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Local thespians to perform in Actors Circle’s ‘Dearly Departed’

Described as “Drop-dead funny,” the play “Dearly Departed” will be presented as part of Actors Circle’s 38th season and is Mark Fryer’s directing debut. Fryer, a Scranton resident, brings the play to the stage at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton, open (read more)

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Santas sought for seniors

Local residents can be Santa Claus to area senior citizens through Home Instead Senior Care’s Annual Be a Santa to a Senior program. “We work with local nonprofit agencies to identify the seniors included in the ornaments,” said Jessica Blomain, Home Inst (read more)

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Holiday fun in the Abingtons

The annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in New York City last night put me in a holiday mood. There’s something magical about that tree, and NYC itself, at Christmas time. But families living in the Abingtons don’t have to go to New York Cit (read more)

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The Gathering Place hosts holiday market

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A Pallman Family Thanksgiving

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Some people might think Thanksgiving is no big deal to a family whose business is turkey. Those people don’t know the Pallman Farms family. Between 4 and 5 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day in a small house on the family’s turkey, capon and stra (read more)

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Wired for art

CLARKS SUMMIT — She’s a familiar landmark on State Street in the borough. Eleanor, a wire sculpture, sits on a bench outside The Gathering Place reading a book, her wire curls pulled back. On Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30, Eleanor’s creator will be one (read more)

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Cookies in Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — Christmas cookies of all shapes and sizes will be available for purchase during the annual Clarks Summit Fire Company Auxiliary’s 13th Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at the fire station, 321 Bedford St. People select (read more)