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END OF AN ERA

That block of Main Street in Archbald wasn’t much to look at back in 1984, when Gene and Shirley Barrett got the urge chuck their 9-to-5 jobs and start over. Gene was a steel worker; Shirley worked in an office. That block had several abandoned buildings, (read more)

Around Town

Church Lunch The Red Door Cafe will host a free lunch at Peckville United Methodist Church, 723 N. Main St., on Saturday, April 22, noon to 1 p.m. Brunch will be served by a Girl Scout troop. All are welcome. Scout Dinner Boy Scout Troop 322’s annual past (read more)

Community Calendar

Pierogie Sale: All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Sundays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information. Line Dancing: The Unit (read more)

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CHARITY BAKE SALE

Amy and Hayley McConnell will hold a bake sale on Saturday, April 22, at Mid Valley Health Care Center, 81 Sturges Road in Peckville, from noon to 3 p.m. to benefit the Walk to End Breast Cancer in Washington DC. Hayley is an 11th-grade student at Valley (read more)

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NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY AT CAHS

The following Carbondale Area Junior-Senior High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society: Seventh grade: Killian Bannon, Emma Baker, Sophia Calzola, Michael Caporali, Logan Colonna, Alyssa Cosklo, Thomas Cyganick, Francheliz De Jesus (read more)

Area Church Services

All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturdays 4 p.m., confessions one half hour before services (one hour before during Great Lent and Advent). Divine Liturgy, Sunday and Feast Days, 9:30 a.m. Great Vespers, evenings of Feast Day (read more)

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CHURCH DINNER

Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church, 624 Madison Ave. in Jermyn, will hold a take-out roast beef dinner on Saturday, April 22, 1-5:30 p.m.. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the rectory or by calling 570-876-1061. The stewardship committee member (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Golf Clinic NEPA Junior Golf and LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of Scranton-Pocono will hold its summer clinic for girls and boys ages 5-18 on Tuesday Mornings at Skyline Golf Course, Greenfield Township. The Clinic runs weekly from June through August at a cost of (read more)

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BREAKING CHAMPS

All six students of Tiger Kai Karate, of the Spectrum Gym in Blakely, captured first place at the 2017 USBA/WBA Keystone State Breaking Championships, which were recently held at the Scott Township fire hall in Montdale. Evan Hall set a new USBA/WBA compe (read more)

A NEW COACH AT FOREST CITY

With the Blizzard of 2017 holding up play in the outdoor high school sports schedule some three weeks after the storm hit, Joe Miraglia had to wait patiently for his return for coaching. Miraglia, a longtime member of the coaching staff at Valley View, is (read more)

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SWARM! BEES ARE COMING

First you hear the sound, then you see the sight: A convergence of flying, stinging insects numbering tens of thousands has alighted thisclose to where you live. The terror of the sight makes the terror of the sound all the greater: You close your windows (read more)

Around Town

Church Lunch The Red Door Cafe will host a free lunch at Peckville United Methodist Church, 723 N. Main St., on Saturday, April 22, noon to 1 p.m. Brunch will be served by a Girl Scout troop. All are welcome. Scout Dinner Boy Scout Troop 322’s annual past (read more)


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