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Waverly Community House volunteers receive surprise honors

WAVERLY TWP. — For Deena Richmond and Alexandra “Peanie” Johnson, the recognition came as total shocks. Staff at the Waverly Community House recently honored both with awards — Richmond as the organization’s Volunteer of the Year and Johnson with the Gert (read more)

Community Calendar: Week of June 21, 2018

UPCOMING JUNE 22 Dramatic reading: Bob Hughes will give a free dramatic reading of Frederick Douglass’ “From Slavery to Master” Friday, June 22 at Hillside Park under the pavilion at 7 p.m. It is sponsored by the Abington Community Library and intended fo (read more)

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This month in WaverlyCommunity House history

The Waverly Community House held its 75th anniversary celebration on June 26, 1995 with its opening event, the Comm Square Fair. “Celebrating 75 Years of Community History” was the theme and the affair began following a lively parade full of community mem (read more)

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A sweet destination for local families

NEWTON TWP. — Young and old lined the rows of strawberries at Lacoe’s Berry Nice Farm Thursday morning, June 14. They filed their buckets with berries that would later be made into pies, jams and jellies. And they popped some into their mouths. “We are go (read more)

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An open letter from Mom

Dear Carolyn, Tomorrow evening you, my youngest daughter, will graduate from Abington Heights High School. You will join your classmates from the Class of 2018 as they say good-bye to that magic place where you entered as children and will leave as adults (read more)

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Abington Little League Benefits Group celebrates victory

JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Benefits Group won 21-14 over G.R. Noto Electric in an Abington Little League game Tuesday, June 5, at Ackerly field. (read more)

Abilngton Little League names all stars

This year’s Abington Little League all-star selections are as follows. 12-year-olds Abington National Conner Abel Zach Brister Eugene Curtin Thomas LaCoe Michael Naegele Mark Nazar Ryan Nealon Jake Rowlands Andrew Summa Reece Vida Declan Walsh Gavin Walsh (read more)