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Over the past year, several local municipalities, including Moosic, have been paying homage to their veterans with sponsored banners hung along main thoroughfares. Now, Old Forge is joining the fray. During the past few weeks, Old Forge Mayor Bob Legg and (read more)

Around Town

Honor Society The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) chapter of Sigma Phi Omega, the national honor society in gerontology, recently inducted new students into its membership. Among them were: Nia Lombardo of Avoca and Katherine Stonikinis (read more)

Community Calendar

Email your organization’s events to Please have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit the for the complete calendar listing. Veteran Grave Markers: (read more)

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Old Forge Elementary announced the students who showed Devil PRIDE in April. PRIDE stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and example to others. From left, seated: principal Shelly Egan, Amelia Finnegan, Ava Herne and Gaetano Lubrano. St (read more)

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The first-graders at Riverside Elementary West School presented “Disney Favorites” under the direction of Melissa Lingle, music teacher (in back). From left: Hayedon Jones, Jeremy Fox, Emry Croughn, Maya Pon and Avery Graves. (read more)

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Students from Riverside Elementary East School who participated in the Watershed Art Contest sponsored by Pennsylvania American Water Co. From left: Mackenzie Chimock, Leena Conte, Paige Kelly, Benjamin Davies and Billy Byrne. (read more)

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Above: Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and members of the Parks and Recreation staff presented trophies to the winners in the 9-12 age category at the 26th annual fishing derby held recently at McDade Park. More than 200 children partic (read more)