Mark you calendars for February 5, 2014. Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, Dec. 9,
This Monday-December 9th
Thingbig Pediatric Cancer Fund selected as Jeff Gordon Children’s foundation grant recipient
"Because A Cure Isn't Going To Rain From The Sky"
Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at Faith United Church of Christ, 21 Faith Drive in Hazleton
My Favorite Toy Exhibit and more!
PennDOT Marks Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, Provides Information on Available Services
The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Thursday, December 6, at 6 PM at the flag plaza on North Washington Avenue.
Organizers announce events for annual holiday tradition in Pottsville
The concert is a benefit for the Tamaqua Community Arts Center and the Tamaqua Blue Raider Foundation
Sponsoring a maple tree makes a great birthday or Christmas gift.
Pocono Mountain West High School 11th annual Pancake Breakfast will be held December 7
Attendees are asked to bring a canned food item, which will be donated to the Union County Children and Youth Services and distributed to local families in need during the holiday season.
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Breakfast with St. Nick and Friends on Dec. 14
Exhibition Opening and Artist’s Reception will be held on Saturday, December 7th, from 6 – 10 pm
Lackawanna County’s “Holiday On The Square” Set For December 6 & 7
World AIDS Day Educational Fundraiser at Wilkes University on Sunday Dec. 1st
The supplies will be redistributed to medical clinics and hospitals all around the world wherever there is a need
Rivers nominated are: Schuylkill in eastern Pennsylvania; Kiskiminetas-Conemaugh rivers in the southwest; Ohio in the west; Brodhead Creek Watershed in the northeast; and West Branch of the Susquehanna in the north central section of the state.
This week on campus
We say good bye to November and Hello to December this weekend.
The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present its 2ndAnnual Buy Local Holiday Marketplace on Sunday December 1st, from 11:00am – 4:00pm
Enjoy the Sounds of the Season
Over Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, November 29, and Saturday, November 30, any child 12 and under who brings an unwrapped toy valued at $5 or more will receive a free trolley ride. All of the toys will be donated to "Toys For Tots."
On Friday, December 6, Valley Middle School will host its 14th annual Hoops For Heart event to raise money for the American Heart Association, which funds lifesaving heart and stroke research and community and educational programs for our youth.
Johnson College does one drafting project each school year for a community organization
The Greater Shenandoah Area Chamber of Commerce is again sponsoring the Light Up the Park initiative
Fifty teams of first-year engineering students will share inquiry-based educational devices designed and constructed to interactively teach engineering and science concepts – such as motion, force, magnetism, and mechanical advantage – to students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
If you missed the Open House you can hear the Skyliners on Saturday!
The Cooperage Farmers’ Market in Honesdale is one of the area’s first indoor, winter farmers’ markets
The concert presents music from Prince of Peace, Biddle’s collection of Christmas songs that joyfully celebrate the birth of Christ.
Toys for Tots
A run, walk and fundraiser will be held for Kristin Hoovler of Mountain Top
The contribution represents a grant from the PPL Blue Ribbon Marketing Partnerships Program in support of Penn’s Northeast’s Fall Festival
Generally referred to as a “CCAMPIS” grant, which stands for “Child Care Access Means Parents in School,” the funding comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education and is awarded to help to make high-quality child care available to parents who are college students
Misericordia University presents Trustee Associates Award to Tambur family and Family Found
BU’s Celebrity Artist Series kicks off the holiday season with a jazz performance,
Hunger Awareness Week, Nov.17-24.
Plenty to see and do! Enjoy
“A Tuna Christmas” will open in the Courtyard Theater on Friday, November 29th
The Cooperage Project is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to build community through performance, learning, and good times & good works.
The concert will be held Friday, November 23 at 7:30 pm at Hazleton Area High School
First National Bank makes donation to Misericordia University Speech-Language Pathology Department through Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program
. The music in the concert will consist of holiday favorites, and inspiring organ works
10 Teacher Mini-Grants Selected to Fund Classroom Innovation
Hosted by the Berwick Area United Way, this roundtable will feature speakers from many different organizations in our community that are either launching something new, provide a new service, or are working daily to make Berwick a great town.
Funds will be used for LAPTOTTS Program
Concert will be held December 8th at 7 pm
Alyssa Thomas wrote "The Book of Broadway" for her senior project. The Musical will be performed November 15th at Hanover Area Junior/Senior High School.
Lackawanna County Commissioners honor Family to Family program
Dancers invited to perform one last dance for the cameras Friday morning at the Pine Barn Inn
Rachel’s Challenge Followup Meeting November 21
The game will benefit those in need.
Health Fair Slated for November 20 at Northern Wayne Family Health Center
The Delaware Valley School District will benefit from a state grant initiative
Lis’ appearance comes after a very successful tour as the support act for Fifth Harmony on their recent fall tour.
The latest musical notes from the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra.
he Pablo Ziegler Classical Tango Quartet will perform in concert Friday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University.
Auditions for RENT announced!!! Auditions for RENT announced!!!
RailRiders Searching for Military Members and Families to Honor
Top Entries to be entered in National Competition
92.5 XTU’s morning team, The Doc & Andie Show, have been named Major Market “Personalities of the Year” by the Country Music Association.
This distinguished honor represents a commitment by the entire team to provide the highest level of quality breast health care to patients in their community.
The Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club, Inc. awarded $1,000 to freshman Automotive Technology student Janielle Soto from Scranton
The band is expected to debut at the Colonels’ first home football game in fall 2014.
In continuing the push to reach its $3.5 million goal, the WASD Education Foundation launched the “Return to Glory Change Challenge” this week in each of the district’s eight schools.
Johnson College Homecoming
Enjoy the weekend!
Poets Yona Harvey and Dawn Lonsinger will give a reading of their works Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in the Stadler Center for Poetry in Bucknell Hall at Bucknell University.
Acclaimed mandolinist and clarinetist performs with trio at Campus Theatre
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Johnson College hosted “Bryan Anderson Day” on October 16th.
Chamber Hosting Seminar on How Poor Manners Can Impact Your Bottom Line
The Osterhout Free Library will host a Shirley Temple Film Fest on Saturday, November, 9 from 12:30pm to 4:00pm.
Lung Association’s Better Breathers Club to Meet at John Heinz Rehab Wilkes Barre December 3
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Every year, as the leaves begin to fall, the Uptown Music Collective begins to gear up for its annual fundraising campaign.
“Thanksgiving Health Fair For Our Community
November Jessup Art Loop will be held November 9th
Chamber of Commerce announces Small Business of the Year and Distinguished Citizen Award recipients to be presented at annual meeting on November 12, 2013
The theatre located in Duryea is getting ready for its 2014 Season.
Kerby Confer first discovered his love of broadcasting as a 15-year-old listening to his transistor radio late into the night
The 2nd Annual Celebration for Champ fundraiser will be held at R&D Memories Banquet Hall on Fellows Avenue in Hanover Township from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9th.
Artwork of an icon will be shown in an exclusive exhibit at The Gallery at Penn College.
The Wayne Memorial Hospice Department will be hosting fall training at the hospital for anyone interested in being a volunteer. The dates are November 9th, 16th and 19th. Participants must attend all three classes as well as a hospital General Orientation session.
There is always something happening in Downtown Wilkes-Barre
The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Scranton based One Point, Inc (the people who created Scranton and Wilkes-Barre-opoly) to bring the game here
Misericordia University nursing pass rates exceed state and national averages