Duryea: GPA Little League opens online registration

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While Major League Baseball is busy planning for the upcoming season, our very own Little Leaguers are making important plans of their own. Recently, Duryea, Avoca/Dupont and Pittston City have formally completed their merger to form the Greater Pittston (read more)

Jenkins Twp./Pittston Twp.: Jenkins Twp. trash fee due

The 2020 Jenkins Twp.’s 2020 refuse and recycling stickers through County Waste are available for purchase. There will be discount sticker pricing for senior citizens or anyone with a disability. The senior prices for each cart size are as follows: 35-gal (read more)

Dupont: Hose company getting ready for annual breakfast

Dupont Volunteer Hose Company No. 1 will hold its 55th annual all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 1. Breakfast includes scramble eggs, homemade sausage and pancakes. Tickets are available from any member. Cost is $8 for adu (read more)

West Pittston: West Pittston Tomorrow getting ready for spring

I love winter. Truly I do. The snow purifies our little town and makes everything look like it belongs in a storybook. The sunsets are the most vivid colors that you could possibly imagine. Still, winter begins to grind you down after a while. For me it u (read more)

Hughestown: Recycling back on track

I read Sunday, Jan. 26, is National Spouses Day. We celebrate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and birthdays each year, but having a day dedicated to just your spouse is a truly beautiful thing. You and your spouse can set time aside to appreciate one another. (read more)

Avoca: Warm up with some chilli

The outdoor temperature might be cold, but things will heat up inside next weekend at the Avoca Scout Troop 316 and Cub Scout Pack 316’s fourth annual chili cook-off. The chili cook-off will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, in the Queen o (read more)

Exeter/Wyoming/West Wyoming: A lot happens in 100 years

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Last week I asked you to imagine the future of our towns. This week, an email from Audrey Harris of the Wyoming Methodist Church has me thinking of the past. Audrey asked me to wish a member of the congregation a happy birthday. Marion Saunders will be 10 (read more)


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