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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 […]

8 Comments - 2:45 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 2:30 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 11:32 am

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 […]

8 Comments - 1:28 pm

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. […]

8 Comments - 12:17 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 2:36 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 1:13 pm

My Corner, Your Corner: Zavada family enjoying this time of year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – well it is for the Joseph Zavada family of Exeter. The late Joseph Zavada, better known as “Chief” to family and friends, was the long standing Chief of Police of Exeter. This past week during the Exeter Borough Council meeting, Chief Zavada received the ultimate acknowledgement […]

8 Comments - 1:29 pm

Pittston City Children’s Christmas Party set for Dec. 17

PITTSTON — The Pittston City Children’s Christmas Party will be held Sunday Dec. 17 at the Pittston City Fire Station, 20 Kennedy St. All children up to 12 years of age who reside in Pittston are welcome. Santa will arrive by fire truck at 1 p.m. All children will receive a gift. Parents are encouraged […]

8 Comments - 1:37 pm

My Corner, Your Corner: Sarah Donahue makes things happen in Pittston

Pittston has been going through a revitalization the city hasn’t seen in many decades and, with former Mayor Mike Lombardo about to be sworn in come January, you can bet the revitalization won’t stop. If I know Mayor Mike, his sleeves are rolled up and he’s ready to go. Let’s not forget the current mayor, […]

8 Comments - 12:34 pm

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