Dallas Post to publish photos of Dallas Days Christmas Decoration Contest entrees

DALLAS — Contestants in the Dallas Days Christmas Home Decoration Contest will be showcased in the Dallas Post through the holiday season. The Dallas Post has teamed up with the Dallas Days Bicentennial Committee and the Back Mountain Bloomers to publish photos of the 17 entries to the Dallas Days Christmas Home Decoration Contest. Now […]

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There are a lot of events happening in the Back Mountain

Kunkle Fire Company breakfast buffet DALLAS TWP. — The Kunkle Fire Company will hold a breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Kunkle Social Hall, 815 Kunkle Road. Adult admission is $9 per person. Children 10 years old and younger will be admitted for $4. For information, call 570-675-3334. […]

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Back Mountain residents in the news

Kathryn Kohl named to LCCC Nursing Forum NANTICOKE — Shavertown resident Kathryn Kohl was one of four Luzerne County Community College students elected as officers for the Nursing Forum to serve for the 2017-18 year. The LCCC Nursing Forum positions are filled by Kohl, secretary; Rebecca Carrol, Swoyersville, president; Ann Lewis, Pittston, vice president; and […]

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Misericordia University will not cancel commencement speaker Father James Martin

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University senior Michael Dubinski supports his school’s decision to have the Rev. James Martin, S.J., Jesuit priest, speak at the school’s winter commencement Dec. 17. Dubinski, who is slated to graduate in May, is aware of Father Martin’s book, which promotes building a relationship between the Catholic Church and the LGBT […]

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Wyoming Seminary Lower School spelling bee winners announced

FORTY FORT – Jessie Miller, of Shavertown, an eighth-grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, survived 12 rounds of competition to win the school’s annual spelling bee. Miller, a daughter of Ivy Miller, of Dallas, and Christopher Miller, of Shavertown, correctly spelled the word “martingale” to claim first place. Runner-up was eighth-grader Cassidy Rhodes-Aniska of […]

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Back Mountain Memorial Library will host several events

DALLAS — The Back Mountain Memorial Library announces the following events. Come visit us during our Open House Wednesday, Dec. 20, and Thursday, Dec. 21. The library appreciates our patrons’ support throughout the year, and invites them to stop in for punch, homemade cookies and other desserts. Relax and enjoy seasonal music while you are […]

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Dallas Senior Center menu for week of Dec. 11

DALLAS – The following is the menu for the Dallas Senior Center for the week of Dec. 11. MONDAY: Beef tips with gravy, carrots, mashed potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, berry crisp, milk and coffee. TUESDAY: Bag Lunch WEDNESDAY: Open face creamed chicken sandwich, parslied mashed potatoes, tossed salad, whole wheat bread, diced pears. THURSDAY: […]

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LCCC holds Business Symposium

The Luzerne County Community College business department recently held its annual business symposium at the college’s Educational Conference Center. During the event, local business leaders spoke about several topics related to various careers in business. Business leaders who participated are, from left, Holly K. Pilcavage, Dallas, manager, Wilkes-Barre Connect, Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber; Lori Dunn, Shavertown, […]

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Cross Creek Community Church presents ‘A Christmas Carol’ Dec. 8-10

KINGSTON TWP. — Will Ebenezer Scrooge change his heart? Cross Creek Community Church will seek to find the answer with its rendition of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 8, 9 and 10 at the church, located at 370 Carverton Road, Trucksville. “We stuck pretty much to the script. The only […]

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Check out these events happening in the Back Mountain

Gingerbread House contest at Gate of Heaven DALLAS — A family-oriented Christmas Festival will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Gate of Heaven gymnasium, Machell Avenue. In addition to a Gingerbread House contest, there will be cookie decorating, crafts and games, dress-up nativity, life-size Gingerbread houses, affordable homemade soup, […]

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