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Freedom From Smoking Offered Again

February 16, 2018

It went so well the first time, we're offering it again! For the second time this year, the Community Health Department is running the Freedom from Smoking program. Freedom from Smoking is a group quit program that meets weekly for six weeks. If you’ve been meaning to quit smoking but just...

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Talent Wanted for Seniors Got Talent!

February 15, 2018

Calling all performers!

UNC is seeking performers aged 55+ to audition for our annual Seniors Got Talent show. If you are a singer, dancer, comedian, or do any other kind of performance that you can fit into four minutes or less, we want to hear from you!

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18th Annual Party Gras

February 14, 2018

UNC held the 18th annual Party Gras on February 9. Guests enjoyed dining, dancing, and gambling well into the evening. Check out the photos below of the revelry! ...

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UNC and REV Theater Company Present Romeo & Juliet

January 26, 2018

UNC and REV Theater Company are partnering once again to bring a Shakespeare production to the Oppenheim Center for the Arts (1004 Jackson Street in West Scranton). Check out the trailer below for...

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UNC’s Child Care Programs Have Openings

January 25, 2018

United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA has good news for people in need of childcare: we have openings! Conveniently located in three different neighborhoods (West Scranton, downtown Scranton, and Green Ridge), we offer pre-school programs for ages 3-5 and before/after school care for ages 6-12, as well as full-day care in...

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FNCB Bank Makes Donation to Project Hope

January 22, 2018

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently received a $1,000 donation from FNCB Bank to support the agency’s educational programs of Project Hope. Project Hope gives UNC the opportunity to provide youth (aged 5-12) from low-income families with a traditional summer day camp experience. The camp is hosted...

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UNC hosts Continuum of Care training

January 17, 2018

On January 10 and 11, United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA (UNC) hosted a training to educate Continuum of Care staff. The Scranton/Lackawanna County Continuum of Care (CoC) is made up of representatives from local social service organizations that are committed to working together to improve services for the homeless in...

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Landmark Community Bank Makes Donation to UNC

January 12, 2018

 United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) recently received a $1,000 donation from Landmark Community Bank to support the agency’s educational programs of Project Hope. Project Hope gives UNC the opportunity to provide youth (aged 5-12) from low-income families with a traditional summer day camp experience. The camp is hosted...

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Carbondale Area Chorus Performs for Older Adults

January 8, 2018

The Carbondale Area sixth grade chorus visited the Carbondale Active Older Adult Center to give a performance. The chorus was led by their music teacher, Mary Jo Cliff. The students expressed interest in doing an oral history project with the older adults, so future visits may be in store, and...

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CHD Adds New Programs

January 4, 2018

The Community Health Department (CHD) is offering two new programs in 2018: Freedom from Smoking and S.T.E.P.S. Freedom from Smoking is a group quit program that meets weekly for six weeks. If you've been meaning to quit smoking but just haven't gotten around to it, now is your chance. It's a...

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