Nutrition Corner: Simple ways to eat healthy on campus

Whether you are returning to campus or an incoming freshman, you have a lot going on. Purchasing textbooks, reading syllabi and finding your class building to name just a few. Eating is most likely at the bottom of the list. Dining halls can be overwhelming. I could not find half the food I wanted and, […]

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Peeking into the past: Quick action saved lives of three young men

Question Dupont residents remembered that, prior to 1952, 16-year-olds received a dose of castor oil as punishment for breaking what city regulation? 1948 — 69 YEARS AGO Many school districts faced the problem of obtaining funds to meet payrolls and were forced to seek aid from the state. However, the state most times responded by […]

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Life Deconstructed: A proud mom moment during a weekend with my daughter

I recently attended a bridal shower in Philadelphia with my daughter. I skipped out of town early, looking forward to having a whole hotel room to myself, my book and my tormented mind. When my daughter finally arrived, I was uber-excited to see her. Now that she’s married we rarely get to have girl time. […]

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Nutrition Corner: Why and how men should eat tomatoes

Lycopene, a natural occurring compound found in tomatoes, typically headlines as a prostate cancer preventive. This phytochemical has been the spotlight of studies, including one which looked at other foods containing lycopene, such as watermelon. Most of us look to tomatoes to protect against prostate cancer. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, a […]

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Dallas seeks new registrations for the upcoming school year

Registration for The Dallas School District is now being accepted and early registration is encouraged. Elementary, (kindergarten-fifth grades) are accepted at the district administration building. Middle school (six-eighth grades) and high school, (grades nine-twelve) is accepted at their respective buildings. Documents and requirements are listed at www.dallassd.com. Offices are open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., […]

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Mr. and Mrs. Sean Dennis celebrate wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Sean Dennis, Waverly, New York, observed their 15th wedding anniversary, Aug. 10, 2017. Mr. Dennis is formerly from Wilkes-Barre, Mrs. Dennis, from New York. They are the parents of four children, Devan, 15; Austin, 12; Faith, 10 and Elissa, 4.

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Rita and Carmen Mauriello celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Rita and Carmen Mauriello, Exeter, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The couple was married Aug. 12, 1967 in the Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, by the late Father Leonard Meckwood. Clare Brennan Salerno, friend of the bride, was the maid of honor. Joseph Salerno, friend of the groom, was best man. […]

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Solano to chair LCCC 50th Anniversary Golden Gala

NANTICOKE — The Honorable Patrick J. Solano has been named as honorary chairperson of the Luzerne County Community College 50th Anniversary Golden Gala to be held 5:30 p.m., Oct. 7, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel and Convention Center. Entertainment for the event will be Eddie Day and The Starfires. Solano was appointed to the […]

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Life Deconstructed: Along for the ride on my father’s road to recovery

My father is still recovering from his heart procedure, and I sit here outside his room and wonder. I have a lot of time to sit and wonder. A lot. Of time. He is struggling, and I am struggling watching him struggle. I wonder if this is what he felt like when he watched me […]

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Nutrition Corner: Make zucchini a great addition to any summer meal

The zucchinis have started to multiply in the garden and it’s possible that, by now, you have run out of ways to enjoy them. But they are a great addition to summer meals. They are low cost and can be stored unwashed in the refrigerator for up to one week. Zucchini is a summer squash […]

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