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Bellevue Youth Top Scranton Police in Basketball

November 15, 2019

. Thank you to the Scranton Police Officers, The Greater Scranton MLK Commission, and Penn State Scranton for supporting the...

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Registrations and Donations for Thanksgiving Food Baskets Ongoing

November 15, 2019

United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) is once again partnering with WNEP-TV’s Feed-A-Friend program to provide families in need with all the trimmings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Lackawanna County families with children age 18 and under in the household are eligible for the program and will receive a turkey,...

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Cedar Iron District Sign Unveiled

November 15, 2019

On Oct. 30, UNC gathered with community leaders, philanthropic foundations, local businesses, and other community partners at the Scranton Iron Furnaces to unveil new signage welcoming travelers from downtown Scranton to South Side. The neighborhood along Cedar and Pittston Avenues has been branded the Cedar Iron District to recognize and...

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Andrew Hailstone Honored for 50 Years of Service

October 23, 2019

commemorate his 50 years of service. Pictured left: UNC President & CEO Lisa Durkin and Andrew...

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Chocolate & Wine Frolic Raises $15,000 for SCOLA

October 23, 2019

More than 350 people filled the ballroom at the Scranton Cultural Center for the 2019 Chocolate & Wine Frolic Goes Broadway on Sunday, Oct. 20. Attendees sipped wine, sampled sweet and savory chocolate dishes, and enjoyed Broadway's biggest hits performed by Stephen Murphy and Michele Conaboy McGrath. The event raised...

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Wegmans Donates 17,256 Pounds of Food to Angel’s Attic

October 23, 2019

In celebration of its 25-year anniversary in Dickson City, Wegmans Food Markets gave back to our community in a big way! On Thursday, Oct. 17, Wegmans delivered 17,256 pounds of non-perishable and frozen foods to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC). Staff and volunteers from UNC and Wegmans were...

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AllOne Charities Awards $10,000 Grant to UNC’s Community Health Department

September 19, 2019

AllOne Charities recently awarded a $10,000 grant to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Community Health Department to support its chronic pain self-management programs, behavioral health counseling services, and care coordination. From left: Mary Carroll Donahoe, AllOne program officer; John Cosgrove, AllOne executive director; Jill Eidenberg, UNC’s director of development; and...

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Welcoming Scranton Draws Newcomers and Long-Time Residents Together

September 13, 2019

Hundreds of long-term local residents and newcomers to our country came together for the 3rd Annual Welcoming Scranton in Connors Park on Sept. 7. Attendees from around the globe enjoyed a beautiful day together with local organizations providing food, kids activities, information about community resources, and more. A Welcoming Guide...

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UNC Receives $500,000 RACP Grant for Women’s Business Incubator

August 22, 2019

The state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) has awarded United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) a $500,000 grant to establish a women's business incubator in South Scranton. This grant will help advance UNC’s work in converting parts of the landmark Peoples Security Bank & Trust Co. building in the...

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UNC Receives $1,000 Sponsorship from Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials

August 8, 2019

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials presented United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) with a $1,000 sponsorship to support UNC’s fifth annual Farm to Fork fundraiser. The event will take place on Aug. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Stone Meadow Gardens in Clarks Summit. Proceeds from Farm to Fork...

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