West Pittston: Enjoy summer and all the ice cream and memories you can

It has been a hot summer so far and I got to experience one of the joys of summer a week or so ago. My brother was in town and after eating dinner, he asked if I wanted to go for ice cream. He was buying. And as one of my personal commandments is “Thou Sh (read more)

Hughestown: Find some bargains at St. Peter's rummage sale

Summer time is a great time to support local organizations, and you can do just that in a few weeks! St. Peter’s Lutheran Church is having its annual rummage sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 2, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug (read more)

Dupont: Baseball and barbecue coming to Dupont this weekend

This is a busy weekend in Dupont with two great events taking place. Holy Mother of Sorrows will hold its 56th annual open pit chicken barbecue, sponsored by the Young Men’s Society of the Rosary, from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, on the parish groun (read more)

Avoca: Everyone can agree on ice cream

In this age of 24-hour news coverage, we are plagued by political news. Whether it’s popping up on our smartphones, landing on the top-fold of the newspaper or appearing on every cable news channel, you will hear some type of political news each day. And (read more)

Jenkins Twp./Pittston Twp.: Pittston Twp. Ambulance concludes membership drive

Pittston Twp. Ambulance Association has officially ended its membership drive and would like to thank everyone who participated. Now, it is hosting a fundraiser that is sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. The PTAA is hosting a fundraiser through the A (read more)

Duryea: Germania brings its annual carnival to town this week

It’s here, folks! The largest picnic to hit Duryea each summer kicks off this week on Foote Avenue. Germania Hose Company will have its annual summer carnival from 6 p.m. to midnight July 24-28 on the company grounds, 430 Foote Ave. Wednesday, July 24, th (read more)

Make great memories through community involvement

Facebook is fun if you avoid political posts. I get recipes, travel ideas, and product information. I’ve found old friends and classmates, kept up with what shows my old drama kids are in and see photos of former students’ weddings and babies. I even keep (read more)

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