A Week of Many Moods

Sometimes the calendar plays funny tricks. A good example is coming up. On Sunday, the Super Bowl arrives, and then on Tuesday is Shrove (or Fat) Tuesday, before Lent arrives on Wednesday. So it’s a time for parties and festive fare. • It starts with the Blakely/Peckville Crime Watch’s pre-Lent Mardi Gras celebration Friday, Feb. 5, 6-10 p.m. at Fiorelli’s catering, 1501 Main St. in Peckville, featuring food and entertainment.

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  • A Week of Many Moods
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • Blood Drive
  • Service to the FOP Lodge
  • Visiting the Incubator
  • ‘Unican of the Year’


 

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School News

Catholic High School Scholarships Offered The Carbondale Trinity Club is offering two scholarships, each valued at $500, to eighth-grade students at Upper Valley school districts (Archbald to Forest City) who are continuing their high school education in

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

Around Town

Flea Market Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale, will hold a flea market Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available. For more information, call 570-282-1776. Legion Meetings American Legion Post No. 665, 901 Main St. in D

A Week of Many Moods

Sometimes the calendar plays funny tricks. A good example is coming up. On Sunday, the Super Bowl arrives, and then on Tuesday is Shrove (or Fat) Tuesday, before Lent arrives on Wednesday. So it’s a time for parties and festive fare. • It starts with the

A Hockey Classic

The New Year’s Day Pond Hockey Classic at Staback/Archbald Regional Park was a little late this year with the weather, but they finally got on the ice. From left, front row: Josh Danielowski, Donnie Stephens II, Dominic Possanza, Carlo Possanza, Donnie St

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen

Get ready for the big game with some of these tasty dishes. Hot & Spicy Corn Chowder 3 slices bacon ½ cup chopped onion ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 2 cups corn kernels 2 cups water 2 cups (1%) milk 1 medium potato, cut into 1

Artist of the Week

Valley View High School senior Abby Roberts was selected WVIA Artist of the Week. Abby was selected by her art teacher, Molly Callahan, for her art portfolio. Roberts is holding her favorite piece, a portrait of her grandfather done to honor his passing t

Health Scholarship Created

Wayne Memorial Health System (WMHS) and The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) have established the Wayne Memorial Health System snnual scholarship with a $125,000 gift from WMHS. The gift will be used to grant needs-based scholarships and will be availa

Art Contest Winners

A number of Carbondale Area High School students were among the winners of the 2016 edition of the Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug and Alcohol holiday poster contest. Their artwork was chosen from approximately 1,600 entries. Among the seventh-grade

Reflections Winners

The Valley View Parent Teacher Association recently held a ceremony for the annual PTA 2015-2016 Reflections contest winners. The winners moved onto the council level of the competition; those who placed gold also moved onto the regional competition. Elem

 

Sports & Fitness

Baseball/Softball Registration • Valley View Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken baseball registration will be held at the Blakely Borough Building, 1439 Main St. in Peckville, on: Thursday, Feb. 11; 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 27 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is open to

A Hockey Classic

The New Year’s Day Pond Hockey Classic at Staback/Archbald Regional Park was a little late this year with the weather, but they finally got on the ice. From left, front row: Josh Danielowski, Donnie Stephens II, Dominic Possanza, Carlo Possanza, Donnie St
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Around Town

Flea Market Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale, will hold a flea market Saturday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be available. For more information, call 570-282-1776. Legion Meetings American Legion Post No. 665, 901 Main St. in D

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