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Rattlesnakes slither back to Noxen

The Noxen Volunteer Fire Department is once again inviting the community to the always popular Rattlesnake Roundup, held on the Noxen fairgrounds over Father’s Day Weekend, June 13-16. Fire Chief Lew Hackling is excited to help promote the event, which la (read more)

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Roundup founder reflects on event’s infancy

In 1972, Charles Kovalick and his step-brother Chester Visneski were at a regular meeting of the Noxen-Monroe Sportsman’s Club. Visneski suggested hosting a rattlesnake hunt for a fundraiser for the club, and the rest is Noxen history. Visneski and Kovali (read more)

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Football rosters announced

Football players who helped lead their teams to District 2 titles and into the state playoffs will have one more chance to shine in the 85th Scranton Lions Club Dream Game. Quarterback Nate Rolka, lineman Jacob Brim and defensive end Zac Cost, who were al (read more)

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Novack, Piazza grab 5K race

Nearly 100 runners turned out for Saturday’s Fourth Annual ‘Forget-Me-Not’ Race Against Alzheimer’s around Lake Carey Saturday morning with siblings John Novack and Julie Piazza taking top male and female honors in the 5K race, and Paul Shaffer and Kelly (read more)

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Area baseball Field of Dreams game Sunday

Rosters for the seventh annual Field of Dreams senior select baseball game, presented by Lackawanna County, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and the Bill Howerton StrikeOut Cancer Foundation, have been set. Pitchers Nate Rolka, Noah Coleman, and short (read more)

Penn Can building momentum

In his sophomore year as Penn Can Speedway promoter, Chad Towner has no plans on hitting the so-called sophomore slump. He continues to breathe new life to the speedway and the communities. During the off-season Towner brought in new sponsors, along with (read more)

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KC golf tourney honors former coach

Keystone College’s 29th annual Keystone Open Golf Tournament will honor longtime coach, Professor and Athletic Director Michael Mould. “I’m especially honored to serve as chair for this year’s event,” said Mould. “Keystone has been a huge part of my life (read more)

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Keystone’s Lloyd, Mokychic recognized by DIII

Junior infielder Shannon Lloyd of Keystone College headlines the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III softball teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). A criminal justice and psychology double-maj (read more)

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Montrose senior legion team picks up win Tuesday

Tuesday night, June 4, in Montrose, Post 154 out of the Gardner Warner American Legion in Elk Lake, secured the 4-3 win over the scrappy team from South Scranton’s Post 948. Montrose ended the first two innings by grounding into double plays, and the even (read more)

Down sports memory lane

20 Years Ago (1999) Mother Nature interrupted Tunkhannock’s road to a state championship as rain and lightning forced umpires to stop a game after two and a half innings when the Tigers were down 5-4 against Coatesville at Pottsville. The game is set to r (read more)


Tuesday, June 4 Montrose senior Legion 4, South Scranton 3. Wednesday, June 5 Tunkhannock junior legion 0, Swoyersville 16. Friday, June 7 Tunkhannock junior legion 7, Back Mountain 12. Montrose junior legion 6, Tri-Boro 21. Saturday, June 8 Tunkhannock s (read more)

Sports Week Ahead

Wednesday, June 12 Montrose junior legion vs. South Scranton, 5:30 p.m. Tunkhannock junior legion vs. Pittston, 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 13 Montrose senior legion vs. Abington Heights, 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 Montrose junior legion vs. Dunmore at Schaul (read more)

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Dallas woman admits role in burglary

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A 26-year-old Dallas woman pleaded guilty Friday morning for her role in the burglary of a Wyoming County home last December. According to court records, on Dec. 11, Kyle-Ann Lucas Tunis, of Demunds Road, and an accomplice were accused of stealing a black (read more)