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)

Local scholar honored

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Stanley Joseph Kania III Ph.D. of Old Forge was awarded the William G. McGowan Medal for Excellence in Doctoral Studies at Marywood University’s recent commencement ceremony. The McGowan Medal was founded by the William G. McGowan Charitab (read more)

Area student inducted into honor society

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Corrine Enderline of Old Forge was among 23 Marywood University students who were recently inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology. Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology, was founded in 1929 for the purp (read more)

Old Forge Honor Roll

Old Forge School District announces fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2018-’19 school year. Grade 12 Hannah Acevedo, Ashleigh Avvisato, Emily Budzak, Courtney Connors, Michael Cordaro, Catrina Enderline, Denise Evans, Stephen Evans, Nicholas Gallagher, Ju (read more)

Old Forge graduates

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Old Forge High School graduating class. (read more)

Snapshots

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PHOTOS BY BOB KOLVECK Scenes from Riverside High School’s graduation. (read more)

Presenting historical markers

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS The fourth-grade Pennsylvania History classes from Riverside Elementary East School set out on a Saturday field trip throughout Lackawanna County to discover PA historical markers. At each site, the students presented to their families wh (read more)

PRIDE students for April

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Old Forge High School named the April Devil PRIDE high school students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil PRIDE, which stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and e (read more)

Devil PRIDE students

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Old Forge Elementary School named the May Devil PRIDE students. The students were chosen based on recognition for their outstanding demonstrations of Devil PRIDE (which stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and examp (read more)

U of Success graduates

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Old Forge students were among the 19 high school students who completed The University of Scranton’s University of Success program, a multi-year, pre-college program that is designed for high school students to develop the skills needed to successfully ga (read more)

Outstanding student

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PHOTO BY BOB KOLVECK Wilkes-Barre Area Career & Technical Center held commencement exercises recently. Gina Davis from Riverside High School was selected as outstanding student of the year. (read more)

Old Forge senior class awards

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Old Forge School District’s 59th annual senior awards night was held recently. (read more)

Civil War Experience

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Several Old Forge High School students took a trip to Gettysburg recently. They had a two-hour guided tour of the battleground and town, they went on a scavenger hunt in the National Military Museum. (read more)

Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Leadership Lackawanna teen program, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, recently met at Lackawanna College in Scranton, for their graduation recognition ceremony. Leadership Lackawanna’s seven-month Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program develops the (read more)

First-grade theatrics

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The first-grade classes at Riverside Elementary West School recently performed a Disney spring musical under the direction of Melissa Lingle, music teacher. From left: Elizabeth Egan, Alyvia Fox, Naomi Aragon-Veliz, Memorie Martin and Patr (read more)

Helping out at the market

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Members of the Riverside High School varsity and seventh-grade basketball teams volunteered at Riverside Elementary East School to assist with the free children’s produce market. The market is made possible through the Weinberg Northeast R (read more)

Senior class

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Old Forge High School graduating class. of 2018-’19. (read more)

Snapshots

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The third- and fourth-graders at Riverside Elementary East School celebrated the end of the school year at their annual “Summer Kickoff” carnival on the school grounds. The event is organized by the Riverside PTA. (read more)

A safety message

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Third-grade Old Forge Elementary student Joselyn DeStefano’s art project won the Lackawanna Blind Association’s Eye Help and Safety Fall and Halloween theme contest. “I chose a Halloween scene where children are going door to door and on t (read more)


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