Cub Scouts move up to Boy Scouts at Blue & Gold Banquet

CLARKS GREEN — Cub Scouts of Pack 251 played Quidditch pong (similar to beer pong), bouncing balls through Quidditch goals. They also made potions using moon dew, dragon’s blood, and leach juice. These were a couple of the Harry Potter-based activities at the Blue and Gold Banquet held March 18 at the fellowship hall of […]

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Keystone College students take spring break service trip to Washington, D.C.

LA PLUME — A group of nine students from Keystone College travelled to Washington, D.C. for an alternative spring break service trip from March 10-13. Accompanied by Maria Fanning, coordinator of civic engagement and service learning, they stayed at the Hostelling International and volunteered at the Community for Creative Non-Violence, the largest homeless shelter in […]

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Col. Edward J. Lengel speaks to Rotary Club of the Abingtons

Col. Edward J. Lengel, former Abington area resident and 1987 graduate of Rotary Leadership Camp, was the keynote speaker at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of the Abingtons. As a junior at Abington Heights High School, Lengel was selected to participate in Leadership Camp by two of the committee members pictured here. From […]

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Volunteers donate blankets to Moses Taylor Hospital

Volunteer groups throughout Lackawanna County made and donated handmade blankets, hats and sweaters to babies and children at Commonwealth Health Moses Taylor Hospital. Forty-six blankets of all colors and sizes, along with several hats and sweaters, were collected and delivered to the hospital in Scranton. Nurses at Moses Taylor distribute the blankets to newborns or […]

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Judge Julia Munley speaks at Hospice of Sacred Heart Social Work Breakfast

MOOSIC — Lackawanna County Judge Julia K. Munley spoke of social workers as leaders, advocates and champions at the annual Hospice of the Sacred Heart Social Work Breakfast March 16. Speaking before a group of social workers and community leaders, she spoke of her admiration for her sister, Gwen, who has dedicated her professional life […]

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Community calendar for week of March 21, 2018

REMINDERS NAMI Mental Health Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Wyoming County Special Needs Association (the log cabin building), 636 Route 29 North, Tunkhannock. Open to people with mental health issues, as well as family members and caregivers. Alzheimer’s Association of Greater PA support group meetings, 7 […]

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Marywood University to host West Point Band members for recital, master class

SCRANTON — Marywood University’s music, theatre and dance department will host a Saxophone Recital and Master Class by principal saxophonist for the West Point Band Stacy Wilson and her accompanist Yalin Chi on Saturday, April 7. The recital will take place at 1 p.m., and the Master Class will take place at 3 p.m. in […]

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Committee encourages exploration of Wyoming County’s parks and trails

Unlike its neighbors, Wyoming County does not have a county or state park within its borders. State Game Lands 57 makes up a great portion of its southwest corner, and there are numerous trails, municipal parks and other publicly accessible green spaces and waterways for recreation. But there has never been a single source to […]

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Lackawanna Trail K’NEX team headed to state competition

Lackawanna Trail placed first and second in the sixth through eighth-grade division of the K’NEX competition held March 19 at Johnson College. The school’s first-place team will represent the region at the state competition, to be held this May in Harrisburg. From left, first row, are Ciera Darmock, Lauren Fahey, Lily Jagoe and Ella Naylor. […]

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Waverly Elementary School announces March 2018 Comet Club winners

Waverly Elementary Students were recently awarded prizes through the school’s Comet Club Program for demonstrating kindness, respect and good citizenship during the month of March. From left, first row, are Riley Loke, Molly Keeler, Rose Russini and Kenzie Ciavarella. Second row, Bruce Butala, Caleb Smeraldi, Cayden Bradway, Sindhuja Patel, Kate Peters, Callie Odom and Principal […]

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