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No slowing down Clarks Summit singer keepstime with the music of life

CLARKS SUMMIT — Local singer Ernie Pappa was born in Scranton during WWII to Ernie and Lillian Pappa. For three decades, the Clarks Summit resident has led music in churches and entertained throughout northeast Pennsylvania. “What I remember distinctly gr (read more)

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Abington Ecumenical Ministerium choirs to present concert

Music, a universal language and one of the oldest and most beautiful forms of prayer, will be the centerpiece of an ecumenical celebration as people from 16 different Abington-area faith communities join together to present “Holy Hootenanny!” a musical ob (read more)

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Singing in the Summit

CLARKS SUMMIT — A regional children’s singing group has found its way to the Abingtons. SingNEPA, the junior branch of the Choral Society of Northeast Pennsylvania, is now conducting rehearsals at First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit. Alan L. Baker, (read more)

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Church of the Epiphany parishioners serve up delicious competition

GLENBURN TWP. — The Church of the Epiphany held its second annual chili cook-off on Saturday, Jan. 11. The parishioners sampled seven kinds of chili, from beef to vegan. The contest entries included traditional red chili by Joe Skinner, Buffalo chicken ch (read more)

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Pizza party

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights senior Kylie Loughney won first place in The Abington Suburban’s Design an Ad art contest, earning a pizza party from Summit Slice for the classroom. Kylie’s ad design for Stanton’s Greenhouse also earned an invitation (read more)

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Rob Cady: Not your average missionary

It was a typical start for a young missionary. The late Rob Cady, who died Nov. 30, graduated from Baptist Bible College and Seminary (now Clarks Summit University and Baptist Bible Seminary) prepared for full-time ministry. While attending a wedding at S (read more)

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Abington Community Library celebrates 60th birthday

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Community Library celebrated its 60th birthday (the 60th anniversary of the library association’s founding) with a party on Saturday, Jan. 11. The event featured a presentation by Carol Rubel, board president; birthday cake; a (read more)

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Reaching for books

The Rotary Club of the Abingtons and the Abington Business & Professional Association (ABPA) are teaming up to promote literacy for children in the Abingtons. Noreen Thomas, president of The Rotary club, said the organization is working with local ABPA bu (read more)

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HS SWIMMING: Abby Brock making splash for Lady Comets

Abby Brock had no interest in swimming when she made a phone call that changed her outlook and her future. She attended her first youth practice eight years ago and is thrilled with her decision to dip her toes in the water. Now she is having an impact as (read more)