LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

The ESTA (Excellence in School Theatre Arts) awards were held at the Ramada in Clarks Summit on Sunday April 28.  Casts of 5 school plays  which included Abington Heights, Lackawanna Trail, Riverside, Scranton and Valley View, were on hand.   The “urchins” performed the Prologue from “Little Shop of Horrors. Winners   Left to Right Lowell Phillips won…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

Mr.Christopher Thomas Principal of the Old Forge High School Announces the March 2013 Students of the Month: Left to right: Front: 8th Grade Lianna Bilbao, 7th Grade Kole Barbetti Second Row: Left to right: 12th Grade Mariah Kresefski, 11th Grade Courtney Enderline, 9th Grade Melania Pepsin and Mr. Christopher Thomas- Principal Missing when photo was…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

 8th grade inductees for the Mid Valley National Junior Honor Society. The Induction ceremony took place in the Mid Valley Auditorium on April 11, 2013. PICTURED: Back Row left to right: Matthew Bukowski (HS National Honor Society Member), Julia Betti, Jesse Doyle, Elizabeth Depew, Jessica Slocum, Christina Szymczyk, Vanessa O’Boyle, Abigail Mills, Lauren Williams, Elizabeth Piorkowski, Corey…

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Morse Code

We could communicate with a series of dashes and dots, but we think we’ll stick with our current means of helping you sell: our weekly printed edition, our website and our radio show, Paper Shop Live! Samuel F. Morse was born on this day in 1791, and aside from his talent as an artist and…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Members of the Lady Lions Softball team are: left to right, Assistant Coach John Richter, Mackenzie Duffy, Gabby Truesdale, Trista Carpenter, Shelby Croasdale, Emma Vasky, Courtney Ditchey, Brianna Smarkusky, Cameron Crock, Nicole Rosa, Shannon Jones, Janine Strauch, Kerrigan Buck and Head Coach John Brander.   Seniors Courtney Ditchey   Brianna Smarkusky   Cameron Crock

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Arbor Day

All hail the mighty tree! And let’s give a tip of the hat to Julius Sterling Morton, too. After all, today is Arbor Day and Julius is the fellow who started the whole thing. You’ve heard of the Tree of Knowledge? Well, here’s some interesting knowledge about trees: Nearly 1/3 of the United States is…

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HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS CELEBRATE ‘ROYAL PI DAY’ Schools from the Holy Redeemer System of the Diocese of Scranton celebrated “Royal Pi Day” at Holy Redeemer High School during a day of activities that focused on the world’s most famous math symbol,p (Pi), the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its radius. As a number, Pi is…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

Members of Mrs.  Wyandt’s 7th grade Geography class at Old Forge High School participated in a clean up of school grounds to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd.  Back Row: Amanda Katchmar, Maricruz Saucedo, Randy Jarnicki, Nick DeAndrea, Steven Coolbaugh Front Row: Angelina Palma, Ashley Kempa, Ashlynn Mazzochi, Gabby Margheriti, Kole Barbetti, Chris Matsko, Nacir Harris,…

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The Final Countdown

If you’ve now got the riff from that old ’80s tune in your head … well, you’re welcome! We could think of no better way to usher in both the last Friday of April and the deadline for the May 1st issue. Just as we do every Friday, we’ll spend the morning putting the final…

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Get Real (Estate)

Take it to the max. Because the max is only $70. And when it’s real estate that you’re selling, $70 is a very square deal. As you may already know, the commission due when an item sells is based on the printed asking price. The maximum commission we charge is $70 – anything with an…

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License to Collect

On April 25, 1903, New York became the first state to issue automobile license plates. Don’t let that little bit of trivia mislead you, though: while the first plates were issued 110 years ago today, they weren’t the first required ones. Starting in 1901, Massachusetts required that all vehicles carry identification plates; the difference, however,…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

  Members of the Lackawanna Trail Lions Boys Volleyball Team are: front, from left,  Aidan Holmes, Neil Harvey, Nick Miller and Phil Mattes; middle, Collin Walsh, Dylan Simon, Ryan Dill, Brian Mitteer, John Kwiatkowski, Brad Lochen, Josh Brown, Phil Sawicki and Keith Traver; back, Manager Maddie Lengel, Joseph Howard, Matthew Huertas, Wyatt Cooper, Devin Walsh, Richard…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Members of the Junior High Track Team are: front, from left, Charlie Strickland, Griffin Holmes, Allison Melnikoff, Lili Martin; second row, Matthew Bergey, Troy Pensak, Ashleigh Clarke, Cassandra Brown, Jaclyn Fusik,  Davi Doblado, and Courtney Petrilak; back, Matthew Kinback, Robert Buck, Anthony Berrios and Gregory Ellsworth.  Anna Torrence absent from photo.  

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School’s Varsity Golfer, Tyler Motisko, will continue his academic and athletic career for the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Tyler is the son of Lynn and Don Goffredo.  Tyler plans to major in pharmacy.   Pictured left to right standing; Mr. Peter Chapla, Valley View High School Principal; Mr. Jamie Addley, Valley View Golf Coach;…

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