Ice Cream images from the Times-Tribune Archives –
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies signify the opening of Dairy Queen at the Abington Shopping Center, Rt 6&11, Clarks Summit on September 23, 1974. From left: Mrs. Lillian Caprio, John Caprio, co-owner; John Lomma, Robert Habeeb, South Abington Twp. Supervisor; Clarks Summit Councilman Harold Parry, Leo Kozlowski Jr., manager; Frank Cimino, co-owner; Mrs. Margie Cimino and Rose Marie Dowse. Times-Tribune Archives
Dairy Queen in South Abington Township on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
Ray McDonald of Clarks Summit delivers food to people that came to Dairy Queen on it’s first day open in South Abington Township on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
Marissa Sunick of Clarks Summit samples ice cream with her friend Anna VanWert during the frist day Dairy Queen is open in South Abington Township on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
Dairy Queen is open for business in South Abington Township on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
Kayla Tobin a managaer at Dairy Queen shows off a vinilla cone in South Abington Township on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
President George W. Bush makes a brief Ice cream stop as he chats with Mannings Ice Cream owners Paul and Jean Manning in Clarks Summit on Thursday. Butch Comegys/ Staff Photographer
President George W. Bush grabs an ice cream cone at Mannings Ice Cream in Clarks Summit on Thursday. He is holding hands with co owner Jean Manning. Butch Comegys/ Staff Photographer
Breyers Building on 1130 Moosic Street was the used as the local distribution facility up to January 1963. That year, Breyers changed distribution methods. The building was sold Columbia Distributing Co., at 1136 Moosic St, for $100,000. Columbia Distributing handles the disrtibution of Armstrong Linoleum and other products. Times-Tribune Archives
The likeness of a Guernsey cow that had long graced the north side of Route 6 on the grounds of Shadowbrook Inn & Resort is taken down in June in preparation for its move to a new Shadowbrook Ice Cream stand about a quarter-mile away.
Ava Rose Wallace, 4, of Scranton eats ice cream with her grandfather Bob Riley of Dalton at Main Ave Ice Cream in Scranton on Thursday, March. 15, 2012. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
Blue Ribbon Farm Dairy
Where: 827 Exeter Ave., West Pittston
Open: Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Details: Serves homemade ice cream and has 65 flavors. Prices start at $2.20.
Most popular flavors: Peanut butter, cherry vanilla and butter pecanw
Staff recommendation: Try the banana split or candy shoppe sundae.
Where: 426 Bartel St., North Scranton
Open: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 3 to 9:30 p.m.
Other locations: Outside pool area of Nay Aug Park, Scranton, open Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Details: Serves Turkey Hill ice cream and has approximately 20 flavors. Prices start at $2.25. Various hot foods are available.
Most popular flavor: Butter pecan
Staff recommendation: Try moose tracks or coconut topped with pineapple.
That Shake Place
Where: 1509 Mount Cobb Road, Lake Ariel
Open: Monday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Details: Serves products using Crowley’s Dairy ice cream mix and Hershey’s hard ice cream. It has approximately 30 flavors and prices start at $2.28.
Most popular products: Soft ice cream and milkshakes
Staff recommendation: Try the strawberry cheesecake or blueberry cheesecake ice creams.
Twist and Shout Ice Cream Shoppe
Where: 1510 N. Keyser Ave., Scranton
Open: Monday through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Details: Serves products using Crowley’s Dairy ice cream mix, and products of Perry’s and Turkey Hill ice cream. It has approximately 40 flavors and prices start at $2.15. Various hot foods also are available.
Most popular flavors: Flavor burst soft-serve ice cream and chocolate chip cookie dough
Staff recommendation: Try the hot fudge brownie sundae, peanut butter cup sundae or Elvis sundae.
Main Avenue Ice Cream
Where: 1706 N. Main Ave., Scranton
Open: Monday through Sunday, 12:30 to 10 p.m.
Details: Serves homemade ice cream and has 28 flavors in addition to rotating through special soft-serve flavors. Prices start at $2.
Most popular flavor: Soft-serve banana
Staff recommendation: Try the banana, raspberry or chocolate peanut butter soft-serve ice creams.
Sister Jeanne Marie, 88, a retired Benedictine nun, enjoys an ice cream cone on a hot and humid Wednesday, July 23, 2014 during the annual Holy Family Residence Employee/Resident Carnival in Scranton. Butch Comegys / Staff photographer
Kids swim out to the “Ice Cream Float” where candy was being thrown during the Lake Winola Water Carnival Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Jason Farmer / Staff Photographer
Flavor burst ice cream from Mill City Dairy Bar. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer
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