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The car keys. Waldo. That missing sock. It seems like we all spend an inordinate amount of time looking for things, doesn’t it? While lots of folks are happy to take advantage of the 24/7 nature of our website, we do have a very large faction of people who like to get their hands on…

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Friday the 13th

So, do you feel unlucky, punk? Well, do you? If so, let us share some interesting information about this ominous date; even if you’re still nervous about it, at least you’ll be well-equipped with some interesting trivia. Right? Right! Fear of Friday the 13th (called friggatriskaidekaphobia) is a relatively new thing. There are very few references…

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We’re Going to Knock on Wood …

… measurements. While we’ve got no particular problem with firewood sold by the truckload, pound or any other type of measurement, you’ll notice that there’s a certain consistency in the firewood ads we’ve got listed. Specifically, you’ll see that the fuel is listed by cord or by partial cord. Every wonder why that is? And…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Riverside Junior-Senior High School Students, under the direction of art teachers  Mr. Denis A.Yanashot and Ms. Lisa Temples, participated in the Hexagon project. The Hexagon Project features visual art in all media by students, age 10 to 18, from around the world. Its purpose is to showcase the power and strength of youthful vision. Interlinking hexagons creatively…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Girls’ Tennis Team (Group Photo):   Sitting from left to right:Felicia Cicco, Hallie Murphy, Nancy Ramierz, Lissette Cobo, Emily Graziano Kneeling, left to right: Kaitlyn Tokash, Arianna Goldstein, Megan Cramer, Devinne Scott, Nicole Sinclair, Bailey Duffy Standing, left to right: Ashley Dunning, Cassie Merrill, Colette Rempe, Kaylee Zarick, Sara Skoritowski, Heather Schmidt, Ella Walsh, and Coach…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

“Build an Invader” – Third Annual Ice Cream Social   West Scranton High School held its third annual ice cream social, which was hosted by the junior and senior members of the school’s “Build an Invader” program.  The program pairs groups of 11th and 12th grade students with incoming 9th graders in an effort to welcome the new students…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School NewsThe Valley View Guidance Department will present a Career Pathways Fair on Monday, September 30, 2013 in the high school gymnasium from 8:00 to 11:00am for all high school students.   The Career Fair will feature career options in Arts and Technology, Business Management and Administration, Science Technology, Engineering and Math, Human Services and Health Services.…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas Principal of the Old Forge High School proudly announces The Senior Class Officers for the 2013-14 school year.   Left to right: Joe Bruno- Secretary, Jimmie Aversa- Vice President, Alexa Furcon-Treasurer, Devon Brown- President. Christopher Gatto and Tracie Krusalski are class advisors.

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas Principal of Old Forge High School proudly announces the National Honor Society Officers for the 2013-14 school year.     Left to right: Cassidy Califano- Vice President, Anne Cherundolo- Treasurer, Teri Vieira-Secretary, Lauren Carey- President Aimee Thomas is class advisor

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas Principal of the Old Forge High School proudly announces the Junior Class Officers for the 2013-14 school year.  Left to right: Mike Wasko- Treasurer, Mario Monacelli- Secretary,  Ryan Voyack-Vice President, Bobby Rinaldi-President; Joe DeStefano is class advisor

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Footing the Bill

Or yard. Or carpeting. Or door. Measurements are something you’ll find in just about every category we’ve got. Whether it’s the length of kiln dried lumber or the vital stats of a collectible concert poster, it’s really helpful to have an idea of the size of something for sale. You know we’re all about efficiency,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Drama Club Officers at West Scranton High School for the 2013-2014 School Year.  The events of the season incudes Drama Fest, A Haunted House, Christmas Show, Spring Musical and Lip Sync Contest. Pictured, From Left, are Seniors Eryn Sullivan, Vinny Arcieri, Brianna Shishlo, Layla Bryndzia and Kelsey Camach

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Boot Up

Got some items to sell? Give ’em the boot. That’s what the British do. And it’s far less violent than you might imagine: boot sales are the Brit term for the events we’d call flea markets. If you’re thinking it’s a reference to shoes, you’d be wrong: boot is the word used in England to…

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Tequila!

With it’s nuanced and carefully chosen lyrics, it’s a pretty unforgettable song. Okay, we lie. Not about the unforgettable part (because it certainly is), but about the lyrics. In fact there’s only one: Tequila! And it’s repeated three times. “Tequila” started out as, basically, a recorded jam session and appeared in early 1958 as the…

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