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Snowflake Gala in the local forecast

The Eynon-Archbald Lions Club will host the Ninth Annual Snowflake Gala at Fioreli’s in Peckville on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 6-11 p.m. The proceeds will benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind, a nonprofit organization that trains service dogs to assist the visu (read more)

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School briefs

Alvernia University ■ James Cerminaro of Archbald competed as a member of the Golden Wolves football team during the 2019 season while studying management at Alvernia University. Cerminaro is a graduate of Valley View High School. ■ Marissa Bennici of Oly (read more)

Community calendar

Events JAN. 17Blood drive: The American Red Cross will host a blood drive, Friday, Jan. 17 from 1-6 p.m. at Greenfield Fire Hall, 424 Route 106. Donors can make an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-8 (read more)

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Freshman teams match up

PHOTOS COURTESY OF BOB KOLVECK The Mid Valley freshman boys basketball team played at Riverside on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (read more)

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Peckville resident re-elected as Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors chair

The University of Scranton accounting professor Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., was recently re-elected to serve as chair of the Allied Services Foundation Board of Directors. Allied Services is a leading provider of post-acute health care and human services fo (read more)

Recycling process change

Waste Management’s residential and commercial single-stream recycling customers in Lackawanna County are not affected by new procedures at the county recycling center. The Lackawanna County Recycling Center’s ban on co-mingled cardboard and paper products (read more)

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Knit, crochet group remembers friend

Each year the VNA Knit/Crochet Group remembers one of its deceased members, Mary Ann Milo, by making throws for Davita Dialysis. Milo asked the group to make warm covers for fellow patients undergoing dialysis at the Childs location. The group agreed to t (read more)


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