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Exeter American Legion contest winner announced

The Adam Kalmanowicz Exeter American Legion Post 833 sponsored an essay contest ‘What Memorial Day Means To Me’ for Wyoming Area junior- and senior- high school students. The contest winner was seventh- grader, Amelia Lawrence. Gathering for reading of her essay, first row, from left, are: Len Bonfanti, Lawrence, Don Hudock, commander; and Jack Brogan. […]

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Brayden Lepore celebrates third birthday

Brayden Lepore, son of Nicole and Tom Lepore, of Plains, celebrated his third birthday on May 23. He is the grandson of Elenor Lapsansky, of Inkerman; Michael Lapsansky, of Falls; Tom Lepore, of Plains; and Michaelene Thoma, of Plains. He is the great-grandson of Ruth Katarsky, of Pittston; JoAnn Patoka, of Harding; Jerome Lapsansky and […]

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Solana Marie Frances Ginocchietti is 6 years old

Solana Marie Frances Ginocchietti, daughter of Michelangelo and Aubrey Ginocchietti, Wyoming, celebrated her sixth birthday Saturday, May 27. Solana is the granddaughter of John and Catherine Morris, Shavertown; Pat Ginocchietti, Laflin; and Vita Blasi, Florida. She is the great-grandchild of Nando and Marion Ginocchietti, Pittston; and Vivian Sanzo Morris, New Jersey. Solana has triplet siblings, […]

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Neighborhood indoor yard sale to be held

Italian Christian Church Neighborhood ‘Indoor’ Yard Sale will be held 9 a.m., June 3, at the Italian Christian Church, corner of Oak and LaGrange streets, Pittston. Venders are needed and encouraged to rent one 8-foot banquet table for $10. Tables will be set up by 7 a.m. and taken down after the sale. For space […]

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Community news

WEST PITTSTON: American Legion, Post 542, 1st. Lt. Jeffrey Deprimo, would like to encourage all West Pittston residents to display their American flags during the month of May, which honors Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day. Show all veterans the respect they deserve by displaying your flags during our annual Memorial Day parade on May […]

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Mariah Dunn and Ryan Fletcher engagement

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Mariah Dunn and Ryan Fletcher. The bride-elect is the daughter of Phil and Mary Ann Dunn, Duryea. She is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and speech disorders from Pace University, Manhattan, New York City. She is pursuing […]

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Man on the street: ‘How do you celebrate Easter?’

“A family dinner at home.” Colleen Weiss Harding “We go to church and give baskets for the baby and have a dinner.” Josh Kasper Pittston “I don’t… I’m Jewish.” Maxwell Marcus Exeter “The family gets together and we go to egg hunts and have dinner.” Justin Adams, West Pittston “Normally we visit my parents.” Laurie […]

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Mariah Dunn and Ryan Fletcher announce engagement

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Mariah Dunn and Ryan Fletcher. The bride-elect is the daughter of Phil and Mary Ann Dunn, Duryea. She is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and speech disorders from Pace University, Manhattan, New York City. She is pursuing […]

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Penn’s Woods Community #331 celebrate Girl Scout Sunday

Girl Scout members and adult volunteers participated in Girl Scout Sunday Mass at Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. The event was coordinated by Girl Scout Leader and community member, Heather Santee. For information on becoming an adult volunteer or a Girl Scout contact GSHPA, 800-692-7816. Participants, from left, first row, are: Teagan Carey, Nikisha Lukose, […]

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Happy birthday Sarah Piasecki!

Sarah Piasecki, daughter of Leo and Marie Piasecki, Duryea, is celebrating her fifth birthday today, Feb. 20, 2017. She is the granddaughter of Leon and Barbara Piasecki, Pocono Lake; and Frank and Elizabeth Alaimo, Pittston. http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_TTL022017piasecki.bdy_.jpg

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