Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber has been busy this month

To many of us, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Let us never forget the brave men and women of our military who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we might enjoy the freedoms we have. Thank you to all of those who have served our country, past and present. The Back […]

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Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board will hear a proposal for an anchored floating restaurant June 6

HARVEYS LAKE — Edye Schneider will present her preliminary plans for a floating restaurant to the Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board at its next meeting. Schneider is seeking approval to proceed with a business proposal to establish an anchored floating eatery near the public boat launch within a designated “no wake zone.” She said the […]

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Pro Rehabilitation and Athletic Republic opens in Dallas Township

DALLAS TWP. — Pro Rehabilitation’s new Back Mountain facility can help those recovering from an injury as well as athletes wanting to improve their abilities, Chief Operating Officer Lynn Distasio said. The Plains Township-based company opened a facility at 220 E. Center Hill Road to provide its signature physical therapy program and an innovative sports […]

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Academic Fair brings school community together

LEHMAN TWP. – An Academic Fair held at Lehman-Jackson Elementary School brought students, parents and staff together to celebrate a diversity of disciplines and provide opportunity to benefit the community. Principal Donny James said the event had originated as a science fair but transitioned into an academic fair several years ago. “All the work is […]

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Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank is coming to Dallas

DALLAS — Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank will come to the Back Mountain this summer regardless of the outcome of a pending Zoning Hearing Board meeting, the President and Chief Executive Officer Daniel J. Santaniello, said May 4. The Dunmore-based financial institution filed four zoning variance applications regarding dimensional regulations for a free-standing pylon sign, […]

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Back Mountain Chamber notes: Hello, spring. Goodbye, snow

Spring is in the air. Cherry blossoms, Daffodils and colorful tulips decorate the area with bursts of color, and the longer days and warmer temperatures renew weary spirits. Best of all, no more snow. The Back Mountain Chamber held its quarterly board meeting March 30. Welcome to our newest board members: Dr. Dale Jones, Penn […]

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Danko’s All American Fitness opens second location in the Back Mountain

DALLAS TWP. — Larry Danko is flexing his muscles and expanding his fitness facility into the Back Mountain. For 26 years, Danko’s All American Fitness on North River Street in Plains Township has offered area residents a variety of options to stay fit. Danko will extend his expertise on April 1 when he takes over […]

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Chamber Notes: Thanks to Back Mountain road crews for dealing with Stella

The most memorable part of March for many of us was the visit from Stella when we experienced record snowfalls throughout the Back Mountain. Thank you to all of the borough, township and PennDOT road crews across the Back Mountain for their hard work in clearing away the snow. The March BMC Luncheon was held […]

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Coming soon: A Big Mac delivered to your door. But will you want it?

If the people won’t go to McDonald’s, then the Big Macs must go to them. At least that’s the plan. After a two-month test run in Florida, McDonald’s announced recently it is preparing to roll out meal delivery for its menu items in the United States. The hope, the fast-food giant said, is to make […]

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Growth, nursing shortage leads to recruitment at NEPA hopitals, clinics

WILKES-BARRE — Two health care providers announced major recruitment efforts within a month of each other, bringing more than 300 nursing and support staff jobs to Northeastern Pennsylvania. Officials at Commonwealth Health and Geisinger state a nationwide nursing shortage in addition to unprecedented growth at their respective facilities are factors in the recruitment efforts. Commonwealth […]

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