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More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater is bursting with community spirit

It’s a wonderful tradition. “It’s a Wonderful Life” during holiday time at the Dietrich, that is. Since we first reopened the Dietrich Theater in 2001, our gift to the community is to have free showings of this classic and beloved movie. We are so grateful to Ace-Robbins, Inc. for its continuing sponsorship of this tradition, […]

8 Comments - 10:29 am

Chamber Notes: Best time of year has arrived

The absolute busiest time of year is officially here. Attending parties, shopping, cooking, baking and more shopping are just the beginning of the whirlwind we call the holidays. It’s also a good time to support all the local small businesses right here in our own backyard. While you are shopping for gifts and items for […]

8 Comments - 3:01 pm

More Than Movies: Dietrich Theater Membership Campaign underway

Can you believe that 14,244 children and adults benefited from classes and events last year at the Dietrich Theater? So many classes and events are free – concerts, River Day, movies, preschool classes and more. The Dietrich is able to provide many free and low-cost programs because we apply for grants, seek sponsors and run […]

8 Comments - 12:35 pm

Eye Care Specialists holds ‘Drive Through Coat Drive’ Wednesday

KINGSTON – Eye Care Specialists, Rutter Avenue, is conducting its Drive-Through Coat Drive from 4:30 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. Ryan Leckey of WNEP-TV will be at the Rutter Avenue location during those hours; however, donors do not have to appear on television. Take a look in your closets tonight and see if you […]

8 Comments - 11:11 am

Eye Care Specialists holds ‘Drive Through Coat Drive’ Wednesday

KINGSTON – Eye Care Specialists, Rutter Avenue, is conducting its Drive-Through Coat Drive from 4:30 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30. Ryan Leckey of WNEP-TV will be at the Rutter Avenue location during those hours; however, donors do not have to appear on television. Take a look in your closets tonight and see if you […]

8 Comments - 11:08 am

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 […]

8 Comments - 4:25 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 3:59 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 7:30 pm

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 […]

8 Comments - 8:39 am

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

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