The Quietmen to perform at 49th annual Our Lady of the Abingtons Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 11
This Week In Local History: Back to school, birthday of a borough were Abington Journal news items
New reward offered in 30-year-old cold case of missing Scranton girl
Ten-year-old girl’s lemonade stand on Newton-Ransom Blvd. benefits area veterans
Griffin Pond Animal Shelter holds groundbreaking ceremony for $3 million construction project
- Trump opens Clarks Summit office - 8:59 pm updated: 9:00 pm.
- Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:50 pm
- Community calendar for week of Aug. 31, 2016 - 7:46 pm
- Sporting clays shoot to benefit services at The Children’s Center - 1:24 pm
- ‘Praise in the Park for Matthew’s Miracle’ event to support South Abington first grader, kidney cancer patient Matthew McDonnell - 1:01 pm
- Allied Services Integrated Health System recognizes retiring employees - 10:59 am
- Rotary Club’s Taste of the Abingtons: A Little Pizza Heaven to serve orecchiette pasta dish - 10:49 am
- The Quietmen to perform at 49th annual Our Lady of the Abingtons Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 11 - 10:44 am
- Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center welcomes students on the first day of school Aug. 29 - 10:43 am
- Clarks Summit resident assumes role of CEO of Regional Hospital of Scranton - 10:29 am
- South Abington Township resident Megan Kane named to Elizabethtown College Honors Program - 10:28 am
- Wilkes University Welcomes Abington area students in the Class of 2020 - 10:27 am
- Clarks Summit student Eamon Gibbons named AP Scholar With Distinction at Wyoming Seminary - 10:26 am
- Abington Heights High School graduate Crane Joseph Holmes III earns Ph.D. in naturopathic medicine - 10:24 am
- Former Patsel’s Restaurant in Glenburn Twp. purchased by Constantino’s Catering and Events Inc. - 3:58 pm
- Pieces of the Abingtons for week of Aug. 31, 2016 - 2:12 pm
- Geisinger Community Medical Center sponsors 35th Annual Dr. Jack Sanner Memorial Golf Classic - 1:42 pm
- Dietrich movie mania for week of Aug. 31, 2016 - 1:36 pm
- More Than Movies: Trailers stir up excitement for fall film fest at the Dietrich Theater - 1:30 pm
- Dietrich Theater to host 15th Gathering of Singer/Songwriters Sept. 14 - 12:32 pm
- This Week In Local History: Back to school, birthday of a borough were Abington Journal news items - 12:19 pm
- PennDOT conducts oil and chipping proccess on 34 miles of road in the Abingtons - 10:51 am
- New reward offered in 30-year-old cold case of missing Scranton girl - 5:02 pm
- Marion Munley named Product Liability Lawyer of the Year - 3:27 pm updated: 11:30 am.
- Keystone College plans activities to welcome students back to campus - 11:58 am
- Dalton council discusses storm water options - 9:09 am
- Ten-year-old girl’s lemonade stand on Newton-Ransom Blvd. benefits area veterans - 6:31 pm
- Clarks Green resident concerned about catch basin on Fairview Road - 6:14 pm
- Griffin Pond Animal Shelter holds groundbreaking ceremony for $3 million construction project - 5:01 pm
- Swim and dive coaches topic of discussion at Abington Heights School Board meeting - 4:03 pm updated: 2:06 pm.
- Lackawanna Trail Junior-Senior High School Marching band prepares for upcoming season - 3:59 pm
- State Rep. Marty Flynn holding free Senior Fair on Aug. 26 - 3:31 pm
- Community organizations receive donations during South Abington Twp. McDonald’s franchise grand opening - 3:12 pm
- Veterans outreach scheduled for Aug. 24 at state Rep. Marty Flynn’s office - 3:04 pm
- Arts and entertainment calendar for week of Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:28 pm
- Community calendar for week of Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:26 pm
- Camaraderie, commitment define this year’s Abington Heights High School Comets marching band - 2:16 pm
- Red Cross blood drive memorializes former Scranton Mayor James Barrett McNulty - 1:10 pm updated: 1:10 pm.
- Clarks Summit Borough ranked as 10th safest city out of 963 places in Pennsylvania, per SafeWise report - 1:04 pm updated: 10:51 am.
- Hickory Project to return to the Dietrich Theater for a concert Sunday, Aug. 28 - 1:01 pm
- Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Geisinger Community Medical Center auxiliaries raise funds through gala, support patient care - 12:48 pm
- More Than Movies: Pottery and Sculpture for Kids kicks off fall classes at the Dietrich Theater - 12:00 pm
- First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit to hold 25th annual jazz communion service Sunday, Sept. 4 - 11:53 am
- Dietrich movie mania for week of Aug. 24, 2016 - 11:48 am
- Waverly United Methodist Church’s 47th Annual Bull Roast set for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5 - 11:28 am
- All-female folk trio Sassafrass to close out 2016 Lakeside Wednesday Concerts series Aug. 31 at Hillside Park - 11:22 am
- This Week In Local History: Remembering the the Stephen Parker barn: 1827-1971 - 11:18 am
- Everything Natural in Clarks Summit sold to New Jersey businessman, industry expert after a year-and-a-half on market - 10:45 am
- Abington Heights students receive scholarships from Fraternal Order of Police - 10:17 am
- Abington Community Library teams earn wins in Battle of the Books competition - 10:02 am
Clarks Summit resident assumes role of CEO of Regional Hospital of Scranton
SCRANTON — Commonwealth Health will transfer the management oversight of its two Scranton hospitals to one Chief Executive Officer, effective Se...
South Abington Township resident Megan Kane named to Elizabethtown College Honors Program
ELIZABETHTOWN — Megan Kane, of South Abington Township, was named to the Elizabethtown College Honors Program.Since its establishment in 1999, t...
Wilkes University Welcomes Abington area students in the Class of 2020
WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University welcomed over 700 students into the class of 2020, including the following Abington area residents:• Mari...
Clarks Summit student Eamon Gibbons named AP Scholar With Distinction at Wyoming Seminary
KINGSTON – Eamon Gibbons, of Clarks Summit, a current senior at Wyoming Seminary, was named an AP Scholar With Distinction.Twenty-four Sem stude...
Abington Heights High School graduate Crane Joseph Holmes III earns Ph.D. in naturopathic medicine
CLARKS SUMMIT — Crane Joseph Holmes III, of Clarks Summit, earned his Ph.D. in naturopathic medicine from The National College of Natural Medici...
Former Patsel’s Restaurant in Glenburn Twp. purchased by Constantino’s Catering and Events Inc.
CLARKS SUMMIT — Constantino’s Catering and Events announced the purchase, expansion and renovation of the former Patsel’s Restaurant...
Balanced offense helps Lackawanna Trail defeat Mid Valley in football opener
THROOP — Sophomore quarterback Nathan Rolka and senior wide receiver Matt Bergey spent the offseason working on their timing.It was evident as t...
First-half flurry carries Abington Heights past Scranton Prep in football opener
SCRANTON — Big plays were the story of the opening game between Abington Heights and Scranton Prep.The Comets just happened to make a few more.A...
Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of Aug. 31, 2016
Abington Youth Soccer League registration, currently underway for the fall season until Sept. 11. Boys and girls born on or between 8/1/97 and 7/31/12...
Geisinger Community Medical Center sponsors 35th Annual Dr. Jack Sanner Memorial Golf Classic
Geisinger Community Medical Center (GCMC) will host the 35th Annual Dr. Jack Sanner Memorial Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Country Club of S...
Abington Heights boys soccer team to rely on young players
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights boys soccer team will feature a lot of new faces this year, both on the field and on the sideline. Fr...
Area BMX riders qualify for state, regional championships at Cedar BMX in Newton Twp.
Local BMX racers from Lackawanna and Luzerne counties qualified to compete for Pennsylvania state championship titles in Bethel Park on Sunday, Aug. 2...
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Dietrich movie mania for week of Aug. 31, 2016
This week’s question: When does the Dietrich’s Fall 2016 Festival begin?Last week’s answer: Robert Redford.Last week’s winner:...
More Than Movies: Trailers stir up excitement for fall film fest at the Dietrich Theater
Do you like movie trailers?When I go to the movies, I love watching trailers, not only because they get me excited about the upcoming film releases, b...
Dietrich Theater to host 15th Gathering of Singer/Songwriters Sept. 14
TUNKHANNOCK — Four area folk musicians will return to the Dietrich Theater at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 for the 15th Gathering of Singer/Son...
Luzerne County Community College expands to the Marketplace at Steamtown
SCRANTON — Just in time for the fall semester, Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) opened its new Lackawanna County center in the Marketplac...
See Jane Read: ‘Plenty’ of things to like about this summer read
This time of year, our local farmers markets entice us to load up on sweet corn, new potatoes, tender green beans, heirloom tomatoes, juicy figs, peac...
Man on the Street: ‘Who is someone you admire?’
“John McCain.”John MennigDallas“My father.”Luke TantanellaScranton“My parents or family, in general.”Samuel Vierli...
More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater builds a rain garden
Editor’s note: This week’s column was written by Dietrich Theater Program Director Margie Young. Erica Rogler will return next week.Have y...
Parenting, Abington Style: Reconnecting, bonding with the Tribe of ‘86
My high school class’ 30th anniversary reunion was last weekend. I had attended my 10th and my 20th, but this one was different.We’ve all ...
More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater offers art camps, workshops for both children and adults
Fantastical costumes, pirate princesses and underwater adventure were all part of the Dietrich Theater’s second Theatre and Visual Arts camp of ...
More Than Movies: River Day, Summer Fest were hits; Dietrich Theater looks forward to Fall Film Festival
Turtles, snakes and birds, oh my!These were some of the creatures, attendees of Tunkhannock’s 12th Annual River Day were able to meet up close a...
Dalton Library Delights: Wrapping up summer activities at the Dalton Community Library
We must’ve blinked! How can it be August already? By the middle of this month the Dalton Community Library’s summer reading program and sc...
Rotary Club of the Abingtons: July brings ‘new hope for a year of service’
The fiscal year of Rotary Clubs begins in July. It is our new year and with it comes new hope for a year of service. Our financial books are closed at...
Legacy of Sultzer Monument lives on in Chinchilla
CHINCHILLA – A day after they lost their mother and a few hours after they had purchased her cemetery plot, two middle-aged men and their sister...
Leadership Lackawanna Executive Program accepting applications
SCRANTON — Applications are now available for Leadership Lackawanna’s five-week Executive Program, which engages professionals in the grea...
South Abington Township native Jason Bamford chases entrepreneurial dreams with Geoswap
NEWARK, Del. — South Abington Township native Jason Bamford is about to take his start-up business concept, Geoswap, to the next level.The app i...
Abbiocco, Woods and Company to host Abington Business and Professional Association’s Summer After Hours Card Exchange
The Abington Business and Professional Association will hold its Summer After Hours Card Exchange from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Abbiocc...
Northeast Music Center Inc. raffles off autographed Carlos Santana guitar to benefit Griffin Pond Animal Shelter
Northeast Music Center Inc. in Dickson City, a national retailer for electric and acoustic guitars and other musical instruments, in cooperation with ...
Abington Farmers Market to open for 2016 season Saturday, July 16 at South Abington Park
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Having a local farmers market where residents can buy produce and other goods that were grown and made right in the Abingt...