Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

SCRANTON — Holding signs that read “Stop Republican war on healthcare,” and chanting “healthcare is a human right,” a gr...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Clarks Green resident Jeff Gallagher celebrates 95th birthday with breakfast at Sunrise Cafe

Clarks Green resident Jeff Gallagher celebrates 95th birthday with breakfast at Sunrise Cafe

CLARKS SUMMIT — Jeff Gallagher, of Clarks Green, celebrated his 95th birthday on Tuesday with family and friends over breakfast at the Sunrise C...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Marian Pysh celebrates 106th birthday with party in her honor

Marian Pysh celebrates 106th birthday with party in her honor

CLARKS SUMMIT — Imagine living to be 106 and still going strong. That’s the age of the oldest resident of Clarks Summit Senior Living resi...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Free Winter Fest Preview Day scheduled for Feb. 2 at the Dietrich Theater

Free Winter Fest Preview Day scheduled for Feb. 2 at the Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — For the first time ever, the Dietrich Theater is inviting film-goers to a Winter Fest Preview Day at 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Dietrich Theater, Kitson Arts Alliance present Rock and Roll in Art and Music

Dietrich Theater, Kitson Arts Alliance present Rock and Roll in Art and Music

TUNKHANNOCK — The Dietrich Theater and the Kitson Arts Alliance will celebrate Rock and Roll in Art and Music from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 a...

January 16th, 2017 |  


This Week In Local History: Plows, plant, police car on past pages

This Week In Local History: Plows, plant, police car on past pages

1964 — The weather was top news in Clarks summit, with a front page headline announcing, “Beautiful, White, Feathery, Blinding, Exasperati...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Families flock to Hillside Park for ice skating during cold spell

Families flock to Hillside Park for ice skating during cold spell

S. ABINGTON TWP. — As the sun set in the distance Monday evening, casting shades of orange and pink onto the winter sky, laughter and calls of &...

January 10th, 2017 |  


This Week In Local History: Scout, swimmers and a snowmobile

This Week In Local History: Scout, swimmers and a snowmobile

1965 — J. Lawrence Friedman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Friedman, of Clarks Green, was approved for the rank of Eagle Scout. He was affiliated ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Abington Community Library holds clothing drive to benefit patients of Clarks Summit State Hospital

Abington Community Library holds clothing drive to benefit patients of Clarks Summit State Hospital

CLARKS SUMMIT — Comfort. Job skills. Self-esteem.Community members have an opportunity this month to provide all this and more for patients at t...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Our Lady of Peace student Stephanie Yatko launches STEM program at Boys and Girls Club

Our Lady of Peace student Stephanie Yatko launches STEM program at Boys and Girls Club

SCRANTON – Our Lady of Peace School student Stephanie Yatko will instruct a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program ...

January 9th, 2017 |