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Honoring Hometown Heros: Avoca latest town to pay tribute to veterans with banners

If you want to remember our nation’s veterans this Veterans Day, simply take a ride through some Greater Pittston communities — their pictures adorn the streets of Avoca, Dupont and Duryea. Hometown Hero banners are familiar to many area residents since t (read more)


Lily Huber, Jenkins Twp.

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This is Lily Huber, a German Shepherd puppy that lives in Jenkins Twp. with Joe and Shannon Huber. Lily enjoys playing with her toys at home and going to doggy daycare to play with her friends. If you see Lily around, stop and say hello! (read more)

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Spanish Flu of 1918 closed schools, churches and businesses and killed hundreds in Greater Pittston

Suppose, under penalty of law, you couldn’t leave your home. And suppose, even if you could, there was nowhere to go. Hundreds of families in Greater Pittston found themselves in such a predicament 100 years ago during the Spanish Flu, which peaked in Oct (read more)


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