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  • Scranton council approves fix for parking authority loan defaults Scranton City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a plan to satisfy two defaulted bank loans of the Scranton Parking Authority. | 10/24/2014
  • Search for Frein widens to west of I-380 TOBYHANNA TWP. — In a sign the search area for suspected killer Eric Matthew Frein could be expanding, law enforcement on Thursday combed the Emerald Lakes residential community in western Monroe County. | 10/24/2014
  • Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein reaches $10,000 Man mistaken for Frein may get car James Tully, the Canadensis man who says he’s been mistaken for Eric Matthew Frein dozens of times, may soon have a car of his own. | 10/24/2014
  • Weekend Entertainment Guide 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 | 10/24/2014
  • Best Bets 10/24/2014 TODAY: A night at the theater: “Urinetown the Musical,” Act Out Theatre Group, 7:30 p.m., Act Out Theatre, 408 N. Main St., Taylor, $12. Visit www.ActOutTheatre.com. 570-881-4206. SATURDAY: Elvis is in the building: “Memories of the King,” Elvis tribute a | 10/24/2014
  • Movie Times 10/24/2014 Cinemark 20, Moosic: Happy New Year (NR): 11 a.m., 2:50, 6:40, 10:35; John Wick (R): 11:05 a.m., 1:40, 4:15, 6:55. 9:45; in XD: 12:15, 2:55, 5:35, 8:15, 10:55; Ouija (PG-13): 10:55 a.m., 1:15, 3:45, 6:05, 8:25; St. Vincent (PG-13): 11:30 a.m., 2:05, 4:45, | 10/24/2014
  • Curly fry lovers rejoice as Arby's reopens throughout area WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Three Arby’s restaurants in the region have reopened and another one in Schuylkill County will reopen next month. The closed Arby’s in the Wyoming Valley Mall and Kingston have both reopened this week under new ownership. | 10/24/2014
  • Wyoming Valley, Viewmont malls make "keepers" list Both the Wyoming Valley Mall and the Viewmont Mall will likely be spared a sell-off of properties under consideration by owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust as management’s hand is forced by activist shareholders. | 10/24/2014
  • District 2 Soccer 10/24/2014 District 2 BOYS SOCCER PLAYOFFS Class AAA Quarterfinals Wyoming Valley West 7, Pittston Area 1 Delaware Valley 4, Scranton 0 Abington Heights 6, Hazleton Area 0 Williamsport 2, Wallenpaupack 0 Monday’s semifinals 4-Delaware Valley (8-4-2) at 1-Wyoming Val | 10/24/2014
  • Eagle Scout: Ray Nearhood Jr. Ray Nearhood Jr. of Scranton has attained the rank of Eagle Scout. Family: Son of Renee M. Nearhood and the late Ray Nearhood Sr. School/community: 2014 graduate of Scranton High School, member of the National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society; | 10/24/2014
  • Regional Briefs 10/24/2014 Ruling halts cargo airport proposal HAZLETON — A Commonwealth Court panel dealt another blow Thursday to a proposed international cargo airport in the Hazleton area, as it upheld Schuylkill County Court’s rejection of a special exception for the facility. | 10/24/2014
  • Century-old water main repaired in Old Forge OLD FORGE — Fifteen residents who lost water service when a main broke on South Keyser Avenue had their service restored Thursday afternoon. | 10/24/2014
  • PIAA TENNIS: Abington Heights and Scranton Prep back in action at Hershey Abington Heights and Scranton Prep are getting used to making this trip. Both District 2 champion girls tennis teams are back in Hershey today for the quarterfinals of the PIAA tournament that begins this morning. | 10/24/2014
  • Moravian pounds Marywood Catherine Duffin had two goals and an assist as Morvian College rolled to a 7-2 win over Marywood University in a college field hockey game Thursday. | 10/24/2014
  • HS Roundup: Lees sparks North Pocono Melissa Lees had 20 points and six aces and Mallorie Deschaine had nine kills to lead North Pocono to a 3-0 win over Pittston Area in a Wyoming Valley Conference girls volleyball match Thursday. | 10/24/2014
  • HS Soccer: Comets blank Cougars Lorran Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to lead No. 3 Abington Heights to a 6-0 win over No. 6 Hazleton Area in a District 2 Class AAA quarterfinal boys soccer game Thursday at Scranton Memorial Stadium. | 10/24/2014
  • Part of Colfax Avenue to be closed Saturday SCRANTON — Part of Colfax Avenue at Mulberry Street near Geisinger Community Medical Center will be closed for water main construction Saturday. | 10/24/2014
  • Pedestrian hit crossing Wyoming Avenue SCRANTON — A car struck a 63-year-old city man as he crossed Wyoming Avenue early Thursday. | 10/24/2014
  • Six indicted on heroin trafficking charges Multiple people were indicted Tuesday in a Luzerne County heroin trafficking conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced six people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy in the Luzerne County area since February 2014. | 10/23/2014
  • Taxes, wages and pension topics of Flynn/Lisi debate Taxation, education and the size of Pennsylvania’s government were topics debated between the candidates for the 113th House District on Thursday night. | 10/24/2014
  • Education, taxes, gas drilling debated by Blake, Albert Candidates for the 22nd Senate District fielded questions about pensions, education, taxation on natural gas drilling and the minimum wage during a debate on Thursday night. | 10/24/2014
  • Goodwill to break ground at North Scranton Junior High next week The former North Scranton Junior High School was weeks away from the wrecking ball in 1993 when Gerald Langan started trying to save building. | 10/24/2014
  • Homeowner can stay in home, judge rules A woman who made mortgage payments for years on a home she didn’t technically own won a court case Wednesday against the bank trying to eject her. | 10/24/2014
  • University of Scranton profs retract paper on green coffee beans Responding to a federal agency’s conclusion that the research was “hopelessly flawed,” two University of Scranton professors have retracted a study that concluded green coffee bean extract promotes weight loss. | 10/24/2014
  • Harrison Avenue Bridge project starts Monday The replacement of one of Lackawanna County’s worst bridges is scheduled to start Monday. Minichi Contracting Group crews will begin preparations for the $17.8 million Harrison Avenue bridge project in Scranton at that point, state Department of Transportation spokesman James May said. | 10/24/2014
  • Grand jury accuses Scranton man of theft in property deals A well-known local political consultant faces theft charges after a Lackawanna County grand jury found he used other people’s money to buy five properties at county judicial tax sales and then put the deeds in his own name. | 10/24/2014
  • VOLLEYBALL: Blue Mountain moves into AA semifinals ORWIGSBURG — Senior Brittney Moyer notched her 1,000th career kill as Blue Mountain advanced to the Class AA semifinals of the District 11 tournament Thursday with a 25-13, 25-19, 27-25 sweep of Lehighton. Moyer finished with 15 kills and 10 digs as Blue | 10/24/2014
  • Public defender now representing 10-year-old murder suspect HONESDALE — The Wayne County public defender’s office has been appointed to represent the 10-year-old boy accused of beating a 90-year-old woman to death. Scott Bennett, the county’s chief public defender, said he was notified last week that his office wo | 10/24/2014
  • Police log, Oct. 24, 2014 Police investigate burglary at Mobil SAINT CLAIR — A burglary and theft that occurred between 12:35 and 1:10 a.m. Thursday at the Mobil station at the corner of Route 61 and Ann Street in Norwegian Township is being investigated by state police at Schuylk | 10/24/2014
  • Thursday's district soccer roundup ORWIGSBURG — Aaron Albertini made two saves in a shootout and Kasey Krammes netted the game-winner for Blue Mountain in a wild, 3-2, penalty-kick win for the Eagles over Palisades on Thursday in the District 11 Class AA quarterfinals. Fritz Miller and Ian | 10/24/2014
  • Pens turn to young goalies Here’s the goaltending forecast for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the wake of an injury to goalie Jeff Zatkoff. | 10/24/2014
  • Around the Region, Oct. 24, 2014 n Harrisburg: The state Department of Transportation has launched an online survey to collect public feedback on safety, education and mobility needs to help guide future mobile service development, according to a PennDOT press release. The survey is avai | 10/24/2014
  • District FB Rankings District 2CLASS AAA Rec Pts Avgx-Crestwood 8-0 1150 143.8 x-Scranton Prep 7-1 900 112.5 Berwick 6-2 790 98.8 Coughlin 5-3 640 80.0 Dallas 4-4 610 76.3 Honesdale 5-3 530 66.3 Abington Heights 4-4 530 66.3 Wallenpaupack 4-4 520 65.0 District 11CLASS AAA Rec | 10/24/2014
  • AFL Standings Leag All W L W L North Schuylkill 7 0 8 0 Jim Thorpe 6 1 7 1 Lehighton 6 1 6 2 Blue Mountain 5 2 6 2 Marian 4 3 5 3 Tamaqua 4 3 5 3 Schuylkill Haven 3 4 4 4 Mahanoy Area 3 5 3 5 Panther Valley 1 6 1 7 Minersville 1 7 1 7 Shenandoah Valley 0 8 0 8 October | 10/24/2014
  • H.S. Volleyball The Nativity girls’ volleyball team opened its District 11 Class A Tournament bid with a 25-17, 25-19, 25-17 sweep of Mahanoy Area on Thursday night atop Lawton’s Hill. The quarterfinal victory sends Nativity (17-4) into Tuesday’s semifinal against No. 2 | 10/24/2014
  • Lady Comets advance in District 2 3A tournament DALLAS — Crestwood junior RJ Kresge did not expect to play the role of the unlikely postseason hero, but the playoffs have a funny way of plucking players from relative obscurity. Kresge, a left midfielder, scored the first two goals of his varsity career | 10/24/2014
  • Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein reaches $10,000 James Tully, the Canadensis man who says he’s been mistaken for Eric Matthew Frein dozens of times, may soon have a car of his own. The 39-year-old doesn’t own a car and must walk several miles to and from work directly through the manhunt area along stat | 10/24/2014
  • H.S. Water Polo Hazleton Area battled its way to a split with Wyoming Valley West in action Thursday. The Lady Cougars saw six different player score in a 10-6 victory. Randy Pineda posted 23 saves but the Cougars fell 13-8. Girls ❒ Hazleton Area 10, Wyoming Valley West | 10/24/2014
  • Attorneys want hearing to drop violation notice against minimum offenders unit WILKES-BARRE — The county’s minimum offenders unit isn’t violating city zoning laws, county attorneys said in an appeal filed Monday. The City of Wilkes-Barre’s Department of Planning and Zoning issued a violation notice Sept. 22 for the property at 40 Re | 10/24/2014
  • Police blotter 10/24/14 W-B police activity Wilkes-Barre police reported the following incidents: n Police around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday were dispatched to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for report of a gunshot victim, who turned out to be shot with a BB gun. The female victim said | 10/24/2014
  • Six indicted on heroin trafficking conspiracy charges Multiple people were indicted this week in a Luzerne County heroin trafficking conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced six people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a heroin tra | 10/24/2014
  • Arby’s restaurants reopen in Kingston, Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre Twp. WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Three Arby’s restaurants in the region have reopened and another one in Schuylkill County will reopen next month. The Arby’s restaurants in the Wyoming Valley Mall and Kingston both reopened this week under new ownership. The restauran | 10/24/2014
  • Court notes 10/24/14 Jolie C. Loeble and William Dexter Loeble III to Clark Gerhart and Kimberly J. Gerhart for $385,000; Sugarloaf Township. Sanela Saracina and Michael D. Popp for $207,500; Butler Township. Pro-Ko Properties, Inc. to Samed D. Eid for $74,900; Forty Fort. Ja | 10/24/2014
  • Man allegedly stole, resold drill from Pep Boys A Wilkes-Barre man stole a cordless drill from Pep Boys, then sold it to a construction crew member working behind the store, police said. Wilkes-Barre police on Thursday charged William Ash, 43, of North Main Street, with a felony count of retail theft a | 10/24/2014
  • Program remembers domestic violence victims The Minnie Mouse plate sat empty on the table. A grieving mother fought back emotion, looking at the picture of her little girl. Next to the plate, a card summarized the life and death of Camryn Lee Shultz. “Loved her family and Minnie Mouse. Killed by he | 10/24/2014
  • Trap, neuter, but no release: Animal experts offer at Shamokin seminar SHAMOKIN - Dogs locked in hot cars, disappearing cats and euthanasia are just a few of the topics touched upon Thursday night at the Independence Fire Co. during the Community-wide Humane 101 Demonstration. The event brought more than 50 members of the c | 10/24/2014
  • AOAA to host Halloween scavenger ride BURNSIDE - Scavenging the woods for goblins and Frankensteins is a frightening feat. But for riders this weekend at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA), hunting down spooks will be done with the added excitement of mud and grime. Participants in | 10/24/2014
  • New York students visit Whaleback in Coal Township BEAR VALLEY - A group of high school students from New York stopped at several mining-related sites, including the Whaleback, during a field trip to the lower anthracite region Thursday. Twenty-four seniors accompanied by four teachers from Scarsdale Hi | 10/24/2014
  • Yost case enters ninth month with no arrest, but two men still in jail SUNBURY - It's been more than eight months since a Milton woman was shot in the head and left for dead on Irish Valley Road. Salicia Yost, 21, was taken by ambulance before sunrise on Feb. 8, and before sundown, Rafael Diroche and Esteven Soto were taken | 10/24/2014
  • Police, Oct. 24 Hazleton police seeking more info Hazleton police are seeking information on the van in background which was involved in a hit-and-run that injured a pedestrian on Monday at 650 E. Broad St. During the incident, the vehicle struck a male victim and fled t | 10/24/2014
  • Students rally for a drug-free lifestyle in Towanda Over 110 students from five school districts attend Red Ribbon Rally TOWANDA - Speaking at an anti-drug rally at the Bradford County Courthouse on Thursday, North Rome Christian School senior Daniel Sandfort said he has an older sister who has become addicted to prescription pills. "She is one of the closest people to me, | 10/24/2014
  • No tax increase in Bradford County's 2015 budget TOWANDA - The Bradford County commissioners on Thursday announced that there will be no tax increase in the county's 2015 budget, and also approved a $19,200 contract with a New York City company to create a new website for the county. At the Bradford Co | 10/24/2014
  • Bridge project in Troy 'moving along' TROY - Troy Borough Manager Dan Close said the Redington Avenue Bridge project is "moving along quite nicely." He provided the report at the regular monthly meeting of borough council Thursday. "The concrete pour has already been done," he said. He said | 10/24/2014
  • Jury finds W-B man guilty of drug charges A Wilkes-Barre man has been convicted of multiple counts of drug trafficking and firearms violations following a five-day trial in federal court in Scranton. Terrell Stevenson, aka “Inf,” 36, on Monday was found guilty of one count each of: n Conspiracy t | 10/24/2014
  • GVCC fall auction held WAVERLY - Each year, the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce holds it's annual Fall Auction to benefit the Red Door Mission of Waverly. This year's event again took place Thursday, Oct. 23 at the LOOM. This year's event is the fifth in a row for the Chamb | 10/24/2014
  • $entry.name The Freeland Municipal Authority received a state grant for $28,445 to update its sewage facilities plan. Freeland borough and Foster Township were required by the state Department of Environmental Protection to develop a joint sewage facilities plan to a | 10/24/2014
  • Hindering charges filed; Latshaw faces judge today MOUNT CARMEL - The woman police say assisted a man in evading police capture for nearly three weeks remains in Northumberland County Prison in lieu of $15,000 bail. Jennifer L. Geiser, 38, of 126 E. Arch St., Shamokin, was arraigned by Magisterial Distri | 10/24/2014
  • Man now charged by feds for porn WILLIAMSPORT - A Shamokin man already jailed on state charges that he exposed and photographed himself with a toddler was indicted Thursday on child pornography allegations by a federal grand jury. Abraham D. Gordon, 31, of 903 N. Shamokin St., was indic | 10/24/2014
  • Man arrested, charged in Luzerne home invasion Luzerne Borough Police have arrested a man in connection with a home invasion in the borough Tuesday night. Joshua Rose, 20, of Luzerne, was arrested at 3:47 p.m. Thursday, according to police. Rose allegedly forced his way into a Willard Street home, ass | 10/24/2014
  • Corrections & clarifications 10/24/14 Information about the Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre’s production of “Rocky Horror Show” was incorrect in Thursday’s JumpStart! This weekend’s shows are 8 p.m. tonight and 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday. The show will also be presented at midnight on Hallow | 10/24/2014
  • Community Events Listings, Oct. 24, 2014 Abingtons Bluegrass music: Arts at First Presbyterian concert series Hickory Project opening, Sunday, 4 p.m., 300 School St., Clarks Summit, free-will offering; 570-586-6306 or www.fpccs.org. Holiday marketplace: Abington Community Library’s Dorothy Bocce | 10/24/2014
  • Wyoming Valley, Viewmont malls make "keepers" list Both the Wyoming Valley Mall and the Viewmont Mall will likely be spared a sell-off of properties under consideration by owner Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust as managements’ hand is forced by activist shareholders. A recent report from an inves | 10/24/2014
  • MCA boys win 'cross' title | 10/23/2014
  • From Our Early Files 20 Years Ago (1994) Charles F. Kennedy, recently retired from Procter & Gamble and a member of Keystone’s board of trustees since 1972, has been appointed interim president at the junior college. | 10/22/2014
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  • Frein manhunt area widens TOBYHANNA TWP. — In a sign the search area for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein might be widening, law enforcement searched the Emerald Lakes residential community today. | 10/23/2014
  • Halloween Happenings in Schuylkill County A guide to Schuylkill County Halloween events. | 10/20/2014
  • Hanover Twp. woman pleads guilty to killing elderly aunt A Hanover Township woman pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, Thursday to killing a 78-year-old aunt she lived with earlier this year. Isis Brown, 34, agreed to serve 10 to 20 years in state prison as part of the plea she entered in Luzerne County Court. | 10/23/2014
  • Local Arby's restaurants reopen WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The closed Arby’s in the Wyoming Valley Mall and Kingston have both reopened under new ownership. | 10/23/2014
  • Luzerne man charged in home invasion Following an investigation into a home invasion Tuesday night, Luzerne Borough police charged a 20-year-old man who allegedly tied the victim up with an extension cord, stole his wallet and fled in the victim’s vehicle. | 10/23/2014
  • Six indicted on heroin trafficking charges Multiple people were indicted Tuesday in a Luzerne County heroin trafficking conspiracy. The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced six people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy in the Luzerne County area since February 2014. | 10/23/2014
  • Firefighter charged with theft from Delano Fire Company SHENANDOAH – A Delano man who served as captain with the Delano Fire Co. was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing from that organization. His father, Paul Kuropatsky, who is the Delano Township fire chief, is also facing charges. Shane Kuropatsky, captain of the volunteer | 10/23/2014
  • 'Rocky Horror' comes to Wilkes-Barre The first time Mike Wawrzynek saw “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” he wore a polo shirt and khakis. “When I walked out of there, I was a changed man,” said the actor who will don Dr. Frank N’ Furter’s iconic fishnets, corset and high heels this month. | 10/16/2014
  • Crews continue work on Old Forge water main OLD FORGE — Pennsylvania American Water crews are still working to fix a water main break on South Keyser Avenue, spokeswoman Susan Turcmanovich said. | 10/23/2014
  • Dallas boys rally to make states DIMOCK — The future was uncertain for Dallas’ boys cross country program following last season. The Mountaineers graduated the entire varsity seven from a team that placed third at districts, most notably state champion Dominic DeLuca. | 10/23/2014
  • Patience pays off for Dallas’ Rome DIMOCK — Dallas junior Ally Rome is not a front-runner. She is content to tuck in behind the leader, analyze the race as it plays out and take the lead when an opening presents itself. | 10/23/2014
  • Spartans outlast Cougars in OT KINGSTON — Wyoming Valley West and Hazleton Area were deadlocked on the scoreboard and on the stat sheet until the Spartans made the Cougars blink first. | 10/23/2014
  • Boys AAA soccer preview (8) Pittston Area (2-11-1) at (1) Wyoming Valley West (13-1), 4:15 Coaches Pittston Area: Pat O’Boyle Valley West: Charlie Whited Players to watch Pittston Area, Michael Barney: Scored four goals in the season’s final four games. | 10/23/2014
  • Girls soccer AAA preview THE MATCHUPS First round (5) Wyoming Valley West (8-7) at (4) Delaware Valley (6-5-2)(6) Hazleton Area (4-9-1) at (3) Williamsport(7) Scranton (2-11) at (2) Wallenpaupack (7-5-1) Semifinals Delaware Valley/Valley West at (1) Pittston Area (11-3-1) Scoutin | 10/23/2014
  • Nebraska defenders earn their black jerseys Decades ago, it became one of the great traditions at one of the most traditional football programs in the country. | 10/23/2014
  • GAMEFACE: 1-Delaware Valley at 2-Scranton Prep is the GOW It’s another showdown among the big schools. No. 1 Delaware Valley faces its second straight challenge from the team next in line in second-to-last week of the regular season. | 10/24/2014
  • GAMEFACE: Players to watch in Week 9 Scranton: John Marichak, WR-OLB. Going to have to play a bigger role in the offense now and is already one of the veteran players on defense. Wyoming Valley West: Brady Davison, QB. | 10/24/2014
  • Troy woman doing OK after porch collapse TROY - Sarah Dunbar of Troy said she is doing well and recovering after she was injured in a porch collapse at her house Oct. 16 in Troy Heights. "I'm OK," she said. "Friends and family and the community have been so supportive and kind." "I'm just goi | 10/23/2014
  • Analyst: Keep Frein guessing, keep pushing him Swiftwater was not Eric Matthew Frein’s first choice for a hiding place. Two recent potential sightings of the 31-year-old could mean the manhunt is reducing the fugitive’s options, said Gregg O. McCrary, a retired criminal profiler with the FBI. Survival | 10/23/2014
  • GAMEFACE: A closer look at Week 9 3-SCRANTON (6-2) at WYOMING VALLEY WEST (6-2) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Spartan Stadium. Last meeting: Wyoming Valley West, 56-28, (2013 District 2 Class AAAA title game). | 10/24/2014
  • GAMEFACE: A.J. Cantarella is an athlete for all seasons Sitting with his friends in the school cafeteria in December, A.J. Cantarella had an epiphany. He had just finished enjoying the 16-week ride as a fan for the Old Forge Blue Devils football team during its run to Hershey and the PIAA Class A final | 10/24/2014
  • GAMEFACE: Lakeland used speed and power to dominate LFC It hit like a relentless storm and led to an unmatched run of success. Lakeland had a resurgence of its championship tradition and the run developed into one of the most dominant ones for any program in Lackawanna Football Conference history. | 10/24/2014
  • GAMEFACE: District 2 standings PLAYOFF STANDINGS DISTRICT 2-11 CLASS AAAASUBREGIONAL W L Pts. *x-Easton 8 0 1100 *x-Stroudsburg 8 0 960 *Bethlehem Freedom 7 1 900 Delaware Valley 7 1 860 *Whitehall 6 2 780 *Parkland 6 2 760 Wyoming Valley West 6 2 710 Scranton 6 2 690 *Pleasant Valley | 10/24/2014
  • GAMEFACE: McCarthy's season finished; WW to honor Keller; Playoff push His final carry covered 1 yard. Trying to help lead his team on a momentum-shifting drive, Scranton’s Jake McCarthy limped back to the huddle after absorbing one of many physical hits from an aggressive Delaware Valley defense last week. | 10/24/2014
  • 600 Block of Linden Street closed Oct. 24 and 25 SCRANTON — The 600 block of Linden Street between Adams Avenue and Jefferson Avenue will be closed to traffic Friday and Saturday. | 10/23/2014
  • 5K Proceeds Archbald Borough Council recently presented a check in the amount of $4,600, which represents the proceeds from the 2014 Health Awareness 5K Run/Walk, to recipient Nickolas Sikorski. From left, front row: Mayor Shirley Barrett, Sikorski and council presid | 10/24/2014
  • Sports & Fitness 5K Run Marywood University’s women’s lacrosse team will sponsor a Jack-O-Lantern 5K walk/run Saturday, Oct. 25. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Center for Athletics and Wellness, on the University’s campus, and the race begins at 9:30 a.m. The reg | 10/24/2014
  • Community Calendar Crossing Guard Wanted: Archbald Borough is seeking a school crossing guard for the intersection of Salem Road and Goes Hill in Archbald, 7-7:45 a.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. weekdays. A background check will be required. Call 570-876-1800 for more information. | 10/24/2014
  • Craft Fair The Holy Cross High School Parent Club will hold its annual craft fair and home showcase Sunday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holy Cross High School, 501 East Drinker St. in Dunmore. Admission is $3; $2 for senior citizens. More than 75 vendors will offe | 10/24/2014
  • Carbondale Area Homecoming Court Carbondale Area’s High School’s Homecoming was held recently and that means the homecoming court for this year was announced. From left: Matt Veina and Brianna Spizzirri, Greg Hill and Veronica Evans, Matt Escott and Mackenzie Mancuso, last year’s queen E | 10/24/2014
  • Lakeland Students Start ‘Faithfull Foods’ A new weekend food program opened its doors for the first time recently at the Mayfield Borough municipal building. Faithfull Foods provides healthy easy-to-make/instant snack options for students of Lakeland’s Mayfield campus on a bi-weekly basis. Organi | 10/24/2014
  • The Road Not Taken Samantha Zenker, a sophomore at Carbondale Area High School spent her summer volunteering at ProCare Physical Therapy in Carbondale. Zenker was part of the Junior Volunteer Program, helping to do all kinds of tasks from filing patient information to doing | 10/24/2014
  • School News Valley View Yearbooks The Valley View High School 2013-2014 yearbooks have arrived. Anyone who ordered one can pick it up at the high school on weekdays, 1-2:30 p.m. YMCA Preschool Enrollment The Greater Carbondale YMCA is now accepting enrollment for its | 10/24/2014
  • Native American Traditions The Forest City Area Historical Society will present “A Voice in the Wind,” featuring Shadow Spirit Echo, Warrior River Wild and Chief Standing Bear, with his clan mother, Silver Deer, from the Lenape Nation. Shadow Spirit Echo is a member of the Northeas | 10/24/2014
  • Trip to D.C. The NEPA Boy Scouts of America, Dan Beard Council, recently held its Traveling Camporee in Washington, D.C. The scouts’ Saturday adventures included a tour of Mount Vernon and the Jefferson Memorial. They camped at a Coast Guard facility. Sunday included | 10/24/2014