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Photo: N/A, License: N/A For Kyle Six-Napierala of Clarks Summit, Columbus Day weekend is a celebration of the soul. Kyle and six other acolytes from the Church of the Epiphany in Glenburn will participate in the church’s 30th consecutive attendance at the National Acolyte Festiv (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:08:18 01:49:18 Basketball Clinics The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road in Waverly, will offer basketball clinics with coach Herman Little. The clinics are designed to help young players improve their game. The first clinic, for boys and girls ages 6 to 9, (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:10:02 11:27:55 Principals from various Italian service clubs and organizations and Lackawanna County government raised the Italian flag in the plaza in front of the Courthouse in honor of Columbus Day and to celebrate October as Italian Heritage and Culture Month in the (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:09:03 13:23:17 VNA Hospice and Home Health of Lackawanna County and Surrounding Communities recently held its fall employee and volunteer appreciation picnic at its headquarters in Olyphant. The main attraction was the dunk machine, where Beth McGuigan, executive direct (read more)
This listing is incomplete and some information may be out of date. It is a work in progress. Send updates or additions about your Abingtons-area church to Chinchilla United Methodist Church, 411 Layton Road: Sunday school (read more)

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After a number of teammates graduated from Lackawanna Trail last year, Steven Scioscia knew the role he needed to play this season. It was a lot more important than being a tight end on offense and an outside linebacker on defense. The senior needed to be (read more)
When Abington Heights cross country runner Katie Dammer saw that she was seeded third in the Girls Blue race at the ninth annual PIAA Foundation Invitational on Saturday, the sophomore did not change her approach to the race. All she wanted to do was get (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:09:26 13:09:52 Holy Cross captured both titles in the inaugural junior varsity girls invitational tennis tournament held Saturday at Abington Heights High School. Lauren Palmiter and Theresa Dutter defeated Scranton Prep’s Amelia Desiderio and Rachel Maculloch 8-5 in th (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A Although every spring we celebrate the white blossoms on Clarks Summit’s many ornamental pears, Clarks Summit is moving away from planting these formerly popular street trees. I myself have recommended Callery pears for various locations. Most often these (read more)