

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