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Festivals Rethought

The festival formerly known as the Throop Cow Flop has undergone a bit of a generational change. Now rebranded as the Booster Club Blowout and 28th annual Cow Flop, the event will be a one-day affair Saturday, June 25, at the Washington Street Park, Washi (read more)

Around Town

Church Dinner Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale, will hold a community dinner Saturday, June 25, noon to 1 p.m. (takeouts available 1-1:15 p.m.). Admission is free. Crime Watch The Mayfield Crime Watch will meet Wednesday, June 29, at 7 (read more)

Community Calendar

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. A Spectrum of Fun: The (read more)

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School News

Preschool Registration • The Blakely Treasure House Child Development Center, 300 Main St. in Blakely, is accepting registration for the 2016-2017 Pre-K Counts program. The pre-k program is a free, full-day program for eligible 3- and 4-year-old children. (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Kids Golf Clinic NEPA Junior Golf will hold its summer clinic for kids 5-18 on Thursday mornings at Lakeland Golf Club in Fleetville or Friday mornings at Fern Hall in Clifford. The Clinic runs through Aug. 19 at a cost of $76 per child. For more informat (read more)

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Visit from the Bears

Members of the Blakely High Papa Bears Club spent the day recently at the Raymour & Flanigan furniture store at the Viewmont Mall, collecting donations. The store ran several specials to bring in extra traffic and also donated. (read more)

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‘5-6-7-8 Dance!’

The Gina Tomassoni School of Dance will present “5, 6, 7, 8, Dance!’” Sunday, June 26, at 6 p.m. at the Mid Valley High School auditorium on Underwood Road in Throop. Tickets are available at the door the night of the show. The cost is $12; $8 for student (read more)

Sports & Fitness

Kids Golf Clinic NEPA Junior Golf will hold its summer clinic for kids 5-18 on Thursday mornings at Lakeland Golf Club in Fleetville or Friday mornings at Fern Hall in Clifford. The Clinic runs through Aug. 19 at a cost of $76 per child. For more informat (read more)

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New Black Belts

Master Diane Meckwood Prislupsky has announced the promotion of Mikayla Taramelli, daughter of Maria Taramelli of Jessup, to second-degree black belt and Matthew Hassaj, son of Bob and Amy Hassaj of Archbald, to first-degree black belt. (read more)

Around Town

Church Dinner Trinity Episcopal Church, 58 River St. in Carbondale, will hold a community dinner Saturday, June 25, noon to 1 p.m. (takeouts available 1-1:15 p.m.). Admission is free. Crime Watch The Mayfield Crime Watch will meet Wednesday, June 29, at 7 (read more)


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