Dad Jokes

Father’s Day is this weekend and while you are scrambling to find that last minute present, take some time out of your day to memorize these hysterical dad jokes. Why? Because there is no better way to commemorate your dad on Father’s Day than by cracking a few cheesy jokes! He will greatly appreciate them and he…

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Why we do what we do..

All of us here at Paper Shop work day in and day out to achieve our mission of being the best, easiest, and safest way to sell and buy locally. Our name is known all throughout the NEPA area and we want to make sure that everyone understands why we do what we do. Paper Shop…

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West Scranton Students Score High in the National Spanish Exam

35 students at West Scranton High School earned medals and honors for outstanding performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examination.  Students from West Scranton earned gold, silver, and bronze medals, along with numerous scholar medals marking honorable performance. The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the…

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PJAS Excellence Award/Perfect score

Jeannie Rafferty, 7th grade student at South Scranton Intermediate School, earned an Excellence Award in Chemistry with a perfect score in the Pa. Jr. Academy of Science State Level Competition in State College, Pa. In photo: Daniel Gilroy, principal, Jeanne Rafferty, Katona Miller, sponsor/science teacher

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Valley View High School News

The Valley View Bio Club recently embarked on a project to help enhance Lackawanna State Park.  Students contacted local companies asking for tree donations. Trees had to be 6-8 feet in height and 1.5- 2-inch caliper, as well as have deer guard protection.  The Bio Club would like to thank Cougar Landscaping for donating 2…

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Twenty-four MMI students capture first place at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science state competition

Twenty-four MMI Preparatory School students captured first place and 27 students placed second during the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) state competition, which was held from May 20-22 at Penn State University’s main campus. Louis DeAngelo was awarded the Region 2 Jr. High Excellency Award in BioChemistry. MMI competes in Region 2, which encompasses…

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West Scranton Participates in All-County Band Festival

On Monday, May 14, 2018, West Scranton music students participated in the All-County Honors Band Festival.  Students from 9 school across Lackawanna County were nominated by their music teachers, and a total of 90 performers participated in the event.  11 of those students were from West Scranton!  The event was conducted by the music directors from both Scranton…

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Marywood University’s Music Education Collegiate Chapter Receives Prestigious Awards

Marywood University’s National Association for Music Education Collegiate Chapter (NAfME-C) was recently selected to receive two national awards, the Chapter of Excellence for its Music Program and the Professional Achievement Award. The music program at Marywood University has been selected in the Best Music Program Category for the University’s National Association for Music Education Collegiate…

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Marywood University Graphic Design Student Wins Silver at District Advertising Competition

Marywood University senior graphic design student, Emmanuel Adjei, Scranton, Pa., recently won a silver ADDY in the student District II American Advertising Award competition from the American Advertising Federation. Mr. Adjei won the silver Addy for his poster design “Sounds of London”. The District II competition includes New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware.…

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Super Student

Nick Biondi, Class of 2018 retail management student and golf team member at Marywood University. Nick Biondi, Moosic, Pa., senior retail management student and golf team member at Marywood University, recently competed in the MacKenzie Tour, the Canadian PGA, where he tied for 98th in the tournament. Mr. Biondi is planning to compete in several…

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Memorial Day Party Pointers

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. dedicated to remembering the people who died while serving to protect this country. To honor all these soldiers we have a day full of parades, food, fireworks, and gatherings with friends and family.  Memorial Day is also known as the unofficial start of summer which means…

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