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Hats off to the Abington Heights High School Class of 2019  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The weather held out and the Abington Heights High School Class of 2019 held its commencement program on Friday, June 14 beneath ...



Teenage King Wins Elvis Competition  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- A high school freshman from Lackawanna County is the king of the Kings, recently crowned the best Elvis impersonator in the country ...



Rotary Club of Abingtons presents eight Dolbear Awards  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Rotary Club of the Abingtons awarded eight recipients a Dolbear Award for the 2019 year. Mark Wyandt, assistant superintendent at ...



Gianetta, Chermak Unseat Cummings in Race for Lackawanna County Commissioner  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- The two Republican challengers in the race for Lackawanna County commissioner have declared victory over incumbent Republican ...



Abington Heights High School students named to Honor Roll  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The following students at Abington Heights High School have been named to the Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2018-2019 ...



Abington Heights School District sets kindergarten registration dates  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights School District will conduct kindergarten registration for September 2019 at all four elementary schools during the month ...



Abington Heights' Marilyn Pryle named 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights High School English teacher Marilyn Pryle, shown during the 2018 Commencement ceremony, was named the 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of ...



Back to School Carnival will kick off year at Abington Heights High School  The Abington Journal

Members of the National Honor Society at Abington Heights are planning a Back to School Carnival to be held Aug. 23 at the high school. - Robert Tomkavage ...



Waverly Elementary parents express concerns regarding redistricting  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Several parents of students at Waverly Elementary School attended the Jan. 16 Abington Heights School Board meeting to voice concerns ...



Abington Heights High School students named to Honor Roll for fourth quarter  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Students at Abington Heights High School have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2017-2018 academuic year.



Abington Heights School Board approves Hardaway's resignation at meeting  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — Members of the Abington Heights School Board approved the resignation of president Cathy Ann Hardaway and elected former vice ...



The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit: Where art has no age  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Around four years ago, two ladies decided Clarks Summit residents should have more art in their town. Shirley W. Eagen created a series ...



Abington Heights Middle School 8th-grader places first in state in visual arts  The Abington Journal

Olivia Jackson's drwing recently placed first in the state of Pennsylvania out of 336 applicants in the National PTA Reflections Contest in the category of visual ...



New Legislation to Separate Playoffs Between Public and Private Schools  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two long-time rivals tipped off Thursday night in their final regular season game. The gym at Scranton Prep was packed as the boys ...



Abington Heights holds contest to choose Pink Game T-shirt design  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Abington Heights High School held a contest for students to design the 11th annual Pink Game T-shirt. The contest, coordinated by the high ...



A Clear Look at Vaping  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- E-cigarettes were intended to be a method for smokers to quit. But in recent years, kids have started using the devices without knowing ...



Principal Shaves Head After Students Surpass Charity Goal  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- A high school principal in Lackawanna County made a wager with his students if they were able to collect 10000 food items for the ...



Abington Heights Comets in command of boys tennis race  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights moved a step closer to the Lackawanna League boys tennis title by not only remaining undefeated, but also knocking off another of its ...



Abington Heights boys basketball team aims to continue success  The Abington Journal

Projected starters for the Abington Heights boys basketball team are, from left, Trey Koehler, George Tinsley, Mike Malone, Jack Nealon and Corey Perkins.



Streaking Abington Heights Comets advance in boys volleyball  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – The playoffs opened Monday night and the Abington Heights boys found themselves playing some of their best volleyball. The Comets ...



Newswatch 16’s Mindi Ramsey at Career Day in Clarks Summit  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- Newswatch 16's Mindi Ramsey was shaping young minds at Clarks Summit Elementary School in Lackawanna County on Tuesday.



High School Roundup: Comets post historic boys lacrosse victory  The Abington Journal

Dante DeRiggi and Hunter Riiff each scored three goals April 10 when Abington Heights posted the first conference victory in the history of its boys lacrosse…



The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit offers classes  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The following classes are offered at The Gathering Place, South State Street. Introducing – You: Writing a Resume There is a reason ...



Abington Heights rolls into tennis semifinals  The Abington Journal

Varun Iyengar and Sam Weis won their singles matches, 6-0, 6-0, and Abington Heights lost just six games in 10 sets Wednesday while advancing to the ...



Abington Heights School Board approves new teachers' contract, 18-19 budget  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — Members of the Abington Heights School Board voted, 6-2, to approve a collective bargaining agreement with the Abington Heights ...



Abington Heights awarded win due to PIAA rules violation by Berks Catholic  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — A sluggish start proved to be the downfall for Abington Heights in a non-league boys basketball game against Berks Catholic Jan.



Cortney Zuckerman, LCSW opens practice in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced the opening of new counseling and psychotherapy ...



Abington Heights' Dani Heine signs with the University of New Hampshire  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights' Dani Heine signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and compete in track and field at the University of New Hampshire. From left, first row, ...



Previous Sports briefs for week of April 24, 2019  The Abington Journal

Golf tournament TAYLOR — The Abington Heights Comets Football Fan Club will sponsor a golf tournament on Saturday, May 11 at the Pine Hills Golf Course, ...



Marty Flynn begins fourth term in PA House of Representatives  The Abington Journal

HARRISBURG — State Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna, began his fourth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he will continue to ...



Santa visits Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Santa Claus has been coming to the town of Clarks Summit. But instead of eight reindeer and a sleigh, his vehicle to go around was a ...



Meet the 2018-2019 Abington Heights Marching Comets  The Abington Journal

The 2018-2019 Abington Heights Marching Comets are led by band director Katie Lane and assistant director Mason Stiver. Laura Sampogne serves as dance ...



Abington Heights wrestling team eyeing league title after successful start  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights wrestling team fed off the energy from a boisterous crowd to defeat a rival and put itself in position to win a…



Abington Heights High School first quarter honor roll for 2017-2018  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School Principle Andrew Snyder announced the first quarter honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year, as follows.



Mike Gipson shares metal detecting expertise at The Gathering Place  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — A few months each winter, Mike Gipson can be spotted walking along a beach, swinging a pole-like tool in wide arcs. In other seasons…



Warmer Weather for Ice Festival  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- Ice sculptor Evan Hughes is carving his latest work of art. He is creating a creature from the Star Wars movie series for a crowd at the ...



Tirjan, Turner lead Wallenpaupack past Abington Heights in girls soccer  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights' Maddie Lucas makes a move with the ball during a Lackawanna League Division 1 girls soccer game against Wallenpaupack Friday ...



Clarks Summit resident Robert Reese accepts position at King's College  The Abington Journal

WILKES-BARRE — Robert Reese has been appointed Vice President for Enrollment Management at King's College following a national search. He will join the ...



Build Up group spreads positivity, kindness through handwritten notes  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — A group of girls in the Abingtons are determined to lift people's spirits and spread kindness by designing and distributing unique and ...



Easter Egg Hunt at the Waverly Community House Comm is April 13  The Abington Journal

WAVERLY — The Waverly Community House, 115 N. Abington Road, announces tickets are now on sale for the Annual Breakfast with the Bunny and Easter ...



Waverly Wellness House welcomes Iridologist Mary Edlind to its team  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Waverly Wellness House recently brought in iridologist Mary Edlind to its team of naturopathic specialists. Edlind held an information…



New courses to be offered at Abington Heights High School next year  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School Principal Andrew Snyder has been working to create more course selections for students. Mission ...



Jon Stopay Candies opens stores in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – The northernmost link in the three-store Jon Stopay Candies chain opened here in 2015, a year after Bill and Jenn Egan purchased the…



Abington Heights graduates lauded, challenged during commencement ceremony  The Abington Journal

Usher Jack Nealon, center, leads half the class as the graduates process into the stadium for the 2018 Abington Heights commencement ceremony June 22.



Singles players a strength for Abington Heights' girls tennis team  The Abington Journal

Singles starters for the Abington Heights girls tennis team are, from left, Lauren Koczwara, Bella Peters, and Clare DellaValle. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington ...



‘Read Across America’ with Newswatch 16’s Mindi Ramsey  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Read Across America week continues celebrating the birthday of author Dr. Seuss. The Newswatch 16 team is doing its ...



Our Lady of Peace Elementary School advances security system with donation  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — There is additional security throughout Our Lady of Peace Elementary School, thanks to the donation of seven cameras by Johnson ...



Crocus Café opens in downtown Scranton  The Abington Journal

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC), along with The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, announced the opening of ...



Abington Heights girls win Subregional title, boys also advance to states  The Abington Journal

CHAPMAN LAKE – The rest of the field could have been combined to form an all-star team and it still would have been no match for the Abington Heights girls ...



Abington Heights field hockey team holds off Pittston Area on Senior Day  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights field hockey team honored its three seniors before playing Pittston Area Oct. 17, but it was one of those girls'…



‘Night of Champions’ Celebrates Winning Athletes, Historic Team  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- They called it a "night of champions," and inside the Abington Heights High School gym, they were honored Wednesday ...



Abington Heights tops North Pocono in Pink Game; teams raise $37K  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights and North Pocono girls basketball teams took the floor for a Lackawanna League Division 1-2 crossover game ...



Abington Heights kindergarten registration slated for second week of March  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights School District will conduct kindergarten registration for September 2018 at all four district elementary schools during the second week of…



The New Cafe to offer Mediterranean-style dishes at Taste of the Abingtons  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The New Cafe, 829 Old State Road located at Greystone Gardens, will be one of the participating restaurants during the Rotary Club of ...



Inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair set for May 29-June 2 at Montage  The Abington Journal

MOOSIC — The inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair is quickly approaching, with organizers working hard to lay the foundation for what hopefully ...



Abington-area businesses, individuals recognized at Best of the Abingtons  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Eighty-eight businesses and individuals were recognized April 29 at Abbiocco Restaurant as winners in the 2019 Best of the ...



Relocation of Renaissance Body Art to Clarks Summit allows for more business  The Abington Journal

Jon Powell, owner of Renaissance Body Art, stands in his tattooing both with Jeff Nye, the shop's piercer. Powell recently moved thetattoo and piercing parlor to ...



Abington Heights shuts out Valley View in Division 1 boys soccer game  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights' Anthony Lionetti made some critical saves, and the Comets took advantage of quality scoring chances, during a 3-0 win ...



Diocese of Scranton launches new website  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — The Diocese of Scranton is launching a completely redesigned website in an effort to streamline existing information and better promote its ...



Abington Heights High School ranks ninth in Pennsylvania in the School Performance Profile  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights High School ranks ninth out of 687 high schools in Pennsylvania in the School Performance Profile (SPP) with a score of ...



Photos from S. Abington Twp. back yard spark debate over alleged mountain lion sighting  The Abington Journal

The cat seen on a camera in South Abington Township does have the tawny color of a mountain lion but lacks the long tail. The black spots on the belly and legs ...



Summit Christian Academy announces first quarter Honor Roll  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Dr. Marianne Rivers, principal of Summit Christian Academy, announces the first quarter Honor Roll: TENTH GRADE Justin ...



Local entrepreneur Rati Kanani opens Kumon Center in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Kumon Method has been a part of Rati Kanani's life for the past 12 years. She was enrolled in the Kumon Math and Reading Program ...



Delaware Valley holds off Abington Heights in league wrestling showdown  The Abington Journal

MATAMORAS — Abington Heights rallied from a sizable deficit, but Delaware Valley closed strong to defeat the Comets, 33-24, in a Lackawanna League ...



Owner of Floor Excellence in Clarks Summit started with company as teenager  The Abington Journal

John Mirabelli checks out the hardwood floor refinishing and installation equipment packed inside one of the trailers used by Floor Excellence, the Clarks ...



Clarks Summit resident Michael Giallorenzi to wrestle at Bucknell University  The Abington Journal

Michael Giallorenzi, of Clarks Summit, a senior on the Wyoming Seminary Blue Knights varsity boys wrestling team, will continue his academic and athletic ...



South Abington Township Hit Hard by Storm  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The heavy rain made it difficult for drivers in another part of Lackawanna County Flash flooding along Northern Boulevard ...



Breaking a stigma at Abington Heights  Scranton Times-Tribune

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Empowered Abington Heights students are trying to break the stigma surrounding menstruation while raising awareness for ...



Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Marywood to present 'The Nutcracker'  The Abington Journal

Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Marywood University will present the 43rd annual free performances of “The Nutcracker” at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 26, 27 and 28 ...



Abington Heights Middle School team makes Odyssey of the Mind World Finals  The Abington Journal

A team from Abington Heights Middle School qualified for the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, May 23-27, at Iowa State University. From left, first row, are ...



Keystone College observatory to open for lunar eclipse Jan. 20  The Abington Journal

LA PLUME — Keystone College's Thomas G. Cupillari '60 Astronomical Observatory will be open for the viewing of a total lunar eclipse on the night of Sunday, ...



Program on addiction recovery set for March 29 at Misericordia University  The Abington Journal

DALLAS TWP. — The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Health and the Holocaust and the Department of Social Work at Misericordia University are hosting ...



Abington Heights High School English teacher and author Marilyn Pryle shares passion for education  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights English teacher Marilyn Pryle's passion for literature stems from the subject's potential for positive life change. “On a…



Clarks Summit Borough Council votes to sell Sheridan Park property  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of Clarks Summit Borough Council voted 7-0 to accept a bid of $190100 from Abington Development Group, contingent on ...



Ballet Theater of Scranton will present 'Cinderella' May 4  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Ballet Theatre of Scranton senior company will present the classic spellbinding fairytale “Cinderella” at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the…



Abington Heights graduates praise teachers during commencement June 16  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights Valedictorian Shane Cummings gives his classmates a thumbs-up during a speech at commencement June 16 at Comets Stadium. - Robert ...



Lackawanna County Job Fair set for May 16 at PNC Field  The Abington Journal

MOOSIC — Sixty-eight companies from across Northeastern Pennsylvania, offering approximately 3,431 full-time, part-time and seasonal job openings, are ...



Sale planned for April 28 at University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — The University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library will hold its annual Book, Plant and Tag Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. until 8 ...



Abington Heights High School Mock Trial Team headed to state championships  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights High School Mock Trial Team is the regional champion and will travel to compete in the 2017 Pennsylvania Statewide Mock Trial ...



Members of Cub Scout Pack 175 compete in annual Pinewood Derby  The Abington Journal

DALTON — Indiana Jones racing against Bumblebee and Godzilla! It's not an upcoming blockbuster. Rather, these are a few of the race cars made by Cub ...



Abington Heights senior Kaylee DeMatteo crowned homecoming queen  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Kaylee DeMatteo was named the 2016 homecoming queen during halftime of the Comets football game Saturday, Oct. 15.



Looking back: 2017 was a year of celebration, tragedy  The Abington Journal

As Abington area residents look back on 2017, there are both celebrations and lossses to remember. Here are some of the highlihgts from this year's news:



Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.



Mindi Ramsey Gives Kids the Scoop on Journalism at Abington Heights Career Day  wnep.com

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. -- Students in part of Lackawanna County got the inside scoop on a variety of jobs today, including journalism. Fourth graders from all ...



Abington Heights swimming teams happy to be back home  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Now that the Abington Heights swimming and diving teams are back in their own pool, head coach Zack Haney believes a very ...



Abington National wins Region 5 Junior League baseball championship  The Abington Journal

Abington National defeated Pittston Area, 6-0, to win the Section 5 Junior League Baseball Tournament July 21 at Hilldale Baseball Park in Plains.



Betty's Sewing Room is back in downtown Dalton  The Abington Journal

Katherine Toye recently moved her business, Betty's Sewing Room, back to West Main Street in Dalton, after spending nearly a decade inside Dalton Lumber's ...



Abington Heights High School students recognized for success on national exam  The Abington Journal

Seven Abington Heights High School students were recognized for their achievements on the 2015 PSAT/NMSQT exam. From left, first row, National Merit ...



Abington Heights girls golf team enjoying time on the links  The Abington Journal

FLEETVILLE — During their first year on the links, members of the Abington Heights girls golf team have made both birdies and friendships.



College Student Possibly Struck by Lightning  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Officials with Clarks Summit University say a student may have been struck by lightning while walking between classes.



Comet Connect program aims to introduce young students to computer science  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Students in the Abington Heights elementary schools have a new opportunity to expand their academic horizons. Comet Connect…



Abington Heights High School announces National Merit Scholarship finalists  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights High School seniors Shane Cummings, Spencer Gilbert, Kevin Hu and Alexandra Scheuermann have been named finalists in the 2017 ...



Abington Heights' Corey Justave signs to play football at Kutztown University  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior lineman Corey Justave signed his National Letter of Intent Feb. 1 to attend Kutztown University on a partial football scholarship.



League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County plans debates  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Registered Republicans and Democrats will head to the polls Tuesday, May 21 to vote in their party's primary. The League of Women Voters of…



Abington Heights seniors, teachers share one final lunch before graduation  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — For the 25th consecutive year, members of the Abington Heights senior class were able to spend time with each other and their teachers ...



Lackawanna County Heritage Fair set for June 2 at Montage Mountain Resort  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Plans are underway for the first-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair. The fair board is seeking sponsors, exhibitors, vendors, heritage…



Seniors Got Talent set for April 7 at Lackawanna College in Scranton  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Seniors Got Talent is typically the one handing out awards, but this year the show is also on the receiving end. The annual fundraiser…



Abington Heights track and field teams off and running  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Led by returning state qualifiers Katie Dammer and Dani Heine, the Abington Heights girls track and field team will attempt to repeat ...



Wyandt approved as assistant superintendent; Diversity Day a success at AH  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights Middle School Principal Marc Wyandt was approved as assistant superintendent in the district during a regular school ...



Abington Heights High School students compete in programming contest  The Abington Journal

More than 50 students, representing nine area high schools, competed in the annual Computer Programming Contest hosted by The University of Scranton's ...



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