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Back Mountain residents in the news

Two on dean’s listClara Grube, of Trucksville and Abigail Bendick, of Shavertown, have been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Back Mountain civic briefs

Share those old family recipesDALLAS — A commemorative cookbook is being planned as part of this year’s Dallas Days Bicentennial Celebrati...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins visit Lake-Noxen first grade class

Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins visit Lake-Noxen first grade class

HARVEYS LAKE — Handstands, unsolicited writing on the white board and teasing other students would easily result in a note to parents from Lehma...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Vough running for Luzerne County Council

Vough running for Luzerne County Council

Pittston resident Matthew Vough has announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Democrat.Vough, 24, graduated from the Scranton Preparator...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County suicides on the decline

Luzerne County suicides on the decline

For the first time since 2009, the number of suicides in Luzerne County has dipped below 50, new statistics show.In 2016, a total of 49 county residen...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Paige and Piper are at Blue Chip Farm awaiting their fur-ever home

Paige and Piper are at Blue Chip Farm awaiting their fur-ever home

Paige and Piper are young female Tortoise kittens. A bonded pair, these sisters are spayed, up to date on their shots and feline testing. Social and v...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Shavertown resident John Sumoski to be inducted into Pitt- Johnstown Athletic Hall of Fame in April

Shavertown resident John Sumoski to be inducted into Pitt- Johnstown Athletic Hall of Fame in April

John Sumoski has been back to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in the last half dozen years.When he returns in April, Sumoski hopes as many o...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Dallas lady cagers grab stunning 66-40 victory over Wyoming Area

Dallas lady cagers grab stunning 66-40 victory over Wyoming Area

YATESVILLE – Dallas entered the District 2 Class 4A girls basketball tournament with a .500 record as it prepared to face a field that included ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


District 2 Wrestling Seedings released

District 2 Wrestling Seedings released

YATESVILLE — All season, the two most dominant wrestlers in the Wyoming Valley Conference have been Hazleton Area’s Jimmy Hoffman and Tunk...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Maddie Kelly, Cole Spencer named first team basketball all stars

Maddie Kelley from Dallas and Cole Spencer from Lake-Lehman each received first-team divisional honors when Wyoming Valley Conference basketball coach...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Boys Basketball: Dallas outlasts Wyoming Valley West in a thriller

Boys Basketball: Dallas outlasts Wyoming Valley West in a thriller

EXETER — As frantic as the first 31½ minutes were, the final 30 seconds went by with barely a whimper.Alex Charlton hit a pair of free thro...

February 21st, 2017 |  


WVC Girls Basketball All-Stars selected

WVC Girls Basketball All-Stars selected

Wyoming Valley West senior Erin Gibbons (Division 1), Nanticoke senior Kayla Aufiero (Division 2) and Northwest sophomore Brenna Babcock (Division 3) ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Gate of Heaven Altar & Rosary Society elects officers

Gate of Heaven Altar & Rosary Society elects officers

The Altar & Rosary Society of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, installed new officers for 2017. Society members, from left, are: Marianne Cogan, cor...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Misericordia student teachers receive assignments

Misericordia student teachers receive assignments

Misericordia University teacher education majors received their student teaching assignments for the spring semester. Participants, seated from left, ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Dallas Lions Club receives contribution

Dallas Lions Club receives contribution

The Dallas Lions Club was host to Mark Mizenko, Lions district governor; and Dr. Bill McLaughlin, vice district governor; at a meeting at the Checkerb...

February 13th, 2017 |  


GFWC-West Side donates to Toys for Tots

GFWC-West Side donates to Toys for Tots

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs-West Side, a volunteer organization, gathered at the Wyoming Valley Country Club, Hanover Township, and ...

February 12th, 2017 |  


MLK Day joins faiths and religions at Misericordia

MLK Day joins faiths and religions at Misericordia

Representatives of nine different faiths and religious traditions joined at Misericordia University for the third annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Dallas Senior Center menu for week of Feb. 13

The following is the menu for the Dallas Senior Center week of Feb. 13:MONDAY: Taco salad, Chuck Wagon corn, crackers, diced peaches, milk and coffee....

February 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Dallas resident Bob Matley retires from Community Bank N.A.

Dallas resident Bob Matley retires from Community Bank N.A.

WILKES-BARRE — After a 42-year career of service to the banking industry and Community Bank N.A., Dallas resident Bob Matley has retired.Through...

January 18th, 2017 |  


YOUR SPACE: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

YOUR SPACE: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Marilyn Gregorski, of Dallas, recently spent a day in New York City and said the hustle and bustle of the crowds make the city more fun. Marilyn enjoy...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Big Bellies Deli, opening this month in Dallas, is all about convenience

Big Bellies Deli, opening this month in Dallas, is all about convenience

DALLAS — Home-cooked “grab-and-go” meals are the focus of Big Bellies Deli, which plans to open this month at 2925 Memorial Hwy.Twen...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Only Yesterday: Alicia Roncevich, Tara Puffenberger and Peter Recchia played reindeer in school play in 1996

20 years ago - 1996Alicia Roncevich, Tara Puffenberger and Peter Recchia played reindeer in the annual Christmas play presented Sunday by the gate of ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Chick-Fil-A Express opens at Misericordia University Nov. 10

Chick-Fil-A Express opens at Misericordia University Nov. 10

DALLAS TWP. — Chick-Fil-A Express will open in the Banks Student Life building at Misericordia University in Dallas Thursday, Nov. 10.“Chi...

November 9th, 2016 updated: November 9th, 2016. |  


G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

DALLAS TWP. — Namaste to the Back Mountain and surrounding communities from the area’s new business, G+ME Children’s Yoga & Bout...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


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