New books on shelves at Back Mtn. library

First Posted: 2/3/2013 The following books have been added to the shelves at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas for the month of January 2013: EXPRESS Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods, The Husband List by Janet Evanovich, Stakeout by Parnell Hall, Kinsey and Me: Stories by Sue Grafton, The Fifth Assassin by […]

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First Posted: 4/29/2013 HAIR/FASHION SHOW A hair and fashion show sponsored by the Irem Divan Ladies will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. today, May 5 at the Irem Country Club Pavilion, Dallas with hair and make-up by Star Tresses. Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Irem Shrine Center office, Country Club […]

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WAHS Class of 1973 celebrates 40th anniversarey reunion

First Posted: 9/3/2013 The Wyoming Area High School Class of 1973 recently celebrated its 40th anniversary reunion weekend. An ice breaker was held Friday, Aug. 30 at Cooper’s Pub, Pittston. A clambake was held on Saturday, Aug. 31 at the Swoyersville American Legion Pavilion with entertainment by Twins DJs. A memorial mass for deceased classmates […]

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First Posted: 7/11/2013 20 YEARS AGO – 1993 The Dallas Middle School Art Contest, sponsored by the Dallas Area Federated Women’s Club, was held recently under the direction of art teacher Steve Kaschenbach. Senior high school art students selected three winners from each grade. In eighth grade, the first, second and third place winners were […]

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Luzerne County Fair Princess crowned

First Posted: 9/9/2013 The 2013 Luzerne County Fair Princess was crowned at the fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 7. Contestants, ranging from 4 to 6 years old and residing in Luzerne County, dressed in their favorite party dresses and told a little bit about themselves. Christianna Barrera, of Plains, won the title and will take part […]

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From ‘Hell’ to Huntsville

First Posted: 7/9/2013 Since returning home from “Hell’s Kitchen,” Huntsville Golf Club Executive Chef Michael Langdon, 34, of Hanover Township, has worked to bring several chefs featured in Season 11 to restaurants in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Beginning this week, one fellow contestant begins a more permanent trip. Langdon, a Plains Township native and Hanover Township resident, […]

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First Posted: 6/3/2013 DEAR EDITOR: The 2013 Mothers Day Powwow at the grounds of the Noxen Fire Co. was a great success, thanks to the support of the public, the vendors, dancers and sponsors. The powwow committee would like to especially thank the following businesses, families and organizations for their generosity: RES America, GEO Science […]

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Piles of smiles

First Posted: 3/30/2013 Let’s face it. No one enjoys going to the dentist. But while Dr. James D. Definnis of Back Mountain Dental acknowledges that fact, he hopes his patients can enjoy their visits. Dr. Definnis and his staff strive to make that happen by putting the patients “at ease” with friendly conversations, by getting […]

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Lady wrestler steps up to fill in empty weight class at L-L

First Posted: 2/3/2013 Lake-Lehman opened the wrestling season with another championship-caliber team, but one that was in position to give away points in every match because it could not fill the 106-pound weight class. Rebecca Wright spent parts of the last three years telling her family she would like to try wrestling. When they connected […]

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First Posted: 1/27/2013 Breakfast buffet planned at HUMC A breakfast buffet will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 2355 Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Breakfast includes eggs, home fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, juice, coffee and tea. Cost is $7 for adults while children and senior citizens […]

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