The Independent Living Apartments at St. Luke’s Villa Retirement Community owned and operated by the Diocese of Scranton, 80 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, will host a ”Welcome to the Neighborhood” Open House from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct, 4. The retirement community will highlight the independent living lifestyle and its array of amenities, that includes meals. The venue is open to the public. RSVP by calling 570 826-1031. From left, are Kathy Goldstien, tenant; Betty Anne Skawski, Pastoral Care.; Deacon Joseph De Vizia, Pastoral Care; Sr. Maureen Carroll, O.Carm., Pastoral Care; Fr. Richard A. Zavacki, Pastoral Care; MSGR. Vincent J. Grimalia, retired SLV Chalain, Pastrol Care ; Joan Pizack, tenant; James Walsh, tenant; Fr. Richard G. Ghezzi, SLV, LFM, STR Chaplain, Pastoral Care. Absent at the time of the photo was Sherry Sabecky, Independent Living director.