Man on the street: ‘What is your favorite food to eat in the winter?’

“Steak, because I really enjoy steak.” Dylan Homolash Duryea “I eat the same food all year round, so I would have to say pizza.” Kyle McAndrew Avoca “Mommy’s homemade mangu because it reminds me of home.” Ricardo Mejia Avoca “A nice bowl of hot, homemade soup.” Samantha Distasio Avoca “Macaroni and cheese from Panera Bread […]

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My Corner, Your Corner: The joy of having family together again

The old saying goes, “If you don’t have family, what do you have?” Years ago, people didn’t move around the country like they do now. You were born, raised and died in the very same town. College wasn’t much of an option because it was too expensive. So you stayed close to home, fell in […]

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Pittston Area grad Mia Nardone keeps winning as Marywood swimmer

Mia Nardone continues to lead the way for the Marywood University women’s swimming team. The junior from Pittston Area already had a decorated career in the works for the Pacers, who were 1-3 before taking a break between competitions Dec. 1 and Jan. 13. Nardone set multiple school records and was named Landmark Conference Swimmer […]

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My Corner, Your Corner: Russian Christmas is celebrated today

Now that Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa 2017 have come and gone, it’s time for one more celebration. Today is a special day for those celebrating Russian Orthodox Christmas, which is celebrated on Jan. 7 followed by Russian New Year on Jan. 14. My dad’s family always observed Russian Christmas in honor of his mother who […]

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St. Barbara’s Parish thanks WA students for help during summer bazaar

EXETER — The parish of Saint Barbara would like extends thank yous to members of the Wyoming Area football team, Wyoming Area cheerleaders and Wyoming Area Drama Club for helping during its parish bazaar in July 2017. Members of the parish are thankful and grateful for all the help offered by these groups during its […]

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My Corner, Your Corner: Looking forward to a new year

New Year’s Eve, 2017 is here and if you’re heading to Times Square in New York City, bring a double set of long johns because it’s going be six degrees. I hear witnessing the crystal ball drop in NYC Today we say good-bye to 2017. Tomorrow is a new day, a new year and I’m […]

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Defensive effort preserves perfect record for Warriors

SCOTT TWP. – Wyoming Area hit the road Tuesday night for its final tune-up before the start of the Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball schedule. The Warriors declared themselves ready by showing off the defense that allowed them to arrive at the start of conference play with an unbeaten record for the second straight season. […]

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My Corner, Your Corner: I’m predicting a long, cold winter

No denying, the winter season has begun and I’m thinking it’s going to be a snowy season. How do I know this? It’s just a gut instinct. I have no meteorology background except for two semesters in college. But it’s the middle of December and we’ve already had two 3” storms and a few nights […]

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West Pittston resident pens poem about Christmas time

Christmas Time Christmas Time, a time for love, A time for family and friends, to be part of, A time for hope and faith, it’s true, A time for prayer to hold on to… Christmas Time, a time for caring A time for helping others, giving and sharing, A time for generosity, and compassion too, […]

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Holy Redeemer’s Nick Prociak ready to play more, show shooting range

WILKES-BARRE – Opponents can expect to Nick Prociak on the court more often and in more places on the floor. “He’s definitely going to be an inside-out player for us this year,” Holy Redeemer coach Paul Guido said of the 6-foot-7 junior forward/center from Jenkins Township. “Last year, I pretty much stuck him block-to-block and […]

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