You Picked the Winners

You voted, we counted and now the waiting is over. Here are the winners of the 2015 Readers’ Choice awards. We begin with two special awards, chosen by us. Last year we began awarding a special community service award, named by the editorial staff. This year’s recipient is the Eynon-Archbald Lions Club. And this year we created a new award: our favorite advertiser. Our sales reps got together and the choice was obvious: Ken Steffin, proprietor of Mr. Kenneth’s hair salon, who has advertised faithfully in the Advantage for 25 years. (read more)

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You Picked the Winners

You voted, we counted and now the waiting is over. Here are the winners of the 2015 Readers’ Choice awards. We begin with two special awards, chosen by us. Last year we began awarding a special community service award, named by the editorial staff. This y

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

Hawks Banquet

The Dickson City Civic Center Hawks players, coaches, volunteers, friends and families celebrated the end of a successful 2014-15 basketball season at the annual Hawks dinner and awards banquet.

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; April 24, 2015

Molasses-Glazed Pork Tenderloin (Requested by one of our readers. Great recipe.) 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 (16-ounce) package frozen lima beans or 2 (9-ounce) packages frozen Italian green beans 1 medium chopped onion 3/4 cup water 1 tablespoon olive oil

School News

Dental School Scholarship The Scranton District Dental Society (SDDS) has selected Jessica Hatala as the 2015 recipient of the Dr. Bernard Shair Award. The Ben Shair Award is a cash gift funded by the SDDS and an endowment fund founded by the family of Dr

‘Books Appétit’

The Valley Community Library, 739 River St. in Peckville, will present its annual “Books Appétit” celebration Thursday, April 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m. This event will feature samples of regional food and dessert specialties donated by area restaurants and baker

Veterans Appreciation

The Mid Valley Rotary Club sponsored a Korean War Veterans Appreciation Night at the Valley Community Library recently. More than 35 persons attended and awards were presented to, from left: Michael Remetta, Charles Arnone, Joseph Arnone, Herb Stewart, Pe

Around Town

Ubaldo Dinner The St. Ubaldo Cultural Society will hold its “Fourth Friday” dinner Friday, April 24, 5-9 p.m. at the Michael Steiner American Legion Post No. 411, 508 Church St. in Jessup. Fresh baked red and white pizza ($10 per tray) and risotto and mea

Local Talent

The Greater Carbondale Chamber of Commerce will present a “Chamber Revue” Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Carbondale Area High School auditorium, 101 Brooklyn St. in Carbondale. Doors open at 7 p.m. Michael G. Stanton (at right), general and marke

A Cappella Group to Perform

Hearsay A Cappella will perform at the Forest City Area Historical Society, Main and Dundaff Streets, on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. The music from this group of women from Cornell University covers songs from artists such as Elton John, Ingrid Michaelson

 

Sports & Fitness

YMCA’S Ciotti 5K The 21st annual Fred Ciotti Memorial 5K Race will be held Saturday, April 25, Greater Carbondale YMCA, 82 N. Main St. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. All races begin at 9:30am. Prizes will be awarded in several age groups. High school gr

Red Belt Awarded

Dawson Eriggo (at left) recently became the youngest Red Belt in the 50-year Pennsylvania history of the Chinese Tiger Claw Kung Fu based martial art of Kempo Goju, at a testing recently held at Tiger Kai Karate, which is located in the Spectrum Health an

Around Town

Ubaldo Dinner The St. Ubaldo Cultural Society will hold its “Fourth Friday” dinner Friday, April 24, 5-9 p.m. at the Michael Steiner American Legion Post No. 411, 508 Church St. in Jessup. Fresh baked red and white pizza ($10 per tray) and risotto and mea

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