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Presbybop Quartet includes local pastor by Linda Scott

Fats Waller and Benny Goodman and told of hearing Louis Armstrong in concert SPEciaL to tHE abinGton SUbURban when she was a young adult.” At the concert on Sunday, audience When he’s not tending to his flock as members will hear rare compositions by the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clarks Summit, Rev. Bill Carter enjoys jazz legend Dave Brubeck. The concert is open to the public and is free of charge. reading, cooking, spending time with his family — but jazz music has a special A good will offering will be taken and a reception will follow the concert. place in his heart. Carter and his wife Jamie spent a week He has become an accomplished jazz at the Brubeck archives last June. The pianist, a talent that will be on display at the church’s final Arts at First Presby- archives are on the campus of the of the University of Pacific in Stockton, Califorterian show for this season on Sunday, nia, Brubeck’s alma mater, where he met April 23, at 4 pm. The art series got its his wife Iola. start in 1999. “My wife and I discovered a trove of Carter has had a love of jazz music video and audio recordings as well as since childhood. original handwritten scores of Brubeck’s “I grew up in a home that listened to music,” Carter said. “There was a special jazz on a regular basis and my school interest in 13 sacred oratorios, of which district had a fine education program,” only a few are commercially available. Carter said. “There was also an annual “There were also significant pieces of the concert series in my home town of Owego, New York, that featured free concerts Dave Brubeck Quartet with great historical significance.” by big bands such as Woody Herman, Brubeck almost lost his life in diving Stan Kenton and Count Basie. My mother had a collection of original recordings by accident in 1951. Shortly after, he formed the Dave Brubeck Quartet with saxophone player Paul Desmond. The concert will feature many of Brubeck’s lesser known compositions. He was inspired by Bach and Chopin and wrote hundreds of pieces. The concert

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Park (at the tank, 9 a.m.), Clarks Green Cemetery (9:30 a.m.); Hickory Grove Cemetery (10 a.m.) and at the post home following the parade.

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The Abington Heights Middle School Science Olympiad team took first place in the northeast regional tournament at Penn State Wilkes Barre recently. Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Drive in Clarks Summit, Members of the team included Ryan will hold its ninth annual Dutch auction Salony, Lydia Hodge, Sabriya Seid, eDiTOR on Saturday, April 29. A pot luck dinner Elina Joshi, Faatihah Nayeem, Jenna will be served at 5 p.m. and the aucCHRISTOPHER M. CORNELL Patel, Gavin Ross, Michael Cummins, 570.348.9185, ext 5414 tion will follow. The proceeds from the Chris Adonizio, Conal Richards, coach ccornell@timesshamrock.com auction provide the funds to continue Steve Lott, Justin Williams, Michael our warm hugs/ kids hugs outreach. Rodyushkin, Shane Mathiesen, Niko CNG MA NAGiNG eDiT OR This ministry makes warm fleece shawls Williams, Hanna White, Julia BerTOM gRaHaM (with goodies in the pockets) for people eznak, coach John Mikiewicz and 570.348.9185, ext 3492 who are going through chemotherapy Hayley Kane. or radiation, guests at nursing homes, CNG AD veRTisiNG MA NAGeR the Children’s Advocacy Center, Ronald aLICE MaNLEy McDonald House and area ambulances. Corey Moletsky of Clarks Summit 570.348.9100, ext 9285 The Comet Football Fan Club will host More than 2,300 “hugs” have been was recently initiated into the Honor a Night at the Races on Friday, April distributed. Call 570-587-3206 or email ADveRTisiN G ACCOUN T ex eCUTiv es Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s 28 at the Clarks Summit Fire Hall on countrysideoffice@yahoo.com. COdEy HOLdREN oldest and most selective all-discipline Bedford Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; collegiate honor society. Moletsky is races begin at 7 p.m. The event also in570.348.9100, ext 3005 studying at Pennsylvania State Univercludes a basket raffle and 50/50 drawing. JOSETTE RzESzEwSkI Local author Barbara J. Taylor will sity. For more information visit the Facebook 570.348.9100, ext 3027 discuss her books, “Sing in the Mornpage or email ahcffc@gmail.com. ing,” “Cry at Night” and “All Waiting Is eDiTORi AL PAGe Desi GNeR Long” on Tuesday, May 16, from 6-8 A bus trip is being planned for aNgELa POwELL p.m. at The Gathering Place. Admission 570.348.9185, ext 5145 Tuesday, July 18, to see “Porgy and The Waverly Community House, 1115 is free. Seasing is limited. Reserve your Bess” at the Glimmerglass Opera House N. Abington Road in Waverly Township, seat by emailing gatheringplacecs@ PhOT OGRAPheR in Cooperstown, New York. The price will hold its second annual greenhouse/ gmail.com. Taylor will sign her books, EMMa bLaCk — which includes bus fare, lunch, a kitchen show on Saturday, April 29, 10 so bring your copy or buy one there. eblack@timesshamrock.com ticket to the performance, a post-pera.m. to 5 p.m. Call 570-586-8191, ext. 2, formance Q&A with the cast and more or visit waverlycomm.org for more inforCONT RiBUT ORs — is $95. Call Glimmerglass directly mation. JOSHua aRP, LORI kISHEL, Rachel Smertz from from Clarks at 607-547-2255, ext. 241, and ask for davE LauRIHa Summit was one of more than 150 Sean Sansevere, or email ssansevere@ Ithaca College students to be named to glimmerglass.org. Tell them that you The Abington Suburban welcomes all photos and Abington Heights High students will the Empire 8 President’s List. are with the Jean Stark group so you submissions. There is no charge for publication, but all photos display and sell their original art works. get your reservation at this price and and submissions run on a “space available” basis. The editor Paintings, jewelry, design and sewing, reserves the right to edit or reject any or all submissions. RSVP at 570-881-7612. pottery, knitting, accessories, photogDeadline for submissions is the Friday prior to publication Abington Memorial, Veterans of Forraphy and more will be available for at 5 P.M. eign Wars Post No. 7069, 402 Winola purchase. Saturday, April 29, 3-6 p.m. at The Abington Suburban does not currently accept letters The following local residents Road in Clarks Summit, will hold a to the editor. The Gathering Place. Admission is free. completed the Boston Marathon reMemorial Day parade on May 29. Any Students seeking information about Opinions of independent columnists of The Abington cently. Here is a list, along with their Suburban do not necessarily reflect those of the staff. groups, organizations or individuals taking part in Comets Create can email times: Frank Grogan, Clarks Summit, who would like to be included in the Anne at armezzanij@aol.com or call/text line of march must call the post at 570- 3:20:41; Jim Cadden, S. Abington Twp., 570-881-7612. /ThEAbiNgTONSUbURbAN 3:26:39; Ashley Shamus, Clarks Sum586-9821, weekdays after 10 a.m. The mit 3:29:24; Bill Fiore, Clarks Green, post will also conduct services on Me@ThEAbSUbURbAN morial Day at Abington Hills Cemetery 3:54:49; and Leonard Burke, Clarks East Benton United Methodist Summit, 3:58:32. (8:30 a.m.), South Abington Memorial

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orities were for his junior season. “I wanted to be better for myself and for my team, abiNGTON SuburbaN WriTer because in games, they were going to rely on me and count on me to do things great in The Abington Heights boys basketball big situations.” team continued to bring in awards for its One of the good things that came out outstanding season that was capped by a of the season was the emergence of Tinsley memorable stretch of three games over a as a rebounder in his sophomore season, a five-day span to end its season. player not afraid to mix it up with the opJunior Jackson Danzig and sophomore position under the boards. George Tinsley came up with more honors Danzig will be happy to have Tinsley back for their school, being named to the 2016next year, along with another junior-to-be in 17 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Trey Koehler. basketball team. “That’s great for him. He’s really young For their efforts driving the Comets to and he’s a great player and he’s still learnsix postseason wins, including two efforts ing,” Danzig said. that required two overtime periods in each Tinsley also was surprised that he was game, Danzig was a second-team selection awarded an all-state berth as a first-year in Class 5A while Tinsley was tabbed for a starter. spot on the third team in the same classifi“It felt great. I really wasn’t expecting it,” cation. Tinsley said. “It was great; it’s an amazing Danzig was humbled by his all-state selection, seemingly caught off guard by the honor.” Like Danzig, Tinsley felt that just stepannouncement last week. ping onto the court for four state playoff “That was actually kind of cool,” Danzig games validated all the anxiousness he felt said. “It was really awesome, a great thrill, because I wasn’t expecting an award. It was over being a rookie starter for the Comets. He had pushed himself to do what his coacha great experience being named to the alles and teammates needed from him. state team.” “I had to work on my aggressiveness,” His outstanding games in the state playoffs came in the pair of double-overtime Tinsley said. “Without Tim Toro, I knew I had to come in and get a lot of rebounds. victories that pushed the Comets into the “He was 6-foot-8, he was strong and he state semifinals. got a lot of rebounds, so I knew I had to do In back-to-back wins, Danzig delivered that. The scoring just came along with it.” 25 points in the Comets’ 65-60 win over According to the Times-Tribune, Tinsley Martin Luther King, then followed up with pulled down 49 rebounds in the state tournearly half of his team’s total by netting 30 nament, a huge number for any player, let points in a 65-61 triumph over Chester in alone a first-year starter. He grabbled 18 in the state quarterfinals. the win over Chester, in the middle game of The gritty performances were just what the three-games-in-a-five-day stretch. Danzig had in mind when the season “It was tough, the snowstorm kind of started. held us back,” Tinsley said. “When we ran “I worked hard all year, the whole team into playing those games in a row, we knew worked hard all year, we tried to put our best foot forward,” Danzig said. “Everything we had to dig down and really get ready for them because we knew they would be tough clicked for the team at the right time.” opponents.” The postseason success came in as welThe next time he steps onto the court, come rewards for the Comets, who fell short in the race for the Lackawanna League Divi- he will miss having some of the players back from this year’s team, who played their roles sion I title, which went to Scranton Prep Danzig saw the post-season hardware as well in the Comets post-season run. “The team we had this year was outstanda sign of his desire to shine for the Comets. ing. I’m going to miss the seniors, Seth “Probably all the time, effort and the (Maxwell) and Tommy (Rothenberger), they amount of work I put in over the last offhelped me out so much,” Tinsley said. “The season to try to get ready and prepared for this year,” Danzig said of what his list of pri- team had a lot of heart.”

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Green Scene : reSil ient land I bought my home in 2012, and with it came a free sense of responsibility for the property. This sense compelled me to observe and learn from my property. Over five years, I’ve been impressed by the land’s ability to recover from disturbance and endure the onslaught of the seasons — I’ve come to value its resilience. My property, like yours, has a natural capacity to be resilient. Despite losing branches to snow, trees recover. Though spring rains sweep away topsoil, hearty wild plantain and violets soon reclaim the bare ground. In the droughts of summer the forest floor, covered with a thick mulch of decaying plant matter, retains enough moisture to support phlox and mallow. Everything seems to carry on without me. I’ve learned that my property’s resilience, however, is helped or harmed by my activity. The irony of the previous examples is that they can indicate landscape problems. Even as my property demonstrates an ability to endure disturbance, it displays fragility. The oak tree on the slope beside my driveway often looses branches in snow and wind. This indicates a problem. As I observe the crown I notice a great deal of die-back. It turns out that the root flare of the tree has been covered by a mound of stone and accumulated organic material. This retained too much moisture against the sensitive base of the tree and caused it to rot, irreparably damaging the oak. Though I have removed the mound, it is unlikely the tree will survive. I’ve learned just how important it is that I keep moistureretaining material away from the base of trees.

Spring erosion likewise indicates landscape trouble. Water rushing down hillsides during heavy rains has accumulated over hundreds of square feet and followed the path of least resistance down the slope. In order to prevent this from happening, I have implemented land features like swales, ponds and strategic ditches that slow the water and disperse it over the land so it can maintain healthy water levels in the soil, not sweep it away. Summer droughts often left me reaching for the hose to water a sensitive garden. The forest floor demonstrated a simple solution: mulch. Just as the material around the base of my oak tree retained moisture, a 2-4 inch covering of organic-matter mulch helps retain soil moisture. While it decays it will also nourish beneficial organisms, promote good fungal growth, and generally support the vitality of plants. Combined with water dispersing land features, well situated, well mulched garden beds can often withstand extensive periods of drought without a drop from the hose. My yard’s natural resilience amazes me, but it is not a foregone conclusion. I can impede its ability to recover from disturbance and reduce its capacity to endure the onslaught of the seasons. Because I value its resilience so much, I have invested in learning from it. Do you value your land’s resilience? Reach me at tzieger@gmail.com. Timothy Zieger is a Wyoming County Penn State University Master Gardener trainee. Joshua Arp (josarhuap@aol.com) is celebrating the healthy birth of his new son.


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Bethel United Methodist, 2337 Falls Road, Dalton. Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. 570-290-1799; atompkinsa@susumc.org. Pastor is Sandy Tompkins. ChinChilla United Methodist, 411 Layton Road: Sunday Service 10 a.m. Sunday school/teen program during Sunday service. Pastor is Don Gilchrist. 570-587-2578. ChUrCh of the epiphany, 25 Church Hill, Glenburn Township/Dalton. Sunday services: 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school/adult faith formation: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday service: 9:30 a.m. 570-563-1564. epiphanyglenburn.org. cote@epix.net. Rev. F. Graham Cliff is interim priest. Clarks Green asseMBly of God, 204 S. Abington Road in Clarks Green. Sunday services 9 and 11 a.m. Junior Bible quiz, teen Bible quiz, preschool church and childcare 9 a.m. Adult Bible application group 9:30 a.m. Junior and preschool church, childcare 11 a.m. Wednesdays: Girls club, Royal Rangers, Anchored Youth, Ladies’ and adult Bible Study. First Wednesday of the month: Rockin Kids 7 p.m. Dan Miller is senior pastor. Josh Roberts is associate/children’s pastor. 570-586-8286. cgagpa@epix.net. Clarks Green United Methodist, 119 Glenburn Road. Sunday worship: 10 a.m., Sunday school during the service. Bible study: Sundays at 7 p.m.; Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Christian book study: Mondays at 7 p.m. 570-586-8946. Pastor is Brent Stouffer. Holy Thursday service on April 13, 6-8 p.m.: Holy Communion will be provided as well as a Garden of Gethsemene area for reflection and meditation. Clarks sUMMit United Methodist,

1310 Morgan Highway, Clarks Summit. Sunday services: 8 and 10 a.m. (nursery care available during the 10 a.m. service). Sunday school: 9 a.m. Youth group and Bible studies classes. Email secretary1310@comcast.net. clarkssummitumc.com. Andy Weidner is pastor. 570587-2571.

CoUntryside CoMMUnity, 14011 Orchard Drive in Clarks Summit. Worship service: Sundays, 10 a.m. Adult/children Sunday school: 9 a.m. Youth group Sundays. Mondays: Bible study, 10 a.m. Prayer Group, 11:30 a.m. Third Tuesday of the momth: Warm Hugs outreach, 9 a.m. Wednesdays: Choir, 7 p.m. Thursdays: Bible study, 10 a.m. Second and fourth Tuesday of the month: “Common Ground” alternative service in the fellowship hall in a coffee house setting, 6:30 p.m. Second Friday of the month: family game night, 6:30 p.m. 570-587-3206. countrysideoffice@yahoo.com. countryside-church.org. Rev. Mark Terwilliger is pastor. Crossroads, 312 S. State St., Clarks Summit.

Sunday service, 10 a.m. Nursery is available. Woman’s Bible study and prayer meeting, Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Men’s meeting last Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. Jamie Overholser is lead pastor. 570-650-3784. crossroadschurchnepa.com.

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Road in Dalton. Sunday school: 9:45 a.m. Sunday service: 11 a.m. The food cupboard serves the Abington area Mondays at 6 p.m. Donations of non-perishable foods are always welcome. 570-563-2789.

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Hollow Road in Dalton. Sunday worship 9:40 a.m.; adult Sunday school, 9 a.m.; children’s Sunday school, 11 a.m. Pastor is Mark E Obrzut Sr. 570-563-2370.

evanGeliCal free BiBle, 431 Carbondale Road, South Abington Township. Sunday services: Prayer, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m. Kids clubs (grades one to six): Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Youth group (grades seven-12): Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Women’s Bible study: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Men’s group: Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Mike Measley. 570-586-5557. office@ efreebible.org. efreebible.org. first Baptist of aBinGton, 1216 N. Abington Road, Waverly. Sunday worship: 11 a.m. Adult or youth Sunday school: 10 a.m. Rev. Timothy Schwartz officiating. eldermiller.org. 570--587-4492. first presByterian of Clarks sUMMit, 300 School Street, Clarks Summit. Worship service: Sunday at 10 a.m. Nursery is available. Wednesdays: 5:30 p.m. chapel choir (for young children); 6:15 p.m. The WAY Christian education program for adults and children; 7:15 p.m. teen and adult choir; 8:30 p.m. teen and adult bell choir. 570-586-6306; office@fpccs.org; fpccs.org. Rev. William G. Carter is pastor. GraCe Baptist of the aBinGtons, 11 Pine Tree Drive, Dalton. Sunday service 10:30 a.m. (nursery provided). Sunday school/Bible study for all ages, 9:30 a.m. Bible study and prayer meeting, Wednesday, 7 p.m. (Youth group and children’s program at the same time.) Pastor is Ben Rust. 570-563-2206. heritaGe Baptist ChUrCh, 415 Venard Road, Clarks Summit. Sunday services 9 and 10:30 a.m. 570587-2543. Glenn Amos is pastor. info@wearehbc.com. wearehbc.com. oUr lady of the aBinGtons, 207 Seminary Road, Dalton. Mass schedule: Saturday, 6 p.m. and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. Email: spolachurch@gmail.com www.spolachurch.weebly.com. st. GreGory parish, 330 N. Abington Road

in Clarks Green. Weekday Mass: 7 a.m. Reconcilation 4-4:45 p.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses: 5 p.m. Saturday, 8 and 10 a.m. and noon Sunday. Rev. John M. Lapera is pastor. 570-587-4808. churchofstgreg@gmail. com.

st. patriCk, 205 Main St. in Nicholson. Mass schedule: Saturday, 4 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. Email: spolachurch@gmail.com. spolachurch.weebly.com. trinity lUtheran, 205 W. Grove St. in Clarks Summit. Services: Saturday, 5 p.m. and Sunday, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school 9:15; Adult Education 9:30. 570-587-1088. office@TrinityLutheranCS. TrinityLutheranCS.com. Waverly CoMMUnity, 101 Carbondale Road. 10

a.m. Sundays: Badge of Honor, ages 2 to 12, to help children grow in their character, understanding of the Bible and relationship with Jesus Christ. 10 a.m. Sundays: Sunday school. 11 a.m. Sundays: worship service, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: House Church. Contact the church for the location. Pastor is the Rev. James Cohen. 570587-2280. james@waverlycommunitychurch.org.

Waverly United Methodist, 105 Church St. in Waverly. Worship service Sunday at 9 a.m. Pastor is Rev. Michelle Whitlock. 570-586-8166; waverlyumc@ gmail.com.

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Four Keystone College students recently compiled excellent performances in a statewide college competition in Harrisburg sponsored by Phi Beta Lambda, the college division of Future Business Leaders of America. Keystone students Nick Antenori of Jessup, and Mike Karwaski, Scott Township, placed second in the financial services competition and have qualified to compete in the organization’s National Leadership Conference this summer in Anaheim, Cal. Neil Harvey of Factoryville placed third in justice administration and is a conference alternate. He also competed in cyber

security. Darcia Mason, Kingsley, represented Keystone with strong performances in job interview and accounting principles. Future Business Leaders of America is a national organization which promotes business education and leadership skills for young people. After joining the organization in high school, students often continue with Phi Beta Lambda in college. Keystone College students participating in the Phi Beta Lambda business competition in Harrisburg are, from left: Darcia Mason, Neil Harvey, Mike Karwaski and Nick Antenori.

KeYStone CoLL eGe to oFFeR FR ee GLaSS WoR KS hoPS Keystone College will offer free workshops to teach the art of glass blowing to local high school students. The hands-on classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday afternoons, noon to 3 p.m. from May 16 through June 3. The workshops will be taught by Keystone College glass blowing instructor and artist Jim Harmon. Students will receive personal instruction on how to create their own hand-blown glass artwork.

Transportation will be provided from the Marketplace at Steamtown to Keystone College. The workshops will culminate with the students participating in a glass blowing demonstration on Saturday, June 3, at the annual Arts on Fire community celebration at the historic Iron Furnaces in downtown Scranton. Students from all area high schools are invited to enroll in the free workshops. To enroll, or for more information, call 570-945-8156 or e-mail elizabeth.ratchford@keystone.edu.


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From Helen’s Kitchen BY Lori KisheL

CHILLED CARROT SOUP (This delicious soup can be served hot.) 1 pound carrots 2 tablespoons butter 2 (13-3/4-ounce) cans chicken broth 1 medium onion, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1/2/cup fresh orange juice 1 cup light cream Parsley sprigs Scrape carrots and chop into small pieces. Melt butter in large saucepan. Add chicken broth, carrots, onion, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer until carrots are tender, about 30 to 35 minutes. Puree carrot mixture in blender; cool. Add orange juice and cream. Chill at least 6 hours. Serve in chilled bowls and garnish with a sprig of parsley. Yield: 6 servings. To serve hot: Pour mixture from blender into a large saucepan to serve hot. Place over low heat; stirring gently until heated.

LAMB STEW WITH POTATO TOPPING 2 pounds boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon leaf thyme, crumbled 2-1/2 cups beef broth 1 (12-ounce) package frozen baby carrots 1-1/4 pounds baking potatoes 1-1/4 pounds sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup milk Salt and Black pepper to taste 2 cups frozen pearl onions Working in batches, brown lamb in oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. As lamb browns, transfer to bowl. Remove all but 1/2 tablespoon fat from drippings. Add garlic, bay leaf and thyme to drippings in pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes. Add broth, stirring up any brown bits from bottom of pan. Simmer,

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covered, for 1 hour 15 minutes. Pierce white and sweet potatoes; bake at 350º for 1 hour. When cool enough to handle, remove skins from potatoes. Beat white potatoes, 1 tablespoon butter, milk, salt and pepper to taste in bowl with mixer until smooth. Repeat with sweet potatoes and remaining tablespoon butter. Stir pearl onions into stew. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes, or until lamb and vegetables are tender. Alternately spoon mashed potatoes on top of stew; increase heat to medium; cover and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are heated through. Remove bay leaf before serving. Yield: 6 servings. CURRANT AND ROSEMARY GLAZED HAM 1 (10-pound) smoked ham with bone-in, fat trimmed to a 1/4-inch thickness 2 cups black or red currant jelly or jam 3 rosemary sprigs 2 teaspoons lemon juice Dash of salt Preheat oven to 325°. Wrap ham with parchment-lined foil and transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour. In the meantime, bring jelly and rosemary to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook until mixture becomes thick and syrupy, about 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and salt. Transfer ham to a cutting board and unwrap. Using a sharp knife, score fat in a diamond pattern with lines less than 1/2inch apart. Return ham to baking sheet. Increase the oven temperature to 375°. Brush ham with currant glaze; bake for 30 minutes. After the 30 minutes, brush the ham once again with glaze; bake for an additional 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and brush again with the glaze. You can reheat the remaining glaze over low heat until pourable. Slice ham and serve with sauce. Yield: 15-20 servings.

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BABKA (Easter coffee cake, requested by one of our readers.) 1 tablespoon dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup sugar 4 egg yolks MUSHROOM LAMB CHOPS 3-1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour 6 blade lamb chops 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon rum extract 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup warm milk 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Fine dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup chopped green onions Powdered sugar 1 (10-1/2 ounce) can beef Dissolve yeast in warm water; set aside consommé, undiluted for 5 minutes. Cream butter and sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour in mixing bowl. Add egg yolks and 1-1/2 1/4 cup water cups flour; mix thoroughly. Add yeast 1 (4-ounce) can button mixture, salt, vanilla and rum. Add milk mushrooms, drained and enough remaining flour to form a 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surHot cooked noodles face about 10 minutes or until smooth. Prepare your favorite noodles acPlace dough in greased bowl, turning to cording to package directions. In a large coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place skillet, brown the chops in oil; drain. until double, about 1 hour. Punch down Sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper. dough. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan. Coat Add celery, onions and consommé; cover pan lightly with bread crumbs. Place and simmer for 40 to 45 minutes or until dough into prepared pan. Cover and let the lamb is tender. Remove the chops and rise until double, about 45 minutes. Bake keep warm. Combine flour and water un- at 350º for about 40 minutes or until til smooth; gradually stir into skillet and done. Cool in pan 10 minutes; remove bring to a boil. Cook and stir for about 2 from pan and cool on rack. Lightly sprinminutes. Add mushrooms and parsley; kle with powdered sugar before serving. heat through. Serve over the lamb chops Yield: about 10 servings. and noodles. Yield: 6 servings. HORSERADISH BEET SALAD 3 cups cooked beets, cut in julienne strips 3 ounces plain yogurt 3 tablespoons grated horseradish 1/8 teaspoon salt

Any comments, questions or favorite recipes? Feel free to send your thoughts to helenskitchen@msn.com, and please write, “Helen’s Kitchen Request, ATTN: Lori” in the subject line to make sure I receive it. Thank you!

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More than 250 business, health care and community leaders gathered recently at the Westmoreland Club in Wilkes-Barre to fight heart disease and stroke at the annual Northeast PA Heart Ball. The fire-andice-themed gala raised more than $177,000 for the American Heart Association. The evening’s Open Your Heart appeal featured the story of Andrea and Matt Grotzinger of Clarks Summit. The Grotzingers’ first child, Vienna, died from a critical congenital heart defect. In Vienna’s memory, the Grotzingers organized a team of over 100 family and friends for the 2016 Northeast PA Heart Walk. In their first year, the Sparkles for Vienna team was the top fundraising community team at the walk. The Grotzinger’s and Sparkles for Vienna team will be returning to the Heart Walk on April 29 this year, this time with their new baby, Jack, born in February. “Ever since Jack came, it feels like she sent us a gift and little pieces of her,” said Andrea Grotzinger. “It’s our hope that Vienna’s name can help someone else. She can do something amazing even though she was only here for three days.” More than $14,890 was raised. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or tickets for the 2018 Heart Ball, call 570-430-2391 or email Tara.Sokola@heart.org.

Matt and Andrea Grotzinger share the story of their daughter, Vienna, during the Open Your Heart appeal.

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Attention Candidates

The Abington Suburban will once again publish its Voters’ Guide a few weeks prior to Election Day. As in the past, it will include short statements from candidates.

All candidates are encouraged to submit — via email, please! — a statement of no more than 250 words. It should include a brief biography and the reasons why you are seeking office. Statements should be written in the first person (“I am...”), not in the third person (“He is...”). You may also attach a digital photo. Please do not submit campaign flyers.

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Community Calendar Email your organization’s events to suburbanweekly@timesshamrock.com. Have them in by noon on Friday to have them included in the following Thursday’s edition. Visit abingtonsuburban.com for the complete calendar listing.

Scrabble: Thursdays, 1 p.m. No registration necessary. Adults only. Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. Call 570-587-3440 or visit lclshome.org.

baSKetball clinic: The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road in Waverly Township, will once again offer basketball clinics with Coach Herman Little. For more than 10 years, Coach Little has been teaching children the game of basketball by helping them to improve their skills and work together as a team. The program is open to kids 6-10 and runs on Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m. Call 570-586-8191, ext. 2, or visit waverlycomm.org for more information. Advance registration preferred. The registration fee for the clinic is $60 per participant or $12 per class.

USGA Girls Golf of Scranton Pocono will hold its summer clinic for girls and boys ages 5-18 on Wednesday or Thursday mornings at Lakeland Golf Club in Fleetville. The clinic runs weekly from June through August at a cost of $75 per child. Registration runs through May 31. For more information or to register visit nepajuniorgolf.weebly.com or email jcb290upper@gmail.com or terry.wise825@gmail.com.

Summit. $20 one-time fee for materials. Call 570-586-8996.

FiSHing Derby: The North Scranton Rotary Dick Laske Memorial Fishing Derby, Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. to noon. There will be refreshments and awards for all fisherman. Fishing license is required. South Abington Park, Routes 6 and 11, Clarks Summit. Admission is free.

glaSS WorKSHopS: For high school students, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 16 through June 3, 6-9 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to In observance of National Healthcare Deci3 p.m. at Keystone College, 1 College Green, sions Day, Abington Community Library will La Plume. Transportation will be provided present a free viewing of “National Health from Marketplace at Steamtown to the colCare Decisions: Five Wishes,” followed by a open jam SeSSion: Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m. lege. Students participate in a glass blowing battle oF Wyoming: Exhibit through Q&A session, on Thursday, April 20, at 6:30 Bring an instrument and jump in to this weekdemonstration June 3 at the annual Arts and Saturday, April 29. Works by Elieen Kopelman p.m. at the Abington Community Library. ly musical session. Duffy’s Coffee House, 306 Fire community celebration at the historic depict the Wyoming Massacre in the Miller On the Q&A panel will be attorneys Robert S. State St., Clarks Summit. 570-586-1380. Library. Keystone College, 1 College Green, La iron furnaces in Scranton. Classes are free. Call Sheils III and Ryan Campbell; Mary Chris Plume. Call 570-945-8000 or visit keystone.edu. 570-945-8156 or visit keystone.edu or email Jacoby, executive director of AseraCare; and eSSential oilS WorKSHop: Are you elizabeth.ratchford@keystone.edu. Laura Marion, director of patient services new to essential oils, always been interested or momentS to remember: Sunday, April for Allied Services Hospice. Attendees should maybe bought a bunch of oils and now you’re 30, 7-8 p.m. Concert features the Keystone gatHering place claSSeS: At The Gatherreserve their seat by calling the Library at 570- wondering what to do with them? Tonyehn College Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Voing Place, 304 S. State St. in Clarks Summit, 587-3440. Verkitus, wholistic life coach and owner of Ecocal Jazz Singers and soloists. The Theater in you can register for any of the following classes: National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to Arts Living, will present a class on the benefits Brooks at Keystone College, 1 College Green, • 119 Next Steps in Crochet: Squares and increase the number of Americans who have of essential oils and how to put them to use La Plume. Admission is free. Call 570-945Motifs. This crochet course introduces particicompleted an advance directive (“living will”), in your home. The monthly workshops will 5141 or visit keystone.edu. pants to the construction and use of motifs in in which they name the person who will make take place in the Scout Room at the Waverly crocheted garments and accessories. Particimedical decisions for them in the event they Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road gooD grieF art: Wednesdays, through pants will create a tote bag or a throw pillow are seriously ill and can’t speak for themselves in Waverly Township, beginning with the May 3, 1-2:30 p.m. Individuals healing from featuring the motif of their choice. Techniques workshop on Monday, April 26, at 5:30 loss are guided to learn to paint a portrait in of starting a motif, joining and crocheting in Sugar, Spice, not very nice: Art exhib- first p.m. The April workshop will focus on spring oils. Registration required. Abington Senior the round, granny squares and geometric moit through Friday, April 21. Linder Gallery at cleaning and creating all natural products to Center, 1151 Winola Road, Clarks Summit. tif, flowers and open work motif and methods Keystone College, 1 College Green, La Plume. sanitize and purify your home. The class is $25 Free. Call 570-586-8996. of seaming will be shown. Location: The GathCall 570-945-8467 or visit keystone.edu. per person and participants will take home ering Place. Dates: Thursday, April 20, 7-8:30 three cleaning products. For more information, cHeerS to Spring Wine FeStival: Senior center tripS: Abington Senior p.m. Supply Cost: $7 to be paid to instructor wmail ecolifearts@gmail.com. Sunday, May 6, noon. Tastings and shop from Community Center is planning the first night of class. Cost: $30. multiple wine, food and artisan vendors with following trips: • 134 All about Opera. Starting with the maHjong: Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m. National entertainment throughout the day. South • Saturday, April 22: New York City on your basics of this time-honored art form, Jennifer Mahjong League Inc. players. No experience Abington Park, Routes 6 and 11, Clarks Sumown: $40. Cowgill of Marywood University will present necessary. Adults only. Abington Community mit. $20/$10 designated driver. eventbrite.com. ways to understand and, above all, enjoy opera. • Tuesday, May 9: Hunterdon Hills-show Library, 1200 W. Grove St., Clarks Summit. and dinner. $85 for center members; $95 for The Gathering Place. Date: Wednes570-587-3440 or lclshome.org. aStronomy Day: Saturday, May 6, 7 p.m. Location: non-members. days, May 24 and 31 at noon. Cost: $20. Society members can answer questions about • Tuesday, June 6: Hotel Fauchere• 137 Noontime Lecture. Dr. Dennis abingtonS cHeSS club: Tuesdays their telescopes and observing the night sky. breakfast buffet, dinner, show. $75 for center Martin kicks off our noontime lecture series through July 31, 6:30-9 p.m. For adults. There will be an illustrated slide program and members; $85 for non-members. Call 570by breathing life into the people who were the Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington free sky maps. Dress appropriately. Refresh586-8996 to make a reservation first to live in the area. Come, bring a lunch, Road, Waverly Township. Call 570-587-3440 ments available. Thomas G. Cupillari Astroand learn about the area we live in, and enjoy or lclshome.org. District Superintendent to nomical Observatory, Hack Road, Fleetville. actS oF KinDneSS: April 23, 7 to 8 p.m. Speak: Abington Heights District’s superinthe images Dr. Martin has gathered from the Free. 570-945-8402 or keystone.edu. Concert features Keystone Symphonic Band, Lackawanna Historical Society’s collection. tendent Dr. Michael McMahon will make a Chorale at Keystone, Keystone Voices and KeyLocation: The Gathering Place. Date: April 26 presentation to the Families Helping Families art program WitH earl leHman: stone Chamber Singers. The Theater in Brooks at noon Cost: $5. program on Wednesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. Fridays through May 12, 1-2:30 p.m. Learn at Keystone College, 1 College Green, La to paint landscapes and abstracts. Abington Plume. Free. 570-945-5141 or keystone.edu. golF clinic: NEPA Junior Golf and LPGA- Senior Center, 1151 Winola Road, Clarks Please see COMM CALENDAR, Page 15 ‘HealtH care DeciSionS — Five WiSHeS’:

Spring concert: Faurs Requiem and Instrumental Works, April 28 through 29, 7 p.m. Murphy Memorial Library, Clarks Summit University, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Township $8. Call 570-586-2400.

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COMM CALENDAR FROM PAGE 13 • 136 The Bible: An Academic Overview. This overview, given by Brian Mascaro, will include different theories of biblical assemblage, dating, authorship, and history of canonization. After each lecture, there will be discussion about the information presented in class. Location: The Gathering Place. Dates: April 27 to May 18, 7-8 p.m. Cost: $20. • 101 Spring Golf Clinic, start a whole sport or get tips with Gene Moore, PGA pro. Participants should bring putter, iron and any fairway wood. Location: Summit Hills Golf Course. Clinic One: April 29 and 30, May 6 and 7, 1011:30 a.m. Clinic Two: May 20 & 21, June 3 & 4, 10-11:30 a.m. Cost: $120 each clinic. • 133 Chamber Music for Experienced Players. This course would organize individual community members into chamber music groups. Each group would receive a weekly coaching session on a piece of music appropriate for their level. All instruments welcome as students join artist Colleen Ruddy. Location: The Gathering Place. Date: May 10, 17, 24, 31 at 7 p.m. Cost: $30. Students must provide their own instrument. •125 Cartooning for Adults: Capturing Life by the Panel. Students will learn the basics of drawing cartoon characters, telling a story through cartoons, then create their own cartoon strip from everyday life. Location: The Gathering Place. Date: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $50. Supply cost: $5 to the instructor at the first class. •132 Introduction to String Instruments. Here’s your chance to learn more about string instruments such as the cello, violin, upright bass or electric bass. In this class, we will be covering technical approaches to the instrument, note reading and tone production plus history of these fine instruments. Professional bassist and touring artist, Colleen Ruddy will make these string instruments user friendly. Location: The Gathering Place. Date: Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. Cost: $50. Students must provide their own instrument, bow and rosin. • No. 128, Yoga — Awaken to Your Divine Nature. Session 1: Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. through April 26. Session 2: Thursdays, 9:3011:30 a.m. May 4-25. Experience the practice of yoga asana, progressive relaxation, breath awareness and meditation techniques. Release your body and mind from physical and psychological pressures. Bring a yoga mat. Location: Everything Natural Store Cost: $30 per session • 122 Tips and Techniques for Repurposing Furniture Transform furniture with creative paint and finishing techniques. Take an old piece and bring it to new life with milk paint, chalk paint, staining and antiquing guided by Val Langan of Woods & Co. Each student should bring one piece of furniture that is no

larger than a night stand or end table. Location: The Gathering Place. Dates: Thursdays: May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25 Supply fee: $20 paid to instructor on night of first class. Cost: $25. Email gatheringplaceCS@gmail.com or visit gatheringplacecs.org for more information. If you have missed a deadline, contact Emily Rancier to see if there is still room.

Herb/Perennial Fest: Friends of the Dalton Library will hold a Herb & Perennial Festival, Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. to noon. Variety of herbs and perennials, gardening books and refreshments available. Penn State Master Gardeners provide information and answering questions. Dalton Fire Co., 109 South Turnpike Road, Dalton. Football registration: The Abington Junior Comets football and cheerleading will hold registration Saturday, May 20, noon to 2 p.m. in the team room of the high school field house; Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. to noon at the Forever Young Fishing Derby held at Hillside Park. For the first time, teams will accept 6-yearolds into the cheer program. For more information, visit abingtonjuniorcomets.com. From screen to stage:, Saturday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. Presented by Devine School of

Dance. Also features the Abington Heights honors orchestra and the honors choir. Abington Heights High School, 222 Noble Road, Clarks Summit. Call 570-604-2398.

golF tournament: 21st annual Comm Classic Golf Tournament, Monday, May 22. Shotgun start at noon. Glen Oak Country Club, 250 Oakford Road, Clarks Summit. Call 570-586-8191 or visit waverlycomm.org. Zumba Fitness: Zumba fitness classes are held at The Clarks Summit Fire Hall, 321 Bedford St. Diane Hibble, a licensed Zumba fitness Instructor for five years, leads this 60-minute, calorie-burning workout. Admission is $5 per class, and a portion of that goes to support the local fire company. Call 570-878-8212 for most complete schedule or see it at facebook. com/zumba.diane. sPring observatory Hours: The Keystone College Thomas G. Cupillari ’60 astronomical observatory has begun its spring program on Wednesdays and Fridays, at 7:30 p.m. through May 26. Open to the public and free of charge, the spring sessions will be held regardless of sky conditions but will be cancelled by the threat of severe weather. This season’s astronomical programs will feature an illustrated lecture and telescopic

community singers: The Wally Gordon Community Singers will accept new members for the 2017 spring season. Membership is open to high school and adult singers for $20 per semester, which includes the cost of musical scores. There are no auditions required. Rehearsals are on Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Clarks Summit United Methodist Church, 1310 Morgan Highway. For more information, call 570-561-6005 or visit the Facebook page. HealtH talk: Countryside Community Church, 14011 Orchard Drive in Clarks Summit, will host Donna LaBar, certified integrative health coach. The talk will be held Friday, March 31, 7-9 p.m. Register by emailing efjackson1951@hotmail.com.

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observations. The main objects planned for viewing include the moon; the planets Jupiter, Mars and Saturn; and various double stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Large groups such as school classes, scouts and community organizations interested in attending should call 570-945-8402 or observatory@keystone.edu to schedule a session. The observatory is on Hack Road in Dalton, approximately two miles west on Route 107 from Interstate 81’s exit 202 and approximately two miles east of Fleetville on Route 107. For more information, visit keystone.edu/observatory.

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