Where to Get that Unique Gift?

Yes, it’s only Halloween, too early to think about Christmas — or is it? Before you know it, the snow will fly and the time will approach and that hard-to-buy-for person on your list will still not be taken care of. But, every year in early November, the parishioners at St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Mayfield have the solution: the annual Christmas Bazaar. The three-day day event will be held Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Center, 703 Hill St. (read more)

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Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Oct. 31, 2014

Happy Halloween 2014. Here’s hoping that you and the kids have a wonderfully spook-tacular holiday weekend. Stay safe and enjoy. Lightly Spiced Pumpkin and Potato Soup 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1-1/2 teasp

Final 'Roundup'

Saying ‘so long’ is going to be hard ... but Phyllis White is sure there’s another chapter waiting as she finishes up her run as owner/operator of Scott Township based K-9 Corral. With an 11-month-old son, she and her husband Bill took a chance, took on d

Area Church Services

The recitation of the Holy Rosary will take place All Souls Day, Sunday Nov. 2, at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel of St. Francis Cemetery, Pierce St. in Eynon. All are invited to attend and welcomed to bring a votive candle to be placed on the altar. Sponsored b

Eagle Scouts

Josh Lawler, a senior at Carbondale Area High School (CAHS), has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He has been in the Boy Scouts for the past 11 years. Lawler made improvements to a historical site in Carbondale, which marks the location of the first deep

Student Council

At Carbondale Area High School, this year’s student council, from left, front row: attendance secretary George Marak, corresponding secretary Rory Misko, president Brooke Juice, vice president Sydney Toy, historian Billy Nevins and treasurer Greg Hill. Ba

Homecoming Court

On Friday, Oct. 17, at the Mid Valley vs. Holy Cross football game, Alex Varaksa and Kylie Verespy were named Homecoming king and queen. Members of the Homecoming Court include, from left: Jeff Buck and Lindsay Marushock (freshmen representatives), Cory C

Homecoming Royals

Lakeland’s Homecoming activities ended with thunderous applause at Saturday’s dance with the naming of the king and queen, King Daniel O’Brien and Queen Emily Bevilacqua.

Alumni Game

On Oct. 18, Mid Valley High School alumni gathered for a flag football game to raise money for the school’s Varsity Club. Pictured are all the alumni who participated in the game. The game was part of the school’s Homecoming weekend events.

School News

Booster Club The Valley View Softball Booster Club will meet Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Valley View High School Library, 1 Columbus Drive, Archbald. All are welcome to attend. Scholarship Program American Legion Post No. 665, 901 Main St. in Dick

Scouts Have Special Guests

Receiving the Parvuli Dei (“children of God”) emblem are members of Dickson City Cub Scout Pack 21. In attendance were two retired generals, both residents of Dickson City. From left: Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, Lorraine Heatherson, Monsignor Pratico, Ga


Lacing Up for a Cause

On Nov. 2, more than 50,000 athletes from around the country and around the world will gather to compete in the New York City Marathon. For the fifth year, WNEP TV’s Ryan Leckey will lead a team of runners as the culmination of the fundraising and awarene

Sports & Fitness

Basketball Registration The Throop Civic Center is taking registrations for its upcoming basketball programs. Children in kindergarten through grade five are eligible. Call 570-383-7906 for more information. DCCC Sports At the Dickson City Civic Center, 9

5K Proceeds

Archbald Borough Council recently presented a check in the amount of $4,600, which represents the proceeds from the 2014 Health Awareness 5K Run/Walk, to recipient Nickolas Sikorski. From left, front row: Mayor Shirley Barrett, Sikorski and council presid

Around Town

Halloween Party Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5544, 205 Dolph St. in Jessup will hold a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. to midnight. Entertainment by Music Box Productions. Prizes awarded for costumes. Turkey Raffle The Sons of the American Le