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Matters of Faith: Greater Pittston church listings for the week of March 26, 2017

Matters of Faith: Greater Pittston church listings for the week of March 26, 2017

Christian and Missionary Alliance317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston570-654-2500 or [email protected]: www.cmawp.comWednesday ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Greater Pittston library news for the week of March 26, 2017

Greater Pittston library news for the week of March 26, 2017

PITTSTON MEMORIAL LIBRARYPysansky class is March 27PITTSTON — A Ukranian pysanky class will be taught by Tammy Budnovitch from 6 to 8 p.m. Monda...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Local Chatter: Wyoming Seminary’s Nicole Lukesh, of Wyoming, earns award for swimming

Local Chatter: Wyoming Seminary’s Nicole Lukesh, of Wyoming, earns award for swimming

Lukesh earns award for swimming KINGSTON — Nicole Rose Lukesh, Wyoming, received a Gold Award for her achievements in swimming this season.She i...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Senior Citizens’ News: Pittston Adult Center tea party is March 27

Senior Citizens’ News: Pittston Adult Center tea party is March 27

PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTERTea party is March 27PITTSTON — An afternoon tea party will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 27.Adult Coloring Class ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Duryea American Legion hosts night of free music

Duryea American Legion hosts night of free music

DURYEA — The Sperazza Band will play from 8 p.m. to midnight April 22 at Duryea American Legion, 329 Main St. There is no cover charge. This eve...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Court weighs challenge to get Griffith off primary ballot

Court weighs challenge to get Griffith off primary ballot

Walter Griffith’s eligibility to appear on the May primary ballot as a Republican is on shaky ground because he’s now down to 251 signatur...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Wyoming Area climbing in boys lacrosse

Wyoming Area climbing in boys lacrosse

Wyoming Area’s growing lacrosse program arrived at the .500 mark in the Wyoming Valley Conference boys standings last year.The Warriors don̵...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Aftermath of storm continues to impact Greater Pittston sports schedules

The originally scheduled opening week of Wyoming Valley Conference boys tennis came and went without a single team getting in a match.The same will be...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Growth continues for Wyoming Area girls lacrosse team

Wyoming Area is not only adding girls to its lacrosse program, it is adding girls who are already experienced in the sport.“The sport is growing...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area girls lacrosse team seek to improve throughout season

Pittston Area girls lacrosse team seek to improve throughout season

With just four starters returning and a challenging early-season schedule, the beginning of the season could be difficult for the Pittston Area girls ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Pittston Area Baseball Boster Club event is March 31 at Red Mill

Greater Pittston Sports Briefs: Pittston Area Baseball Boster Club event is March 31 at Red Mill

PA Baseball Booster club sponsoring event March 31PITTSTON — The Pittston Area Baseball Booster Club and Miles for Michael will hold a night of ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Life Deconstructed:Snow dazed and confused with a turtle

Life Deconstructed:Snow dazed and confused with a turtle

OK. So, it snowed. We all know it snowed.We were pretty much paralyzed during snowmageddon last week. Only those acquaintances who lived or were vacat...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Nutrition Corner: Learn to cook for one or two-person households

Nutrition Corner: Learn to cook for one or two-person households

Cooking for one or two can sometimes be a chore. I am now finding it was a whole lot easier to cook for a family of five, then just my husband and mys...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Yatesville residents pens poem on winter storm Stella

Yatesville residents pens poem on winter storm Stella

A BlockbusterIt’s a very big surprise,and it happened even before sunrise.What a snowstorm it turns out to be,with the most dropped on us in mor...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Mary Capitano, of Old Forge, celebrates her 101st birthday

Mary Capitano, of Old Forge, celebrates her 101st birthday

Mary Capitano, Old Forge, celebrated her 101st birthday on March 9. A celebration was held March 12 with a family dinner attended by children, grandch...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Hearing aid specialist offers good-will gesture

Hearing aid specialist offers good-will gesture

Paul John Caprari, hearing aid specialist with Professional Hearing Aid Service, Pittston, provided Ann Marie Yurkin, Wilkes-Barre, with new custom he...

March 19th, 2017 |  


West Pittston Cherry Blossom banner fundraiser

West Pittston Cherry Blossom banner fundraiser

The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee will be selling banners as a fundraiser at a cost of $150 for the first year and $50 for renewal. Both are ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

Bartoli family thanks Pittston Area birls basketball coaches and players for continued support of daughter, Ellie

Dear Editor,We wanted to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to Coach Kathy Healey, Assistant coaches, Mark Casper and Joe Chacke, ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

Their view: Trump just pushing back against media bias

Is this my lot in life for the next four (or more) years? The night Donald Trump won the White House, I strapped in for an expected journey of defendi...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf this week joined women’s health advocates and medical professionals to denounce the fast-tracking of Senate Bill 3, which the gove...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

Your view: Some songs for the inauguration

The editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, depicting the Red Army choir singing at President Trump’s inauguration struck a chord in my m...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Your voice: Tired of paying taxes

Taxes, taxes, and more taxes. Why should I keep paying?The new year has not even come, and I am being taxed again.Now, can someone answer me this ques...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Your voice: Country needs to turn back to God

Reading the article last Sunday “Changes in American religion” by James A. Haught reminds me of reading Time Magazine in my high school li...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

Joe Agolino Jr. opens Legacy Baking Co. next to father’s restaurant in West Pittston

WEST PITTSTON — Legacy Baking Co. hopes to live up to its name.The bakery, owned by Joe Agolino Jr., his wife Cristina and Charles Sammon, held ...

January 31st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Pet Valu, focusing on natural and holistic pet products, opens in Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming

Pet Valu, focusing on natural and holistic pet products, opens in Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming

WYOMING — A store that puts clients’ health and nutritional needs first recently opened in the Midway Shopping Center.Those clients may ha...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Summer Hill Botanicals in Wyoming started with an itch, grew into skin-care business

Summer Hill Botanicals in Wyoming started with an itch, grew into skin-care business

WYOMING — It all started with an itch.Scott Douglas, of Bloomsburg, said he developed an allergy to commercially made skin care and hair care pr...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Businesswoman: Grocery chain holding up opening of ‘bounce house’ in Wyoming

Businesswoman: Grocery chain holding up opening of ‘bounce house’ in Wyoming

WYOMING — Aubrey and Michelangelo Ginocchietti have nearly everything they need to start their new business, Super Bounce LLC, in the Midway Sho...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Carlos Ledee-Diaz named Employee of the Month at Golden Technologies, Inc.

Carlos Ledee-Diaz named Employee of the Month at Golden Technologies, Inc.

OLD FORGE — Carlos Ledee-Diaz has been named Employee of the Month for November at Golden Technologies, Inc.Ledee-Diaz has been employed at Gold...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce Autumn Breakfast Meeting held Thursday, Nov. 18 in Exeter

EXETER — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce held its annual autumn breakfast meeting Friday, Nov. 18 at St. Anthony Parish Center, where t...

November 18th, 2016 |  


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