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  • What's Happening
  • Eagle Watch training day
  • Fire company donation
  • New exercise stations
  • ‘Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’ Class Begins
  • Learning about sports management
  • Gotta dance


The Poconos in the news

Seventeen men to become deacons on Saturday

SCRANTON — Seventeen men will be ordained as deacons on Saturday. During the 10 a.m. Mass at Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will ordain the following men: Thomas V. Amoroso, Tobyhanna; Alan S. Baranski, Tobyhanna; William F. Behm, Mount

Bishop to ordain 17 permanent deacons

Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will preside as ordaining prelate and principal celebrant Saturday for the ordination of 17 men to the Permanent Diaconate for service as permanent deacons in the Diocese of Scranton. The newly ordained deacons will join the ranks

KELLY: Magic of downtown endures

There was a time when going to downtown Scranton was magical, no matter your age, economic status or religion. This was never more true than during the holidays. We have the pictures to prove it.

Police, Nov. 25

Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Anyone with information can call 570-459-4940 or 911. ■ Tuesday, just before lunchtime, police investigated an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Hazleton Shopping Center on B

Thankful for tourism

With the holiday season upon us, now is the perfect time to reflect on why we are thankful. For me, that means the little things like the scenic backdrop on my drive to work and the variety of recreational opportunities that provide a healthy work-life ba


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