There is something to be said about the last days of summer. Not just thinking that the fall season is upon us the last days of summer is where I feel that family time becomes more precious. Watching the kids jump in the pool for the last time and also go (read more)


We have reached the middle of August, and many of us are reaping the fruits of our labors from our backyard gardens. As tomatoes and other vegetables reach their peak to be picked, we can look forward to tomato and cheese sandwiches, homemade sauce, dill (read more)

See a movie in the park in West Pittston

I was fortunate to grow up in the golden age of kids movies. Some of the finest Disney films ever made were made when I was just a young kid. The first movie I remember seeing in theatres is “The Lion King.” Some of my favorite childhood memories are watc (read more)

Help support the Hughestown Hose Co.

If you’re not quite ready to quit summer, I’ve got great news for you. Aug. 19 is National Soft Ice Cream Day. Celebrate these remaining summer days with this sweet treat and there’s sure to be a smile on your face. If you’re looking to entertain this wee (read more)

Take a bus trip to the Little League World Series

As a community, we certainly enjoyed the thrill and excitement of championship Little League baseball at our home field last month. Not only did we have the pleasure of cheering on Duryea’s Little League all-stars, but also hosting several divisional cham (read more)

Dupont Lions gear up for 5K run

Dupont Lions sponsored Labor Day 5K is Saturday, Sept. 1. The event features two runs: An adult run/walk and a kids one mile run. The kids’ mile run starts at 9 a.m. and the adult run/walk will start at 9:45. Starting lineup is at the Polish American Citi (read more)

Exeter/Wyoming/West Wyoming: Race a duck to benefit Kiwanis Club projects

It’s officially August, and we are in the last weeks of summer. With that being said, we are coming up on festivals, concerts and cool events. Wyoming Area Kiwanis Club will be having its third annual Duck Derby on Sunday, Sept. 2, on the West Pittston ri (read more)

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