FBLA officers attend dinner

Region 16 Future Business Leaders of America annual officers’ dinner was held in September at A Touch of Class in Wilkes-Barre. There are thirteen local high school chapters throughout Luzerne County in Region 16 FBLA. The advisor for Region 16 FBLA is Mr. Benjamin Beuhring. Photo 1, the Region 16 officers and state officer, from […]

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First Hospital sponsoring art contest for children

Commonwealth Health First Hospital is sponsoring a “Reflections on Gratitude” children’s art contest for children ages 5 to 15. All artwork must reflect on the theme “Reflections on Gratitude” and submitted on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. All entries should be mailed to First Hospital Professional Education and Development Department, 5267 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA […]

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Local Births

Nesbitt Women’s & Children’s Center at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Sims, Rebecca and Stanley, Shavertown, a daughter, Sept. 29, 2015 Hoover, Kristina and Wesley Hartman, Edwardsville, a daughter, Sept. 29, 2015 Abdulmajeed, Monea and Musa, Washington, DC and Edwardsville, a daughter, Sept. 30, 2015 Millard, Kelly and Jason, Mountain Top, a daughter, Sept. 30, 2015 Durk, […]

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Cassie Sloan’s celebrates 100th birthday!

Cassie Sloan, along with her family, is celebrating her 100th birthday on Oct. 19, 2015. A mass to celebrate her birthday will be held at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Larksville at 11 a.m. on Sunday. An open house to visit with Cassie will be at the Brozena residence following mass.

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Wyoming Seminary Lower School holds open house

Students and their parents interested in Wyoming Seminary Lower School are invited to attend a fall open house event from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday. The Open House at Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort, will feature campus tours, information on the school’s academic, arts, athletics and activities programs, opportunities to meet faculty […]

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Retreat participants awarded for attendance

Area men gathered the fourth weekend in July for their annual catholic weekend retreat at St. Joseph’s In the Hills retreat house in Malvern, Pennsylvania. During the retreat of 250 men, retreat participants from the Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre area were awarded certificates for attending a certain amount of years consecutively. For more information on attending […]

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Credit union members accepted a challenge

Service First Federal Credit Union members took part in a community savings challenge that benefited their financial lives as well as some great local organizations, including Candy’s Place, located in Forty Fort, who was presented with a $1,350 donation. Service 1st members took part in a financial checkup followed by the opportunity to vote for […]

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Golf tournament benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

A. Pickett Construction, Inc., Kingston, held its 21st annual golf tournament fundraiser at Fox Hill Country Club. A. Pickett Construction, their sub-contractors, clients, families and friends raised $10,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The presentation was held at the Westmoreland Club with Attorney John P. Moses and Marge Dewees representing Saint Jude’s. At the […]

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Driver safety course benefits mature drivers and teens

The Insurance Commissioner, Teresa Miller, presented certificates to approximately 25 Pennsylvanians who successfully completed a mature driver safety class in Lackawanna County at the North Penn AAA. Commissioner Miller also reminded participants that state law requires a minimum five percent discount for drivers age 55 and older who complete the PennDOT approved motor vehicle driver […]

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Church News

ASHLEY: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 12 East Kirmar Avenue, Alden, is sponsoring the Blessing of Animals at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18. Father Charles Warwick welcomes the public to bring their animals to be blessed. If you chose to, bring an item to be donated to a local animal shelter. Examples of items: non-clumping […]

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