Yoga into mental health conference held at Misericordia

The department of social work at Misericordia University and the Wellfleet Collective presented the second national Integrating Yoga into Mental Health Care conference on campus with keynote speaker Amy Weintraub. Presenters at the conference, seated from left, are: David Hage, assistant professor and field director, Misericordia University; Suzanne Ludlum, Dr. Susan McDonald, chair, Misericordia University […]

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Knights of Columbus support St. Joseph’s Center

The Knights of Columbus Back Mountain Council donated $2,000 to St. Joseph’s Center through the recent Go-Joe event. At the presentation, from left, are: Ed Sholtis, deputy grand knight; Joe Snedeker, Marty Lucas, Knights of Columbus trustee, and Jerry Schmidt, treasurer.

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Misericordia launches Community Choir

Under the direction of seasoned conductor, Matthew Rupcich, the center for adult and continuing education at Misericordia University, in collaboration with the department of fine arts, has announced the formation of the new Misericordia University community choir. The vocal ensemble is open to community members as well as all students, alumni, faculty and staff. The […]

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Nursing information session at LCCC

NANTICOKE: Luzerne County Community College will hold an LPN to RN information session 9-10:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at the College’s Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center. Information will be provided on the LCCC nursing program, admissions requirements, general education courses, the selection process and program options. The session is free […]

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Meadows Nursing and Rehab to hold classic car show

Hi-Lites Motor Club Classic Car Show will be hosted from 1-4 p.m., Aug. 12, around the pond on the scenic grounds of The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas. Members of Boy Scout Troop #281, Dallas, will be selling delicious hot food as a fundraiser for the troop and an […]

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back-to-school book bag drive underway

Caitlyn Thomas, a Misericordia University student in the Bourger Women with Children Program, and director of philanthropy at A. Pickett Construction, is coordinating a back-to-school book bag drive for children in the Bourger program. Donations can be dropped off at A. Pickett Construction, 128 Vaughn St., Kingston, or at 201A Mercy Hall, Misericordia University, 301 […]

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Misericordia hosts biology academic summer camp

Misericordia University hosted the Biology Career Exploration Camp offering rising high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to investigate molecular and cell biology, study anatomy and physiology, and gain a better understanding of aquatic and terrestrial ecology. Participating in the camp, from left, are Larry D. Corpus, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology; Jessica Ravert, Hunlock […]

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Dallas Lyons Club awards Wycalis Elementary students

The Dallas Lions Club recognized three outstanding fifth-grade students at Wycalis Elementary School, Dallas, by awarding them with cash prizes for their high-scores in the mathematics section of the PSSA test. At the presentation, from left, are: Julianna Burdge, third-place; Daniel Sabulski, first-place, and Zehrah Ali, second-place. Back row: Dr. Amy Pavia, Elementary math coordinator; […]

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Dallas Lions Club installs officers

The Dallas Lions Club installed officers for the 2017-18 year at a dinner meeting held at the Checkerboard Inn, Trucksville. The elected officers are Dan Corbett, president; Joe Czarnecki, first vice president; Frank Rollman, second vice president; Don Berlew, third vice president; Paul Kutney, secretary; Robert Shaffer, treasurer; Joe Kester, tail twister and membership chairman, […]

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Dallas Lions Club elects new president

The Dallas Lions Club installed officers for the 2017-18 year at a dinner meeting with Dan Corbett being elected as the club’s president. The Club meets the second- and fourth- Wednesday of each month at the Checkerboard Inn and is open to anyone 18- and older who wishes to serve the Back Mountain community. At […]

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