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Adult Education Guide: Wilkes University

Effective business leadership is defined broadly. For some, it’s the ability to tackle a variety of priorities while inspiring teamwork and collaboration. For others, it’s all about the results in relation to the bottom line. According to Dr. Jennifer Edm (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: Penn State Wilkes-Barre

In 2017, Earth Conservancy (EC) at Penn State Wilkes-Barre was awarded a $200,000 grant through the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) Program to implement a new job trainin (read more)

Adult Education Guide: Penn State Worthington Scranton

Penn State Worthington Scranton received a $50,000 Invent Penn State grant to establish a pre-incubator in the city of Scranton’s South Side as part of an ongoing neighborhood revitalization effort. The campus will establish a technology-rich, welcoming e (read more)

Adult Education Guide: Penn State Hazleton

Debra Conway, director of continuing education at Penn State Hazleton, is ecstatic about the new programs her department is offering in the upcoming year. “Penn State Hazleton’s practical nursing and allied health programs of clinical medical assisting, n (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: Penn College

With manufacturing on the uptick for the first time in decades, companies are struggling to find qualified technicians to keep their advanced machinery running. Such is the effect of the “skills gap,” which is compounded by a lack of students pursuing app (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: Misericordia University

Hard work, determination and a fortuitous stint on a national television show all combined to help 28-year-old Marcus Grudzinski of Wilkes-Barre earn the 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner of the Year award presented by the Misericordia University Center for (read more)

Adult Education Guide: King's College

King’s College is excited to offer both the RN to Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program and the Dual Degrees in Nursing (DDN) through a unique partnership with Luzerne County Community College (LCCC). According to the Institute of Medicine, the ex (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: Keystone College

Employers looking for focused education and training for their employees now have a new option to consider: the Keystone College Professional Development Institute. The Professional Development Institute, which was developed by Keystone College President (read more)

Adult Education Guide: Johnson College

Johnson College is ecstatic about two programs that are a true benefit to the adult learner. The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Johnson College is designed to prepare students for the modern manufacturing environment. This progra (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: East Stroudsburg University

The East Stroudsburg University graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to prepare graduates to enter the growing field of speech-language pathology and achieve teacher certification and provisional licensure in the state of P (read more)

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Adult Education Guide: Cedar Crest College

Cedar Crest College’s coeducational School of Adult and Graduate Education offers a variety of academic programs designed to meet the educational needs of today’s busy adult student. The college offers flexible online, hybrid and accelerated courses and m (read more)

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Wine industry grows in Pennsylvania

by Joe Sylvester Twenty years ago, Sal Maiolatesi was one of the few commercial winemakers around. Back then, winemakers had to use 100 percent Pennsylvania grapes. Maiolatesi and others in the industry worked with state officials to change the law. And t (read more)

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For the Record: Deeds, mortgages and stocks of local interest

DEEDS COLUMBIA COUNTY Cynthia M. Troup. Property Location: Pine Twp. Seller: L. Philip Rothermel. Amount: $510,000. Christopher J. Lapos. Property Location: Scott Twp. Seller: Clair Jeramie Barber. Amount: $372,000. Eric L. Verse. Property Location: North (read more)

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Personnel file: August, 2018 edition

AMSKIER INSURANCE Laurie Granville celebrated her 38th anniversary with the company. She is a senior accounting and service director, working directly with camps on accounting issues. Granville joined as a claims assistant April 14, 1980. BARRY ISETT & AS (read more)

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The expanding role of nurse practitioners

by Dave Gardner As employers across the business arena struggle with exploding costs for health insurance, an unfolding evolution with providers offers hope for increasing efficiency within the health care delivery system. The ongoing change involves the (read more)

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Area experts weigh in on hotel tax ‘loophole’ discussion

by Phil Yacuboski When fall leaf peepers make the drive from suburbs of Philadelphia or New York to see the deep golds and reds on display ever year, many people use online booking companies to get the best deal on hotel rooms. And because online travel c (read more)

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Community Bank N.A. supports CASA of Luzerne County

Community Bank N.A. recently provided support to CASA of Luzerne County with a contribution of $5,000 and became a Champion Sponsor for CASA’s Casablanca fundraiser for the third consecutive year. This event, which serves as the organization’s principal f (read more)

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Keystone Community Resources presents awards

Keystone Community Resources, (KCR) recently held a Celebration of Choice Award dinner at Constantino’s Catering & Events in Glenburn Township. Jeremy Yale was the keynote speaker at the ceremony. Yale is a former employee of Keystone Community Resources (read more)

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Leadership Lackawanna hosts Celebration of Leadership event

Leadership Lackawanna, a regional community leadership development organization, recently hosted its Celebration of Leadership at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center. In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Celebration of Leadership paid tribute to Le (read more)

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The role of education, skills in the workforce

by Dave Gardner As employers across the landscape of commerce deal with a mounting shortage of effective job applicants, progressive workforce development experts are searching for new ways to produce and deliver the vital human capital. According to the (read more)

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Camping service delivers wilderness excursions

by Jon O’Connell LAKE TWP. — Paul Reining pointed his wife’s Ford Super Duty pickup down away from the power lines toward a small hole in a wall of trees. The trail to the campsite he and his wife built for traveling strangers meandered through close tree (read more)

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Celebrating Woman Entreprenuers

by Victoria McCormack Driven and outgoing – that’s Judith Youshock. A resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania for most of her life, she worked as a commercial property manager for more than 30 years, creating a reputable name for herself. This spring, she l (read more)

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Sheetz breaks ground at Mount Pleasant

Randmar Development LLC, developer for Sheetz, broke ground on a 1.76-acre parcel of land at the Mount Pleasant Corporate Center, where it will join other tenants located in two medical office buildings owned by Geisinger. This parcel will be used for the (read more)


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Southern Airways Express to offer Pittsburgh flights as Regional Sky announces hiatus

PITTSTON TWP. — Regional carrier Southern Airways Express will take over and expand air service between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and the Pittsburgh International Airport. (read more)