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Willow Tree Shop in Clarks Summit to close

CLARKS SUMMIT — The decision to own a business is no small thing. But when the opportunity arose for Laura Moore to become owner of the Willow Tree Shop almost three years ago, it was the right thing. And now that season is ending. Her husband recently acc (read more)

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Abington Community Library hosts X-ray art exhibit throughout October

CLARKS SUMMIT — A picture on display inside the Abington Community Library features unique letters spelling out a sentence: “The human body is the finest work of art.” Dr. Susan Summerton thinks so. The pieces of the Delta Medix radiologist and medical ed (read more)

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Firefighters Spotlight: Father and son serve together

NEWTON TOWNSHIP — Ted Stryweski Sr. and his son Ted Stryweski Jr. have spent many years giving back to their community as volunteer firefighters with the Newton-Ransom Volunteer Fire Company. Stryweski Sr. started volunteering with the department in 1967. (read more)

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Suburban Family: Fall fun for Abington families

I’ve always loved raising a family in the Abingtons, especially during autumn. In addition to the beauty of fall itself – the gorgeous foliage, the chill in the air, the taste of fresh apples, the aroma of comfort foods on the stove, the giggles of childr (read more)

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Firefighter Spotlight: Mike Pehonich

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Mike Pehonich joined the Chinchilla Hose Company in 2005. Through the past 13 years, he has been a lieutenant, captain and is now an assistant chief. “When I was younger, firefighting was something I wanted to do,” he said. “There was a (read more)

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Embattled Waverly

WAVERLY TWP. — The accounts of Waverly’s “Colored Hill” are sketchy, but there is no doubt it existed. Home to a settlement of fugitive slaves in the 1800s, the township played a role in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad. The truth is (read more)

Suburban Family: Grin and bear it

A few evenings ago around dinner time, I happened to look out my dining room window to see a black bear at the foot of my driveway. By the time I ran for my camera, he was gone, but the stopped traffic in front of my house told me he was making his way do (read more)

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HS GOLF: Cavs, Comets win titles, extend streaks

ROARING BROOK TWP. — Two, too good. Scranton Prep and Abington Heights left no doubt in the team golf championships Oct. 3, keeping their impressive Lackawanna League unbeaten streaks intact. Scranton Prep roared past Carbondale Area, 8-1, at Elmhurst Cou (read more)