Luzerne County News
March 7, 2014The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are excited to announce an exciting new venture! We will be having a spring open house hosted by Plow & Hearth, Shoppes at Montage, 2111 Shoppes Boulevard Moosic, Pennsylvania.
Everybody Walks Across PA
March 7, 2014Penn State Extension will be taking a virtual walk across scenic Route 6. Gather your family and friends to form a team of five and join Penn State Extension on this virtual walk.
March 6, 2014The West Scranton Intermediate School is hosting a Spring Vendor and Craft Fair on Saturday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Penn State Extension News
March 19 land-use webinar to highlight information sources for community leaders
March 7, 2014A Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension will focus on sources of information that can be used by community leaders to help make land-use decisions.
Online tutorial illustrates shale-gas drilling equipment and practices
February 28, 2014You've seen the strange-looking trucks on the road these past few years. Maybe you've watched truck after truck head to a new shale-gas drill site in your area. But just what do they do with all that equipment? A new online presentation from Penn State Extension answers that question.
Firth Family Trustee Scholarship will assist Ag Sciences students
February 20, 2014A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife will benefit students in the college with demonstrated financial need. Les and Elaine Firth, of Mercer, established the Firth Family Trustee Scholarship, with first preference going to students from the northwestern Pennsylvania counties of Crawford, Erie, Mercer and Warren.
Upcoming Regional Events
Vegetable Gardening in Extreme Weather
When: March 12, 2014Where: Kingston, PA
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14: L.B Morris Elementary School
Event CanceledWhen: March 12, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Pesticide Update Meeting
When: March 12, 2014Where: Kresgeville, PA
Nutrition Links: Fix it Safe/Plan- Know What's for Dinner
When: March 13, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Tomatoes - From Seed to Table
When: March 15, 2014Where: Summit Hill, PA