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Enjoy Fall with the family

Northeastern Pennsylvania offers fall season activities that are fun-filled and exciting for families. Here are a few suggestions for ways to spend time as a family. PEEC Pocono Education and Environmental Center (PEEC) is one of the largest and longest r (read more)

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Fall family fun


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Traditions bind families together, provide identity

It’s no secret Northeastern Pennsylvania is steeped in holiday traditions; many of which stem from the region’s deep ethnic heritage. Those traditions often help our families weave a tighter bond with each other throughout the holiday season. “As families (read more)

Traditions at a Glance

Here’s a look at some traditions many people in Northeastern Pennsylvania celebrate: The Feast of the Seven Fishes This Italian-Catholic tradition is celebrated on Christmas Eve and features just what its name says — seven fish dishes. The meatless meal m (read more)

Family is key to holiday traditions

Like many throughout the region and the world, holiday traditions – whether they be for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or Christmas – center on family and those whom we call our family. “Hanukkah has become important for many Jewish families,” said Rabbi Moshe Sa (read more)

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Get insight on child’s school performance

It is the time of year when parents will make an annual visit to their child’s school for parent-teacher conferences. Making the most of that visit is important for insight into how your child is doing in school. There are two aspects of school life paren (read more)

Flu shots give protection to whole family

Although summer-like weather lingered into October in Northeastern Pennsylvania this year, the fall season is upon us and it’s time to turn our attention to things to come. This means it’s time to prepare ourselves for flu season and it is not too early t (read more)

Education and Tech

Students at the Lake Lehman School District in Luzerne County are about to embark on a virtual reality experience. The cost for 10 zSpace labs, developed by a California company, was approved by the school board earlier this summer at a cost of more than (read more)

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Student Loan Debt

Now more than ever, Pennsylvania students are leaving college with higher amounts of debt. A new report by the Project on Student Debt found that after four years in college, students left with an average of $34,798 in debt. The report looked at colleges (read more)

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