Battling the Flu for Decades

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Everybody talks about flu season, but not many people really do something to battle it. One who does is Jane Haney, LPN at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono’s (LVH–P) Occupational Medicine Program. She calls flu season, “my fun time of the year to help preven (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: 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)

Bowl for Kids’ Sake

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Big Brothers of The Bridge of Monroe County will hold its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake event on Saturday, March 25 at Sky Lanes in East Stroudsburg. The planning committee and the Monroe County Advisory Board include, from left, front row: Johanna Oretgon, (read more)

Cancer funds raised

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Shawnee Mountain Ski Area held its annual cancer awareness weekend in cooperation with the American Cancer Society and the Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fund. The fourth annual “Paint the Mountain Pink Day” raised more than $2,000 for the Monroe County- (read more)