An Inspirational Season

Just over the city borderline, there’s a place where you can experience world-class music, theater and dance performances ... and admission is nearly always free. Marywood University has announced a busy fall event schedule for its Music, Theatre and Dance Department. Unless otherwised indicated, all locations given are on the Marywood campus, 2300 Adams Ave. in Scranton. Admission is free unless otherwise indicated. (read more)

  • An Inspirational Season
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • School News
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Blood Drive
  • Children’s Health Fair


 

Recent News

Area Church Services

All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturdays 6 p.m. (spring/summer/fall); 4 p.m. (winter), confessions one half hour before services (one hour before during Great Lent and Advent). Divine Liturgy, Sunday and Feast Days, 9:30 a.m

School News

YMCA Preschool Enrollment The Greater Carbondale YMCA is now accepting enrollment for their infant (8 weeks to 14 months) and toddler (15 months to 2 years) and the fall preschool (2-5 years) programs. Call 570-282-2210 for more information. YMCA Before-

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Sept. 12, 2014

Apple-Butter Pumpkin Spread (This spread is excellent for breakfast on toast, waffles, English muffins and pancakes.) 2-(15-ounce) cans pumpkin 2 cups applesauce 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1-1/2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 teaspoon each cinnam

Camping Out

Once a year, Goose Pond Scout Reservation hosts Boy Scout troops and Venture troops from all over the northeast and Dickson City Boy Scout Troop No. 21 is always among them. The boys recently spent a week at Goose Pond earning merit badges and having fun.

Improvement Funds

The Greenfield Township Baseball Association received a $19,400 Community Re-Invest check from the Lackawanna County Commissioners for the Eric Slebodnik Recreational Complex. The project involves the construction of a basketball court and various park en

Fire Co. Wins Awards

More than 30 members from the Dickson City Fire Department (DCFD), along with the Black Diamond Bag Pipe Band, recently headed to the 84th annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Fireman’s Federation Convention. Members spent many hours preparing the t

New Police Chief

At the Olyphant Borough Building, the newly appointed Chief of Police, James Foley, was recently sworn in by Mayor John Sedlak Jr. In attendance were members of the borough council and the Foley family.

Around Town

Car Show The Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club will hold its annual car show Sunday, Sept. 14, in the parking lot of Carbondale Area High School, 101 Brooklyn St. Gates open at 9 a.m. Singer Nicole Rasmus will perform and Champ, the RailRiders mascot, will b

Children’s Health Fair

Health care service providers throughout northeast Pennsylvania will be at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 20, for the campus’ annual Children’s Health Fair. The event will provide a variety of free health screenings and free child heal

Blood Drive

The memory of a well-known Archbald businessman who passed away in 2012 from lung cancer will be honored with a Geisinger Blood Center mobile drive Saturday, Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Giordano’s Pizzeria, 100 S. Main St. in Archbald. Luigi Giordano w

 

Sports & Fitness

Yoga for Healing The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County will offer a “Yoga for Healing” program on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the VNA office at 301 Delaware Ave., Olyph

Around Town

Car Show The Coal Cracker Cruisers Car Club will hold its annual car show Sunday, Sept. 14, in the parking lot of Carbondale Area High School, 101 Brooklyn St. Gates open at 9 a.m. Singer Nicole Rasmus will perform and Champ, the RailRiders mascot, will b

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