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Abington Heights High School releases first quarter honor roll  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The following students at Abington Heights High School have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2018-2019 ...



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 students to perform 'A Christmas Carol: The Musical'  The Abington Journal

Charlie Cornell, who will play Ebenezer Scrooge, kisses the hand of Kyler Epstein as Ben Schneider looks on during a dress rehearsal for 'A Christmas Carol: ...



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 ...



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 girls pre-season softball clinic set for Feb. 24  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Heights girls pre-season softball clinic will be held Sunday, Feb. 24 at Abington Heights High School. Participants should ...



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 ...



Abington Heights students donate canned goods, shave principal's head  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School students joined together to support a worthy cause and principal Andrew Snyder sacrificed his hair to ...



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 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 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 ...



North Pocono at Abington Heights Pink Game rescheduled to Saturday  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — The 11th annual Pink Game, originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 24, has been rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 26. The varsity game will begin ...



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, ...



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 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'…



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 ...



2017-18 Abington Heights High School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll  The Abington Journal

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



Stellar Comets Feel the Love after Championship Win  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The state champion Abington Heights boys basketball team returned home from the game in Hershey around 1 a.m. ...



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 ...



Police Chief Honored for 40 Years of Service  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A police chief in Lackawanna County was honored for four decades of *service* to his community. South Abington ...



Abington Heights High School Marching Comets, Dance Team visit veterans center  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights Marching Comets and Dance Team performed on Friday, Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day for the veterans at the Gino Merli Veterans ...



Nationally renowned artist and Clarks Summit resident pays tribute to Abingtons  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — For a woman abundantly gifted with creative talent, and with a warm and unassuming manner, one would never guess Shirley Wagner ...



Abington Heights High School announces second quarter honor roll for 2017-18  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School Principal Andrew Snyder announced the second quarter honor roll of the 2017-18 school year, as follows.



Abington Heights Education Association begins strike Sept. 12  The Abington Journal

Members of the Abington Heights Education Association picket outside the South Abington Elementary School along Northern Boulevard Tuesday morning.



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 ...



Abington Heights School Board approves 2016-17 budget with tax increase  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the Abington Heights School Board voted, 7-1, to approve a final general fund budget with a 2.4 percent tax increase for the ...



Long-time administrator Andrew Snyder eager to begin new role as principal at Abington Heights High School  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School Assistant Principal Andrew Snyder is excited to take the next step in his administrative career.



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.



Abington Heights High School students to present 'Anything Goes' Nov. 16-18  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — A student cast of about 35 actors and actresses, singers and dancers will take audience members back to the early 1930s in Abington ...



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 ...



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:



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.



Abington Heights School Board approves 2017-18 budget with tax increase  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the Abington Heights School Board voted, 6-2, to approve a final budget of 48998122, with a one-mill real estate tax ...



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…



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 Teachers to Return to School Friday, Second Strike Planned for January  wnep.com

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- It was a contentious school board meeting Wednesday night as the Abington Heights School District is now seven days into a ...



‘Cheers To Spring Wine Festival’ Helps Area Children’s Programs  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

An event in Lackawanna County that's designed to give kids something constructive to do throughout the year is about to get underway in our area. Ironically ...



Abington Heights' rally falls short in girls lacrosse loss to Scranton Prep  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Abington Heights had several chances to gain the upper hand in the opening minutes, but the Lady Comets were unable to connect.



Bishop helps The Church of Saint Gregory break ground on expansion project  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — Bishop Joseph C. Bambera of the Scranton Diocese joined representatives from The Church of Saint Gregory for a groundbreaking ...



Odyssey of the Mind: Abington Heights students among state's most creative problem solvers, headed to World Finals  The Abington Journal

MOON, Pa. — Abington Heights junior and senior high school students will compete on the international stage at the creative problem-solving Odyssey of the ...



Abington Heights High School boys soccer team receives sportsmanship award  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights boys soccer team received the NSCAA 2015 Fall High School Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award. From left, first row, are Connor ...



South Abington Chief Honored for 45 Years of Service  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- South Abington Police Chief Robert Gerrity has been a cop in Lackawanna County for more than 45 years he was recognized for his *service* ...



Clarks Summit transforms into wizarding world for 14th annual Festival of Ice  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Antonia Milas paints a winter scene on an entryway window at PS Bank, in preparation for the Clarks Summit Festival of Ice: The ...



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 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 ...



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 Principal Pamela Murray resigns  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the Abington Heights School Board voted, 7-0, to approve the resignation of high school principal Pamela Murray…



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 ...



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' 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…



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 ...



Previous Marywood University plans Speed Networking event for April 4  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Marywood University's Phi Beta Lambda (PBL – Postsecondary Business Leaders) in partnership with the Alumni Office, will present its sixth ...



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…



Birthday Celebration for 100-year-old in Lackawanna County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Members of the Rotary Club in the Abingtons met on Thursday but it wasn't their average meeting. The meeting was held ...



Abington Heights Music Department and Drama Society to present 'Les Miserables' Nov. 18, 19  The Abington Journal

Mamie Dempsey and Ben Kontz rehearse a death scene from 'Les Miserables: School Edition' at the Abington Heights High School. The musical will be ...



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 ...



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 senior Pat Beatty named to all-state soccer team  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Pat Beatty, who tallied eight goals and six assists during the Lackawanna League season, was selected to the Pennsylvania Soccer ...



Abington Heights boys tennis team earns 100th consecutive Lackawanna League win  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Heights boys tennis team earned its 100th consecutive Lackawanna League victory with a 5-0 triumph over Scranton ...



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.



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 ...



Lackawanna County Insurance Agent Sentenced for Fraud, Theft  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man from Lackawanna County was sentenced on Thursday after being found guilty of insurance fraud. Timothy Hewitt ...



Abington Heights junior high wrestling team wins Berwick Duals  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights junior high wrestling team remained undefeated by winning all five matches during the Berwick Duals Jan. 14. The Comets defeated ...



Abington Heights High School releases first quarter honor roll for 2016-17 school year  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights High School Principal Andrew Snyder announced the first quarter honor roll for 2016-17 school year, as follows. GRADE 9 Erin Albright ...



Abington Heights hosts Back to School Carnival  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Students, faculty and the entire Abington Heights community on Friday had the chance to “Meet the Comets” at the school district's ...



Abington Heights wrestling coach optimistic heading into the season  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights head wrestling coach Steve Peters expects the team to show improvement on the mat due to the close-knit ...



Tree lighting ceremony held in memory of late mayor Bill Thorburn  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — The second annual tree lighting ceremony took place at Clarks Green's Pocket Library Park on Nov. 18 and was called “Lighting of the ...



NOTE Fragrances sets to open pop-up shop in Clarks Summit  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights High School Class of 1996 graduate and Scranton entrepreneur Danielle Fleming, of Note Fragrances, will open up a Clarks Summit pop-up ...



Absence of math teacher topic of conversation during Abington Heights work session  The Abington Journal

CHINCHILLA — The absence of an 11th grade honors math teacher at Abington Heights High School generated a lot of conversation during a work session of ...



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 ...



School back in session at Abington Heights  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — With Labor Day in the rearview mirror, students, teachers and administrators returned to the halls of Abington Heights Middle School on…



West Scranton earns walk-off win over Abington in American Legion baseball  The Abington Journal

Abington's Vinny Vaccaro delivers a pitch during a District 11 American Legion baseball game against West Scranton June 12. - Robert Tomkavage | Abington ...



Friends of Abington Community Library Spring Book Sale set for March 30  The Abington Journal

The Friends of the Abington Community Library Spring Book Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at the Clarks Summit United ...



Heritage Baptist Church Awana program will honor police officers Oct. 24  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The parking lot at Heritage Baptist Church, 415 Venard Road, will be filled with police cars and officers will swarm the church grounds…



Abington Heights' Zach Rundell receives bike sponsorship  The Abington Journal

Zack Rundell, a 17-year-old student at Abington Heights High School, received a full sponsorship for mountain bike racing from Cannondale Bicycle ...



Students of the Month announced at Waverly Elementary School  The Abington Journal

The Waverly Elementary School Students of the Month for January are, from left, first row, Liam Kotchick, Michael Vazquez, Abigail Theony…



Abington Heights teams compete at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals  The Abington Journal

EAST LANSING, MICH. — Two teams from the Abington Heights School District competed in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University ...



Residents Vow to Fight Scranton Beltway Project  wnep.com

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- People living in the Woodcrest Estates development in South Abington Township say they will fight the Scranton Beltway ...



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.



South Abington Twp. resident participates in University of Scranton mentorship program  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — South Abington Township resident Sarah Pineiro, who will attend Abington Heights High School, was among 21 rising ninth-grade students who ...



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 Teacher Strike Ends Although No Agreement is Reached  wnep.com

CLARKS SUMMIT -- Teachers are headed back to class in a school district in Lackawanna County. The strike in the Abington Heights School District ends Friday ...



Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Abington Heights High School teacher Kerri Davis is applauded by students and faculty members after learning she was named Lackawanna County Teacher of ...



Abington Heights Middle School students, moms, donate three van-loads of food to St. Francis of Assissi Kitchen  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Eighth grade students at the Abington Heights Middle School recently gathered and delivered three vans filled with donations for the St.



Cabin Fever Frenzy being celebrated in Tunkhannock  The Abington Journal

TUNKHANNOCK — The month of February offers new shopping experiences with many businesses in the borough offering fun opportunities. This is in ...



Abington Heights Middle School announces March 2016 students of the month  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights Middle School Students of the Month for March 2016 are, from left, first row, Kendall Madera, Lilly Haggerty and Brynn Carey. Second row…



South Abington Elementary third grade students present A Living Wax Museum for teachers, parents  The Abington Journal

Sage Dickinson strikes a still pose, dressed as Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during A Living Wax Museum June 8 at the school. The entire ...



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

The memory of a Lackawanna County teenager was honored Sunday.



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 ...



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 ...



Christmas Market is Dec. 7, 8 and 9 in Scranton's historic Globe Store  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County Commissioners, the Arts & Culture Department and the Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau have ...



Man on the street: 'What is your favorite local restaurant?'  The Abington Journal

I'll go with State Street Grill.” Abby Schrader Clarks Summit “Sunrise (Café). It has a great warm feeling and everybody's lovely.” Alex Thornton Clarks Summit…



Abington Youth Basketball League crowns champions  The Abington Journal

Archangel Personal Home Care won the Abington Youth Basketball League “A” Division Championship. From left, first row, Jack Petriello, Nate Sompel…



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 ...



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