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Downtown Old Forge will closely resemble a Norman Rockwell painting this weekend as it comes to life with the spirit of the holiday season. On Sunday, Dec. 4, the borough will celebrate the third annual Snow Forge, a free Christmas-themed event organized (read more)

Around Town

Church Food Sales • St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Winter and Church streets in Old Forge, will sponsor a pierogie sale on Wednesday Dec. 14. The deadline for ordering is Friday, Dec. 9. Orders can be placed by calling 570-457-9280 or 570-457-2875 (leave (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. Holiday Trolleys: The E (read more)

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Actors Circle will present “The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of ‘A Christmas Carol,’” at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton, Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 1 to 11, at 8 p.m. Thursday (read more)

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Members of the Riverside Jr. Vikings All Stars, who teamed up with other members of the All-County Conference Jr. Football League, faced the Jr. Football All Stars in the Wyoming Valley Jr. Football Conference, and won 33-7. The Riverside Jr. Vikings All (read more)

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Taylor resident George Fricovsky recited the Pledge of Allegiance at a recent Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting. Fricovsky was honored by the lawmakers for his recent designation as a World War II hero. He was also bestowed with his high school dipl (read more)

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Taylor Fire Department Ladder 95 will hold its annual Christmas train, toy, craft and collectables show Saturday, Dec. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the back room of the fire hall at 614 Union St. in Taylor. Admission is $3; children younger than 10 will be admi (read more)