UNC youth earns $1,000 taekwondo scholarship

July 3, 2014

Isabella DeFlice, a 5th grade student from the Scranton School District, was presented a $1,000 scholarship to IronWorks Taekwondo Academy in Dunmore that will cover all of her costs for an entire year. She was presented the honor after taking part in and excelling at a year-long physical fitness program at UNC's Bellevue Childcare Center that was funded through the... READ MORE

UNCDC plans new development project in West Pittston

June 16, 2014

United Neighborhood Community Development Corporation intends to substantially rehabilitate the old West Pittston High School located at 311-313 Luzerne Avenue to its former significance in the community. UNCDC already operates the Hitchner Apartments in the community, and because of a significant wait list, has optioned the nearby Old School on Luzerne in order to develop another 22 apartments. It is UNCDC’s... READ MORE

Older adults celebrated at “Seniors Got Talent”

June 4, 2014

UNC hosted its 2nd Annual Lackawanna County’s “Seniors Got Talent” on May 22 in honor of May as Older Adults month. Amateur older adult acts- ranging from musicians, singers, dancers, comedians and more- competed against each other for a first, second and third place prize. The event was presented by Humana. Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Evie Rafalko McNulty emceed... READ MORE