Earth Conservancy’s Environmental Workforce Training awards 21 certificates

LEHMAN TWP. — Earth Conservancy’s Environmental Workforce Training program was an “eye-opening experience” for Shavertown resident Matthew Groshek. Groshek was one of 21 students in the first class to earn certificates of completion and network with potential employers, April 16, at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. The Environmental Workforce Training program was designed to help unemployed and […]

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Back Mountain Business & Community Expo planned for April 25 at Misericordia University

DALLAS — Eleven new vendors are scheduled for the ninth annual Back Mountain Chamber’s Business & Community Expo, according to Amy Campbell, event chairwoman. The popular event, coordinated by the Back Mountain Chamber, gives area companies, organizations and the public an opportunity to share information about products and services available throughout Luzerne and Lackawanna counties. […]

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EN•X•2 Marketing relocating to Yalick Plaza at Yalick Farms

DALLAS TWP. — EN•X•2 Marketing will relocate its business from Twin Stacks Center to the Yalick Plaza at Yalick Farms in the spring. The move from 1120 Twin Stacks will give the online marketing firm, which specializes in social media, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, data interpretation, analytics, web development and design, more space […]

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Chamber Notes: Time to get working on our list of goals

Frigid temperatures and what seemed like snow every other day kept us all busy battling the elements throughout the month of January. Even for those of us used to the typical winters in Northeast Pennsylvania, we know it’s been cold when 30° seems like a mild day. Now that January has come and gone, each […]

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Pizza Paul’s Fireworks relocates

DALLAS TWP. — Pizza Paul thought about relocating his longtime firework business to a more prominent location in the Back Mountain. His dream ignited in 2016 when a storefront on Memorial Highway sported a “For Rent” sign. “It (the property) was one of the last available storefronts on the highway,” said Paul Adamchick, whose family […]

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Kate Evans reopens bakery at Dymonds Farm Market

KINGSTON TWP. — Kate Evans fondly holds on to childhood memories of walking into Dymonds Farm Market Bakery and the sweet smells and delicious sights of the selection of fresh-baked goods. When the Dymond family closed the bakery in January, Evans and her mother Cathie called with the hopes of opening their own bakery in […]

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Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s Shop Small Business Saturday event was a hit

KINGSTON TWP. — Whether you were shopping for a friend, family or pet, the Shavertown Volunteer Fire Company’s ‘Shop Small Business Saturday’ event had something for everyone. The fire company building was converted into a marketplace on Nov. 25, featuring the talents of area artists and businesses. Merchandise ranged from custom-made jewelry, a selection of […]

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Komensky’s Market in Dallas will offer full-service meat department

DALLAS — Komensky’s Market is about to offer a new service in the Back Mountain. In February or March, the locally owned market will offer a full-service meat department featuring fresh cuts of meats and deli items, owner Brenda Sepelyak said. The new offerings were initially planned when Komensky’s Market opened a storefront off Main […]

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Best of the Back Mountain honors over 100 area businesses

KINGSTON TWP. — The first time former Gary Michak won the Best Attorney of the Back Mountain, he took his children to the Dallas Postaward ceremony, Courtney Michak said. Michak’s wife Courtney and his paralegal Lauran Hall accepted a special memorial tribute in his name at the annual Best of the Back Mountain event held […]

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Chamber Notes: Fall is great time to join Back Mountain Chamber

As we say goodbye to summer, we also say hello to the coolness of fall which brings with it the beauty of the changing landscape. For some of us, the fall is a time to fondly remember the warm days of summer and turn our attention back to the tasks at hand. If you are […]

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