Irem Golf Association hosting concert

The Irem Golf Association is holding its second fundraiser dance concert of the season, featuring the band Which Doctor, on Friday, July 17, at the Irem Pavilion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the band will play 8-11 p.m. Food and beverages are included in the ticket price. Tickets are $25 for general admission and […]

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LCCC students honored at luncheon

The Luzerne County Community College Student Development Division recently held an honors luncheon for students at the college’s Educational Conference Center. Students who were selected for special awards and departmental recognition were honored at the event. At the luncheon, from left, first row: Amy Sorber, Laurel Run, Engineering Technology Certificate of Academic Excellence; Pruthvi Patel, […]

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Pittston students visit Blue Sky

Twenty members of the Pittston Area High School senior class recently visited Blue Sky at YMCA Camp Kresge, White Haven. Blue Sky is an outdoor, environmental, educational program made possible by donations from local businesses. The students met Kiel Eigen, 21, a life-long resident of Old Forge, who at the age of 14 broke his […]

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West Side Career and Technology Center announces Honor Roll

West Side Career and Technology Center Richard Rava, principal, West Side Career and Technology Center, recently announced the Honor Roll for the fourth marking period. Grade 9: High Honors: James Erwine, Pavel Hablyuk, Jonathan Heatherman, Raven Moore, Julie Patton, Veranda Stritzinger. Honors: Dasha Bidding, Robert Bogumil, Emily Coolbaugh, Alexandria Davis, Dennis Frazier, Matthew Gallagher, Dylan […]

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MMI announces President’s List

MMI Preparatory School Thomas G. Hood, head of school, MMI Preparatory School, recently announced the President’s List for the second semester. Grade 12: Emily Bogansky, Jared Dasher, Chiara DeMelfi, Kelsy Donaldson, Llewellyn Dryfoos, Michael Eisenhart, Keegan Farrell, Collin Finkel, Annika Fisk, Hayden Francis, James Gabrielle, Tristan Gibbons, Soprina Guarneri, Sam Harman, Zachary Heckrote, Eric Kabitzke, […]

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Local residents earn academic honors from King’s College

WILKES-BARRE: Nineteen local residents earned academic awards at the 66th annual commencement exercises of King’s College. Honored students and their awards are: Susan Addoms, Luzerne, the W.A. Kilburn Memorial Award for Philosophy; Macawley Brown, Harding, the S. Idris Ley Memorial Award for the Highest Academic Achievement and the Rev. Benaglia Language Award; Lily Calkins, Shickshinny, […]

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Church hosting rummage and book sale

St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, is hosting its semi-annual rummage and book sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, July 17, and Saturday, July 18. Bag sale will be held at noon on Saturday. The Ladies Society members will conduct the event. Some of the members, from left, are […]

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Nanticoke students receive awards

The President’s Education Awards were recently presented to fifth-grade students in the Greater Nanticoke Area Elementary School, Nanticoke. To qualify for the award, students had to maintain a 90 or higher average in fourth grade and the first semester of fifth grade and to score proficient or advanced in reading and math on the Grade […]

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Local youths participate in national programs

Peter Butera, a junior at Wyoming Area Secondary Center, recently participated in the People to People Ambassador Program held at Harvard University. Butera was joined by students from around the world as part of this leadership summit program. The students focused on challenges and goals in a highly competitive society during this interactive program. Another […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs host health fair

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania is presenting a back-to-school health fair sponsored by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the central club, 609 Ash St., Scranton. Activities will begin at 8 a.m. and will continue into the afternoon. The event is free and open to the public. Youth […]

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