MMI student takes part in national snowboarding competition

MMI student takes part in national snowboarding competition   (Freeland, PA – April 7, 2015) – MMI Preparatory School junior Nash Wenner finished 38th in the Junior Men (16-17 year olds) bracket during a competition held Monday, March 30, at the 2015 United States of America Snowboard/Freeski Association (USASA) National Championships in Copper Mountain, Colorado.…

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INCOME TAX DEADLINE – APRIL 15

The United States first introduced income tax in 1861 to help fund the Civil War.  This was deemed as unconstitutional and was repealed in 1872.  Then in 1913, the “Sixteenth Amendment” was added, which cleared the way for the income tax to be reinstated.  April 15th was designated in 1955 as the date for the…

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Marywood University to Host Second Annual Community Leadership Celebration

Marywood University to Host Second Annual Community Leadership Celebration   SCRANTON, PA (April 2, 2015)—Marywood University will host its Second Annual Community Leadership Celebration honoring the Lynett-Haggerty family, which owns and operates Times-Shamrock Communications. The event will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2015, in the Center for Athletics and Wellness on the university’s campus.…

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Marywood University Students Place First in Business Ethics Bowl Competition

Marywood University Students Place First in Business Ethics Bowl Competition   SCRANTON, PA (April 1, 2015)—Marywood University undergraduate students recently placed first at The Fleming Institute for Business Ethics Bowl Competition at DeSales University. Marywood’s 2015 undergraduate Grand Champion team is led by advisors Sarah Kenehan, Ph.D., assistant professor of philosophy; and Murray Pyle, Ph.D., assistant…

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Marywood University to Hold Free Anxiety Screenings

Marywood University to Hold Free Anxiety Screenings   SCRANTON, PA (March 30, 2015)—Marywood University’s Psychological Services Center will offer free, confidential anxiety screenings on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., in the McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies on the University’s campus. The free screenings are open to the public…

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Valley View High School Senior Hosting 5K Run/Walk

Valley View Senior, Nikki Stine is hosting a 5K run/walk at the Valley View High School on Saturday May 9, 2015 at 10:00am for “Cougars Combat Cancer. Registration is $20.00. Anyone registering by April 10 will be guaranteed a t-shirt.  Information and registration forms can be found on NEPArunner.com. Proceeds will benefit Michele’s Ladies in Pink. Nikki…

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Shenandoah Valley 2015 Spring Queen Candidates

Shenandoah Valley 2015 Spring Queen Candidates   Shown in the photo are the candidates for the Shenandoah Valley 2015 Spring Queen and their escorts. L-R: Meghan Artley & Eric Rooney, Sara Hixson & Jeremy Urbanavage, Marcella Creasy & Ian McCole, Alaina Demalis & Kyle Guers, Marissa Szczyglak & Nick Twardzik, Speaker Janelle Taylor & Blake…

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HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DONATE EASTER BASKETS

HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS DONATE EASTER BASKETS Holy Redeemer High School students donated Easter baskets filled with toys and treats for the Friends of the Poor’s Easter project. Students created the baskets as part of their on-going community service efforts through weekly donations to charitable programs. Shown are student representatives from the freshman class, from…

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The Old Forge School District Participated in the Northeast Regional Cancer Institutes CASUAL DAY

The Old Forge School District Participated in the Northeast Regional Cancer Institutes CASUAL DAY on Thursday March 26th. The Teachers and staff raised $685.00. Pictured are some of the teachers. Left to right: Sitting: Paula Marsico, Beth Spedding, Brenda Schuback, Gina Aldrich, JoAnn Pepsin standing: Kory Coyne, Tracie Krasulski, Rhonda Sugarman, Katie Toraldo, Jo-Ann Fisher,…

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