PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Locals lined up to sponsor displaced persons

PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Locals lined up to sponsor displaced persons

1947 - 70 Years AgoWith the blessing of John C. Kehoe Sr., The Sunday Dispatch set about promoting Anthracite coal in the United States, Canada and En...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed: ‘Women-pause’ not for sissies or weak-hearted

Life Deconstructed: ‘Women-pause’ not for sissies or weak-hearted

Menopause is, almost literally, a heat-seeking missile. And it has found a cranky, irritable target in Maria Jiunta Heck.Nobody told me there’d ...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Nutrition Corner: Grilled fish tacos and peach salsa make for an excellent Mother’s Day Meal

Nutrition Corner: Grilled fish tacos and peach salsa make for an excellent Mother’s Day Meal

Happy Mother’s Day. Whether you are a mom, grandma or a soon-to-be mom, it is a day to relax and reflect upon yourself. If you can, delegate the...

May 11th, 2017 |  


PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Service under fire and daring escape deserved honor

PEEKING INTO THE PAST: Service under fire and daring escape deserved honor

Question:In 1947, were those who set Daylight Savings Time in West Pittston, Wyoming, Pittston Township, Avoca, Wilkes-Barre and Scranton breaking the...

May 5th, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed: Don’t be surprised if you see a bonfire on the porch

Life Deconstructed: Don’t be surprised if you see a bonfire on the porch

Nancy and I just celebrated our 30th anniversary this past week.Let me rephrase that: Nancy celebrated himself this past week. Because, although I tho...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Nutrition Corner: Radishes are great for helping with allergies

Nutrition Corner: Radishes are great for helping with allergies

If you like food with a bit of a zip to it and a lot of crunch, add radishes to your next shopping list. Radishes are sometimes forgotten. Yet, they a...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


West Pittston Crime Watch holds Easter egg hunt

West Pittston Crime Watch holds Easter egg hunt

The West Pittston Crime Watch held their first Easter egg hunt and raffled off four- bikes for ages 12- and younger, with about 230 children in attend...

May 1st, 2017 |  


Community news

WEST PITTSTON: American Legion, Post 542, 1st. Lt. Jeffrey Deprimo, would like to encourage all West Pittston residents to display their American flag...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Preparing for West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival

Preparing for West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival

The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival begins with a parade at noon, May 6, and runs through May 7, with delicious food, a variety of arts and craf...

April 30th, 2017 |  


PEEKING INTO THE PAST: News of John C. Kehoe’s death spread rapidly

PEEKING INTO THE PAST: News of John C. Kehoe’s death spread rapidly

Question:In 1947, if a driver left Scranton at 7:30 a.m. how could they arrive in Exeter at 7:10 a.m.?1947 - 70 Years AgoAn advertisement in the Sunda...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |