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Making History a Game

Students will put teams of history aficionados to the test at a game show this weekend at Montage Mountain. The Lackawanna Historical Society will hold its annual “You Live Here, You Should Know This” local history competition Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. at Montage Mountain’s Slocum Hollow Bar & Restaurant, 1000 Montage Mountain Road in Scranton. “I think people in general like local history, but I think more people like local history in an entertaining way,” said Mary Ann Moran-Savakinus, the historical society’s executive director. “And we do have lectures and programs that are more serious, based on a certain topics. This gives people a way to enjoy history and have fun and learn at the same time.” (read more)

  • Making History a Game
  • Around Town
  • Community Calendar
  • Snapshots
  • Area Church Services
  • Math-a-Thon
  • Role Models


Local Hurlers

Some high school baseball/softball action from last week: Top right: Old Forge High School softball pitcher Corianne Holzman in the team’s recent 8-1 win over Lackawanna Trail. Top left: Old Forge baseball pitcher Ben Grochowski in the team’s recent 7-0 w

Helping Animals

The student council members from Riverside Elementary West collected donations for PAWsitively for the Animals. This organization supports pet adoption, pet rescue, low-cost spay/neuter programs, four-legged food banks and education regarding responsible

Revving Up for the Test

EJ the DJ visited Old Forge students recently for the annual Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) pep rally. The students were asked a series a questions in reading and math, along with music trivia.

Role Models

The monthly Role Models at Riverside Elementary West included, from left, front row: Angel Ramirez, Laila Bird, Charleigh Beverage, Anaya Chohan and Shelby Lewis. Second row: Lorenzo Lello, Riley Bandy, Hunter Smith, Santino D’Amico and Caitlin Lewis. Thi

Math-a-Thon

Old Forge Elementary students in kindergarten through grade six participated in the St. Jude’s Math-a-thon the entire month of March. Students raised $2,480 by receiving donations to complete math problems. From left, front row: Madison Seymour, Christoph

Riverside Role Models

At Riverside Elementary East, the following students were named Role Models for the month. From left, front row: Mia Bender, Gianna DePaolo, Sophia Tunney, Karina Youells, Emma Bisignani, Esteban Reyes and Lucas Russomano. Second row: Kaitlyn Newberry, Li

Devil Pride Students

The Old Forge School District recently chose its Devil Pride students for the month. Pride stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and example to others. From left, front row; Kyleigh Carey, Kate O’Hearn, Kariannah Moore and Ayden Aversa.
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