Mele’s Musings: Three little words. No, not those words.

So this is what happened: It is nearly 30 years ago. The mother of my then-girlfriend died. Her mom was buried on my girlfriend’s 18th birthday. Understandably she was devastated. My girlfriend, who was living away at college at the time, faced the daunting challenge of emptying her mom’s apartment. (Her parents had divorced so […]

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MAN ON THE STREET: “If you had the opportunity to learn another language, what language would that be?

“Spanish -more and more people are coming into the area that speak it so I want to be able to talk to them.” Selena Mazzella Meshoppen Spanish – because my aunt spoke Spanish and I took one class.” MacKenzie Avery Noxen “German – It’s kind of like English.” Scott Roxby Harveys Lake “German because I […]

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Willkommen to the film festival; University of Scranton to show East German movies

‘Der Untertain,’ or ‘The Kaiser’s Lackey’ is a satire about a man who bows to superiors and kicks underlings. ‘Die Butkarierten,’ or ‘Girls in Gingham,’ shows the effects of war from women’s point of view. ‘Lied der Matrosen,’ or ‘The Sailors’ Song’ tells how German sailors rebelled against a suicide mission near the end of […]

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YOUR SPACE: Share your photos with Dallas Post readers

In this photo by H. Shultz, of Trucksville, you can see that spring brings new life all around. In this photo by H. Shultz, of Trucksville, you can see that spring brings new life all around.

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MAN ON THE STREET: “If you could learn another language, what would it be?”

“Well, I already speak Italian, Spanish and French, but what I would really like to learn is Japanese.” Maria Livrone Pittston “Italian. I think it is a beautiful language and I’m a big opera fan.” Ed ‘Sonny’ Jones Pittston “I would like to speak Italian. I just think that it’s so romantic.” Joanie Healey Pittston […]

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The Beer Meister: Chocolate nectar of the gods

Jim McCabe The Beer Meister In the sacred book of the Mayans, they refer to an intoxicating beverage that was drunk with “great solemnity and gravity” called xocolᾱtl. The Spanish chronicler Sahagun described it as something “not drunk unthinkingly.” The Mayans prepared their xocolᾱtl in many ways with most of them involving mixing hot or […]

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ONLY YESTERDAY: Hoover brothers won medals at Junior Olympic Wrestling Tourney 30 years ago

20 years ago – 1995 Angela L. Patla, 22, daughter of Ed and Leam Patla of Sweet Valley, was recently chosen as first runner-up in the 1996 Miss Pennsylvania-USA Pageant held in March in Monroeville, Pa. The two-day event consisted of 76 girls from throughout the state who competed in personal interviews, on-stage interviews, swimsuit […]

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Amish Cook: Gloria’s Easy-Spread Amish Church Maple Peanut Butter

Maple Peanut Butter Amish church spread is a twist on the traditional kind. Hello to one and all! “Many hands make work light” has become a reality today at Mom’s house. With hosting services at their house on Sunday, there’s lots of cleaning and organizing to be done. In our community, the church ladies and […]

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Fourth annual Philly Farm and Food Fest takes place April 12

Who doesn’t love a good farmers’ market? With spring finally here, everyone must be itching to get out and taste local foods even if the weather hasn’t quite warmed up yet. Fortunately, on April 12, Philadelphia’s Convention Center is hosting the fourth annual Philly Farm and Food Fest. Started in 2011 by Fair Food Philly […]

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‘The floodgates are open’ on Divine Mercy Sunday

A crucifix overshadows the crowd during previous Divine Mercy Sunday services at St. Maria Goretti Church in Laflin. Rev. Richard Cirba incenses the Divine Mercy image of Jesus at the beginning of Mass during past devotions on a Divine Mercy Sunday. Altar servers walk in a procession at St. Maria Goretti Church during Divine Mercy […]

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