Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day?

Why Do We Celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day is on Monday, September 6th this year.  This may prompt the question “Why do we celebrate Labor Day?” When you think of Labor Day, what comes to mind? For many, it’s the last long weekend before school starts. It’s a weekend with picnics and barbecues, and maybe…

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Using rain days wisely!

Using rain days wisely! With a new season around the corner, now is the time to get organized and reclaim your home. 1. Tackle your garage. Did you know 25% of people with two-car garages don’t have room to park cars inside them, and after a summer of everyone home, the garage has become the…

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WIN $100.00 VISA GIFT CARD!

From backyard picnics to family vacations, let us know where you’ve been, what you’ve seen, and how much fun you’ve been having!   Winner will receive a $100.00 Visa Gift Card   Click to Submit your photo to us: Facebook Twitter Instagram Email: marketing@thepapershop.com Mail: Paper Shop            PO Box 3176            Scranton, PA  18505…

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Things You Should Never Buy New

Who doesn’t love to buy something shiny and new, whether it’s a piece of furniture, a new appliance or a piece of clothing? There’s certainly nothing wrong with enjoying a shopping score, but if you’re looking to save money, there are certain items that just don’t make money sense to buy brand new. Several items lose…

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Still time to plan a summer trip!

Have you already planned your summer trip? Travelers have been making up for lost time early in 2021, scheduling trips after staying at home in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Travel polls suggest 66% of Americans are planning a summer trip. Of those, about one-third already have made reservations. After more than a year of…

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HOW DO YOU KEEP YOUR PET COOL?

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being over eager in hot weather can spell danger. It’s important to know that both indoor cats and park-playing dogs are at risk of overheating, depending on their environment and activity level. To keep your pet safe from sweltering…

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SUMMER’S ALMOST HERE!

With summer right around the corner and life getting back to “normal”, this is the time when many of us want to improve our health and fitness. While having specific health and fitness goals in mind is excellent, people often go to extremes to accomplish these goals. They try the newest fad diet or workout…

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TURN YOUR CLUTTER INTO CASH

If your house looks anything like mine, you’ve got a lot of unused stuff lurking in your closets, basement, and attic. Old furniture, tools you haven’t used in years, still-working electronic gadgets that have been replaced by newer ones, equipment for sports you no longer play — it’s all perfectly usable, but right now, all…

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Camping season is just around the corner

  With the official start of camping season just around the corner, you should start planning with the reservation of campsites. Make sure to find out what Covid-19 regulations they have in place and what you are allowed to have and not have.   Are you using a tent?  If so, make sure you know…

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LACKAWANNA COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU

THE LACKAWANNA COUNTY TAX CLAIM BUREAU NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County of Lackawanna, through its Tax Claim Bureau, will hold a Judicial Sale under the Pennsylvania Real Estate Tax Law of 1947, as amended, commencing at 10:00 A.M. on the 26th day of April, 2021, at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage…

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Put Your Money where your HOME is!

Put Your MONEY where your HOME is! It’s no secret that COVID-19 related closures and restrictions have impacted many small businesses in numerous challenging ways. The global pandemic has thrown one too many hurdles in the path of nearly every small business owner, constantly testing their ability to profitably adjust their business model and keep…

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