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  • About Town: Factoryville

    Although less than a square mile in size, Factoryville has a lot of character. Incorporated in 1883, this community got its name from a textile factory built by early settlers. Baseball great Christy Mathewson was born in Factoryville. He graduated from the then Keystone Academy and played for New York. Both teams sharing the name Giants Small in size, but large in history, Factoryville is a nice place to spend time “About Town”.

  • About Town: Christmas in Scranton

    At this time of year, when there’s a chill in the air Scranton comes alive with holiday flair. With displays, decorations, and lights aplenty The smiles on children’s faces are many. Wonder has be brought to young and old At Nay Aug, Household Outfitting, and The Globe   With happiness and joy spread all around See the holidays in Scranton and spend time “About Town”.  

  • About Town: Covered Bridges 2

    Of the nearly 200 covered bridges in Pennsylvania, the nineteen in Columbia County make up the third largest concentration in the state. Built in the mid to late 1800’s their unique shape provided shelter for travelers and added stability. Take a trip to Columbia County to view these structural beauties and spend some time “About Town”.

  • About Town: Covered Bridges 1

    At one time, there were roughly 14,000 covered bridges in the United States. Today, there are less than 900. Nineteen in Columbia County. While providing shelter is their major function, they also have a more romantic use: giving courting couples a place for privacy. Earning the nickname “Kissing Bridges”. Take a trip to Columbia County to view these structural beauties and spend some time “About Town”.

  • About Town: Bloomsburg Fair

    For a week every fall, the only town in Pennsylvania gets a little bigger.  “Welcome to the Bloomsburg Fair” – Paul Reichart, Bloomsburg Fair President From a small group that gathered in 1855, it became the largest fair in the state. Going strong for 162 years, it has overcome fires and major flooding. Only canceling once! Through many changes, the message stays the same:  “Join us at the fair!” – Paul Reichart, Bloomsburg Fair President

  • About Town: Montrose

    With a lake at its base and welcoming tree lined streets, Montrose is a jewel of the northern tier. In the mid 1700s settlers from New England came to Montrose. Eventually incorporating in 1824. Inspired by the communities they came from, settlers built stately homes, public greens, and a courthouse. This mountain community makes Montrose a nice place to spend some time “About Town”.

  • About Town: Jim Thorpe

    Tucked away in a picturesque valley along the Lehigh River, Jim Thorpe is called the “Gateway to the Poconos”. The town was settled in 1818 as Mauch Chunk. The name change came in 1954 to honor the Olympian. With an anthracite beginning, it has become a modern day tourist haven. A  beautiful downtown and quaint shops make Jim Thorpe a great place to explore “About Town”.

  • About Town: Honesdale

    From high atop Irving Cliff, you get a spectacular view of Honesdale. Named for the president of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company, Honesdale was once a thoroughfare to transport coal to New York City. The first steam engine in the United States roared to life in Honesdale, giving it the nickname “Birthplace of the American Railroad”. So, take the journey to Honesdale and enjoy some time “About Town”.

  • About Town: Milton

    Milton officially came to life in 1817. Its location near the Susquehanna river allowed Milton to become an industrial community. Mills and tanneries sprang up, and the town flourished. Soon it became an important stop for railroad companies across the state. History has not been left in the past here in Milton. Restoration and new uses for some great old buildings make Milton a place to stop and wander About Town for awhile.

  • Jog for Jude – Good Morning PA

    Jog for Jude 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk/Kid’s Fun Run to benefit S.I.D.S. awareness and research will be held Sunday, April 23 at the Dunmore Community Center. Register by April 19 at http://www.judezayacfoundation.com.

  • Cinderella’s Closet of NEPA – Good Morning PA

    Cinderella’s Closet of NEPA Unique Boutique will be held Wednesday, April 12 from 4-8pm at Genetti Manor in Dickson City. There will also be a Fashion Show on Friday April 7 at 6pm at the Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton.

  • Good Morning PA – Archbald Girls Softball

    Archbald Girls Softball, 10-11 Year Old State Champions