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Students at Duryea’s Holy Rosary Elementary School create art for Marley’s Mission’s Blue Ribbon Gala

Students at Duryea’s Holy Rosary Elementary School create art for Marley’s Mission’s Blue Ribbon Gala

Students at Holy Rosary Elementary School in Duryea designed table centerpieces and other art for Marley’s Mission’s Seventh Annual Blue R...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Reilly Associates presents $1,000 donation to John F. Kennedy Statue Committee

Reilly Associates presents $1,000 donation to John F. Kennedy Statue Committee

The John F. Kennedy Statue Committee was recently presented a $1,000 check on behalf of Reilly Associates towards the erection of a statue of John F. ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Active shooter presentation held in Duryea Borough covers what to do in dire situations

Active shooter presentation held in Duryea Borough covers what to do in dire situations

DURYEA — Rita Hall is not naive to the violent events happening in the world and knew she needed to learn what to do in a dire situation.“...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Rain, thunderstorms, snow in this weekend’s forecast

Rain, thunderstorms, snow in this weekend’s forecast

Warmer temperatures will hang on through the beginning of the weekend, but rain and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday.The Wyoming Valley could al...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Rain, thunderstorms, snow in the forecast this weekend

Warmer temperatures will hang on through the beginning of the weekend, but rain and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday.The Wyoming Valley could al...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Traffic announcements for Pittston City St. Patrick’s Parade March 4

Traffic announcements for Pittston City St. Patrick’s Parade March 4

PITTSTON — The Pittston City Saint Patrick’s Parade will be held at noon Saturday, March 4 with the second annual Leprechaun Loop one mile...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Wyoming Area wears down Hazleton en route to a 6-2 win
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District 2 Wrestling Seedings released
Wyoming Area Cathoic eighth-grade cagers honored at Senior Night

Wyoming Area Cathoic eighth-grade cagers honored at Senior Night

EXETER — Senior members of the Wyoming Area Catholic boys basketball team were honored during Senior Night Feb. 19 at the Wyoming Area Catholic ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


WVC Girls Basketball All-Stars selected

WVC Girls Basketball All-Stars selected

Wyoming Valley West senior Erin Gibbons (Division 1), Nanticoke senior Kayla Aufiero (Division 2) and Northwest sophomore Brenna Babcock (Division 3) ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Breaking down the District 2 Boys Basketball Playoffs

Breaking down the District 2 Boys Basketball Playoffs

A degree in mathematics isn’t needed to figure out District 2’s power rating formula to determine seedings for the basketball playoffs. Bu...

February 20th, 2017 |  


WVC Boys Basketball All-Stars announced

WVC Boys Basketball All-Stars announced

PLAINS TWP. — Hazleton Area’s Jeff Planutis, Meyers’ Jawane Buckner and Wyoming Seminary’s Jeremy Callahan were selected divis...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Former Major League Baseball pitcher Andy Ashby gives presentation at clinic

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Andy Ashby gives presentation at clinic

MOOSIC – High school baseball will switch from innings limitations to pitch counts in time for the 2017 season.Former Major League Baseball all-...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area lady swimmers split to finish 6-6

The final meet of the Wyoming Valley Conference girls swimming season came down to the final event before Pittston Area fell short.Berwick finished fi...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Happy birthday Sarah Piasecki!

Happy birthday Sarah Piasecki!

Sarah Piasecki, daughter of Leo and Marie Piasecki, Duryea, is celebrating her fifth birthday today, Feb. 20, 2017. She is the granddaughter of Leon a...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Hughestown Lions Club hosts Upper Valley Eye Bank

Hughestown Lions Club hosts Upper Valley Eye Bank

The Hughestown Lions Club hosted the Upper Valley Eye Bank meeting and presented a donation. At the presentation, from left, are: Steve Vitek, secreta...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pittston resident receives Spirit of Holy Cross Award

Pittston resident receives Spirit of Holy Cross Award

Anne Noone, a Pittston resident who has served in various positions at King’s College since 1966, was selected to receive the Spirit of Holy Cro...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed: Dear diary, If I could turn back time …

Life Deconstructed: Dear diary, If I could turn back time …

Last week, as I was searching the asylum high and low, trying to locate my missing orthotics, (seriously), I came across the best thing ever: my high ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Nutrition Corner: Stay active to keep healthy

Nutrition Corner: Stay active to keep healthy

The daylight is now getting just a bit longer. It is a great time to get motivated to be more active if you have not already. New Year resolutions mig...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Ziti dinner at West Wyoming Hose Co No. 1

Ziti dinner at West Wyoming Hose Co No. 1

West Wyoming Hose Co No. 1 will host a ziti dinner 4-7 p.m. Feb. 18, at the Banquet Hall of West Wyoming Hose Co. #1, 926 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming...

February 13th, 2017 updated: February 13th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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. |  


Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Reading the article last Sunday “Changes in American religion” by James A. Haught reminds me of reading Time Magazine in my high school li...

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


Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Your voice: Left-wingers showing their hypocrisy

Left-wingers showing their hypocrisyPresident Obama has stated: “Because when you try to sow the seeds of doubt in people’s mind about the...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

My Corner, Your Corner: Reflecting on loved ones lost in 2016 and new beginnings

As I look back at 2016, I say good-bye and good riddance.There are many who had a great 2016, and to those I say good for you and I hope 2017 is even ...

December 30th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Businesses on Main Street in Pittston to offer plenty of deals on Small Business Saturday

Businesses on Main Street in Pittston to offer plenty of deals on Small Business Saturday

PITTSTON — Black Friday is the day for major retailers’ deals, but one can also find plenty of sales at locally-owned shops during Small B...

November 17th, 2016 |  


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