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Freedom from want

The holidays in many area homes reveal a time of abundance. Gifts overflow beneath decorated trees. Tables laden with food and treats reflect freedom from want. But one group in the Abingtons is focusing on those whose table might be sparse this year. The (read more)

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Christmas wishes

Every Thursday afternoon, the second-grade ballet class at Devine School of Dance in Waverly Township writes a new French ballet definition in their notebooks. Except for last Thursday. On that Thursday, the young dancers, clad in their merriest holiday a (read more)

National Running Center to host Christmas cookie run

CLARKS SUMMIT — Runners can enjoy a mile run and also eat cookies during the National Running Center’s Christmas Cookie Run. The event will take place at the running center, 318 Davis St., on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to all (read more)

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Local thespians to perform in Actors Circle’s ‘Dearly Departed’

Described as “Drop-dead funny,” the play “Dearly Departed” will be presented as part of Actors Circle’s 38th season and is Mark Fryer’s directing debut. Fryer, a Scranton resident, brings the play to the stage at the Providence Playhouse in Scranton, open (read more)

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Santas sought for seniors

Local residents can be Santa Claus to area senior citizens through Home Instead Senior Care’s Annual Be a Santa to a Senior program. “We work with local nonprofit agencies to identify the seniors included in the ornaments,” said Jessica Blomain, Home Inst (read more)

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Holiday fun in the Abingtons

The annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in New York City last night put me in a holiday mood. There’s something magical about that tree, and NYC itself, at Christmas time. But families living in the Abingtons don’t have to go to New York Cit (read more)

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The Gathering Place hosts holiday market


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Abington Heights girls basketball team has high hopes for season

It’s a rarity, to be sure. As Deanna Klingman starts her fifth season as head coach of the Abington Heights girls basketball program, the Lady Comets return every member of their starting lineup from a team than won 20 games and the school’s fourth straig (read more)