The Gathering Place to feature exhibit of colorful abstract artwork

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Gathering Place for Community, Arts and Education, 304 S. State St., will present its Abstraction Art Show Opening, featuring 15 local artists, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. Troy Bunnell, Tim Butler, Georgio Chatzikyriakos, Sarrah Dibble-Camburn, Hank Fells, Earl Lehman, Marilyn Steele, Michael Swanson, Brooke Wandall, Selena Waters, Stephanie Westgate, Sarah […]

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Boxer George Stonier advocates for Parkinson’s disease awareness

TUNKHANNOCK — The Dietrich Theater will host a free presentation, entitled “Parkinson’s and the Power of Exercise,” at 11 a.m. April 7 for Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation estimates there are more than 1 million people in the United States diagnosed with the disease, with more than 60,000 people are diagnosed each […]

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Keystone College to host spring jazz concert Sunday, March 25

LA PLUME — The Keystone College Department of Performance Music will conduct its spring jazz concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25 in the Theatre in Brooks. Admission is free and the public is invited. While primarily featuring the KC Jazz Ensemble, Combo and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the hour-long event will also include a preview […]

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Veterans outreach offered March 28 at Rep. Marty Flynn’s office

SCRANTON — Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program next week Wednesday, March 28 at the office of state Rep. Marty Flynn, located at Jay’s Commons, 409 N. Main Ave. A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be there to provide information on services available to […]

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Pysanky Workshop teaches about Ukrainian type of Easter egg

CLARKS SUMMIT — Tammy Budnovitch helped people get ready for Easter by teaching the Ukrainian custom of Pysanky eggs. The Wallenpaupack resident taught a Pysanky Workshop at The Gathering Place on March 15. Pysanky eggs made by Budnovitch were displayed in egg cartons and for sale. Budnovitch began by stating a few facts about the […]

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Thirteen Olives: New York native turns interest into thriving business

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. – While chatting with a visitor recently inside Thirteen Olives, owner Eugene Litz interrupted himself seven times in 30 minutes to say hello to every person who entered the shop where olive oils and balsamic vinegars are sold. “We really try to strive with our customer service,” Litz said, explaining the policy. […]

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Culinary experiences offered at Lackawanna College

SCRANTON — Lackawanna College is offering adult cooking classes through the Kiesendahl School of Hospitality and Tourism. Lackawanna’s professional chef instructors will walk learners of all skill levels through the cooking process in a fun, relaxed environment. Along with learning how to cook a meal from scratch, chef instructors will provide trade secrets to food […]

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Geisinger Commonwealth president and dean chairs international panel

SCRANTON — Steven J. Scheinman, president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and chief academic officer at Geisinger, was invited by The Patient Safety Movement Foundation to chair its “Patient Safety Curriculum in Schools” panel and to moderate the discussion at the foundation’s sixth annual World Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit Feb. […]

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Retired William Pastore recognized by commissioners for 42 years of service

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a certificate of recognition to William Pastore, who served as the chief financial officer for Lackawanna/Susquehanna Behavioral Health for 42 years and recently retired from his post. From left, are Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, William and Donna Pastore, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings. photo

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Lackawanna County’s Senior Health Fair supports Meals On Wheels program

The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented officials from Meals on Wheels of Northeastern Pennsylvania a $4,000 check, which represents a portion of the proceeds from the recent Senior Health Fair. The funds will be used for operations and the preparation and delivery of meals to the home-bound of our community. From left, are Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, […]

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