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Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

SCRANTON — The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present the third offering in its new series of free film and craft events wh...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present Af...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

AUDITIONS AND CALLS FOR ENTRYThe Scranton Fringe Festival open for applications: The performing arts festival is scheduled to return to multiple venue...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Gibbons Ford to host Easter Bunny pet photos benefiting Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

Gibbons Ford to host Easter Bunny pet photos benefiting Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Griffin Pond Animal Shelter’s annual Easter Bunny Pet Photos fundraiser is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Diplomats, dancer, food highlight India in Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at The University of Scranton

Diplomats, dancer, food highlight India in Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton will welcome three distinguished guests from India to participate in the fourth annual Jay Nathan, Ph.D., ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Award-winning metal artist brings ‘Gratitude Map USA’ to The University of Scranton

Award-winning metal artist brings ‘Gratitude Map USA’ to The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — An expression of gratitude is on display in The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery.“Gratitude Map USA,” an ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Abington Heights tops Chester to make state basketball semis for first time

Abington Heights tops Chester to make state basketball semis for first time

BETHLEHEM — Whenever Abington Heights needed a basket down the stretch, Jackson Danzig delivered.The junior scored 18 of his game-high 30 points...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Abington Youth Basketball League crowns champions

Abington Youth Basketball League crowns champions

Archangel Personal Home Care won the Abington Youth Basketball League “A” Division Championship. From left, first row, Jack Petriello, Nat...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Abington Heights holds off Martin Luther King in double-overtime thriller

Abington Heights holds off Martin Luther King in double-overtime thriller

ALLENTOWN — Abington Heights was left battered and bruised, but not beaten.Trey Koehler scored 10 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and fir...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 18th, 2017. |  


Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 15, 2017

Abington Journal sports calendar for the week of March 15, 2017

Newton Recreation Center fall and winter hours, 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m....

March 14th, 2017 |  


Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of March 7, 2017

Alley Cats Bowling League scores for the week of March 7, 2017

Below are the scores for the Alley Cats Bowling League for the week of March 7:Team Standings: Wildcats-28, Calicos-24, Max-22, Siamese-21, Lynx-18, P...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Abington Heights junior high wrestlers compete in state tournament

Abington Heights junior high wrestlers compete in state tournament

Seven Abington Heights junior high wrestlers competed in the 2017 Pennsylvania Junior High Wrestling State Championship Tournament March 4-5 in Johnst...

March 14th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

Scranton Cultural Center to host free craft workshop, film screening of ‘Enchanted’ on March 25

SCRANTON — The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present the third offering in its new series of free film and craft events wh...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

Lackawanna County’s ‘Afternoon with the Arts: How the Arts Help us Heal’ slated for April 1 at Scranton Cultural Center

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Arts and Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Arts, Culture and Education (ACE) Council will present Af...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

Arts and entertainment calendar for week of March 22, 2017

AUDITIONS AND CALLS FOR ENTRYThe Scranton Fringe Festival open for applications: The performing arts festival is scheduled to return to multiple venue...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Diplomats, dancer, food highlight India in Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at The University of Scranton

Diplomats, dancer, food highlight India in Visiting Scholar Lecture Series at The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton will welcome three distinguished guests from India to participate in the fourth annual Jay Nathan, Ph.D., ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Award-winning metal artist brings ‘Gratitude Map USA’ to The University of Scranton

Award-winning metal artist brings ‘Gratitude Map USA’ to The University of Scranton

SCRANTON — An expression of gratitude is on display in The University of Scranton’s Hope Horn Gallery.“Gratitude Map USA,” an ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Keystone College Players to present spring play, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by Oscar Wilde, March 30 through April 2

Keystone College Players to present spring play, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ by Oscar Wilde, March 30 through April 2

LA PLUME — The Keystone College Players will present their spring production, “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, Marc...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


More Than Movies: March brings ‘a whirlwind of activity’ to Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

More Than Movies: March brings ‘a whirlwind of activity’ to Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock

As the winds whipped the landscape last week, a whirlwind of activity was going on at the Dietrich Theater. Four of our events – Readers Meeting...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes March, looks forward to April book and bake sale

Dalton Library Delights: Dalton Community Library welcomes March, looks forward to April book and bake sale

Children from our Story Time group, which meets at 11 a.m. Tuesdays, ended February with big smiles. During this time, we always listen to a few books...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Letter to editor: Parker Hill Church grateful for local donations to Night to Shine event

Dear Editor,Parker Hill Church is honored to be the local host of Night to Shine, a prom for people with special needs, in partnership with the Tim Te...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Rotary, Lions clubs join forces in ‘service above self’

Rotary Club of the Abingtons: Rotary, Lions clubs join forces in ‘service above self’

The Rotary Club of the Abingtons and the Abington Lions Club recently joined forces for fun and good cheer at dinner at the Ramada. The purpose of gat...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor: Clarks Summit resident Joe Skinner says, ‘Stop the nonsense’

Letter to the Editor: Clarks Summit resident Joe Skinner says, ‘Stop the nonsense’

Editor:People are out there with their signs, posters and bull horns, telling the congress people and senators how we voted them in and we can vote th...

February 27th, 2017 |  


My Project: Make your own tulip art

My Project: Make your own tulip art

Kids and families can spring into March with this fun tulip art project.What you will need:• A piece of white or colored paper• Poster pai...

February 27th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Five Abington-area residents receive promotions at Allied Services

Five Abington-area residents receive promotions at Allied Services

CLARKS SUMMIT — Five Allied Services employees recently received promotions.Laura Marion, RN, BSN, was announced as the new Director of Operatio...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Allied Services honors Miracle Makers

Allied Services honors Miracle Makers

Allied Services Integrated Health System honored the contributions and successes of employees and managers from various divisions at their bimonthly M...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Davis promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources

Davis promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources

CLARKS SUMMIT — Darryl Davis has been promoted to director of information technology at Keystone Community Resources.He has led the KCR Informat...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board celebrates opening of expanded Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Tunkhannock

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board celebrates opening of expanded Fine Wine and Good Spirits store in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) welcomed local officials and the public to the grand opening of an expanded Fine Wine...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Open house held at Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute

Open house held at Regional Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute

Commonwealth Health Regional Hospital of Scranton recently held an open house at its newly restructured Orthopedic Institute. Regional Hospital was th...

December 27th, 2016 |  


Allied Services celebrates vocational employment milestones of employees with disabilities

Allied Services celebrates vocational employment milestones of employees with disabilities

Allied Services celebrated the accomplishments and significant employment milestones of people with disabilities employed at its Scranton vocational c...

December 27th, 2016 |  


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