Scranton Rotary Annual Holiday Auction


Show Business Meets Local Business at the 2014 Chamber Gala

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction are proud to announce that Joanne Arduino, artistic director of Ballet Theatre of Scranton and director of The Dance Studio will direct the live entertainment at The Chamber Gala on Tuesday,  November 11 at The Theater at Lackawanna College. Each of... READ MORE

Cancer Institute Volunteer To Be Honored for Fundraising Project

Leo Vergnetti of Scranton has been nominated and selected for the “Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award” at this year’s Philanthropy Day Awards, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter.  Mr. Vergnetti, along with several other award recipients in various categories, will be honored at a luncheon... READ MORE

Liberty Tax Service Offers Free Seminar Every Thursday in November


TCMC Students Volunteer with NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania

Nearly 70 second-year medical students from The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) spent the morning raking, pulling weeds, and painting several residencies in the Scranton and Taylor on October 28, 2014. NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, a housing advocacy organization, connected the students with the households in need of assistance. Community... READ MORE

Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union Donates $3,000 worth of Network Equipment to Johnson College

Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union recently donated $3,000 worth of Cisco and 3Com network equipment to Johnson College of Technology, a private, two-year accredited college located on N. Main Ave in Scranton. Donated items included: a decommissioned firewall, routers, and switches. “We recently completed a number of internal upgrades and that... READ MORE

Animal Shelter Receives Helping Hand from FNCB

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally-based for over 100 years, recently raised $1097.03 for the Dessin Animal Shelter in Honesdale with proceeds from a bank wide “Jeans for a Cause” dress down day in October. The fundraising effort encourages employees to make a small donation in exchange for... READ MORE

Leadership Lackawanna’s Youth Leadership Program Begins

The Leadership Lackawanna teen program, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, met on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at The Scranton Enterprise Center located on Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton for their first session which included an orientation, leadership basics and an introduction to community service. This session was sponsored by NBT Bank.... READ MORE

Planet PreOwned offers Trunk-Or-Treat on Halloween

Planet PreOwned will be hosting Trunk-Or-Treat for Lackawanna and Luzerne County residents from 3pm to 6pm on Halloween, Friday, October 31st, offering a safe, warm environment for kids to collect top-notch, high quality candy in scary decorated trunks. Free cider and donuts will also be served. Parents are encouraged... READ MORE

S’Mores extra delicious at Family Fun Day on the Trail thanks to Gertrude Hawk Chocolate donation

Miniature ghosts and goblins will enjoy a big name in chocolate at Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s (LHV’s) Family Fun Day on the Trail on Sunday, October 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., thanks to a delicious donation from Gertrude Hawk Chocolates. As part of the festivities along the central New Jersey... READ MORE