Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — It has been a difficult year for Abington Heights High School teacher Kerri Davis, first with her husband Keith’s tr...

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


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 |  


Abington Heights community teams up against cancer in 2017 Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society

Abington Heights community teams up against cancer in 2017 Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Tents dotted the field inside the track at Abington Heights High School on Saturday, May 20, as students and community member...

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 |  


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 |  


Students write, direct, act in Abington Heights Drama Society’s 2017 New Playwrights’ Festival

Students write, direct, act in Abington Heights Drama Society’s 2017 New Playwrights’ Festival

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Words.On paper, they are just that. But on stage, they come to life.Or at least that’s what a dozen Abington Heights Hi...

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 |  


Free Yoga for Kids classes offered at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

Free Yoga for Kids classes offered at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK — Certified yoga instructors Gerri Simmers and Julie Ver Beek are on a mission to introduce 6-to-12-year-olds to the benefits of yog...

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 |