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Abington-area residents in the news  The Abington Journal

Brown named to president's list YOUNGSTOWN, OH — Cassandra Brown, of Factoryville, an Art Studio Graphic + Interactive Design Track major, has been ...



Abington Journal community calendar for week of Aug. 7, 2019  The Abington Journal

TRIPS The Abington Senior Community Center is having the following trips: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Aug. 15, Mt Airy Casino, Sept. 18, Penn's Peak, Oct. 1.



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 ...



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 ...



Clarks Summit resident Gino Mercuri keeps Elvis' music alive in Northeast PA  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Although Elvis Presley is no longer with us, his music can still be heard in northeast PA through 15-year-old Clarks Summit resident Gino…



Clarks Summit Elementary School emotional support class enjoys new mural  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Although Clarks Summit Elementary School's emotional support class doesn't have any windows, the students can now look at trees…



Career Day Held at Abington Heights High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Newswatch 16's Scott Schaffer represented WNEP-TV at a career fair held at Abington Heights High School. One of our ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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.



Abington Heights High School's first principal Michael Dziak Jr. shares memories in light of upcoming 50th anniversary celebration  The Abington Journal

Michael Dziak, Jr. was the first principal of the new Abington Heights High School. He started his career in the district in 1951 as a biology and American history ...



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 ...



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…



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:



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Unified Track and Field  wnep.com

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Students with special needs got a chance to join in the sports experience at a track meet in Lackawanna County.



South Abington Park voted Best Park in Best of the Abingtons Readers' Contest  The Abington Journal

South Abington Park attracts both local residents and non-residents to an oasis filled with lush greenery, plant life, Leggetts Creek that flows through it with…



Former Abington Heights principal receives distinguished credential  The Abington Journal

HARRISBURG — Former Abington Heights Middle School Principal Michael Elia was among 13 administrators in Pennsylvania to receive the Distinguished ...



Abington Lions Club presents scholarship to Ryan Flynn  The Abington Journal

The Abington Lions Club recently presented a scholarship to Abington Heights Senior student Ryan Flynn at the school's REFLECTIONS AWARDS Program at ...



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.



Abington Heights' Katie Dammer signs to run at Georgetown University  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Katie Dammer signed a National Letter of Intent to run cross country and track for Georgetown University. From left, first row…



Clarks Summit native Adam Rippon helps US team earn medal in figure skating  The Abington Journal

Kelly Rippon has been touched by the show of support, from both near and far, for her son Adam as he competes in his first Olympic Games. A Clarks Summit ...



Municipal primary elections 2017 candidates list for Abington Heights, Lackawanna Trail school districts  The Abington Journal

The following are candidates in the Tuesday, May 16 municipal primary elections for the areas served by the Abington Heights and Lackawanna Trail schood…



Former WBRE-TV reporter Pete Yaksick co-publishes science article  The Abington Journal

Pete Yaksick, a Johns Hopkins and Columbia trained developmental psychologist, recently co-published a cognitive science article as a member of a ...



Run For Kristyn: Abington Heights Cheerleader's Spirit Lives On  PA home page

The memory of a Lackawanna County teenager was honored Sunday.



Students Bring Drug-Laced Candy To School  wnep.com

CLARKS SUMMIT -- An investigation is underway in Lackawanna County into Abington Heights High School students who are suspected of lacing chocolate ...



Dalton borough Planning Commission completes SAPA survey  The Abington Journal

DALTON — At the July 11 borough council meeting, Eric Johnson, in his zoning/planning report, said he met with the SAPA (Scranton-Abingtons Planning ...



Abington Heights Middle School announces January students of the month  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights Middle School students of the month for January are, from left, first row, Alivia Lawless, Carly Schofield, Jade Snyder and Isabella Allen.



Our Lady of Peace School announces fourth quarter honor roll  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — The following students have been named to the Honor Roll at Our Lady of Peace School for the fourth quarter of the 2017-2018 academic ...



Whitbeck Insurance Agency, Inc. voted Best Insurance Agency in Best of the Abingtons  The Abington Journal

The insurance business is in Michael Whitbeck's blood. After all, he's the third generation family member in the business. Whitbeck Insurnace Agency, Inc.



Student Charged With Calling In Threat  wnep.com

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- An Abington Heights High School senior was arrested Monday and accused of phoning in a bomb threat to the school.



Abington Heights swim teams return experience, ready to make a splash  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The Abington Heights boys and girls varsity swimming teams return many of the athletes who led to their success last season.



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 Grad Killed in Early Morning Crash  wnep.com

NEWTON TOWNSHIP -- A young man is dead following an early morning crash in Lackawanna County. Police say Geoffrey Galdieri, 19, of Newport Township, ...



Abington Heights Middle School announces Students of the Month  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Heights Middle School students of the month for October, November and December are as follows: October: Russell Booth…



Padres second baseman Cory Spangenberg honored by Abington Heights before varsity boys basketball game against Scranton Prep  The Abington Journal

Cory Spangenberg's baseball jersey will be on display in the lobby at Abington Heights High School after the 2009 graduate was recognized before the school's ...



Stirring STEM excitement at Science Olympiad  PAHomePage.com

Northeast Regional event held at PSU Wilkes-Barre.



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 ...



Matthew McDonnell to launch 'Matthew's Hope 4 Miracles' Dec. 8 in Tunkhannock  The Abington Journal

Matthew McDonnell, of South Abington Township, plans to launch “Matthew's Hope 4 Miracles,” a non-profit aimed at defeating pediatric cancer by creating ...



New vendors make debut at Hillside Park Farmers Market Local  The Abington Journal

Canned Classics by Clarks Summit resident Gail Scaramuzzo is one of the new vendors this year at Hillside Park's Farmers Market. - Ben Freda | For Abington ...



Former mayor of Clarks Summit Patty Lawler appointed mayor of Clarks Green  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — The borough council voted unanimously to appoint Patty Lawler as mayor during its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 15. Lawler served as ...



Catching Up with the Quads  wnep.com

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Quadruplets from Lackawanna County are now high school grads. It may seem like a long time to follow a story, 18 years.



Student with Cerebral Palsy Shocks Family, Friends by Walking at Graduation  wnep.com

https://www.facebook.com/StacyLangeWNEP/videos/1039780229444625/ CLARKS SUMMIT -- A young man surprised his family and friends by walking at his ...



Community Mourns Mom Killed in Crash  WNEP-TV

A mother of three who died in a crash along the North Scranton Expressway last week was laid to rest Monday in Lackawanna County.A community came out to ...



Abington Heights graduate Dalton LaCoe honored for powerlifting prowess  The Abington Journal

Dalton LaCoe, a 2014 Abington Heights graduate, who has won four world powerlifting championships was honored before the school's basketball game on ...



Clarks Summit fashion designer Paul Galdieri launches his own brand, Paulsun Swimwear, 'design with purpose'  The Abington Journal

Fashion designer Paul Galdieri sorts through swim trunks on a rack in his Clarks Summit studio. - Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal.



Summit Christian Academy announces third quarter Honor Roll  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Dr. Marianne Rivers, principal of Summit Christian Academy, is pleased to announce the Third Quarter Honor Roll TENTH GRADE ...



Duffy's Coffee Co. debuts at Clarks Summit cafe  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Andrew Walker, a 2011 Abington Heights High School graduate, said when his mother Mari opened Duffy's Coffee House on Nov.



Clarks Summit man, 43, dies after lift touches power lines  The Abington Journal

WRIGHT TWP. — A construction worker was fatally injured when the lift he was operating touched a power line Friday morning in the Crestwood Industrial Park.



Up Close & Personal – Zack Graham | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Zack Graham co-owns and manages the Haberdashery, a men's clothing store in Forty Fort, which won the Times-Tribune 2018 Readers' Choice Award for best ...



Scranton Chinese School holds 8th annual celebration of Chinese New Year  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — 'Guo nian hao!' That's how you say 'Happy New Year!' in Chinese. And that's what was celebrated at 509 Brennan Hall of The University of ...



Jolanta's Needle & Thread in Clarks Summit is thriving  The Abington Journal

With dozens of spools of thread within easy reach, Jolanta Kaczmarczyk sits behind a sewing machine in Jolanta's Needle & Thread in Clarks Summit.



South Abington Township resident Zoe Haggerty named presidential scholar  The Abington Journal

South Abington Township resident Zoe Haggerty was named a presidential scholar at the University of Scranton. From left: Haggerty and University of Scranton ...



Up Close – James Barrett | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

James Barrett is a musician and songwriter. He recently released his third album, “Twenty.” He has performed at clubs such as Ale Mary's, Smiler's, Adezzo and ...



Abington Heights students participate in programming contest at The University of Scranton  The Abington Journal

More than 50 students representing 10 area high schools, including Abington Heights, competed in the annual Computer Programming Contest hosted by The…



Restaurant Depot set to open next Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre  The Abington Journal

WILKES-BARRE — Next week, local restaurant and bar owners will have a new place to get their supplies. Restaurant Depot will open at 650 Scott St.



Adorable Me in Clarks Summit makes for one-stop shopping  The Abington Journal

Adorable Me Children's Boutique opened at 515 S. State St. in Clarks Summit in November 2015, taking over the storefront previously occupied by Luna Bleu, ...



North Abington Twp. resident Maryla Scranton named Scranton U. trustee  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Maryla Scranton, of North Abington Township, is among five new individuals named to The University of Scranton's Board of Trustees.



Class at Countryside Community Church will teach youth about self-esteem and confidence  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – Countryside Community Church will host a class which will help students with self-esteem and confidence. The Robert Thomas Tsunami ...



Ado Salon offers tanning, hair services in Abington Shopping Center  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Stephanie Gercken, of Dalton, owner of the new Ado Salon in the Abington Shopping Center, has been in the hair styling business ...



Fresh ingredients make Jumbo Seafood popular in the Abingtons  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Seafood lovers in the Abingtons have a new outlet to get their fix. Jumbo Seafood, 918 Northern Blvd., owned by Tim Chen…



Trovato's Meat Market in Clarks Summit has new owner  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – Trovato's Meat Market functioned much the same way on the last Thursday in April as it did the day before. Patrons left with packages of ...



Stan Chotkowski appointed executive director at Keystone Community Resources  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Stan Chotkowski was appointed executive director at Keystone Community Resources, (KCR). He has a Bachelor of Science Criminal ...



The Honesdale National Bank opens South Abington Twp. office  The Abington Journal

Area civic, business and community representatives and other dignitaries joined The Honesdale National Bank's board of directors, officers and staff on Jan.



Silo Antiques gets fresh look in North Abington Township  The Abington Journal

Ice cream chairs from the 1920s or 1930s and a Victorian tea table from the 1900s at Silo Antiques, 226 Rowlands Road in North Abington Township. - Robert ...



Up Close & Personal – Tyler Dempsey | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Tyler Dempsey is a professional drummer and drum instructor who gives lessons out of his home and at private studios in Wilkes-Barre and Moscow. He is the ...



PennDOT appoints Roman as District Executive for northeastern region  The Abington Journal

DUNMORE — Richard Roman, P.E., has been appointed the Acting District Executive for the northeastern region of the Pennsylvania Department of ...



Eighth Annual Forever Young Kids' Fishing Derby draws crowd at Hillside Park  The Abington Journal

Mason Murnin, 9, of Clarks Green, holds on to a catfish he caught during the Eighth Annual Forever Young Kids' Fishing Derby, held in memory of the late 'Bud' ...



Abington Lions Club accepting registrations until Dec. 8 for Santa Claus visit  The Abington Journal

The Abington Lions Club is sponsoring its annual Santa Claus visit to Abington area children through second grade. Santa will visit homes in Clarks Summit…



There's much to learn at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Gathering Place for Community, Arts and Education encourages are residents to welcome spring with one or more of the classes ...



Up Close & Personal – Danielle Fleming | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Danielle Fleming co-owns NOTE Fragrances, 401 Spruce St., Scranton, and recently opened the shop's second location at 312 S. State St., Clarks Summit.



Former Patsel's Restaurant in Glenburn Twp. purchased by Constantino's Catering and Events Inc.  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Constantino's Catering and Events announced the purchase, expansion and renovation of the former Patsel's Restaurant in Glenburn ...



Up Close: Jennifer Barrett | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Jennifer Barrett is the owner and operator of Woven, a self-operated business that specializes in handmade jewelry and dreamcatchers. Her products are ...



Lackawanna State Park dedicates new pool complex to the late Pennsylvania Governor William W. Scranton  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

NORTH ABINGTON TWP. — The weekend weather looks good for Lackawanna County residents who have waited a a year and a half to swim in the new pool ...



Long-time employee becomes owner of Waverly Deli  The Abington Journal

WAVERLY – Late on the afternoon of April 30, after Colby Clark affixed his signature to many pieces of paper, he took over the business, the property and the…



Clarks Green Borough Council approves plan for St. Gregory's expansion  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — At the July 18 borough council meeting, the council members approved the lot consolidation and land development plan needed for the ...



Abington area gymnasts excel under tutelage of Olympians  The Abington Journal

Several gymnasts from the United Sports Academy in Dunmore recently received instruction from Dmitri Bilozertchev, a three-time Olympic champion. From left ...



Modern baby boutique Birdie opens on South State Street in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

Jaime Senofonte entertains her 7-month-old daughter Everly inside her new modern baby boutique Birdie, 120 S. State St. The shop's grand opening date is ...



The Jewelry Room on South State Street is a Clarks Summit staple  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – The old cash register David Banks keeps in a corner of his store is made of brass, marble and glass and left the factory about 110 years ...



Three Clarks Summit residents to be honored by Lackawanna Pro Bono  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Lackawanna Pro Bono will host its Annual Fundraising Gala from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 26 in the ballroom of the Scranton Cultural ...



Five Abington-area residents receive promotions at Allied Services  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Five Allied Services employees recently received promotions. Laura Marion, RN, BSN, was announced as the new Director of Operations ...



Clarks Summit native Alyssa Lazar to perform in NEPA during holiday season  The Weekender

A Clarks Summit native has taken her pursuit of a career in music to Nashville, Tenn., to study, but she'll return home for a few performances during the…



Sunrise Cafe in Clarks Summit celebrates 15th anniversary with free customer appreciation lunch  The Abington Journal

From left, Ken Jenkins and Frank Miller converse over a complimentary meal at Sunrise Cafe, in celebration of the Clarks Summit business' 15th anniversary.



New Shoe Store Plus opens location in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

The New Shoe Store Plus has opened its fifth location next to Gerrity's in the Summit Square Plaza in Clarks Summit. The store is family owned and has been ...



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 ...



Clarks Summit Borough honoring veterans with Hometown Heroes Banner Program  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The borough has announced its Hometown Heroes Banner Program. Visiting Angels of Lackawanna County has been working alongside ...



Abigail Pisanchyn opened The Avenue consignment shop as a teenager  The Abington Journal

Shirley Pisanchyn works the front counter of The Avenue, a consignment shop founded in 2009 by her then-teenage daughter, Abigail. Shirley later became the ...



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