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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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School’s Varsity Golfer, Max Cornell will continue his academic and athletic career at the University of the Science in Philadelphia.  Max is the son of Mark and Debbie Cornell.  Max will pursue a BSMD and is accepted into the 8 year program affiliated with The Commonwealth Medical College.   Pictured left to right standing; Mr. Peter…

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DUNMORE HIGH SCHOOL

Senior students from Dunmore High School recently completed their Senior Projects. The Senior Project’s objective is to assist students in preparing for their future academic and/or professional endeavors through practical experiences, research, and presentation. Seventeen seniors at Dunmore High School achieved perfect scores on the Senior Project. Pictured are: 1st row, from left to right:…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Member of the JV Softball team are: front, from left, Daria Lewandowski, Kasey Buck, Taryn Matti, Aimee Melnikoff; second row: Andrea Ballard, Carli Kalinoski, Alyssa Sohns and  Sonja Stacknick; third row: Haley Brim, Nicole Navarrete , Breanna Halter, Victoria Middleton; back, Head Coach Gary Wilmet and Assistant Coach Kelley Buck.  

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Ad of the Week: One-Armed Bandit

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. Thank goodness for…

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Knock on Wood

It’s a staple of home remodeling programs and a feature of homebuying shows: the unexpected wood floor. Who wouldn’t (woodn’t?) want to find beautiful hardwood floors tucked under all that old carpeting? If you’re feeling curious, there are a few ways to get an idea if you’ve got some hidden hardwood. First, try going to…

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GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

MARCH MADNESS WINNERS!Good Shepherd Academy students competed in the March Madness Reading Competition throughout the month of March! Classes competed with each other by reading as many pages as they could during March Madness. The Middle States Steering Committee organized the event. Mr James A. Jones is the principal and Mr. Stan Pavlick is the…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Old Forge raises money for Leukemia Lymphoma Society sponsored by the Olive Garden. Homerooms were motivated by “Pennies for Pasta.” Mrs. Paula Torwich’s Homeroom 314 raised the most money and was rewarded with lunch from the Olive Garden.  Standing Yu Hao Zheng, David Pietryka, Victoria Tansley, Mike Wasko, Kelci Yesnowski, Jewel Talarico. Brendon Vahey, Sabrina Talarico, Corey Souryavong,…

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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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