Duryea at Dusk raises more than $12,500 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute

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The Duryea at Dusk committee raised $12,511 for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at the first Duryea at Dusk 5K and Festival held in early June at the Duryea Community Park. The event featured a 5K run, a one mile fun walk and a festival that inclu (read more)

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Picnic

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Dupont, held its annual picnic Aug. 3-5. The picnic featured music, games, raffles and homemade food. (read more)

Avoca/Dupont/Duryea National Night Out

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The Avoca, Dupont and Duryea Crime Watch groups celebrated National Night Out on Saturday, Aug. 5. The free event, held at Healey Playground in Duryea, featured safety demonstrations, food, bounce house and tours of emergency vehicles. DAVE SCHERBENCO / S (read more)

Christopher Columbus returns to Pittston

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PITTSTON — The city’s iconic marble statue of Christopher Columbus — damaged by an out-of-control car in December — has returned and is looking better than ever. After a months-long restoration effort, the statue is back standing proud at the intersection (read more)

Pittston Area schedules kindergarten orientation

Arthur Savokinas and Dr. Coreen Milazzo, principals of the Martin F. Quinn Pittston Area Primary Center, announce kindergarten orientation will be the first day of school, Monday Aug. 28. At this time, parents will learn about the curriculum, meet their c (read more)


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