Out of a Clear Blue Sky

Pop culture for this day in 1979 said it all: Moonraker was the #1 film in the country and “Rock the Boat” held the top spot on the Billboard chart. The boat was certainly about to be rocked, and – yes – it came from the sky. On July 11, 1979 Skylab crashed to the…

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Bear With Us

It’s July 10th and that means that it’s also a day to observe the cultural customs of Ursus Theodorus. (In other words, it’s Teddy Bear Picnic Day.) You probably remember that upbeat little ditty: not only was it merrily cranked out by countless music boxes and toddler toys, it was also featured as background music…

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Where It’s @

Shift. Then the number 2. It’s a keyboard combination that we all type with some frequency. And it’s also one that most of us used very little until the last two decades; before email, we just didn’t pay all that much attention to @. So we wondered (don’t we always?) why that little A in the…

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Forgettable? Regrettable (And Avoidable)

This man does not look happy. Thoughtful. Serious. Pensive, maybe, but not really happy. Then again, you’d look less than charmed if you were largely forgotten. The fellow pictured above is Millard Fillmore, and on this day in 1850, he became the 13th President of the United States. He tends to be one of the…

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Cool it!

That’s likely a rather unnecessary order, as you’ve probably been soaking up the air conditioning for at least the past week. We certainly have been! And although cool air on command in a wonderful thing, you might not realize how very revolutionary the invention of air conditioning actually was. Before Willis Carrier invented the first air…

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SUSQUEHANNA COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

Several students from Susquehanna Community High School had the opportunity to visit London, Oxford and Stratford from June 17th to the 23rd.  The students were  Nicole Barnes, Abby Burdick, Kasey Burdick, and Tyler Petriello.  They traveled with Mrs. Weiss and were part of an EF Tour.  Highlights included Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, the London Eye,…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Timothy Lescinski, who will enter be a junior at Western Wayne High School in the fall, captured first place in the nation at the annual National Leadership Conference of the Future Business Leaders of America at Anaheim, California Tim competed against more than 120 members from across the country in his event, FBLA Principles &…

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4th of July

Are you ready for some noise? We are! We’re also looking forward to some BBQ and time with friends and family. Our office will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. And that got us wondering about early Independence Day celebrations. When was the first? And how do all those fireworks (and…

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff.

Seriously. Don’t. It’s our job to help you with the details, and as a pretty small business, we’re lucky to be able to give you the help you need whenever you need it. Got a question? Ask away. Want to change a current ad? Great! New to uploading photos to the web and need us…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Maria Kerecman, Mid Valley 2013 graduate, received the Outstanding Achievement in Vocational Technical Studies and the Senior Award for Outstanding Achievement from the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna in Scranton for Health Occupations Technology.

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WEST SIDE CAREER & TECHNOLOGY CENTER

  Row 1  (left to right) Codi Puterbaugh, Alton E. Baggett, Brandon J. Goble, Nikki Higgins, Victoria M. Apostolov, Emilee A. Krasson, Ashley Elizabeth Williams, Sareina Wootton, Anthony Hoskins, Emily Mansilla, Kassandra Edmonds, Melinda Champluvier, Justin Romanoski, Barbara Farley, Melyssa Laureano, Jessica Ogrodnick, Desiree Smith, Hayley Novak, Shawn William Davis, Ralph F. Shulde Jr., Darren…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Qualifiers for PMEA All-State Band 2013   Only 280 students  from the state of PA qualify for this honor.  Jamie Thorpe, a senior, and Tarina Usher, a junior,  began with an audition in November to qualify for District Band.  At District Band at Blue Ridge High School, they auditioned and qualified for Region Band held…

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Letter rip!

We don’t just mind our P’s & Q’s around here, we also mind our NIB’s, NOS’ and OBO’s. In other words, we like abbreviations; they allow us to get information into an ad in a way that’s easy to quickly enter and simple for potential buyers to understand. Most of the abbreviations we come across…

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