Misericordia recognizes history seniors

The department of history at Misericordia University recognized the accomplishments of graduating seniors at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. Award recipients, from left, are: Shane Kreller, Sweet Valley; Zachary Stritzinger, Dallas; Rebecca Schnable, Dallas, with presenter, Dr. David Wright.

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Scouts complete studies and receive religious awards

Four scouts from Boy Scout Troop 281 and Cub Scout Pack 281 completed a course of study for their religious awards with Pastor Judy Walker of the Shavertown United Methodist Church. Recipients of the God and Church Award are Michael Williams, Matthew Oley and Charles Kappler. Will Potera received the God and Family award. Participants, […]

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First Holy Communion held at St. Therese’s Church in Shavertown

Children who received at the noon mass, in alphabetical order in photo one, are: Alexis Angelovic, David Colburn, Gianna DeCesaris, Alexander DeRolf-Siene, Allison Desciak, Christopher Flanagan, Patrick Flanagan, Fiona J ohnson-Fallon, Carter Guido, Gierria Kirkutis, William McCabe, Brady McCann, Caitlin Mizzer, Keegan Mulcahy, Emma Murphy, Kevin Osipower, Joshua Phillips, Connor Pribula, Lauren Roberts, Brooke Radginski, […]

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Embroiderers Guild will display work at Back Mountain Memorial Library

The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will display work at the Back Mountain Memorial Library from July 12 through Aug. 31. The local chapter has been in existence for over 30 years. Shown here is chapter member Nancy Eckhart, posing with some pieces that will be on display. photo

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Misericordia honors regional educators for their service

The Misericordia University Department of Teacher Education honored regional educators from eight- school districts at a dinner for serving as cooperative teachers and helping Misericordia students in their classroom field placements. The mentors and student teachers, from left, first row, are: Danielle Griffin, teacher, Wyoming Valley West; Shirley Breymeier, coordinator of field placement, Misericordia University; […]

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Nicole Pekarski named Dallas soccer coach

DALLAS — The Dallas school board approved the appointment of Nicole Pekarski to head girls soccer coach on Monday. Pekarski was a former assistant coach and a past player at Dallas High School. Pekarski replaces Abe Lewis who was part of the Mountaineers’ program for 14 seasons. Dallas won the WVC Division 1 title and […]

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Happy birthday Alyssa Ryan Pajalich!

Alyssa Ryan Pajalich, daughter of LoriAnn and Mark Pajalich, Moosic, is celebrating her 11th birthday today, Jan. 14, 2017. She is the granddaughter of Nancy and John Gorrick, Duryea; Joyce and Vince Pajalich, Toronto, Ohio and Ann Gronski, Moosic. Alyssa is the great-granddaughter of Jeanne Vutnoski, Scranton. She has two brothers, Jake, 15; and Cameron, […]

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Empty Bowls senior project benefits the food pantry

As part of his senior project for Lake Lehman High School, Ethan Sensbach took over the duties of glazing more than 100 bowls and assisted with firing them. He then assisted in selling them at the Arts at Hayfield craft fair. In helping his father, Skip, with this decade old family tradition, Green Dog Pottery […]

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Misericordia University representatives discuss food insecurities at expo in Boston

Registered dietitian Clancy Cash Harrison and Asia Thompson, a student in the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children Program at Misericordia University, presented in Boston, Massachusetts at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo held by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the largest national conference for nutritionists and registered dietitians. On the grounds of […]

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Happy birthday Jacob Joseph Yachna!

Jacob Joseph Yachna, son of Sarah and Joseph Yachna Jr., Dupont, is celebrating his first birthday today, Oct. 26, 2016. Jacob is the grandson of Kenneth and Cheryl Popky, Wilkes-Barre and Joseph Sr. and Marie Yachna, Dupont. He is the great-grandson of Evelyn Shimko, Glen Lyon; Edward and Evelyn Levandowski, Jenkins Township; the late Michael […]

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