Keystone College to host fall concert Sunday, Oct. 29

LA PLUME — Performance Music at Keystone College will host the fall concert, “To Wonder…Naturally” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in The Theatre at Brooks on campus. Groups to be featured include the Keystone College Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, The Chorale at Keystone, Keystone Voices and the Chamber Singers. The one-hour, family friendly event […]

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Abington Heights senior Will Carey starts monthly community game night

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights senior Will Carey is initiating a game night for the community to take place the second Wednesday of each month at The Gathering Place, 304 S. State St. The first is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8. The goal of the event is to bring in people of […]

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South Abington Twp. resident completes fellowship at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — Abhijit Roy, professor of marketing, management and entrepreneurship in The University of Scranton’s Kania School of Management, concluded his three-year William and Elizabeth Burkavage Fellowship in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. The endowed fellowship, established in 2009 by William J. and Judith G. Burkavage in memory of William’s parents, William and Elizabeth Burkavage, […]

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Kala School of Indian Classical Dance to present program Oct. 28 in Scranton

CLARKS SUMMIT — Kala School of Indian Classical Dance will present “Ancient Legacies Modern Lands – Erasing Borders” from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in Shapland Hall at the Scranton Cultural Center. Kala School was established in 1995 in Clarks Summit and has been training students in Indian classical dance for the past […]

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Heritage Baptist Church Awana Club honors Chinchilla Hose Co. first responders

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The parking lot at Heritage Baptist Church, 415 Venard Road, was filled with firetrucks, ambulances and several local first responders Oct. 4, as children and leaders of the Awana program celebrated and honored these men and women on their club’s Community Appreciation Night. Approximately 75 children met some of the people […]

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Electric City Trolley Museum plans Halloween Fest for Sunday, Oct. 15

SCRANTON — The Electric City Trolley Museum is planning a “howling” and “spooktacular” time for all at its Halloween Fest, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the museum. The event will include refreshments, games, art activities, a magician, balloon art and a costume contest. Prizes will be awarded for the […]

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Anthracite Opera Company to present ‘Here’s to Love!’ Nov. 5 in Scranton

SCRANTON — The Anthracite Opera Company will present “Here’s to Love!”, a show featuring classic love melodies from Opera to Broadway, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1000 Taylor Ave. The musical performance is directed by Anthracite founder, Gary Richards. The singers include professionals: Ann Marie Dippre, Barbara Nowicki and […]

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Clegg family to welcome director of adopted daughter’s Filipino orphanage

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Ask 4-year-old Lori Clegg if she is Kazakhstani, and she will say “yes.” Ask her if she is Filipino, and she will say “yes” to that, as well. The adopted daughter of Jim and Amy Clegg was born in the Philippines and has three adoptive siblings, all of whose native cultures […]

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New streetlights causing concern in Clarks Summit borough

CLARKS SUMMIT — Councilman Vince Cruciani voiced his concerns regarding newly installed LED streetlights in the borough during a regular meeting Oct. 4. “I know it’s going to be bright, crisp white light now, that’s not my complaint,” he said. “The problem is the light shoots 100 plus feet. The street in front of four […]

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Man on the street: ‘Do you follow college sports?’

“The University of Connecticut football and basketball. I like the spirit of the teams.” Yancy Butler Port Jefferson Station, NY “The University of Arkansas because that’s where I was raised, and it’s always been my family’s favorite team.” Trice High College Station, TX Basketball and primarily football. I like the Marywood Pacers. I also like […]

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