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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 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 ...



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: ...



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.



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 High School Dance Team pumps up football team, community  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights Dance Team, coaches by Laura Sampogne, performs at all football games, pep rallies, parades and community *service* events.



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.



Jeff Barlow, Connor Napierala named Drum Majors at Abington Heights  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights Marching Band has announced Jeff Barlow and Connor Napierala as its Drum Majors for 2018/2019Barlow is a senior at Abington Heights ...



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…



Nina Sampogne named Miss Comet for 2018/2019 at Abington Heights  The Abington Journal

Nina Sampogne has been named Miss Comet for the 2018/2019 season. She will be the first Featured Performer to dance, twirl baton and play an instrument ...



‘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 ...



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.



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 Class of '68 plans 50th reunion weekend, classmates sought  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — The first class to graduate from the Abington Heights Senior High School building on Noble Road will return this summer to celebrate…



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 boys basketball team recognized during Night of Champions  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights boys basketball players and cheerleaders line the court during a Night of Champions April 4. - Elizabeth Baumeister | Abington Journal.



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&#



Abington Heights joins local school districts in Level Up Lackawanna pact  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Lackawanna College announced its Level Up Lackawanna partnership with the Abington Heights, Mid Valley, Riverside and Wyoming Area ...



Unintended novelist makes literary noise in Abingtons  The Abington Journal

Masen Lounsbery, 17, daughter of the author and a senior at Abington Heights High School, offers a few sentimental and congratulatory words in honor of her ...



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 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 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 ...



Abington Heights High School students perform in anti bullying talent show  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Parents Loving Children Though Autism Foundation held its Sixth Annual Anti Bullying Talent Show Thursday, Nov. 9 at the Radisson ...



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' 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.



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 ...



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 seniors, enjoy summer study trip in Russia  The Abington Journal

Six Abington High School students – four recent graduates and two seniors – traveled to Saint Petersburg, Russia this past summer to study the…



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…



Inclement weather doesn't deter Waverly Waddle participants  The Abington Journal

WAVERLY — Rain didn't deter people from running or walking on the puddly pavement outside the Waverly Comm on May 12. They were participating in the…



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 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…



Waverly Comm event supports United Neighborhood Center  The Abington Journal

WAVERLY — The Comm hosted yet another Valentine's Day party inside the gymnasium on Feb. 10. Like most children's events at the Comm…



Abington Heights High School Class of 1965 reunites with a tour of former school  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT – On Sept. 12, over 50 Abington Heights High School (AHHS) alumni of the graduating class of 1965 gathered at their former high school ...



Clarks Summit Borough Council members approve hike for parking fines  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the borough council voted to approve a revised parking ordinance during a regular meeting July 11, inreasing fines for ...



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 High School holds 50th anniversary celebration  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Fred Kirijan, the first Abington Heights High School Class President, challenged current students to find their passion in life…



Friday Morning Group of Our Lady of Snows holds summer luncheon  The Abington Journal

Recently the Friday Morning Group from Our Lady of Snows held its summer luncheon at the Ramada, Clarks Summit. From left, seated, are Sally Ware…



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 ...



Clarks Summit Borough Council approves police chaplain on yearly basis  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of Clarks Summit Borough Council, on the recommendation of police chief Chris Yarns and mayor Herman Johnson…



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 ...



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.



Abington Heights' Meghan McGinley signs to play softball at Mansfield  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Meghan McGinley signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for Mansfield University. From left, first row…



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.



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 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'.



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 students participate in computer programming contest  The Abington Journal

For Abington Journal Representing Abington Heights High School in a recent computer programming contest, from left, Dante Paniccia and Phillip Misterman.



Abington Heights Civic League makes donations  The Abington Journal

The Abington Heights Civic League held its first-ever wine festival at South Abington Park in May to raise funds so that it may offer monetary donations to many…



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 ...



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 ...



Nowak and Pizzano finish second at D2 Singles Tournament  Citizens Voice

CLARKS SUMMIT — Wyoming Area's Brianna Pizzano and Hazleton Area's Lily Nowak reached their respective final, but both finished second against a pair of ...



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.



Abington Heights School Board approves transportation contact, signage agreement  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Members of the Abington Heights School Board voted 8-0 to finalized approval of the transportation contracts for the 2016-17 school ...



Abington Heights High School 50th anniversary celebration planning committee seeks memories, photos, memorabilia  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The planning committee for the Abington Heights High School's 50th anniversary celebration is comprised of a small but diverse…



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 ...



Seventh heaven: Abington Heights girls tennis team claims District 2 title  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights defeated Wallenpaupack, 3-2, to win the District 2 Class 3A team tennis championship Oct. 20. From left, first row, Clare DellaValle, co-captain ...



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

Children and their parents at the Chinese New Year festival are, from left, Jiaming Wang, 5; Scranton Chinese New Year teacher Yu Wang holding May Wang, 2; ...



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 ...



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…



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 ...



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…



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 ...



Committee plans Abington Heights High School combined reunion for classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971  The Abington Journal

Committee members meet to finalize plans for the upcoming combined reunion of the Abington Heights High School Classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971. From left ...



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 ...



James Riggi and Melanie Nasser - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Find weddings, engagements & anniversary announcements including groom & bride, wedding receptions, vows, photos, flowers, love and marriage.



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…



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 ...



Camaraderie, commitment define this year's Abington Heights High School Comets marching band  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Abington Heights High School seniors Abby Schmidt and Lauren Olevnik have been friends since elementary school, when they ...



Telespond Senior Services receives $5000 from Scranton Area Foundation  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Seniors in Northeastern Pennsylvania can learn more about services available to them, thanks to a donation from the Scranton Area ...



Abington Heights earns split with Wallenpaupack in Division 2 baseball contests  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights' Evan Dempsey winds up to throw a pitch during a Lackawanna League Division 2 baseball game against Wallenpaupack May 11. - Robert ...



Students write, direct, act in Abington Heights Drama Society's 2017 New Playwrights' Festival  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Words.On paper, they are just that. But on stage, they come to life.Or at least that's what a dozen Abington Heights High School…



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 community teams up against cancer in 2017 Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society  The Abington Journal

S. ABINGTON TWP. — Tents dotted the field inside the track at Abington Heights High School on Saturday, May 20, as students and community members ...



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”.



Daina Griffiths and Timothy Cali - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

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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 grad Claire Traweek conducts internship in Russia  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Travelling alone to a foreign country to work in a science lab may not be how most college students would like to spend their summer…



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 High School to present 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: The Musical' March 4, 5  The Abington Journal

Emily Fazio, as Lucy, and Jake Epstein, as Schroeder, rehearse a scene from Abington Heights High School's production of 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: ...



Scranton Tomorrow planning window decorating showcase, Holiday Hunt  The Abington Journal

SCRANTON — Scranton Tomorrow invites people of all ages to enjoy an annual holiday tradition. The Holiday Window Decorating Showcase will run from ...



Ashley Brynmore Stampien and Daniel Robert Ruane - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Ashley Brynmore Stampien, Clarks Summit, to Daniel Robert Ruane, Blakely.



The Devine School of Dance to present recital 'Once Upon a Time' May 21, 22 at Abington Heights High School  The Abington Journal

WAVERLY TWP. — The Devine School of Dance will hold its 40th annual spring recital, “Once Upon a Time,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21 and 2 p.



Abington Heights freshman Zack Rundell wins state mountain bike title  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights freshman Zack Rundell won the varsity state title in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Cycling League mountain bike race series held this fall.



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' Cassie Ksiazek signs to play basketball at East Stroudsburg  The Abington Journal

Abington Heights senior Cassie Ksiazek signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for East Stroudsburg University. From left, first row…



'Soaring to New Heights with God' is theme of Clarks Green UMC Vacation Bible School  The Abington Journal

CLARKS GREEN — A hot air balloon display in the sanctuary. Kids decorating drawings of hot air balloons and learning scientific facts about balloons.



Campers win awards at Deanna Klingman's Offensive Skills Clinic  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — Abington Heights High School girls basketball varsity head coach Deanna Klingman held an Offensive Skills Clinic June 26-30 at the ...



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

The memory of a Lackawanna County teenager was honored Sunday.



Christy Mathewson Little League hosting state softball tournament  The Abington Journal

FLEETVILLE — Christy Mathewson Little League is hosting the PA State 8-9-10 Girls Softball State Tournament July 17-23.All games and activities will take…



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 ...



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 ...



Melissa Malski and Michael Edwards - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Melissa Malski, Sparks, Maryland, formerly of Clarks Summit, to Michael Edwards, Sparks, ...



Abington Heights seventh grade students attend The Mayor's Second Annual Brunch with the Rotary Club of the Abingtons  The Abington Journal

Rae Rudzinski's seventh grade English students from Abington Heights High School visit with Rotary Club of the Abingtons members at The Mayor's Second ...



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 ...



STILL JUST ADAM: Fame, success hasn't changed Rippon  Citizens Voice

She had some down time, a lull in a typical night at the drug store where she works for money for college. She picked up the latest edition of People magazine ...



Community organizations receive donations during South Abington Twp. McDonald's franchise grand opening  The Abington Journal

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Three area non-profit organizations were presented with checks to enhance their offerings during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for ...



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 ...



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 ...



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