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Tackling a Revamped Conference

A year ago, when Labor Day was at its latest possible date, high school football did not get around to opening weekend until Sept. 4. This year, high school football begins nine days earlier on the calendar, in part because of a significant change the Pen (read more)

Around Town

Reunion Meeting The Benjamin Franklin High School of Carbondale class of 1951 will hold a meeting at Ambers Restaurant in the Grand Hotel, 25 Main St. in Carbondale, on Friday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. to plan the upcoming reunion. All members are invited. Call (read more)

Community Calendarq

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)

School News

CAHS Homerooms Carbondale Area Junior-Senior High School has announced homeroom assignments for the new school year. Students in grades seven through 12 will report to the following homerooms at 8 a.m. on the first full day of scheduled classes, Tuesday, (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Soccer Tournament The sixth annual Jamie Kotula Kickoff Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4, at Marywood University, beginning at 10 a.m. The early season tournament hosts competition among boys and girls soccer teams from the Lackawanna S (read more)

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 (read more)

La Festa Entertainment Schedule

La Festa Italiana will be held Labor Day weekend — Friday through Monday, Sept. 2-5 — on Lackawanna County Courthouse Square in Scranton. The hours are Friday, 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Monday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Soccer Tournament The sixth annual Jamie Kotula Kickoff Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4, at Marywood University, beginning at 10 a.m. The early season tournament hosts competition among boys and girls soccer teams from the Lackawanna S (read more)

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Snapshots

Lakeland High School’s football team sweated it out in preseason practices last week. PHOTOS JOHN SWARTZ (read more)

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Tackling a Revamped Conference

A year ago, when Labor Day was at its latest possible date, high school football did not get around to opening weekend until Sept. 4. This year, high school football begins nine days earlier on the calendar, in part because of a significant change the Pen (read more)

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Golf Tournament Winners

Saber Healthcare Group recently sponsored a golf tournament at Skyline Golf Course. All proceeds were donated to the Saber Foundation, which donates the proceeds to the American Heart Association, Make-A-Wish, American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Associat (read more)

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YMCA Golf Tournament

Greater Carbondale YMCA will hold its 29th annual golf tournament at the Panorama Golf Club, Saturday, Aug. 20. The day begins at 8 a.m. with registration and light breakfast, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Get your foursome together for a captain-and- (read more)

Around Town

Reunion Meeting The Benjamin Franklin High School of Carbondale class of 1951 will hold a meeting at Ambers Restaurant in the Grand Hotel, 25 Main St. in Carbondale, on Friday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. to plan the upcoming reunion. All members are invited. Call (read more)


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