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Luzerne County Community College holds X-Pressions program

The Luzerne County Community College Literary Arts Society and Student Life Office recently held an X-Pressions in Lyrical Forms program at the College’s Campus Center. The program highlighted Hispanic Heritage Month and featured a performance by the Bob Velez Latin Jazz Trio. Shown in the first row, from left, are Mary Sullivan, director, student activities […]

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Saint Jude students inducted into National Honor Society

Scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. The five traits of National Junior Honor Society members were the focus of the National Junior Honor Society Induction at Saint Jude School. Student leaders inducted the newest students eligible to join and reminded families and the student body of the standards of excellence all members are charged with […]

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Luzerne County Community College holds X-Pressions program

The Luzerne County Community College Literary Arts Society and Student Life Office recently held an X-Pressions in Lyrical Forms program at the College’s Campus Center. The program highlighted Hispanic Heritage Month and featured a performance by the Bob Velez Latin Jazz Trio. Shown in the first row, from left, are Mary Sullivan, director, student activities […]

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Saint Jude students inducted into National Honor Society

Scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. The five traits of National Junior Honor Society members were the focus of the National Junior Honor Society Induction at Saint Jude School. Student leaders inducted the newest students eligible to join and reminded families and the student body of the standards of excellence all members are charged with […]

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Church briefs

AVOCA: The Queen of Apostles Parish Women’s Guild will host its fourth annual Polish Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4. in the parish hall in the former St. Mary’s School, 742 Spring St., Avoca. The menu includes kielbasa, haluski, pierogi, cabbage, red beet salad, coffe and tea. Patrons are invited to bring their […]

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Magdalen I. Iskra scholarship recipients honored

The Magdalen I. Iskra District of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association recently held a luncheon at the Best Western Genetti Hotel and Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre to honor the district’s 12 national and four district scholarship recipients. Recipients of the awards in the first row, from left, are Noah Michael Ceklosky, Alina M. Guth, […]

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Founder of Northeast Sales Partners donates website to Habitat for Humanity

Frank Sepko, founder & CEO of Northeast Sales Partners, recently donated a new website to Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity. Frank chose to donate the website to honor his late grandparents, Joe and Dolores Temarantz. Pictured, from left, are Frank Sepko, founder and CEO of Northeast Sales Partners and Karen Evans Kaufer, executive director, Wyoming […]

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Wilkes University student pharmacists awarded at conference

Three Wilkes University student pharmacists won the Achieving Independence Competition at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference on Sept. 23. The conference was held at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, Pocono Manor. Pictured, from left, are student pharmacists Dylan Fox, Alex Ponce and Aaron Knopp. http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_Wilkes.jpgSubmitted photo

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Students from St. Nicholas-St. Mary School celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day

The pre-kindergarten B class of St. Nicholas-St. Mary School in Wilkes-Barre recently celebrated Johnny Appleseed Day. The children listened to stories about Johnny Appleseed, watched a video about the life of Johnny Appleseed, colored and made hats like Johnny Appleseed’s pan hat, and got to taste different types of apples brought in by their teacher, […]

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Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral to celebrate 125th anniversary

Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, will celebrate its 125th anniversary the weekend of Oct. 28 and 29. The church was founded by St. Alexis Toth of Wilkes-Barre. An open house will be held on Oct. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. with refreshments and tours, including descriptions of the church icons. […]

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