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GFWC-West Side joins Ruth’s Place residents for dinner and games

Members of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs-West Side recently joined the residents of Ruth’s Place Women’s Shelter for dinner and a game night. A nutritious meal planned and prepared by club members was shared with residents and staff. An Italian themed pasta bar was served followed by an ice cream bar. Club members engaged […]

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GFWC-West Side initiates new members

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs-West Side recently held an initiation ceremony and dinner at Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter. The initiation ceremony, welcoming seven new members, was conducted by Jackie Corbett. GFWC members are dedicated to community improvement through volunteer service. Initiates seated, from left: Mary Ann Augatis, Diane Morrash Fort, Mary Ladish, […]

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Adult Learners honored for their dedication

The Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education recognized adult students at five Luzerne County institutions who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to reach their educational goals. The outstanding adult learners who were honored at the program are, front row: Marcus Grudzinski, Wilkes-Barre, Misericordia University; Shaina Shelton, Bear Creek, Penn State Wilkes-Barre; Angela Roman, Hanover Township, […]

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King’s College inducts students into Aquinas Society

Twenty-four King’s College juniors and seniors were recently inducted into the Aquinas Society, the College’s honor society. The society is named in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas and recognizes “students of superior academic ability and achievement who are involved in significant extracurricular activities.” Students inducted include, first row: Connor Logoyda, Hannah Bowmaster, Allison Andrew, Hailey […]

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Graham Academy welcomes visitors from Panama

Faculty and staff from Wilkes University and the Graham Academy recently welcomed 21 future teachers from Panama who are participating in a bilingual program with Wilkes. The Panamanians had a chance to teach a few basic Spanish words to about 60 autistic children in nine classrooms at the Graham Academy in Kingston. https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_graham.academy.jpg

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Wyoming Valley West names seniors of the month

Wyoming Valley West High School recently selected the April seniors of the month. Shown are, first row: Jacob Saporito, Julia Kobusky, Rosemarie Egbert, Joseph Burridge. Second row: Chris Barnic, assistant principal; Dave Novrocki, principal; Tara Carey, assistant principal. https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_spartan.students.jpg

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Plains Rotary honors winner of essay contest

The Plains Rotary hosted its 2018 essay contest winner from Coughlin High School, Michelle Tlatenchi, and her parents during a dinner meeting at The Woodlands. Theme of this year’s essay was “Make a Difference.” Shown are club president Allen Bartoli and Michelle Tlatenchi, who was presented a certificate of excellence and a check for $100. […]

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Church briefs

ASHLEY — The Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, will hold a Victorian Tea at 2 p.m. April 29 in the church hall. Tickets cost $12 for ages 12 and older. The menu features assorted finger sandwiches, scones, desserts and flavored teas. The event also features entertainment and a […]

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Wyoming Valley West club receives FBLA award of merit

The Wyoming Valley West High School Chapter of Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America recently received the Gold Seal Chapter Award of Merit Hollis and Kitty Guy Award at the Chapter’s 68th Annual FBLA State Leadership Conference (SLC) in Hershey. The students competed in numerous competitive events at the Regional Leadership Conference and their placement […]

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Wilkes-Barre Academy third quarter honor roll

High honors Eighth Grade – Caleb Cackowski, Isabella Nardone, Lauren Repella, Laurel Roth, Jenna Santuk, and Jennifer Zemetro Seventh Grade- Hannah Fox, Gopal Patel, and Kendra Santuk Sixth Grade –Zachary Winder and Amanda Zemetro, Fifth Grade – Morgan Cookus-Gnoinski, Jane Gillespie, Daniel Hughes, Rehaan Mansuri, Ian Smith, and Lily Talukder Honors Eighth Grade – Alexys […]

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