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“Protect Our Families” event on Courthouse Square in Scranton on Saturday, April 26, from noon to 3 p.m.

News Release For Immediate Release — April 1, 2014

Contacts: Tara Kova at itsmetara76@yahoo.com

Patricia Kreidler at studenttrish@gmail.com

Lou Jasikoff at lou.jasikoff@muckrakerinc.com
Independent Gazette to help sponsor Custody4Cash Rally on Judicial Reform Protecting Families in Memory of former US Senator Nancy Schaefer
Scranton, PA —

In light of published reports in local papers, national rulings taking place in family courts throughout the country, the recent film release of Kids for Cash, and the upcoming sentencing of admitted felon and former Lackawanna County Guardian Ad Litem Danielle Ross, the time is now to raise awareness of the need for judicial reform, according to rally co-organizer Tara Koval.…

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Wilkes University Hosts Earth and Environmental Science Day

Wilkes University will host an Earth and Environmental Science Day for high school students and their parents, teachers and guidance counselors to introduce them to the field of study and career opportunities in the geosciences. The event will be held on Friday, April 22 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Cohen Science Center.

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Wilkes University will host an Earth and Environmental Science Day for high school students and their parents, teachers and guidance counselors to introduce them to the field of study and career opportunities in the geosciences.…

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“Iraq: The War We Left Behind,” ~ Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion and war.

WAR ZONE ADVOCATE TO SPEAK

Pax Christi of NEPA will host a presentation by Cathy Breen at 7 PM on Monday, April 28 in the Cognetti Room at St. Joseph’s Center, Dunmore, Pennsylvania. Ms. Breen’s topic will be “Iraq: The War We Left Behind,” which will explain the situation in Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion and war.

Ms. Breen, who lives and works at the New York City Catholic Worker House, first went to Iraq in the Fall of 2002 with the group Voices in the Wilderness as part of the Iraq Peace Team.

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Bishop John Shelby Spong, Testament expert, presents a series of lectures focusing on the book, “The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic”

PRESS RELEASE
Progressive Christians of Central Pennsylvania present Bishop John Shelby Spong for three lectures
3 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, July 21; 7:30 p.m., Monday, July 22 in Miller Chapel of Lebanon Valley College

John Shelby Spong, who served as Episcopal Bishop of Newark for 24 years and is a foremost expert on the New Testament, will present a series of three lectures focusing on his new book on the Gospel of John, “The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic,” to be released on June 11, 2013.…

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Compassionate Senior Care: Coffee and Conversation, St. Therese’s Church, Nov., 06, 7:00 PM

Compassionate Senior Care

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Earth Day Thinking.

Earth Day Thinking:

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The contamination of soil and ground water with radionuclides poses a serious problem in areas affected by the precipitation and use of nuclear materials such as uranium, tritium, cesium, strontium, technetium and plutonium.

A need for a cost effective and environmentally safe procedure to reclaim such lands have become a main priority. Large efforts have been conducted to reclaim contaminated lands. In recent years use of plants to remove radionuclides from the soils and the water (Phytoremediation) are gaining importance.…

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BARBARA SABOL MEMORIAL LECTURE

Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture

Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture

Teresa Ghilarducci, Ph.D., the Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Chair of Economic Policy Analysis at The New School for Social Research

Teresa Ghilarducci, Ph.D., the Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Chair of Economic Policy Analysis at The New School for Social Research

Barbara Sabol Memorial Lecture

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Conflict Resolution Training ~ the Peace and Justice Way

Conflict Resolution Training ~ the Peace and Justice Way

Building Communities of Peace

Building Communities of Peace

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Human Trafficking

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Fr. Sammons Hall Basement of St. There's Church

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Fr. Sammons Hall
Basement of St. Therese’s Church

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The good works of the Peace and Justice Center

Fostering peace for more than 26 years. The good works of the Peace and Justice Center are on the agenda for the 2013 Sister Siena Finley, RSM Ethics Award at the 22nd annual Ethics Institute Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 24 at Misericordia University.

Fostering peace for more than 26 years.
The good works of the Peace and Justice Center are on the agenda
for the 2013 Sister Siena Finley, RSM Ethics Award
at the 22nd annual Ethics Institute Dinner
on Thursday, Oct. 24
at Misericordia University.
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