Dupont: Lions Club looking for Hometown Heroes

Dupont Lions Club is accepting applications for the Hometown Heroes Banner Program. These street banners are designed to honor active duty military, retirees and veterans from Dupont who honorably served or continue to serve the United States of America. (read more)

Avoca: Crime Watch helps keep community safe

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It’s sad to write this sentence, but crime is a real problem in our town. It used to be a place where people could leave their cars and homes unlocked at night and never lose a minute of sleep worried that someone would steal from them. Today, you not onl (read more)

Hughestown: Summer vacation season isn't as far off as it seems

While the weather this weekend is looking a lot nicer than it has in a while, I’m not convinced we’re in the clear yet. I will not stop dreaming of the warm sun until we have it for more than one day! However, now is a great time to plan your upcoming vac (read more)

Exeter/Wyoming/W.Wyoming: Wyoming Free Library offers fun and games for kids

Wyoming Free Library announced the following children’s programing:  LEGO Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon the following Saturdays:  Feb. 24, March 31 and April 28. This program is free and suitable for children of all ages. Registration is required. P (read more)

Duryea: Let Germania serve upl breakfast this weekend

Come one, come all and come hungry! Germania Hose Company will have its annual all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Feb. 18, at the hose company, 430 Foote Ave. The menu includes sausage, ham, home fries, eggs, pancakes, rolls, coffee and (read more)

Townships: Regional Ambulance Association membership drive underway

Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance Association has announced its 2018 membership drive. Letters were sent in the mail during the first week of January. The ambulance association wishes to thank all who have already responded and everyone for support duri (read more)

W. Pittston: Make the most of the Lenten season

It’s hard to believe that Lent is already upon us. When I was young I never really understood Lent. I got the basics, but the big picture was lost on me. The older I get the more important reflection becomes. We all celebrate the Lenten season differently (read more)

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