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    VIDEO: Lackawanna Trail High School Wins National Video Contest

    FACTORYVILLE — Students in Connie Harris’ English class at Lackawanna Trail High School have talent! The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show announced today that the Factoryville school was a nationwide winner of its 4th annual “Classroom Musical” competition. Lackawanna Trail won in the high school category, and will receive a $1,500 prize to put toward classroom enhancements thanks to contest sponsor Pilot Pens. “We got so many incredible entries this year, and the competition was fierce; but each of our winners […]

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    VIDEO: Teachers Perform ‘Let It Snow’ Parody to Motivate Students for State Exams

    WILLIAMSPORT — A group of faculty members at Williamsport’s Andrew G.Curtin Intermediate School perform “Let’s Go”, a “Let it Snow” parody to motivate students for PA state exams.

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    WATCH: 11-year-old’s Emotional Reaction To Learning He’ll Be A Big Brother

    Logan, 11, had no idea what was on the piece of paper in his hands when he started reading it to the camera. Logan started reading a list of things he is going to do this year. Shortly after reading aloud he was going to Myrtle Beach on vacation, he read aloud: “I’m going to be a big brother.” His emotional reaction is perfect. I can't believe my dad let me have a Twitter! Now everyone can follow me as I […]

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    WATCH: Toddler Falls Three Stories, Saved By Quick Thinking Neighbors

    BURBANK, Calif. — A toddler who fell three stories from an apartment building in Burbank is alive and well, thanks in large part to the actions of a quick-thinking couple, according to police.

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    Shelter Kitten Named ‘Turkey’ Does Exactly What You Would Expect

    ORLANDO — A kitten in Orlando, FL had no problem getting adopted after Orange County Animal Services posted a video to the web showing off Turkey’s interesting talent. The 3-month old kitten makes an adorable ‘gobbling’ sound when, well, gobbling up her food. Below is a clip of the newly adopted Turkey on her way home with her new family.

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    LIVE: Installation of Bishop Ronald W. Gainer

    **This Live Stream Has Ended** Watch the Mass of Installation of Pottsville native Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, live at 2 p.m. on March 19. The Mass of Installation will be streamed live from St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg. Learn more about Bishop Gainer here.

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    Happy 25th Birthday World Wide Web

    (CNN) – In March 1989, British scientist Tim Berners-Lee published a paper proposing an “information management” system for his laboratory. His supervisor, Mike Sendall, scrawled some brief comments on the cover: “Vague, but exciting.” Sendall couldn’t have been more right. Berners-Lee’s proposal, conceived to improve information sharing between universities and researchers around the world, paved the way for the World Wide Web as we know it today. It was 1993 when David Wood got his first look at the World Wide […]

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    Earthquake Hits Near PA-OH Border

    BOARDMAN, Ohio – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake originated about eight miles west of New Castle, PA  and about eight miles southeast of Youngstown around 2:26 a.m. WJW/Fox8 reports that residents were quick to call 911, many suspecting an intruder caused the house to shake. “I don’t know if someone’s trying to break in or what.  I have three children in here,” one woman told a 911 dispatcher. Dispatchers tried to determine what happened by asking the callers if they heard other […]

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    VIDEO: If You’ve Never Cried While Watching A Car Commercial, You’re About To

    This Chevy ad simply titled “Maddie” is part of the company’s “A best friend for life’s journey” campaign and it’s tugging at the heartstrings of many online.

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    Baby Leads Dad In Adorable Workout

    Move over Richard Simmons and Jane Fonda, a 6-month old baby is the new breakout star of workout videos.

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    February Storm Slideshow

    Check out February storm photos and submit your own snowy pics.

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    It’s Time to Register for Kindergarten

    Although the start of the new school year seems a long way off, Kindergarten Registration begins in January and runs through May. The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties and our Success By 6 program/LEARN team know that beginning Kindergarten is an important milestone and a time that should be filled with happiness and excitement for the entire family. But, it can be very stressful if children and families are unfamiliar with the new setting. As part of the […]


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