Dallas Township reverses course on Hildebrandt building, will buy facility

DALLAS TWP. — Township supervisors unanimously decided Tuesday to move ahead with the process of purchasing the former Hildebrandt Learning Center to house the municipal office and police department, rescinding their Feb. 12 vote against buying the building. The facility, located at 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Drive will cost the township $1,315,000, and will be […]

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Nonprofit Earth Conservancy outlines progress amid county councilman’s criticism

Luzerne County Councilman Stephen A. Urban publicly criticized the nonprofit Earth Conservancy at two recent council meetings, estimating the tax-exempt organization is still “sitting on” approximately 14,000 acres of land. “A lot of it is not mine-scarred. A lot of it is not being used for anything,” Urban said, urging the county administration to seek […]

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New books make way to Back Mountain Memorial Library shelves

DALLAS — The following new books have been added to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, for the month of February 2018: EXPRESS “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah “Night Moves” by Jonathan Kellerman “The Demon Crown” by James Rollins “A Death in Live Oak” by James Grippando “Fifty Fifty” […]

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Books donated to Back Mountain Memorial Library remember loved ones

DALLAS — The following memorial/honor books have been added to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, for the month of February: In memory of Tony Mussari, “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit” by Chris Matthews, presented by The Board of Directors of the Back Mountain Memorial Library In memory of Andy […]

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Casey is looking for a fur-ever home

Meet Casey. She is a 1-year old girl who is a little shy but loves learning. Casey is very bright, she loves to play and likes people. A sweetheart who also likes to help clean up her space and rearrange her blanket, then sit so proudly and look for an ear scratch. To adopt little […]

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Dallas Senior Center menu for week of Feb. 26, 2018

DALLAS — Following is the menu for the Dallas Senior Center for the week of Feb. 26, 2018. MONDAY: Chicken salad sandwich with lettuce and tomato, cabbage soup, whole wheat sandwich roll, orange, milk and coffee. TUESDAY: Apple ginger pork chop, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, whole wheat dinner roll, oatmeal cookie, milk and coffee. […]

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‘FaceAge’ exhibition tour coming to Penn State Wilkes-Barre

LEHMAN TWP. — Andrew Belser, a 2017-18 Penn State laureate, will bring his award-winning “FaceAge” exhibition, a multimedia video installation created from cross-generational conversations, to Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 30. Throughout the 2017-18 academic year, Belser has taken “FaceAge” to all Penn State campuses, as well as tp the University of North Carolina […]

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The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center celebrates Valentine’s Day

DALLAS TWP. — The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center celebrated Valentine’s Day in grand style. In the weeks leading up to the event, staff, residents families and visitors alike were able to vote for who would be King and Queen for the day. The voting was close and the winners celebrated during the afternoon program. […]

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MU physical therapy students to visit with Meadows Nursing & Rehab residents

DALLAS TWP. — Physical therapy students from Misericordia University are visiting with residents at Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for their first integrated clinical experience. This first-hand work allows the students to begin working on their basic skills, communication, professionalism and allows them real life examples to discuss during class. The residents at the Meadows […]

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Back Mountain Memorial Library to display Verve Vertu art

DALLAS — Creations by various artists from the Verve Vertu art studio will be on display at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, throughout March. The Verve Vertu, located at 24 Main St. in Dallas, has been in existence for 12 years and has been located in Dallas for the past five. It […]

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