Local Chatter: Residents working at internships for Wilkes-University

October 9th, 2015 12:35 pm

Local gaining experience

WILKES-BARRE — Three local residents are gaining professional experience at internships during the fall semester at Wilkes University.

Dave Graff, Pittston, a junior integrative media major, is interning at Angelstar Media LLC in Scranton. Graff is completing an internship as a multimedia designer, including web design and print mediums.

Joseph Fasciana, West Pittston, a senior psychology major, is interning at the NeuroTraining and Research Center at Wilkes University. Fasciana’s responsibilities include assisting and educating students and faculty about the services the center offers, such as audio-visual entertainment and equipment to improve relaxation and relieve stress.

Justin Topa, Avoca, a senior communication studies major, is interning at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Topa’s duties include marketing, promotions and event planning, with a focus on community outreach.

Goldsteins welcome child

Lillian Rose Goldstein was born on Wednesday, Sept. 30 and is 17th grandchild to Rabbi and Mrs. Joshua Michael Goldstein. Her grandparents are Rabbi and Mrs. Emmanual Joseph Goldstein, California; and great-grandparents are the late Samuel and Lillian Goldstein, Duryea.

Lillian Rose is named after her great-grandmother Lillian Goldstein. Her Godmother is Deborah Goldstein, Duryea

Newborns announced

PLAINS TWP. — Geisinger Wyoming Valley announces the following newborns:

A boy was born to Alexis Karavitch and Mike Miller of Yatesville on Sept. 6.

A girl was born to Jennifer Salerno and Matthew Sacks of West Pittston on Sept. 8.

A girl was born to Molly Askew and Shawn Leitzel of Wyoming on Sept 10.

A boy was born to Erin and Greg Cherkauskas of Jenkins Township on Sept. 13.

A girl was born to Shelby McDonald and Nicholas Rhoten of West Pittston on Sept. 13.

A girl was born to Amanda and Ross Fee of Pittston Township on Sept. 23.

Happy Birthday wishes

Carol Ann English Freed, formerly of Pittston Township, will celebrate her birthday on Oct. 16

Patrick Talipan of Pittston Township will celebrate his birthday on Oct. 13.