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First Posted: 8/13/2013 AVOCA HS DANCE Alumni and friends from Avoca High School are invited to attend the second annual dinner dance/get together on Sept. 7 from 6:30-11 p.m. at St. Mary’s Auditorium, Avoca. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased from any committee member. Please contact Carole Berry at 451-1620 for more information […]

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Serino to take reins at Wyoming Area

First Posted: 9/19/2013 Janet Serino is expected to be named Wyoming Area’s next superintendent. Serino, of Harding, the current assistant superintendent, will replace Ray Bernardi on April 4, 2014. The Wyoming Area School Board will vote on the appointment at its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night. Serino, who will be the first female superintendent […]

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PITTSTON AREA SCHOOL NEWS

First Posted: 9/25/2013 MIDDLE SCHOOL • Middle School Book Club: Any student interested in joining the Middle School Book Club is asked to see Mrs. Brady in Room 145. • Spelling Bee Club: Any student interested in joining the Spelling Bee Club is asked to see Mrs. Brady in room 145 or Mrs. Noone in […]

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Gerald G. Patyk

First Posted: 1/13/2013 Gerald G. Patyk, 73, a resident of Swoyersville and formerly of Forty Fort, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, at Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness. His loving and devoted wife is the former Eunice Urban. Together, Gerald and Eunice celebrated […]

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Little League registration schedule listed

First Posted: 1/13/2013 The Duryea Little League will have sign-ups for all boys and girls divisions for the 2013 season from 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 and 30 at the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St. Cost is $55 per player and $75 per family. Cost for junior and […]

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Bloom gone for Daffodil Days

First Posted: 3/22/2013 Boyds Bears. Each year Boyds Bears makes a special edition bear for the Cancer Society and this year’s bear is Ray O’Hope. One such person who will miss Daffodil Days is Marie Griglock, of Hughestown, who has been a super volunteer since the beginning. “I started helping because I had family members […]

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Emphasizes importance of Coxton archeological dig

First Posted: 2/24/2013 After reading about the destruction at the archeological dig in the Coxton section of Duryea, I was totally outraged. I think that the people from the Wyoming Valley should be outraged also. You may ask, why get so upset about a hole in the ground? Thousands of years before the Parthenon, Pyramids, […]

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Greater Pittston residents graduate from LCCC

First Posted: 5/23/2013 More than 850 students received their degrees from Luzerne County Community College at the 45th annual commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 23 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Students from the Greater Pittston area who received degrees are: Associate in Applied Science Leah Albano, West Pittston; Shawn Allison, Wyoming; Bryon Aspenlieder, Pittston; Joelle […]

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Hampton takes hills in stride

First Posted: 4/20/2013 After battling hills and cool conditions, Brandon Hampton once again emerged victorious in the third annual Holy Rosary School 5k run in Duryea on Saturday. The beginning of the course features hills that take a lot out of the runners. “The hills are pretty rough, but the way back you feel better,” […]

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Opening Day fit for a tee in Dupont

First Posted: 4/26/2013 The Dupont Softball/Teeball League kicked off the 2013 season with Opening Day on Sunday April 14. After opening ceremonies at 1 p.m, the Railriders mascot entertained, followed by one inning exhibition games. This year Dupont has 15 teams from teeball to 17u softball.

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