First Posted: 3/19/2013
Dr. William S. Chromey, board certified Doctor of Chiropractic and Sports Physician, attended the National Chiropractic Legislative Conference in conjunction with the American Chiropractic Association in Washington, D.C..
A panel of team chiropractic doctors for various professional sports teams discussed the benefits of chiropractics in treatments and the methods of working with the athletes on the sidelines, training rooms and other aspects. Included were various U.S. Olympic chiropractic doctors who also shared insights into the utilization, integration and functions of their roles as Team USA Chiropractors.
Happy birthday to Linnae Aufiere, of West Pittston, who celebrated her 22nd birthday on March 15 and to her mother, Pattie Miele Aufiere, also of West Pittston, who celebrated on March 21.
A special Happy birthday wish for Victoria Pierson, of Port Griffith, who will celebrate her 19th birthday on Thursday, March 28.
Happy birthday wishes go to Karen Delaney Adonizio, of Laflin, who will celebrate on April 20; Brandi Hindmarsh Jones, of Hughestown, celebrating on April 25; and Helyne Bradaric, of Luzerne, celebrating on April 28.
Named to dean’s list
Jillian Layaou, of Wyoming, was named to the Slippery Rock University dean’s list for fall semester 2012. To qualify for the SRU dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point scale while taking 12 or more graded hours of course credit.
Mallory Yozwiak, of Pittston Twp., attained the Dean’s list for the Fall Semester of 2012 at West Chester University. She is a freshman. Mallory is the daughter of Charles and Melanie Yozwiak of Pittston Twp. She is the granddaughter of Angela Yozwiak of Moosic, the late Frank Yozwiak, and Frank and Nancy Jescavage of Benton.
/Gross is tutor
Debbie Gross, of West Pittston, a sophomore philosophy major with a minor in history, English literature and psychology at King’s College, is among 89 students currently serving as tutors to other King’s students. She tutors in the subject of philosophy.
Gross is a member of King’s Socratic Society, tutors in the College’s Writing Center and has contributed to “The Scop,” King’s literary and fine arts magazine.
She presented an original research paper entitled “’Reds’ and Xenophobia: The Popular Image of the Anthracite Immigrant Radical in 1919” at a Pennsylvania Historical Conference in Harrisburg.
She is the daughter of Mitchell and Kathy Gross.
Holy Redeemer selected
for civics education program
Two Holy Redeemer High School juniors have been selected to attend the Keystone Boys State Program at Shippensburg University. Connor Mulvey and Mike Dubinski were chosen by local American Legion posts to join over 200 other participants in this civics education program.
Connor, a resident of West Pittston, was selected by West Pittston American Legion Post 542 1st Lt. Jeffrey DiPrimo, and Mike, a resident of Hanover Twp., was selected by Ashley Post 673. The American Legion’s Boys State Program is one of the longest-running and most respected civics education programs for high school students in the country. Students selected are high school juniors.
The week-long program features a government simulation that focuses on the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of citizens. Activities include government elections, legislative sessions, court proceedings, and law enforcement presentations. Participants will also hear from guest speakers, visit their representatives, and take part in recreational activities.