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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Geisinger raises minimum wage to $10 per hourGeisinger Health System will raise its minimum hire rate to $10 per hour and in
Geisinger raises minimum wage to $10 per hour
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 hours ago
Geisinger Health System will raise its minimum hire rate to $10 per hour and increase rates for all employees effective Sept. 6. The estimated annual costs for the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials said. Amy Brayford,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Geisinger raises minimum wage for workersGeisinger Health System will raise its minimum wage to $10 per hour and increas
Geisinger raises minimum wage for workers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Geisinger Health System will raise its minimum wage to $10 per hour and increase rates for all employees effective Sept. 6. The estimated annual costs for the pay increases is about $3.31 million, Geisinger officials said. Increasing pay rates... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne-wide education program secures more than $1MWILKES-BARRE — The after-school SHINE program is ready to start in Luzerne Coun
Luzerne-wide education program secures more than $1M
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The after-school SHINE program is ready to start in Luzerne County and has secured more than $1 million in funding, officials announced Monday. The program will start at seven schools in October and serve roughly 500 students from... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton High names Michael Lopata assistant principalHe may be an outside hire, but Northampton Area High School's new assistant pri
Northampton High names Michael Lopata assistant principal
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
He may be an outside hire, but Northampton Area High School's new assistant principal is quite familiar with the school district. Michael Lopata, who has taught history at Phillipsburg High School for 11 years, has been an offensive line coach for... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Penn College fall teams preparing to open seasonsScheduled to open on Tuesday, Sept. 1, are the men's and women's cross-country
Penn College fall teams preparing to open seasons
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Scheduled to open on Tuesday, Sept. 1, are the men's and women's cross-country teams, at Misericordia University at 6 p.m.; the men's soccer team, hosting Central Penn College at 7 p.m.; the women's soccer squad, at King's College at 7 p.m.; and the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Blue Ridge Superintendent plans to increase student achievementAs Blue Ridge School District’s new superintendent, Matthew Button plans to inc
New Blue Ridge Superintendent plans to increase student achievement
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
As Blue Ridge School District’s new superintendent, Matthew Button plans to increase student achievement and work with a new administrative staff. Mr. Button was acting superintendent in the Susquehanna County district beginning in April, after... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 23, 2015Borton-Lawson Reginald Miller joined the firm as the building design leader. M
People on the Move, Aug. 23, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Borton-Lawson Reginald Miller joined the firm as the building design leader. Mr. Miller has more than 10 years of experience in the design of federal health care facilities, primarily working with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Army... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Back to class: Area schools make changes for new yearAs the beginning of the new school year inches closer, local schools have news
Back to class: Area schools make changes for new year
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
As the beginning of the new school year inches closer, local schools have news to share about how they are improving education in a multitude of ways. The changes that the schools are undertaking involve all aspects of the business of education,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Long-time Salisbury principal retiresAfter nearly 20 years as principal of Salisbury Middle School, Robert J. Cassid
Long-time Salisbury principal retires
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
After nearly 20 years as principal of Salisbury Middle School, Robert J. Cassidy has strolled off into retirement. The Salisbury School Board recognized Cassidy for his years of service Wednesday during its public meeting. Ken Parliman, assistant... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local nonprofit I AM focuses on empowering individuals with spinal cord injuriesJoe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended differ
Local nonprofit I AM focuses on empowering individuals with spinal cord injuries
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Joe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended different schools and there’s a 13-year age gap that separates their life experience. But the two have plenty in common when it comes to the way they conquer each day as a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropper, August 16, 2015League honors award recipients Amy DiChiara received the Mary Harriman Award
Namedropper, August 16, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
League honors award recipients Amy DiChiara received the Mary Harriman Award for exemplary service to the league, and the Margaret L. Richards Award for outstanding community impact was awarded to Shannon Roche when the Junior League of Scranton... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 16, 2015Community Earl C. Berger accepted the chairmanship of the 2015 annual fund dri
People on the Move, Aug. 16, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Community Earl C. Berger accepted the chairmanship of the 2015 annual fund drive for the foundation. Mr. Berger will lead the campaign for the fifth consecutive year. Under his leadership, the campaign surpassed its goal in 2014. The foundation is... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Colleges, businesses helping showcase tech jobs to girlsWILKES-BARRE — Twelve-year-old Emily Kalada hopes to pursue a career in her fut
Colleges, businesses helping showcase tech jobs to girls
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Twelve-year-old Emily Kalada hopes to pursue a career in her future that is no longer a male-dominated field. She wants to be a veterinarian. Kalada, who is entering seventh grade at Crestwood High School this year, was among a record... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Can-do spiritJoe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended differ
Can-do spirit
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Joe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended different schools and there’s a 13-year age gap that separates their life experience. But the two have plenty in common when it comes to the way they conquer each day as a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Five former Hazleton Area field hockey standouts honoredFive 2015 Hazleton Area High School graduates recently earned Lady Cougars Fiel
Five former Hazleton Area field hockey standouts honored
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Five 2015 Hazleton Area High School graduates recently earned Lady Cougars Field Hockey Booster Club scholarships. Those receiving the award included Selena Garzio, the only three-time first-team all-state selection in program history and Madison... Read more
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ESPN
Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, more college football coaches discuss their first jobsCollege coaches, they're just like us! Before the million-dollar contracts, the
Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, more college football coaches discuss their first jobs
ESPN / Posted 14 days ago
College coaches, they're just like us! Before the million-dollar contracts, the most famous names in the game were low-paid assistants, often working side jobs to make ends meet. Here, in the coaches' own words, are some of our favorite origin... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Highmark's leader in area hopes for job growthWILKES-BARRE — Highmark’s senior leader in the region hopes the recently comple
Highmark's leader in area hopes for job growth
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Highmark’s senior leader in the region hopes the recently completed merger between Blue Cross of Northeast Pennsylvania and the larger Pittsburgh-based health insurance company will help slow down health care cost increases and grow... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Highmark, Blue Cross merger brings new changesBrian Rinker, Highmark’s new senior vice president of the Northeastern Pennsylv
Highmark, Blue Cross merger brings new changes
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Brian Rinker, Highmark’s new senior vice president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania region, said he hopes the recently completed merger with the larger Pittsburgh-based health insurance company will help manage health care costs better and grow jobs... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Penny (Schafer) KaminskiAug. 8, 2015 , 65, of White Haven passed away Saturday at her home with her lo
Penny (Schafer) Kaminski
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Aug. 8, 2015 , 65, of White Haven passed away Saturday at her home with her loving husband by her side. Born in White Haven on Sept. 17, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Malcolm and Mary (Lawson) Schafer. Penny was a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New bike rental firm eyes trail for successA former professional skier from West Pittston opened a new business in White H
New bike rental firm eyes trail for success
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
A former professional skier from West Pittston opened a new business in White Haven to capitalize on the growing trend of mountain biking. During Tom Williams’ skiing off-seasons, he would return home to the Poconos and mountain bike to stay in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Forest City superintendent is former Scranton teacher, administratorFOREST CITY — The Forest City Regional School District hired a veteran educator
New Forest City superintendent is former Scranton teacher, administrator
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
FOREST CITY — The Forest City Regional School District hired a veteran educator with ties to Lackawanna County for its top position. School directors selected Jessica Leitzel-Aquilina, Ed.D., an educator with 18 years of experience, as the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wilkes-Barre native will head Highmark in regionWILKES-BARRE — Brian Rinker, former senior vice president and chief administrat
Wilkes-Barre native will head Highmark in region
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Brian Rinker, former senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, has been named Highmark’s senior vice president of the Northeastern Pennsylvania region. Mr. Rinker will serve as... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
U of S names Martin director of athleticsThe University of Scranton has named Dave Martin as director of athletics. Mar
U of S names Martin director of athletics
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
The University of Scranton has named Dave Martin as director of athletics. Martin, of Dunmore, has spent the last 11 years as director of athletics at Misericordia University in Dallas. He replaces Toby Lovecchio, who served as director of athletics... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
West Pittston native opens bike shop in PoconosA former professional skier from West Pittston opened a new business in White H
West Pittston native opens bike shop in Poconos
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
A former professional skier from West Pittston opened a new business in White Haven to capitalize on the growing trend of mountain biking. During Tom Williams’ skiing offseasons, he would return home to the Poconos and mountain bike to stay in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, Aug. 9, 2015Colbert & Grebas, P.C. Attorneys Brenda Colbert and Kevin Grebas, along with
People on the Move, Aug. 9, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Colbert & Grebas, P.C. Attorneys Brenda Colbert and Kevin Grebas, along with paralegal Ken Motichka, attended the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 18th Annual Elder Law Institute in Harrisburg. Hundreds of attorneys from all over Pennsylvania attended... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Casey touts legislation aimed at curbing sexual violence on campusWILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attem
Casey touts legislation aimed at curbing sexual violence on campus
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attempted rape and only a fraction report the crimes, according to Pat Rushton, outreach and education manager at the Victims Resource Center in Wilkes-Barre. Rushton praised... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneWILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attem
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attempted rape and only a fraction report the crimes, according to Pat Rushton, outreach and education manager at the Victims Resource Center in Wilkes-Barre. Rushton praised... Read more
2 related stories
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneWILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attem
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — One in five female college students are victims of rape or attempted rape and only a fraction report the crimes, according to Pat Rushton, outreach and education manager at the Victims Resource Center in Wilkes-Barre. Mr. Rushton... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Simmons tabbed head coach at AlleghenyMEADVILLE — A coaching veteran with over two decades of experience, Bob Simmons
Simmons tabbed head coach at Allegheny
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
MEADVILLE — A coaching veteran with over two decades of experience, Bob Simmons has been named the head men’s basketball coach at Allegheny College. The Hazleton native replaces Jim Driggs, who resigned in June due to family obligations, and now... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Bicycles growing as chosen mode of transportationMore cyclists are taking to the roads of Northeastern Pennsylvania, not necessa
Bicycles growing as chosen mode of transportation
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
More cyclists are taking to the roads of Northeastern Pennsylvania, not necessarily for pleasure, but as a means of practical transportation. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton area was deemed have the fourth fastest-growing population of bicycling... Read more
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Examiner
Palladino ready for added pressure at MuhlenbergMuhlenberg College junior quarterback Nick Palladino of Millstone realizes that
Palladino ready for added pressure at Muhlenberg
Examiner / Posted 24 days ago
Muhlenberg College junior quarterback Nick Palladino of Millstone realizes that teams will go after him and be well-prepared for his football team, which is ranked in the top 25 in two NCAA Division III preseason polls for the second straight year.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Area schools on ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’ listThe University of Scranton has the highest ranking among Northeastern Pennsylva
Area schools on ‘Best Colleges for Your Money’ list
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 24 days ago
The University of Scranton has the highest ranking among Northeastern Pennsylvania colleges on Money Magazine’s 2015-16 Best Colleges for Your Money list. The University of Scranton is ranked at 167 out of 736 schools. Other local schools on the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
University of Scranton ranked highest among NEPA collegesThe University of Scranton has the highest ranking among Northeastern Pennsylva
University of Scranton ranked highest among NEPA colleges
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
The University of Scranton has the highest ranking among Northeastern Pennsylvania colleges on Money Magazine’s 2015-16 Best Colleges for Your Money list. The University of Scranton is ranked at 167 out of 736 schools. Other local schools on the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
King’s College will arm some security staffWILKES-BARRE — Some security officers at King’s College will be armed starting
King’s College will arm some security staff
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Some security officers at King’s College will be armed starting Monday, according to college officials. Students, faculty and staff learned that armed security was about to become a reality at the private college in an email... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Graduating job seekers more likely to look outside NEPA, new poll showsOnly 27 percent of college students in Northeastern Pennsylvania plan to seek j
Graduating job seekers more likely to look outside NEPA, new poll shows
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 28 days ago
Only 27 percent of college students in Northeastern Pennsylvania plan to seek jobs here after graduation, according to a new poll from The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development at Wilkes University. It indicates “a problematic ‘brain... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
NEPA pedals to the top as bicycle commuting growsMore cyclists are taking to the roads of Northeast Pennsylvania, not necessaril
NEPA pedals to the top as bicycle commuting grows
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
More cyclists are taking to the roads of Northeast Pennsylvania, not necessarily for pleasure, but as a means of practical transportation. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area was deemed have the fourth fastest-growing population of bicycling commuters in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Graduating job seekers more likely to look outside NEPA, new poll showsOnly 27 percent of college students in Northeast Pennsylvania plan to seek jobs
Graduating job seekers more likely to look outside NEPA, new poll shows
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Only 27 percent of college students in Northeast Pennsylvania plan to seek jobs here after graduation, according to a new poll from the Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development at Wilkes University. It indicates “a problematic ‘brain... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mountain Top man dies from injuries in N.J. crashA Crestwood High School graduate and celebrated golfer died Friday from injurie
Mountain Top man dies from injuries in N.J. crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted a month ago
A Crestwood High School graduate and celebrated golfer died Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash in West Orange, New Jersey. Matthew Kachurak, 23, of Mountain Top graduated high school in 2010 and was a full-time student at Wilkes... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mountain Top man dies from injuries in N.J. crashA Crestwood High School graduate and celebrated golfer died Friday from injurie
Mountain Top man dies from injuries in N.J. crash
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
A Crestwood High School graduate and celebrated golfer died Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash in West Orange, New Jersey. Matthew Kachurak, 23, of Mountain Top graduated high school in 2010 and was a full-time student at Wilkes... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Joe PodlesnyJuly 25, 2015 Joseph E. Podlesny, 86, of Tresckow, passed away Saturday in Leh
Joe Podlesny
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
July 25, 2015 Joseph E. Podlesny, 86, of Tresckow, passed away Saturday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Hazleton, where he had been a patient for the past week. Born in West Hazleton, a 1946 graduate of Hazleton Senior High School, and a 1957 graduate of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Move, July 26, 2015Allied Services Integrated Health System Angela Motley, RHIA, will serve as as
People on the Move, July 26, 2015
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Allied Services Integrated Health System Angela Motley, RHIA, will serve as assistant vice president of Health Information Management. A 25-year employee of Allied Services, Ms. Motley is a certified registered health information administrator. She... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Energy conference draws sustainability-minded to U of SUnused wind energy can be harvested in a turbine. Building a home without leaky
Energy conference draws sustainability-minded to U of S
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Unused wind energy can be harvested in a turbine. Building a home without leaky cracks can slash heating bills. Bacon grease can be converted to biodiesel. Such energy topics were among those discussed this week at the University of Scranton, which... Read more
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Times News
CCEDC offers advice to small businessesSmall-business owners received straightforward advice and information about res
CCEDC offers advice to small businesses
Times News / Posted 1 months ago
Small-business owners received straightforward advice and information about resources at a Carbon County Chamber and Economic Development Corporation "Doing Business with PennDOT" session last week at the Lehighton Borough Annex building. Rep. Doyle... Read more
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York Daily Record
Conrads has a blast in Susquehanna League blowout of StewartstownBoth Conrads manager Chad Kennell and starting pitcher Andrew Stambaugh looked
Conrads has a blast in Susquehanna League blowout of Stewartstown
York Daily Record / Posted 1 months ago
Both Conrads manager Chad Kennell and starting pitcher Andrew Stambaugh looked a little stunned after finding out Stambaugh had pitched 4 1/3 innings of one-hit baseball during his second career Susquehanna League start. They had good reason. It got... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Ronald Donati - WeddingsSt. Catherine of Siena Church, Moscow, was the setting Sept. 13 for the wedding
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Ronald Donati - Weddings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
St. Catherine of Siena Church, Moscow, was the setting Sept. 13 for the wedding of Kristin Victoria Brown and Nathan Ronald Donati, both of Covington Twp. The bride is the daughter of Donald and Eileen Brown, Covington Twp. The bridegroom is the son... Read more

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