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WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS

There’s a term for this: it’s called “rushing the season.” But the parishioners at St. Michael’s in East Jermyn make no apologies. It’s never too early to get into the Christmas spirit and that’s just what they have in mind for this weekend. St. Michael’s (read more)

Around Town

Hose Co. Barbecue Jessup Hose Co. No. 1, 632 Fourth Ave. in Jessup will hold a chicken barbecue dinner on Sunday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu includes chicken, potato, vegetable and dessert. Tickets are available from any member or by calling 570 (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)

School News

College Graduates Wilkes University held its summer commencement ceremony and awarded 403 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees to students graduating after the completion of the summer 2017 semester. They included: Jessica Canjar of Peckville, who re (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Soccer Club Seeks Members The Abington Soccer Club’s U14 girls Flash is a competitive travel soccer team based in Clarks Summit. The team is looking for players who want to further their soccer development. Girls can be from any geographical area but must (read more)

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Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Sept. 22, 2017

NOODLE-BROCCOLI-CHEESE SOUP 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup oil 1-1/2 quarts chicken broth 8-ounce bag egg noodles 1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli 2-1/2 quarts milk 1 pound American cheese, grated Salt, black pepper and garlic powder to taste S (read more)

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FISHING DERBY

The 25th annual Lackawanna County fishing derby at Merli-Sarnoski Park in Carbondale is set for Saturday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is limited to the first 250 children, ages 4 -12, and costs $5 to register. Sign-up information is available fr (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Soccer Club Seeks Members The Abington Soccer Club’s U14 girls Flash is a competitive travel soccer team based in Clarks Summit. The team is looking for players who want to further their soccer development. Girls can be from any geographical area but must (read more)

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Snapshots

Scenes from Mid Valley’s 40-20 win over Riverside. PHOTOS BY BOB KOLVECK (read more)

Around Town

Hose Co. Barbecue Jessup Hose Co. No. 1, 632 Fourth Ave. in Jessup will hold a chicken barbecue dinner on Sunday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu includes chicken, potato, vegetable and dessert. Tickets are available from any member or by calling 570 (read more)


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