NEWS


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Jasmine is looking for a fur-ever home

Jasmine is looking for a fur-ever home

Jasmine is a 2-year-old young cat who is spayed, up to date on her shots and feline testing. She is friendly and playful plus she gets along with huma...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Misericordia University student teachers get assignments

Misericordia University student teachers get assignments

Misericordia University teacher education majors received their student teaching assignments for the spring semester during the Student Teaching Semin...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Wyoming Seminary Upper and Lower Schools set visitation day for Feb. 20

Wyoming Seminary Upper School in Kingston and Lower School in Forty Fort are offering area elementary, middle and high school students and their famil...

January 17th, 2017 |  


New books added to shelves at Back Mountain Memorial Library

The following new books have been added to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas, for the month of January 201...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Lake-Noxen sixth-grader Bo Voelker raises awareness of Crohn’s disease

Lake-Noxen sixth-grader Bo Voelker raises awareness of Crohn’s disease

Sixth-grader Bo Voelker approached his teacher with an interesting question.Could Lake-Noxen Elementary have a special dress down day where everyone w...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Fundraiser benefits Misericordia University Dinners for Kids program

Fundraiser benefits Misericordia University Dinners for Kids program

The Dinners for Kids Program at Misericordia University that provides hot, nutritious meals to children in need in the Dallas School District is holdi...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball held a Skill Competition Jan. 7 at Wycallis Elementary School. Third and fourth-grade winners are, from left, first row, Lily ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — For the better part of an hour, Meyers’ Colin Pasone and Hazleton Area’s Chris Lasecki paced back and forth on opposit...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — After a promising freshman season when he won a match at the Class 3A Northeast Regional Tournament, Coughlin’s Jake Cole mi...

January 6th, 2017 |  


WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

One of the biggest weekends of the Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling season is here. The conference tournament kicks off Friday and Saturday at Lake...

January 6th, 2017 |  


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Alec Sampson, Steven Newell, Justin Hutchins and Xavier Barber posted first-period pins at four consecutive weight classes Tuesday to lead Dallas to a...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

NANTICOKE — One look at the fierce-looking hawk wearing an oversized Roman helmet emblazoned on the swimmers’ caps and it was official.Com...

January 4th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Dallas Lions rang the bells
Misericordia University in Dallas hosts week-long celebration of MLK

Misericordia University in Dallas hosts week-long celebration of MLK

DALLAS — At Misericordia University, Martin Luther King Day lasts all week.Starting Jan. 16, the university will celebrate the African American ...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Bilingual session at LCCC

A bilingual representative from the Luzerne County Community College admissions office will hold an admissions information session 1 - 3 p.m. Jan. 18 ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daughter of ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Painting fundraiser benefits “Dinners for Kids”

DALLAS — A fundraiser for Dinners for Kids is planned for 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 25 at Bountiful Gifts: Friends Around the Easel, Dallas.This organizat...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Confirmands joined the membership of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Dallas, under the leadership and guidance of Rev. Jennifer Baer. Confirmands, from l...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Presbyterian Women share some warmth this winter

Presbyterian Women share some warmth this winter

The Trinity Presbyterian Church Prayer Shawl Group, in Dallas, along with St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church and friends of Trinity, made and ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

The Back Mountain Chamber (BMC) held its Fourth Annual BMC Economic Summit Breakfast in October. It featured a speaker from the Federal Reserve Bank o...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, to open in Dallas Twp.

DALLAS — G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, will open in November at the Twin Stacks Center in Dallas. The studio and boutique...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

LEHMAN TWP. — The nation, state and region have economic growth, according to Elif Sen, a senior economic analyst in the Research Department at ...

October 21st, 2016 updated: October 21st, 2016. |  


Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

DALLAS TWP. — Concepts of pilates, yoga and ballet are blended to create a low-impact workout at The Zen Barre Studio.The Zen Barre Studio (pron...

October 19th, 2016 |  


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