Cooking for a Cause

Being a successful chef has become like being a rock star. There are whole TV networks — yes, more than one — devoted to following the lives of chefs who are already famous, as well as creating new famous chefs.The local area is not immune to “chef mania:” two upcoming fundraising events have yanked some accomplished chefs out of the kitchen to be star attractions.Coming up this week is the Valley

(read more)

  • Cooking for a Cause
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • School News
  • Sports & Fitness
  • Blood Drive
  • Library Anniversary


 

Recent News

Cooking for a Cause

Being a successful chef has become like being a rock star. There are whole TV networks — yes, more than one — devoted to following the lives of chefs who are already famous, as well as creating new famous chefs.The local area is not immune to “chef mania:

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; April 18, 2014

Have a very blessed Easter holiday with family and friends!Chilled Carrot Soup(This delicious soup can be served hot!)1 pound carrots2 tablespoons butter2 (13-3/4-ounce) cans chicken broth1 medium onion, chopped1 bay leaf1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon white

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

All-State Team

Corey Capooci, a senior from Valley View High School, was named to the 2013 Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association all-state team.The team was honored with a banquet in Harrisburg. Each player was presented with a certificate and a soccer ball at the e

Valley View Honor Roll

Valley View High School has announced the names of the students who qualified for the honor roll for the third marking period.Grade 12 High honors: Sierra Apaliski, Kaitlin Barno, Elizabeth Brady, Emily Bridges, Maura Burns, Corey Capooci, Kiersten Cascia

Basketball Champs

The 2013-’14 Valley View Sixth Grade Boys Travel Basketball Team topped the Backcourt Hoops Sixth-Grade League and the sixth-grade Mid Valley Tournament championships this year.Front row: Jake Sheridan, Connor Kelley, Carlo Possanza, Nick Tomassoni and Ca

Learning about Language

Marywood University’s Communication Sciences and Disorders department was represented at Mid Valley Elementary Center’s 12th annual Job Shadow Day. Andrea Novak (pictured), clinical faculty at Marywood, spoke to Teresa Lopes’ first-grade class about caree

FBLA States

Lakeland Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) members recently competed at the Pennsylvania FBLA 63rd annual State Leadership Conference, held in Hershey. The competition was part of a three-day program for FBLA members from around the state.“I am re

Bridge Building Contest

Three members of the Carbondale Area High School physics club built bridges that they entered in the Northeast Bridge-Builder’s Contest, held recently at the Viewmont Mall. From left: Hunter Hempstead, physics club moderator Joseph Borosky, physics teache

School News

Basket BonanzaLaSalle Academy will hold its annual Basket Bonanza Friday April 25, at Fiorelli’s Catering, 1501 Main St., Peckville. This year’s theme is “Hawaiian luau.” Along with dinner, a basket raffle will be held. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $

 

Healthy Kids Day

The Greater Scranton YMCA, 706 N. Blakely St., Dunmore, will host its annual Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include a kids run, extreme laser tag, a zip line, a petting zoo, face painting, a magician and more. The

Sports & Fitness

DCCC SportsAt the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St.:• Senior aerobics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. • Betsy’s Boot Camp: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m.• Zumba: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays, 10-11 a.m.• Open gym

Barefoot Champ

The 2014 Barefoot World Championships were recently held in Muwala, Australia. Twenty-two countries were represented in both team and individual events. The Elite Team USA won the Bronze. The USA won Silver in the Junior and Senior divisions. Newton Lake

Martial Arts Promotions

Huntzinger’s Karate School of Blakely recently held its very first promotion in rank test for schichi kyu/orange belt. The students were tested on their knowledge of martial arts techniques which include fundamental strategies, self defense and open hand

High Score

Brian Klassner recently rolled an 11-strike, 290 game in the Saturday Morning High School League at Idle Hour Lanes. The 17-year-old Peckville resident was presented with a special achievement award from the United States Bowling Congress by league coord

Around Town

Archbald RecyclingArchbald recycling that would have taken place on Friday, April 18, will be picked up on Monday, April 21.Parade Committee MeetingThe Archbald Borough Memorial Day parade committee will meet Wednesday, April 23, at 6 p.m. at the borough

Scranton Daily Deals powered by ReferLocal