Church Breakfast

St. Joseph Melkite Catholic Church, 130 North St. Frances Cabrini Ave., West Scranton, has postponed itsr annual St. Joseph Breakfast from Sunday, March 22 until sometime after Easter. The Byzantine Lenten Mission wascancelled at all participating churches. Orders still being taken for Baklava and Pastries and Easter Flowers. Contact, or facebook.

Easter Party

The O’Malley Family regrets to inform the public that due to safety precautions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, our 21st Annual Easter Party will be cancelled.  We hope to reschedule in the near future, but safety is our number one responsibility for the citizens of our county.  Have a happy, safe, and healthy Easter.  


The Riverside PROmoting School – community – university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER) team has cancelled its annual Spring vendor craft fair slated for Saturday, April 4, at the Riverside East Elementary School, 900 School Street, Moosic, as a precautionary response to the Coronavirus.   

Cultural Center Events

Due to the guidelines announced by Gov. Tom Wolf, the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple has been closed and many staff are working remotely. The Cultural Center has announced the postponement of its 20th annual Evening of Fine Food and Wine scheduled for April 19. Cancelled events include the fifth annual Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace which had been scheduled for May 3. Also cancelled were all “Little Mermaid” rehearsals. Persons can communicate online at or

Anthracite Opera Co. Production

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Anthracite Opera Company is postponing its Hodgepodge V, Mostly Classicall, which was scheduled for  Sunday, April 19 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Scranton.  For more information, contact Gary Richards at 570-335-7702.

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