Building Community

A 30-plus-year-old tradition, the annual National Night Out observance is back again, and three area towns will be taking part in the coming days. The first National Night Out took place in August of 1984. That year, 2.5 million neighbors took part, in 400 communities in 23 states. National Night Out now involves more than 38 million people in 16,540 communities in all 50 states, along with U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. (read more)

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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

Snapshots

The William Walker Hose Co. in Mayfield threw its annual Corn & Clam Slam recently. PHOTOS TOM BONOMO

Honors Graduate

Donald Vispi of Peckville, graduated magna cum laude from The University of Scranton’s Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program and Honors Program. Students in the honors program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close e

Marywood Donation

Michael J. Delfino, a longtime supporter of Marywood University, recently presented the university with a gift in support of the Michael and Gwen Calabro Delfino ’47 Amphitheatre at Marywood’s new Learning Commons, honoring the legacy of his late wife Gue

Pet Safety Presentation

Gia and Jaedan Baldan of Olyphant, fourth- and sixth-grade students, respectively, at LaSalle Academy in Jessup, recently held a community service event on Pet Safety at Pet Supplies Plus on the Scranton-Carbondale Highway in Dickson City. The girls print

Fat Portfolio

Students from Lakeland schools were recognized for their investing expertise in the 2014-15 Stock Market Game competition. The Stock Market Game is a 10-week simulation during which students from three grade categories (four to six, seven and eight and ni

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; July 31, 2015

Beef and Cheese Tortellini Soup 1 pound lean ground beef 3 cups water 1 (28-ounce) can tomato puree 1 (10-1/2-ounce) can French onion soup, undiluted 1 (9-ounce) package frozen cut green beans 1 (9-ounce) package fresh cheese-filled tortellini 1 medium zu

Building Community

A 30-plus-year-old tradition, the annual National Night Out observance is back again, and three area towns will be taking part in the coming days. The first National Night Out took place in August of 1984. That year, 2.5 million neighbors took part, in 40

School News

Valley View Uniform Drive to Begin The Valley View Elementary Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) will collect items for its annual uniform drive Monday through Friday, Aug. 3-7. The items can be dropped off in the office at the Valley View Elementary Center

Business Partnership

Valley View High School’s health and physical education club and Quinn’s Market are congratulated by the Community Partnership Program for their successful program year. Under the program, parents of Valley View students registered their gold cards so tha

 

Tourney Winners

The Jessup Schoonover Eye Care Coach-Pitch softball team won first place in the Carbondale Summer Sizzler 8U Softball Tournament!. From left, front row: Sarah Sweeney, Nevaeh Evans, Madilyn Buettner, Eva Canevari, Olivia DePrato and Grace Gregorowicz. Bac

In the Finals

The NEPA Hurricanes 16U travel softball team took second place in the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Night Owl Series in Easton. From left, front row: Olivia Muchal, Emily Yontas, Nicole Calpin, Karissa Kalinoski, and Tori Duffy. Stand

Sports & Fitness

Golf Tournaments • A golf tournament to benefit the Valley View varsity golf team will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. at Scranton Municipal Golf Course. Captain-and-crew format; there will be dinner and prizes for all participants. Cost is $85. To regi

Sports & Fitness

Golf Tournaments • A golf tournament to benefit the Valley View varsity golf team will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. at Scranton Municipal Golf Course. Captain-and-crew format; there will be dinner and prizes for all participants. Cost is $85. To regi

Around Town

Envelope Drive The annual envelope drive by Eureka Hose Co. No. 4 in Olyphant will be conducted in August. Donation material has been sent to residents and businesses. Proceeds will be used to upkeep the station and apparatus. Returns can be dropped at th