Christopher Thomas and Nathan Barrett, principals of the Old Forge School District, announce October Devil Pride high school students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride. Pride stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others.
From left: Corianne Holzman, Ryan Hoffman, Kacie Tufaro, Abi Garcia and Tr
Christopher Thomas and Nathan Barrett, principals of the Old Forge School District, announce November Devil Pride elementary students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride. “Pride” stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others.
From left, seated: Robert Gillette, Lilianna Lenceski, Natalie Greer and Gabby Ciullo. Standing: Ray Kresefski, Rhiannon Koss, Angela Booth and principal Barrett.
WHERE WERE YOU? It was a packed house at the Holy Rosary Toyland Bingo event on Friday, Dec. 12, in Duryea. View more photos online at triborobanner.com.
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Food Collection: The Taylor Community Library is currently collecting food for the area food bank. Any canned, boxed or jarred food item are being accepted. Items may be dropped off at the library during regular business hours.
Online Degrees: The Wilkes University School of Education is offering a new online master’s degree program that will allow career changers to earn Pennsylvania teaching certification at the middle level — grades four to eight. Students enrolled in the program will choose an area of specialization: math, science, social studies or English/language arts.
OLD FORGE POLICE: No report was available at press time.
MOOSIC POLICE: Officers responded to more than 130 calls between Nov. 23 and Dec. 6.
On Nov. 23, officers were dispatched to investigate a report of an activated alarm inside a home in the 700 block of Rocky Glen Road. A similar call sent officers to a home in the 4600 block of Birney Avenue. Officers were sent to a reported accident involving an all-terrain vehicle on Montage Mountain Road.
Holiday shopping can be frustrating, especially for those hard-to-please folks. Thanks to Pittston-based “New 4 You,” the hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind gifts and treasures are easier to locate this holiday season.
Located inside the Jack Wise Design Center, at 1620 Rte. 315, the store offers an eclectic variety of home decor and accessories.
“We have so many different things here,” owner Patricia Gregory said. “From furniture to women’s jewelry, there really is a lot.”