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Abington Heights art students participate in Pink Game T-shirt contest

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Art students at Abington Heights High School recently had the opportunity to flex their creative muscles for a cause. Seven students in Abigail Fenton’s Art II classes designed T-shirt logos for a contest. The winning design will be pri (read more)

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At home with Gail Weinberger

WAVERLY TWP. — New Year’s resolutions often relate to health. Diet and exercise fads come and go. But township resident Gail Weinberger doesn’t need a resolution or fad to stay healthy. “It’s a lifestyle, and a way of thinking,” she said. A health coach a (read more)

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Solving world problems

NEWTON TWP. — Abington Heights graduate Jason Bamford, Class of 2013, returned to his middle school to introduce a group of 42 gifted/enrichment students in grades 5-8 to the “Essence of Entrepreneurship” program. The Delaware resident graduated from the (read more)

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Winter pet care

Pets are part of the family. When winter comes, they need special TLC just like your other family members do. Our cat, Maude, is an indoor house cat, so we don’t have to worry about her being out in the cold. If we make sure the house is warm and give her (read more)

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Local author featured in bestselling book series, will present at Abington Community Library

CLARKS SUMMIT — T’Shaiya Gibbons’ inclusion in a series of best-selling anthologies started with a whim and a Facebook message. Work by Gibbons has appeared in two books of the “I Just Want to Pee Alone” series, which is compiled and edited by author Jen (read more)

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Griffin Pond Animal Shelter visits the library


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First Day hike held at Lackawanna State Park

NORTH ABINGTON TWP. — Linda Umerich’s New Year’s resolution is to spend more time outdoors, and 13 hours into the new year, she joined about 80 people for a hike through Lackawanna State Park. Clad in hiking boots and waterproof jackets, hikers of all age (read more)

A boost in math, reading

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Rati Kanani, director of the Kumon Math and Reading Center which opened in September at 860 Northern Blvd., knows first hand the benefits the program has to offer. “I started the Kumon program in seventh grade and stayed until 10th grad (read more)

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The life of a bureau

I love old things. Not for their monetary value, but for the history they offer. Recently, Sandra and Paul Morgan of South Abington were preparing to move. My husband was working at their residence and called me to stop over. Mrs. Morgan had some furnitur (read more)

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HS TRACK AND FIELD: Marzolino selects Lehigh University

Calista Marzolino walked into Scranton Memorial Stadium wearing a walking boot only days after the District 2 Class 3A Championships last spring. She spent most of the previous days shrugging off the pain. Despite the soreness, one of the leaders of the A (read more)