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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:04:17 10:38:05 Waverly United Methodist Church is looking to grow, in more ways than one. The church, at 105 Church St. in Waverly, needs volunteers to help plant a community garden. Ground was broken for the garden last month, and it will be planted during the Communit (read more)
‘Doctor Cook’s Garden’ Actors Circle presents Doctor Cook’s Garden at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton Thursdays through Sundays, May 26-29 and June 2-5. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets ar (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2009:05:16 00:17:52 The Excelsior Cornet Band, reportedly the only authentic Civil War brass band in New York state, will present a program titled “Two Centuries of American Patriotic Music” Friday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 300 School St. in Clarks (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:05:10 17:31:07 Hillside Park, 1188 Winola Road in South Abington Township, will hold its inaugural Appalachian Challenge Saturday, May 21, at 9 a.m. The race features “challenges” such as a wall climb, net crawl, slackline, tire trot and even archery. The course takes t (read more)
Photo:                                , License: N/A, Created: 2016:04:24 08:24:29 Above: The Devine School of Dance will present two recitals this weekend. The students in fifth- to 12th-grade will perform Saturday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Abington Heights High School auditorium. From left, front row: Jaimie Bormann, Holly Beppler (read more)

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Sports
Abington Heights began its boys volleyball season short-handed, but that fact did not worry Comets coach Jamie Spangler, nor his players. They just kept winning, as the Comets nailed down their second straight Lackawanna League title. “Due to some things (read more)
Last year, the challenge for the Abington Heights girls track and field program was to retain its status of being the best team in the Lackawanna League with a new coach in charge. Mike Ludka’s first year at the helm of the Lady Comets ended with a ninth (read more)

Features
Question: How old is the following quotation? “In our trees lie a great strength; in memorial trees, in honor of our soldiers and sailors, whether they lost their lives or not, is a great object lesson as well as a lasting and fitting memorial to those wh (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A In ecological terms, what do municipal arborists and clear-cut loggers have in common? You may be thinking, “What kind of question is that? Municipal arborists are tree-huggers, and loggers sleep with their chainsaws.” You may be thinking that loggers wor (read more)