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Carving an event

Laura Ancherani, executive director of the Abington Business and Professional Association (ABPA), has helped to plan the Clarks Summit Festival of Ice for the past 13 years. The festival began in 2005, the brainchild of Maryann Nichols and Dorothy O’Conno (read more)

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Melting the ice

It’s a wonder how the ice sculptures at the annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice can hold their shapes with all the warmth that our families and community bring to that event every year. I am sure the tradition will continue with ICEtendo, the 16th Annual (read more)

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On-court unity

S. ABINGTON TWP. — For the first year, the Abington Heights High School has a unified bocce ball league in which students with and without disabilities come together as a team to compete against other schools and cheer each other on. Casey Beichler, unifi (read more)

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‘Honk! JR’ lands in Clarks Summit

The Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CaPAA) will perform “Honk! JR.” as part of the 16th annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice. The play will be presented Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St., Clarks Summit. Adm (read more)

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Students shine in local show

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights Art students will be featured at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit for the third annual Our Town Student Art Show. During the month of February, drawing, painting, photography and mixed media pieces will be on display. (read more)

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Elementary schools build STEAM

Two Abington Heights elementary schools are picking up STEAM. South Abington Elementary School and Newton-Ransom Elementary School have both conducted STEAM nights within the last week. The South Abington school hosted its first STEAM night on Jan. 30 and (read more)

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Funeral home celebrates 120 years

Jennings Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services will observe its 120th year in business this year. John J. Jennings founded the Jennings Funeral Home in 1900 in North Scranton with a livery service and horse drawn carriages. The business moved to West Mark (read more)

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Lady Comets eye fifth straight title

Only three Lackawanna League girls teams have accomplished the feat. Abington Heights is hoping to make it four. The four-time District 2 champs will be looking for a fifth straight gold medal when the postseason starts next week. “There’s a lot of pride (read more)

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