Taste of Greater Pittston held at Pittston Memorial Library

PITTSTON — The annual Taste of Greater Pittston event on Sept. 24 in the Cosgrove Room at the Pittston Memorial Library featured many area restaurants and wineries. Participants were able to enjoy all kinds of food and drink. Mike Dougherty, of Pittston, performs during the Taste of Pittston at the Pittston Memorial Library on Sept. […]

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Laflin Public Library celebrates 45th anniversary

LAFLIN — It may be small, but the Laflin Library means a lot to the borough residents as was evident at its 45th anniversary celebration Sept. 24. The library held an open house that featured food, beverages, basket raffles, free books and camaraderie to those who attended. During the two-hours event, the library was sometimes […]

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Ractoberfest set for Oct. 14 at Susquehanna Brewing, will raise funds for WA courts

JENKINS TWP. — The mission to repair the Wyoming Area tennis courts seems to be a never-ending one, but parents and coaches of the players won’t stop until it’s completed. After a successful fundraiser at the Susquehanna Brewing Company in April, Wyoming Area tennis coaches and booster club members will host another one Saturday, Oct. […]

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Fort Jenkins Bridge renamed in honor of fallen soldier Dale Kridlo

The last Sunday in the month of September has been declared Gold Star Mothers Day since a 1936 joint congressional resolution named the day in honor of mothers of fallen members of the U.S. military. Approximately 100 family members, friends and city, state and federal officials gathered Sept. 24 to honor Army Spc. Dale J. […]

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Nutrition Corner: Whole grains can help reduce risk of cancer

A recent report out by the American Institute for Cancer Research cements what we have been saying all along, be physically active and eat a healthy diet, including eating half of your grains from whole grains. This report divides the strong evidence from research into two categories, convincing and probable. There is strong evidence that […]

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Mother of the Rosary Procession is Oct. 1 in Pittston

PITTSTON TWP. — The 95th Annual Procession honoring The Mother of the Rosary will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 beginning from the Pittston Orioles Park on Pine Street. The Procession, sponsored by the Montedoro Society of Pittston, will constitute the climax of a two-day festival and carry forward the traditional dedication of […]

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Rotary Club of Wyoming plans annual ‘Crabfest’ for Oct. 6

WEST WYOMING — The Rotary Club of Wyoming will hold its sixth annual “Crabfest” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 at the West Wyoming Fire Hall, 926 Shoemaker Ave. The event is limited to the first 175 reservations and cost is $45 per person, which includes all-you-can-eat Baltimore Hardshell Crabs, clam chowder, hot […]

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Nutrition Corner: Be sure your shopping skills are food safe

It’s hard to believe it’s the last week of September. This month celebrates National Food Safety Education Month. You might have seen some marketing campaigns around being food safe. We know that food shopping should be the last stop on our list of things to do and that we need to refrigerate perishable foods as […]

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Nutrition Corner: Fall vegetables are low in cost and carbs

Fall veggies are here. Two types are cabbage and Brussels sprouts. Both are now in season and at a good price. These cruciferous vegetables are low in carbohydrates, hence low in calories and may detox your body. Each have only 10 calories for one-half cup. Broccoli and cauliflower are two others found in the cruciferous […]

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Nutrition Corner: Make your own baby food to help save money

Making your own baby food can be as easy as seeing what is available from the store and finding your own recipe. Remember, breast milk meets all your baby’s needs for about the first 6 months of life. Between 6 and 12 months of age, your baby will learn about new tastes and textures with […]

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