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New books added to Back Mountain Memorial Library shelves

DALLAS — The following new books have been added to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, for the month of January 2018: EXPRESS “City of Endless Night” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child “Glass Houses” by Louise Penny “The Take” by Christopher Reich “Anatomy of a Scandal” by Sarah Vaughan […]

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More Than Movies: Blues and books featured at the Dietrich Theater

The Blues in Art and Music filled the walls and the air at the Dietrich Theater last weekend as 100 attendees browsed the galleries and sat back in the rocker chairs of the Fassett Theater to listen to the music. The overnight snowstorm did not keep blues fans away. Painter Catrina King, photographer John Rocklin […]

8 Comments - 4:14 pm

A month of art, music and literature at the Dietrich Theater

Lots of hugs. Lots of shared memories. Lots of pride for one of our own, one who has so distinguished herself in the world of art. The Sherwood Gallery at the Dietrich Theater was full of warmth and admiration for Rachel Caudell and her family at her closing reception. Surrounded by her stunning paintings and […]

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More Than Movies: First-ever Dietrich Theater Makers Fest a success

Wooden snowmen characters, decorated hub caps, historic quilting patterns, welded metal robots, original pottery and paintings and fused glass jewelry were the stars of our very first Makers Fest, an event sponsored by Route 6 Alliance Artisan Trail. Each wooden painted snowman told a story. One was a Hobo Snowman, reaching out with his blanket […]

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Back Mountain residents in the news

Two receive bachelor’s degrees GETTYSBURG — Drew Harding, of Harveys Lake, and Eric Yurko, of Dallas, were recognized by Gettysburg College during the Dec. 13 mid-year graduates recognition ceremony for having completed the requirements necessary for graduation. Harding received a Bachelor of Arts in Organization and Management Studies while Yurko received Bachelor of Science in […]

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More Than Movies: New year provides new beginnings at the Dietrich Theater

Happy New Year to all our friends near and far. A new year is a chance to learn something new in a class, jump-start a healthy lifestyle with yoga or see a movie or play that opens up a new world – all at the Dietrich Theater. The year 2018 promises so much. I will […]

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More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater celebrates season of wonder, gratitude

This is the season of wonder and the Wyoming County Cultural Center at the Dietrich Theater has so many wonders of the last year to ponder with gratitude. Our little theater at the gateway of the Endless Mountains has witnessed so much dedication from our sponsors, so much support from those who attend classes and […]

8 Comments - 4:58 pm

Dallas, Tunkhannock start fast in WVC wrestling

Shawn Henniger, Kade Kravitz and Matt Maransky all posted first-period pins Wednesday night when Dallas went on the road to defeat Crestwood, 50-26, in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 match. The win improved Dallas to 2-0 in the WVC, tied for first in the division with Hazleton Area. Henniger, at 285 pounds, and Liam […]

8 Comments - 9:29 am

Back Mountain residents in the news

Two receive bachelor’s degrees GETTYSBURG — Drew Harding, of Harveys Lake, and Eric Yurko, of Dallas, were recognized by Gettysburg College during the Dec. 13 midyear graduates recognition ceremony for having completed the requirements necessary for graduation. Harding received a Bachelor of Arts in Organization and Management Studies while Yurko received Bachelor of Science in […]

8 Comments - 3:55 pm

Lake-Lehman students honored by WVIA as ‘Artists of the Week’

LEHMAN TWP. — TheLake-Lehman School District has announced that David Miller and Gianna Williams have been honored by being named “WVIA Artists of the Week.” Miller has been named the WVIA Performing Artist of the Week and Williams has been named the WVIA Visual Artist of the Week for the week of Dec. 10-16. This […]

8 Comments - 1:42 pm

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