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Abington Community Library recognizes ‘IDEAL PARTNERS’ in health literacy

Abington Community Library recognizes ‘IDEAL PARTNERS’ in health literacy

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Community Library launched its IDEAL PARTNERS campaign to highlight and increase awareness of local partnerships …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Garden Life Outfitters opens in Newton Township

Garden Life Outfitters opens in Newton Township

Garden Life Outfitters, 1273 Country Club Road, Newton Township, celebrated a soft opening June 13 and will hold a grand …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Abington area students make dean’s list honors, earn scholarships

Montes awarded scholarship SCRANTON — Bianca Montes, of Clarks Summit, a liberal studies major, was awarded a full-tuition Community Opportunity …

July 21st, 2015 |  

United Cerebral Palsy of NEPA holds capital campaign to raise $1.7 million for new children’s center

United Cerebral Palsy of NEPA holds capital campaign to raise $1.7 million for new children’s center

CLARKS SUMMIT — From an old Fisher-Price cash register to a stuffed Elmo figure to a mini trampoline with handlebars, …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Abington Heights students among 70 participants in PSP Troop R Camp Cadet

Abington Heights students among 70 participants in PSP Troop R Camp Cadet

ARCHBALD — The Pennsylvania State Police Troop R Camp Cadet program is fun and hard work, according to Dominic Angelicola, …

July 20th, 2015 |  

PennDOT announces coming week’s short-term roadwork projects

PennDOT announces coming week’s short-term roadwork projects

DUNMORE — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s District 4 Office announced the following short-term projects on state roads in the …

July 18th, 2015 |  

This week in local history: Abington High School grad helped build the Seagram Tower at Niagra Falls

This week in local history: Abington High School grad helped build the Seagram Tower at Niagra Falls

1961 – The Clarks Summit Fire Company got a new Cadillac Ambulance, purchased with funds subscribed by residents of the …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Pet, Dakota, seeks forever home

Griffin Pond Animal Shelter Pet, Dakota, seeks forever home

Name: Dakota Age: 8 years old Sex: Neutered male Breed: Husky About me: I would do best as the only …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Clarks Summit native receives second award for children’s book ‘A, B, C, Disgusting’

Clarks Summit native receives second award for children’s book ‘A, B, C, Disgusting’

Children’s author and illustrator Catherine Dawgert, a Clarks Summit native, recently received her second national award for her book, ‘A, …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Arts on the Square coming to Scranton July 25

SCRANTON — The third annual Arts on the Square outdoor arts festival will wrap around Courthouse Square, Scranton from 12 …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Waverly Comm to offer children’s Spanish class

Waverly Comm to offer children’s Spanish class

WAVERLY — The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, will offer a week-long beginner Spanish language class for children …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Skip Monday to perform at the Dietrich Theater

Skip Monday to perform at the Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — This month’s Open Mic at the Dietrich Theater, slated for 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, will feature the …

July 18th, 2015 |  

The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania honors members with awards

The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania honors members with awards

The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania 2015 Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Luncheon was held on June 30. The Consumers of …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Clarks Summit youths place well in 4-H Regional Fashion Revue

Clarks Summit youths place well in 4-H Regional Fashion Revue

MEHOOPANY — Hannah Conahan, of Clarks Summit, was named as the winner in the senior wearable division in the Regional …

July 18th, 2015 |  

Police: Man ran over girlfriend with his Harley-Davidson motorcycle

Police: Man ran over girlfriend with his Harley-Davidson motorcycle

NANTICOKE — Police say a man ran over his girlfriend with a motorcycle when she was trying to get her …

July 17th, 2015 |  

Police: Man strangled ex-girlfriend, threatened to kill her with PlayStation cable

Police: Man strangled ex-girlfriend, threatened to kill her with PlayStation cable

By Steve Mocarsky smocarsky@timesleader.com NANTICOKE — A man faces numerous charges after he allegedly strangled his ex-girlfriend, wrapped a PlayStation …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Lighting cigarette in park leads to citation, 2 arrests

Lighting cigarette in park leads to citation, 2 arrests

By Steve Mocarsky smocarsky@timesleader.com NANTICOKE — A man lighting a cigarette in a public park led to his receiving a …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Hundreds turn out for information on gypsy-moth spraying

Hundreds turn out for information on gypsy-moth spraying

By Steve Mocarsky smocarsky@timesleader.com Tim Marasco, of the state Bureau of Forestry, gives a presentation on gypsy moth caterpillar suppression …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Bishop Bambera to officiate funeral Mass for Scranton police officer

Bishop Bambera to officiate funeral Mass for Scranton police officer

By Bill O’Boyle boboyle@timesleader.com Scranton Patrolman John James Wilding SCRANTON — Patrolman John James Wilding will be laid to rest …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Community calendar, week of July 15, 2015

REUNIONS Abington Heights High School Classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971 Combined Reunion, July 17 and 18. The reunion weekend …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Arts and entertainment calendar, week of July 15, 2015

VISUAL ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS Native American Art and Artifacts display, now through July 31 at Abington Community Library. See unique artifacts …

July 14th, 2015 updated: July 14th, 2015. |  

Trinity Lutheran Church launches programs to prepare children for kindergarten, first grade

Trinity Lutheran Church launches programs to prepare children for kindergarten, first grade

By Elizabeth Baumeister ebaumeister@civitasmedia.com Karen Woytach, of Olyphant, listens to her son Matthew, 6, read a book in what will …

July 14th, 2015 |  

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