Penn State Extension accepting applications for 2017 Master Watershed Steward Program

Penn State Extension accepting applications for 2017 Master Watershed Steward Program

WEST PITTSTON — The Penn State Extension Luzerne, Wyoming and Lackawanna offices are now accepting applications for the 2017 Master Watershed St...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


UNICO National Scranton Chapter hosts wine tasting, cultural event with guest speaker Ray Bartolai, of Bartolai Winery

UNICO National Scranton Chapter hosts wine tasting, cultural event with guest speaker Ray Bartolai, of Bartolai Winery

UNICO National Scranton Chapter hosted a wine tasting and cultural event at its May membership meeting at Al Mia Amore in Dickson City. Guest speaker ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Clarks Summit students inducted into honor society Alpha Sigma Nu at The University of Scranton

Clarks Summit students inducted into honor society Alpha Sigma Nu at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — Clarks Summit residents Madalyne Sunday, Erika Beyrent, Amanda Downer and Elizabeth Polishan are among nearly 70 students at The Univ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Slocum’s Market in Dalton highlighted by Lackawanna County commissioners in Small Business Spotlight

Slocum’s Market in Dalton highlighted by Lackawanna County commissioners in Small Business Spotlight

Slocum’s Market, a convenient deli, was the small business spotlighted at the May 17 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. Located in Dalton,...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


This Week In Local History: South Abington first-graders visited Wayne Thomas’ Factoryville farm in 1977

This Week In Local History: South Abington first-graders visited Wayne Thomas’ Factoryville farm in 1977

1967 — Six records were set in the District 12 track and field meet held at Lackawanna Trail High School.“Four of the new marks were set b...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Pet of the Week, Katana, seeks forever home

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Pet of the Week, Katana, seeks forever home

Name: KatanaAge: YoungSex: Spayed femaleBreed: Tabby/TortiAbout me: I’m small in size, but big in personality. I love attention and will let you...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Abington Heights Band Boosters plan Bottles and Bags Bingo

Abington Heights Band Boosters plan Bottles and Bags Bingo

Abington Heights Band Booster Committee members gathered recently to discuss the Bottles and Bags Bingo to be held Saturday June 3 at the Scott Townsh...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Summer programs announced at Keystone College’s Thomas G. Cupillari ‘60 ObservatoryS

Summer programs announced at Keystone College’s Thomas G. Cupillari ‘60 ObservatoryS

LA PLUME — Keystone College’s Thomas G. Cupillari ‘60 Observatory will begin its summer 2017 lecture and observing sessions on Monda...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


See Jane Read: Lovers of words will love ‘Word by Word’

See Jane Read: Lovers of words will love ‘Word by Word’

Word lovers and curious readers will love “Word by Word.”Admittedly, I am a word nerd. Just seeing words like obfuscate, mellifluous, twin...

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


Man on the street: ‘Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?’

Man on the street: ‘Why do we celebrate Memorial Day?’

“It’s about being thankful for the soldiers and spending time with family and friends.”Trey Vasicak-DoranClarks Summit“Celebra...

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