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Building on a Championship

Although Riverside has a new head football coach, a large group of returning players has Ben Thomas — a Riverside graduate who went on to play at the University of Maryland — with high hopes of keeping the Vikings in the hunt for playoff action. “The key (read more)

Around Town

Senior Fair Older residents of the 113th legislative district are invited to state Rep. Marty Flynn’s fourth annual senior fair Friday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Hall, Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis St. in Scranton. No RSVP is needed. In (read more)

Community Calendar

Email your organization’s events to Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the for the complete calendar listing. Steamtown Celebrates: A (read more)

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen; Aug. 19, 2016

Meatball Soup 2 (14-1/2 ounce) cans low-sodium chicken-with-rice soup 2-3/4 cups water 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped carrot 1/4 cup chopped celery 1 large clove garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1/2 pound lean ground turkey 3 tablespoo (read more)

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Riverside High School holds preseason practices. PHOTOS BOB KOLVECK (read more)

Area Church Services

Send additions or corrections about your church (in Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic, Avoca, Dupont and Duryea) to Church of God, 101 Center St. in Taylor. Worship Sundays 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m. Doug Hoeffner is pastor. 5 (read more)

La Festa Entertainment Schedule

La Festa Italiana will be held Labor Day weekend — Friday through Monday, Sept. 2-5 — on Lackawanna County Courthouse Square in Scranton. The hours are Friday, 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Monday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission (read more)

Cancer Answers: Fertility and Cancer Treatment – Facts for Men and Women, Part Two of Two

Having just received a cancer diagnosis, future parenthood may be the farthest thing from your mind. However, it is important to ask about your cancer treatment and its affect on fertility before treatment begins. While many cancer treatments have evolved (read more)

Cancer Answers: Fertility and Cancer, Part 1 Ask questions before your treatment begins

After receiving a cancer diagnosis, there are an incredible number of what can seem to be overwhelming decisions to make: about treatment options, work/school, finances/insurance, transportation, etc., and many of them need to be made quickly. One questio (read more)

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