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  • The 12 Days of Christmas in Pennslyvania (book & giveaway!)

    The 12 Days of Christmas in Pennslyvania (book & giveaway!)

    December 17, 2014 No Comment

    Giveaway winner chosen! Congratulations to Col Devine! Col, please email [email protected] or message Happenings Magazine on Facebook or Twitter to claim your prize! (Prize must be claimed by Monday, Dec. ...

  • Pallman Farms Turkey Tips

    Pallman Farms Turkey Tips

    October 31, 2014 No Comment

    Pallman Farms has been hand-raising top-of-the-line turkeys on the family farm in Clarks Summit since 1935. Across the span of four generations, the Pallmans have provided families with the highest ...

  • How to Pick & Use Perfect Pumpkins!

    How to Pick & Use Perfect Pumpkins!

    October 9, 2014 No Comment

    Pumpkins are members of the gourd family, along with watermelon and squash. The gourd has become an American tradition each fall. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 1.1 ...

  • 12 Free Things You Can Do Through a Library

    12 Free Things You Can Do Through a Library

    April 3, 2014 No Comment

    Most people think of the library as a great place to get books. But books are only part of the story. Today’s libraries offer activities, education and entertainment. Best of ...

  • Northeast PA Loves English Drama of Downton Abbey

    Northeast PA Loves English Drama of Downton Abbey

    March 10, 2014 No Comment

    Courtesy of ©Carnival Film and Television Limited 2013 for MASTERPIECE 15.5 million viewers tuned in to the season four premiere of “Downton Abbey,”a drama set in early 20th century England ...

  • Yorkshire Meets Northeast PA: Downton Abbey

    Yorkshire Meets Northeast PA: Downton Abbey

    March 10, 2014 No Comment

    Which Downton character would you invite to tea? “Violet, the Dowager Countess. Her words are always surprising, and her advice is excellent.” -Colleen Garrison of Dallas, part of the Wyoming ...

  • How to Enjoy an Authentic English Tea

    How to Enjoy an Authentic English Tea

    February 28, 2014 No Comment

    Paul Epsom of Greystone Gardens English Garden Center in Clarks Summit was born in London, “a stone’s throw away from London Zoo.” He enjoyed plenty of tea times before he ...

  • Five Ideas for a

    Five Ideas for a “Make-Your-Own” Christmas: DIY Projects

    November 29, 2013 No Comment

    Cards 1. Lend a Hand: Decorate construction paper with children’s footprints and handprints for homemade Christmas cards that record this year’s measurements in time. Try arranging them in holiday patterns, ...

  • Cherishing People in Changing Times John Fitzgerald’s Thanksgiving Breakfast

    Cherishing People in Changing Times John Fitzgerald’s Thanksgiving Breakfast

    November 27, 2013 No Comment

    Thanksgiving is a season of going home, meeting old friends and enjoying food and football. Clark Summit native John Fitzgerald’s “Thanksgiving Breakfast” celebrates lasting friendships spanning 50 years. He says ...

  • How to Save Money: Books for Your Bottom Line

    How to Save Money: Books for Your Bottom Line

    July 5, 2013 No Comment

    July is National Savings Month, but saving money is something on many people’s minds through every month of the year. Mary Garm, administrator of the Lackawanna County Library System, suggests ...