SCRANTON SCHOOL BOARD STATEMENT ON THE FINDINGS OF THE 41 ST STATEWIDE INVESTIGATING GRAND JURY

In January, the Board of Education requested that the Lackawanna County District Attorney launch an investigation into the use of taxpayer dollars to pay for non-descript services and healthcare benefits to a non-employee of the Scranton School District between 2006-2017, a matter identified as Finding No. 5 in the Auditor General’s Performance Audit released in…

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West Scranton Junior Studies Law at Stanford

West Scranton junior Kailey DeFina was nominated to join other high school students from across the country to participate in the Stanford University Intensive Law and Trial Program at the university campus in California, which took place this past summer. The program lasted for 10 days, from July 25 to August 4, and allowed students…

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Marywood University’s Chamber Singers Receive Invitation to Perform at Lincoln University

For the first time in their history, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers have been invited to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Conference at Lincoln University. Through a competitive application process, Marywood University’s Chamber Singers will be one of four choirs that have been chosen to perform at the conference, which takes place on October…

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Marywood University Professor Selected for State Chair of Pennsylvania

David Romines, D.M.A., Dickson City, Pa., associate professor of music education, director of bands, and co-chairperson of the music, theatre, and dance department at Marywood University. The National Band Association Executive Committee has appointed F. David Romines, D.M.A., associate professor of music education, director of bands, and co-chairperson of the music, theatre, and dance department…

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Marywood University Student Receives Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania Scholarship

Marywood University Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) department student, Nicole Coombs, Scranton, Pa., was recently notified that she is the recipient of the 2018 Northeastern Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Pennsylvania Scholarship. Ms. Coombs is a junior in the speech-language pathology program at Marywood University. The $1,000 Speech-Language-Hearing Association Scholarship is awarded to a full-time matriculating student…

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Supporting Small Businesses

  Paper Shop supports all small businesses in NEPA and we want to make sure that all of our members of the community are shopping locally. Make sure your business gets the most exposure this upcoming holiday season by advertising with Paper Shop! If you are interested in signing up please print out this form…

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Fall Activities in NEPA

Happy Fall Y’all! Fall activities are so much fun because not only is the weather beautiful but you get to spend some time out in nature with loved ones. I’m sure you may have a few things in mind that you would like to do this Fall season such as apple picking, hayrides, looking at the…

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Fall Yard Cleanup

It is the last day of Summer, can you believe it?! Most of you already considered it the Fall season but it technically begins tomorrow, September 22nd. Some of the trees are already starting to change color, the air is already cool and crisp, pumpkin spice is back, and the stores are packed with Fall and…

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Marywood University Receives Top Rankings for Its Graduate and Undergraduate Art Therapy Programs Based on Affordability

Marywood University was recently notified that its Graduate Art Therapy program is ranked first for the best art therapy program in the country based upon affordability. Additionally, Marywood’s undergraduate program is ranked 30th for best Undergraduate Art Therapy program in the country. Both the graduate and undergraduate rankings were done by Best Counseling Degrees and…

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Junior and Senior Class Officers – Old Forge

The Old Forge School District Senior and Junior Class Officers for the 2018-19 School Year. Seniors left to right: Anna Kuckla – President, Hayden Jones- Vice President, Abbey Nee and Alyssa Wilcox- Secretary, Tommy Souriyavong- Treasurer Juniors left to right; Cassandra Nocera- President, Nick Nalaschi- Treasurer, Gianna Adomiak- Vice President, Kevin Pepsin- Secretary

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