What’s Up, NEPA/Senior News

FALLS — The Falls Active Adult Center, state Route 92, Exeter Township: Feb. 8, 15 and 22 from 10 a.m. to noon, Karel Zubris from Penn State Extension will give a class titled “Eat Smart, Move More.” Register for class at 570-388-2623. Feb. 2: Special pre-Super Bowl luncheon. Feb. 5: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Book […]

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LCCC History Club makes book donation to library

The Luzerne County Community College Library recently received a book donation from the College’s History Club. Each year, the LCCC History Club donates several books to the College Library. Shown are, first row: Mia Bassham, Mountain Top, director, Library, LCCC; Sarah Bilby, Shickshinny; Kennedy Rinish, Pittston, vice president, History Club; and Bob Lee, Kingston. Second […]

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What’s Up, NEPA?/Good Eats And More!

GOOD EATS! Editor’s note: Send news for this space by noon on the Friday that lands at least two weeks prior to the event to [email protected] or by mail to Good Eats, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. For accuracy, information must be typed or computer generated. This week: Feb. 7 […]

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Piano students perform holiday recital for veterans

Piano students of Christine Leandri recently performed in a holiday recital at the VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre. The students played holiday songs and sang Christmas carols with the veterans. Front row: Christa Berrini, Reese Woytowich, Justin English, Nina Valenti, Reagan Woytowich, Jessica English. Second row: Sam Oley, Madison Guido, Alexandra Nockley, Olivia Vnuk and […]

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Nanticoke Ladies Auxiliary honors retiring chaplain Norma Johnson

The Nanticoke Ladies Auxiliary Post 350 recently held its Christmas party with door prizes, a sing-a-long and installation of officers. Norma Johnson, a member of the auxiliary for 50 years, was honored for her service in many capacities, especially arranging the Living Nativity and serving as auxiliary chaplain. Shown are Pat Hamilton, first vice president; […]

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Wilkes-Barre student presents research at Misericordia

The Department of Medical Imaging at Misericordia University recently sponsored a Student Research Poster Presentation Day in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The presentations were the culmination of research and work on a variety of topics by juniors and seniors in medical imaging. The students presented 26 abstracts to the college community and answered questions […]

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FNCB Bank donates to Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA

FNCB Bank recently presented a $708 donation to representatives from the Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA raised through the bank’s Jeans for a Cause dress down day. The fundraising effort encourages employees bank-wide to make a small donation in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans to work. FNCB provided a corporate match of […]

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M&T Bank donates to St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen

M&T Bank recently made a $3,000 donation to the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen. Shown are Mary Theresa Vautrinot, executive director, Catholic Social Services of the Dioceses of Scranton; Phil Johnson, regional president, M&T Bank. For information about volunteer opportunities or the donation needs at the St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, call 570-829-7796, ex. 301. […]

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Local medical students participate in cultural fashion show

Colorful fashions from countries around the globe — including India, Nigeria, Ghana, Thailand and Japan — were on display recently at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine as students and faculty took part in the school’s annual International Luncheon and Cultural Explosion Fashion Show. The event was organized by the school’s student-run Diversity Task Force. “Understanding […]

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West Pittston student named to Becker College dean’s list

Michael Werbin, of West Pittston, has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Becker College. More than 350 Becker College students were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list, which recognizes all full-time students (24 or more credit hours earned for the academic year; 12 minimum each semester; September through May) whose term […]

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