Ad of the Week: Pop-Up Barrels

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. We know you’ll…

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Can we have a word with you? How about 30?

They say that less is more, and in some cases it’s certainly true. We’re happy to take your straightforward, pared-down ad. In fact, all you really need to do is tell us what you’re selling and include a price and phone number. But sometimes the devil is in the details, and you need to include…

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Speedy!

In 30 minutes, you could burn around 120 calories playing Frisbee. If you were a cheetah, you could run about 30 miles. We’re not ones to boast about our Frisbee or cheetah skills (because, well, they’re non-existent), but we do manage to do some pretty impressive stuff in half an hour! When you place an…

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Sock it to you!

Notice, friends, that we didn’t say “socks it to you”; May 9th is Lost Sock Memorial Day. Today we take a moment to consider the tragedy of the thousands of socks lost every year (and the unfortunate mates that are left behind). Like the meaning of life and the quandary of chicken and the egg,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Student Essays on Display Congratulations to fifteen West Scranton students, who wrote essays with the theme of “Leaving Our Planet Better Than We Found It.”  The students were selected to have their work on exhibit at the University of Scranton on Thursday, April 25.  West Scranton’s entries represented half of all the entries submitted to…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton – Students of the Month (March)  Senior Ryan Fletcher and freshman Julia Stefaniwere chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for the month of March 2013.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers as part of West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program.  These…

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Bass. Or Bass.

We’ve got your basses covered. Whether it’s a fishing boat or a deep-toned guitar that you need, we’ve got ’em. Check Hunting & Fishing for bass items of the fishing sort, and Musical Instruments for bass items that are, well music to your ears! Basses of both sorts are frequent flyers in our pages, and…

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Ad of the Week: Cigar Store Indian

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. He looks a…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently held its annual “School-to-Work” Banquet honoring local employers and students that participate in Cooperative Education.  The Cooperative Education program at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County allows outstanding students to explore an actual work experience in their selected field.  This is a one-year opportunity for seniors…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Four Western Wayne High School students–Kaelyn Jacques, Elizabeth Curtis, Frank Juhasz, and Alfred Thorne-were recently notified that they have been admitted into the National Business Honor Society, an organization that recognizes FBLA members who excel in academic preparation and are perhaps looking forward to a career in the business world.   To be eligible, a…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

MID VALLEY RELAY FOR LIFE THE OLYPHANT LEO CLUB OF MID VALLEY SECONDARY CENTER RAISED $1227.00 FOR THE MID VALLEY RELAY FOR LIFE OF THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY. THE RELAY WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 8-9 AT THE MID VALLEY FOOTBALL STADIUM. LEFT TO RIGHT: JEFFREY KOVALESKI- VICE PRINCIPAL LORIANN FONTANELLA – REPRESENTATIVE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY MEGAM MERCANTI-…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School Club Fair Welcomes West Intermediate Students On Wednesday, May 8, West Scranton High School held a Club Fair in the high school’s gymnasium for the eighth grade student body of West Scranton Intermediate School.  The fair was part of West Scranton’s “Build an Invader” program, the purpose of which is to welcome…

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Missing

It’s funny how you get when you’re missing something, especially when it’s something very specific. If you’re a collector, you know the feeling well; in fact, hunting down those hard-to-find parts of the collection is a huge part of the fun. If nothing else, the internet has taught us that whatever strange or unusual collection…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

The Lackawanna Trail Winter Guard won their first Chapter 7 Championship in Tournament Indoor Competition on Saturday, May 27th at Parkland High School. Chapter winners were: (from left), Rachel Aschenbrenner, Mikaela Weisenfluh, Victoria Hegedty, Katrina Garver, Olivia Cooper (Captain), Kelsey Hopkins, Annika Kongvold, and Daniella Pisanti. Absent from photo: Wynn Phillips and Sarah Weisenfluh.  

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Senior members of the Lackawanna Trial Track team were honored at their last home meet on April 29.   Seniors honored were: front, from left, Anthony Urban, Isaac Barbolish, Justin Barber, Dylan Harris, Matthew Decker, Zach Wetzel, Mollie Seigle, Keirnan Dougherty and Aliza Furneaux; middle; Cathy Urban, Kelly Barbolish, Tammy Miller, Connie Harris, Dianna Decker, Jill…

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