Pow Wow concludes in Noxen

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One of the many participants of the Noxen Pow Wow in full regalia during one of the many tribal circle dances.cv15powwow3DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE One of the many participants of the Noxen Pow Wow in full regalia during one of the many tribal circle dances.cv15powwow5DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE The 12th annual Pow Wow concluded Sunday in Noxen. The event is a demonstration of Native American drums and dancers in full regalia from multiple nations performing to educate on the traditions, dance styles and cultures of various Native American tribes.

Volunteers team up for sixth annual Earth Week cleanup at Harveys Lake

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SUBMITTED PHOTO / MICHAEL DALEY, BOROUGH OF HARVEYS LAKE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL From left, are Cydney Faul-Halsor, Joe Boyle, and attorney Gary Michak. SUBMITTED PHOTO / MICHAEL DALEY, BOROUGH OF HARVEYS LAKE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL From left, are Cydney Faul-Halsor, Sid Halsor, EAC chairman; Joe Boyle, attorney Gary Michak, Courtney Burgess-Michak, and Sofia Flores-Weidner.

Community tree lighting brings holiday cheer to downtown Noxen

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Carolers and townsfolk spread holiday cheer as they gather for the community tree lighting event in downtown Noxen. Photos and details, page C6 Bitterly cold weather didn't deter more than 100 residents of Noxen and surrounding areas from turning out to celebrate the lighting of the Christmas tree in the heart of town on Dec. 10. Attendance exceeded all expectations.

Christmas wishes from the Back Mountain

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The Harveys Lake Lions Club offered holiday cheer at two local nursing facilities by caroling and delivering gifts on Sunday, Dec. 18, to residents of Lakeside Nursing Center and Star Hill Care Facility. First row, from left, are Tom Shina, Bernie Castillo and Sandra Serhan.

“The Gift” Gives to Luzerne County for the 23rd Year

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The live action play features over 100 actors and live animals. The Gift tells the story of the “true meaning of Christmas.”

Craft shows, art exhibits on the horizon as the holidays approach

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Following a tumultuous election, America the Beautiful is at peace once again. Hope and encouragement are on the horizon.

Red Sails in the Sunset Regatta was a beautiful send-off to summer

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Happy Grandparents Day! As seasons change from summer to fall, the Back Mountain is bustling with events for young and old alike. The Labor Day weekend was incredibly amazing out on the water at Harveys Lake as the Red Sails in the Sunset Regatta sailed from the Harveys Lake Yacht Club at dusk.

Fall Intertribal Powwow in Noxen features Native American dance, music, crafts

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The 12th Annual Noxen Fall Intertribal Powwow with free admission will be held Sept. 24-25 at the Noxen Fire Co.

Community digest

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CHICKEN BARBECUE: The Lake Silkworth Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual chicken barbecue from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at the fire department grounds, Route 29, Lake Silkworth.

Growing & Giving Back Mountain Food Pantry Garden Shares Nature’s Bounty with Those in Need

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Well donated to future rec center in Noxen

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Bike ride memorializes triathlete killed in tragic accident at Harveys Lake

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Gerald Pender is collecting items to support the Noxen Food Bank as part of his Eagle Scout project with Troop 241, Lehman. The collection includes non perishable foods and other essentials.

Yearly rattlesnake roundup event yields dozens of serpents

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Thirty-nine of the 59 registered hunters brought in a rattlesnake to Noxen during the weekend. Eight poisonous copperheads and 20 nonvenomous snakes were also hauled in.

Snake, rattle & roll Noxen Rattlesnake Round-Up continues a four-decade tradition

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LCCC

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The Schulman Gallery at Luzerne County Community College recently held an opening reception for the annual Faculty and Alumni Juried Exhibition. Members of the LCCC Art Department and Alumni submitted their pieces to be judged and awards for exceptional artwork were presented.

Standing on his own

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R.J. Scouton is always on his phone. Often, he’s getting gigs for his two bands or working on travel arrangements.

Dallas Township deploys K9 to augment police force

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Dallas Township recently welcomed its police department’s new narcotics detection officer, K9 Tomy. Tomy is an 18-month old Dutch Shepherd, born Sept.

Community digest

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COLORING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS: The Osterhout Free Library is offering a Coloring for Adults program from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Adult coloring programs are an opportunity to relax. Coloring pages and pencils are provided at the library or bring your own supplies.

Community digest

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YOUNG DEMOCRATS: Luzerne County Young Democrats will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Leggio’s to plan the upcoming fundraiser. All young Democrats are welcome.

Misericordia

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The Misericordia University Campus Ministry’s Adopt A Family Program provided Thanksgiving food for 97 needy families in the area. About 2,000 food items, including dozens of turkeys, worth more than $7,000 were collected by the campus community.

Noxen man faces charges after baby was sprayed with glass

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A Noxen man is facing child endangerment charges after smashing out a car window during a fight with his ex, spraying a baby with glass shards. William G. Harrison III, 30, of 152 Tulip Road, is also charged with reckless endangerment, harassment and criminal mischief in the altercation that took place Sunday afternoon.

Little League truly finds its ‘Field of Dreams’

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Don Shappelle and the Pick Ups are scheduled to perform at the food drive festival Nov. 8 at Gate of Heaven Church. From left, are Terry Renninger, Barry Dervinis, Don Sennett and Don Shappelle.

Dourand earns Eagle Scout rank

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Scout Ryan Dourand shakes hands with Troop 444 leader Allan Stroud near the sign he completed for his Eagle Scout project. Ryan Dourand completed his Eagle Scout project on Aug. 15. Ryan is a junior at Lake-Lehman High School, where he is also a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club.

Native American traditions preserved at Noxen powwow

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In the cool of the morning, Bear Two Arrows sat beneath a makeshift canopy next to his “teaching teepee” waiting for the day’s first visitors at the 11th annual Noxen Fall Intertribal Powwow. Bringing with him Native American traditions from his hometown near WilliamsA port, Mr. Two Arrows preserves artifacts and traditions passed down by his predecessor, a Lakota Indian named Hawk Standing, who used the teepee to teach children how American Indians once lived.

Community digest

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REIKI TRAINING: Reiki Level II training will be offered at Candy’s Place, a Cancer Wellness Center, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Candy’s Place, Welles Street, Forty Fort.

Community digest

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BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS ORIENTATION: Big Brothers Big Brothers of The Bridge will hold orientation for prospective new Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers throughout the month of August. The orientation sessions, which take about 30 minutes, will take place at the agency’s offices, 33 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre.

Lake Fest promises fun on and around Harveys Lake

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‘Miss Harveys Lake‘ Allyson Sebolka poses on her family’s ‘Flintstone Mobile,’ which she expects to help paddle during the ‘Anything Floats’ race set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Harveys Lake.

Rattlesnakes make the day for some dads

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ROBERT L. BAKER / STAFF PHOTO LEFT: Glenn Ellsworth IV of Sweet Valley brought in the most species of snakes, and shows off this milk snake to visitors around the snake pit. RIGHT: Fawne Hopfer holds up her rattlesnake.

Rattlers slither back into Noxen

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One of Noxen’s most popular traditions is back as folks from near and far pay homage to one of nature’s most well respected – and often misunderstood – reptiles. The Rattlesnake Roundup, held at the Noxen Volunteer Fire Company grounds, offers adults and children alike a chance to learn more about rattlesnakes and provides plenty of entertainment during the four-day event held through Sunday.

Fence at once public-access boat launch draws concerns

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In constructing a rowing clubhouse for Wyoming Seminary, Scott Meuser has gated off a section of Harveys Lake that has long been considered a public boat launch. Mark Moran / The Citizens’ Voice MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE Scott Meuser has gated off a section of Harveys Lake that has long been considered a public-access boat launch.