Abington Junior Comets play annual Blue/White football game

The Abington Junior Comets played their annual Blue/White game Oct. 8 at Comets Stadium. Members of the 2017 Abington Junior Comets cheerleading squard are, from left, first row, Bella Allen, Hannah Sottile, Jordan Colombo, Nora Jones, Kate Nealon, Megan Dymek, Leandra Brust. Second row, Courtney Nealon, Julia Adragna, Abby Phillips, Ava Tayoun, Amelia Campbell, Brianna […]

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Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Oct. 25, 2017

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, through May 31, 2018. The center is located at 1814 Newton Ransom Blvd., Clarks Summit. Introduction to the Japanese martial art of Aikido, classes […]

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Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 17, 2017

The Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of Oct. 17, 2017 are as follows: Team Standings: Wildcats-16.5, Manx-16, Calicos-16, Lynx-15, Siamese-14, Bobcats-14, Panthers-12, Tigers-8.5 High Individual Game: Maxine Gilligan-184, Judy Wolfe-182, Pat Chipak-175 High Individual Series: Anna Aten-469, Judy Wolfe-456, Bette Connell-454 High Team Game: Manx-701, Bobcats-690, Lynx-667 High Team Series: Manx-1980, Panthers-1892, […]

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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 […]

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Country Club of Scranton crowns golf champion

Bob Parry, left, and Gene Cosgrove played in the finals of the Country Club of Scranton Club Championship handicap division. Cosgrove birdied the last hole to win the match. The two men played against each other in the semifinals of the club championship 43 years ago and the result was the same. photo

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Abington Heights falls to Honesdale in D2-2A field hockey play-in game

HAWLEY — Mandy Gunuskey scored a goal off an assist from Chloe Nicolini to lift Honesdale to a 1-0 win over Abington Heights in a District 2 Class 2A field hockey play-in game Friday afternoon at Wallenpaupack. With the win, Honesdale (4-11) earned the No. 6 seed in the district playoffs and will face Dallas […]

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Abington Heights tops Tunkhannock, will face Honesdale in D2-2A play-in game

TUNKHANNOCK — Abington Heights entered Thursday’s game knowing a win would extend its season. The Lady Comets faced some early adversity, but closed the first half with a flurry and held off Tunkhannock, 2-1, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 field hockey game. Abington Heights (3-11) will face Honesdale (3-11) in a play-in game […]

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Abington Heights’ Lauren Carroll reaches tennis semifinals

WILKES-BARRE – Lauren Carroll from Abington Heights became one of just two players to reach the semifinals of District 2-4 Class 3A Subregional girls tennis in singles, doubles and team play. A semifinalist in the singles tournament, Carroll was part of the Comets making it to the team championship match. At presstime, she was still […]

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Abington Heights blanks Scranton Prep to cap undefeated regular soccer season

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights finished the regular season undefeated and did it in style. During Lackawanna League Soccer Media Day in August, Lady Comets senior Emily Clauss laid out three goals for the upcoming season: an undefeated record, a league championship and a district championship. After defeating Scranton Prep, 5-0, in a Division 2 […]

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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 […]

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