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Back Mountain Memorial Library announce Winter/Spring story times

DALLAS — Children and caregivers looking for a change from the routine of winter days are invited to sign up for Story Times at the Back Mountain Memorial Library. Registration for Winter/Spring Story Times begins at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30. Children can be signed up by either calling the library at 570-675-1182 or stopping […]

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Back Mountain Chamber announces Mardi Gras celebration

DALLAS — The Back Mountain Chamber announces the fourth annual Mardi Gras Annual Awards Dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at Apple Tree Terrace at Newberry Estates. The Chamber will honor the following BMC Business Award winners at the dinner. Business of the Year: Twin Stacks Entrepreneur of the Year: Kraken Boardsports Volunteer […]

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Trucksville Early Childhood Education Center students learn fire safety

Students in Mrs. Carpenter’s and Mrs. Teixeira’s 4-and-5-year-old classes at Trucksville Early Childhood Education Center were among many classes who learned about fire safety from the Trucksville Fire Department and were able to experience a real fire truck up close. From left, front row, are Everly Keown, Chase Rost, Olivia Meyer, Lily Casey, Zoey Houck-Moores, […]

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King’s College student Josh Frankevich is off to matriculate in Dublin, Ireland

FRANKLIN TWP. — When Josh Frankevich was a freshman in high school, he developed a dream to study abroad. Nearly five years later, the 20-year-old Dallas High School graduate will depart northeast Pennsylvania for his first five-month semester at the University College in Dublin, Ireland, on Jan. 11. The semester ends May 25. “I am […]

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Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic funds Dinners for Kids

DALLAS — Area golfers took to the greens at the Huntsville Golf Club, Shavertown, for Ruth’s Chris Golf Classic to ensure that local children could access greens of their own — as well as proteins, vegetables, fruit and healthy carbs. As a result of the golf fundraiser, event sponsors Metz Culinary Management and Ruth’s Chris […]

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Penn State Wilkes-Barre donates to Brandon’s Forever Home

Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s December employee luncheon was hosted by Student Support Services, which chose Brandon’s Forever Home as the event’s charity recipient. Brandon’s Forever Home is a charitable organization created to raise awareness about children in foster care and their need for permanent loving homes. In addition to supplies, a monetary donation from pay to […]

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New books added to shelves at Back Mountain Memorial Library

DALLAS — The following books have been added to the collection at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, for the month of January 2018: Express “Death at Nuremberg” by W.E.B. Griffin “Robicheaux: A novel” by James Lee Burke “Unbound: A Stone Barrington Novel” by Stuart Woods Fiction “Death at Nuremberg” by W.E.B. Griffin […]

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Lehman-Jackson Elementary students honored

Students at Lehman-Jackson Elementary SChool were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating the value of being helpful during the month of December for the ‘Be Your Best’ program. From left, first row, are Avary Jacob, Kelsey Seibert, Brooklyn Reilly, Preston Williams, Kaitlyn Marx, Clayton Garinger, Gauge Bardo-Lamoreaux and Wyatt Engel. Second row, Linda Van Orden, […]

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Katilyn Metz to play lacrosse at Lebanon Valley College

KINGSTON — Kaitlyn Metz, of Dallas, a senior lacrosse player at Wyoming Seminary, will continue her academic and athletic career at Lebanon Valley College in the fall 2018. Metz is a member of the Sem Blue Knights girls lacrosse team, coached by Catie Kersey. She will play for Jackie Dando and the Dutchmen in the […]

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News you need to know about the Back Mountain

Christmas tree collection DALLAS — The Dallas Borough Road Department will commence curbside collection of Christmas trees on Jan. 2, 2018 and continue through until Jan. 19, 2018. Christmas trees must have all decorations removed prior to being placed curbside. Do NOT place trees on the roadway or in swales/ditches. Residents are to refrain from […]

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