The Ice Industry on Display

To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, including the 22nd annual Tobyhanna Ice Harvest on Mill Pond No. 1, Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) will feature an exhibit entitled, “A Cool Look at the Ice Industry.” Through historic artifacts and images from local historical societies and Steamtown’s collection, the exhibit traces the path of ice from ponds and lakes to homes and businesses, and presents ice as a resource that shaped a new America. The exhibit is located in the park’s Changing Exhibits Gallery. (read more)

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Around Town

Retired Citizens to Meet OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Retired Citizens will meet Wednesday, March 4, at 2:30 p.m., at Arcaro and Genell’s on Main Street in Old Forge. Dues will be collected at this meeting. Triboro Historical Society TAYLOR — The Triboro His

School News

Head Start Recruitment Luzerne County Head Start will be holding “open recruitment” at area centers. Applications will be taken in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties for the 2015-2016 school year. Luzerne County Head Start offers a range of comprehensive progra

Freshman Champs

The Riverside freshmen basketball team recently earned the title as Lackawanna League Division III Co-Champions. From left, kneeling: Zach Torba, Elisandro Fuentes, Alex Torba, Noah Zippittelli, Fernando Grande and Noah Jennings. Standing: Brayden Theil,

A Tradition of Tuna

If you’re looking for something homemade this Lenten season but don’t have the time or desire to make soup from scratch, or the patience to mix tuna salad to the perfect consistency, fret no more — The Moosic Lions’ Club has you covered. Each year, a smal

Community Calendar

Softball Signups: The Taylor Girls Softball Association will host registration every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Taylor community center. Signups will continue through February. Registration cost is $55 for one player, $10 each additional player, with a

Pelosi on Point

Nick Pelosi always had confidence in himself, but his ankles were another story. A broken left ankle ruined his freshman season at Old Forge and a right ankle sprain hampered his play as a sophomore last year. “This year they’ve been good,” Pelosi said. T

The Ice Industry on Display

To celebrate winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains, including the 22nd annual Tobyhanna Ice Harvest on Mill Pond No. 1, Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) will feature an exhibit entitled, “A Cool Look at the Ice Industry.

Moulin Rouge in Duryea

A group of 25 students from throughout the area — with ages ranging from 11 to 19 — are gearing up to get their grove on as part of Phoenix Theatrics’ presentation of “Moulin Rouge the Dance Stage Adaptation.” According to artistic director Lee LcChette,

Police Report Highlights

OLD FORGE POLICE: Officers responded to more than 25 calls between Feb. 3- 15. On Feb. 3, officers were sent to investigate a report of suspicious activity in the 300 block of North Main Street. A dispute between neighbors sent officers to a home in the 7

What's Happening

Wilkes Musical: With a title like “The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” Wilkes University’s latest theater production isn’t playing coy. It’s exactly what you think it is. The musical will take the stage of the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Pe

Around Town

Ecumenical Worship TAYLOR — The mid-week Ecumenical Lenten worship will be held at the Taylor Congregational Church on Union Street at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The preacher for the evening will be Rev. Paul Fields, pastor of the United Baptist church

School News

Wilkes University Students Inducted into National Honor Society Wilkes University inducted two local students as full members into the Theta Delta Chapter of the Beta Beta Beta national biological honor society during an induction ceremony held during the

SnapShots: St. George's Feast

WHERE WERE YOU? St. George’s held a pork and sauerkraut dinner on Sunday, Feb. 15. PHOTO SHANNON C. KEITH

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