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End-of-summer fest School district holds back-to-school fair

It’s still summer vacation, but the Riverside School District is doing its part to get students and parents in a back-to-school frame of mind. Today, the district’s elementary schools will host the fifth annual Back-to-School Fair from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. o (read more)

Around Town

Veterans outreach Area veterans are invited to take part in the monthly support program at the office of state Rep. Bridget M. Kosierowski. A representative from the American Legion Service Office Outreach program will be in Kosierowski’s office at 802 S. (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. Farmers market: The Old (read more)

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Clergy honored, officers installed by Knights of Columbus

SUBMITTED PHOTOS Knights of Columbus Council No. 5940 held a dinner at Queen of the Apostles Parish Hall in Avoca to honor the clergy within the Deanery. Four candidates earned their first and second degrees as Brother Knights. From left, first row: Tim T (read more)

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Firefighters are needed, officials say

Greenwood Hose Co. No. 1 of Moosic recently reached out to the almost 3,000 Moosic households with a invitation to become members of the fire company. Officials say there is no secret that participation in volunteer fire departments all over the state is (read more)

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS Prince of Peace Parish in Old Forge held its annual chicken barbecue on Sunday, Aug. 11. More than 700 dinners were served. (read more)

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Back in the day: Roosevelt School

PHOTO COURTESY OF SHAWN MURPHY This photo from 1923 depicts a class at the Roosevent School, Taylor’s first high school, on West Grove Street. In 1926, a new high school was constructed on South Main St., adjacent to Riverside’s current Memorial Stadium. (read more)

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Vegetable, cheese dish a winner for UNC of NEPA

Eat local and support people in more ways than one. At United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s annual Farm to Fork Dinner, guests can taste fresh produce and more from local farmers while helping those who need it most. The fifth annual (read more)