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The family business

You could say ice cream is in his blood. Kyle Gifford, age 23, has been in the ice cream retail business for most of his life. His parents, Mark and Ann Marie Gifford, were Carvel store owners for more than two decades, and previously owned The Ice Cream (read more)

Around Town

Church sandwich sale Blessed Sacrament Parish’s Holy Name Society, 215 Rebecca St. in Throop, will hold a sausage and peppers sandwich sale on Saturday, March 9. Sandwiches are $5, and will be available from 3-7 p.m. or until sold-out. Eat in or take out. (read more)

Community Calendar

Pierogie sale: All Saints Orthodox Church, 211 Willow Ave. in Olyphant, sells frozen pierogies Fridays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., and Sundays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Price is $6.50 per dozen. Call 570-383-0785 or 570-489-5591 for more information. Tax assistance: Genevi (read more)

School News

Dean’s list • Owen Coleman of Carbondale was named to the dean’s list at Widener University Delaware Law School for the fall semester. • Matt Tighe of Forest City was named to the dean’s list at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester. • M (read more)

Sports & Fitness

DCCC fitness At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St. • Senior Fitness: Betsy’s low-impact fitness class for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Classes are free for Dickson City residents. Non-residents may join for a $10 annual fee. • B (read more)

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Assisting a teacher

A basket raffle and spaghetti dinner was held at the Falcon’s Nest in Mayfield to benefit Michelle Morcom, longtime sixth-grade teacher at Lakeland’s Mayfield Elementary School, who is battling cancer. Lakeland High School held a dress-down fundraiser for (read more)

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Local youths attend 4-H conference

Nearly 600 young people descended on State Colleg during the first weekend of February for the Pennsylvania 4-H State Leadership Conference and Junior Leadership Conference. The weekend afforded the students an opportunity to come together for leadership (read more)

Sports & Fitness

DCCC fitness At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St. • Senior Fitness: Betsy’s low-impact fitness class for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Classes are free for Dickson City residents. Non-residents may join for a $10 annual fee. • B (read more)

Sports & Fitness

DCCC fitness At the Dickson City Civic Center, 935 Albert St. • Senior Fitness: Betsy’s low-impact fitness class for seniors on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m. Classes are free for Dickson City residents. Non-residents may join for a $10 annual fee. • B (read more)

Around Town

Church sandwich sale Blessed Sacrament Parish’s Holy Name Society, 215 Rebecca St. in Throop, will hold a sausage and peppers sandwich sale on Saturday, March 9. Sandwiches are $5, and will be available from 3-7 p.m. or until sold-out. Eat in or take out. (read more)


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