Lighting Up the Streets

This weekend, Dickson City will see the lights. The Dickson City Christmas Light Committee, which has been working for months to raise the funds necessary to buy new Christmas lights for Main Street and elsewhere, will host a town lighting ceremony Sunday, Nov. 23, 3-8 p.m. at the Dickson City Municipal Building, 901 Enterprise Ave. In total, more than $34,000 has been raised by the committee since February. (read more)

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  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • School News
  • Sports & Fitness
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Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Nov. 26, 2014

Mushroom Tarts 24 slices white bread 1/2 stick butter or margarine, melted 1/4 cup minced green onions 1/2 stick butter or margarine, melted 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, finely chopped 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon + 1-1/

Legion Donation

Ambrose Revels American Legion Post No. 328 recently donated $3,500 to the Archbald Borough Police Department for the purchase of laptops. From left, front row: police chief Tim Trently and post first vice commander Bob Kashuba. Second row: officer Brian

Tree Lighting

Archbald Borough’s annual Christmas tree lighting will be held Saturday, Nov. 29, at 5:45 p.m., at the corner of Main and Betty Streets in Eynon. Festivities will begin immediately following at Eynon Hose Co. Caroling will be led by the Valley View Fifth-

Follow the Leader

When I was young, I read a book called “Follow My Leader,” by James B. Garfield. It tells a heartwarming story of perseverance, loyalty and friendship as it describes learning to navigate life with the help and devotion of a guide dog. I never forgot Jimm

Around Town

Craft Show Party A Craft Show Party, displaying items hand-made by Creative Sisters, will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Throop Volunteer No. 3 fire hall, 401 Dunmore St. in Throop. Some of the items included are painted glassware, jew

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Nov. 21, 2014

Wishing everyone a very blessed and happy Thanksgiving 2014. Enjoy. Turkey Soup with Dumplings 1 (4-5 pound) turkey carcass, sectioned 12 cups water 5 carrots, cut in chunks 1-1/2 cups celery, coarsely chopped 1 large onion, quartered 2 teaspoons salt 1 (

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

Chorus Member

Bridget Connolly, a junior at Carbondale Area High School, recently auditioned for District 9 chorus. She was informed later that she was accepted. The chorus is composed of the best singers in the district. Prior to the performance, there is a three-day

School News

Craft Fair The fourth annual Mid Valley Secondary Center craft fair will be held Sunday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 52 Underwood Road. Admission is $2; students free. The event will feature dozens of vendors, basket raffles, homemade food,

Scholarships Earned

This year, students at Penn State’s Worthington-Scranton (PSWS) campus were awarded more than 180 scholarships, including private, corporate and university-sponsored scholarships. Local students who received scholarships are, from left, seated: Adam Crimi

 

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

Bowlers of the Month

Idle Hour Lanes presented trophies to the Bowlers of the Month for October. Each bowler was tops in their league for rolling the highest number of pins over his or her average during the month of October. From left, front row: Mason Snyder (Bumper Buddies

Around Town

Craft Show Party A Craft Show Party, displaying items hand-made by Creative Sisters, will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Throop Volunteer No. 3 fire hall, 401 Dunmore St. in Throop. Some of the items included are painted glassware, jew