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Clarks Summit resident Rachael Rugletic to go on medical mission to Haiti

Clarks Summit resident Rachael Rugletic to go on medical mission to Haiti

WILKES-BARRE — King’s College student Rachael Rugletic, of Clarks Summit, will take part in a medical mission to Haiti through the school&...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Abington area students accepted at Delaware Valley University

Abington area students accepted at Delaware Valley University

DOYLESTOWN — Delaware Valley University announced the following Abington area students are accepted for admission at the university.Anthony Berr...

March 26th, 2017 |  


South Abington Township resident Marissa Yannuzzi named provost scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

South Abington Township resident Marissa Yannuzzi named provost scholar at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

INDIANA — Marissa Louise Yannuzzi, of South Abington Township, an interior design student, was recognized as a Provost Scholar at Indiana Univer...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

For the most part, the game was played without controversy.There was a technical foul, along with a couple of calls that brought grumbling from a few ...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Warmer temperatures and rain expected in the Wyoming Valley; NWS warns of flooding

Warmer temperatures and rain expected in the Wyoming Valley; NWS warns of flooding

Warmer temperatures can be expected in the Wyoming Valley into next week.The National Weather Service indicated it was 43 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at t...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Air show set for Aug. 12-13 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

Air show set for Aug. 12-13 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

AVOCA — The Bi-County Airport Board on Thursday unanimously approved hosting the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

For the most part, the game was played without controversy.There was a technical foul, along with a couple of calls that brought grumbling from a few ...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Abington Heights boys basketball season ends in state semifinals

Abington Heights boys basketball season ends in state semifinals

BETHLEHEM — Abington Heights withstood an early onslaught, but Archbishop Wood used a strong second-half effort to defeat the Comets, 68-57, in ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 22, 2017

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 22, 2017

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m....

March 21st, 2017 |  


College Corner: Tessa Barrett earns All-American honor at Penn State

College Corner: Tessa Barrett earns All-American honor at Penn State

Penn State sophomore Tessa Barrett earned her second All-American honor when she finished fifth in the 5,000 meter run at the NCAA Division I Indoor T...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Abington Heights tops Chester to make state basketball semis for first time

Abington Heights tops Chester to make state basketball semis for first time

BETHLEHEM — Whenever Abington Heights needed a basket down the stretch, Jackson Danzig delivered.The junior scored 18 of his game-high 30 points...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Abington Youth Basketball League crowns champions

Abington Youth Basketball League crowns champions

Archangel Personal Home Care won the Abington Youth Basketball League “A” Division Championship. From left, first row, Jack Petriello, Nat...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Two Clarks Summit residents to perform in Act Out Theatre’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Two Clarks Summit residents to perform in Act Out Theatre’s production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

TAYLOR — Two Clarks Summit residents will perform in Act Out Theatre’s production of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s “Jesus Christ Supers...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Keystone College senior students to present artwork at AFA Gallery

Keystone College senior students to present artwork at AFA Gallery

LA PLUME — Cree Gregory, of Clarks Summit, will be among 13 Keystone College senior art students who will present an exhibition of their artwork...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Ballet Theatre of Scranton to present ‘Dracula’ Saturday, April 29 at the Theater at North

Ballet Theatre of Scranton to present ‘Dracula’ Saturday, April 29 at the Theater at North

Jerica Tallo and Nick Lazor (whom Abington-area residents will recognize as an Abington Heights School District faculty member) prepare for their role...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

SCRANTON — The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present the third offering in its new series of free film and craft events wh...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present Af...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

AUDITIONS AND CALLS FOR ENTRYThe Scranton Fringe Festival open for applications: The performing arts festival is scheduled to return to multiple venue...

March 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater is full of stories

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater is full of stories

“Local history beats Hollywood today!” observed Erica Rogler as she introduced presenters Ed McMullen and Andrea Smith at last Sunday̵...

March 14th, 2017 |  


More Than Movies: March brings ‘a whirlwind of activity’ to Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

More Than Movies: March brings ‘a whirlwind of activity’ to Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

As the winds whipped the landscape last week, a whirlwind of activity was going on at the Dietrich Theater. Four of our events – Readers Meeting...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes March, looks forward to April book and bake sale

Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes March, looks forward to April book and bake sale

Children from our Story Time group, which meets at 11 a.m. Tuesdays, ended February with big smiles. During this time, we always listen to a few books...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Letter to editor: Parker Hill Church grateful for local donations to Night to Shine event

Dear Editor,Parker Hill Church is honored to be the local host of Night to Shine, a prom for people with special needs, in partnership with the Tim Te...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Rotary, Lions clubs join forces in ‘service above self’

Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Rotary, Lions clubs join forces in ‘service above self’

The Rotary Club of the Abingtons and the Abington Lions Club recently joined forces for fun and good cheer at dinner at the Ramada. The purpose of gat...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor: Clarks Summit resident Joe Skinner says, ‘Stop the nonsense’

Letter to the Editor: Clarks Summit resident Joe Skinner says, ‘Stop the nonsense’

Editor:People are out there with their signs, posters and bull horns, telling the congress people and senators how we voted them in and we can vote th...

February 27th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Five Abington-area residents receive promotions at Allied Services

Five Abington-area residents receive promotions at Allied Services

CLARKS SUMMIT — Five Allied Services employees recently received promotions.Laura Marion, RN, BSN, was announced as the new Director of Operatio...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Allied Services honors Miracle Makers

Allied Services honors Miracle Makers

Allied Services Integrated Health System honored the contributions and successes of employees and managers from various divisions at their bimonthly M...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Davis promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources

Davis promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources

CLARKS SUMMIT — Darryl Davis has been promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources.He has led the KCR Informat...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board celebrates opening of expanded Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Tunkhannock

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board celebrates opening of expanded Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) welcomed local officials and the public to the grand opening of an expanded Fine Wine...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Open house held at Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute

Open house held at Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute

Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton recently held an open house at its newly restructured Orthopedic Institute. Regional Hospital was th...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Allied Services celebrates vocational employment milestones of employees with disabilities

Allied Services celebrates vocational employment milestones of employees with disabilities

Allied Services celebrated the accomplishments and significant employment milestones of people with disabilities employed at its Scranton vocational c...

December 27th, 2016 |  


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