Setting the Standard

There’s a greater expectation for students entering kindergarten than ever before, with state and federal curriculum guidelines impacting how young minds are engaged in the preschool and daycare setting. “What we started more than 20 years ago has grown to meet the needs of the children,” explained Pat Verdine, owner of ABC Kiddie Kampus, with three locations — Old Forge, Pittston and Exeter. (read more)

  • Setting the Standard
  • Police Report Highlights
  • Community Calendar


 

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Setting the Standard

There’s a greater expectation for students entering kindergarten than ever before, with state and federal curriculum guidelines impacting how young minds are engaged in the preschool and daycare setting. “What we started more than 20 years ago has grown t

Police Report Highlights

OLD FORGE POLICE: No report was available at press time. TAYLOR POLICE: Officers responded to more than 60 calls between Aug. 11-17. On Aug. 11, officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle in McDade Park. A report of an attemp

Community Calendar

Summer Cocktail Party: Serving Seniors will host its annual fundraising summer cocktail party at Abington Manor, 100 Edella Road, Clarks Summit, from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. The cost is $35 and includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment.

Around Town

Retired Citizens to Meet OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Retired Citizens Association will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Arcaro and Genell’s in Old Forge. Pierogie Sale OLD FORGE — St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, Church and Winter streets, will hol

Finding Your Inner Beast

According to stopbullying.gov, approximately one in four children are bullied. For Merrit and LeeAnn Boyle, owners of the Pride, and Old Forge-based personal fitness business, combatting that statistic has become as important as the battle of the bulge. “

Police Report Highlights

OLD FORGE POLICE: Police responded to more than 15 calls between Aug. 3-9. On Aug. 3, officers were dispatched to investigate a report of a fight in progress in the 1000 block of Lonesome Road. A harassment complaint sent officers to a home in the 900 blo

Community Calendar

Chicken Dinner: St. Michael’s, Church and Winter streets, Old Forge, will host a takeout barbecue chicken dinner with pickup from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16. Price is $10 and includes half chicken, corn on the cob, potatoes, cole slaw, roll and c

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