The Final Countdown

Doo doo doo doo Doodoodoodoodoo … Okay, okay. Our sincere apologies to Europe (the band, not the continent). To be fair, though, we never claimed that covers of ’80s tunes were our strong suit. But we do tend to get that ditty stuck in our heads from, well, about noon on Thursday until promptly 11…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

 Lackawanna Trail Athletes held it Spring Sports Award night on May 28. The following awards were given out; Volleyball Left tor Right: Coach Deb Joyce DEfensive MVP Richard Pollock, Offensive MVP Devin Walsh, Most Improved Aidan Holmes CRUSH Award David Brown and Assistant Coach Carlee Laubach. Girls and Boys Track from left, Coaches’ Award…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Presidential Fitness Award Winners   Jillian Butkiewicz, Zoe Pugh, Andra Stafursky, Nino Biancarelli, Mike Chipilewski, Maria Bridges, Maura Burns, Casey Pearce, Kristen Sokoloski, Amanda Tini, Kourtney Kordish, Olivia Bartkowski, Emily Fabri, Kelly Mecca, Ashley Rzeszewski, Jordan Seprosky, Nikki Stine, Ayssa Boshman, Alex Caljean, AnnMarie Crimi, TJ Holloran, Jason Ciesielski, Gabriela Barber, Hali Bargella, Sydney Holeva, Camille…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Shenandoah Valley Senior Female Athletes. The Shenandoah Valley High School conducted its annual athletic award breakfast where graduating seniors received certificates of recognition and varsity letters.   Shown seated    (L-R): Angela Ogrodnick, Nicole Sacco, Eileen Davidson, Jordyn Kowalick, Alison Semanchik, & Haley Hammer. Standing: Heidy Mora, Lexus Teaschenko, Samantha Savitsky, Kayla Kutsko, Kasie Mays, &…

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It’s Easy Being Green: Hose Prose

May 30 is Water A Flower Day (we suppose you could even go a little crazy and water more than one, but that’s entirely up to you). The day’s festivities – combined with this week’s heat wave – got us thinking: surely there must be some way to use an old leaky hose, right? It…

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Ad of the Week: Shrink Gun System

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. Watch out, Earthlings!…

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Istanbul (or Constantinople?)

Today’s the anniversary of the 1453 fall of Constantinople. But was it Istanbul? Or Constantinople? (And, hey – how did Constantinople get the works? Guess that’s nobody’s business but the Turks’.) We’re risking a pretty severe case of earworm to make a point: sometimes something that’s very familiar can have two different names. A great…

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GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Good Shepherd Academy is proud to announce the Eighth Grade Graduates.  They will graduate on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Family and friends will be invited to a reception to follow at Good Shepherd Academy.  8th Grade Graduates: IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:Artemisia Isabella Ashton, Jared Joseph Barnak, Madelyn Rose…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Riverside High School juniors Corey Allen and Jake Torba recently graduated from the Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program. Tomorrow’s Leaders Today is a program sponsored through Skills in Scranton that brings together area high school students to build leadership skills while working for a good cause. Each year, selected students develop and execute a community service…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Riverside High School is proud to announce the following accomplishments of seniors at the Career Technology Center     Back row, left to right Dustin Colarusso     Pennsylvania Skills Certificate for Advanced Scores on NOCTI – Building Maintenance, Kevin Jones  Pennsylvania Skills Certificate of Competency for NOCTI – Protective services, National Technical Honor Society – Protective…

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Class Act

Class A. Class B. Fifth wheel. We throw those words around pretty lightly here at Paper Shop. They’re designations for different types of campers & motor homes. What do they mean? Let’s break them down: A Class A motor home is the big daddy of camping. It’s the largest and generally the most luxurious, and…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Envirothon Team traveled to the State Envirothon competition May 21-22 at Juniata College. Lackawanna Trail Trail Blazers won the WyomingCounty portion last week when they partipated with other teams from Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties at Keystone College on May 15.  This years competiton celebrates it 30th Anniversary. Trail finished 20 out of 60…

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VALLEY VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT

Valley View High School News The Valley View High School Virtual Business Program was assisted in funding by the Lackawanna County Workforce Investment Board, a division of The Scranton Chamber of Commerce, this year. Presenting the funds to The Valley View Virtual Business Program are;    Left to right first row; Carolyn Serio, Virtual Business Student;  Virgina Turano, Executive…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas Principal of the Old Forge High School Announces April students of the month.  Left to right: Kara White- Grade 9, Kayla Florovito- Grade 11, Vince Talarico Grade 12, Mr. Christopher Thomas Principal, Hannah Shurtleff Gade 7, and Gabriella Williams- Grade 8 Missing was Nina Pascolini -Grade 10

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Ad of the Week: Joan Jett Guitar Pick

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. Not to get…

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