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  • Sanofi Pasteur community fund-raisers raise more than $2 million, positively impacting thousands of lives in northeast Pennsylvania At the 11th annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser on July 24, Sanofi Pasteur executives revealed more than $2 million has been raised through its ongoing signature fund-raising programs. These programs benefit critical Pennsylvania community nonpro | 7/24/2014
  • Police: Man sexually assaulted woman in library In the back of the crowded public library Thursday, a woman was placing books onto the shelf when a man sexually assaulted her, according to Wilkes-Barre police. | 7/24/2014
  • Students complete University of Success Summer Institute Twenty incoming ninth-grade students completed The University of Scranton’s University of Success two-week summer institute held on campus in July, said Margaret Loughney, University of Success program director. The summer institute is the initial event f | 7/24/2014
  • Shooting at hospital near Philadelphia injures 3 DARBY — Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody. The Yeadon police department says it has received reports as | 7/24/2014
  • Students complete University of Success Summer Institute Twenty incoming ninth-grade students completed The University of Scranton’s University of Success two-week summer institute held on campus in July, said Margaret Loughney, University of Success program director. The summer institute is the initial event f | 7/24/2014
  • Up to 6,000 gallons of fuel spilled on I-95 CHESTERFIELD - An estimated 6,000 gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel have entered storm drains leading to Swift Creek, Chesterfield Fire & EMS reports. | 7/24/2014
  • Hopewell superintendent extends contract HOPEWELL – Dr. John Fahey has agreed to extend his stay as superintendent with the city for three more years. The extension was announced after the School Board’s annual retreat today, according to a press release from Hopewell City Public Schools. | 7/24/2014
  • Red Wings owner estimates new arena lifespan to be 48 years Bold vision for new Detroit arena district, but how long will it be around? | 7/23/2014
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." | 7/24/2014
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." | 7/24/2014
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." | 7/24/2014
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." | 7/24/2014
  • Racing icon Richard Petty to appear locally for donation Racing icon Richard Petty will be on hand Aug. 1 at the Weis Markets in Wright Township to donate food to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank. | 7/24/2014
  • University of Scranton students graduate from honors program Class of 2014 graduates of The University of Scranton’s Honors Program, which is among the Jesuit university’s programs of excellence, gathered on campus recently. Students in the Honors Program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close engagement with professors and other honors students, including the preparation, presentation and defense of a research or creative project during their senior year. | 7/24/2014
  • Three-month-old boy dies at Dunmore facility DUNMORE — Officials are investigating an infant’s death Wednesday morning at a Dunmore child-care center, borough police said. The 3-month-old boy died around 8:30 a.m. at LeeAnn Perry’s Academy of Learning Center on Prospect Street. | 7/24/2014
  • Science meets art in Kelsey Brookes’ psychedelic paintings 'Sleep: The Science and the Mystery' comes to the Library Street Collective | 7/22/2014
  • Sierra Club : Hopewell, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights suffer from air pollution RICHMOND - The Tri-City area includes some of the highest-levels of toxic air emissions in Virginia, the Sierra Club reports. The environmental group used data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to compile a top-15 list. | 7/24/2014
  • Northeast Inspection Consultants Northeast Inspection Consultants 16 Salem Ave, Suite 1 Carbondale, PA 18407 (570) 280-2111 john@neic.us http://www.neic.us John Marino and Ken Marino’s vast understanding of the construction industry has led them to where they are today as owners of North | 7/23/2014
  • Harth and Sons General Contracting LLC Charles Harth founded his business in 2008 with a small pick-up truck and a heart full of passion for the construction industry. Since then, Charles and his wife have been running their very own business, Harth and Sons General Contracting LLC out of Avoc | 7/23/2014
  • State Rep. Karen Boback welcomes seniors, caregivers to informative expos Aug. 6 and Aug. 28 In an effort to educate area senior citizens about the variety of public and private programs and services available to them, Rep. Karen Boback (R-Columbia/Luzerne/Wyoming) will host two “Senior Expos” for residents of the 117th Legislative District. The | 7/24/2014
  • Scranton area ranks high in healthcare workers without bachelor's Health care workers who have an associate degree or less represent 6 percent of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area’s workforce, the fourth highest rate nationwide and a sign of the region’s aging population and growing demand for health care services. | 7/24/2014
  • Dunmore infant died of natural causes DUNMORE — A three-month-old infant in a Dunmore child care center died of natural causes, Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland said. | 7/24/2014
  • DEP extends alternative fuel vehicle rebate program until Dec. 31 The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on July 24 announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-e | 7/24/2014
  • Va. State Police : Interstate 95 may be closed until 4 p.m. UPDATE : Virginia State Police say the cleanup continues, and lanes of Interstate 95 southbound may be closed until around 4 p.m. They recommend taking Interstate 295 around the area. A massive traffic backup on Interstate 95 has continued throughout the morning commute. A tractor-trailer fuel truck that jacked knifed on I-95 southbound at mile marker 57 has created a huge traffic mess in the region. As of 8 a.m., the traffic backup | 7/24/2014
  • DEP to host Aug. 18 public hearing at DelVal High School on proposed changes to natural gas compressor station in Milford The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing on Monday, Aug.18, to discuss the Air Quality Plan Approval application submitted by Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC to modify their existing natural gas compressor station in Milf | 7/24/2014
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." | 7/24/2014
  • CAN DO asks county council not to sell Hazleton building Advertising the former Security Savings Bank in Hazleton for public sale will “derail the master plan” city leaders have been developing for the downtown, Greater Hazleton CAN DO alleged in a letter urging Luzerne County Council not to put the property up | 7/24/2014
  • Police investigating reported child sex assault Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 9-year-old Wilkes-Barre girl, the second sexual assault of a girl that age in the city this week. | 7/24/2014
  • Around Town Concert in the Park The Jermyn Events Committee, in partnership with the Lackawanna County Commissioners, will sponsor an “old-fashioned concert in the park” Sunday, July 20, 6-8 p.m. at the Edward “Rippy” Callahan Sports Complex, Mellow Court in Jermyn. | 7/18/2014
  • Area Church Services All Saints Orthodox, 211 Willow Ave., Olyphant. Great Vespers Saturdays 6 p.m. (spring/summer/fall); 4 p.m. (winter), confessions one half hour before services (one hour before during Great Lent and Advent). Divine Liturgy, Sunday and Feast Days, 9:30 a.m | 7/18/2014
  • Community Calendar ‘A Spectrum of Fun:’ The Greater Carbondale YMCA will have monthly family fun nights for families with autistic children, youth and young adults. The third Friday of each month, 6-8 p.m., will be for families with younger youth (middle school and younger) | 7/18/2014
  • School News Seventh-Grade Initiative Program The Greater Carbondale YMCA and Pennsylvania State Alliances of YMCAs are once again offering the seventh-grade initiative program. Moving into seventh grade can be a little intimidating — new teachers, new friends, moving | 7/18/2014
  • Sports & Fitness Golf Tournaments • The annual Post 411 Jessup American Legion golf tournament will be held Saturday, July 19, at 8 a.m. at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club. Fee is $75 per person. Captain-and-mate format. The fundraising event includes coffee and doughnuts, ho | 7/18/2014
  • Need for speed? Turnpike, PennDOT to test 70 mph HARRISBURG — A stretch of Interstate 380 becomes an experiment next month when state transportation officials boost the maximum speed limit to 70 mph. Another pilot will raise the speed limit to 70 mph on a 100-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in | 7/24/2014
  • NEPA Photo Puzzle 7/24 Test your jigsaw puzzle skills with images from around NEPA. | 7/24/2014
  • PV study reveals high levels of radon in cluster Some homes in Carbon, Luzerne and Schuylkill counties have elevated levels of radioactivity in the air and soil, according to a report released this week by the federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). | 7/24/2014
  • Sheep & Wool Day also featured TROY - The word "mania" is described in the dictionary as "an excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire." In short, it's a craze. And that's just what the Troy Fair featured Wednesday - a craze…for milk, that is. Milk Mania Day was held at th | 7/24/2014
  • Police Brief 7/24/2014 Vehicle stolen in Wyalusing Twp. On July 15, a maroon and silver Dodge Ram was reported stolen from 5157 state Route 706 in Wyalusing Township, police said. The vehicle belongs to a 36-year-old man, police said. The state p | 7/24/2014
  • Troy Fair Schedule Here are some of the events on today's Troy Fair schedule. Thursday, July 24: 9 a.m. - Open Dairy Show, Large Arena 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. - "Crafts and Antiques by the Creek," Large Tent, Lower Meadow 10 a.m. - Open Class Sheep Show, Small Arena 7:30 p.m. | 7/24/2014
  • Local Brief 7/24/2014 Local Brief Wysox Township road closure announced On Monday, July 28, 2014, a portion of Claverack Road, in Wysox Township, will be closed for roadwork. The section of the roadway affected lays between Glen Road and Pond Hi | 7/24/2014
  • Roadwork PennDOT will be performing maintenance work at the following locations: SR 409, Wyalusing Twp., Bridge Work SR 4013, Berwick Turnpike, Ridgebury Twp., Paving Various Routes, Canton Area, Canton Twp., Leroy Twp., Franklin Twp., Mowing SR 187, Wysox Twp., | 7/24/2014
  • On the Record: Sweet Pepper and the Long Hots This story starts with a slice, Charlie’s slice. On Monday nights, Charlie Infantino would saddle up to a table at Tony’s Wine Cellar in Pittston. Usually there with his wife, he’d order a pizza with long hots. | 7/24/2014
  • LIFE, DEATH & DRUGS: In the end, Cyrus Lewis couldn't beat his addiction SHAMOKIN - A yellow Labrador retriever running loose in a Perry County park is corralled for its owner by a young mother and her children. Cyrus Lewis let Nico off its leash on purpose. What better way to meet the woman he spied from his front porch than | 7/24/2014
  • Bazaar schedule nSt. Joseph’s Center Annual Summer Festival: July 25-26, 4 to 10 p.m.; July 27, 1 to 9 p.m. Marywood University, University Drive, Scranton. Yearly summer picnic coincides with WNEP’s telethon Friday and Saturday. nSt. Maria Goretti Parish Summer Festival | 7/24/2014
  • Dining Out: Jonathans in Harveys Lake Whether patrons want to linger over a fine meal in a cool, classy dining room or have a few beers and dance to live music while overlooking a lake, Jonathans has them covered. The restaurant on Harveys Lake features two levels with two different dining an | 7/24/2014
  • Lightning causes house fire in Schuylkill Haven SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Three people are displaced after lightning struck their home and caused a fire Wednesday at 213 St. Peter St. in the borough. The lightning strike caused a fire in the third floor and roof of the house, Assistant Fire Chief Jim Reed sa | 7/24/2014
  • The List: July 24-Aug. 3 ART Continuing PABLO PICASSO: 25 YEARS OF LIMITED EDITION CERAMICS FROM THE ROSENBAUM COLLECTION, 10 a.m., today through Sept. 21 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University in Dallas. The exhibition features 46 original and limited-editi | 7/24/2014
  • Tree commission recommends new Japanese cherry tree for Garfield Square For the past 36 years, Valentina A. Lizak has been able to walk out of her home at Garfield Square in Pottsville and enjoy a heartwarming sight, a Kwanzan cherry tree planted in memory of her brother. Traditionally, in spring it bloomed with pink flowers | 7/24/2014
  • Don't miss out on John Waite Thirty years after its release, John Waite learned that his biggest hit “Missing You” serves as a title and plot point in a New York Times best seller. “That was a surprise. Someone Facebooked me and said, ‘Hey, go down to the nearest bookshop and buy thi | 7/24/2014
  • Bill Maher to get real in Wilkes-Barre While Bill Maher performs throughout the country, he doesn’t discriminate by population — he’ll perform in small towns or big cities. “I’ll go anywhere where there’s a theater and a couple thousand people,” he said, adding he doesn’t just go to liberal-fr | 7/24/2014
  • Lackawanna County Court Notes 7/24/2014 MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Justin David Kravitz, Vandling, and Rebecca Gogolen, Carbondale. ■ Gabriel James Fasciana and Jennifer Aloysius Blewitt, both of Scranton. ■ Daina Marie Griffiths and Timothy Joseph Cali, both of Clarks Summit. ■ David Frank Oakley and | 7/24/2014
  • NEPA Alliance Procurement Technical Assistance Center launches new website: ptac.nepa-alliance.org The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance announces the launch of its new website, ptac.nepa-alliance.org. PTAC specializes in providing one-on-one government contracting assistance at no cost to small bu | 7/24/2014
  • $entry.name Idle Hour Lanes July 13 Have It All Youth/Adult League: Quinn Speckhardt 216-379, Garry Wrobleski 231, Damien Repella 186, Mike Bidwell 138, Draven Simons 114, Paul Srebro 224-413, Don Bidwell 322, Marty Speckhardt 284, Lori Wrobleski 263 and Heather Simo | 7/24/2014
  • Leadership Lackawanna now accepting proposals for service projects; deadline to submit is Aug. 22 Leadership Lackawanna is a nonprofit organization in northeastern Pennsylvania dedicated to leadership and professional development. Its three programs — teen, core and executive leadership — enhance the skills and knowledge of emerging citizens and advan | 7/24/2014
  • Scene & Heard: Bombs, blockbusters and us It’s been a bad summer for Hollywood. The movie industry counts on big summers to help fund the other movies we see the rest of the year. | 7/24/2014
  • Railfest 2014 grand marshal will be Donna Hagen; Railfest takes place Aug. 30 and 31 Railfest 2014, an annual celebration of railroading past, present and future held on the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend at Steamtown National Historic Site, will take place tis year on Aug. 30 and 31. The park will mark the event with an opening | 7/24/2014
  • Readers tell us what they think about SunRail We went to Facebook to ask for thoughts on SunRail’s service | 7/23/2014
  • Residents, employees, families celebrate at Little Sisters of the Poor's Holy Family Residence Kids in bathing suits and summer clothes ran around residents and employees on the grounds of the Little Sisters of the Poor on Wednesday enjoying Residents’ Day at Holy Family Residence. | 7/24/2014
  • National Penn Bancshares Inc. reports second quarter 2014 results Second quarter highlights: ■ Second quarter net income increases to $0.19 per diluted share, compared to $0.16 per diluted share in the prior quarter ■ Return on average assets of 1.23 percent for the quarter and 1.16 percent year-to-date ■ Strong asset q | 7/24/2014
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport | 7/24/2014
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport | 7/24/2014
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport | 7/24/2014
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport | 7/24/2014
  • Cupcake business seeks help making it to Emmys The Sweet Lush Cupcakery’s workers could not believe what they found in their inbox last week. The email from a California marketing company, Celebrity Connected, invited the Dunmore business to provide cupcakes for a celebrity gift suite for next month’s Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. | 7/24/2014
  • Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease | 7/24/2014
  • Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease | 7/24/2014
  • Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease | 7/24/2014
  • Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease | 7/24/2014
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours | 7/24/2014
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours | 7/24/2014
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours | 7/24/2014
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours | 7/24/2014
  • Crowd to welcome buses of volunteers in West Scranton SCRANTON — More than 300 volunteers are expected to participate in a West Scranton NeighborWorks Week 2014 home-improvement program on Monday. | 7/24/2014
  • Volunteers prepare fairgrounds for 31st county fair SUMMIT STATION - As vendor carts and amusement rides rolled into the Schuylkill County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, volunteers checked schedules, clicked staplers and talked with great enthusiasm about tractor pulls, one of the highlights of next week's big | 7/24/2014
  • Schuylkill County finalizes budget resolution on dispatch center Legislation may soon be on its way to change how Pennsylvania counties fund its emergency dispatch centers. The Schuylkill County commissioners finalized a budget resolution Wednesday drawing about $350,000 from a reserve account within the communication | 7/24/2014
  • Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours PHOENIX (AP) — A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. | 7/24/2014
  • McAdoo Alumni Association plants trees near monument Two years ago, the McAdoo High School Alumni Association placed a monument on what was once the McAdoo High School plot. Now, the second phase of planting the five trees, one white birch and along side a maroon maple, these two trees represent the school | 7/24/2014
  • Correction, July 24 q Earl C. Berger is chairman of the annual fund drive for the CAN DO Community Foundation, a charitable organization supported in part by CAN DO Inc., the Hazleton area’s economic development organization. The headline with a story in Wednesday’s edition | 7/24/2014
  • Some directors favors making all SCA seats at large CATAWISSA RR - A two-year vacancy on the Southern Columbia Area School Board prompted a discussion on the format for electing board members. In making note of the empty position, board president Michael Yeager suggested during Monday night's meeting electing all n | 7/24/2014
  • Griffith accuses Morelli of slander A request for a state investigation into a 911 call center mix-up during a fatal fire gave way to accusations of slander Wednesday, with former county controller Walter L. Griffith Jr. accusing Luzerne County Council’s chairman of besmirching his characte | 7/24/2014
  • SCA insurance costs triple for interscholastic sports CATAWISSA R.R. - Southern Columbia Area School District faces a tripling of its insurance costs for interscholastic sports because three football players who were injured last year didn't have their own health insurance. The school board voted 7-1 | 7/24/2014
  • N’Namdi talks ‘psychological gentrification’ While Detroit sees development it hasn’t seen in years, art gallery owner says it’s important for the city to retain its soul | 7/23/2014
  • Fuel oil discovery slows creek project in Mount Carmel MOUNT CARMEL - The Shamokin Creek Flood Control Project has been delayed several weeks due to the discovery of "weathered fuel oil" from a bygone gas company. John Bucanelli, project engineer for the $14 million project, said a crew discovered the subst | 7/24/2014
  • Gruden pumped for Redskins training camp RICHMOND - The most stressful part for Jay Gruden was setting up the schedule. Sixteen days of Washington Redskins practices and meetings, all on him. "I tried to use input from everybody," he said. Gruden takes the field Thursday for his first training | 7/24/2014
  • Report: Culture, history has $80m impact on region Cultural and historic activity in the Lackawanna Heritage Valley generates more than $80 million of economic activity annually, according to a new study. | 7/24/2014
  • Meg Ryan bringing 'Ithaca' to life at locations around Petersburg PETERSBURG - Film crews have descended on downtown Petersburg for the making of "Ithaca," bringing actress Meg Ryan with them. Filming began Tuesday for the 1940s period piece - Ryan's directorial debut - and will continue into mid-August. On Wednesday, | 7/24/2014
  • City Living Tour offers look at downtown residences Robert B. Ballot’s Brooks Building home breathes history. Formerly a stockbroker office in downtown Scranton, the fifth-floor, corner apartment with a balcony overlooking Lackawanna County Courthouse Square bears mementos of Mr. Ballot’s own life and the building’s past. | 7/24/2014
  • Weekend: Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pennsylvania CLUBS AMBERS RESTAURANT AND BAR, 25 S. Main St., Carbondale: Wednesdays, John Andrews Jazz Group. BAR LOUIE, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Plains Twp.: today, Asialena Duo, SIN Night; Friday, Jeanne Zano Duo; Saturday, LondonForce. | 7/24/2014
  • Were you spotted at Rolling Thunder's 15th Annual Salute to Veterans Ride? Were you spotted at Rolling Thunder’s 15th annual Salute to Veterans Ride? jason farmer / Staff Photographer | 7/24/2014
  • Births 7/24/2014 MOSES TAYLOR BALDWIN: A daughter, July 15, to Wallace and Erica Alexis Baldwin, Blakely. BARATTA: A son, July 15, to Justin and Alicia Ashford Baratta, Mountaintop. BAUER: A son, July 14, to Brian and Catrina Collarini Bauer, Jessup. BOLCAVAGE: A son, Jul | 7/24/2014
  • Help for those with poor vision Q: I have poor vision that is making it more and more difficult for me to live independently. Are there tools that can help with my day-to-day activities? A: Like you, some of my patients have poor vision, which limits their ability to perform activities | 7/24/2014
  • Letters to the Editor 7/24/2014 Wrong ‘maneuver’ Editor: Surely we can do better than Riverside School District Superintendent Paul Brennan’s action. Because 20 seniors didn’t meet the graduation requirements Mr. Brennan is “going to alter some things and maneuver our graduation require | 7/24/2014
  • Fake PPL bill collection reported at Scranton restaurant SCRANTON — A man claiming to be a PPL Electric Utilities representative tried to steal $789 from a South Washington Avenue restaurant Wednesday afternoon, city police said. | 7/24/2014
  • Storm drenches RailRiders' big third inning The rain may only have delayed the inevitable for the Gwinnett Braves. Zoilo Almonte did his best when the weather was OK Wednesday night to make that much clear. | 7/24/2014
  • Tunney deems ARCA debut at Chicagoland a success It will go down as a 14th-place finish in the record books. But for Jerry Tunney of Clarks Summit, it felt like a victory. T | 7/24/2014
  • Diocese of Scranton chancellor seriously injured in car crash Teresa Osborne, Diocese of Scranton chancellor and chief operating officer, was seriously injured in a crash Tuesday night on the Davis Street bridge, Scranton police said. | 7/24/2014
  • University of Scranton to expand its surveillance boundary to an off-campus street The University of Scranton plans to expand for the first time its surveillance-camera boundary outside the private campus to a public area — a six-block section of Vine Street in the Hill Section of the city. | 7/24/2014
  • Pension board says retired firefighters won't get increase The Scranton firefighters pension fund is so financially distressed that it will not be able to pay out millions of dollars owed to retired firefighters from a $21 million back pay award, the attorney for the city’s pension boards said Wednesday. | 7/24/2014
  • Lackawanna College to convert downtown office complex into clinic, classrooms, cafeteria In a property acquisition that will change Lackawanna College and bring life to a long-languishing downtown anchor, one of the city’s largest office complexes, Adams Plaza, will become classrooms, a clinic and a cafeteria. | 7/24/2014
  • Courtright has backup plan if commuter tax plan falters There is a Plan B for Scranton if the state General Assembly forces cities to require residents to pay the same increased income tax imposed on commuters, Mayor Bill Courtright said Wednesday. | 7/24/2014