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 Old furniture, tools you haven’t used in years, still-working electronic gadgets that have been replaced by newer ones, equipment for sports you no longer play — it’s all perfectly usable, but right now, all…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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WINTER FUN!

Although a lot of us have grown up in NEPA — many have watched winter approach with a pit in their stomach. Cold weather brings to mind short, frigid days and long, dark nights, with the sun setting long before the work day even ends. As the coronavirus pandemic stretches into nearly a full year…

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The year that everything changed!

The year that everything changed!   How will you remember 2020? A year of stress and strain? Or as a year of resilience? Perhaps the key question isn’t how we remember 2020, but how are we approaching 2021? “When will this pandemic end?” is a question we’ve heard with increasing frequency this year. As 2020…

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Thanksgiving Ideas Other Than a Big Family Dinner

Thanksgiving Ideas Other Than a Big Family Dinner Have fun with a family-friendly Thanksgiving activity. Your family can start celebrating and preparing for Thanksgiving this weekend, with story times, cooking classes, art projects, and more—and continue the festivities through the big day! Look for various venues that may be hosting virtual Thanksgiving activities for the whole family.…

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Do you have the urge to purge?

You have the urge to purge, but you may hesitate to sell your unwanted goods because some items have sentimental value and it’s hard to let go of them. Or you think you might need some items, even though you’ve stowed them away in a commercial storage unit. However, now is as good a time as any…

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Valley View High School senior, was selected to participate in NAfME All-National Honor Mixed Ensemble

Ryan Coleman, a Valley View High School senior, was selected to participate in NAfME All-National Honor Mixed Ensemble after recently qualifying/participating in PMEA District 9, Region IV, and All-State Choirs in 2020.  The NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles (ANHE) represent the top performing high school musicians in the United States. So much more than a musical showcase, the…

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