Camera For A Cure sponsors Splashin’ with Compassion fundraiser

Camera For A Cure (CFAC) was a sponsor of this year’s Splashin’ with Compassion. The event, held annually at Montage Mountain, benefits the Friends of Shannon McDonough nonprofit. This fundraiser is personal for CFAC founder Timmy Walsh as McDonough was his cousin. Shannon McDonough passed away in 2009 at the age of 23 from colon […]

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Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Feb. 14, 2018

AUDITIONS & CALLS FOR ENTRY Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra open rehearsal, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School auditorium. Musicians of all ages who would like to participate should call 570-289-1090 to discuss openings and obtain the music for the rehearsal pieced. There are openings for all instruments, especially strings. […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Feb. 14, 2018

This week’s question: Who wrote the children’s book on which the movie “Peter Rabbit” is based? Last week’s answer: Christian Bale. Last week’s winner: Barbara Hicks, of Clarks Summit. https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy-1.jpg

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Man on the street: ‘Who is your Valentine?’

“My daddy is my Valentine because he takes me skiing all the time.” Patrick Strong Clarks Summit “My two little boys are my Valentines. “ Kristen Strong Clarks Summit “My husband Stan is my Valentine. “ Michelle Stravinskas South Abington Twp. My BFF Karina is my Valentine. We do everything together.” Alexia Stravinskas South Abington […]

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Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Feb. 7, 2018

AUDITIONS & CALLS FOR ENTRY ‘Cinderella’ ballet auditions, 11 a.m. Feb. 10 in Marywood University’s Center for Athletics and Wellness, Room 230. Pointe experience is preferred, but not required. The performance will be presented May 4 and 5. Info: email Linn McDonald, dance director, at mcdonald.linn@marywood.edu. Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra open rehearsal, 7:30 to 9:30 […]

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Opening night scheduled for Abington Heights students’ Our Town art exhibit

CLARKS SUMMIT — An opening night art reception featuring works created by Abington Heights High School students will take place Friday, Feb. 9 at The Gathering Place, 304 S. State St.. The public is invited to the Our Town art exhibit to enjoy drawings, paintings, photography, sculpture, pottery and jewelry highlighting the students’ talents. The […]

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Keystone College students plan fifth annual Cupcake Challenge

LA PLUME — Keystone College students are hoping members of the college community and local residents can pick the area’s top cupcakes and raise money to help fight cancer on the same evening. Students in Keystone’s Hospitality and Event Planning Program will conduct their fifth annual Cupcake Challenge from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. […]

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Attack Computers owner hoping for success with brick and mortar tore

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. – Chuck Atak knows there’s a problem with the sign over the front door of his business. He’s aware that “Attack Computors” should read “Attack Computers,” but the logo was designed by his 13-year-old son Faik and the father’s judgment was clouded by paternal admiration. “I thought it was good and I […]

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More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater chases aways winters ‘blahs’

One of the highlights at the Dietrich Theater this year is Jeff Mitchell’s armchair hiking journey through the incredible beauty of the mountains of our world in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Not all of us are able to take to the hiking trails, but we can all marvel at the views from mountaintops, the fabulous rock formations, […]

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Dietrich Movie Mania for week of Feb. 7, 2018

This week’s question: Who plays the leading man in the movie “Hostiles?” Last week’s answer: James Dashner. Last week’s winner: Mary Gabriel, of Tunkhannock. https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/web1_AJ_Dietrich_Mania_BW-Copy.jpg

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