Mind Your Business!

We’d really love to help you do just that. After all, we’ve been helping local businesses advertise for 45 years. Did you know that you can run a display ad with us for as little as $13.50 a week? We offer a number of advertising options, and we’d be delighted to go over the different…

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May Day!

It’s a worldwide celebration of spring. But remove that space between the words and it becomes a distress signal. Ever wonder why? While searching for an easily understood phrase to signal life-threatening distress, in 1923 a Senior Radio Officer at London’s Croydon Airport proposed the word “mayday” (to be repeated three times). It was an…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Senior, Erin North-Mozda, was chosen Mid Valley Student of the Month for March. Mid Valley Student of the Month is sponsored by the Olyphant Lions Club.   Pictured left to right:Chad Vinansky (Mid Valley Secondary Principal), Erin North-Mozda,John “Jack” Horvath (MV teacher and Olyphant Lion’s Club member).

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On Time

Stop. Pause. Rewind. Tinker with the space-time continuum (well, sort of). If you miss a Saturday morning broadcast of Paper Shop Live!, there’s always the not-so-live version: the podcast. It’s not only a chance to catch up if you missed the show, it’s also a great way to get any details or contact information you…

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No Need for Weeds (Of Any Sort)

If you browse findnflip.com, you’ll notice that the items for sale are carefully organized by category and that you won’t see spam or scams among them. We pride ourselves on making the buying and selling experience with us as efficient as possible; who needs to wade through shady and suspicious online postings? Nobody, that’s who.…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

The ESTA (Excellence in School Theatre Arts) awards were held at the Ramada in Clarks Summit on Sunday April 28.  Casts of 5 school plays  which included Abington Heights, Lackawanna Trail, Riverside, Scranton and Valley View, were on hand.   The “urchins” performed the Prologue from “Little Shop of Horrors. Winners   Left to Right Lowell Phillips won…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

Mr.Christopher Thomas Principal of the Old Forge High School Announces the March 2013 Students of the Month: Left to right: Front: 8th Grade Lianna Bilbao, 7th Grade Kole Barbetti Second Row: Left to right: 12th Grade Mariah Kresefski, 11th Grade Courtney Enderline, 9th Grade Melania Pepsin and Mr. Christopher Thomas- Principal Missing when photo was…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

 8th grade inductees for the Mid Valley National Junior Honor Society. The Induction ceremony took place in the Mid Valley Auditorium on April 11, 2013. PICTURED: Back Row left to right: Matthew Bukowski (HS National Honor Society Member), Julia Betti, Jesse Doyle, Elizabeth Depew, Jessica Slocum, Christina Szymczyk, Vanessa O’Boyle, Abigail Mills, Lauren Williams, Elizabeth Piorkowski, Corey…

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Morse Code

We could communicate with a series of dashes and dots, but we think we’ll stick with our current means of helping you sell: our weekly printed edition, our website and our radio show, Paper Shop Live! Samuel F. Morse was born on this day in 1791, and aside from his talent as an artist and…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Members of the Lady Lions Softball team are: left to right, Assistant Coach John Richter, Mackenzie Duffy, Gabby Truesdale, Trista Carpenter, Shelby Croasdale, Emma Vasky, Courtney Ditchey, Brianna Smarkusky, Cameron Crock, Nicole Rosa, Shannon Jones, Janine Strauch, Kerrigan Buck and Head Coach John Brander.   Seniors Courtney Ditchey   Brianna Smarkusky   Cameron Crock

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Arbor Day

All hail the mighty tree! And let’s give a tip of the hat to Julius Sterling Morton, too. After all, today is Arbor Day and Julius is the fellow who started the whole thing. You’ve heard of the Tree of Knowledge? Well, here’s some interesting knowledge about trees: Nearly 1/3 of the United States is…

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HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS CELEBRATE ‘ROYAL PI DAY’ Schools from the Holy Redeemer System of the Diocese of Scranton celebrated “Royal Pi Day” at Holy Redeemer High School during a day of activities that focused on the world’s most famous math symbol,p (Pi), the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its radius. As a number, Pi is…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

Members of Mrs.  Wyandt’s 7th grade Geography class at Old Forge High School participated in a clean up of school grounds to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd.  Back Row: Amanda Katchmar, Maricruz Saucedo, Randy Jarnicki, Nick DeAndrea, Steven Coolbaugh Front Row: Angelina Palma, Ashley Kempa, Ashlynn Mazzochi, Gabby Margheriti, Kole Barbetti, Chris Matsko, Nacir Harris,…

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The Final Countdown

If you’ve now got the riff from that old ’80s tune in your head … well, you’re welcome! We could think of no better way to usher in both the last Friday of April and the deadline for the May 1st issue. Just as we do every Friday, we’ll spend the morning putting the final…

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