Exeter/Wyoming/West Wyoming: Remember our history and our heroes on Presidents Day

On Monday, we’ll celebrate Presidents Day, a national holiday to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Few people will give them a thought. The day has been reduced to an opportunity to get a good buy on a mattress. It never was much of a holiday, (read more)

Dupont: County/municipal taxes being mailed this week

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Susan Gregory, tax collector, announces the 2020 county/municipal tax bills will be mailed Feb. 18. Office hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday during rebate period. Taxes will be collected at the Dupont Municipal Building. Anyone who want (read more)

West Pittston: Corpus Christi cooking up soup,pierogies and pizza for Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is fast approaching and the Social Concerns Committee of Corpus Christi Parrish is organizing an event that could make a very hectic, busy day a lot easier. They will conduct a Lenten food sale with the parish cooks making two delicious soup (read more)

Hughestown: Residents urged to follow recycling guidelines

I hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day, surrounded by those you love most in the world. Can you believe it’s been four years since I’ve started writing this column? There have been a lot of national holidays covered and a lot of things shared with yo (read more)

Avoca: Enjoy some sweets before Lent starts

The start of Lent is just around the corner, and Knights of Columbus Council 5904 is hosting the perfect sale to satisfy your sweet tooth before the 40-day fast begins. Knights of Columbus Council 5904 will have a Krispy Kreme doughnut sale after the 4 p. (read more)

Jenkins Twp./Pittston Twp.: Late fees added to Jenkins trash bills

Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance, Pittston Twp. Ambulance Association and Jenkins Twp. Fire Department are all currently conducting membership or fundraising drives. Money from the memberships helps the first responders with training and equipment cost (read more)

Duryea: Celebrate Mardi Gras at the American Legion

Who needs to celebrate Fat Tuesday on Bourbon Street, when you can celebrate it — and start the party even sooner — on our very own Main Street? Duryea American Legion Brenan Regan Post 585 will host a Mardi Gras party from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday, Feb. (read more)

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