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INTO THE NIGHT

It’s these warm summer nights that we all dreamed of when the snow was two feet deep. Don’t let them go by uncelebrated. There are plenty of things to do in the cool of a summer evening. Here are some of them: • The Dickson City Banner and Light Committee (read more)

Around Town

Car Wash Boy Scout Troop No. 21 will hold a car wash at St. Mary’s School in Dickson City on Sunday, July 23. All proceeds will be donated to the Wiktor family. Coal Miners Remembered The Coal Miners Remembered group will meet on Monday, July 24, at Shopa (read more)

Community Calendar

Pierogie Sale: All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Sundays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information. Line Dancing: The Unit (read more)

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LOCAL RESIDENTS TO PERFORM AT JAZZ FEST

The Scranton Jazz Festival is slated for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6, at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave. in Scranton. Scheduled to perform this year are the Stanley Clarke Band, John Pizzarelli and more. Also among those per (read more)

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A TRAILBLAZING LIFE

James W. Johnson (aka Johnston), died in 1910 in the home he had lived in Jessup since the 1870s. Before he passed, he told his daughter, Missouri Harr, his life story. He was born a slave in either North Carolina or Virginia. His earliest recollection wa (read more)

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‘THE ART OF HEALING’

The Chamber Gallery, at The Greater Chamber of Commerce Building, 27 N. Main St. in Carbondale, will present an the fifth annual “Art of Healing” exhibition, in conjunction with “The Studio on Salem” of NHS Human Services of Northeastern Pennsylvania in C (read more)

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QUEST FOR THE CUP

EC-TV Local Comcast channel 19 will televise a feature production by local attorney and sometime filmmaker Larry Spegar (above). Shot in Pittsburgh last month, it documents the fans of the Pittsburgh Penguins and the quest for the Stanley Cup trophy and w (read more)

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LEAGUE CHAMPS

Jessup Schoonover Eye Care captured the Valley Junior Petunia 10U softball league championship. From left, front row: Madi Buettner, Avianna Santarelli, Vicky Richardson, bat girl Riley Karwowski and Sarah Sweeney. Second row: Alicia Berardi, Ella Merring (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Pools/Lakes Open The lakes and pool at Lackawanna County’s parks are open, staffed with lifeguards., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, including Aylesworth Lake in Archbald and Merli-Sarnoski Lake in Carbondale. They will remain open through mid-August. Call 570-9 (read more)

Around Town

Car Wash Boy Scout Troop No. 21 will hold a car wash at St. Mary’s School in Dickson City on Sunday, July 23. All proceeds will be donated to the Wiktor family. Coal Miners Remembered The Coal Miners Remembered group will meet on Monday, July 24, at Shopa (read more)


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