May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Lifestyles

SCCTC Ends Year With Hawaiian Feast

“It’s one of the best-kept secrets in the county,” said Carl Mosca, of Fairdale, as he and wife Cheryl were finishing up their meal at A Touch of Class, the restaurant inside the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCT More...

WVES Raises Money for Pediatric Heart Patients

Students at the Wyalusing Valley Elementary School (WVES) participated in the Jump Rope for Heart event during their physical education class from March 11 to April 5. More...

Tips for Making the Decision of Using Paving Stones Versus Concrete

Homeowners have a variety of needs around the landscape that call for pavers or concrete, including driveways, patios and walkways. Deciding on a material means assessing needs and desired features as well as the cost of the project.  More...

Rewarding Gardening Tips for Beginners

Gardening is a rewarding hobby that many enthusiasts credit with helping them to peacefully escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. More...

More Effective Ways of Watering

Summer weather can be harsh on a lawn. Even the most lawn-conscious homeowner can be helpless against a summer heat wave.  More...

Waging War on Backyard Bites

Doesn’t it seem that as soon as you put the cushions back on the patio chairs and dust off the grill for another season outdoors, the insects in your backyard suddenly rally the troops? More...

Mulch: More than Meets the Eye

Gardeners and lawn care aficionados are always looking for ways to make their plants, gardens and property more appealing. If they can do so in ways that help the environment and save them some time, that’s even better. More...

Local Youths to Star in ‘Mermaid’ Musical

The Wyoming County Players’ Junior Players and Little Hams will be presenting their annual spring musical on May 17th and 18th at the Whipple Performing Arts Studio in Tunkhannock.  More...

BIRTHS

Davidson  Brandie Davidson of Towanda is proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Jaylynn Daisy Leigh Davidson on May 7, 2013, at Memorial Hospital in Towanda.  ***  Perry  More...

Public Invited to Attend Susquehanna County Dairy Princess Pageant on May 24

Callie Curley, Susquehanna County Dairy Princess from Montrose, is about to complete her reign as County Dairy Princess. More...

ProCare Celebrates Biggest Loser

ProCare Physical Fitness in Wyalusing celebrated the completion of another Biggest Loser Challenge on April 30. The top three contestants were awarded, based on total percentage of body weight lost. More...

Bridge Winners Announced

Jim Van Ness of Monroeton finished in first place at the third annual Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Bridge Game held on April 20 at the Personal Care Home on the Memorial Hospital Campus in Towanda. More...

Annual Developmental Services Breakfast to be Held at Shadowbrook

HOSTED BY MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICE

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services and its advisory board will sponsor its 22nd Annual Developmental Services Awareness Month Breakfast in Wyoming County on Friday, May 31 at 9 a.m. More...

Conquer Sidewalk Cracks Before Requiring Costly Replacement

Most homeowners can identify with the dilemma of a cracked sidewalk. In addition to being a safety hazard, a cracked sidewalk can also be an eyesore. More...

Tips for Choosing Grass Varieties - Get the Good Stuff

If you drive by a home and see a lush lawn out front, you may wonder how the homeowner achieved such a thick and healthy turf. More...

Tips for Growing your Vegetables

Vegetable gardens make great additions to any home garden, but home gardeners should know that not all vegetables should be planted year-round.  More...

Understanding the Water Table

Many people understand that a water table has something to do with groundwater, but they may not understand fully what a water table entails or the purpose it serves.  More...

A Bed of Colors is Easy to Create

If you’ve admired a neighbor’s flower-filled landscape, but didn’t know where to start to beautify your own yard, follow this simple advice: Start small. More...

Birthdays and Anniversaries

MAY 19 Anna Mae Johnson, Wyalusing, PA Tracy Keeney, Wyalusing, PA Kenneth Taylor, Jr., Wyalusing, PA Mark Cobb, Wyalusing, PA Melanie Farr Kabele, Caledonia, WI MAY 20 Joyce B. More...

Rainbow Club Officers

Newly elected officers and directors of the Wyalusing Rainbow Club are pictured during the club’s Monday night meeting at the Wyalusing Hotel. More...

Area Bank Donates to St. Peter’s

Amy Walsh, manager of Peoples Neighborhood Bank, Tunkhannock, presents a check to Reverend Lou Divis, Rector at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. St. More...

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