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GIFTS TO THE COMMUNITY

The Christmas season is in full swing, and there are several holiday-themed events taking place in the Triboro area over the coming days. Here are a couple you might want to check out: Hope Church’s Free Gift Wrapping Beginning Thursday night, members of (read more)

Around Town

Cookie Sale St. Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Church, 140 Church St. in Old Forge, will hold a cookie sale on Saturday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All cookies are homemade including anise wedding, thumbprint, pepper cookies, chocolate chip, peanut butter ki (read more)

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. Christmas Cookies: Sain (read more)

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NUTCRACKER PERFORMANCES

Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Marywood University will present the 42nd annual free performances of The Nutcracker on Tuesday through Thursday, Dec. 26-28, at the Sette LaVerghetta Theater on the Marywood campus, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. each day. General publ (read more)

Area Church Services

Send additions or corrections about your church (in Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic, Avoca, Dupont and Duryea) totriborobanner@timesshamrock.com. Church of God, 101 Center St. in Taylor. Worship Sundays 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m. Doug Hoeffner is pastor. 57 (read more)

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NEW SCHOOL BOARD

Old Forge School District’s newly elected board members were sworn in recently. From left, seated: Alisha Marmo, Marie Ciuferri, Joan Wilk (president), Megan McCabe and Julie Grimes. Standing: John Rushefski (superintendent), Christopher Thomas (secretary (read more)

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TALENT SHOW PLANNED AT OLD FORGE

For a senior project, three Old Forge students are planning to host a school talent show to raise money to benefit art programs of schools in areas of low income. All money raised will benefit the Center for Arts Education, an organization dedicated to pr (read more)

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THE CANCER CONCIERGE

Who wouldn’t want a concierge, no matter what is going on in their life? So when faced with a serious diagnosis such as cancer, a concierge may be a necessity not a luxury. “The Cancer Concierge,” as stated in the recent issue of CURE magazine, is a free (read more)