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West Side Veterans Memorial Parade set

KINGSTON — A longstanding patriotic tradition will again be held when the 103rd annual West Side Veterans Memorial Parade steps off at 1
Picture for West Side Veterans Memorial Parade set

To Your Health: Lung cancer screening quick, painless

When we think of preventive medicine and screening for cancer, we often think of mammograms and colonoscopies. These regular diagnostic exams are critical for early detection of breast and colon cancer, and you likely either get them done at your doctor’s recommendation or are at least aware that they often save lives.

ESU students share findings on hybrid eduation

East Stroudsburg University students Meghan Guarino and Steven Kilmetz presented their work at the Regional College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) conference earlier this month at Bucks County Community College. Guarino, a sophomore majoring in psychology from Olyphant, Pa. and Kilmetz, a junior majoring in chemical biotechnology and biochemistry from...

To Your Health: Options for treating seasonal allergies

Last week my daughter Kate sent a video that really perked me up. She and Eve, her 4-year-old daughter, were taking a “nature walk” and Eve spotted the first crocuses of this Spring near their Illinois home. With a bit of a warm-up recently, buds are beginning to form and Spring flowers are poking through the ground in northeastern Pennsylvania too.
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To Your Health: Kidneys: The body’s natural filters

If you drink water from the tap, then you’re probably drinking water that has been filtered to make it safe to drink. You may even have a filter on your tap to further remove impurities. But did you know that your body also has a filter to remove impurities? It’s your kidneys, one of the smaller organs in the body with one of the most important jobs.

To Your Health: Colon cancer: Risk management, early detection

Colon cancer and rectal cancer, commonly grouped together as colorectal cancer, are the second most common type of cancer in the United States, after lung cancer. But, when detected in its early stages, the 5-year survival rate for colorectal cancer is higher than 90 percent. Colon cancer develops when the...

From Aegean Sea to LCCC’s campus, artists celebrate beauty they see

Artist Kathy Whiton admits she’s not a fan of ice, snow or below-freezing temperatures. “The older I get,” she said, “the less I like winter.”. But all the Mountain Top painter has to do is look at “Summer Afternoon,” a picture she painted outdoors on campus last semester at Luzerne County Community College, and she can remind herself that better, i.e. warmer, days are coming.
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Italian musicians to perform March 14 at First Presbyterian Church

Four renowned Italian musicians will present a live musical program at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14 at First Presbyterian Church, 97 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre. Conductor, pianist, and composer Frederico Longo will be joined by violinist Domenico Masiello and pianist Michele Fazio in a performance of Longo’s Notte di Luce. Composed in Cremona, Italy in June 2020, this programmatic work in 10 “scenes” details the inner transformation of “Night of Light” from a lesser to a superior state of consciousness.