Victory Baseball makes everyone a winner

It’s summer, and that means baseball season. So buy me some peanuts and crackerjacks and meet me at the West Pittston Little League field. Last Thursday was a very exciting evening at the Little League. It was opening night for Victory Baseball, an event (read more)

Join the Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club for a free movie in the park

The Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club will sponsor a free movie in the park Friday, June 30, beginning at 8 p.m. The event will be held at Dailey Park, 926 Shoemaker Ave., in West Wyoming. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy a kid-friendly movie in t (read more)

Bethel U.M. Church helps feed those in need

One of the nicest things about living in Avoca is that we, as a community, watch out for one another. Whether it’s keeping an eye on each other’s homes, sharing tomatoes from our gardens or cutting the grass for a neighbor who is no longer able to do it, (read more)

Jenkins enters storm water management agreement

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As of June 14, at the most recent Jenkins Twp. Supervisors meeting, the township joined the intergovernmental cooperation agreement for the creation and implementation of the Wyoming Valley Regional Stormwater Management Program. The agreement is with the (read more)

Summer means it's time for picnics and parties

It’s officially wedding and graduation party season! While we’re all enjoying these times with family and friends, something inside of us wakes up. The need for picnicking and hot dogs and ice cream just builds as the temperatures rise! Sometimes, the par (read more)

Nativity of Our Lord Parish Picnic is almost here

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Mark your calendars! One of Duryea’s biggest summer picnics is coming up soon! Nativity of Our Lord Parish will have its annual picnic July 7-9 on the Sacred Heart picnic grounds, 529 Stephenson St. Friday, July 7, the picnic will begin at 6 p.m., with en (read more)

Get some chicken bites this weekend

Duryea is known for a lot of things — and having some of the best chicken bites in the area is just one of them. Stop by and feast on some this weekend at the Sons of the American Legion’s chicken bite sale. The Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 585, (read more)

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