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Dunmore Cemetery Tour

September 28, 2017

The next two Sundays, the Dearly Departed Players will be hosting their popular tour of the Dunmore Cemetery.  Admission is free, but in recognition of Scranton firefighter Jim George, who retired in 1908 and used his money to hold an annual dinner for the city’s downtrodden hobos and transients until his...

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Welcoming Scranton

September 25, 2017

UNC's Community Education & Revitalization Department held the 1st Welcoming Scranton celebration at Connor's Park on Saturday, Sept. 16th.  The event brought together over 350 long term local residents and those new to the country to promote cross-cultural understanding and raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone! Activities included...

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Speaking of Art

September 21, 2017

This two minute video captures the special work that UNC does with youth, the value of the arts, and a great use of time after school. Take a minute and watch.  Another shout out to Rev Theatre and Rosemary Hay and Rudy Caporaso for your dedication in making a difference...

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Family Learning Grant

September 15, 2017

The Community Education and Revitalization Department is excited to announce the receipt of another four year Family Literacy Grant. With this new grant, the number of classes will increase and two additional locations will be added. The partnership with the Scranton School District continues and a new partnership with the...

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Disco Snow White

September 7, 2017

Thank you Rev Theatre for another fabulous performance!  Once again, Co-Directors, Rosemary Hays and Rudy Caporaso made each rising performer find their talent and take it to the stage.  These shining moments on stage are life altering for the youth in UNC's...

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Book bag donation from Wells Fargo

September 5, 2017

Wells Fargo donated books bags loaded with school supplies.  There will be some very happy students heading to school this year with their new book bag and supplies in hand!  Thank you, Wells...

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Farm to Fork

August 28, 2017

The third annual Farm 2 Fork was an idyllic evening supporting UNC's Health Department.  Thank you to the committee, all those that attended and our sponsors: Toyota of Scranton, AmeriHealth Caritas, Geisinger, PNC, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Grimm Construction, Lamar Advertising of Scranton, PA, and WNEP-TV. ...

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Leaders in Training (LIT) Canada Trip

August 23, 2017

The Leaders in Training (LIT) recently went to Niagara Falls for their year-end field trip. They also as went on the "Maid of the Mist" boat tour and had dinner at the Skylon Tower that sits 775' in the air and overlooks the falls. What an adventure! Visit http://www.uncnepa.org/youth-programs or...

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Parker Hill Church Donates Backpacks!

August 17, 2017

We are extremely grateful to Parker Hill Church for their recent donation of 190 backpacks!  They are filled with school supplies such as pencils, notebooks, folders and all kinds of educational supplies and goodies for the kids.  We thank you for your generosity!  A big shout out to Ryan...

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UNC Hosts Consumer Fraud Presentation

August 10, 2017

 The Active Older Adult Program of UNC will be hosting a presentation on consumer fraud,  “Avoiding Scams and Protecting Yourself against Identity Theft” on Tuesday, August 15th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.  Katrina Boyer from The PA Department of Banking and Securities, will be presenting.  A Consumer Outreach Liaison...

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