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Serratore makes dean’s list at DeSales CENTER VALLEY, PA — Gabrielle N. Serratore, of Wyoming was named to the dean’s list at DeSales University for the Fall 2017 semester. Students must earn a minimum of a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the dean’s list. Serratore is a nursing major. Gromel named to provost list […]

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Casey is looking for a fur-ever home

Meet Casey. She is a 1-year old girl who is a little shy but loves learning. Casey is very bright, she loves to play and likes people. A sweetheart who also likes to help clean up her space and rearrange her blanket, then sit so proudly and look for an ear scratch. To adopt little […]

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‘FaceAge’ exhibition tour coming to Penn State Wilkes-Barre

LEHMAN TWP. — Andrew Belser, a 2017-18 Penn State laureate, will bring his award-winning “FaceAge” exhibition, a multimedia video installation created from cross-generational conversations, to Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 30. Throughout the 2017-18 academic year, Belser has taken “FaceAge” to all Penn State campuses, as well as tp the University of North Carolina […]

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The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center celebrates Valentine’s Day

DALLAS TWP. — The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center celebrated Valentine’s Day in grand style. In the weeks leading up to the event, staff, residents families and visitors alike were able to vote for who would be King and Queen for the day. The voting was close and the winners celebrated during the afternoon program. […]

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MU physical therapy students to visit with Meadows Nursing & Rehab residents

DALLAS TWP. — Physical therapy students from Misericordia University are visiting with residents at Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for their first integrated clinical experience. This first-hand work allows the students to begin working on their basic skills, communication, professionalism and allows them real life examples to discuss during class. The residents at the Meadows […]

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James Reino named Volunteer of the Year by Back Mountain Chamber

DALLAS — The Back Mountain Chamber recently held its fourth annual Mardi Gras Awards Dinner at Apple Tree Terrace in Dallas. The event was attended by over 100 members and guests. Jim Reino of UGI Energy Services received the Volunteer of the Year Award for his dedication and service in helping to fulfill the community […]

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Jerry Shilanski shares 15-day hitchhiking trek to 1962 Seattle World’s Fair

LEHMAN TWP. — At age 23, Jerry Shilan set out with $120 in his pocket and a 51-pound backpack for a 15-day journey to hitchhike from Lehman Township to the 1962 World’s Fair in Seattle, Washington. His adventure brought him face-to-face with a Timber Wolf and his trainer, as well as a variety of other […]

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Meadows Auxiliary sponsors Winter Wonderland parties

DALLAS TWP. — The Meadows Auxiliary recently sponsored two Winter Wonderland-themed parties for residents of the Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activities Department staff decorated the second and third-floor dining rooms in blue, silver and white to celebrate the season. Blue and white lights twinkled through blankets of “snow” […]

8 Comments - 4:11 pm

Back Mountain residents in the news

Katie Supey named to dean’s list LOCK HAVEN — Katie Supey, of Lehman, has been named to the fall 2017 dean’s honor list at Lock Haven University. A graduate of Lake-Lehman High School, she is the daughter of Eric and Donna Supey. Kristin Kalish named to dean’s list HEMPSTEAD, NY — Kristin Kalish, of Shavertown, […]

8 Comments - 1:58 pm

Dallas Elementary School students jump for heart health awareness

DALLAS TWP. — Over 500 Dallas Elementary students got their blood pumping at the Jump Rope for Heart fundraising kick-off Feb. 1. Alicia Deucane from the American Heart Association launched the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser with a high-energy assembly for first- through fifth-graders at Dallas Elementary School. Nearly 550 children attended the Parent-Teacher Organization […]

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