What's Hot
MOST READ
What's Going On

Calendar

Search thousands of events in our database.

Restaurants

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Nightlife

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

loading...

OW on Twitter
OW on Facebook

Staff Archives

Current Stories
  • Lackawanna County budget tackles security infrastructure, bridges The long-awaited Main Street Bridge overhaul in Moosic, expanding the Merli-Sarnoski Park pavilion and replacing the electronic locking system at Lackawanna County Prison are among priorities for county commissioners next year. The projects are part of th | 10/20/2014
  • Riverside waits for CTC ruling As students from Riverside learn skills and trades at the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center, district officials wait for a ruling whether the students can stay there. In 2012, Riverside filed suit against the Career Technology Center of Lackaw | 10/20/2014
  • $entry.name Gray-scale depictions of Jessup’s rich history mimicking the look of old photographs are being hand painted on the borough’s Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Rail Authority bridge. Muralist Heather Evans is working through good and bad weather to draw, the | 10/20/2014
  • Manhunt continues near Swiftwater barracks on Sunday SWIFTWATER — Squad cars filled the lot of the Swiftwater state police barracks on Sunday afternoon while troopers continued their manhunt for suspected gunman Eric Matthew Frein. The intense, visible police activity of Saturday had seemingly vanished alon | 10/20/2014
  • U of S students clean up the hill U of S students clean up the Hill SCRANTON — University of Scranton students helped clean streets in city’s Hill Section on Saturday. During the Students Give Back “Street Sweep” about 430 students from various university organizations and clubs loaded a | 10/20/2014
  • Green Ridge Assembly of God celebrates 100th anniversary Church celebrates 100th anniversary SCRANTON — The Green Ridge Assembly of God celebrated its centennial on Sunday. About 275 people attended a 10 a.m. celebration service, and later on at its celebration dinner, about 160 dined at Genetti’s Manor in Dick | 10/20/2014
  • Man dies in Beach Lake fire Man dies in Beach Lake fire DAMACUS TWP. — One man is dead after a fatal fire at Beach Lake in Wayne County Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell said he responded to the fire at 548 Atco Road around 9:45 p.m. Sunday where he pronounced the man dead. An auto | 10/20/2014
  • With City Hall elevator down, Scranton planners meet at library Scranton planners meet at library SCRANTON — The city planning commission will hold its monthly meeting Wednesday at the Lacka-wanna County Children’s Library at 520 Vine St. The meeting at 6 p.m. in the library’s basement community room won’t be at City | 10/20/2014
  • District court, Oct. 20, 2014 David A. Plachko PORT CARBON — A 25-year-old Pottsville man charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl at the Minersville Lions Pavilion on Aug. 9 or 10 had charges against him held for court during a preliminary hearing before Magisterial Distri | 10/20/2014
  • For the record, Oct. 20, 2014 Deeds Coaldale — Joseph G. Groody, sheriff of Schuylkill County, to CN Properties LLC; 129 W. Moser Ave.; $1,151.27. East Union Township — Jay S. and Kathi A. Andress to Dominick J. Jr. and Barbara J. Finocchio; Lot 296ER, Eagle Rock; $220,000. David D. a | 10/20/2014
  • Around the region, Oct. 20, 2014 n Frackville: The Schuylkill Technology Centers fall craft show to help support students clubs and organizations will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Schuylkill Technology Center-North Campus, 101 Technology Drive. Admission is free. There wil | 10/20/2014
  • Fundraiser to help park in Cumbola CUMBOLA — The Timothy Matthew Freed Memorial Park needs a makeover and a Chinese auction on Friday will raise funds for the project. The playground, in a park formerly called The Cumbola Community Park, was renamed in 1988 to memorialize an 11-year-old mu | 10/20/2014
  • Cory Spangenberg talks about his month in the majors He bounced back from a concussion, ran through Double-A and made a splash at the Major League level.So, what’s next for Cory Spangenberg?For now, it’s rest the Abington Heights grad said. That’s probably not a bad idea. Spangenberg batted .290 across 20 S | 10/20/2014
  • 10th Chocoholic Frolic brings home the white chocolate bacon Chocolate lovers and supporters of literacy sampled their way through chocolate desserts and dishes Sunday at the 10th annual Chocoholic Frolic. The Market Street Bar and Grill’s white chocolate and Bailey’s barbecue house pulled pork was piled high on ti | 10/20/2014
  • Manhunt continues near Swiftwater barracks on Sunday SWIFTWATER — Squad cars filled the lot of the Swiftwater state police barracks on Sunday afternoon while troopers continued their manhunt for suspected gunman Eric Matthew Frein. The intense, visible police activity of Saturday had seemingly vanished alon | 10/20/2014
  • Police find weapons, drugs at Butler Township dispute Two men, one with a criminal past, were arrested after officers responded to a Thursday morning dispute involving a firearm and a machete. Guns and drugs were also found with one of the men. Butler Township Police said the incident happened at 10:30 a.m. | 10/20/2014
  • Police, Oct. 20 Hazleton incidents Hazleton police issued releases alleging the following. Anyone with information can contact police at 570-459-4940 or dial 911. ■ Officers responded to a report of a large fight and gunshots fired Sunday around 4 a.m. in the area of Dia | 10/20/2014
  • High School Sports Card TODAYBoys Soccer Lourdes Regional at North Schuylkill, 6 p.m. Volleyball Hazleton Area at NanticokeHoly Redeemer at CrestwoodHanover Area at MMI TUESDAYField Hockey District 2 Class AA quarterfinalsNo. 8 GAR at No. 1 Crestwood, 4 p.m. WEDNESDAYCross Count | 10/20/2014
  • This week’s meetings 10/20/14 TODAY Bear Creek Village council, 7 p.m., Bear Creek Association Clubhouse, White Haven Road. Fairview Township supervisors, special meeting for budget preparation and general purposes, 6 p.m., municipal building, 65 Shady Tree Drive. Forty Fort council w | 10/20/2014
  • Pair arrested after fight involving firearm, machete Two men, one with a criminal past, were arrested after officers responded to a Thursday morning dispute involving a firearm and a machete. Guns and drugs were also found with one of the men. Butler Township police said the incident happened at 10:30 a.m. | 10/20/2014
  • H.S. FOOTBALL NOTES: Tigers' quarterback adds element to ground attack A turnaround in the second half led Southern Columbia to a 31-14 win over Lewisburg Friday night, and while the Tigers probably don't want to remember much of the first half, there was one bright spot. Quarterback Nick Becker showed a rushing acumen he h | 10/20/2014
  • Junior Rockhound shares nine years of adventure ATHENS - They polish shining stones and create brilliant works of gemstone art and jewelry. They have explored fossils and investigated mineral deposits and they aren't even out of high school. A few aren't even in middle school. They are the Junior Ro | 10/20/2014
  • Congressional candidate stops in Sullivan County EAGLES MERE -- The Sullivan County Democratic Committee welcomed candidate for Congress Scott Brion at its Fall Brunch on Sunday at the Crestmont Inn, Eagles Mere. While attending the meeting, Brion told those in attendance about his upbringing near Lib | 10/20/2014
  • Around the Schools Oct. 20 Carbondale Area Recently, the school crowned its Homecoming Queen and honored the court at halftime of thee football game against Dunmore. Several students recognized are athletes, including the queen Sarah Totsky, who is a member of the basketball and so | 10/20/2014
  • 'Sal Val' makes sense for Halloween costumes SHAMOKIN - While the Salvation Army may be best known for its Christmastime bell ringers, its chain of thrift stores have quietly become known as a place to go for Halloween costumes. "The week of the parade and the week of trick or treating, we are so p | 10/20/2014
  • Kallaway Center for the Arts ready for grand opening Saturday SHAMOKIN - A former home and dentist office slated to become the epicenter for Shamokin's art and cultural renaissance underwent a final cleaning Sunday afternoon for its grand opening. The Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities (NCCAH | 10/20/2014
  • 'Crown jewel' room at Kallaway center named for Shamokin couple active in the arts SHAMOKIN - A room considered one of the crown jewels of the new Kallaway Center for the Arts has been named for two longtime supporters of the arts in Shamokin. The former living room is now the Joseph and Sara Hall Room. With its floor-to-ceiling Frenc | 10/20/2014
  • Community Events Listings, Oct. 20, 2014 CLIPBOARD Archbald Turkey dinner: Hricak- McAndrew American Legion Post 869 turkey dinner and basket raffle, Sunday, noon-5 p.m., post home, 161 S. Main St., takeouts available, $10; Legion, 570-876-1615, Jerry Heid, 570-489-5423, or at door. Halloween Sp | 10/20/2014
  • Regional Update Business loans available now Businesses planning to expand and retain or add employees may be eligible for loans of up to $25,000 if they qualify. According to a release from the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce, the current interest rate is 2.99 percent fi | 10/20/2014
  • Area Halloween events calendar | 10/19/2014
  • Schoolnotes, Oct. 20,2014 Blue Ridge Allen Weed has an opportunity to display his talents on a national level. The senior will attend the All-National Honors Mixed Choir Oct. 26-29 at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn. The choir will practice together the first three days and | 10/20/2014
  • Taxi driver shuttles passengers, dispatches cabs overnight “This is the fun part,” says Shawn Howell as he sips a Cherry Coke and pulls the taxi along Jay Street in Wilkes-Barre. Howell peers out of the passenger window and into the moonlight, searching for the house numbers so he can locate his next fare. A Tayl | 10/19/2014
  • Weekend Entertainment Guide 10/19/2014 SEASONAL REAPER’S REVENGE HAUNTED ATTRACTION: weekends through Nov. 2; Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 11 p.m., Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m., Reaper’s Revenge, Montdale, $35. Visit www.reapersrevenge.net. DRACULA'S FOREST HAUNTED HAYRIDE: Fridays, Saturdays and Sund | 10/19/2014
  • Dunmore woman finds satisfaction in work as food service director for local school district Meet Jennifer Turel At home: She resides in Dunmore with her husband, Stephen, and son, Gavin. At work: Food service director for the Wyoming Valley West School District Inspiration: “Other people inspire me every day in some way,” she said. | 10/19/2014
  • Out&About at Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County 106th annual dinner at Columbus Day Association of Lackawanna County 106th annual dinner at Fiorelli Family Catering, Peckville JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER | 10/19/2014
  • Movie Times 10/19/2014 Cinemark 20, Moosic: The Best of Me (PG-13): 11:20 a.m., 12:50, 2:10, 3:40, 5:05, 6:30, 7:55, 9:25, 10:45; Book of Life (PG): 11:35 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:05, 9:35; in 3D: 12:40, 3:25, 5:55, 8:25, 10:55; Fury (R): 11:25 a.m., 2:40, 5:45, 8:55; in XD: 1, 4:20, 7 | 10/19/2014
  • HS GOLF: Lackawanna Leaguers prepared for PIAA championship Finding a comfort zone quickly will be important for all five District 2 players at the PIAA golf championships. | 10/19/2014
  • HS GOLF: PIAA golf capsules NICK BECKISH, Abington Heights, senior Tourney resume: T6 (76) Jackman Memorial; T10 (80) Dist. 2 qualifier; T5 (78) Dist. 2 individual; T16 (78) East Regional | 10/19/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: LFC standings LACKAWANNA FOOTBALL CONFERENCEDivision I Div Overall Points W L W L PF PA Delaware Valley 5 0 7 1 306 135 Scranton 5 1 6 2 287 108 Scranton Prep 4 1 7 1 228 95 Wallenpaupack 3 3 4 4 155 161 Abington Heights 2 3 4 4 149 179 North Pocono 1 4 3 5 97 221 West | 10/19/2014
  • HS VOLLEYBALL: Teams head to home stretch As teams head into the final week of the regular season, there is still a lot to be determined. One thing that is no longer up for debate is who is the champion in girls volleyball in the Lackawanna League. | 10/19/2014
  • HS Sports Roundup: Dunmore nets title Jill Korgeski had 17 kills and Izzy Cooper had nine kills, 12 assists and 10 points as Dunmore clinched the Lackawanna League girls volleyball title with a 3-0 victory over Forest City. | 10/19/2014
  • HS SPORTS: Volleyball standings and schedule GIRLS VOLLEYBALL LACKAWANNA LEAGUE W L x-Dunmore 15 1 Western Wayne 13 3 Blue Ridge 12 4 Abington Heights 12 4 Lackawanna Trail 10 7 Susquehanna 7 9 Forest City 5 11 Montrose 5 12 Elk Lake 2 14 Mountain View 0 16 WYOMING VALLEY CONFERENCE W L | 10/19/2014
  • Interstate 81 exit near Dickson City to close today DICKSON CITY — Starting today, the ramp from Interstate 81 south to Main Street in Dickson City will be closed for about two weeks as crews continue work on a multimillion-dollar project. | 10/19/2014
  • State representatives organize local coat drive ARCHBALD — As the weather gets colder, two state legislators kicked off a winter coat drive to help the needy. | 10/19/2014
  • River of the Year nominations being accepted SCRANTON — The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers is seeking nominations for the “2015 Pennsylvania River of the Year” from nonprofit groups. | 10/19/2014
  • Penguins return from Canadawith two wins over St. John’s The Mile One Centre in St. John’s has not been the friendliest of venues for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the postseason lately, with the team seeing its playoff runs end in the building in two of the last three years. | 10/19/2014
  • Fiore’s two scorespower Marywood Alixandria Fiore had two goals and an assist to lead Marywood University to a 5-0 women’s soccer victory over Cairn University on Saturday. Kimberly Vogan, Emily Kotcho and Elizabeth Carlson also scored the Pacers. | 10/19/2014
  • Blocked FG dooms Lackawanna Lackawanna College suffered its third loss in the last four weeks Saturday when the potential go-ahead field goal was blocked with 15 seconds remaining to give Monroe College a 14-13 win at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium in a Northeast Football Conference game. | 10/19/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Susquehanna defeats Lackawanna Trail SUSQUEHANNA — Austin White couldn’t let his team waste its effort. Trying to stave off a frantic comeback, the senior quarterback rolled to his left, waited patiently for a block, then sprinted for the clinching touchdown as No. 10 Susquehanna defeated No. 9 Lackawanna Trail, 34-19, on Saturday at William Emminger Memorial Field. | 10/19/2014
  • Wreck on Interstate 380 sends two to hospital ROARING BROOK TWP. — A crash on Interstate 380 south sent two people to a hospital Saturday afternoon, state police said. | 10/19/2014
  • Around the Towns 10/19/2014 Dunmore The Dunmore Cemetery Tour once again drew large crowds over the last two Sundays, with last week’s audience totaling about 700 people. “We stopped counting on the first Sunday at 430,” said Julie Esty, director of the Dearly Departed Players, who | 10/19/2014
  • Photos: TCMC Gala Fundraiser | 10/19/2014
  • Wayne County Sentencings 10/19/2014 The following were sentenced recently by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill:n Rafael Antonio Torres, 39, Lake Ariel, six months of probation and $500 fine for simple assault May 23 in Salem Twp. n Joseph D. Paul, 22, Honesdale, 48 months on th | 10/19/2014
  • Congressional candidates offer solutions for saving Social Security, Medicare Another congressional election, another two years closer to the start of trouble for Social Security and Medicare. | 10/19/2014
  • Gathering Place group aims to unveil community center in 2015 CLARKS SUMMIT — Behind the bay garage doors, the red and white walls — marked with a yellow stripe — outline the vacant space that 10 years ago housed the Fire Department. | 10/19/2014
  • Bonfire at the Iron Furances brings cultures together The Scranton Iron Furnaces was once the center for melting iron ore, but Saturday night it was a center for melding cultures. At the fourth annual Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces, fall traditions from cultures worldwide were on display. | 10/19/2014
  • Schools see positive changes from behavior program Art teacher Jeff Boris turned on the loudspeaker and called a dozen students to the office at George Bancroft Elementary School. The pupils were not in trouble. Instead, students picked prizes as rewards for good behavior from the previous week. | 10/19/2014
  • Bike rally raises money for Trooper Douglass DICKSON CITY — In the cold mist Saturday, motorcyclists from across the region rallied at Legends Saloon to support wounded state police Trooper Alex T. Douglass. | 10/19/2014
  • Local History: Man of 1,000 voices spent formative years in Scranton He was known as the “man of 1,000 voices, able to impersonate Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and dozens of others. | 10/19/2014
  • Frein may have been spotted Friday, police say BARRETT TWP. — While out for a walk near Pocono Mountain East High School Friday night, a woman came within 20 feet of a man carrying a rifle, his face covered with mud. | 10/19/2014
  • NEPA's Most Wanted 10/19/2014 Eric Matthew Frein Wanted by: FBI, Pennsylvania State Police. Fugitive since: Sept. 16. Wanted for: First-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, homicide of a law enforcement officer, attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer, unlawful flight | 10/19/2014
  • Woman acquitted of conduct charge Lisa Rainey, Mountain Top, was found not guilty of one count of disorderly conduct-unreasonable noise following a hearing Oct. 8 before District Judge Ronald Swank. The charge was filed June 9 by Wright Township police. | 10/19/2014
  • For the record, Oct. 19, 2014 Divorces granted Kelly Balogach, Tamaqua, from Michael S. Balogach, Nesquehoning. Zachary Wright, Muir, from Harley Rose Liss, Malvern. Amy S. Mumbauer, Cressona, from Brian Mumbauer, Cressona. David L. Kehler, Frackville, from Karen L. Kehler, Frackville | 10/19/2014
  • Around the region, Oct. 19, 2014 n Cressona: A Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Cressona Mall, Suite 6160, sponsored by the U.S. Air Force. For more information, call 570-385-5657. n Cressona: The Cressona Mall tenants will sponsor It’s Halloween at the | 10/19/2014
  • Frein may have been spotted Friday, police said POCONO SUMMIT — While out for a walk near Pocono Mountain East High School on Friday, a woman came within 20 feet of a man carrying a rifle, his face covered with mud. “The individual’s description” was consistent with accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frei | 10/18/2014
  • Brockton woman struck by car dies TAMAQUA — A Schuylkill Township woman was killed when she was struck by a car Wednesday in front of the Tamaqua Hi-Rise. According to the Times News of Lehighton, Laura Ziolko, Brockton, was crossing Broad Street about 6:38 p.m. when she was struck by a c | 10/19/2014
  • Corrections & clarifications 10/19/14 The date for the King’s College Chemistry Club children’s presentation, “Things that Go Boom in the Night,” was incorrect in Saturday’s edition. The exhibition will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan Schoo | 10/19/2014
  • Kulpmont blasts USDA in response to building project loan issues KULPMONT - Kulpmont Borough Council members say they don't understand how the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can withdraw its support for its $1.47 million loan for a new borough complex. "Nothing has changed with our building site since day 1, an | 10/19/2014
  • Monarchs top FDU to extend win streak MADISON, N.J. — It is not too soon to call this déjà vu for King’s football. | 10/19/2014
  • Atiyeh 'tops list' of absentee landlords, but he defends against 'pit bull' code officers One of Northumberland County's predominant landlords is also among its most notorious, cited for code violations more than 150 times since snatching up dozens of properties in southeastern Northumberland County. George Atiyeh or his firms Apartments & Ac | 10/19/2014
  • Humane officer says dog suffered injuries at human hands RANSHAW - The Phoenix Rescue Group Humane Police are asking for help in locating one or more people who they believe stabbed a dog multiple times and cut its throat before leaving it in the vicinity of Route 901 near the entrance to the Coal Township-SEE | 10/19/2014
  • Police, Oct. 19 Man charged with assault Michael Kabana, 24, of Coaldale was committed to Schuylkill County Prison on charges of simple assault and harassment following an arraignment Friday before Magisterial District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua. According to Coaldale | 10/19/2014
  • Focus on interior design can have benefits for customers, employees PITTSTON TWP. — Some area companies recognize the importance of good interior design to make their businesses aesthetically appealing, inviting and comfortable for employees and clients. Large windows, marble floors, open ceilings, amber panels, skylights | 10/19/2014
  • Protecting your intellectual property In order to protect the intellectual property of your company, you have to know your company is creating it, a legal expert says. Some companies do not know their employees are creating intellectual property — or that intellectual property can give their | 10/19/2014
  • People on the Move, October 19, 2014 Brian T. Kelly, CPA & Associates Thomas Burke, C.P.A., joined the firm as a senior manager. Mr. Burke will join Brad Murray, C.P.A., and Maureen Kelly, C.P.A., in the firm’s Honesdale office in the Murray Company Building on Main Street. Mr. Burke has mor | 10/19/2014
  • Business Briefcase, October 19, 2014 Monday: Penn State Extension Dairy Team meeting on the Margin Protection Program, 1 to 3 p.m., FSA Office, 1300 Old Plank Road, Mayfield. The meeting is one of 35 meetings that are scheduled across the state during the day and evening. For more informatio | 10/19/2014
  • Push to buy American as reshoring trend grows As production cost in Asia increase and American firms emerge from the recession smarter and more efficient, more companies are looking back at the U.S. for goods or parts. The economic forces at play challenge the entrenched notion that Asia is the lowes | 10/19/2014
  • Signboard to keep track of fundraising unveiled TROY - You've heard of a piggy bank. Now, get ready for a piggy board. A local high school student in Troy, Grace Monroe, has created a signboard that will keep track of the amount of money raised for the Troy Sale Barn restoration project. She painted a | 10/19/2014
  • Pumpkin Fest held in New Albany Pumpkin carving, hayride among the activities NEW ALBANY - It wasn't just any pumpkin. It was a Franken-pumpkin. At least that's how Cameron Eberlin of New Albany described the design he was carving into his pumpkin at the Community Pumpkin Fest Saturday in New Albany. "It's supposed to be a Frank | 10/19/2014
  • Craft show held in Troy: Troy Fire Department holds annual fundraiser TROY - Members of the Troy Volunteer Fire Department were hard at work Saturday afternoon in Troy, but they weren't on a fire call. Rather, they were putting on the fire department's annual craft show. Craft show organizer Donna May said she sold out the | 10/19/2014
  • Focuses on Castle Doctrine, concealed carry gun laws WYSOX - People fired off questions Saturday during a seminar on concealed carry gun laws and the Castle Doctrine. State Rep. Tina Pickett, who sponsored the event, said 230 attended the program, in the Wysox Fire Hall from 10 a.m. to noon. David Behrend | 10/19/2014
  • Men arrested for Canton vandalism TROY - Two Canton men have been arrested and jailed after confessing to the recent vandalism spree in Canton, according to court papers filed with the office of Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox of Troy. Police said the men at first tried to bla | 10/19/2014
  • Penn State Hazleton Men's Soccer Visiting Williamson used a late second half goal to upended Penn State Hazleton, 1-0 Saturday afternoon. At the 68 minute mark Zach Koechig booted in the game winner for Williamson unassisted on a penalty kick. The local Nittany Lions had the slight advan | 10/19/2014
  • Local History: History-making pilot spoke at event in Scranton Two years after making history as the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart touched down briefly in Scranton. On Oct. 15, 1930, the history-making pilot spoke at the State Federation of Pennsylvania Women convention held here. Her a | 10/19/2014
  • AROUNDTOWN: Runners give top makrs to marathon One of the things I’ve noticed as I move past the years where Grecian Formula would help, is that I seem to have a story to match up with almost any topic. Ihe induction of the 2014 class of the Wayne Area Sports Hall of Fame, which will take place Saturd | 10/19/2014
  • 30,20 and 10 years ago:Alook back at sports headlines 30 years ago Bob Kennedy lofted a pass to Bill Stetzar for one touchdown, and Kennedy scored on a quarterback sneak as West Scranton blanked Scranton Tech, 13-0. ... Dave Pegula scored on a 16-yard run, Jeff Sparks scored on a quarterback sneak and Pegula | 10/19/2014
  • Legislative roll call, Oct. 19 A look at how local state legislators voted last week. Cities House Bill 1773 would overhaul the Act 47 recovery program for fiscally distressed cities and give them new tax shift options. The House approved the measure 134-61, the Senate approved it 43-5 | 10/19/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Scranton at Delaware Valley MILFORD — Delaware Valley had a punishing defensive effort, then hit Scranton with an offensive storm. In the featured showdown of the Lackawanna Football Conference, the top-ranked Warriors overmatched No. 2 Scranton, 37-20, on Friday night at Warrior Stadium and seized control of Division I. | 10/18/2014
  • Weekend Entertainment Guide 10/18/2014 SEASONAL REAPER’S REVENGE HAUNTED ATTRACTION: weekends through Nov. 2; Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 11 p.m., Sundays, 6 to 10 p.m., Reaper’s Revenge, Montdale, $35. Visit www.reap ersrevenge.net. DRACULA'S FOREST HAUNTED HAYRIDE: Fridays, Saturdays and Sun | 10/18/2014
  • Sidenotes: Holiday bazaar, Krall concert Mayfield church sets holiday bazaar St. John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Mayfield will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar Friday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Parish Center, Hill Street, Mayfield. | 10/18/2014
  • Best Bets 10/18/2014 TODAY: Hot time in the city: Bonfire At The Iron Furnaces, 6 to 10 p.m., Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave., $15/advance/$20 day of the event/free children 12 and younger. Visit www.scrantonbonfire.com. 570-963-4845. SUNDAY: Sweet cause: United Neighb | 10/18/2014
  • Movie Times 10/18/2014 Cinemark 20, Moosic: The Best of Me (PG-13): 11:20 a.m., 12:50, 2:10, 3:40, 5:05, 6:30, 7:55, 9:25, 10:45; Book of Life (PG): 11:35 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:05, 9:35; in 3D: 12:40, 3:25, 5:55, 8:25, 10:55; Fury (R): 11:25 a.m., 2:40, 5:45, 8:55; in XD: 1, 4:20, 7 | 10/18/2014
  • Keystone wins award for 3-D printing center Students at Keystone College have experimented with 3-D printing for about eight years, but soon their efforts will take center stage thanks to a state grant. | 10/18/2014
  • Boscov's challenges shoppers to find Albert SCRANTON — As part of the centennial celebration of Boscov’s Department Store, the retailer launched a social media campaign asking customers to snap photos with a life-sized cutout of the diminutive company chief Albert Boscov. | 10/18/2014
  • Pens pull out 1st win of year A little less than three minutes into overtime Friday night, action between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and St. John’s IceCaps was held up for nearly five minutes as arena workers tried to fix the moorings that hold the net in place. | 10/18/2014
  • Wyoming County Court notes 10/18/2014 Wyoming County Court Notes appear weekly in The Times-Tribune. ESTATES FILED Evelyn R. Cruver, aka Evelyn Repsher Cruver, late of Windham Twp., letters testamentary to Matthew J. Cruver, c/o Aaron D. Hovan, 154 Warren St., P.O. Box 336, Tunkhannock, | 10/18/2014
  • Dickson City restaurant closed after fire DICKSON CITY — A fire shut down a borough Chinese restaurant Friday. | 10/18/2014
  • Local was on frontlines of Ebola in the 1970s Nearly half a century ago, one local doctor was on the front lines of Ebola treatment. | 10/18/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Abington Heights at West Scranton West Scranton found itself in a very familiar position late in the first half Friday — trailing. | 10/18/2014
  • NYC men charged with drug trafficking SCRANTON — Four New York City men are accused of selling crack and heroin in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. | 10/18/2014