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A jazz jambalaya: Scranton Jazz Festival on 15th year

SCRANTON — The city that, in the 1920s, knew Harry Parella and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey has birthed a new age of jazz. And it is poised to welcome more jazz legends and launch new musical careers. The Scranton Jazz Festival will kick off its 15th annual wee (read more)

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Sweet scoops of success

N. ABINGTON TWP. — Jean Manning couldn’t be happier that July is National Ice Cream Month. “July is always our biggest month of the year,” said the matriarch of the Manning Family which has owned and operated Manning Farm Dairy for the last 99 years. The (read more)

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In Times of Need: Fundraiser set for local fire victims

Who: Dianna Varady is well-known in dog rescue circles. The 25-year-old Dalton resident serves as a foster mom for numerous canine organizations. She also owns Beyond Bread and Canine Crunch and Munch, a small business she developed through plenty of tria (read more)

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Several golf tournaments coming up in the Abingtons

Local golfers can enjoy the game while supporting area causes. The following are just a few tournaments offered in the Abingtons. Carl Jones Memorial Classic The Carl Jones Memorial Classic is held each year on the Monday following Labor Day at the Glen O (read more)

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Dalton Fire Company Carnival scenes

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Lakeside Wednesday Concerts continue at Hillside Park with the John Stevens Polka Band

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 of canned goods are accepted for the local food pantry. The remaining lineup is as follows: July 24: FullCir (read more)

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Local teens help fix up home to flip for mission work

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington area teenagers gave up summertime hours to work on a local house. The home on Haven Lane is owned by James and Jill May, who plan to sell it and use the profits to fund mission work in Honduras. “Over the last two years, we hav (read more)

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Civil War Roundtable group breaks camp, marches on Abington Community Library

CLARKS SUMMIT — A Civil War Round Table group is breaking camp and marching for the Abington Community Library. The group used to meet at the Lackawanna Historical Society in Scranton, but decided to move to the library, 1200 W. Grove St., because the mem (read more)

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Babies and the sun

Our families love fun in the summer sun. But everyone – especially babies and young children – needs protection against harmful consequences of sun exposure like sunburn, skin damage and even skin cancer. Dr. Laurie Campfield, DO, of Dalton, a general ped (read more)

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Concert series continues with The Fab Three

ELIZABETH BAUMEISTER / STAFF PHOTOS 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 of canned goods are accepted for the local food pantry. The remaining li (read more)

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Abington Little League snapshots

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