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WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8 Raises More Than $550,000

REPOSTED from WNEP.com WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8 raised $554,437 during this year’s charity campaign. The grand total check was unveiled Friday, November 10. It’s a morning that’s been months in the making. Friday, November 10, marked the end of this year’s WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 8 with a big check presentation at Allied Services in Scranton. WNEP’s [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

Work underway to add all-access fishing pier on Griffin Reservoir

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — A public, disabled-accessible fishing pier at Griffin Reservoir could be open by summer. Signs of the work at the future site along Reservoir Road are evident. The pier’s wooden skeleton is visible from Scott Road where it spans nearby Leggett’s Creek. Volunteers worked weekends clearing trees and [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

Ryan’s Run Team Completes New York City Marathon

REPOSTED from WNEP.com NEW YORK -- It's a night of celebration for WNEP-TV's Ryan's Run 8 campaign. The charity team took to the streets on Sunday to run the TCS New York City Marathon. The 26.2 race started in Staten Island and ended in New York City's Central Park. Around 50,000 people from around the world [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

November is Home Care & Hospice Month

INDEPENDENCE AT HOME During November, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across the nation.

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Back Mountain’s Dr. Patrick Kilduff to run NYC Marathon for niece Eva

REPOSTED from The Dallas Post Attending a check presentation are, from left, Sue Dunaj, a nurse at the Commonwealth Health, Shavertown office; Michelle Leandri, senior director of practice operations; Dr. Patrick Kilduff holding his niece Eva; and Lynn Kilduff, Eva’s father. KINGSTON TWP. — Patrick Kilduff, a Commonwealth Health family practice doctor in the Shavertown office, [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

COLLINS: Motivation, memories carry Giacomi to NYC Marathon

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune She hears the repeated collisions between sneaker and pavement as she glides down a North Scranton street on a humid summer night, and that’s peace. She feels her face reddening on a winter’s morning on a trail in the Midvalley, and that’s soul-warming. She finds promise in the blooms on a [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

Neil Armstrong Elementary raises more than $1,600 for children and adults with disabilities

Students, faculty, staff and parents gathered at Neil Armstrong Elementary in to celebrate the end of their annual fundraising efforts for WNEP's Ryan's Run. This year, the school raised $1645 in conjunction with an after-school running club for 5th and 6th graders. The club, which is in its 4th year, had 55 members this year, many of whom took [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Hosts Disability Employment and College Fair

REPOSTED from pahomepage.com TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Students from all across Lackawanna County came together today for a special reason. Allied Services held its fifth annual Disability Employment and college fair in Taylor. More than 150 kids learned about services available to them as they prepare to transition out of high school. "We want them to [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments

Ryan’s Run: A Small-Town Team Raising Big-City Dollars to Challenge Disability

REPOSTED from NYRR - New York Road Runners Each year, there’s a face in the TCS New York City Marathon field that’s especially familiar to runners and spectators from northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Ryan Leckey, a morning news reporter at WNEP-TV in Scranton, PA, has made a tradition out of taking on the New York City Marathon with [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media|0 Comments