Scranton High School students recently held a dress-down day in honor of former coach and educator Bill Tonkin, who died of cancer earlier this month (November). A member of the Scranton School District presented a check to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute for $7,300 at the organization’s recent Spirit of Hope Celebration held at Mohegan…

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In March of 2012, I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Malignant Melanoma.  I did not have the typical presentation of melanoma; my foot was swollen and I sought medical care.  Soon after, I went for an ultrasound which revealed enlarged lymph nodes.  Subsequent biopsies revealed metastatic melanoma. This all came as a surprise to me…

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Compassionate Care Hospice and Personal Home Health Care are finalizing plans for the Celebrity Bartenders Fundraiser, scheduled for Thursday, November 13th from 5pm to 8pm at Camelot Restaurant and Inn near Clarks Summit. The event costs $20 per person, which includes two drinks and appetizers.  Guest bartenders include Kurt Moran, MD and Robert Durkin, President of…

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