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Alliance Landfill to host Bat Night

The imagery of bats is plentiful this time of year, from classic horror movies to Halloween decorations, but the mammals themselves won’t be out for much longer. A local landfill is in need of some environmentally minded volunteers to make sure the bat po (read more)

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Alley Cats send pins flying

SCRANTON — If you pull into Idle Hours South on a Tuesday afternoon you may see dozens of cats moving about the lanes. They aren’t of the feline variety, but women – many from the Abingtons – who are part of the Alley Cats bowling league. What began as a (read more)

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Clarks Summit resident directs ‘Lombardi’

SCRANTON — With football season underway, a local theater is bringing the exploits of a larger-than-life NFL coach to the stage. Actors Circle will present “Lombardi,” a play based on the novel “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi,” Thursd (read more)

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Roast beef dinner, basket raffle to benefit Clarks Summit Fire Company

CLARKS SUMMIT — The J. W. Hall Memorial Auxiliary of the Clarks Summit Fire Company will hold its roast beef dinner and basket raffle on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 4-7 p.m. at the fire station banquet hall, 321 Bedford St. The menu includes roast beef, mashed (read more)

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Costume creations

Choosing a Halloween costume has always been a fall highlight for my kids and for me, too. Many times we ventured to a local Halloween party store to purchase something trendy, and ultimately, something we would see half my child’s class wearing in the sc (read more)

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Local Girl Scout completes Silver Award project at Marley’s Mission

Sydney Degnon has been a Girl Scout since she was 6 and in first grade. Now 14, the Abington Heights freshman recently completed the requirements for the Girl Scouts Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn and the second highest awar (read more)

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Ferments on the farm

N. ABINGTON TWP. — Years ago, Carrie Timlin was expecting her first child. Concerned about what she was eating and what her daughter would eat as she grew prompted Timlin to look at natural foods and how to prepare them. At the time, Timlin lived in the c (read more)

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Heart of the family

My beautiful mother passed away two weeks ago. For her devoted daughters, my two sisters and I – and her six grandchildren and great-granddaughter, “Mom-Mom’s angels” – as well as her adoring twin brother whom she idolized and his family that was her own, (read more)

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Dalton wine festival


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HS FOOTBALL: Pusateri sacrifices for Comets

Sometimes the small victories mean the most. Michael Pusateri has always done whatever it takes for his team to enjoy success. That road, which includes hours of dedication and commitment, sometimes seems endless when the wins are few and far between. It (read more)