Deep Freeze

A bit of March trivia: did you know that March is National Frozen Food Month? You might not have spent too much time thinking about those frozen peas and carrots, but we have. And the history of frozen food is surprisingly interesting! Before Clarence Birdseye invented the flash freezing method in 1924, frozen food did…

HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL

HOLY REDEEMER STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN CARNEGIE HALL, KIRBY SHOWCASES Four students from Holy Redeemer High School were selected to participate in the annual Carnegie Hall Showcase Recital to be held in New York or at the F.M. Kirby Center recital after auditions sponsored by the Northeast Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association (NEPMTA)  at Marywood University. Erik Cudo…

People …

People who need people … are warmly welcomed to call us. Sure, automation’s great. It’s efficient and can really do the job if you’re not feeling very talkative. But there are times that you really just need a live, breathing human being to talk to. We get that, and that’s why it’s so very important…

Amp it up!

We’d like to toot our own horn here and boast about two rather melodic categories: Musical Instruments & Musical Merchandise. They’re categories with a number of similarities, and, indeed, you’ll find them right near each other in every issue (in this week’s edition, Musical Instruments starts on page 80 while Musical Merchandise debuts on page…

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Two West Scranton students were honored for combining foreign language skills with literature.  Sophomores Devinne Scott and Dany Huanira received first place awards in West Scranton’s annual Spanish Poetry Recitation Contest, held among the Spanish 2 classes of Mrs. Linda Cerra. Photo:  Devinne Scott and Dany Huanira are presented with their First Place Spanish trophies.  

MOUNTAIN VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

On February 5th 2013, The Mountain View Strategies for Life class was presented with an Educational Alliance grant from Exxon Mobil.  Mr. Raymond Bolcavage who serves as a Community Affairs Officer for the company presented the grant to the students.  The company has proved themselves to have a long history of supporting educational programs, such as those…

Pellet like it is.

Funny-looking little things, aren’t they? If you’re the owner of a pellet stove (or even someone who’s done their homework & considered buying one), you’ll recognize them immediately: fuel. It might shock you to know that pellet stoves burn pellets (we know! Completely floored us, that one did). Sarcasm aside, here’s the really interesting part:…