The Sweet Life

Students at Riverside School District were in for a sweet lesson when award-winning chocolatier Adam Turoni stopped by last week. The 2007 Riverside graduate returned to his alma mater to talk about his culinary experiences and his nontraditional post-secondary education. He also gave a live demonstration on preparing the truffles that he is famous for. “When you walk into kindergarten at the Riverside School District, or any school district for that matter, we ask you to follow your dreams and dream big. This is for sure somebody who took that advice,” said Paul Brennan, superintendent at the Riverside School District, as he introduced Turoni. (read more)

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  • A Standout Season
  • Service to the FOP Lodge
  • Scout Camp Out
  • A Day on the Slopes for a Cause


 

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Speaking to the Author

The Vikings Read Book Club Skyped with author Jackson Pearce recently. Jackson Pearce writes books for young adult and middle-grade readers. Skyping from Atlanta, she spoke with the Vikings Read Book Club after club members read several of her retold fair

Community Calendar

Email your organization’s events to triborobanner@timesshamrock.com. Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the thetriborobanner.com for the complete calendar listing, including additional ev

Snapshots

Riverside upset Holy Cross in a 61-53 overtime win at home.

Role Models of the Month

These students from Riverside Elementary West School were chosen as Role Models for the month. From left, first row: Addison Smith, Payton Oustrich, Cooper Borowski, Anthony Aragon, Blake Hill, Kenielys Fernandez-Rivera, Quinn Coyle and Annabelle Laskowsk

Kitchen Basics Needed

The Old Forge Junior High life skills class is reaching out to the community for help. This classroom is new this year in the Junior High School. Teacher Nicole Warnek and the staff in the classroom need help in obtaining items, so that they could teach d

A Standout Season

What a difference a year makes. For Riverside junior Jess Millan, getting noticed for her efforts in the off-season has paid off handsomely. “It’s going well. I wasn’t expecting this much from myself,” Millan said. “I think the off-season really helped me

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Jan. 29, 2016

Mini-Cinnamon Breakfast Rolls 4 to 4-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast 1 cup milk 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs ½ stick butter or margarine, melted ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoon cinnamon Powdere

Around Town

Library Events At the Taylor Communit Library, 710 S Main St, Taylor: • School Age Fun Time. Tuesday nights, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Feb. 9, 16 and 23, for crafts, games and other activities. For kids ages 6-12. • Toddler Storytime: Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and

Snapshots

Riverside Girls defeated Mid-Valley 55-15.

Editorial

It’s been a few months since I took over the job, and it’s about time I introduced myself. For those who haven’t yet emailed or talked on the phone with me yet, I’m Chris Cornell, and I’m the editor of the Triboro Banner. But more importantly, I want to w

A Day on the Slopes for a Cause

Skiers and snowboarders will be able to enjoy a full day at Montage Mountain while helping Friends of the Poor. On Saturday, Feb. 6, starting at 12:00 noon, Montage will host College SnowJam, a student-led event giving northeastern Pennsylvania university

Scout Camp Out

Boy Scout Troop No. 61 in Old Forge recently held its winter camp out at the Goose Pond Scout Reservation in Lake Ariel. In the photo, the scouts of the Flaming Arrow Patrol warm themselves around a fire they built.

Service to the FOP Lodge

Two officers of the Northeastern Lodge No. 63 Fraternal Order of Police were recently presented with plaques in recognition of their service to the Lodge. Above: Retired Greenfield Township Chief of Police Gerald Rusek (left) received recognition of 32 ye

The Sweet Life

Students at Riverside School District were in for a sweet lesson when award-winning chocolatier Adam Turoni stopped by last week. The 2007 Riverside graduate returned to his alma mater to talk about his culinary experiences and his nontraditional post-sec

Boosted Confidence

As the lone returning starter for the Lady Devils, Old Forge senior Gabby Verespey knew she needed to do something after she and her teammates on the girls basketball team opened their season with 14 straight losses. A Lackawanna League III-IV crossover g

Community Calendar

Email your organization’s events to triborobanner@timesshamrock.com. Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the thetriborobanner.com for the complete calendar listing, including additional ev

Conservation Lessons

Students in Karen Letteri’s first grade class at Riverside Elementary West School were presented with a program on Wildlife Conservation by Ron Kelley, Pennsylvania Department of Wildlife Conservation Officer. Pictured left-to-right are Karen Letteri; fir

Three Kings Day

The Old Forge Spanish 3 honors class presented a program on Three Kings Day to the sixth-grade classes in the elementary school recently. From left, kneeling: Coleen Santos, Maricruz Saucedo, Cole Barbetti and Cassie Colozza. Standing: Kevin Welsh, Alexan

Snapshots

The Lackawanna River Corridor Association’s annual ShiverFest featured fun in the cold water of the Lackawanna River recently. The extreme kayak and canoe race took place on 2.7 of the Lackawanna River. PHOTOS TOM BONOMO The Lackawanna River Corridor Asso

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Old Forge boys defeaed Riverside, 80-69. PHOTOS BOB KOLVECK

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