Wyoming Seminary Mock Trial Team wins competition

The Wyoming Seminary Mock Trial team recently took first place in the 2018 Region 5, District 2 High School Mock Trial Competition at the Luzerne County Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre. In addition to winning the district competition, which ran for five evenings, four team members received awards based on their outstanding individual performances in the courtroom. […]

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Dr. Edwards Church plans St. David’s Day Tea

The Ethnic Committee of the Dr. Edwards Memorial Congregational Church, Church and Main streets, Edwardsville, will hold their annual St. David’s Day Tea at 7 p.m. March 6 in the Sunday School Room, using the entrance from Main Street. Toastmaster will be John DiRico. The evening will consist of Welsh Hymn Singing directed by Carol […]

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LPN to RN students at LCCC honored at pinning ceremony

Students in the LPN to RN program at The Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. School of Nursing and Health Sciences at The Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center at Luzerne County Community College recently completed their studies and were honored at a pinning ceremony at the college. Shown at the ceremony are, […]

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Church briefs

ASHLEY — The Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, will offer meatless food sales on Fridays through Lent through March 23. Halusky, pirohy, Manhattan clam chowder, cream of mushroom soup, tuna hoagies and potato pancakes mix will be available from noon to 5 p.m. in the church hall. Order […]

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Ancient Order of Hibernians supports St. Joseph’s Center

The Ancient Order of Hibernians, St. John Neumann Division, of Wilkes-Barre, recently donated $1,000 to St. Joseph’s Center of Scranton. Shown are, first row: Jim Gallagher, financial secretary; John Clark, AOH life member; Sister Mary Alice Jacquinot, St. Joseph’s Center; Paul Manley, division president, and Michael Collins, vice president. Second row: Mike Werner, treasurer; Ned […]

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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Knights of Columbus donate to Pro-Life Center

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Knights of Columbus Council 12976, Swoyersville, recently presented a check to the Pro-Life Center, Wilkes-Barre. The $1,000 donation will help the Wyoming Valley Chapter support and promote the sanctity of all human life. From left are Sophie Czachor, Joan Gilligan, Betty Caffrey, Pro-Life president. Back row: Knights member John Lucas, Mark […]

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Gospel concert at Kirby Center will benefit St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen

The Howard University Gospel Choir from Washington, D.C., will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 with half of each $10 ticket to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, Wilkes-Barre. The kitchen is a program of Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton. Planning the event are […]

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Club and society meetings

Editor’s note: The Times Leader will keep a rolling file of club and society meetings and publish them weekly — online every week and in print when space permits. To submit your club or society meeting notice, email [email protected] with the name of your organization, time, date and exact location of the meeting with full […]

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Class Reunion Notices

Coughlin High school Class of 1968, will gather for their 50th reunion on July 27 at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estates, Dallas. Register with Facebook: Coughlin High School Class of 1968, or contact Beth Roche Ward at [email protected] or 803-708-2979. GAR Memorial High School Classes of 1950 and 1951, will meet for a luncheon at 1 […]

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Mathcounts Club students from St. Nicholas-St. Mary head to chapter competition

Mathcounts Club members at St. Nicholas-St. Mary School in Wilkes-Barre held the school competition on Jan. 23. Ten students will move on to represent the school at the chapter competition that will be held at Wyoming Valley West Middle School in Kingston on Feb. 10. Members of the Mathcounts Club are shown, from left, top […]

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