(SCRANTON, PA) - The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute and the Board of Ambassadors and Associate Board announce the 2019 Tribute to Courage Honoree, Firefighter Ryan Robeson. Ryan is the son of the late Scranton Fire Captain James and Linda Robeson. Upon the passing of his father Ryan began traveling the country successfully participating in intense physically demanding races and competitions, which is where he found true solace. Nowadays, this spirited 28-year-old finds extraordinary ways to honor
SCRANTON, PA – The Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s President, Karen Saunders, recently announced a staff promotion of Ms. Laura Toole, LCSW, from Vice President of Community and Patient Services to Executive Vice President. Ms. Laura Toole, LCSW, of Scranton, was the Vice President of Community and Patient Services. Prior to this role, she was the Director of Community and Patient Services. She will continue to provide organizational supervision and management of all Community and Patient Services
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (September 3, 2019) – Meet Michael Raklewicz, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, as he explains the effects arthritis has on joints, presents options to relieve hip and knee pain and discusses advances in joint replacement surgery, including robotic-assisted knee surgery. Commonwealth Health will host this presentation on Thursday, September19 in the Anthracite Room of Mohegan Sun Pocono Convention Center beginning at 5:30 pm. The event is free of charge and open to the public; but,
Scranton, PA—Case managers and administrative staff from The Wright Center for Community Health provided 75 clients with healthy summer produce and canned goods on Wednesday, August 28. The group worked with a registered dietician to select fresh and healthy items like chicken breasts, eggs and oranges for the giveaway and provided recipes to encourage development of new cooking skills and self-sufficiency. In alignment with its commitment to eliminating food insecurity and engaging individuals in
Jermyn, PA – The Wright Center for Community Health will host its annual Fall into Health Fair and 5KWalk/Run on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 10am – 2pm at The Wright Center for Community Health Mid Valley, 5 South Washington Avenue, Jermyn. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 10:30am and participants can register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Jermyn/wrightcenter5k There is no cost to participate in the 5K. Many local organizations will participate to share helpful health-related
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 20, 2019) – New for the Ticket Galaxy Beer Festival, fans will get a preview of what the Festival has to offer with Boos and Brews, Friday October 25, Watkins Glen International announced today. This Halloween themed event begins at 5:00 p.m. to start the weekend festivities in style, including a Halloween themed costume contest for Best Group, Scariest and Best in Show, beer samplings and live music featuring DJ S. Wright. Admission is only $20 and tickets for this
WILKES-BARRE, PA (August, 2019) –When it comes to providing specialized medical care to the community, there aren’t too many families like one in Luzerne County. This family's legacy continues as Dr. Daniel Rittenberg joined his father Dr. Michael Rittenberg this month at the Commonwealth Health Physician Network Kingston practice. Daniel Rittenberg, M.D. is following in the family business and will provide urologic care in Luzerne County where is father first began his practice in urology since 1987.