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Comedy event benefits Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

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The Griffin Pond Animal Shelter announced a comedy show to benefit the shelter will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Ramada Clarks Summit. Doors open at 7 p.m.Featured comedians will include Jason Pollock, Johnny V and C.J. Hood. Tickets are $15 and will be sold at the door between 7 and 8 p.m.For more information about this event, contact Jess Farrell at 570-507-1643.

 

Keystone College Open House set for Oct. 4

Keystone College will host an Open House on Saturday, Oct. 4 at its La Plume campus. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in the Theatre in Brooks and the Open House program will start at 9:30 a.m.Prospective students and their families will have the opportunity to meet with faculty members and tour the campus. Information on admissions, academic programs, financial aid, scholarships, student life, athletics, and the honors program will be provided. To register or for more information...

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Trail grad completes Leader Development and Assessment Course

Joel C. Mclaughlin, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Millersville University, has graduated from the Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Ky.The 29 days of training provide professional training and evaluation for all cadets in the aspects of military life, administration and logistical support. Although continued military training and leadership development is included in the curriculum, the primary focus of the course is to develop and eva...

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Tunkhannock HarvestFest set for Oct. 12 at Shadowbrook

Tunkhannock’s annual HarvestFest celebration, to benefit The Kevin Kitchnefsky Foundation for Spinal Cord Research, will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12 at Shadowbrook Inn & Resort. Donations of $5 per child will support research toward a cure for paralysis. The first 100 paid admissions will receive a free McDonald’s Happy Meal.Activities will include pumpkin decorating, face painting, a bouncy house, pony rides and more. Refreshments, including Krisp...

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Time and date changed for Abington Heights football game at Wallenpaupack

The Abington Heights at Wallenpaupack high school football game, originally scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday night, will be played at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

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Dallas shuts out Abington Heights in field hockey

Dallas defeated Abington Heights, 5-0, in a Wyoming Valley Conference field hockey match on Monday. Callie Amadio scored two goals for Dallas and Abby Downs, Kerri McGee and Sara Lojewski each added a goal for the Lady Mountaineers.Melanie Fricchione made five saves for Abington Heights.The Lady Comets return to action today for a 4:15 p.m. game at Holy Redeemer.

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Allied Services to host free rehab technology screenings

Allied Services Integrated Health System will host a series of rehab technology screenings. The free screenings, taking place in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, will allow children and adults who have experienced stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy or spinal cord injury to explore whether new rehab technology can aid in their recovery or daily life.The screenings will be administered by Bioness, a company that utilizes functional electronic stimulation to ...

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Adcroft is member of Mansfield sprint football team

Lackawanna Trail graduate Jake Adcroft will be a freshman member of the Mansfield University sprint football team for the upcoming 2014 season.The Mountaineers opened the season by hosting the University of Pennsylvania under the lights at Karl Van Norman Field on Sept. 20 as part of the Light Up Mansfield Again 2014 festivities. Mansfield hosted its third home football game under the lights after inventing night football in 1892.Last year, Mansfield hosted its first nig...

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Alley Cats bowling scores

Alley Cats bowling scores from Sept. 16 are as follows:Team standings: Panthers-10, Bobcats-8, Tigers-8, Siamese-7, Wildcats-6, Manx-5, Lynx-3, Ghost-1High individual game: Donna Kay O’Hara-168, Carole Hamersly-165, Josephine Petry-159High individual series: Carole Hamersly-480, Bette Connell-456, Donna Kay O’Hara-445High team game: Wildcats-719, Panthers-675, Manx-662High team series: Wildcats-2109, Panthers-1955, Manx-1899...

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U of S names Klingman interim head coach

Former Lady Royal All-American Deanna Klingman has been named interim head coach of the women’s basketball program at The University of Scranton. The announcement was made by toby Lovecchio, director of athletics.

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Wyoming Seminary Scholarship Exam set for Nov. 8

Current fourth- through seventh-graders not currently enrolled at Wyoming Seminary Lower School are invited to register for the Scholarship Exam, to be held at 8:30 a.m. on Nov. 8 at the school’s Forty Fort campus.One full-tuition and two half-tuition merit-based scholarships will be awarded to students who display outstanding performance on the exam.Lower School scholarship recipients who maintain at least a “B” average and who remain in good standing ...

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Registration set for Summit Wrestling Club

Summit Wrestling Club will hold registration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the Abington Heights High School lobby. Open registration will run through the start of practice in November. Summit Wrestling is a youth wrestling program for children ages 5 through grade 6.

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Scranton restaurant to host fundraiser for fallen state trooper

James T. Graham, president of Graham Public Relations (GPR), has announced that a public fundraiser for the Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II Memorial Fund will be held from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at The Vault Tap and Kitchen, 301 N. Main Ave., Scranton.A $10 donation at the door will include a free pizza and wing bar, plus $1 from every drink sold on that day will be contributed to the fund.Patrons will be able to buy ‘PSP Strong’ T-shirts at the even...

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Lackawanna County Health fair set for Friday

Now is the time, especially if you are 65 or older, to get vaccinated to combat the flu.Lackawanna County is making it easy for area residents to do so. The county’s Community Relations, Community Outreach and Communications Departments and its Area Agency on Aging will conduct a Senior Health Fair and provide free flu shots in conjunction with Visiting Nurse Association of Lackawanna County.This event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26 in The C...

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Giants’ runners shine at Long Short Invitational

The Keystone College’s men’s and women’s cross country teams enjoyed strong showings on Saturday at the Long Short Invitational hosted by Dickinson College at Big Spring High School. The Giants’ men’s squad placed 20th out of 36 teams in the 8K race while the women’s team finished 30th out of 40 teams in the 4K race.Lackawanna Trail graduate Justin Clarke led the men’s team by finishing 20th out of 233 runners with a time of 26:47.07, which...

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Keystone women’s soccer team opens CSAC slate with 3-1 win

Summit Christian Academy graduate Olivia Kashuba scored a pair of second half goals and Jem Crockford added a goal and an assist to lead Keystone College to a 3-1 victory over Notre Dame of Maryland University in the Colonial States Athletic Conference women’s soccer opener for both teams Saturday afternoon. The win snaps a three-game losing skid for the Giants, who improve to 2-4 overall and 1-0 in conference play.Crockford opened the scoring in the 24th minute as the junior...

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Keystone College volleyball wins quad match

Keystone College’s volleyball team went 2-1 on Saturday to finish with an overall record of 4-1 to win a quad match at Keystone. The Giants (7-6, 1-0 CSAC) opened the day with a three-set win in their Colonial States Athletic Conference opener over Rosemont College and rebounded from a four-set loss to Wilkes University by sweeping Medgar Evers College to close out the tournament.Hannah Zuchowski was named the Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Amelia...

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Reports: Police have trooper shooting suspect cornered

Law enforcement apparently had state trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein trapped inside a house in Monroe County not far from his parents’ home Friday night.Police surrounded a home where they believed Frein was hiding, a local government official told CNN.The national Cable News Network, followed by other media outlets on-scene, reported the development shortly after 9:30 p.m.The home, which was broken into, is not far from Frein’s family ...

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