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Steamtown Marathon runner Tony Cerminaro recognized by county commissioners

Tony Cerminaro, of Jermyn, was recognized by the Lackawanna County Commissioners for participating once again in the 80-plus age division at the 2017 Steamtown Marathon. Cerminaro is an accomplished runner who has competed in numerous marathons along the east coast. He has participated in and completed well over 100 marathons. From left, are Commissioner Jerry […]

8 Comments - 6:10 pm

South Abington Lions Club holds Pumpkins at Park event

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — South Abington Park was beginning to look a lot like autumn with a warm fireplace on a chilly evening, children dressed in costumes and pumpkins on the picnic tables. These pumpkins were provided by the South Abington Lions Club, which purchased them from Landseidel Farms at half the cost. The club […]

8 Comments - 6:31 pm

Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team holds fifth place in state

N. ABINGTON TWP. — The Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team, based out of Lackawanna State Park, competed alongside more than a league-record 400 racers in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s (NICA) Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League’s (PICL) race #4 Oct. 22 at Jordan Creek Park in Allentown. The team is in fifth place among 32 […]

8 Comments - 11:44 am

Dalton Borough Council discusses water flow problems

DALTON — At the Oct. 12 borough council meeting, member Bill Brandt, in his public works report, talked about plans to resolve the matter concerning resident Barbara Cutler’s property, in which water is flowing from neighbor Tom Stec’s property. Brandt said council member Bill Montgomery asked him to receive a second plan to compare with […]

8 Comments - 4:50 pm

Abington Heights tops Williamsport, will play Hazleton Area for district title

WILKES-BARRE — Third-seeded Abington Heights defeated second-seeded Williamsport, 4-1, in a District 2-4 Class 3A girls team tennis semifinal match Tuesday afternoon at Kirby Park. “The girls were really sharp and persevered throughout the matches,” Abington Heights head coach Kelly Arp said. The Lady Comets won each of the singles matches in straight sets. Lauren […]

8 Comments - 10:30 pm

Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team competes in Johnstown

N. Abington Twp. — Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team, based out of Lackawanna State Park, competed alongside 289 racers in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League’s race #2 Sept. 17 at Highland Park in Johnstown. The team, comprised of more than 30 student-athletes in grades 6-12, remains in fifth place across […]

8 Comments - 10:44 am

Cedar BMX racers rank top in state championship race

NEWTON TWP. — Jake Kadelak, of Drums, who races locally at Cedar BMX, claimed a Pennsylvania State Championship title for his class at the state championship race Saturday, Aug. 26 in Pittsburgh. Kadelak rode off with a #2 plate from the championship race. In addition, six other racers from Cedar BMX earned top state titles […]

8 Comments - 12:53 pm

Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team members place in state race

N. ABINGTON TWP. — The Keystone Composite co-ed mountain bike team competed in the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s (NICA) Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League’s (PICL) race #1 on Sept. 10 at Fair Hill Natural Resource Area in Elkton, Md. The Lackawanna State Park based interscholastic cycling team of more than 30 athletes in grades 6-12 placed […]

8 Comments - 7:06 pm

Dalton Borough Council discusses raising fine for pumping gray water into sewers

DALTON — At the Sept. 14 borough council meeting, council member Bill Montgomery mentioned an ordinance from the Dalton Sewer Authority, asking the council to raise a fine, penalizing for pumping gray water into sewers to $600. The fine was initially $20. Montgomery asked Solicitor Frank Bolock if the council is able to agree to […]

8 Comments - 11:25 am

Community Classroom: Volunteers are what make The Gathering Place work

This is a small exposition on the unexpected and totally whimsical beauty of volunteers. I’ve been watching a particular field on my road, one that has been left un-mowed for several years. Especially now as fall approaches, the field is a riot of color. I’ve never seen so much goldenrod in full flower. Then there […]

8 Comments - 12:25 pm

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