St. Faustina fourth graders celebrate Advent with a Jesse Tree

In observance of Advent, the fourth grade students at St. Faustina Parish in Nanticoke made a Jesse Tree, which is a small tree decorated with symbols to portray the spiritual heritage of Jesus. The tree commemorates the biblical verse from the Book of Isaiah that says: “There shall come forth a shoot from the stump […]

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Dallas Middle School first quarter honor roll

The honor roll is determined by the following: Honors with distinction — 98 or above with no grade lower than 74; First honors — 93 to 97 with no grade lower than 74; Second honors — 88 to 92 with no grade lower than 74. Honors with distinction Eighth grade: Kaya Brown, Elena Burdge, Lorelei […]

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Robert Beletsky wins geography bee at Wyoming Seminary

Robert Beletsky, of Wilkes-Barre, a seventh-grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School and the son of Ms. Marina Belkina of Wilkes-Barre and Mr. Stanislav Beletsky of Mountain Top, recently survived eight rounds to win the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee contest and a chance to continue on to state competition. Vaughn Kutish, of […]

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Dr. Jerome Benz speaks to LCCC dental students

Dr. Jerome Benz, a local prosthodontic consultant, recently spoke with students in the Luzerne County Community College dental assisting program. Dr. Benz discussed tooth replacement techniques including crowns, bridges, and full and partial dentures. Dr. Benz also is involved in the clinical rotation aspect of the College’s dental assisting program which allows students to gain […]

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Students present a CAN DO Community Christmas in Hazleton

The CAN DO Student Action Committee marked the 25th anniversary of CAN DO Community Christmas at Christ Lutheran Church in Hazleton with a program of musical entertainment and a chance for children to write letters to Santa. Shown from left are: Student Action Committee co-adviser Charles Burkhardt, CAN DO Community Christmas co-chair Corrin Dagostin, Francine […]

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St. Jude School holds Breakfast With Santa

Several hundred people enjoyed a breakfast of eggs, sausage and hashbrowns, all served by the eighth grade class, during the annual Breakfast With Santa at St. Jude School in Mountain Top. Shown are, first row: Richie Lont, Noah Keiser, Xavier Rutt, Brayden Antonello, Clare Grandzol, Jack Truschel. Second row: Joshua Pavlick, Alexander Wood and Autumn […]

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Holy Redeemer students visit Wyoming Area Catholic

Recently, students from Holy Redeemer High School in Wilkes-Barre visited Wyoming Area Catholic school. The high school students spoke to the students in grades 6, 7 and 8 about their high school experiences at Holy Redeemer, as well as answered questions about the many opportunities available in academics, sports and clubs. Pictured in the first […]

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ALIFT hosts inaugural Sporting Clay Shoot

ALIFT (Assisting Loggers Immediately Fund Trust) recently held their 1st annual sporting clay shoot fundraiser at Rock Mountain Sporting Clays. Rock Mountain owners Mike and Susan Koneski did a great job in hosting the event on a beautiful fall morning. ALIFT board members Mark and Connie Ridall did an excellent job organizing the shoot. In […]

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Back Mountain children learn about fire safety

Jay Wilkes, Deputy Fire Chief from the Back Mountain Regional Fire and EMS, recently stopped by the Trinity Learning Center on Irem Road in Dallas to show the children the fire truck and to talk with them about safety issues. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Maddox Zaruta, Ivy Kachmarski, Ronin Turel, Elsie […]

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Church briefs

ASHLEY — The Altar & Rosary of St. Ann’s Society of St. Leo’s Holy Rosary Church, Manhattan St., Ashley, will host its annual Christmas Cookie Sale Dec. 9 and 10 before and after all weekend masses (4:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday). Cookies are bagged with six cookies for $2.50 and a […]

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