Easter Season Drama

Peckville Assembly of God Church, 3364 Scranton-Carbondale Highway in Blakely, is a busy congregation. A few years ago they moved into a brand new building with a sanctuary that doubles as one of the best performance venues in the area. The church has hosted Christian rock performers and a number of other events. The latest is an elaborate and reverent theatrical production called “The Letter.” It will be presented Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. (read more)

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Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; March 27, 2015

Traditional Garlic Soup 10 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons butter, melted 4 potatoes 8 cups of water 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon caraway Salt, to taste Toast Swiss cheese Peel the cloves of garlic and crush them using a garlic press. Alternatively you c

Easter Season Drama

Peckville Assembly of God Church, 3364 Scranton-Carbondale Highway in Blakely, is a busy congregation. A few years ago they moved into a brand new building with a sanctuary that doubles as one of the best performance venues in the area. The church has hos

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

Baseball Clinic

Valley View High School baseball coach Jason Munley and staff along with the members of the high school baseball team provided a clinic for Valley View students. Pictured are members of the coaching staff, Valley View baseball team members, and participan

Semi-Formal Court

Mid Valley High School held its annual semi-formal dance recently at the Montdale Country Club. At the event, sophomore students Erica Haefele and Austin Mizerak were crowned queen and king. Members of the court were, from left, kneeling: Matt Brown, Mich

Celebrating Reading

The Pre-K Counts class at Blakely Treasure House celebrated “Read across America” and made silly Dr. Seuss hats.

School News

MV Kindergarten Registration Registration for children who will be attending kindergarten at the Mid Valley Elementary Center, 50 Underwood Road in Throop, for the 2015-16 school year will be held at the school on Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, 9:30-11:

School Donation

American Legion Post No. 665 in Dickson City made a donation to the scholarship fund at La Salle Academy. From left, front row: Audrina Mitchell and Max Tierney. Second row: service officer Mike Jaskulski, principal Ellen Murphy, commander Rich Craig, adj

Budding Artists

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, founded in 1923, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibitio

Clothing Drive

SS Cyril and Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church in Olyphant sponsored a clothing drive. Parishioners donated more than 55 bags (five carloads!) of clothes for all seasons for men, women and children. The clothes were donated to the United Neighborhood Ce

 

Tiny Twirler

Vanessa Van Deusen from Carbondale, age 5, recently competed in two baton twirling competitions, one at Penn State University Main Campus held by the National Baton Twirling Association, and one in Wellsboro, held by Twirling Unlimited. At the Penn State

Bowlers of the Month

Idle Hour Lanes recently announced its Youth Bowlers of the Month for February. Each bowler had the distinction of rolling the highest number of pins over their average in their respective league during the month of February. From left: Evan Bernotsky (Bu

Have It All League Wraps for Season

At Idle Hour Lanes, the Youth/Adult Have It All League has wrapped up the season and youth bowlers were awarded trophies for various achievements throughout the year. This year’s honorees included: In bumpers, the first-half champs were Straut Team and Ka

Sports & Fitness

Yoga for Healing The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County is offering a “Yoga for Healing” program. The program, taught by a professional yoga instructor, is designed to help participants increase flexibility; enha

Around Town

.m, at the Edward Callahan Sports Complex, Mellow Court in Jermyn. There will be an appearance by the Easter Bunny. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Jermyn Community Center, 440 Jefferson Ave. An Easter basket will be award
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