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Help for a friend

CARBONDALE — A fundraiser dinner will be held for local community activist and volunteer firefighter Matt Burnett on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 1-6 p.m. at the Trinity Club, 83 S. Main St. Burnett, who lives with the hereditary disease Huntington’s Chorea, is (read more)

Community calendar

NOV. 16Holiday vendor craft fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Carbondale PROSPER team is hosting a holiday vendor craft fair. Vendor space is available at $30 for a single space. Vendors must provide a door prize. Vendors keep all profits from their booths. Pro (read more)

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Remembering Carbondale

“EXTRA ... EXTRA ... Read all about it!” There was a time when newspapers published extra editions when news of major importance broke during the hours their plants were “dark.” They called in editors and reporters, printers and pressmen and the distribut (read more)

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Christmas ball slated for Dec. 6

The Pioneer City Christmas Ball is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Hotel Anthracite, 25 S. Main St., Carbondale. The event was initiated 17 years ago with the intention to raise money for the civic-minded organizations in the greater Carbond (read more)

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Christmas on the Square planned

The Olyphant Lions Club and Olyphant Borough officials will sponsor Christmas on the Square, planned for Dec. 7 at the train station on the square in Olyphant. Refreshments will be served from noon until Santa’s visit at 1 p.m. at the Excelsior Hose Compa (read more)

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National Teen Driver Week

The Lackawanna County Commissioners proclaimed Oct. 20-26 National Teen Driver Week, calling attention to the fact that distracted driving causes accidents and fatalities. In 2018, Lackawanna County had 287 teen driver accidents, one of which resulted in (read more)

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Top finisher in a recent race

The Ronald McDonald Race was held on Sept. 29 at Nay Aug Park. Vincent O’Malley finished 15th overall and third in the 14-and-under age group. He is a sixth-grade student at Valley View Middle School and has been running in local races for the past five y (read more)

Read The Valley Advantage

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