YATESVILLE — Ten local high school students organized a fundraising event on Saturday that raised more than $900 to help local veterans.
DURYEA — The Duryea Recreation Board will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, at the Germania Hose Company on Foote Avenue.
JENKINS TWP. — The Jenkins Township Lions Club will hold a pastie sale with side of gravy, with or without onions, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29 at the hose company behind Tony's pizza.
DUPONT — The Dupont VFW No. 4909 will hold a Loyalty Day Dinner Dance starting with a buffet dinner at 7:30 on Saturday, May 2 at the post home. Dance music provided by Millennium will begin at 9 p.m. There will be door prizes. Tickets, $30 per...
AVOCA — The Moosic Recycling Truck will now be available to Avoca Borough residents on both Wednesdays and Thursdays of each week to drop off recyclables at the Avoca Municipal Garage, located at 1103 Plane St.
WEST WYOMING — Passionately delivered dialogue, a full musical score and lightning and thunder punctuated a dramatic and intense reenactment of the Passion of Jesus Christ as a production of “The Living Way of the Cross” was...
The 40 days and 40 nights of Lent are coming to an end.
YATESVILLE — Pittston Area High School music teacher Adam Burdett is organizing a concert at the school to spread his message: Music programs need to stay in the Pittston Area School District.
EXETER — As Mikey Ash sat at his kitchen table to drink his juice and munch on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, he would be doing what normal kids can do at the age of 10.
The following Greater Pittston real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of March 23:
PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce held its winter breakfast on Thursday, March 26 at the Gramercy Ballroom & Restaurant, Pittston. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph F. Saporito Jr. was the principal speaker at the event.
FALLS TWP. — Don and Norene Faux celebrated 69 years of wedded bliss with some good friends and family Friday. It was the kind of celebration that would please any couple who centered their lives around family and community.
EXETER — The bets were placed and the horses were off and running at the Exeter Lions Club's Night at the Races on Saturday, March 21 at St. Barbara's Parish in Exeter. Food, beverages, prizes and payouts were available throughout...
AVOCA — The 2015 county borough taxes have been mailed. Office hours are 5 to 6 p.m. on Mondays, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. rebate only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If paying by mail and a receipt is needed, send entire bill with a...
WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee will meet at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 in the school building behind Corpus Christi Parish on Luzerne Avenue.
HUGHESTOWN — The Hughestown Hose Company will be sponsoring a Cooley's Anemia Care Walk at 11 a.m. with registration at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 3 at the Hughestown Hose Company Banquet Hall.
HUGHESTOWN — The annual Hughestown Hose Company Good Friday Fish Fry will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 at the fire hall banquet facility.
HUGHESTOWN — The Hughestown Hose Company EMS Subscription Drive has been extended and will continue through Tuesday, March 31. Donations to this year's drive will help to cover 60 percent of the remaining costs after insurance...
AVOCA — Avoca V.F.W. Post 8335 Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 6 at the post home, 915 Main St. Election of officers for the 2015-16 term will follow the meeting. The next VA Bingo is being planned for Wednesday, June 10.
HUGHESTOWN — A flea market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 at the Hughestown Hose Company, 42 Center St., Hughestown.
PITTSTON TWP. — Police and public safety were the main topics of discussion during Monday's rescheduled regular monthly board of supervisors meeting.
PITTSTON — The Land Bank Authority held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday evening and discussed the pursuit of a Local Share Account (LSA) grant for the 2015 year.
The German writer Walter Anderson once said, “Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise...
The eighth grade class of Wyoming Area Catholic School, under the direction of David Tighe, Maryssa Lewko and Toni Griseto, presented the Living Stations of the Cross depicting Jesus' final days from Palm Sunday to His death by Crucifixion. The...
Claudia ShandraClaudia Shandra, daughter of Jody and Susan Shandra, resides in Hughestown. Claudia really enjoys watching the movie “Forrest Gump” while eating all different kinds of food.
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