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Local drummer Liam Fenton rocks Bethel Woods with band Brotality

Abington Heights Middle School seventh grader Liam Fenton’s love of music was no surprise to his parents, Ryan and Abby Fenton of Clarks Summit, who say music has always been a part of their home. What made them take notice was when, at age 2, Liam sat do (read more)

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Firefighter spotlight: Chief Jeff LaCoe

NEWTON TWP. — Jeff LaCoe became a junior volunteer at the Newton-Ransom Volunteer Fire Company at age 16 in 1973.He rose through the ranks, becoming a lieutenant, captain and assistant chief. He has been the fire chief for more than 20 years.“My father Me (read more)

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Drug take back box in use in Clarks Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — The silver box at the Clarks Summit police station looks like a mailbox, but it’s not for sending letters or packages. Instead, it’s a vessel for safely disposing of prescription medication. The department installed the box last week. Poli (read more)

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Service dog trained to save handler’s life

For the last 15 years, Courtney Sussman has structured her life around monitoring Type 1 diabetes. The 22-year-old Clarks Summit resident watches her carbohydrate intake, regularly checks her blood sugar levels and wears a permanent insulin pump on her bo (read more)

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Something new is growing at Roba's

What are the sounds and memories of your childhood? Laughter, running through cornstalks, feeding animals at a petting zoo, riding in a wagon on your way to pick pumpkins, or choosing a Christmas tree with family? How about a carousel? That magical circul (read more)

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Suburban Family: Tips for time management during a busy school year

The new school year is exciting, but it can be stressful as children and their parents go into overdrive trying to juggle homework, activities, housework, outside jobs and more. People like my daughter, Jess, make it look easy. The busy wife and mom of an (read more)

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Unique retail space in South Abington Twp. growing

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — In less than a year, Township Trading Co. has more than doubled up. When the store at 421 Northern Blvd. opened in November, nine vendors had set up shop inside. Now, 20 local businesses ranging from a coffee roaster to a chocolatier (read more)

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Firefighter Spotlight: Ron Stacknick

DALTON — Ron Stacknick started serving the community of Dalton in the fire department in 1979. “I joined the Dalton Fire Company when I was 14 as a junior firefighter,” said Stacknick. “Five of my friends joined with me, which was the norm at the time. I (read more)

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Comets rally for first win over Prep since 2014

CLARKS SUMMIT — Tension heightened in the crowded observation deck at Birchwood Tennis & Fitness Center. Abington Heights and Scranton Prep players battled on the courts below, insulated from the occasional eruption of applause. Abington Heights’ Lauren K (read more)