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GET OUT AND ABOUT

Summer is fading fast, but there are plenty of reasons to get outside while you still can. • The 12th annual Blessed Sacrament Family Festival will be held on Friday through Sunday, Aug. 18-20, on the church grounds at 215 Rebecca St. in Throop. There wil (read more)

Around Town

Crossing Guards Wanted Archbald Borough is seeking school crossing guards for Main/Church streets, Eynon and Main/Monroe streets, 7-8:10 a.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. weekdays; and at Salem Road/Goers Hill, 7-7:45 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. Background checks required (read more)

Community Calendar

Free Lunches for Students: The Food 4 Kids Summer Lunch Program provides free lunches to any student under the age of 18 on weekdays at: • Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St. in Dickson City, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; • Russell Park, 11th Avenue, Ca (read more)

School News

Clothing Drive The Valley View Elementary PTA will collect items for its annual uniform drive through Tuesday, Aug. 15. Items can be dropped off at the Elementary Center 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. Evening drop-offs can be done on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 (read more)

Sports & Fitness

JYSA Banquet Jessup Youth Sports Association will hold its annual banquet on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Fiorelli’s in Peckville. Tickets will be available on Saturday Aug. 19, noon to 2 p.m., Friday Aug. 25, 6-7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 26, 4-6 p.m. at the fiel (read more)

PIONEER NIGHTS INFORMATION

Pioneer Nights in Carbondale concludes Saturday, Aug. 19, with a plenty of happenings up and down Main Street. • Antiques in the Park will be open for business 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Memorial Park, featuring more than 30 art and antique dealers. Live music (read more)

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BLAKELY’S FIRST SETTLERS

As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Blakely Borough, here’s a look at some of its first residents. Levi Lillibridge is the patriarch of the Lillibridge family of Peckville. Born in Connecticut in 1803, he bought 46 acres in Blakely To (read more)

Sports & Fitness

JYSA Banquet Jessup Youth Sports Association will hold its annual banquet on Sunday, Sept. 10, at Fiorelli’s in Peckville. Tickets will be available on Saturday Aug. 19, noon to 2 p.m., Friday Aug. 25, 6-7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 26, 4-6 p.m. at the fiel (read more)

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BLACK BELT PROMOTIONS

Bob Kleha and his son Austin Kleha both recently tested successfully for, and were promoted to, the rank of fourth-degree black belt master in the Korean art of tang soo do karate at Tiger Kai Karate in Blakely. From left: 10th dan grandmaster Paul Hickey (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Archbald Run/Walk The 10th annual Archbald Borough 5K Run/Walk, with proceeds to benefit the Archbald Borough Veterans Monument Park, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12. Registration is 7:30-8:45 a.m.; race begins at 9 a.m. Registration will be $20. The ru (read more)

Around Town

Crossing Guards Wanted Archbald Borough is seeking school crossing guards for Main/Church streets, Eynon and Main/Monroe streets, 7-8:10 a.m. and 2:30-4 p.m. weekdays; and at Salem Road/Goers Hill, 7-7:45 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. Background checks required (read more)


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