Protecting West Pittston from floods

I love this town. I know all of its streets and alleys. They know me. It’s the only home I’ve ever known. When you love something so dearly you naturally at some point begin to worry. Not often. But sometimes I’ll be walking around town and look at the ri (read more)

Jenkins/Pittston Twp. News: Concert to mark Diocese's 150th anniversary

St. John the Evangelist Church on William Street in Pittston is hosting an Easter concert. Scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, the concert will feature the combined choirs of St John the Evangelist and St. Joseph Marello Parish, along with other instru (read more)

Time again to garden

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If you’re reading this paper on Saturday, April 14, I have some good news for you—it’s National Gardening Day! The weather today is supposed to be beautiful so why not take advantage of it and get everything in order for your garden? Gardening is, in my o (read more)

Duryea News: Bring back the 80s at the VFW

Dig out your leg warmers, jean jackets, Swatch watches, Air Jordans and off-the-shoulder sweatshirts because the Duryea Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1227 is bringing back the 80s for one night only! Join in the fun at an 1980s theme party from 7 to 11 p. (read more)

Crime watch to meet

The April meeting of the Dupont Neighborhood Crime Watch will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Dupont Borough Building.  Following a brief business meeting, the group will be touring the Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance Medic 29 Headquarters (read more)

Exeter/Wyoming/ West Wyoming News: Cleaning up for Earth Day

Exeter Earth Day will be Sunday, April 22. Members of Exeter Proud and the Wyoming Area Kiwanis Family are joining forces in an organized cleanup of designated areas throughout the borough. The areas will include Wyoming Avenue, Packer Avenue, and Slocum (read more)

Avoca News: A ray of positivity in the darkness of cyberspace

Recently as I was reading some of the interesting Facebook pages of the community groups in our town, I discovered a beautiful statement on the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church page. The statement, which shares a point of philosophy from the congregation ex (read more)

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