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Pre-registration now open for Eighth Annual Forever Young Kids’ Fishing Derby June 10 at Hillside Park

Pre-registration now open for Eighth Annual Forever Young Kids’ Fishing Derby June 10 at Hillside Park

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Eighth Annual Forever Young Kids’ Fishing Derby will be presented in memory of the late “Bud” Young on ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


S. Abington Twp student Kara Greskovic named to spring 2017 dean’s list at Belmont University

S. Abington Twp student Kara Greskovic named to spring 2017 dean’s list at Belmont University

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kara Greskovic, of South Abington Township, qualified for the spring 2017 dean’s list at Belmont University.Eligibility...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International donates to Summer Lunch Box Program

Beta Rho Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International donates to Summer Lunch Box Program

The Beta Rho Chapter members of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (DKG) recently collected pasta and sauce to donate to the Summer Lunch Box...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Our Lady of Peace School students among winners of Lackawanna Blind Association’s Magic World of Vision Poster Contest

Our Lady of Peace School students among winners of Lackawanna Blind Association’s Magic World of Vision Poster Contest

Winners of the Magic World of Vision Poster Contest were treated to a pizza party and entertainment by Damian the Magician at the Lackawanna Blind Ass...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Margaret Cianni, Michael Altier celebrate 100th, 102nd birthdays at Clarks Summit Senior Living

Margaret Cianni, Michael Altier celebrate 100th, 102nd birthdays at Clarks Summit Senior Living

Margaret Cianni and Michael Altier, guests at Clarks Summit Senior Living, recently celebrated their 100th and 102nd birthdays, respectively. The mile...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center students inducted into National Honor Society

Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center students inducted into National Honor Society

SPRINGVILLE — Students and parents were invited to an induction ceremony on April 4 in the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center’...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


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    Abington Heights’ Christman-Ostrowski win District 2 Class 3A doubles title

    Abington Heights’ Christman-Ostrowski win District 2 Class 3A doubles title

    Abington Heights’ doubles team of Timmy Christman-Brian Ostrowski, the top seed, defeated Crestwood’s unseeded duo of Nick Andrews-Sachin ...

    May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


    Miscues hurt Lackawanna Trail in D2-2A quarterfinal baseball loss

    Miscues hurt Lackawanna Trail in D2-2A quarterfinal baseball loss

    CLINTON TWP. — Holy Cross’ discipline at the plate paid dividends as the Crusaders drew seven walks during their 13-3 win, in five innings...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Waverly Community House announces finalists in Waverly Waddle 3.1-Mile 5K Run/Walk

    Waverly Community House announces finalists in Waverly Waddle 3.1-Mile 5K Run/Walk

    WAVERLY — One hundred runners and walkers participated in the Waverly Waddle 3.1-Mile 5K Run/Walk to honor mothers and caregivers Saturday, May ...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Abington Heights junior high softball team wins Division 1 title

    Abington Heights junior high softball team wins Division 1 title

    The Abington Heights junior high softball team finished the season with a 14-1 overall record, including a 9-1 mark in league play, to win the Lackawa...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Keystone College men’s lacrosse team receives conference’s 3-D award

    Keystone College men’s lacrosse team receives conference’s 3-D award

    ASTON — Keystone College’s men’s lacrosse team was honored as the Colonial States Athletic Conference’s (CSAC) 3-D Award winne...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of May 24, 2017

    Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of May 24, 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...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


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    Dietrich movie mania for week of May 24, 2017

    Dietrich movie mania for week of May 24, 2017

    This week’s question: In what year did the first “Alien” come out?Last week’s answer: Goldie Hawn.Last week’s winner: Ba...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Carmel Ardito School of Dance Junior Company to present ‘The Young Dancer’ June 9 at the Scranton Cultural Center

    Carmel Ardito School of Dance Junior Company to present ‘The Young Dancer’ June 9 at the Scranton Cultural Center

    PECKVILLE — The Carmel Ardito School of Dance will present “The Young Dancer” at 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the Scranton Cultural Cen...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Arts and entertainment calendar for week of May 17, 2017

    Arts and entertainment calendar for week of May 17, 2017

    VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTSThe Wyoming County Players’ Junior Players and Little Hams present ‘Shrek, Jr.,’ May 19 and 20 at the Sta...

    May 16th, 2017 |  


    Barry Singer’s Art Room students display work at the Abington Community Library

    Barry Singer’s Art Room students display work at the Abington Community Library

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The students of the Art Room held an exhibit opening Tuesday, April 25 at the Abington Community Library. The work was on displa...

    May 15th, 2017 |  


    The Carmel Ardito School of Dance to present ‘That’s Entertainment’ June 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center

    The Carmel Ardito School of Dance to present ‘That’s Entertainment’ June 4 at the Scranton Cultural Center

    PECKVILLE — The Carmel Ardito School of Dance will present ‘That’s Entertainment,” featuring many dancers from the Abingtons, ...

    May 15th, 2017 |  


    Tunkhannock native Catherine Shefski pens feature film about classical musicians

    Tunkhannock native Catherine Shefski pens feature film about classical musicians

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – “Playing with Beethoven,” an upcoming feature film written by Tunkhannock native, pianist Catherine (Remus) Sh...

    May 15th, 2017 |  


    OPINION


    More Than Movies: Community spirit shines at the Dietrich Theater

    More Than Movies: Community spirit shines at the Dietrich Theater

    Tunkhannock is often described as a quintessential Norman Rockwell kind of town, so pretty, so safe, just a wonderful place to live and work. Those of...

    May 15th, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Dietrich Radio Players program still going strong after 14 years

    More Than Movies: Dietrich Radio Players program still going strong after 14 years

    One of our most popular programs kicked off last week with newcomers, founding members and many veterans of Dietrich Radio Players, making for a wonde...

    May 8th, 2017 |  


    Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes May with a full schedule of events for all ages

    Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes May with a full schedule of events for all ages

    Welcome, May! As everyone at the Dalton Community Library re-energizes from the busy month of April, we still have plenty of busy days ahead of us for...

    May 2nd, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Activities bloom at the Dietrich Theater

    More Than Movies: Activities bloom at the Dietrich Theater

    Have you noticed how beautiful the flora has been this spring? I just can’t get over the how lovely the flowering trees and bushes are, as well ...

    May 2nd, 2017 |  


    Rotary Club of the Abingtons: The Honduras connection

    Rotary Club of the Abingtons: The Honduras connection

    The Rotary Club of the Abingtons recently sponsored our past president Attorney Roger Mattes on a trip to Honduras. He was part of a work force to mak...

    May 2nd, 2017 |  


    More Than Movies: Preschoolers enjoy puppet show at the Dietrich Theater

    More Than Movies: Preschoolers enjoy puppet show at the Dietrich Theater

    More than 400 preschool children “stormed the stage” for the Tom Knight Puppet Show last Thursday. Not all at once, of course, but at thre...

    April 25th, 2017 |  


    BUSINESS


    Gerrity’s supermarket in Clarks Summit opens wine and beer shop

    Gerrity’s supermarket in Clarks Summit opens wine and beer shop

    CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington area residents can now add a bottle of wine or a six-pack to their grocery carts.Gerrity’s supermarket, 100 Old L...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Express Pros Scranton hosts 8th Annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

    Express Pros Scranton hosts 8th Annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

    Express Pros Scranton recently hosted the 8th Annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast at the Courtyard by Marriott on Montage Mountain. The event fea...

    May 15th, 2017 |  


    Man on the street: ‘What is your favorite local restaurant?’

    Man on the street: ‘What is your favorite local restaurant?’

    “I’ll go with State Street Grill.”Abby SchraderClarks Summit“Sunrise (Café). It has a great warm feeling and everybody...

    May 2nd, 2017 |  


    Scranton Express Employment Professionals office earns top award at company’s International Leadership Conference

    Scranton Express Employment Professionals office earns top award at company’s International Leadership Conference

    Express Employment Professionals (EPP) of Scranton earned top honors at the staffing firms 34th annual International Leadership Conference in San Fran...

    April 10th, 2017 |  


    Clarks Summit fashion designer Paul Galdieri launches his own brand, Paulsun Swimwear, ‘design with purpose’

    Clarks Summit fashion designer Paul Galdieri launches his own brand, Paulsun Swimwear, ‘design with purpose’

    CLARKS SUMMIT — As borough resident Paul Galdieri glanced out his basement studio window a few days after winter storm Stella swept through the ...

    April 4th, 2017 |  


    Locally owned Clarks Summit business Eagle Cleaners marks 20th anniversary this month

    Locally owned Clarks Summit business Eagle Cleaners marks 20th anniversary this month

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A generational small business has been thriving in the Abingtons for two decades.Eagle Cleaners opened its doors in March 1997 w...

    March 7th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |  


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