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Hermitage 11-year-old All Star team competing for state title

The Hermitage Little League All Star team is headed to Pittston, Pennsylvania for a chance at the State Title. The 9-11 year-old team won the District 2 Tournament locally, before winning the Section 2 Tournament Championship in its most recent game. Hermitage defeated Norwin in the Section 2 Championship Game...
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Scranton, PAWOLF

Scranton elementary school dismisses early due to water main break

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — One Scranton Elementary School has decided to close today after a water main break this morning. John G. Whittier Elementary #2 in the Scranton School District dismissed early today after word that a water main break has happened nearby. Busses were contacted and students were...
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Warrior Run Juniors take Section 3 championship

NEW BERLIN - Warrior Run's Junior All-Stars became the third Little League team from the area to reach the state tournament after it pulled away for a 21-5, five-inning in five innings, to claim the PA Section 3 championship at New Berlin's Junior League Field. PA Section 3 Tournament. Junior...
Hazleton, PAStandard-Speaker

Retired teacher Burkhardt named CAN DO board chair

Retired Hazleton Area educator Charles Burkhardt of Drums has been named chairman of the CAN DO Board of Directors. Burkhardt, who has served on the CAN DO board for 26 years, was an art instructor at Freeland Elementary/Middle School in the Hazleton Area School District for nearly 40 years before his retirement in 2010.
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School briefs

Kaylee Lorenzetti of Archbald earned a degree in exercise and sport science. Cassandra Dumas of Peckville earned a bachelor of arts degree. James Lewis of Greenfield Twp. was named to the spring 2021 dean’s list. Kutztown University. Rebecca Anne Rabel of Eynon earned a master of education degree. Brianna E....
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Scranton, PAScranton Times

Scranton School District eyes switch-up of maintenance, clerical union staff

The Scranton School Board could vote to eliminate around 20 clerk and attendant positions in the district during the board’s meeting Monday. Employees in those positions will have options, including moving into 22 open maintenance positions. During the board’s Personnel and Budget and Finance Committee meetings Wednesday, John Castrovinci, director...
Scranton, PAScranton Times

Clipboard 7/23/21

Class reunion: Abington Heights High School class of 1970 will hold its 50th class reunion, which was postponed from last year, on Sept. 18 at Glen Oak Country Club. Organizers are trying to locate the following class members: Arthur Atkinson, John Browning, Patricia Carey, Michelle Covey Manka, Bruce Dixon, Susan Craft McAllister, Carol Elbert Burris, Linda Duckworth McAndrew, Joseph Fazio, James Freethy, Joseph Hynak, Katherine Jacoby, Phyllis Jenkins Girmatzion, William Jones, Sam Mitchell, Laurie Marzani Youshock, Gaye McVay Elder, Susan Pedrick Sherman, Beverly Pope, Pat Prichard, George Pugh, John Phillips, Peggy Rice, Joan Schneider Laucko, Barbara Savitts King, Mary Sowinski, Linda Vargo and Beverly Winters. lf anyone has information on any of these class members, email jonid1@aol.com.
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Fun with a purpose for Wilkes-Barre area K-6 students

‘Step up’ summer program offers youngsters a chance to dance, build, compete and learn. Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Last school year may have been a figurative roller coaster for students finding themselves often outside of school and far from classmates or teachers, but the summer is shaping up to be a literal roller coaster — several of them, in fact — outside the Solomon Plains Education Complex this month.
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Scranton, PAtheabingtonjournal.com

Marywood University offers continuing education summer art workshops

SCRANTON — Marywood University is offering Continuing Education Summer Art Workshops during July and August. These workshops include:. • Coil Building Workshop — 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, 12, in the Ceramics Room on the first floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts. Participants will learn the basics of flattened and paddled coiling to create functional and decorative vessels. This workshop will provide attendees with historical notes as well as hands-on experience to help them gain an appreciation for this ancient art. Attendees will explore the coiling process to create a variety of bowls, mugs, and vases. The cost of the workshop is $120 and is open to all skill levels, and all forms of expression will be encouraged.
Scranton, PAWOLF

University of Scranton helps teens get ready for college

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — The University of Scranton is helping teens get ready for college. The Summer Institute is part of the University of Success, a program that prepares teens to learn about various aspects of entering college. The University of Success also provides students with mentoring and tutoring...
Scranton, PAMarywood University

In the Process of Helping Their Fellow Pacers

The benefits of serving as a Resident Assistant or Resident Director at Marywood University are invaluable as they relate to the development of leadership, communication, and time management skills. However, for Joseph Pechulis, Resident Director in Loughran Hall; Thomas Flynn, RA in Loughran Hall; Gina Nolan, RA in the Woodland Residences; Esmeralda Bautista, Resident Assistant in Madonna Hall; and Juan Cardenas, Resident Assistant in Regina Hall, it’s the interpersonal relationships and the opportunities to help other students to have the best college experience that make all the difference for them.
Scranton, PAScranton Times

87th DREAM GAME: All-stars ready for football summer clash

The stars come out tonight for one last show. Graduated players from the Lackawanna Football Conference collide in the 87th Scranton Lions Club Dream Game tonight at 7 at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium. County coach David Piwowarczyk of Lakeland and City coach Terry Gallagher of Scranton Prep announced the lineups...
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Central Square native named dean’s list at University of Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — Sean P. Smith, of Central Square, was among more than 1,875 students named to The University of Scranton’s dean’s list for the 2021 spring semester. The dean’s list recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean’s List.
Scranton, PAmyeasternshoremd.com

Samantha Kyle named to Spring Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA — Samantha L. Kyle of Cambridge was among more than 1,875 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2021 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies.
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GWA wins D31 Junior championship

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Greater Wyoming Area defeated Back Mountain 18-6 in Game 3 of a three game series to win the District 31 championship in the Juniors Division. The game started on Friday night and was suspended due to weather and was resumed Saturday...