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Written by N. Marion Hage   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:58
Akiane; An Interview With a Miracle?
A Conversation with Akiane Kramarik & Her Mother Foreli
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Written by John Plucenik   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:47
Matt McGloin Tells His Story Before The Draft
Yes, I live (and play) with a chip on my shoulder. By Matt McGloin, draft-eligible Quarterback from Penn State University
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Written by John Plucenik   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:08
Victor NOT Victim
In the poker game of life, Stephanie Jallen was dealt deuce seven. She didn’t fold. Instead, she went all in and ended up on the podium in Sochi, Russia. Twice.
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Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:56
Books From Your Neighbors: Local Published Authors
Alison Treat: Local author Alison Treat wrote One Traveler, a novel with a Civil War setting.
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Written by Philip A. Dente   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:40
Learning To See: Subject To Interpretation
There are primarily two parts to the process of making art: the intent or creation of the artist and the interpretation or taste of the viewer.
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Written by Annemarie P. Butkiewicz   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:24
Coming Home...to what?
Certain landmarks in Northeastern Pennsylvania have the ability to evoke a sense of pride and longing for those who grew up in the sprawling hills and old-town architecture that defines much of the area, often referred to as “the Valley."
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Written by Rick Notari   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:06
Those Championship Seasons: One Town, One School
Those are the only four words you need to know when you are talking about Old Forge High School athletics.
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Written by John Plucenik   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:39
Print is not Dead
“How many of you know who Matt McGloin is?”
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Written by Alissa Dana   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:11
Profiles in Business Excellence: Eye Care Specialists
Do an about-face to the signs of aging this summer with cosmetic facial procedures and laser skin care performed through the skilled hands of Eye Care Specialists Dr. Richard E. Roth.
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Written by Independent Staff   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 10:28
Profiles in Business Excellence: The Newberry Country Club
Newberry Estate in Dallas, Pennsylvania, is a unique, luxury condominium community and country club nestled in the Back Mountain.
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Written by John Plucenik   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:51
Walk-on to Record Breaker: Matt McGloin’s incredible PSU journey
When Matt McGloin first walked on the football field at Penn State in 2008, he never heard of The Burlsworth Trophy. Not his fault.
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Written by Elizabeth Martin   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:43
The Best We Can Be
“Everyone out there, they are my heroes. Seeing all those little children out there cheering, to be a role model for them, that is what makes it for me. It helps me to strive to be a better person. No one is perfect, but all we can do is reach for the best we can be.” – Stephanie Jallen
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Written by John Plucenik   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 13:02
Nun on the Run
Don’t ask Sister Miriam Frances Stadulis if she’s retired. Many welcome retirement, but “retired” is a dirty word in Sister’s vocabulary.
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Written by Mike Burnside   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:43
Laundry, Scotch and Puccini
Mike Burnside  |  Photos Philip A. Dente
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Written by Philip A. Dente   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:35
Views from the Back: The Street
words by philip a. dente | photographs by Ed Sherlinski
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Written by Independent Staff   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:12
Our Town: Luzerne
Premieres this Spring on WVIA
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Written by Elizabeth Martin   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:43
The Eulogy
While it may not be common practice to craft a eulogy for the loss of a community school, the razing of the old Dallas Township School certainly warrants the time to write, and inevitably read, a few words representative of those who were educated there.
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Written by Suzanne Kelly   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:33
Different, not Less
The headline is the title of a book by Dr. Temple Grandin. It is true.
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Written by Patty DeViva   
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:03
Profiles in Education Excellence: Wyoming Seminary
In two short years, Wyoming Seminary’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) School has had a transformative impact not only on Sem’s students, faculty, and parents, but the entire local community.
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Written by Stacy L. Zales   
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 10:27
Profiles in Business Excellence: Marshall, Parker and Weber, LLC
For Attorney Jeffrey Marshall, the importance of elder law was realized after his mother was diagnosed with cancer.
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