STUDENT RESEARCHERS

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This Misericordia University Department of Physical Therapy student-faculty research team, featuring several members from the area, recently made a scholarly presentation at the annual American Physical Therapy Association’s NEXT Conference and Exposition (read more)

PJAS COMPETITOR

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Connor Brown, an eighth-grade student at Riverside Junior-Senior High School, won second place in the regional competition of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science. He was awarded for his experiment with electromagnetism, in which he tested the effec (read more)

LEARNING ABOUT SAFETY

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The children at Itsy Bitsy Bookworms Child Development Center in Moosic enjoyed a visit from Chief Janesko of the Moosic Police Department, who taught them about staying safe in their neighborhoods. From left, front row: Nicholas Kravitz, Aleah Cali, Sydn (read more)

HEADED TO PENN STATE

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Riverside senior Sierra Santarsiero will attend Penn State Schuylkill and continue her softball career. From left, front row: mother Lori Santarsiero, brother R.J. Sierra and father Robert Santarsiero. Second row: principal Joe Moceyunas, superintendent P (read more)

GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PJAS JOIN FORCES

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For the ninth year, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) hosted several local high school students for a fellowship research experience at the school. The invited students are members of the elite Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) (read more)

GRANT WILL PERMIT STUDENT-RUN SCHOOL STORE

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Recently the special education department of the Old Forge School District was awarded a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of NEPA. Special education director Michele Hopkins would like to bring a school store to Old Forge School. This school (read more)

RIVERSIDE GIRLS TAKE MEDICAL SCHOOL TOUR

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Girls in the seventh-grade at Riverside Jr.-Sr. High School recently visited and toured the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton. Their trip was sponsored and funded by the Women in Philanthropy (WIP) Initiative, which aspires to improve (read more)

LOCAL OLYMPIANS COMPETE

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The Old Forge Elementary life skills classroom participated in Special Olympics at the North Pocono Middle School. First row: Kylie Gearhart, Derek Rosario and Riley Bledsoe. Back row: Christine Iacavazzi, Riddhi Patel, Ryan Sweeney, Sherri Wagner and Nic (read more)

BANKING AND MATH AT RIVERSIDE

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Kevin Scotch, universal banker from Fidelity Bank, presented a program on community banking to the third graders at Riverside Elementary East. The students learned the basics of banking and real-life math problems. (read more)

VISIT FROM A LIBRARIAN AT OLD FORGE

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Old Forge Elementary’s reading teachers welcomed librarian Mary Wickizer from the Taylor Public Library, who was there to inform students about the upcoming events at the public library this summer. Wickizer also handed out library application forms to al (read more)

RIVERSIDE WEST ROLE MODELS

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Riverside West announced May/June role models. Seated, from left: Vinnie Reviello, Nayeli Velez, Patrick Lavelle, Yarell Marty Gonzalez and Jayden Dudzik. Kneeling: Julia Pauli, Maya Maldonato, Shawn Wolfe, Brogan Perfilio, Payton Grill and Vanessa Hernan (read more)

LAWYERS IN THE CLASSROOM

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Attorney Bill Byrne presented Lawyers in the Classroom to the fourth-graders at Riverside Elementary East. The students learned many facts about being a lawyer. (read more)