Dupont: Enjoy a Lenten feast of potato pancakes and clam chowder

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Holy Mother of Sorrows will hold a potato pancake and clam chowder dinner Friday, April 5, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Frank Bednash Memorial Hall. Takeouts will be available starting at noon. Donation is $10 and includes potato pancakes, soup, dessert and be (read more)

Exeter/Wyoming/West Wyoming: Feeling lucky enough

My father was of Irish descent, but when he married my mother in 1948 he adopted the ways of the Italian family he joined. He loved Italian food and liberally grated the parmigiano over his pasta. He gave himself Italian lessons so he could understand my (read more)

Avoca: Celebrate being Irish - or just being Irish at heart

Growing up, my beautiful mother, Lorraine, would always tell me “there’s nothing better than being Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!” I could not agree more, Mom! Whether you are Irish or just Irish this weekend as we celebrate the feast of St. Patrick, stop by (read more)

West Pittston: Get to know West Pittston a little better with walks around town

There is a terrific, short but sweet song by Tom Waits called “You Can Never Hold Back Spring.” Sure we probably have one more good snowfall left in us, but it’s the middle of March. We’re past daylight savings time. Days are getting longer. Nights are ge (read more)

Hughestown: Chow down on clam chowder from the Hughestown Hose Company

With Lent here, the Hughestown Hose Company’s annual clam chowder weekly dinner is officially underway! Each Friday during Lent, you can enjoy home cooked clam chowder or pizza for just $10 per meal. This is a great time to get out and spend some time wit (read more)

Duryea: Celebrate St. Patrick with ham and cabbage at the VFW

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope you all have a great time celebrating everything Irish! One place in town where you can surely have a great time celebrating and enjoy a traditional Irish meal is at the Duryea American Legion this weekend. Duryea American (read more)

Jenkins Twp./Pittston Twp.: Easter Bunny will hop into the townships

Valentine’s Day has passed and the local St. Patrick’s parade celebrations have ended. Daylight Saving Time has ushered in spring. With the spring season comes Easter. Children look forward to local Easter egg hunts and some enjoy pictures with the Easter (read more)

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