Courtney Dwyer knows how to start a field hockey season in style. The junior left wing for Lackawanna Trail knocked in five goals to pace the Lady Lions to a 10-1 victory over Abington Heights earlier this month, but was calm and cool about having so much (read more)


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Lackawanna Trail lost to Dunmore, 26-7. PHOTOS ALICE STUFFLE (read more)


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Local residents were among the University of Scranton faculty members honored recently with Provost Faculty Enhancement awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship or service. The Provost’s office and Provost Advisory Group selected the recipients from (read more)


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Abington Heights High School has a few more students revving up the crowd on the football sidelines this year. Six students have formed the school’s new dance team, which performs with the marching band at home games in the Pit. “They are having a blast, (read more)

Local Students Don White Coats

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One hundred and eight doctor of medicine students received the first symbol of their new profession as The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton held its eighth annual “white coat ceremony.” Among them were Warren Acker of Waverly Township (left) and C (read more)

University of Success

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Local teens were among the 21 rising ninth-grade students who completed The University of Scranton’s University of Success summer institute, held on campus in July. The two-week summer institute is the initial event for incoming members of the University (read more)

New Doctor

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Crane Joseph Holmes III of Clarks Summit has earned a doctorate in naturopathic medicine from The National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Ore. Holmes is a 2007 graduate of Abington Heights High School. In 2011 he earned a bachelor of science in (read more)

Marywood Boosts Young Architects

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Twenty-five high school students made the summer count by earning credits and getting a jump start on course work and preparation for college life at Marywood University’s annual “design your future” pre-college summer workshop. The workshop is for high s (read more)


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Lackawanna Trail High School recently defeated Mid Valley High School, 26-14. PHOTOS ALICE STUFFLE (read more)