NEWS


Abington area students named to dean’s list at Saint Joseph’s University

Abington area students named to dean’s list at Saint Joseph’s University

PHILADELPHIA — The following Abington area students earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2016 semester at Saint Joseph’s Univers...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Clarks Summit student named to dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland

Clarks Summit student named to dean’s list at Loyola University Maryland

BALTIMORE, Md. — Daniel Horvath, of Clarks Summit, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester at Loyola University Mar...

July 19th, 2016 |  


2017 Harford Fair premium book contest deadline Aug. 1

2017 Harford Fair premium book contest deadline Aug. 1

NEW MILFORD — People interested in entering the 2017 Harford Fair premium book contest should grab their paints, markers, other craft supplies a...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Countryside Community Church holds Vacation Bible School

Countryside Community Church holds Vacation Bible School

NEWTON TWP. — Cave Quest was the theme this year for Countryside Community Church’s annual Vacation Bible School, held July 11 to 15. Thro...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Misericordia University releases spring dean’s list for Abington area

Misericordia University releases spring dean’s list for Abington area

DALLAS TWP. — The following students were named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2016 semester at Misericordia University:• Adam Ca...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Harford Agricultural Society Scholarship Award applications due Sept. 1

Harford Agricultural Society Scholarship Award applications due Sept. 1

NEW MILFORD — The directors of the Harford Agricultural Society are continuing their scholarship program for college students who have been affi...

July 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Abington American claims District 17 10-11 year-old baseball championship

Abington American claims District 17 10-11 year-old baseball championship

Winning pitcher Noah McCarty also hit a home run in Abington American’s win against West Scranton for the District 17 10-11 year-old title Frida...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Memorial race to honor life of South Abington Twp. resident

Memorial race to honor life of South Abington Twp. resident

SCRANTON — When Charlie Charlesworth, Pennsylvania Council President of Trout Unlimited, approached Nardimar Koch about holding an event in memo...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of July 20, 2016

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of July 20, 2016

Abington Youth Soccer League registration, currently underway for the fall season. Boys and girls born on or between 8/1/97 and 7/31/12 are eligible t...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Abington American shuts out Abington National to claim District 17 baseball title

Abington American shuts out Abington National to claim District 17 baseball title

CLARKS SUMMIT — Lincoln Anderson took the mound thinking if he threw the ball over the plate, the defense behind him would make the plays needed...

July 18th, 2016 |  


23rd Annual Jack Newman Classic raises funds for vocational training at Allied Services

23rd Annual Jack Newman Classic raises funds for vocational training at Allied Services

MOOSIC — One hundred golfers gathered at Glenmaura National Golf Club for the 23rd Annual Jack Newman Golf Classic. The tournament is held in ho...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Lackawanna County 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney slated for July 29-31 in downtown Scranton

Lackawanna County 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney slated for July 29-31 in downtown Scranton

SCRANTON — Lackawanna County will host its annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament Friday through Sunday, July 29 through 31 on the 100-200 blocks o...

July 12th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


AFA Gallery to host ‘Arrangements on Paper’ exhibit by Al Pierce and Sarah Proctor Perdew Aug. 4–26

AFA Gallery to host ‘Arrangements on Paper’ exhibit by Al Pierce and Sarah Proctor Perdew Aug. 4–26

SCRANTON — During the month of August, the AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., will display “Arrangements on Paper,” an exhibit featur...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Sadie Green Sales Jug Band to take the Dietrich Theater stage as featured performer for July 22 Open Mic Night

Sadie Green Sales Jug Band to take the Dietrich Theater stage as featured performer for July 22 Open Mic Night

TUNKHANNOCK — Thousands have been treated to Sadie Green Sales Jug Band at River Day, and now fans can meet them up close at the Dietrich Theate...

July 18th, 2016 |  


More Than Movies: River Day, Summer Fest are talk of the Dietrich Theater

More Than Movies: River Day, Summer Fest are talk of the Dietrich Theater

Editor’s note: This week’s column was written by Dietrich Theater Program Director Margie Young.Have you ever wondered how TunkhannockR...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Von Storch Quartet, Bill Carter headed to Hillside Park pavilion for Lakeside Wednesday Concerts series July 27

Von Storch Quartet, Bill Carter headed to Hillside Park pavilion for Lakeside Wednesday Concerts series July 27

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The Von Storch Quartet, with its repertoire of relaxed yet swinging instrumental and vocal stylings, will perform in the s...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Parenting, Abington Style: My kids don’t play anymore

Parenting, Abington Style: My kids don’t play anymore

Summer comes around each year like a measuring stick. It’s such a carefree time full of joyful memories.As this summer kicked into full swing ov...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Actors Circle sets auditions for the first play of its 35th season, ‘The House of Blue Leaves’

Actors Circle sets auditions for the first play of its 35th season, ‘The House of Blue Leaves’

SCRANTON — Actors Circle set auditions for the first play of its 35th season, “The House of Blue Leaves” by John Guare.Set in Queens...

July 12th, 2016 |  


OPINION


More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater gears up for film festival, River Day activities in Tunkhannock

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater gears up for film festival, River Day activities in Tunkhannock

Only two days before Summer Fest kicks off at the Dietrich!I just love that we have four festivals in a year now. Otherwise we would miss so many of t...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Dalton Library Delights: Summer, stories and smiles

Dalton Library Delights: Summer, stories and smiles

We’re in summer mode at the Dalton Community Library and the energy is high. The door is swinging open with lots of smiling faces and the sound ...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Club has much to celebrate this summer

Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Club has much to celebrate this summer

For 31 years, the Rotary Club of the Abingtons has lit up the skies in celebration of our nation’s independence with fireworks at the Abington H...

July 5th, 2016 |  


More Than Movies: Walking tours, birds of prey highlight Dietrich Theater schedule

More Than Movies: Walking tours, birds of prey highlight Dietrich Theater schedule

Editor’s note: This week’s column was written by Dietrich Theater Program Director Margie Young.Tunkhannock should be bursting with pride ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


More Than Movies: Live theater, summer camps and more fill the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

More Than Movies: Live theater, summer camps and more fill the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

Editor’s note: This week’s column was written by Dietrich Theater Program Director Margie Young. Erica Rogler will return next week.Last w...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Summer reading, pow wow, financial classes for kids among upcoming programs at Abington Community Library

Summer reading, pow wow, financial classes for kids among upcoming programs at Abington Community Library

Parents, this summer is the perfect time to get your families involved with the Abington Community Library. Children up to sixth grade may register fo...

June 14th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Abington area farmers participate in conservation district’s Interseeder Demonstration Day

Abington area farmers participate in conservation district’s Interseeder Demonstration Day

SCOTT TWP. — Four Lackawanna County farms participated in the Lackawanna County Conservation District’s Interseeder Demonstration Day, hel...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania announces Iced Coffee Day on July 13 to benefit Saint Joseph’s Center

Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania announces Iced Coffee Day on July 13 to benefit Saint Joseph’s Center

SCRANTON — Dunkin’ Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced Wednesday, July 13 will be the seventh annual Iced Coffee Day to support ...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Abington Business and Professional Association to hold annual Summerfest and Sidewalk Sale Days July 14-16

Abington Business and Professional Association to hold annual Summerfest and Sidewalk Sale Days July 14-16

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Business and Professional Association will present its annual Summerfest and Sidewalk Sale Days Thursday through Sa...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Abington Heights grad smells success with Scranton business Note Fragrances

Abington Heights grad smells success with Scranton business Note Fragrances

SCRANTON — Abington Heights graduate Danielle Fleming, 38, of Dunmore, is on mission to change the world – one fragrance at a time.And as ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Bill Donahoe opens new Fish Window Cleaning franchise location in Clarks Summit

Bill Donahoe opens new Fish Window Cleaning franchise location in Clarks Summit

Bill Donahoe opened a new local franchise location of Fish Window Cleaning at 401 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit. The new business provides services fo...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Our Lady of Peace School receives EITC donation from Kane Is Able

Our Lady of Peace School receives EITC donation from Kane Is Able

Alex and Kelly Stark from Kane Is Able presented a check for $10,000 to Colleen Jumper, principal of Our Lady of Peace School in Clarks Green. Kane Is...

June 20th, 2016 |  


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