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Teal Tigers are Back Mountain girls soccer champions

The Teal Tigers were the Back Mountain Soccer U11/U12 girls soccer champions. First row, Kirsten Finarelli. From left, second row, Gina Pugliese, Gracie James, Ashley Hudak, Jillian Selner, Sophia Maier, Kyla O’Brien. Third row, Coach Chris O’Brien, Hailey Marx, Coral Pugh, Adriana Kopalek, Giavanna Cella, Adyson Perlis, Isabella Decesaris, Coach Tom Hudak. Absent at the […]

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More Than Movies: Volunteerism flourishes at Dietrich Theater

The Dietrich Theater is a testament to the power of volunteerism. The theater was re-imagined in 1998 and re-opened in 2001 by volunteers, first run by volunteers, saved from the Flood of 2011 by volunteers, and continuously maintained by a host of volunteers. We who work at the Dietrich feel our volunteers are part of […]

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Lake-Lehman field hockey team loses in first round of state tournament

Rachel Bohn’s goal 4:16 into the game stood up as the game-winner as Newport stopped Lake-Lehman, 1-0, Nov. 7 in the first round of the PIAA Class A field hockey tournament. Lake-Lehman, making its fourth straight state tournament appearance, had been to the semifinals last year. “I’m always disappointed when we don’t go farther,” Lake-Lehman […]

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More Than Movies: Bangladesh presentation success at Dietrich Theater

Bangladesh doesn’t seem so very remote and far away now that Dr. Rahman Bhuiyam brought his presentation to the Dietrich last Saturday. A Fulbright Scholar at Keystone College,Bhuiyam spoke of the dense population of 160,000,000 people in a country the size of Wisconsin. Probably many in the audience were wearing garments made in Bangladesh, perhaps […]

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More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater gears up for the holidays

Sometimes a wonderful opportunity comes along that is a win-win for everyone. WVIA and Box of Light Studio in Bloomsburg are partnering for a Sit Next to Me Film Festival, a diversity project featuring the experiences, challenges and opportunities of any group: those who are bullied or issues of gender, race, age, religion or ability. […]

8 Comments - 12:27 pm

More Than Movies: Father and son bond through music at Dietrich Theater

At the Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater, we believe our classes and events should be accessible to all ages. All of our children’s offerings are available for free or a nominal cost, providing scholarships for those in need. This last week we were reminded of the reason we work so hard to […]

8 Comments - 10:20 am

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater programs are informative, spooky, fun

Sometimes a program at the Dietrich Theater is so informative, we feel we must tell all of you about it. Last Saturday, Mike Lovegreen presented “Agriculture – The Roots of the Endless Mountains,” a program sponsored by the Endless Mountains Heritage Region (EMHR) with funding from the PA DCNR. I don’t know about you, but […]

8 Comments - 1:43 pm

More Than Movies: Silence observed

I have been noting lately we have so few opportunities to observe silence in our lives. This is so dramatically illustrated in our art classes, because art classes are times when silence sometimes reigns, silence while creating an art project, especially as it is planned and conceived. As Dietrich Theater art teacher Amy Colley says, […]

8 Comments - 1:48 pm

More Than Movies: Stories take center stage at the Dietrich Theater

A Lake Carey story and a Harding story – our exhibits often tell wonderful stories. The newly installed Heritage Quilts exhibit, on display through Nov. 15, tells two stories of the special quilting tradition in our area, the story of two special families. Robert Fellows, of Lake Carey, is sharing the quilts and memorabilia of […]

8 Comments - 8:12 pm

Shavertown firefighters to be honored for saving woman in burning building

LEHMAN TWP. — The Shavertown Volunteer Fire Department will honor five of its own with Medals of Valor for saving the life of a Dallas woman trapped in a burning house. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Nesbitt Academic Commons Building on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus. […]

8 Comments - 12:44 pm

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