iWrestle.com X-calibur Results Day 2

iWrestle.com Xcalibur TournamentTeam Key: Benton (Ben); Bound Brook (BB); Dallas (Dal) DeMatha Catholic (DC); Deposit Hancock (Dep); Nanticoke (Nan); Hayfield (Hay); The Hill School (HS); Lake-Lehman (LL); Line Mountain (LM); The Phelps School (PS); Pittston Area (PA); Scranton (Scr); Shenendehowa (Shen); Springfield Central (Spring); St. Anthony’s (SA); St. Francis (SF); St. Vincent Pallotti (SV); Unatego (Una); Wyoming Seminary (WS); Wyomin...

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Hanover Township Lions support dinner program

Hanover Township Lions Club recently donated $500 to the Dinner for Kids program. Program coordinator Joe DeVizia and David Tevet, owner of Ollie’s Restaurant, initiated the program to provide healthy and balanced dinners to children in need. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Wyoming Valley Country Club. Membership is open to men and women. Contact any Lion member for an application. At the check presentation, from left: Joe DeVizia, progr...

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Cookie Corner staff celebrates holidays

The staff at The Cookie Corner recently celebrated the Christmas season with a dinner held at Marianacci’s Restaurant, West Wyoming. The evening consisted of a buffet dinner, dessert and an evening of social companionship, which included candlelit wishes and games. At the event, from left, first row, are Alicia Pizano, Katie Lampman, Donna B. Brenner, Ruth Tielle, JoAnn Wojtash and Anne Schwartz. Second row: Doreen Gay, Theresa Guzik, Sue Smith, Joan Urban, Doris Conant, Toni Tabone, Ho...

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‘Downton’ returns amid rumors of death and low ratings

Now that “Downton Abbey” has ended in the U.K, it’s time to embrace the return of the British series in the U.S.And from ratings and staff rumbling indications, embrace it you must because the popular 1920s-set costume drama may be nearing its end. Not just yet, though, it has been picked up for a sixth season in England by British broadcaster ITV and episodes will be penned by the show’s creator Julian Fellowes. And that almost certainly will follow through...

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Slovak Catholic Union holds party

The Reverend Dianiska District of the Ladies Pennsylvania Slovak Catholic Union held its annual Christmas party Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. Branch 19 hosted the event. A matching-fund event in conjunction with the LPSCU was held to benefit Ava Kurilla, 3, who was diagnosed with neurovlastona in November of 2013. The proceeds will help her family with medical and travel expenses. At the check presentation, from left: Theresa and Ava Kurilla; Debbie...

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Physical therapy student receives scholarship

The Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship Fund of The Luzerne Foundation recently awarded a $6,000 scholarship to Nicholas Lombard, Shavertown, a Doctor of Physical Therapy student who will be entering his second year of graduate study at Misericordia University. To be eligible for the scholarship, the recipient must have graduated from a high school in Luzerne County, be enrolled in a college or university in Luzerne County that offers specialized health-care educational progra...

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Wilburne, Santarelli

Brianne Wilburne and David Santarelli were married July 19, 2014, at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the campus of Penn State University by the Rev. David Griffin.The bride is the daughter of Jane Wilburne, Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Doug Wilburne, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. She is the granddaughter of Doris Spigelmyer and the late James Wilburne, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, and the late Glenna and Leo Murphy, Tonawanda, New York.Brianne is a graduate of Penn State Univ...

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Addison L. Cebrick

Addison Lynn Cebrick, daughter of Christopher and Jennifer Cebrick, Harveys Lake, celebrated her first birthday Dec. 17. Addison is a granddaughter of Walter and Cathy Schweizer, Harveys Lake, and Barry and Diane Cebrick, Larksville. She has four brothers, Mason, 10, Anthony, 4, Matthew, 3, and Aiden, 2.

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Popeyes to open Wilkes-Barre location on Sunday

WILKES-BARRE — If you’re craving a piece of Louisiana, the wait should be a really short one.The Popeyes Chicken on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard has a sign out front saying that the location is opening on Sunday. The franchise occupies the vacant lot between Pep Boys Auto Parts & Service and Walgreens near Coal Street.On its website, Popeyes advertises “a piece of Louisiana in every single meal.”The franchise restaurants serve southern-style ...

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Sunshine to round out the weekend

Enjoy the quiet weather while it lasts — it looks like rain is on its way back to the Wyoming Valley.The National Weather Service indicated that it was 30 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Mostly cloudy skies kicked off the day, but according to the forecast, the sun should make an appearance for the rest of the weekend.Partly sunny skies are predicted for today, with a high in the lower 30s. Mostly cloudy skies will follow...

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