Canine soldier retires

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A private reunion was held late at night in the cargo terminal of Newark Liberty International Airport recently. There was no flag-waving by gathered family and friends — just a lone Army staff sergeant waiting while a terminal attendant cut the nylon tie (read more)

Around Town

Tax Help • Residents from Lackawanna County with household incomes of less than $54,000 in 2016 can receive free assistance completing their federal, state and local tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The free service (read more)

What's Happening

To have your school, church or nonprofit social event in “What’s Happening,” email: poconotimes@timesshamrock.com. Exact dates must be listed. NO EVENTS TAKEN BY PHONE. EVENTS ARE PRINTED ON A SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. Deadline — noon on Friday for the next (read more)

Plans for celebrating Earth Day

Planning is under way at The Downtown Hawley Partnership, in cooperation with the Pike/Wayne Conservation Partnership, for the fourth annual Hawley Earth Fest. Events will take place the weekend of April 21-23. Officials say this weekend-long celebration (read more)

Entering the service

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• U.S. Air Force Airman Christine L. McIntyre (shown) graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and st (read more)

Visit from pen pals

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Six student members of East Stroudsburg University’s (ESU) Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta honor society made a trip to visit their pen pals from Bethlehem Area School District’s Northeast Middle School (NMS) after a year of correspondence. Coordinated by NMS lear (read more)

CX-3: It’s all good

2017 Mazda CX-3Entry Price: $19,960 Price as Tested: $28,510 This week, we’re driving the 2017 Mazda CX-3, a smaller SUV coming off a complete redesign in 2016. CX-3 is another in a long line of all-new vehicles we’ve been driving the last 18 months as ma (read more)