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Abington Art Studio, The Gathering Place collaborate

CLARKS SUMMIT — Diana Lombardi has made it her life’s work to teach children how to translate the world around them using a variety of different mediums. Now she partners with others in the community to exhibit art in hopes that exposure will raise awaren (read more)

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Kicking together

CLARKS SUMMIT — Local kickball enthusiasts are invited to assemble teams to play in the inaugural Don’t Stop Ballieving Kickball Tournament Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway. Organizers plan to make the t (read more)

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The comfort of family

My heart is heavy this week. Maybe it’s because my young adult daughter is mourning the unexpected death of someone close to her. Maybe it’s because I was horrified to discover that the latest back-to-school trend is bulletproof backpacks. Life can seem c (read more)

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A night at the bazaar

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A weekend of jazz

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Local artist creates collection for First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — A church in the Abingtons recently added art to its sanctuary. A long-time supporter of the arts, First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit secured artwork for the pillars that flank either side of the auditorium. A member of the church, (read more)

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Growing support

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Jason Burke, an advanced placement (AP) human geography teacher at Abington Heights High School, was inspired when he learned about Gardens for Single Moms, a volunteer project that builds gardens for single mothers in Orlando, Florida. (read more)

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Dalton Fire Company to host open mic night

DALTON — Poets, comedians, storytellers, musicians and dancers are welcome to participate in the Dalton Community Open Mic Night set for Thursday, Aug. 22 from 5-8 p.m. at Baily Hollow Hall in the Dalton Fire Company Station 5, 109 S. Turnpike Road. Doors (read more)

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Chris DiMattio with Ken McGraw's Brass & Ivory Orchestra performs at Hillside Park

Up next The Lakeside Wednesday Concerts will continue every Wednesday through Aug. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Hillside Park. Admission is free; donations are accepted for the Dalton Food Pantry. The remaining schedule includes: Aug. 14: Presbybop Quintet Aug. 21 (read more)