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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:01:24 17:13:57 Adam Rippon is a native of Clarks Summit. The 26-year-old professional ice skater recently won the gold medal in the 2016 Prudential United States Figure Staking champions in St. Paul, Minnesota. Adam skated to the music of Queen’s “Who Wants to Live Fore (read more)
Ransom Dinner The Ransom Lions Club, Neighbors Helping Neighbors and Countryside Community Church will hold a pasta dinner Saturday, Feb. 6, at 4 p.m. at Newton Ransom Fire Hall, 1549 Newton Ransom Blvd in Clarks Summit. Proceeds will help the Surplus fam (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2000:01:01 00:02:01 Plans are under way for the 12th annual Clarks Summit Festival of Ice, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 12-15. The theme is “The Frozen Frontier,” and Clarks Summit’s business district will feature live ice carving demonstrations, live music and entertainment. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:01:27 10:40:52 The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented a “Good Works” certificate to representatives of the “My Brother’s Keeper Quilt Group” for its efforts in providing sleeping bags to homeless people nationwide. Flo Wheatly began this crusade in 1985 when she (read more)
Mini-Cinnamon Breakfast Rolls 4 to 4-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast 1 cup milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup butter or margarine ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs ½ stick butter or margarine, melted ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoon cinnamon Powdered (read more)

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Sports
Photo: N/A, License: N/A It’s hard to believe that the regular season for the winter sports is nearly over. It’s harder to believe that area schools are on track to complete their schedules without the hindrance of the weather. Ordinarily, the snow or ice flies early and often, c (read more)
The Abington Heights boys basketball team opened its season with 14 straight wins, capped off by a victory against Lower Merion in the Scholastic Play-by-Play Classic in Harrisburg on Martin Luther King Day. It’s nothing new to the Comets, who have consis (read more)

Features
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:01:30 13:09:53 For me, taking a break from winter in Pennsylvania and visiting a demonstration farm in Florida is just what I need to get my spring fever raging. Even though a visit to ECHO Farms is a “can’t-miss” aspect of any trip to southwest Florida, I think it is w (read more)
The news outlets are filled with reports on cancer and cancer data. Hardly a day goes by without some cancer statistic getting air time. There are annual reports comparing rates to the prior year, or stories comparing cancer in one state to another. There (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:01:15 17:09:54 Would you miss one of your “three square meals a day?” Statistics suggest that with no pollinators, this would be the scope of your diet. Pollination — the facilitation of sexual reproduction — takes place when a mobile insect moves pollen from the male p (read more)