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Guilford Ready for a New School Year

As another school year kicks off, new Guilford teachers, social workers, and administrators are looking forward to working in the public school system.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star

Board names new Career Center director

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT At an Aiken County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Phillip Taylor was recognized by the Board for his new position in the Department of Special Programs.

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The Times-Tribune

Doctorate

Kathryn Jinah Brokus, D.O., of South Abington Twp., was awarded a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree during the 123rd commencement ceremony of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic An Abington Heights graduate, she earned her bachelor's degree at University of Scranton graduate.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Nevaeh Matthews, 3, of Scranton, colors during a back-to-school event hosted by the University of Scranton on Sunday on Lackawanna County Courthouse Square.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

People on the Move, Aug. 24, 2014

Michelle Setta, R.N., will serve as the senior living center's director of nursing, where she will direct and supervise all nursing care functions in the Skilled Nursing Unit and ensure quality patient care.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Suburban Weekly

Around Town

The NEPA Wildcats 18 and younger fastpitch softball organization will host tryouts for its fall 2014/summer 2015 team on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at Marvine Dutch Gap in Scranton.

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Suburban Weekly

School News

Barry Kuhle, Ph.D. , of South Abington Township, an assistant professor of psychology at The University of Scranton, received a grant to research "On the Origin of an Evolution Revolution: The Birth and Rise of an Evolutionary Approach to Human Behavior and Cognition."

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Suburban Weekly

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Anyone interested in participating in the third annual Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial 5K Run/Walk or in donating to the cause, can visit any of these three websites: lafestaitaliana.org, unicoscranton.org or neparunner.com.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Tom Davis Named Somerset Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

He will assume the position on August 25, 2014. According to a release from Somerset County Public Schools, Davis began his educational career as a mathematics teacher at Crisfield High School in 1988.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Nathan lecture

Kairat Umarov, Kazakhstan's ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the United States, was among the distinguished guests at the inaugural Jay Nathan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar Lecture Series presentation of "Kazakhstan & Central Asia: History, Culture, Politics & Economy" at the University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Times-Tribune

TEDxScranton reimagines the Electric City

Vacant street corners, with the addition of something as simple as a piano, could attract large crowds.

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The Times-Tribune

Dalton woman uses accounting skills to assist nonprofit agencies Someone to count on

MICHAEL J. MULLEN/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Stephanie Tulaney Mihal, a certified public accountant with McGrail Merkel Quinn & Associates P.C., began working with nonprofit agencies and now is treasurer and board member of Employment Opportunity & Training Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Times-Tribune

University of Scranton to hold "Back to School Bonanza"

The University of Scranton's incoming class of 2018 will host the "Back to School Bonanza" on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lackawanna County Courthouse Square.

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The Times-Tribune

Community Day brings shark enthusiasts to Everhart Museum

Tapping into enthusiasm about the Discovery Channel's Shark Week,the recent release of television movie "Sharknado 2" and a myriad of shark sightings in the news, the Everhart Museum's "Sharks! Community Day" drew hundreds of visitors to Scranton on Saturday.

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Scranton councilman bought lot where 125-foot cellphone tower would go

A An orange public notice of the zoning board's Aug. 13 agenda is stapled to a utility pole in front of a lot owned by city councilman Pat Rogan.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Moosic native promoted to major general

The Riverside High School and University of Scranton graduate is commanding general of the 28th Infantry Division, and his previous rank was brigadier general.

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The hiring of former Lackawanna County chief of staff Maria Elkins as a top federal court official will delay the progress of three lawsuits by former employees who sued the county claiming their firings were for political reasons.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Furthur Bus 50th anniversary tour rolls through Scranton

Kimi Nelson of Lancaster, Massachusetts, dances in front of Zane Kesey's festive bus, parked near the University of Scranton.

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DFW Catholic

Executive Director for Campus Ministries - University of Scranton

Job Summary/Basic Function: The Executive Director for Campus Ministries provides a comprehensive university-wide spiritual ministry program to students, including university Sunday worship experiences, moral/ethical education, leadership development, sacramental preparation, vocational discernment, and community enhancing events within the ... (more)

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Around the Towns for Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Archbald was one of the first municipalities to support the county recycling program, and Mrs. Barrett said improvements and changes over the past year have made it possible to recycle more cardboard and paper products.

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