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Family prepares for 23rd Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk

Family prepares for 23rd Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk

The 23rd Annual Hook O’Malley 5K Run/Walk against Cancer, in memory of Paul Hook O’Malley, will be held rain or …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Double Cross to be featured in Lakeside Wednesday Concert Series Aug. 5 at Hillside Park

Double Cross to be featured in Lakeside Wednesday Concert Series Aug. 5 at Hillside Park

CLARKS SUMMIT — The next installment of the Lakeside Wednesday Concert Series will bring the tunes of classic rock to …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Vision of The Gathering Place nearing reality in Clarks Summit

Vision of The Gathering Place nearing reality in Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — Board members of The Gathering Place for community arts and education held an event on July 23 …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Elan Gardens resident Esther H. Keisling celebrates 105th birthday

Elan Gardens resident Esther H. Keisling celebrates 105th birthday

CLARKS SUMMIT — Esther H. Keisling, 105, the last surviving of seven siblings, credits staying active and maintaining a positive …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Lackawanna County commissioners committed to safety initiatives for the disabled

Dear Editor, In light of the CILebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, protecting the nation’s …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections: July 20-24

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According to the agency: “any …

July 27th, 2015 |  

This week in local history: Glider flew from Toronto, Canada to Ransom Township in 1968

This week in local history: Glider flew from Toronto, Canada to Ransom Township in 1968

1966 – A dry spell resulted in a major loss of crops for local farmers, leaving many discouraged and some …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Clarks Summit students attend Penn State Worthington Scranton’s web animation summer camp

Clarks Summit students attend Penn State Worthington Scranton’s web animation summer camp

From left, Jacob Newton and David Pease, both 10 and both of Clarks Summit, use storyboards to create an animated …

July 25th, 2015 |  

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

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

Name: Molly Age: 1-year-old Sex: Female Breed: Pit bull terrier About me: I need a lot of exercise and like …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Clarks Summit resident, Wilkes University grad preps pre-med students for Medical College Admissions Test

Clarks Summit resident, Wilkes University grad preps pre-med students for Medical College Admissions Test

WILKES-BARRE — Clarks Summit resident Connor Zale’s high score on the Medical College Admissions Test led to a job preparing …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Pieces of the Abingtons for week of July 22, 2015

Pieces of the Abingtons for week of July 22, 2015

How well do you know the streets where you live? The Abington Journal puts your powers of observation to the …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Children’s Friendship Day at Country Alliance Church in Newton Twp. attracts many

Children’s Friendship Day at Country Alliance Church in Newton Twp. attracts many

NEWTON TWP. — Parents cheered as children putted golf balls through a barn, over a well and around a castle …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Ransom Twp. reviews PPL’s DEP permanent culvert application

RANSOM TWP. — Township supervisors reviewed a letter from Louis Berger Group at their July 20 meeting regarding a culvert …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Kinder Camp at Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center gives youngsters a taste of kindergarten

Kinder Camp at Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center gives youngsters a taste of kindergarten

FACTORYVILLE — At the Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center, children who will begin school this fall got a taste of kindergarten …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Dietrich Theater celebrates summer with mini film festival

Dietrich Theater celebrates summer with mini film festival

It’s time for Summer Fest! This Friday, July 24 the Dietrich will launch its first ever mini film festival in …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Abington Art Studio students paint murals for the Finish Shop Pocket Park

Abington Art Studio students paint murals for the Finish Shop Pocket Park

CLARKS SUMMIT — Art, community and history are blended in with the colorful paints of two new murals, which will …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Chicken Barbecue slated for July 25

Clarks Summit United Methodist Church Chicken Barbecue slated for July 25

The Clarks Summit United Methodist Church will hold its chicken barbecue Saturday, July 25. Serving will begin at 11 a.m. …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

11th annual Tunkhannock River Day held July 18

11th annual Tunkhannock River Day held July 18

TUNKHANNOCK — Live music, nature explorations, environmental learning opportunities, a traveling zoo and other events were held during Tunkhannock’s 11th …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

Sassafras, Common Threads to perform at Hillside Park July 29

Sassafras, Common Threads to perform at Hillside Park July 29

CLARKS SUMMIT — Acoustic folk rock and Americana music will flow from the pavilion at Hillside Park during next week’s …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Abington area professionals visit Clarks Summit Elementary School for career day

Abington area professionals visit Clarks Summit Elementary School for career day

Clarks Summit Elementary School held its Eighth Annual Career Day for Abington Heights School District fourth grade students, providing an …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

Scranton Region Antique Automobile Club of America Car Club holds 44th Annual Car Show

Scranton Region Antique Automobile Club of America Car Club holds 44th Annual Car Show

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Scranton Region Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Car Club held its 44th Annual Car Show …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

John Marc Olevnik named Eagle Scout

John Marc Olevnik named Eagle Scout

CLARKS GREEN — John Marc Olevnik, a member of Boy Scout Troop 251, earned the rank of Eagle Scout on …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

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