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Students from Holy Rosary School in Duryea assemble and donate Easter baskets

Students from Holy Rosary School in Duryea assemble and donate Easter baskets

The sixth-grade class of Holy Rosary School spread Easter spirit by assembling and donating candy baskets to children in need. Through the generosity ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Holy Rosary School in Duryea holds ‘Heart Healthy Day’ to benefit American heart Association

Holy Rosary School in Duryea holds ‘Heart Healthy Day’ to benefit American heart Association

DURYEA — Holy Rosary School recently held a “Heart Healthy Day” which included a fun-filled Zumba lesson from Holy Rosary School par...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Old Forge Elementary School’s Ninth Annual Concert Series will be May 10 and 11

Old Forge Elementary School’s Ninth Annual Concert Series will be May 10 and 11

OLD FORGE — The Old Forge School District announces its Ninth Annual Spring Concert Series will be held Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, May 11....

April 27th, 2017 |  


Old Forge School District announces third quarter honor roll for 2016-17 school year

Old Forge School District announces third quarter honor roll for 2016-17 school year

OLD FORGE — Old Forge School District Superintendent John Rushefski announced the 2016-17 school year’s third quarter honor.TWELFTH GRADEJ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


West Pittston Cherry Blossoms Festival announces Little Miss Cherry Blossom contest participants

West Pittston Cherry Blossoms Festival announces Little Miss Cherry Blossom contest participants

WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Committee announces this year’s participants for the Little Miss Cherry Blossom ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Committee announces event schedule for May 6 and 7

West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Committee announces event schedule for May 6 and 7

WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival will be held Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7.The parade will begin at noon Saturday ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


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    SPORTS


    Stephen Walski wins 2nd annual Navient Ladders & Laces 5K

    Stephen Walski wins 2nd annual Navient Ladders & Laces 5K

    HANOVER TWP. — Stephen Walski ran to his second straight victory and Nadalie Solomon won top female honors in the 2nd annual Navient Ladders &am...

    April 23rd, 2017 |  


    Pittston Area freshman wins Max Fine 5K

    Pittston Area freshman wins Max Fine 5K

    WILKES-BARRE — Nathan Ridgley scored a wire-to-wire victory and Karen Moskel won top female honors in the 6th annual Max Fine Memorial 5K Run on...

    April 23rd, 2017 |  


    Wyoming Area girls track and field team places second at North Pocono Invitational

    Vanessa Shedlock and Jalen Rhodes won individual events Friday night to lead the Wyoming Area girls to a second-place finish out of 14 teams in the fi...

    April 22nd, 2017 updated: April 22nd, 2017. |  


    Wyoming Area girls lacrosse team climbing through the standings

    Wyoming Area girls lacrosse team climbing through the standings

    WYOMING – The growing pains are over for the Wyoming Area girls lacrosse program.Mixing veterans who started the program in 2015 with talented n...

    April 21st, 2017 |  


    Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: WWE Panthers registrations are April 29

    Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: WWE Panthers registrations are April 29

    WWE Panthers registrations are April 29EXETER — The WWE Panthers will hold an early registration special from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April ...

    April 21st, 2017 |  


    Wyoming Area Catholic School third and fourth-grade girls basketball team takes second place in tournament

    Wyoming Area Catholic School third and fourth-grade girls basketball team takes second place in tournament

    The Wyoming Area Catholic School third and fourth-grade girls basketball team recently won the second-place trophy in the March Madness Basketball Tou...

    April 20th, 2017 |  


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    Pittston Class of 1965 to hold birthday party

    Pittston Class of 1965 to hold birthday party

    Pittston High School Class of ‘65 will hold a 70th Birthday Party, July 22, at Coopers Cabana, Pittston. All classmates and spouses are invited....

    April 26th, 2017 |  


    Pittston Hospital holding nurse’s alumnae spring dinner

    Pittston Hospital holding nurse’s alumnae spring dinner

    The Pittston Hospital Nurse alumnae dinner is 7 p.m., April 27, at Konefal’s Restaurant, 458 Main St., Edwardsville. Appetizers will be served a...

    April 24th, 2017 |  


    Coughlin High School second-quarter Honor Roll for 2016/2017

    Dr. Patrick Patte, principal; and Mrs. Melissa Myers, assistant principal; James M. Coughlin High School, announce the second-quarter Honor Roll. High...

    April 22nd, 2017 |  


    Fundraiser at First Congregational UCC Church

    Fundraiser at First Congregational UCC Church

    The First Congregational U.C.C., West Pittston, is hosting its first fundraiser golf outing at Huntsville Golf Club, in Lehman, 8 a.m., May 15, with a...

    April 21st, 2017 |  


    PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Nun held as prisoner of war gets approval to visit family

    PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Nun held as prisoner of war gets approval to visit family

    1948 - 69 Years AgoDupont High School held its first all-sports banquet at the Dupont Community House. Coach Guy S. Costello awarded letters to team m...

    April 20th, 2017 |  


    Pittston Class of 1965 to hold birthday party

    Pittston Class of 1965 to hold birthday party

    Pittston High School Class of ‘65 will hold a 70th Birthday Party, July 22, at Coopers Cabana, Pittston. All classmates and spouses are invited....

    April 19th, 2017 |  


    OPINION


    Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

    Your view: Oppose radar/lidar for local police departments

    I urge all state senators and representatives to vigorously oppose SB 279 and SB 251, which will allow local police departments to use radar and lidar...

    February 23rd, 2017 |  


    Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

    Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

    Dear Editor,We wanted to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Coach Kathy Healey, Assistant coaches, Mark Casper and Joe Chacke, ...

    February 23rd, 2017 |  


    Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

    Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

    Is this my lot in life for the next four (or more) years? The night Donald Trump won the White House, I strapped in for an expected journey of defendi...

    February 22nd, 2017 |  


    Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

    Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

    Gov. Tom Wolf this week joined women’s health advocates and medical professionals to denounce the fast-tracking of Senate Bill 3, which the gove...

    February 18th, 2017 |  


    Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

    Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

    The editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, depicting the Red Army choir singing at President Trump’s inauguration struck a chord in my m...

    January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


    Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

    Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

    Taxes, taxes, and more taxes. Why should I keep paying?The new year has not even come, and I am being taxed again.Now, can someone answer me this ques...

    January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


    BUSINESS


    Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

    Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

    WEST PITTSTON — Legacy Baking Co. hopes to live up to its name.The bakery, owned by Joe Agolino Jr., his wife Cristina and Charles Sammon, held ...

    January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


    Pet Valu, focusing on natural and holistic pet products, opens in Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming

    Pet Valu, focusing on natural and holistic pet products, opens in Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming

    WYOMING — A store that puts clients’ health and nutritional needs first recently opened in the Midway Shopping Center.Those clients may ha...

    January 25th, 2017 |  


    Summer Hill Botanicals in Wyoming started with an itch, grew into skin-care business

    Summer Hill Botanicals in Wyoming started with an itch, grew into skin-care business

    WYOMING — It all started with an itch.Scott Douglas, of Bloomsburg, said he developed an allergy to commercially made skin care and hair care pr...

    December 23rd, 2016 |  


    Businesswoman: Grocery chain holding up opening of ‘bounce house’ in Wyoming

    Businesswoman: Grocery chain holding up opening of ‘bounce house’ in Wyoming

    WYOMING — Aubrey and Michelangelo Ginocchietti have nearly everything they need to start their new business, Super Bounce LLC, in the Midway Sho...

    December 2nd, 2016 |  


    Carlos Ledee-Diaz named Employee of the Month at Golden Technologies, Inc.

    Carlos Ledee-Diaz named Employee of the Month at Golden Technologies, Inc.

    OLD FORGE — Carlos Ledee-Diaz has been named Employee of the Month for November at Golden Technologies, Inc.Ledee-Diaz has been employed at Gold...

    November 23rd, 2016 |  


    Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

    Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

    EXETER — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce held its annual autumn breakfast meeting Friday, Nov. 18 at St. Anthony Parish Center, where t...

    November 18th, 2016 |  


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