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Misericordia University honors Bill and Sandi Williams

The Misericordia University Board of Trustees recently presented the Trustee Associates Award to Bill and Sandi Williams in recognition of their philanthropic support of the university and for his leadership while serving as a valued trustee. Bill Williams and his family own and operate 36 Jack Williams Tire and Auto Service Centers and 12 wholesale […]

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Good Shepherd Academy students honor Polish saint

Members of the Good Shepherd Academy Schola were invited to participate in an evening prayer service honoring Saint Hedwig at Saint Ignatius Church in Kingston. The students performed two Polish hymns to mark the feast day of this beloved Polish saint. Pictured are Schola members after the service. First row, from left: Contessa Ciarimboli, Kearney […]

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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, coffee and tea. Patrons are invited to bring their […]

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King’s College students serve internships

Two dozen King’s College juniors, seniors and graduate students are interning for academic credit at local, regional and national sites during the fall semester. They include, from left, seated: Brittany McNair, ProRehab; Brandon Sales, Wilkes University Strength and Conditioning; Lyle Luckenbill, Wyman Gordon; Karlee Kioske, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins; Brianna May, Wyman Gordon; and Michaela Benczkowski, Knot […]

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K. M. Smith students learn about fire prevention

The Nanticoke and Newport Fire Departments recently visited K.M. Smith School in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District where they discussed exit plans, smoke alarms, crawling through smoke, 911 and ‘stop, drop, and roll.’ Students also visited the ‘Smokehouse’ and met Ash, the fire dog. From left, are Ryan Amos, Brody Bienkowski, Gregory Gryzmski, and […]

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Class Reunion Notices

Bishop O’Reilly High School The Class of 1987 will gather at 5 p.m. on Friday Nov. 24 for an Ice Breaker at Perugino Restaurant On Charles St in Luzerne. Attire is casual for this Dutch-treat meal. Mass will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25 for deceased classmates at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 116 […]

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What’s Up, NEPA/Senior News

LUZERNE COUNTY: The Apprise Program, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging, is seeking volunteers to train in assisting area elders. Volunteer counselors participate in an extensive training program and can assist with presentations at various organizations and health fairs and a variety of other tasks. All training and materials provided. Information, contact Jamie McIntyre, […]

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Junior Achievement plans Taste of Success

Junior Achievement of Northeastern Pennsylvania Inc. (JA) will hold its fall fund-raising event, A Taste of Success, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at its facility, the JA Mericle Family Center for Enterprise Education, 1122 Oak St., Pittston Township, with food and drink tastings provided by local restaurants, caterers, wineries and breweries, as well as […]

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Friends of the Osterhout Library donate $30,500

The Friends of the Osterhout Free Library recently donated $30,500 to the library, after raising the majority of the funds via the annual book sale in June and via the year-round sales at the Friends Book Shop and at the circulation desk. During the last 41 years, the Friends have donated more than $475,000 to […]

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Newport Township High School Class of 1962 celebrates 55th reunion

Newport Township High School Class of 1962 celebrated their 55th class reunion on recently at Konefal’s Grove, Shavertown. Classmates traveled from as far as Arizona and Minnesota. All in attendance had a great time and are looking forward to the next reunion. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Charlene Woehrle Bolinski, Carol Sokoloski […]

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