Camera Man: Pittston Area teacher helps students learn through the lens of history

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Before he takes a photograph, Greg Russick has to make the film. “The film has to be made immediately before use,” he said. “Then it has a shelf life of 10-15 minutes.” To capture an image using the 1800s method of wet-plate photography, he has to move qu (read more)

Stark Post: Letter recalls West Pittston's John Stark, original West Pittston American Legion Post's namesake

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A century ago, H. P. “Perry” Campbell, a grocer with a store at 50 Luzerne Ave.,West Pittston, opened a letter from the trenches of the World War I front. Dear Perry,After sending me the magazines you did I guess you think I am pretty slack not writing yo (read more)

Nativity of Our Lord Parish Picnic

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Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea, held its annual parish picnic July 6-8. The event featured live entertainment, games, a flea market and plenty of food. KRISTEN MULLEN / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER (read more)

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Does your family rave about your homemade tomato sauce? Do they always want more of your homemade salsa? Then we want your recipes! Share your best tomato-based recipes with us for a chance to win movie passes. One winner will be chosen at random. We will (read more)

Community Digest: July 22, 2018

First Baptist plans free community picnic First Baptist Church of Pittston will hold its free community outreach picnic from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 29, on the church grounds on Water Street, as away of saying thank you to the Greater Pittston communi (read more)


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