Back Mountain Business & Community Expo highlights region

DALLAS TWP. — Some may think the region is small, but an event sponsored by the Back Mountain Chamber showcased the variety of businesses in the area, Julianne Cariola said. The 12th annual Back Mountain Business & Community Expo was held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 25 in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at […]

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More than 14,000 property owners receiving tax-delinquency notices

Luzerne County is sending mandatory notices to approximately 14,500 property owners this month because they still owe 2017 real estate taxes, tax claim representatives said Wednesday. The first batch of 7,500 certified mail notices was sent earlier this month to delinquent property owners in 50 municipalities, according to Sean Shamany, of county tax-claim operator Northeast […]

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Dallas businesses weathering ongoing roundabout construction

DALLAS — Dallas Centre Hardware is financially stable in light of the ongoing roundabout construction, which is creating road closures, detours, and traffic pattern changes, said owner Michele Geise. Many area motorists started to avoid the five-legged intersection of Route 415, Machell Avenue, Main, Lake and Church streets when utility work in preparation for the […]

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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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Upcoming Back Mountain Memorial Library events

DALLAS — The Back Mountain Memorial Library lists the following upcoming events. A special story hour at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 10 will be held as part of the “PA One Book, Every Young Child” early literacy initiative. The 2018 selection for this program is “My Cousin Momo” by Zachariah OHora. Caregivers of children […]

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Band groups present concert before embarking for competition

LEHMAN TWP. — The Lake-Lehman Indoor Percussion and Lake-Lehman Indoor Color Guard Groups will present a Wildwood Preview of their 2018 productions at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the Lake-Lehman Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium, 31 Market St. Community members, students, faculty and families are encouraged to attend and show support for the groups. Both […]

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Dallas High School students serve as pages at state capitol

HARRISBURG – Three Dallas High School students visited the Capitol, shadowed Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, and served as guest pages during a recent session day. During the experience, students Calvin Polachek, Eric Weiss, and Noah Delevan attended meetings with the senator, including a discussion with Human Services Secretary Theresa Miller, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, […]

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Back Mountain residents in the news

Higgins honored for writing WILKES-BARRE — Amy Higgins, of Sweet Valley, a student at King’s College, recently received an honorable mention in the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Undergraduate Writing Competition. She is the daughter of Bernard and Carol Chipego. Higgins is a senior professional writing major with minors in creative writing and mass communications. Her […]

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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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The Hitchin’ Post gallops into Dallas Township

DALLAS TWP. — Gina Felker found herself in a lurch when her favorite horse supply shop Spur of the Moment closed last year. Fueled by the love for her two Quarter horses named Sunny and Jack, Felker reached out to the shop’s former owner Diane Kreller for help to open her own business called The […]

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