Duryea Borough offices closed March 30 and April 2

DURYEA — The borough building will be closed Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2 in observance of the Easter holiday. Garbage will be picked up one day late and there will be no yard waste pick up the week of April 2.

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Over WB’s objections, redevelopment authority OKs disbursement of tax diversion funds

WILKES-BARRE — Against objections from Wilkes-Barre officials, the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority voted Tuesday to return $2.9 million left from a tax diversion program to the county, Wilkes-Barre Area School District and Wilkes-Barre Township. The county, school district and township had collectively sacrificed $9.756 million in real estate tax revenue to fund infrastructure improvements on […]

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Stucker Tours plans annual travel show

JENKINS TWP. — Stucker Tours will host its annual travel show at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 8 at The Jenkins Township Hose Company, 2 Second St. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Free admission. There will be door prizes and refreshments served. With every deposit, there will be a chance […]

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Pittston Knights of Columbus holds Redding Memorial Bowling Tournament

The Knights of Columbus Council #372 held its Tom Redding Memorial Bowling Tournament. Winners are, from left, Sam Wolf, High Series Handicap – 708; John Diaco, High Series Scratch – 657; Ed Wilczewski, High Game Scratch – 243; Dave Kepp, High Game Handicap – 253. photo

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West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Committee meeting April 9

WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9 at Corpus Christi Parish School Building 6050 Luzerne Ave. Upcoming events will be discussed and final preparation for the upcoming festival to be made. The festival will be held Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. New members […]

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Students at Pittston Area Primary Center make police badges

After learning about a police officer’s job and viewing examples of police patches from around the country, students at Pittston Area’s Martin F. Quinn Area Primary Center designed their own police patches in art class. The patches included words and pictures representing their appreciation for the police in the community. The top three winners for […]

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Hughestown Lions Club President Steve Goyla named award recipient

HUGHESTOWN — The Hughestown Lions Club recently honored President Steve Golya on being a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the highest form of recognition a Lion can receive for charitable work in their community. Hughestown Lions Club Vice President Fred Pierantoni, right, presents a plaque to lions club […]

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Luzerne County solicitor releases opinion on ethics meeting

Luzerne County Chief Solicitor Romilda Crocamo issued a ruling Monday standing by her decision that the county ethics commission had a required quorum when three of five members hired outside attorneys last week. County Councilwoman Linda McClosky Houck and two citizens have questioned the legality of the meeting because two citizen commission seats are vacant. […]

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Duryea Sons of Americal Legion Squadron 585 Chicken BBQ is May 19

DURYEA — The Duryea Sons of the American Legion Squadron 585 will hold its sixth annual chicken barbeque and gun raffle at noon Saturday, May 19. Dinner tickets are $12 and include half a barbequed chicken, season baked potato, corn on the cob, pasta salad, homemade cole slaw, baked beans, roll and cake. Dining options […]

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West Pittston Scout Troop 302 will hold car wash April 28

WEST PITTSTON — The West Pittston Scout Troop 302 will sponsor a car wash from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at West Side Auto, 401 Wyoming Ave. Tickets will be sold for $5 at Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Ave. For more information, contact Patrick Messina, Scoutmaster, at 570-871-2204.

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