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Keystone College Dining Services to sponsor Cupcakes and Cocktails benefit for American Red Cross Oct. 4

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Keystone College Dining Services will sponsor “Cupcakes and Cocktails” from 6 - 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in Evans Hall in Hibbard Campus Center. All proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross.Guests will be able to shop with local vendors displaying products at the event and enjoy soft drinks, cocktails, and complimentary cupcakes. The event will also include a basket raffle. Representatives from the Red Cross will attend.Tickets are $30 per person and $25 for Keystone students. For more information, contact Keystone College Dining Services employee and event organizer Lauren Deily, at 570-362-0779 or laurendeily@hotmail.com.

 

Alley Cats bowling scores

Alley Cats bowling league scores from Sept. 23 are as follows:Team standings: Panthers-12, Tigers-11, Bobcats-10, Manx-9, Siamese-8, Wildcats-6, Lynx-6, Ghost-2High individual game: Bette Connell-170, Fran Livecchi-157High individual series: Bette Connell-450, Karron Mcgowan-410, Mary Jo Long-405High team game: Manx-678, Bobcats-653, Lynx-651High team series: Manx-1918, Lynx-1889, Siamese-1867

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Keystone College runners earn weekly conference honors

Keystone College cross country runners Justin Clarke and Shannon Vairo were honored on Sept. 29 as the Colonial States Athletic Conference announced its weekly award winners. Clarke was named the CSAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week while Vairo was selected to the conference’s Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week Honor Roll.

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Arts and entertainment calendar, week of Oct. 1, 2014

VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTSGlenburn Township 10th Annual Art Show and Sale: Call for Entries. Delivery by Oct. 23 for Oct. 26 opening. All original two-dimensional media considered. Info: call Joanne at 570-954-1489.The Dietrich Fall 2014 Film Festival, now through Oct. 9 at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. Info/tickets: 570-996-1500.

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Community calendar, week of Oct. 1, 2014

REMINDERSAbington Community Market, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturdays. Local growers sell their vegetables and more behind the South Abington Elementary School.South Side Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. every Saturday through October at 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton. Hosted by United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Elm Street Revitalization Project. Fresh food, baked goods, wine, herbs and other items are av...

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Dalton resident Melanie Call receives master’s degree from King’s College

Melanie Call, of Dalton, recently received a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre.A physician assistant (PA) is a dependent mid-level health professional licensed by the state to practice medicine as delegated by and under the supervision of a physician.Upon successful completion of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam, graduates can practice in almost any field of medicine, including family practices, s...

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Jay Paterno will hold book signing at Barnes & Noble on Oct. 5

Jay Paterno will be in attendance for a book signing at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5 at the Barnes & Noble Arena Hub Plaza store in Wilkes-Barre Township for the new release of “Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father.”This biography of Joe Paterno by his son Jay is an honest and touching look at the life and legacy of a beloved coaching legend. Jay Paterno paints a full picture of his father’s life and career as well as documenting that ...

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Lake-Lehman shuts out Abington Heights in field hockey

Lake-Lehman defeated Abington Heights, 5-0, in a Wyoming Valley field hockey game on Monday.Sarah Sabaluski led the Black Knights with two goals and an assist. Kate Supey provided a goal and an assist, and Alysa Adams and Jamie Buzink each scored a goal.Melanie Fricchione made 15 saves for the Lady Comets.

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Sen. Baker to hold office hours in Tunkhannock Oct. 7

State Sen. Lisa Baker announced that Field Representative Tom Yoniski will be available for consultation from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Commissioners’ Office Conference Room inside the Wyoming County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock.Constituents are encouraged to visit with any questions or problems relating to state matters. Concerns may also be addressed by visiting Baker’s district office at 22 Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway, Dal...

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County fishing derby scheduled for Oct. 11

The 22nd annual Lackawanna County fishing derby will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale. The event is limited to the first 250 children, ages 4-12, and there is a $5 registration cost. Contact the Lackawanna County Parks & Recreation office at 570-963-6764 for details and sign-up information.

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Author Judy McFarlane to discuss ‘A Journey Beyond Down Syndrome’ at disABILITY Conference

Authors Judy McFarlane and Grace Chen will deliver a public lecture in conjunction with the 13th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disABILITY, hosted by The University of Scranton’s Panuska College of Professional Studies. The lecture, titled “A Journey Beyond Down Syndrome,” will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center on campus.The author of “Writing with Grace: A Journey Beyond Down Syndrome,” McFarlane ...

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Marywood University’s School of Architecture to present free lecture series

Marywood University’s School of Architecture will present a free lecture series in the Comerford Theatre, Center for Health and Natural Sciences on the university’s campus. The schedule is as follows:Maureen Moran, principal designer for MCLA Architectural Lighting Design, Washington, D.C., will present “Lighting and Architecture, The Science and Art of Lighting Design,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 29.Rab McClure, architect and associate professor at Virginia Comm...

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Former Abington Heights golfers lead Keystone College to second place finish in quad match

Abington Heights graduate Matt Lewis shot a season-best round of 75, the best individual performance by a Keystone College men’s golfer this fall, to help the Giants defeat both Baptist Bible College and The University of Scranton on Sept. 25 during a quad match hosted by the Defenders.Keystone, who was edged out by Marywood University, shot a combined score of 328 on the par 71, 6,201 yard course at Stonehedge Golf Course while improving to 5-4 in head-to-head matches this s...

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LoBasso, Hornets sting Tigers

HONESDALE – It’s the same story, but only a different night.Tunkhannock’s defense holds up as long as it could. The Tigers’ offense just can’t get into gear quick enough. And an opposing team’s quarterback puts up a big number.This week, it was Honesdale’s Josh LoBasso.The senior quarterback combined for five touchdowns, three passing and two rushing, and racked up 357 yards of total offense as Honesdale slowly pulled ...

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Warm sun to shine all weekend

Warm, sunny and clear.That’s what is ahead for the weekend and most of next week, according to meteorologists from WNEP-TV and the National Weather Service.Local weather-woman Noreen Clark says this month is turning out to be the driest September on record since 1943.Patches of early-morning fog are to bake off as the sun rises higher this morning, making way for a clear day, high of 77 degrees. Tonight, the thermometer might dip as low as 54 degrees, bu...

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Testimony in Scranton: Transportation projects to boost NEPA’s and state’s economy

SCRANTON — The state’s transportation law signed by Gov. Tom Corbett last fall will give Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges a badly needed overhaul.But it also will put other modes of transportation on more stable ground and provide a boost to the state and local economy.That was a prevailing idea expressed at what was billed as a state Senate Transportation Committee hearing Thursday at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel.From state Transpor...

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Abington Area Joint Recreation Board, Greater Scranton YMCA partner in third annual Hillside Harvest Moon Festival

Cow manure.There may be nothing pretty about it, but it will be a main attraction at this year’s Hillside Harvest Moon Fest, set for noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 at Hillside Park on Winola Road, South Abington Township.The third annual event, presented by the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board and the Greater Scranton YMCA, will feature plenty of family activities, including fall-themed arts and crafts, canoe rentals, a bounce house, face painting, live mus...

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Parents of Down Syndrome of NEPA to host Buddy Walk at Lakeland High School Oct. 5

Eleven-year-old Norah Carey, of Newton Township enjoys the same types of activities as other children her age: jumping on her trampoline, playing soccer and going to birthday parties for her friends. She works hard in school, socializes with other children and adults and is described by her father, Kelly Carey, as “very full of spunk.”“She just makes you feel good to be around,” he said.There is one difference, however, between Norah and most of h...

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