Pete is at Blue Chip Farm in Dallas and is looking for a fur-ever home

DALLAS — Pete is a 5-year-old Coonhound and is good with other dogs but needs an adult-only home. He has food aggression but, if handled correctly, does not cause issues. Pete is very active and a great listener. Blue Chip Farm is located at 974 Lockville Road and can be reached at 570-333-5265. photo

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Back Mountain happenings: Free community dance class offered

Free Community Dance Class planned LEHMAN TWP. — Caitlyn Metz, artistic director at Take the Stage Center for the Performing Arts, will hold a free community dance class to celebrate National Dance Week from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29 at Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s gym, 1269 Old Route 115. The free event is for […]

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Lake-Lehman School District in compliance with state audit

LEHMAN TWP. — Lake-Lehman School District complies with state requirements, according to the Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General’s Limited Procedures Engagement audit. The LPE audit examined the district’s policies and administrative procedures from July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2016, to ensure state guidelines are met. The results of the audit were released in […]

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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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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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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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Dallas Borough bids farewell to Summer Recreation Program in 2018

DALLAS — For over 30 years, the borough’s Summer Recreation Program offered fun in the sun to numerous youngsters. Not this year. Dallas Borough will not hold its annual Summer Recreation Program at Kenneth Young Memorial Park off Burndale Road, said Borough Manager Tracey Carr. Instead, the municipality will encourage borough and Dallas Township families […]

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Three Lehman-Jackson Elementary students among winners of handwriting contest

LEHMAN TWP. — Monday was not a typical day for three Lehman-Jackson Elementary School students. Ezekiel Deiter, 8, Finley Norconk, 9, and her brother Teagan, 12, were accompanied to Principal Donald James’ office by their teachers. The threesome did not have worried faces as they entered the office but big smiles. They were just notified […]

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