Just Getting Started

The mats are shaking once again in Moosic as Grand Slam Wrestling kicks off the 2016 season. Saturday, Feb. 6, saw the “Hostile Intentions” match host a packed crowd at the Moosic Youth Center. GSW ProWrestling co-owner Brad Czankner said the event was a major start to the organization’s season. “This weekend was a huge success for Grand Slam Wrestling; we packed over 130 into the Moosic Youth Center for our first show of 2016,” he said. (read more)

  • Just Getting Started
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • Playoffs Loom
  • ‘The Children’s Hour’
  • Clarks Summit Festival of Ice this Weekend
  • Homemade Chili Dinner


 

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Area Church Services

This listing is a work in progress. Send information about your church (in Old Forge, Taylor, Moosic and Duryea) to triborobanner@timesshamrock.com. Church of God, 101 Center St. in Taylor. Worship Sundays 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m. Doug Hoeffner is p

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

Spanish Club

Riverside High School’s Spanish club, moderated by Angela Mozda, are, from left, front row: Morgannn Williams, Kelly Miller, Christina Smith, Olivia Sokolowsky, Amanda Talipski, Kayla Johnson, Hunter Talipski and Anthony DeFrancesco. Back row: Destianna E

Devil Pride Students

January Devil PRIDE Elementary students were chosen based on their outstanding demonstrations of Devil PRIDE, which stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others. From left, seated: Ava Arnold, grade two; Jason Kissolovege

Snapshots

Old Forge boys lost a tough one to Mid Valley 47-46 in overtime. PHOTOS BOB KOLVECK

AV Club

Members of Riverside High School’s audio-visual club, moderated by Christine McDermott, are, from left: Tom Hufford, Aggie Miles, Kiersten Royce, Abby Fairclough and Kerilyn Pon.

National Signing Day

The Old Forge School District took part in National Signing Day recently. Three Football Players, Michael Cantarella, Armando Sallavanti and Cooper Califano signed with the colleges of their choice. Michael Cantarella will attend Hamilton College, Armando

Playoffs Loom

Old Forge junior Ben Grochowski is tired of feeling like a yo-yo. He knows that when the yo-yo comes to a stop, the Blue Devils are ready to roll. The junior has seen those signs, and is ready to go. “We’ve had some ups and some downs,” Grochowski said. “

Recipes from Helen's Kitchen

Hot & Spicy Corn Chowder 3 slices bacon ½ cup chopped onion ½ teaspoon chopped garlic ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 2 cups corn kernels 2 cups water 2 cups (1%) milk 1 medium potato, cut into 1-inch cubes ½ cup chopped fresh parsley Black pepper, to tas

Around Town

Kindergarten Registration • Registration at the Old Forge School District for the 2016-17 school year for kindergarten will be held at the high school auditorium Tuesday, March 15, and Thursday, March 17, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2:45 p.m. on both days. Children a

Ice Skating Fundraiser

The Mall at Steamtown’s indoor ice skating rink, during the holiday shopping season, raised $1,000 for the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, as a portion of each admission fee was donated to the organization. From left: Gary Drapek, United Way

Homemade Chili Dinner

Prince of Peace Parish in Old Forge will hold a takeout-only chili dinner, featuring Father Gus’ own secret recipe. Menu includes a quart of chili, corn bread and a dessert of sherbet. Orders must be placed by Thursday, Feb. 11, with pick up Thursday, Feb

Clarks Summit Festival of Ice this Weekend

State Street in Clarks Summit will be transformed into an old-fashioned Winter Carnival during the 12th annual Festival of Ice, Friday through Monday, Feb. 12-15. The event will kick-off Friday at 5 p.m. with live music, a parade featuring the COLTS Troll

‘The Children’s Hour’

Actors Circle presents “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Helman Thursdays through Sundays through Feb. 21 at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road in Scranton. Thursday through Saturday shows are at 8 p.m. Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12; $

Just Getting Started

The mats are shaking once again in Moosic as Grand Slam Wrestling kicks off the 2016 season. Saturday, Feb. 6, saw the “Hostile Intentions” match host a packed crowd at the Moosic Youth Center. GSW ProWrestling co-owner Brad Czankner said the event was a

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

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