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American Legion Auxiliary collects socks for veterans

The Newport Township American Legion Auxiliary Unit 539 recently completed a sock drive for the Veterans of Valor Clinic, a transitional housing facility in Monroe County. Collection boxes were placed in the vestibules of Holy Spirit Parish churches in Newport and Fairmont township during October and November. Thanks to the generosity of the Rev. Lou […]

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Pennsylvanians for Human Life host 33rd annual Respect Life Banquet

The Wyoming Valley Chapter of (PHL) Pennsylvanians for Human Life recently hosted their 33rd annual Respect Life Banquet in Wilkes-Barre. Delivering the program’s keynote address was Steven Ertelt, founder and editor of LifeNews.com. Shown are those seated at the banquet’s main table. First row: George Yatison, President of the Blessed Fatima Grotto, Wilkes-Barre; Errol Morgan, […]

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Dallas Rotary gives dictionaries to third-graders

Third-grade students in the Back Mountain area schools were recently given their own copies of a student dictionary. The Dallas Rotary Club dictionary project committee, chaired by Rotarian Ken Chapple, distributed more than 350 books to Dallas and Lake-Lehman School District students. Shown are students in Mr. Viglone’s third grade class at Dallas Elementary, seated: […]

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‘Carols By Candlelight’ planned at Shavertown United Methodist Church

The Shavertown United Methodist Church Fine Arts Concert Series will present “Carols by Candlelight” at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 at the church, 163 North Pioneer Ave., Shavertown. The annual Christmas concert is an evening of carol singing accompanied by The Anthracite Brass, hand bells, piano and organ. A reception will follow the concert and a […]

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Austin Alder earns Eagle Scout award

Austin Alder has earned his Eagle Scout award. He built new blue bird boxes for Francis Slocum State Park in Kingston Township and replaced the old boxes. His two older brothers (Devin and Trevor) also did Eagle Scout projects for Francis Slocum. Shown with Alder is Kathy Kelchner, environmental education specialist for the park. http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_EagleScout.jpg

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James M. Coughlin High School first quarter honor roll

Highest honors Seniors Jacob Allabaugh, Joshua Anstett, Mallory Balchun, Gavin Baranski, Zachary Bath, Cody Benkoski, Jacob Brown, Joshua Brown, Pilar Cantoran, Haley Carey, Matthew Ceklosky, Morgan Christilaw, Patrick Clarke, Sean Coleman, Cade Corcoran, Cameron Corcoran, David Cortez, Vanessa L. Dankovitch, Madison P. Dunlow, Zachary Ellis, Raoul Espinoza, Cartier M. Etheridge, Zachary Everett, Jonathon Fleig, Marysa […]

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Northwest Area High School first quarter honor roll

High honors Seventh grade: Brooke Bau, Jacob Bobersky, Jayden Bowers, Chase Burke, Emma Carey, Abigail Chippel, Ashlyn Davis, Hunter Gmiter, Mackenzie Goss, Morgan Hermanofski, Carter Hontz, Hailee Hoover, Landon Hufford, Charleigh Miner, Alexys Moore, Jacob Moss, Derek Pierontoni, Lexxi Sink, April Sutliff, Isabell Wessler, Tayler Yaple. Eighth grade: KateLyn Acrie, Cassandra Atherton, Kaylee Blasick, Alaina […]

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Elmer L. Meyers High School first quarter honor roll

Highest honors 12th grade: Aliyah Benjamin, Sarah Bottger, Alexis Bruno, Victoria Collum, Eileen Cruz, Natalie Davidson, Taiquan Dobson, Aaisha Dokadia, Thaddeus Donlavage, Cristidaliz Espiritusanto Sanchez, Jonathon Evans, Alvaro Farnos Muniz, Kelsey Flores, Julianna Formola, Maria Franckiewicz, Nickolas Galey, Jordan Givens, Amanda Gray, Kaleb Hanson-Richart, Izabell Hearst, Daija Hightower, Paige Hogan, Devyn Jackson, Kailey Kravabloski, Devin […]

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Good Shepherd Academy first quarter honor roll

Honors (85 in six major subjects) Sixth grade: William Brady, Payton Brown, Isabella Calo, Ella Fenstermacher, Haley Gorr, Luke Hajkowski, Mercedes Hughes, Lily Kelleher, Emilia Kindler, Liam Mullery, Chase Rasmus, Matthias Ryder, Brandon Shay, Jack Tanski, Jack Tuzinski, Dylan Zoranski Seventh grade: Anna Brennan, Elizabeth Derolf-Siene, Irelyn Karnes, Lia Keefe, John Matlock, Zachary Perta, Cassandra […]

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What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!

GOOD EATS! Editor’s note: Send news for this space by noon on the Friday that lands at least two weeks prior to the event to [email protected] or by mail to Good Eats, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. For accuracy, information must be typed or computer generated. This week: Dec. 6 […]

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