WRIGHT CENTER ESTABLISHES NEW POST, DIRECTOR OF HEALTH HUMANITIES, TO SUPPORT PHYSICIAN, LEARNER, EMPLOYEE AND PATIENT WELLNESS
Scranton, Pa. (July 22, 2021) – The Wright Centers for Community Health and Graduate Medical Education have appointed Allison LaRussa, Scranton, as Director of Health Humanities. In this newly introduced position, LaRussa will promote emotional wellness by engaging the organizations’ physician trainees, employees, patients and community members in artistic activities. For patients and the general public, there will be art therapy initiatives addressing trauma and addiction as well as community art
RVshare Named Official Camping Partner Of Watkins Glen International Peer-to-peer RV rental service to connect RV owners with fans camping at The Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 23, 2021) – As thousands of fans prepare to camp at Watkins Glen International for the upcoming NASCAR race weekend, the track today announced RVshare as the Official Camping Partner of Watkins Glen International in a multi-year partnership. RVshare is the world’s first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace
Scranton, Pa. (July 21, 2021) - The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education has announced that Moriah Bartolai, Pittston, has been selected as this year’s Hometown Scholar and will attend A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA). She becomes only the second area resident – and second Wright Center-endorsed candidate – to enter The Hometown Scholars program. As a Hometown Scholar, Bartolai’s training at ATSU-SOMA will be unique from other medical schools. After
Weis Markets and Watkins Glen International Announce Partnership Sweepstakes Rewards Fan with NASCAR Cup Series Tickets WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 26, 2021) – Watkins Glen International today announced a multi-year partnership with Mid-Atlantic food retailer Weis Markets, along with the winner of its recent fan-friendly racing promotion, the Hungry for Speed Sweepstakes. “We are excited to have Weis Markets join the Watkins Glen International family,” said WGI President Michael Printup. “Their
FNCB Bank, locally-based since 1910, is pleased to announce the winners of the FNCB Bank Foundation merit scholarship awards for the 2021-2022 academic year. Overall, the foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to three area high school seniors based on their academic excellence, community and school involvement, and citizenship. This year’s winners are Isabella Wisenburn of Abington Heights High School, Sarah Stettler of Holy Redeemer High School, and Danielle Lamberti of Lackawanna Trail High School.
Scranton, PA (July 14, 2021) — Marywood University is offering Continuing Education Summer Art Workshops during the months of July and August. These workshops include: ● Papermaking Workshop – Sunday, July 18, 1-4 p.m., in the Paper Room on the second floor of the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts. Participants will make pulp from recycled papers and create new sheets of paper with add-ins of their choice. All supplies are included, but attendees are encouraged to bring in their own dried or pressed
Hazlitt Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Watkins Glen International With “The Bog Sponsored By Red Cat''
Hazlitt Returns as Presenting Sponsor of Watkins Glen International With “The Bog Sponsored By Red Cat” Partnership renewal marks Hazlitt’s 15th year in support of The Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (July 19, 2021) – Watkins Glen International today announced Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards has renewed as a presenting sponsor on “The Bog Sponsored By Red Cat” hospitality area for the upcoming Go Bowling at The Glen NASCAR race weekend. “The Bog Sponsored By Red Cat is one of the most entertaining areas at the
Scranton, PA (July 16, 2021) — Sunny Sinha, Ph.D., associate professor in Marywood University’s School of Social Work, recently co-authored an article titled, “Community-Based Strategies for Harm Reduction Among Sex Workers in Kolkata, India.” In the article, Dr. Sinha and her co-author explore research that was conducted with diverse groups of sex workers in India as well as around the globe, which has shown that decriminalizing sex work can promote the health, safety, and security of sex workers.
Wilkes-Barre, PA., July 12, 2021 – The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC) closed out its most recent fiscal year on June 30, 2021, with reports of dynamic growth and much faster than expected COVID-19 recovery among its manufacturing clients over the past year. Throughout the past 12 months, NEPIRC assisted more than 400 manufacturers across northeastern, the northern tier and central Pennsylvania in responding to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and rebuilding