Back Mountain happenings: Introduction to Zen Meditation slated for April 24

Zen Meditation program planned DALLAS — Introduction to Zen Meditation will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Mercy Center on the campus of Misericordia Univesity. The program includes an explanation of Zen Meditation, a brief practice session and time for comments and questions. Pre-registration is required. Call either Polly James […]

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Back Mountain Chamber thanks community for making food drive a success

The Back Mountain Chamber’s Food Drive Committee would like to thank the entire community for its support in helping to make the 2018 Annual Spring Food Drive a complete success. All food and monetary donations will benefit families living in the Dallas and Lake-Lehman School Districts. The Chamber also thanks the committee members for their […]

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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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Only Yesterday: Mildred Borton chosen May Queen by Dallas Twp. students in 1948

20 YEARS AGO — 1998 Cub Pack #155 recently held their Frog Races in the Trucksville United Methodist Church basement. The frogs are raced by first year scouts as Tiger Cubs. Winners are: Brandon Reichart, Jared Kern, Bradley Johnson and Derek Martin. The Dallas Middle School students in William Straitiff’s American Cultures classes recently completed […]

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Arthur is looking for a fur-ever home

DALLAS — Arthur is a handsome 1-year-old Maine Coon mix! Arthur is a big laid-back guy. He likes to be brushed and enjoys attention. He is an easy going guy and is okay with another cat if properly introduced, but he is not into dogs. If you would like to adopt this suave, debonair guy […]

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Misericordia University speaker will address childhood speech disorders

DALLAS TWP. — The director of professional development and speech services for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA) is presenting at the 2018 Gabriel Bernabeo Distinguished Speaker Series at Misericordia University from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 11 in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. Dave Hammer, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., joined […]

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Equines For Freedom to hold a Veterans Caregivers Program

CLARKS SUMMIT — Equines For Freedom will hold a Veterans Caregivers Program on May 5, 12, 19, June 2 and 9 at Equines for Freedom Gary Johnson Arena 2150 Port Royal Road. The free equine-assisted workshop consists of five, one-and-a-half-hour sessions Horses are used in the workshop, but are not ridden. No prior horse experience […]

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Joan Harris Dancers to present ‘Corciev, the Grieving Wood’

DALLAS — The Joan Harris Centre will present the full-length ballet called “Corciev, the Grieving Wood” April 21 and 22 in the Dallas Performing Arts Centre at the Dallas High School. Corciev is the story of a grieving queen whose loss is so great it could darken an entire forest. The spell can only be […]

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Back Mountain residents in the news

Greenwood graduates from Shippensburg SHIPPENSBURG — Wendy Greenwood, of Dallas, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Shippensburg University at the December 2017 graduation. A 2013 graduate of Dallas High School, Greenwood majored in Elementary and Special Education and was a member of Kappa Delta Pi education honor society. Ford recognized as LVC Student-Athlete ANNVILLE — Rebecca […]

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PSUWB student Shania Shelton named Outstanding Adult Learner

LEHMAN TWP. — Shania Shelton, a Rehabilitation and Human Services student, has been honored by the Luzerne County Council on Adult Higher Education as the Penn State Wilkes-Barre 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner recipient. Shelton was born and raised in Bear Creek. In addition to her studies at PSU Wilkes-Barre, she works as a beverage server […]

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