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A Little Romance

Romance is Keith Thomas’ job. “People have always found AV to be a very romantic restaurant,” said Thomas, who is “front of the house” manager and wine steward at AV, 4134 Birney Ave. in Moosic. “It’s candle-lit and adorned with fresh, seasonal flowers. It has a cozy, intimate atmosphere. The opposite of what you find at most chain restaurants. First dates and anniversaries feel very special here. When you combine the unique atmosphere with excellent food, good wine, well-made cocktails and great service, the overall experience is very rewarding.” (read more)

  • A Little Romance
  • Business Is Growing
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • Area Church Services
  • Readers' Choice Winners
  • Fire Department Donation


Headed to St. Joe’s

Riverside High School student Will Davies has committed to continue his track career at St. Joseph’s University. From left, front row: mother Wendy, Davies, brother Rhys and father Bill. Second row: athletic director Dan Digwood, superintendent Paul Brenn

Headed to Kings

Riverside High School’s Mikkell Green has committed to continue his football career at King’s College. From left, front row: mother Yasminda Cabell, Green, coach John Fox. Back row: athletic director Dan Digwood, superintendent Paul Brennan, vice principa

Chemistry Award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors a competitive high school chemistry examination to recognize and reward outstanding high school chemistry students in our area of Northeastern and North-central Pennsylvania. The winning students and their chem

Olympic Competitors

Several Old Forge students participated in the Special Olympics held recently at North Pocono School District. From left: Craig Marsico, Alex Estevez, John Saucek, Adam Gearhart, Miranda Marshall, McKayla Seafoss, Jeremy Tobin, teacher Nicole Warnek, Sama

Devil Pride Students

Old Forge School District recently named its April Devil Pride elementary school students. The students were chosen based on their outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride (Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others). Sitting: Ma

Learning about Autism

The Parents Loving Children Through Autism (PLCTA) Foundation held a school-wide presentation for autism awareness at Riverside Elementary West School. April is National Autism Awareness Month. Pictured are the fourth-grade classes with Kathleen Walsh, pr

Robotic Arms

Victoria Tomaino and Karson Peperno, students in Lindsey Fultz’s and Amber Rugletic’s third-grade classes at Riverside Elementary East, participated in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) activity where they used robotic arms to move ob

Lions Donation

The Old Forge Lions Club recently gave the Old Forge High School LEO Club a $500 donation. From left, front row: Julian Giglio, Patrick McCool, Michael Renna, Angela Booth, Madison Wagner, Ashley Katchmar, Abby Robson, Jenna Ziemba, Purmina Sachdeva and E

State Twirling Champion

Derek Lederer is a sophomore at Old Forge High School and has been representing his school on the football field as a featured twirler for the past two years. He is now sharing his skills on a much bigger stage. After competing in Maryland and locally in

Old Forge Honor Roll

The Old Forge School District has released the names of the students who made the honor roll for the third marking persiod. Grade 12 Brendan Bordick-Lesavage, Kathryn Bound, Michael Cantarella, Alexis Coval, Andrea DeSando, Alexis DiGregorio, Thomas Domoz
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