GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Good Shepherd Academy of the Holy Redeemer School System recently announced the Holy Redeemer Scholars for the 2012-2013 school year. The Holy Redeemer Scholars are awarded to those students who rank in the top 10% on the placement test. Pictured from left to right are: James A. Jones, Principal, Jonathan Rokocz (Plymouth), Lia Fredericks(Swoyersville), Andrew Lacina (Kingston), Charlotte Maria…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Western Wayne Sophomores Selected to Attend National Leadership Program   Rachel Carmody and Darryl James Swoyer, Jr. will represent Western Wayne as this year’s Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership representatives; they will join 250 leaders representing  many high schools from throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania at the Central Pennsylvania Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY) from…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

On April 2, the Vikings Read! Book Club got to talk with author Carrie Ryan about her New York Times best-selling book The Forest of Hands and Teeth. They used Skype to hear Carrie talk about her inspirations for writing and the process of having her writing published. They also had an opportunity to ask her…

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Get The Picture?

Hey! You got your photo in my commission ad! No, you got your commission ad in my photo! It brings to mind that old peanut butter cup commercial; we’re also able to put together two things that are pretty great on their own but together make something that’s simply amazing. Folks, we bring you the…

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Ad of the Week: Cigar Box Guitar

Because we sell anything and everything, we often get ads for the interesting, the unusual and the extremely specialized. One of the best parts of working here is that we learn so much about so many different things. Here’s where we feature an ad that made us sit up and take notice. Sure, the ad…

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Play Ball

48 years ago today, the world’s largest air conditioned room (as it was called by The New York Times) was put into use for the first time. Players experimented with the use of orange balls for the sake of visibility. And there was a President among the spectators. On April 9, 1965, the Astrodome opened,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Students from West Scranton High School took third place in the 4th annual Wilkes University IEEE Engineering Olympics. The team competed against eight other high schools in five events that challenged the students to use their knowledge, innovation and creativity.  Students had to solve engineering problems and construct a water turbine to produce electricity, a tower…

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Getting Social

We are rather social beasts here at Paper Shop. We’re not only here on the phones Monday through Friday to take your ads and answer your questions, we’re also available on Facebook, Twitter & Google+. Don’t hesitate to comment, tweet or even message us – we’ve got a longtime Paper Shop employee manning the switches…

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A Little Change May Do You Good.

On this day in 1904, what was once called Longacre Square got a brand new name. We can get behind that; we like change, and we also understand that circumstances change. That’s why we welcome changes and updates to the ads you’ve got running with us. Perhaps it’s a small increase in the mileage of…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Drama Club Director, Katie Lane, has been notified that the cast of “Little Shop of Horrors” was nominated for several awards from ESTA (Excellence in School Theater Arts). Trail was among five schools; Abington Heights, Riverside Jr./Sr., Scranton and Valley View High Schools, to be nominated for the awards. Trails’ nominations include Best Overall Production of a…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School English teacher Mary Zbegnier was notifed recently that her student, Kodi Rozanski, was recognized with a Regional Award in The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2013. The award is presenter by the Allicance for Young Artists & Writers. Approximately 230,000 pieces were submitted to The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2013 with only…

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Looking? Let us give you a hand!

On April 8, 1820, Venus De Milo was caught unarmed. Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. More simply put, poor Venus (sans arms) was discovered on this day in 1820. And that bit of historical trivia got us thinking: Sometimes … well, sometimes you just feel like something’s missing. Perhaps there’s something you’d love…

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Let it shine!

We shine! Yeah, you already knew that, but we do it in even more ways than you might have expected. We not only shine at helping you sell your items, we also shine … your chrome? Yes. When you’re cleaning chrome on a truck, a car or even on an appliance or fixture, you need…

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Fresh Air

We do our very best to be prepared for a fun & interesting broadcast every Saturday. We’re at the ESPN studio in the Times Building in downtown Scranton bright & early. Co-host Kim’s got both her information and her speaking voice all ready to go (possibly powered by caffeine). We’ve reminded people all week that…

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