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When your budget is tight and you have a project to complete, an extra five grand can get you over the finish line. That’s the idea behind the Lackawanna County Commissioners’ Community Re-Invest program (CRP). Incomplete projects focusing on issues such (read more)

Around Town

‘Blue’ Christmas Service In recent years many churches have become sensitive to the needs of people who are “blue” during the holiday season. On Friday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. at First United Presbyterian Church of Lackawanna Valley, 1557 Main St. in Peckvill (read more)

Community Calendar

Christmas Tree Sale: Excelsior Hose Co. No. 1 in Olyphant will sell Christmas trees; all trees were freshly cut by the members, trees range from 6-9 feet. Cost for all trees are $35, trees are for sale every evening or you may call 570-307-5085 for specia (read more)

Sports & Fitness

YMCA Fitness At the Greater Carbondale YMCA, 82 N. Main St., Carbondale: Lifeguard Certification The Greater Carbondale YMCA is holding a week-long lifeguard certification course starting on Monday, Dec. 17, 4:30-8:30 p.m. With the shortage of summertime (read more)

Area Church Services

All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturday 4 p.m. Divine Liturgy Sunday 9:30 a.m. Parish rectory 570-489-0942. Church Hall 570-489-5591. Leave message at either number as there is currently no assigned pastor. Blakely baptist, (read more)

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HONORING VETERANS IN CARBONDALE

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) from Monsignor William Farrell, Division 2, Lackawanna County, held a dinner to honor area veterans at the Trinity Club in Carbondale. The verterans were awarded a lapel pin that reads “Honoring Our Heroes.” The maste (read more)

SCHOOL NEWS

University Scholar Holly Young of Olyphant is among the 265 students recently honored as university scholars at Susquehanna University. To be named a university scholar, students must have earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75 in full-time study (read more)

Sports & Fitness

YMCA Fitness At the Greater Carbondale YMCA, 82 N. Main St., Carbondale: Lifeguard Certification The Greater Carbondale YMCA is holding a week-long lifeguard certification course starting on Monday, Dec. 17, 4:30-8:30 p.m. With the shortage of summertime (read more)

Around Town

‘Blue’ Christmas Service In recent years many churches have become sensitive to the needs of people who are “blue” during the holiday season. On Friday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m. at First United Presbyterian Church of Lackawanna Valley, 1557 Main St. in Peckvill (read more)


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