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Veterans of the VFW Abington Post 7069 serve together, march together

CLARKS SUMMIT — They served overseas in wartime and they still serve. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Abington Post 7069 will lead the downtown Memorial Day parade Monday. The post has operated in the Abingtons community for more than 70 yea (read more)

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Plots available at Abington Community Garden

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — On a warm afternoon earlier this month, Shannon Brown raked the soil and tended the nascent growth in his part of the Abington Community Garden. The plan for the day: some weeding and covering his snap peas, just fresh sprouts poking (read more)

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Abington Heights High School students learn American Sign Language

Most people can hear a telephone or doorbell ring. They can hear people talking in the grocery store or the sound of a police or fire siren. But a hearing impaired person experiences the world differently. Ben Gibson, an Abington Heights junior, started a (read more)

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Memorial Day Basket Raffle to Benefit Veterans Park

CLARKS SUMMIT — The borough council and Annie’s Country Kitchen will hold a basket raffle Monday, May 28 in conjunction with the Rotary Club’s Memorial Day Parade downtown. Funds raised will be used for the improvement and maintenance of the Veteran’s Mem (read more)

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Abington Heights Middle School student among essay contest winners

Abington Heights Middle School student Gavin Ross, of Clarks Summit won for the eighth-grade category in The University of Scranton Earth Day essay contest. The winners were announced at the recent Evening of Environmental Science event. Nearly 70 student (read more)

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Lackawanna County fishing derby winners receive trophies

Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and members of the Parks and Recreation staff presented trophies to the winners in the 9 to 12 age category at the 26th annual fishing derby held recently at McDade Park. More than 200 children participat (read more)

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SCRANTON TENNIS CLUB OPENS

While spring weather conditions have been more winter-like, it’s time now to begin thinking about those summer days on the clay courts at Scranton Tennis Club. Scranton Tennis Club (STC) is now accepting membership applications for the 2018 season and wil (read more)