GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — The Career & Tech Center of Sullivan County BOCES held its Recognition Ceremony on June 14 for 183 graduating Career & Tech students at the Tri-Valley Central School.
HAWLEY, PA — Wallenpaupack Area High School (WAHS) 2018 graduate Kathleen “Katie” Lane has been named the recipient of the Marjorie Murphy Award for Service to Wallenpaupack’s fine arts program.
WEST HAVEN, CT — Sabrina Campfield of Narrowsburg, NY received a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering degree from the University of New Haven at commencement ceremonies in May at the Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, CT.
June brings about the season of graduation for many local seniors, but it also evokes a nostalgia for those who fondly look back on their own commencement ceremonies.
Summertime is so busy, with lots to do. On Thursday I was in Pete’s Market and I ran into Jill Padua, who cooks at the Forestburgh Playhouse. Jill told me about the play that was showing, “Million Dollar Quartet.” I called Pastor Phyllis, and we made a night out of it.
HONESDALE, PA — Two families with ties to Wayne Memorial Hospital and a desire to assist individuals pursuing a career in the field of nursing have helped make the road to higher education a reality for four graduates of the 2018 Luzerne County Community College (LCCC) Nursing Program.
DELAWARE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT — On Wednesday, May 2, the Delaware Valley (DV) Music Department Booster Club awarded its first ever summer scholarships. To be eligible, one had to be a DV student in any grade, in any school, who participates in music and attended a music-related camp or program over the previous summer.
It is the rare person who doesn’t know someone who has been affected by drug dependency or abuse. As the judicial system has become overloaded with such cases, folks everywhere have wondered if there isn’t a better way to deal with those caught in the throes of this epidemic.
Pennsylvania has been one of the states hit hardest by the national opioid epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania has the fourth-highest rate of overdose fatalities in the United States. Earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf declared a statewide emergency concerning the use of opioids.
Lawrence “Bones” Freiermuth of Indian Orchard recently told the story of a terrible car accident that took place 60 years ago, on July 6, 1958. Earlier that Sunday, Bones (19) and his friend Bill Malti (18) had failed to qualify for further racing at the Beach Lake track.