Spam. Spam. Spam.

Today’s a great day to give your email’s spam filter its due props: on April 12, 1994, the fist incident of mass commercial spamming occurred. We’re not talking green eggs & spam here, but rather the now-infamous Green Card Spam; that first mass emailed solicitation was from a pair of immigration lawyers & carried “Green…

The Lease We Can Do

It’s spring; not only is the grass beginning to grow, so is our Rental category. Whether it’s a rural house, a more urban apartment or garage space, we might just have the spot you’re looking for. If you’re in need of a tenant, keep us in mind! We can run your rental ad for as…

GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Good Shepherd Academy of the Holy Redeemer School System recently announced the Holy Redeemer Scholars for the 2012-2013 school year. The Holy Redeemer Scholars are awarded to those students who rank in the top 10% on the placement test. Pictured from left to right are: James A. Jones, Principal, Jonathan Rokocz (Plymouth), Lia Fredericks(Swoyersville), Andrew Lacina (Kingston), Charlotte Maria…

WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Western Wayne Sophomores Selected to Attend National Leadership Program   Rachel Carmody and Darryl James Swoyer, Jr. will represent Western Wayne as this year’s Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership representatives; they will join 250 leaders representing  many high schools from throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania at the Central Pennsylvania Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) from…

RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

On April 2, the Vikings Read! Book Club got to talk with author Carrie Ryan about her New York Times best-selling book The Forest of Hands and Teeth. They used Skype to hear Carrie talk about her inspirations for writing and the process of having her writing published. They also had an opportunity to ask her…

Get The Picture?

Hey! You got your photo in my commission ad! No, you got your commission ad in my photo! It brings to mind that old peanut butter cup commercial; we’re also able to put together two things that are pretty great on their own but together make something that’s simply amazing. Folks, we bring you the…

Play Ball

48 years ago today, the world’s largest air conditioned room (as it was called by The New York Times) was put into use for the first time. Players experimented with the use of orange balls for the sake of visibility. And there was a President among the spectators. On April 9, 1965, the Astrodome opened,…

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Students from West Scranton High School took third place in the 4th annual Wilkes University IEEE Engineering Olympics. The team competed against eight other high schools in five events that challenged the students to use their knowledge, innovation and creativity.  Students had to solve engineering problems and construct a water turbine to produce electricity, a tower…