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15th Anniversary Clarks Summit Festival of Ice program guide

Everything you need to know to navigate the frozen festivities. (read more)

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Music and chili

One of my favorite parts of the annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is the Chili Café on the lower level of the First Presbyterian Church. A short walk up the hill to School Street from crowded downtown festivities, this is a great place to warm up and t (read more)

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A Sunday afternoon on the lake

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Fitness Instructor Spotlight: Christie Estadt

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Christie Estadt is the head personal trainer and owner of Body Blueprint Fitness, 790 Northern Blvd. The Moore, Oklahoma native and her husband Garth reside in Justus. They have a son, Garth junior, and daughter, Brooke. How long have y (read more)

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A breakfast of pie

CLARKS GREEN — The crowds came out to Clarks Green Assembly of God Church on Saturday, Feb. 16 for Abington Christian Academy’s Pie for Breakfast fundraiser. More than 100 pies were served, offering 40-plus varieties. Tickets were sold for a raffle offeri (read more)

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St. Gregory's expansion work underway, expected to be completed by mid-August

CLARKS GREEN — The signs of construction at The Church of St. Gregory are evident these days, from the sounds of people working to the sight of digging equipment, lumber and other building materials positioned around one side of the church. Contractors ha (read more)

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A Festival fifteen years in the making

It all started with about a dozen sculptures gone “Wild About the Abingtons.” That was the theme of the inaugural Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, which ran on Feb. 18, 19 and 20, 2005. Back then, the event was largely limited to State Street, with sculptur (read more)

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Fitness Instructor Spotlight: Michelle Sadowitz

CLARKS SUMMIT — Michelle Sadowitz is the assistant manager and a trainer at LUX Personal Training, 318 Davis St. She was born in Miyakonojo, Japan, where her family serves as Christian missionaries, and grew up living both there and in the U.S. She is a r (read more)

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Celebrating love at the Comm

WAVERLY TWP. — The Waverly Community House (Comm) hosted its annual Family Valentine’s Day Party Saturday, Feb. 9. The theme for this year’s event was “Alice in Wonderland.” Food donations were collected for United Neighborhood Centers. “It is a nice plac (read more)

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70 years of laughter, love

LA PLUME — On Valentine’s Day, 1946, Tom Dickinson was serving overseas during WWII. “I spent two-and-a-half years in the service,” he said. “I was shipped to Europe as part of the armored division. I was a gunner. I came back in June of ’46. “And after t (read more)

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HS TRACK AND FIELD: Abington Heights' Antonio Maletta chooses Rhode Island

A mix up in reporting to the start line for his assigned race couldn’t have worked out better for Antonio Maletta. During his freshman year and competing in a junior high meet at Honesdale, the Abington Heights athlete, who had been scheduled to run the 4 (read more)