Envirothon winners

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Riverside “Rhoade Warriors” Team won the Junior High Envirothon. They competed with schools from Lackawanna, Wyoming and Susquehanna counties. From left: Jerry Stiles, Lackawanna County Conservation District manager, Connor Monahan, Je (read more)

Old Forge Cleanup

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Representatives from Old Forge High School’s sports teams and clubs were present throughout Old Forge Borough to participate in the Great American Cleanup Day. Over 100 bags of garbage and 50 tires along with discarded furniture and electr (read more)

Learning about baby chicks

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The students in Rosemary Wincovitch’s second-grade classroom learned about many life cycles in science. Their favorite was learning about the chick life cycle. From left: Hayeden Jones, Jackson Fecina, Shawn Wolfe, Nathaniel Irizarry, Liam (read more)

Riverside role models

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SUBMITTED PHOTO April role models at Riverside Elementary West are, from left, first row: Avery O’Neill, Logan Pilosi, Vanessa Skurka, Ilonah Nealon, Aarya Patel and Liam Martin. Second row: Alexis Buchanan, Kathryn Howells, Samuel Dudzik, Emily Chapman a (read more)

Shadowing in the big city

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Riverside High School sophomore Hunter Geise recently completed a career shadow at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This extremely rare opportunity was facilitated by Riverside alumnus Brandon Lawrence, director of group sales for M (read more)

Headed to Mercy

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Lou Stefanelli, a member of the Riverside baseball team, will continue his academic and playing career at Mercy College. From left: father Lou, Lou, mother Debbie. Second row: coach Sean Hughes, athletic director Dan Digwood, principal Joe (read more)

Riverside dominates engineering competition

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SUBMITTED PHOTO A team from Riverside Jr.-Sr. High School, consisting of Gary Mrozinski, Gabby Szajkowski, Dominick DeAngelo and Brianne Nemergu, finished in second place at a recent engineering competition at North Pocono Middle School. Staying within th (read more)

Around Town

Farmers market Old Forge Borough has started a farmers market. The opening will be Thursday, July 11. It will be open every Thursday from noon to 6 p.m. at 620 South Main St. (the former Saint Lawrence rectory). There is plenty of parking in the rear. For (read more)

Academic achievement

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS Two local residents were among the graduate students recognized for academic achievement by The University of Scranton. Louis J. Finnerty of Old Forge received the university’s outstanding academic award for health administration. Lauren (read more)

Donations to children

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Students of the Old Forge High School French Club donated books and stuffed animals to the children of the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton. In the photo are: Jonathan Nicholoff, Hannah Lisowski, Abby Robson, Cassandra Nocera, Liz Zuchins (read more)