West Scranton Students Help the Scranton Fire Department Donate to Hurricane Relief Effort  

West Scranton Students Help the Scranton Fire Department Donate to Hurricane Relief Effort   Students and faculty at West Scranton High School collected donations for victims impacted by the recent hurricanes.  Scranton Fire Chief, Pat Desarno, transported these items, which will be distributed by the Red Cross to those affected by these disasters. Standing (L to R):…

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Marywood University Students Receive Top Honors at College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

Marywood University Students Receive Top Honors at College Media Association Pinnacle Awards   SCRANTON, PA (October 30, 2017)—Marywood University communication arts students recently received top awards at the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards. John Ferraro, Dickson City, Pa., sports editor for The Wood Word and communication arts master’s program student, and Rachel Looker, Blandon, Pa., editor-in-chief…

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MMI to hold Visitation Night on November 15

MMI to hold Visitation Night on November 15   (Freeland, PA – October 31, 2017) – MMI Preparatory School will hold its fall Visitation Night on Wednesday, Nov. 15, starting at 6 p.m. where families can learn more about an MMI education and the advantages the school offers for their children. Visitation Night gives students…

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Get Ready For Holiday Shopping!

We know that Halloween just ended, but, it’s November and whether you like it or not, the holiday season is here. Do you realize that in a little as 3 weeks it’s going to be Black Friday?! Maybe you’re like me and still haven’t even thought about the idea of buying presents for everyone on…

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Marywood University to Present Tuba Christmas

Marywood University to Present Tuba Christmas   SCRANTON, PA (October 30, 2017)—Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department will present Tuba Christmas on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., at the Viewmont Mall, 100 Viewmont Mall, Scranton, Pa. The performance is free and open to the public.   Tuba Christmas is directed and conducted…

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Marywood University Students Awarded Commendations by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for A Street Car Named Desire Production

Marywood University Students Awarded Commendations by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for A Street Car Named Desire Production   SCRANTON, PA (October 25, 2017)—Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department was recently notified that students in the department were awarded commendations for their work in its fall production of A Street Car Named…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL’S FRENCH CLUB DONATED HALLOWEEN BASKETS TO RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

Students of Old Forge High School’s French Club donated Halloween baskets to the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton this week.  Delivering baskets filled with tricks and treats, the students are hoping to bring smiles to the children and their families at the hospital and House.  Moderator, Colleen Moulin. Kneeling: Ashley Kempa, Sarah Marianelli, Sabrina Souriyavong,…

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Marywood University’s Accounting and Finance Club Members to hold Workshop for Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Marywood University’s Accounting and Finance Club Members to hold Workshop for Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania SCRANTON, PA (October 23, 2017)-Marywood University’s Accounting and Finance Club will be holding a program called “Money Matters,” at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 3:45 p.m., at the Boys…

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GUIDING THE COLLEGE BOUND ATHLETE

The road to college for athletes is no longer lined with traditional mile markers. It used to be that batting averages, points per game or yards per carry paved the way for sports stars.  Nowadays, one more percentage is carrying more and more weight. It’s called the grade point average. The days of athletes dreaming…

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