OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

OLD FORGE BASEBALL TEAM Left to right: sitting: bat boy (Anthony) TJ DiMattia Kneeling: Tyler Clark, Warren Welsh, Tony DeSando, Tyler Salerno, Matt Mancuso, Jared Heckman, Anthony Piccolini, Brendan Wahl, Nick Killino, Dave Chromey, Derek Drasba, Tyler Cavaleri, standing: JV Coach Tate King, Gary DiMattia (Assist), Steve Mascaro, Chris Rizzo, Paul Papi, AJ (Anthony) Canterella, Robert…

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MID VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mid Valley National Honor Society Pictured are the members of the Mid Valley High School National Honor Society, which held the 2013 Induction Ceremony of new members on April 10, 2013. (Those without collars are inductees) Pictured from left to right:Bottom Row – Bria Siefert, Chelsie Ray, Nicole Hughes, Jessica Wood, Maria Berg, Kristin Yorkanis,…

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Records: Black by Popular Demand

Saturday was Record Store Day, and we’d like to take a moment to salute the lovers of vinyl, the collectors of unusual albums (and album art) and all the folks who appreciate the rich tones of a classic LP. Ever wonder why records are black? Records are pressed from PVC, which is naturally a rather…

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Earth Day

Happy Earth Day to you! What began in 1970 as an effort to spur green legislation and to get the public involved in environmental awareness has turned into a pretty widely celebrated holiday. And we love it! When you think about it, recycling, reusing & repurposing  has been our stock in trade for 45 years.…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Shenandoah Valley Class of 2014 conducted its annual “Spring Gala” in which girls selected from the junior class competed for titles associated with “Spring Royalty.” Shown in photo (L-R) Sarah Daguio Spring Queen 2012; Lydia German Spring Queen 2013; Jillian Dove Spring Princess 2013; & Ahna Huss Spring Princes 2012. The event was coordinated…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Pictured are 25 members of the Western Wayne High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter who were recognized during the Awards of Excellence program at the organization’s annual State Leadership Conference in Hershey.  Each member placed in the top ten of his/her event.  Some have earned the right to advance to national competition in…

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See you in the AM.

And the FM, too. When you tune in to catch Paper Shop Live! on Saturday mornings, we can be found in a few spots on the dial: 96.1 and 100.1 FM and 630 and 1240AM. While we’re happy that we’re easy to find, we wondered what the difference is between AM and FM radio. We…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students Attend World Cultures Event   Five West Scranton High School students attended a dinner and presentation at the University of Scranton, which was sponsored by the university’s Department of World Languages and Culture.  The event featured University of Scranton teaching assistants in the Fulbright program, who presented unique and personal information on…

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High Five!

April 18th is National High Five Day. In the spirit of this, we tried to high-five you from our computer, but the results … well, they were less than spectacular. And even if they weren’t, you wouldn’t have seen mind-blowing high-five we had planned, anyway. It seems that we’ll just have to settle for a…

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Ad of the Week: Jumbo Jet

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’ll let this…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Several members of the Lackawanna Trail Board of Directors were on hand to meet Lackawanna Trail Good Guys Speaker Matt Byrne. Byrne was a two-time U.S. Olympic Marathon Trial qualifier (2004 and 2008), Three time Steamtown Marathon Winner (2004, 2006 and 2012), represented the U.S. in the World Mountain Running Championships (2008, 2009) and currently the owner of the Scranton Running Company. Photo…

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Tip: Finding Online Photos

It’s finally happened. You knew the day would come. You’ve found yourself face-to-face with an ad that says “See Picture Online”. First off, don’t panic. Secondly, go directly to thepapershop.com. You’ve got the chance to check out that item that interests you. Sure, we’re exaggerating a bit, but it really is exciting to be able…

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In Memoriam

We’d like to take a moment to send our thoughts to the victims of yesterday’s tragedy in Boston as well as to their families, friends and loved ones. We’d also like to express our sincere appreciation to the first responders.

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