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Plates and Palettes coming up

DALTON — The community is invited to enjoy art and desserts at the third annual Plates and Palettes, to be held Sunday, March 31 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Dalton Fire Company, 109 South Turnpike Road. “I attended a craft show at the Dalton Fire Company and ... (read more)

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CROP Hunger Walk scheduled for April 28

About 130 walkers raised $7,300 at last year’s Abington Area CROP Hunger Walk. This year, they’re hoping to go bigger: 200 walkers and $10,000. This year’s event is slated for April 28 at 2 p.m. at the Dalton Fire Company, 109 S. Turnpike Road. CROP Hunge (read more)

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A bonnie good time at First Presbyterian

CLARKS SUMMIT — One week before Saint Patrick’s Day, the Irish group Poor Man’s Gambit performed at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit as part of the Arts at First Presbyterian Concert Series. Maureen McGuigan, deputy director of arts and cult (read more)

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AYBL teams compete in fundraising game

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Youth Basketball League B-Division girls and boys teams competed against each other during a fundraiser for Matthew’s Hope 4 Miracles on Friday, March 1. The nonprofit organization was started by South Abington Elementary Scho (read more)

Family nutrition

Nutrition should be a priority in your family any time of the year, but since March is National Nutrition Month, it’s a good time to take a look at what your family is eating and how they are eating. Almost everyone these days knows that whole foods are h (read more)

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Life in the sky

During WWII and the years following, an influx of women entered the aviation. Born during aviation’s golden age, Nancy Bailey Bushko was one of 50 female students enrolled in the flight school at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri from 1949 – 51. In a (read more)

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VFW members honor Marine killed in action in Vietnam

CLARKS SUMMIT — Inside VFW Post No. 7069, Tom Kreidler and Michael McLane remember David Parker. McLane opens a red-bound book to a page filled with the faces of young men in uniform. They are the men of Platoon 210, each clad in the distinctive dress blu (read more)

Lackawanna State Park readies for spring

The Lackawanna State Park is getting ready for its upcoming spring and summer season. “The park works throughout the year to complete maintenance, prepare the park and complete projects,” said Robert Barrese, park manager. “This year, like each year prior (read more)

St. Patrick’s snacks

I’m not Irish. But as it’s often said, “Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.” No doubt, there will be plenty of families and friends from the Abingtons this Saturday, March 9, at the big Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade, beginning at 11:45 a.m., especiall (read more)

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PIAA 5A GIRLS: Mechanicsburg defeats Abington Heights

SCRANTON — Just when it appeared Abington Heights would take a final step out of a deep hole, it just could not finish the comeback. Instead, Mechanicsburg slammed the door and powered its way into the second round of the PIAA Class 5A girls basketball pl (read more)