PITTSTON TWP. — “Our Town: The Abingtons,” the next edition in WVIA’s “Our Town” series, will premiere at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 14 on WVIA-TV.
On the outskirts of Scranton, a unique cluster of hamlets known as “The Abingtons” allow one to experience a multi-faceted sense of community.
Window shop along State Street and enjoy a variety of traditional and avant garde stores, each with a personal flair.
Take in a lecture or art exhibit at The Gathering Place. Head to the Waverly Community House, where the philanthropy of the past offers future generations opportunities to be enriched and enlightened. Make your way to the Abington Community Library and marvel at the continuous flow of events keeping everyone current and connected. Journey the back roads and enjoy a leisurely Sunday drive in the country, and don’t forget a stop at Manning’s for a dip of homemade ice cream with over fifty flavors to choose.
Nostalgia waltzes with the latest trends to make the distinctive hamlets of The Abingtons an adventure to experience—and a wonderful place to call home.
“Our Town: The Abingtons,” is produced in partnership with the Abington Journal and Times Leader.
As northeastern Pennsylvania’s and the Central Susquehanna Valley’s member supported public television station serving a large geographic area, the “Our Town” project was initiated in an effort to involve the communities and their residents with WVIA Public Media. The “Our Town” television series is intended to treat viewers to the many personalities, perspectives, and possibilities that local towns have to offer.
An encore presentation of “Our Town: The Abingtons” will be broadcast at 12 p.m. Sunday April 24 on WVIA-TV.
Learn more about WVIA’s “Our Town” series at wviaourtown.org.