Lighthouse Fellowship Church, 718 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston, welcomes Shane Nichols as its new pastor.
A graduate of Lancaster Bible College, he and his wife Stacey and three children are from the Binghamton, New York, area.
Four locals in
D.C. Career Day
Four local residents and students at King’s College were participants in the fifth annual Career Day sponsored by King’s Washington, D.C., Area Alumni Club (KWAC).
Bill Aroline, Maria Carone, Andrew LaFratte and Stacie Terran were among 49 King’s students who travelled to the nation’s capitol.
A resident of Pittston, Ardoline is a junior majoring in criminal justice and management. A resident of Pittston, Carone is a junior majoring in accounting and finance. A resident of Pittston Township, LaFratte is a senior majoring in business and economics. A resident of West Pittston, Stacie Terran is a senior majoring in finance.
to dean’s list
Ashley Zielen, of Harding, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia for the Summer Session.
Selection for this award is based on completing and passing all assigned courses with no grade below a C and attaining an academic average of at least 3.4 for courses taken in the summer semester of 2013.
Greg and Eileen Dewey, of Exeter, celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary on Friday, Nov. 22.
Mr. and Mrs. Carmen Abrosino celebrated their 44th anniversary on Nov. 22.
Henry Kurutz, Suscon celebrated his 90th birthday on Nov. 21.
Celebrating Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Day birthdays are Mary Vitek, Port Griffith; Billy Garrison, Suwanee, GA; Joe Pierson, Port Griffith; and Shirley McDonnell, Exeter.
Ariana Pourmonir and Chris Mohnke, who are planning a wedding in Key West over Memorial Day weekend, are having a local engagement party at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 1267 Main Street in Jenkins Township. All friends and family are invited. No gifts, but food and funds are welcome.
Pourmonir, formerly of Pittston, the daughter of Shahrooz and Careen Pourmonir, is lieutenant in the U.S. Coast Guard.