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Out on a limb: Searching, science and society news
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:31:47 -0800

Nearly every time you turn around you spot more good local resources available to the area's genealogists.Among the latest is the “Pittston Gazette” from 1850 to 1906, now accessible on the website of the West Pittston Library. Just go to www.wplibrary.org.

Wyoming Area’s Bree Bednarski named first team all-state
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:56:09 -0800

WEST PITTSTON — In a game in early October, the dynamic duo of Bree Bednarski and Emilie Wanko showed the entire Wyoming Valley Conference a glimpse of all-state worthiness.In that game, Bednarski netted a school record eight goals while Wanko added three to pace Wyoming Area in an 11-0 win over Elk Lake.

Blaise Dente named ‘UNICAN of the Year’ by Scranton Chapter UNICO
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:52:25 -0800

The Scranton Chapter UNICO recently announce that Blaise Alan Dente, owner of Dente's Catering and Rental, Pittston, will be the UNICAN of the Year for 2014. The award will be presented to Dente at the Chapter's annual charity ball set for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at Genetti's Manor in Dickson City.

Concert listings for Dec. 17 - 23
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:47:40 -0800

CONCERTS AT A GLANCEF.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre (570) 826-1100Craig Thatcher in Badge: An Eric Clapton Retrospective, Jan. 31Lee Brice, Feb. 13Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic: Cinematic Love Stories, Feb. 14Tedeschi Trucks Band, Feb. 15

Early presents for wrestlers and fans
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 21:18:31 -0800

Hanover Area wrestling coach Anthony Mercadante said it best when he described the wrestling season finally starting: “It's like Christmas coming early,” the coach proclaimed.He couldn't be more right.

Events for Nov. 26- Dec. 2
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:26:26 -0800

THIS WEEK: Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, 2014Parade of Trees, holiday trees decorated by area organizations. Vote for your favorite for $1. Grotto Pizza, 3445 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. Opens Nov. 26 and continues through Dec. 31 with hours daily from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 570-639-3278.

What's Happening: November 22 and 23, 2014
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:40:53 -0800

Plenty to see and do! New events added!

Road work: Nov. 21 - 30, 2014
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:15:34 -0800

Dunmore – The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories may do so by emailing James May at jamay@pa.gov .

Events listings for Dec. 17 - 23
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:32:11 -0800

THIS WEEK: Dec. 17 to 23, 2014

Elite tournament to be held at Wilkes
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:23:07 -0800

It's been eight years since a prestigious wrestling tournament was held in Luzerne County.That's about to change in less than two weeks when the Flo-Excalibur Tournament hosted by the Friends of Sem Wrestling invades Wilkes University's Marts Center on Dec. 19-20.