Fitness program gets kids moving at the Abington Community Library

Fitness program gets kids moving at the Abington Community Library

CLARKS SUMMIT — Instead of surfing the internet, children simulated surfing waves during a Get Moving! fitness program June 27 at the Abington C...

July 5th, 2016 updated: July 5th, 2016. |  


Lee D. Kliewer named dean of Summit University’s Baptist Bible Seminary

Lee D. Kliewer named dean of Summit University’s Baptist Bible Seminary

CLARKS SUMMIT — Summit University of Pennsylvania selected Lee D. Kliewer to be the new dean of Baptist Bible Seminary. The university made the ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Lackawanna County pools and lakes open for the summer

Lackawanna County pools and lakes open for the summer

SCRANTON — The lakes and pool at Lackawanna County’s parks officially opened Friday, June 24. All of the locations are staffed with lifegu...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Abington Heights Class of 1981 planning August reunion

Abington Heights Class of 1981 planning August reunion

The Abington Heights Class of 1981 will hold its 35th reunion from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at The Scranton Canoe Club in Lake Winola. The cost i...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Abington Heights’ Sahas Chandragiri to continue tennis career at The University of the Sciences

Abington Heights’ Sahas Chandragiri to continue tennis career at The University of the Sciences

Abington Heights senior Sahas Chandragiri accepted a verbal offer to continue his tennis career at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Fro...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Waverly Community Garden to help end hunger locally and around the world

Waverly Community Garden to help end hunger locally and around the world

WAVERLY TWP. — A local church is on mission to “transform the world, one meal at a time,” and it’s inviting the community to j...

May 17th, 2016 |  


More Than Movies: Children’s camps galore offered this summer at the Dietrich Theater

More Than Movies: Children’s camps galore offered this summer at the Dietrich Theater

Can you believe that Memorial Day is almost upon us? I can’t. It came too quickly! Before we know it the end of the school year will be here, wh...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Intro to Drawing for Adults class offered at Waverly Community House

Intro to Drawing for Adults class offered at Waverly Community House

WAVERLY TWP. — Due to the success of the first session of classes, instructor Merissa Garrison will return to the Waverly Community House, 1115 ...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Community calendar, week of May 4, 2016

Community calendar, week of May 4, 2016

REUNIONSAbington Heights Class of 1966 50th Anniversary High School Reunion, June 4 at the Country Club of Scranton. The event will include music by T...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Duffy’s Coffee House hosts Abington Journal’s 2016 Best of the Abingtons Readers’ Choice Awards

Duffy’s Coffee House hosts Abington Journal’s 2016 Best of the Abingtons Readers’ Choice Awards

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Journal held its 2016 Best of the Abingtons Readers’ Choice Awards ceremony Tuesday, April 26 at Duffy’...

April 26th, 2016 |