A Meaty Tradition

The streak continues. For the sixth consecutive year, readers named Bosak’s Choice Meats, 524 Burke By-Pass in Olyphant, as the makers of the area’s best kielbasa. Owner Gail Bosak said they were glad to learn they had won again. “You never take anything for granted,” she said. “We were thrilled and humbled for sure.” Bosak’s has been in business there for 16 years, selling fresh-cut and ground meats from beef and chicken to pork and lamb. It also does special orders and custom wild-game processing. (read more)

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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

Portraits of Challenges

Students in Molly Callahan’s advanced art classes at Valley View High School have participated in the Memory Project for the past two years. The Memory Project is a nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create portraits fo

Essay Winners

Mid Valley eighth-graders Lanie Gray (left) and Christopher Talluto (right) were honored for the essays they wrote for the annual Earth Day essay contest, sponsored by the University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water Co. The pair won with their

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; May 20, 2016

Sirloin Steak with Honey-Onion Gravy 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, cut 1-inch thick 1/2 to 1 teaspoon seasoned pepper 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed 1 larg

Marywood Wins Journalism Awards

Marywood University’s Chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists (SCJ) took home 10 awards and four honorable mentions in the national contest for the students’ work at The Wood Word, Marywood University’s student-run newspaper, and TV-Marywood, th

VVHS Honor Roll

Valley View High School has announced the names of the students who qualified for the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2015-2016 school year. Grade 12 High honors: Alivia Armezzani, Gabriela Barber, Lindsey Beggin, Belle Bonczkiewicz, Rebecc

Student of the Month

Mid Valley High School’s student of the month is senior Marissa Bennici. From left: principal Chad Vinansky, Bennici and teacher Claudia Kausmeyer.

Honor Society at CAHS

The following students were inducted into the National Honor Society at CAHS. Seniors Matthew Allison, Fredrick Buddie, Cody Calabro, Emma Cigna, Sarah Bridget Connolly, Tyler Deuel, Conor Durkin, Cory Evarts, Anthony Gigliotti, Nathan Houman, Joseph Kilh

Artists of the Month

Several Lakeland High School students were chosen as Chief Artists of the Month, based on the quality of their work and execution of art techniques. From left: Jessica Caputo, Jessie Kozlosky, Talia Oestel, Morgan Romanowski and Kristine Miller.

School News

Relay for Life The Mid Valley Relay for Life organizers invite residents of all local communities to sign up to participate in the 2016 Relay for Life, to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, at the Mid Valley High football stadium in Throop. Participa


Sports & Fitness

League Meeting The Greater Carbondale Miss C Softball League will hold a league meeting Sunday, May 22, at 6 p.m. at Fell Field, 11 Lord Ave. in Simpson. For additional information, call 570-766-0621. Golf Tournament Lynnette’s Twirlerettes will hold its

Around Town

Jessup Cleanup Citizens for a Healthy Jessup will sponsor a “Great American Cleanup” event Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a town litter cleanup event. One item that will be cared for on that day is cleaning and repainting the War Memorial Tank

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