Hosting Duties

State Rep. Frank Farina has a lot on his plate, and plenty of issues to keep him busy. But, occasionally, he finds the time to throw a community bash. One such bash, or, as he calls it, a “family fun festival,” will be held Thursday, July 24, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Betty Street Park, Thomas and Betty streets in Eynon, and will also extend to the Eynon Fire Department, across Thomas Street. Admission is free. (read more)

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Idle Hour Lanes July 13 Have It All Youth/Adult League: Quinn Speckhardt 216-379, Garry Wrobleski 231, Damien Repella 186, Mike Bidwell 138, Draven Simons 114, Paul Srebro 224-413, Don Bidwell 322, Marty Speckhardt 284, Lori Wrobleski 263 and Heather Simo

Around Town

Concert in the Park The Jermyn Events Committee, in partnership with the Lackawanna County Commissioners, will sponsor an “old-fashioned concert in the park” Sunday, July 20, 6-8 p.m. at the Edward “Rippy” Callahan Sports Complex, Mellow Court in Jermyn.

Area Church Services

All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturdays 6 p.m. (spring/summer/fall); 4 p.m. (winter), confessions one half hour before services (one hour before during Great Lent and Advent). Divine Liturgy, Sunday and Feast Days, 9:30 a.m

School News

Seventh-Grade Initiative Program The Greater Carbondale YMCA and Pennsylvania State Alliances of YMCAs are once again offering the seventh-grade initiative program. Moving into seventh grade can be a little intimidating — new teachers, new friends, moving

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; July 18, 2014

We are in the middle of summer and it feels like fall is quickly approaching. Yikes. However, we have plenty of summer ahead of us, so relax and take pleasure in the warm weather that’s to come with these delicious recipes. Enjoy. Ground Beef with Cheese

Graduation with Honors

Throop resident David Krajewski recently graduated with honors from Keystone College. He was one of the 30 students in the class selected to appear in “Who’s Who Among University & College Students.” He was also a recipient of the “Exemplary Achievement i

Taking a Stand

Two Fell Charter School students decided to spend some time giving back to a great cause. Fourth-graders Hope and Faith Hampton spent a week at Applebee’s raising awareness and funds for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The money raised helps research into new trea

‘Alice in Wonderland’

The Carbondale Area High School Drama Club presented “Alice in Wonderland.” Bob Schlessinger is the drama director. Aniela Connolly, Davena Russell, Victoria Russell, Miranda Rossetti, Gabby Miller, Chris Smith, Kaitlyn Schockey, Savannah Chapman, Madison

A Tour of Olyphant

The Steamtown National Historic Site recently ran a train to Olyphant and riders received a free guided walking tour of the Queen City.

Library Activities

At the Valley Community Library, 739 River St. in Peckville: • Registration for session 2 of the children’s summer programs is under way. The session will begin the week of July 21 and run for four weeks. Class size is limited and registration is on a fir

 

Sports & Fitness

Golf Tournaments • The annual Post 411 Jessup American Legion golf tournament will be held Saturday, July 19, at 8 a.m. at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. Fee is $75 per person. Captain-and-mate format. The fundraising event includes coffee and doughnuts, ho

Martial Arts Promotions

Nathan Sadaka (left) and Denis Benford both recently earned promotions in the martial arts of kempo goju and hapkido at a testing held at Tiger Kai Karate (at the Spectrum Gym in Blakely. Sadaka received second-degree green belts in the two arts, while Be

Horsing Around

Local attorney and documentarian Larry Spegar (left) was on hand at Belmont Park, home of the Belmont Stakes, the third jewel in thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown. With him is Dennis Hinson from the team supporting thoroughbred California Chrome.

Cooling Down

Regulars at Dickson City Civic Center’s Boot Camp and Zumba fitness classes, after a good workout. Boot Camp classes run Monday and Wednesday nights, 6:15-7:15 p.m. Zumba classes run Monday and Wednesday nights, 7:20-8:20 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 10-11

State Champs

Throop residents Mikayla Dutkiewicz and her dad, Michael Dutkiewicz, won the international family doubles bowling tournament adult/youth division. They are Pennsylvania state champions in the youth ages 11 and younger division. They will now go on to comp

Around Town

Concert in the Park The Jermyn Events Committee, in partnership with the Lackawanna County Commissioners, will sponsor an “old-fashioned concert in the park” Sunday, July 20, 6-8 p.m. at the Edward “Rippy” Callahan Sports Complex, Mellow Court in Jermyn.

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