Pittston Cemetery looking good after years of neglect

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Five years ago, the Pittston Cemetery was a jungle of thick weeds, high grass, downed tree limbs, untrimmed shrubs and broken monuments. The once seven-member cemetery board was down to one, the others having died or moved away. Visitors were few. Lot sal (read more)

Area musicians perform at Northeast Pennsylvania Music Teacher Association recital

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Piano and violin students of Valerie Grabiec performed April 28 in an honors recital sponsored by the Northeast Pennsylvania Music Teacher Association. The recital was held at Peoples Security Bank Theater, Scranton. Students earned a spot at the recital (read more)

Duryea: Duryea residents give back to the community

There are lots of our citizens who were honored in town recently! Congratulations to the following gentlemen who were elected officers of Duryea Sons of the American Legion Squadron 585 for 2018-19: Peter Guitson Sr., commander; Michael Andrews, vice comm (read more)

Pittston Area graduates

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Tyler Ferlick could not believe where he stood. “It’s amazing to look back on the last four years,” the senior class president said to the Pittston Area Class of 2018. He addressed them on graduation night, Friday, June 8, looking out at the crowd gathere (read more)

First Baptist holds successful barbecue fundraiser

Editor: First Baptist of Pittston’s Rev. James H. Breese, pastor, and First Lady Sherelle Breese, along with our youth, would like to thank everyone for making our first chicken barbecue dinner a success. And because of all your support, our youth are clo (read more)


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