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Consumer Watchdog: General Motors refuses to fix damage caused by defective part

Is it possible for a company to habitually manufacture and sell shoddy, dangerous products and treat its customers as if they’re fools – and still remain in business?Sure it is.

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Amid residents’ complaints, Wyoming Seminary to remove bothersome light fixtures in Kingston

KINGSTON — Kingston residents have seen the light. And it was blinding.Just under a week since new lighting units were installed near Wyoming Seminary’s athletic fields at Hoyt and Chestnut streets, the private college preparatory school announced Friday it will begin plans to remove the four fixtures amid complaints from nearby residents.One resident close to the site who requested anonymity said the entire neighborhood was lit up when she looked out her doo...

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Misericordia faces a motivated opponent in Freedom Conference finals

Really, this had to be the matchup.Top-seeded Misericordia vs. No. 2 Delaware Valley for the Freedom Conference title. Anything else would have been just a bit anticlimactic.Naturally, today’s showdown will crown the league champion, who will earn an automatic bid into next week’s NCAA tournament. But more than that, for the visiting Aggies, it’s a chance at some payback.“I’m sure they feel like they owe us one or two,” said...

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Head Start holding open recruitment

LUZERNE/WYOMING COUNTIES: Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is hosting open recruitment at area centers. Applications will be taken in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties for the 2015-2016 school year. Luzerne County Head Start offers a range of comprehensive programs for children from birth to age five and pregnant women, funded by a variety of sources, including federal and state, school district, United Way, community groups, organizations and individuals. Head Start works with low...

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Out-of-Town Deans’ Lists

Clarion University, ClarionEmily Oncay, Drums; Carla Cilvik, Harveys Lake; Samantha Bekanich, Plymouth; Jacqueline Rushkowski, Larksville; Chloe Winters, Kingston; Sarah Zerfoss, Shavertown.Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South CarolinaDean’s List: Jessica Wall, Swoyersville; Jay Dawsey, Shavertown.President’s List: Rebecca Cwalina, Beaver Meadows.Duke University, Durham, North Ca...

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Plains Parks and Recreation Board announces meeting

Monday, March 2PLAINS TWP.: The Plains Parks and Recreation Board, 6:30 p.m., at the Mosko/Hilldale Park complex in the Hilldale section.

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Logan O. Bruno

Logan Owen Bruno, son of Eric and Chastity Bruno, Lower Gwynedd, celebrated his eighth birthday Feb 25. Logan is a grandson of Earl and Joan Carter, Wilkes-Barre, and Stanley and RuthAnn Bruno, Concord, North Carolina. He is a great-grandson of Joyce Carter, Wilkes-Barre. Logan has a brother, Aiden, 12, and a sister, Siena, 6.

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Good Shepherd students win poster contest

The Knights of Columbus Council 11901 from All Saints Parish, Plymouth, recently held a poster contest themed ‘Keep Christ in Christmas.’ The two winners from Good Shepherd Academy received a certificate and a gift card from Barnes & Noble. At the award presentation, from left, first row, are Eva Szura and Olivia Vnuk, Good Shepherd Academy winners. Second row: Mike McNelis, youth chairman, Knights of Columbus; Jessica Lukatchik, art teacher, Good Shepherd Academy; and John Butler...

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Baby Pantry receives blankets

St. Joseph Center’s free Baby Pantry, 320 Blakely St., Dunmore, recently received 17 hand-knitted or crocheted baby afghans. The blankets will be used in the ‘New Blessing’ bags that are given to expectant mothers along with other needed items for their newborn children. The afghans were made by members of the Great Commission Women’s Group from the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, West Pittston. The women also made more than 70 sets of hats and scarfs, which ...

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Nanticoke church installs council

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 231 State St., Nanticoke, recently installed officers and members of its Church Council for 2015. Members installed at an earlier service included, Noel Conrad and Doris Davies. The church can be reached at 570-735-8531 or stjohnnanticoke@aol.com. Sunday services are 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. A Wednesday service is held at 7:30 p.m. during Lent. At the installation, from left, first row: Chris Yale, secretary; Rich Condo; Carol Sands; Dale Zmijewski, t...

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