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Matthew's Hope 4 Miracles to hold 5K run/walk

S. ABINGTON TWP. — A sign inside the McDonnell residence is adorned with Scripture: “With God, all things are possible,” it reads, the last part of Matthew, chapter 19, verse 26. Matthew McDonnell is living proof, really. On Feb. 23, the 9-year-old and hi (read more)

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A friendly herb sale

The Friends of the Dalton Community Library’s ninth annual Herb Sale will be held at the Dalton Fire Hall Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon. Sue Scondras, Friends secretary and treasurer, explained the group’s purpose is to raise funds and assist the l (read more)

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Fishing after school

NEWTON TWP. — Students in fifth through eighth grades at Abington Heights Middle School have many activities to choose from in the after-school programs. They can play badminton, capture-the-flag, tennis, Wiffle Ball and floor hockey. They can learn about (read more)

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Waverly Comm announces 5K finalists

WAVERLY TWP. — Fifty runners and walkers participated in the Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 11 to honor mothers and caregivers at the Waverly Community House. The event was chaired by Emily Karam with timing provided by Kirby’s Race Timing. M (read more)

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Selling and socializing

A couple weeks ago I woke up early on a sunny Saturday morning to see cars and trucks lined up and down my quiet little stretch of paradise in Glenburn Township. Was somebody getting married? Were the Kardashians moving in? With some investigation I disco (read more)

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Lackawanna State Park walking path set for repaving project

Lackawanna State Park Manager Rob Barrese sees many of the same people daily — seniors, dog walkers and others — strolling the paved path that runs by the lake, pool and picnic areas of the park. Walking that path will become a bit easier thanks to a $7,5 (read more)

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Born fast

This Mother’s Day is special for the Gutierrez family who is thankful for the safe arrival of Keziah Joy on April 22. Born in a surprise delivery at their Scott Township home, Keziah came faster than first responders could get there. Lauren Gutierrez and (read more)

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Thankful for Mom

May has always been my mother’s month. With her birthday on May 5 and Mother’s Day on the following Sunday, we have had plenty of May celebrations in her honor through the years. Now that my sisters and I are moms, and more recently, my daughter is, too, (read more)

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Photo gallery: Kentucky Derby Party at the Country Club of Scranton

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Voluntary Action Center of NEPA hosted its largest fundraiser of the year, a Kentucky Derby party, Saturday, May 4 at the Country Club of Scranton. The event featured a buffet dinner, open bar, live music and games of chance as people (read more)

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Hillside Park Farmers Market opens for the season

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Hillside Park Farmers Market, 1188 Winola Road, opened for the season on Thursday, May 9. It will remain open every Thursday, 2-6 p.m. through October 31. The market features live music along with local farmers and other business ve (read more)

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Abington Heights takes title at meet

SCRANTON — Abington Heights’ Calista Marzolino struck gold May 7 at the 15th Robert Spagna Championship track and field meet at Scranton Memorial Stadium. In her final conference championship meet, Marzolino won two individual gold medals to help catapult (read more)