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  • State Police: Pipe bombs found during manhunt BARRETT TWP. - State police say two fully functional pipe bombs have been found. They said in a news conference this afternoon the bombs were left behind by suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, who has eluded police capture. | 9/30/2014
  • Commuter tax struck down by judge Scranton commuters will not have to pay a commuter tax. Senior Judge John Braxton of Philadelphia issued an order today striking down Scranton’s commuter tax. | 9/30/2014
  • Sources: Police recover explosives left by Frein CANADENSIS, Pa. — Investigators scouring the forests near here on Monday found an explosive device and other items they believe Eric Frein had recently left behind, according to two sources familiar with the manhunt. | 9/30/2014
  • State police: Pipe bombs found during manhunt BARRETT TWP. - State police say two fully functional pipe bombs have been found. They said in a news conference this afternoon the bombs were left behind by suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, who has eluded police capture. | 9/30/2014
  • Crews battle Hazle Twp. fire A three-alarm fire erupted at a bottle cap plant Tuesday afternoon in the Hazle Township section of the Valmont Industrial Park. | 9/30/2014
  • Scranton commuter tax struck down by judge Scranton commuters will not have to pay a commuter tax. Senior Judge John Braxton of Philadelphia issued an order today striking down Scranton’s effort to tax commuters. | 9/30/2014
  • Carbondale man sentenced to jail for child porn A Carbondale man who admitted sharing child pornography online will spend six to 18 months in the Lackawanna County Prison. | 9/30/2014
  • Police seeking help in search for missing Susquehanna County woman UNION DALE — An 84-year woman is missing in Susquehanna County and state police are seeking help from the public. | 9/30/2014
  • Crews battle three-alarm blaze in Valmont A three-alarm fire erupted at Silgan White Cap, a plant that makes bottle caps, at 350 Jaycee Drive at 1:15 this afternoon in the Hazle Township section of the Valmont Industrial Park. Workers fled the building and waited in the parking lot as firefighter | 9/30/2014
  • Kingston police investigating shooting Police are investigating a shooting after a gunshot victim was dropped off at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Tuesday morning, according to Wilkes-Barre police. | 9/30/2014
  • Registered sex offender charged with statutory rape of 16 year old He took her to the beach. He gave her alcohol and marijuana. He told her he loved her. But he was a registered sex offender and she was 15. | 9/30/2014
  • ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Abington Heights' Perry Williams The Abington Heights senior ran for 244 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries to lead the Comets to a 25-12 come-from-behind victory over Wallenpaupack on Saturday. Age: 17. Family: dad R.J.; mom Stephanie; sister Emily. | 9/30/2014
  • Handgun, jewelry stolen from unlocked home SCRANTON — A handgun, jewelry and electronics were taken from a home after the owner left for the day without locking the door, police acting Capt. Glenn Thomas said. Rocco Cianflone, 50, lives on the 800 block of Prescott Avenue and left Sunday morning. | 9/30/2014
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for Impulse held ELYSBURG - Starting next season, visitors to Knoebels Amusement Resort will be greeted by the "Impulse" when they enter the park from the main parking lot. The Knoebels family welcomed the public to an official groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning for | 9/30/2014
  • Centralia to open time capsule Saturday CENTRALIA - A time capsule containing materials placed by Centralians in 1966 will be opened two years early because of water damage. A public ceremony to mark the occasion will occur at noon Saturday at the American Legion, Post 608, Wilburton. The cap | 9/30/2014
  • Police Blotter 9/30/14 W-B police activity Wilkes-Barre police reported the following incidents: n A Wilkes-Barre man faces harassment and stalking charges after an incident on Mayock Street on Friday. A woman told city police she got into an argument with her boyfriend Jemel M | 9/30/2014
  • Luzerne County Court makes progress in resolving civil cases Lackawanna County’s court system is among one of the most proficient in the state at resolving civil lawsuits, while Luzerne County’s courts have made significant progress, newly released data from the state shows. | 9/30/2014
  • Heroin, cash seized during DUI traffic stop Wilkes-Barre police seized cash and heroin during a DUI traffic stop, according to an affidavit. Officers made the stop around 11:30 p.m. Friday at Carey Avenue and Susquehanna Street because the driver was creeping slowly in the middle of the roadway. | 9/30/2014
  • Nanticoke couple faces charges after fight A Nanticoke couple stormed into a neighbor’s home to confront and threaten a man who allegedly ripped the couple off, police said. Jaime Saldana had given Arthur Lee a PlayStation 3 as partial payment for a motorcycle, according to Nanticoke police. | 9/30/2014
  • PPL comparision rate goes up Required changes in the way PPL allocates some transmission charges will increase the price to compare, the benchmark rate residential customers use to evaluate electricity plans. While PPL announces the price to compare quarterly, this mid-cycle increase | 9/30/2014
  • Court Notes 9/30/14 PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS Sand Springs Development Corp. to Brent E. Smith and William R. Smith for $185,900; Butler Township. Sand Springs Development Corp. to Nathan Stauffer and Marie Stauffer for $180,700; Butler Township. Sand Springs Development Corp. to Amy B. Patton for $3 | 9/30/2014
  • Sidenotes: Wine Fest set for Tunkhannock, Jaycees plan happy hour The Tunkhannock Rotary Harvest and Wine Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock. The festival will include wines from about a dozen local wineries, as well as more than 50 food, craft and other vendors and live music. | 9/30/2014
  • Selenski prosecutors seek to remain on case A request by Hugo Selenski’s defense team to disqualify the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office from his double-homicide case is an “inappropriate and absurd” delay tactic, prosecutors said in a motion filed Monday. | 9/30/2014
  • Controller: Some county employees getting benefits despite not paying premiums Nearly 30 Luzerne County employees — and some of their families — have been getting dental insurance despite there being no record of any premiums being paid, and another 31 former county employees remain enrolled in the plan although some have not worked for the county in years. | 9/30/2014
  • Off-duty Kingston cops involved in ATV crash One of two Kingston police officers involved in an early Monday morning quad crash was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence, according to state police. | 9/30/2014
  • Game Commission urges hunters to use caution during manhunt The state Game Commission will not prohibit deer hunting in the area law enforcement search for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein. Instead, people should make it easy to identify they are hunters, such as by wearing fluorescent orange, to “avoid pot | 9/30/2014
  • Hazleton man not guilty of harassment R. Scott Wurtz, 53, of Hazleton, was found not guilty of a summary citation for harassment filed against him by Hazleton police. Wurtz was cited after an alleged July 11 offense in the 100 block of West Magnolia Street and found not guilty before Magister | 9/30/2014
  • Frein manhunt moves north BARRETT TWP. — The manhunt for a suspected cop killer shifted again Monday, but by nightfall had returned to the area where law enforcement focused their search efforts in recent days. | 9/30/2014
  • $entry.name Truck ownership wrong The fire truck from Palo Alto mentioned in the story about the Hahn Motors reunion and muster was previously owned by a fire company in New Jersey. The information was incorrect in Monday’s edition. Votes incorrect State Rep. Jerry K | 9/30/2014
  • Everhart to host ‘Taste of Vodou’ In conjunction with its new exhibit, “Sacred Symbols in Sequins: Vintage Haitian Vodou Flags,” the Everhart Museum will host the event, A Taste of Vodou, on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. | 9/29/2014
  • Datebook 9/30/2014 Today Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Japanese Internment: A Shameful Ghost that Still Haunts Us,” today, Rose Room, Brennan Hall, University of Scranton; “The World Through Arab Eyes,” Oct. 7, Rose Room; “Magicians of the Earth, a Legendary Exhib | 9/30/2014
  • PPL comparision rate goes up Required changes in the way PPL allocates some transmission charges will increase the price to compare, the benchmark rate residential customers use to evaluate electricity plans. | 9/30/2014
  • Scranton native settles bad faith insurance case for $22 million A Philadelphia law firm founded by Scranton native Matt Casey obtained a landmark, $22 million settlement of a bad faith lawsuit against an insurance company that refused to pay for serious injuries his client suffered in a car crash. | 9/30/2014
  • Lackawana County Court among best in state in resolving civil cases Lackawanna County’s court system is among one of the most proficient in the state at resolving civil lawsuits, with just 6 percent of cases being more than two years old, newly released data from the state show. | 9/30/2014
  • Kavulich says he's bipartisan, works hard for constituents State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich said he deserves re-election because he has worked across party lines to get things done, kept his election campaign promises to act above board and worked hard on the problems constituents bring to him. | 9/30/2014
  • Regional Briefs 9/30/2014 Officer suspected of DUI after crash EDWARDSVILLE — One of two Kingston police officers involved in a Monday ATV crash was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence by state police. Officers Jonathan Karasinski and John Sosnoski, who | 9/30/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Top teams flex their muscles It is the halfway point of the season and, appropriately, the top teams in the Lackawanna Football Conference are in midseason form. | 9/30/2014
  • Frein hunt could deter tourists Mountainhome Candle Co. where Justine Knipe has made and sold candles for 20 years is just too close to commotions around the search for Eric Matthew Frein. | 9/30/2014
  • Scranton woman makes racial slurs, threatens women with knife Police arrested a Scranton woman early Saturday after she made racial slurs and threatened two black women with a knife. | 9/30/2014
  • Throop council discusses hiring police officers THROOP — Everyone agrees the borough needs more part-time cops, but some council members weren’t ready to hire candidates without meeting them. | 9/30/2014
  • Group restoring Waverly schoolhouse establishes May 1 deadline WAVERLY TWP. — The neighborhood group working to restore Lackawanna County’s oldest one-room schoolhouse will notify township officials by May 1 whether it has sufficient funds to finish the project. | 9/30/2014
  • Man robbed in Scranton while walking home from work SCRANTON — A man was robbed while walking home from work late Friday, he told police. | 9/30/2014
  • $5,000 in aluminum taken from construction site SCRANTON — About $5,000 in aluminum panels were stolen from a city construction site over the weekend, acting Capt. Glenn Thomas said. | 9/30/2014
  • Blakely man beats Scranton woman SCRANTON — City police arrested a Blakely man Saturday after he was accused of repeatedly beating his girlfriend and stealing her phone. | 9/30/2014
  • Upset sale collects $198,000 SCRANTON — Only 35 of the 700 tax-delinquent properties available during Lackawanna County’s annual upset sale were sold during the auction Monday at the courthouse. | 9/30/2014
  • Marywood captures Anthracite tourney Lakeland graduate Michael Thomas shot 1-over 72 to earn medalist honors as Marywood University won the Anthracite Invitational college golf tournament at the Wyoming Valley Country Club on Monday. | 9/30/2014
  • Scranton Prep girls earn team title Reilly Ruane shot 83 and Lauren Wallis shot 84 as Scranton Prep captured the District 2 Class AA girls golf team championship at the Scranton Muni on Monday. | 9/30/2014
  • HS ROUNDUP: Delaware Valley wins thriller against North Pocono in volleyball Meghan Keiderer had 11 points, eight kills and 14 digs and Lexi Lambert had 14 points and 12 digs to lead Delaware Valley to a 3-2 win over North Pocono in a Wyoming Valley Conference girls volleyball match Monday. | 9/30/2014
  • HS TENNIS: Scranton Prep's Jonsson and Williamsport's Manchester gain top seeds A defending champion and a returning semifinalist earned the top seeds for the District 2 singles tennis tournaments. | 9/30/2014
  • Scranton School District creates board vacancy policy Applicants for the vacant seat on the Scranton School Board will be ranked on their professional experience, community involvement, public speaking and leadership abilities, and willingness to collaborate. | 9/30/2014
  • North Pocono Middle School renovations well received MOSCOW — Back in June, Molly McDonald left behind her North Pocono Middle School classroom with its loud heating and cooling system that either baked or froze the students, textured wallpaper from a bygone era and weathered carpet. | 9/30/2014
  • Man accused of ripping out chunk of hair from 2-year-old daughter's scalp A Dickson City man ripped a large chunk of hair from his 2-year-old daughter’s scalp and caused bruises on the right side of her face, Dickson City police said. | 9/30/2014
  • Financial, personnel issues sideline Scranton police unit temporarily The street crimes unit of the Scranton Police Department has been temporarily suspended, Chief Carl Graziano said. Personnel and overtime issues prompted the freeze earlier this month and must be worked out. “We hope to have it back shortly,” he said. | 9/30/2014
  • State Game Commission urges hunters to use caution during manhunt The state Game Commission will not prohibit deer hunting in the area where law enforcement is searching for suspected killer Eric Matthew Frein. | 9/30/2014
  • Search shifted north as manhunt for suspected cop killer continues BARRETT TWP. — The manhunt for a suspected cop killer shifted again Monday, but by nightfall had returned to the area where law enforcement focused their search efforts in recent days. | 9/30/2014
  • PSC lowers electric LEAC; bills to drop by average of $9 ST. THOMAS - Residential electric bills are expected to decrease by a monthly average of more than $9 starting in October after the Public Services Commission voted during Monday night's regular meeting to decrease of the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clau | 9/30/2014
  • Subway files complaint against WAPA for denying solar installation ST. THOMAS - Subway is battling the V.I. Water and Power Authority to get started on producing its own electricity, but Diageo, which runs the Captain Morgan rum distillery and last year started producing its own electricity, is about to start negotiatio | 9/30/2014
  • Luis board meets for the first time since 2013 ST. CROIX - A lawyer will make a presentation on Friday to federal regulators, describing how Luis Hospital is working to correct deficiencies inspectors turned up in a recent survey, as the hospital tries to avoid being decertified on Oct. 9. Deborah Ga | 9/30/2014
  • DeJongh sends over-budget insurance plan to Senate ST. THOMAS - As the Senate meets in session today - the final day of the fiscal year - to pass the last piece of the FY 2015 budget, thousands of government employees, retirees and dependents will be waiting to hear what will happen to their health care | 9/30/2014
  • Canfield wins in Netherlands As the Alpari World Match Racing Tour heads down the stretch, Taylor Canfield appears to have hit his stride. The St. Thomas sailor won his second straight tour event on Sunday, as his US One team beat rival Ian Williams in the final of the inaugural Dut | 9/30/2014
  • Community Event Listing, Sept. 30, 2014 Clarks Summit Christmas fair: Clarks Summit United Methodist Church country Christmas fair, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; crafts, cookie walk, lunch for purchase; $1/adults, free/12 and under. Dickson City Fallfestival: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Pa | 9/30/2014
  • Nativity sweeps Mahanoy Area MAHANOY CITY — Jocelyn Holobetz had a big night with 10 digs, 16 kills, three aces and one block as Nativity swept Mahanoy Area 25-16, 25-13, 26-24 in a Schuylkill League Division IV girls’ volleyball match Monday evening. Noelle Steele dished out 27 assi | 9/30/2014
  • Monday's girls' soccer roundup HEGINS — Taylor Header scored the only goal on an assist from Wendy Header in the 55th minute to give Tri-Valley a Schuylkill League Division II win over Minersville on Monday. Megan Boyer made seven saves for the Bulldogs to preserve the shutout. The vic | 9/30/2014
  • Monday's boys' soccer roundup HAMBURG — Charlie Cravotta scored with 5:31 to play to give Hamburg a 1-0 win over Conrad Weiser in a Berks League Section II game Monday night. The Hawks were reduced to 10 men four minutes before Dustin Rohrbach set up Cravotta’s goal. Bailey Berger mad | 9/30/2014
  • Anthracite Assault returns to schedule Big Diamond sets midweek program FORESTVILLE — Big Diamond Speedway officials announced Monday the Anthracite Assault, a racing program for modifieds, will return to the Forestville oval in the 2015 schedule. The program, conducted by BD Motorsports Media | 9/30/2014
  • Charges dropped against man accused of shooting teenager ST. CROIX - Prosecutors were forced to throw away a four-year old assault case on Monday, after the complaining witness and shooting victim in the case failed to show up for the trial. Potential jurors were assembled at V.I. Superior Court on Monday morn | 9/30/2014
  • Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship celebrations begin ST. CROIX - Local activities celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship began earlier this month and will continue during the next few weeks with a variety of activities into next month. National Hispanic Heritage Month | 9/30/2014
  • GERS, WICO sign new management contract for Havensight Mall ST. THOMAS - Officials of the Government Employees Retirement System and the West Indian Co. Ltd. formally signed an agreement Monday for WICO to manage the cruise ship shopping mall adjacent to its dock. The agreement, which took effect Monday, is for a | 9/30/2014
  • Around the Region, Sept. 30, 2014 n Barnesville: Our Schuylkill County Conservancy group will again sponosor an outdoor learning days event at Locust Lake State Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7. People will be on hand to present information to students on mammals, birds, forestry, | 9/30/2014
  • Elections Board suspends Marsh-Monsanto ST. THOMAS - The St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections suspended fellow board member Wilma Marsh-Monsanto on Monday for willfully delaying the certification of the primary election. In a resolution passed Monday, the board suspended Marsh-Mons | 9/30/2014
  • Athlete of the Week: Rachel Brahler, Pottsville Name: Rachel Brahler High school: Pottsville Area High School Age: 15 Hometown: Pottsville Family: Edward (father), Lori (mother) Grade: Sophomore Sport: Golf Accomplishments: Brahler shot a 78 to lead Wednesday at the Schuylkill League Golf Team Champion | 9/30/2014
  • Search shifted north Monday as manhunt for suspected cop killer continues BARRETT TWP. — The manhunt for a suspected cop killer shifted again Monday, but by nightfall had returned to the area where law enforcement focused their search efforts in recent days. At about 11 a.m., state police cruisers, lights flashing, roared down | 9/30/2014
  • Watson recalls coast-to-coast run CANTON - On a map of the United States, a skinny black line is drawn from the West Coast to the East Coast. Beside the map, a young man stands. Not a line - but a smile - crosses his face. The line on the map represents the recent journey that the man, G | 9/30/2014
  • H.S. Volleyball WVC ❏ Hazleton Area 3, Coughlin 0 - The Lady Cougars swept to the victory in three sets racking up scores of 25-14, 25-16 and 25-13. Leading the charge were Alivia Roberts, Julia Rudenko and Bri Woznicki each with four kills. Cindy Guetteriez and Sam Ayer | 9/30/2014
  • H.S. Soccer Schuylkill League Nativity 2, Weatherly 0 - Rachel Souchak recorded a shutout in goal for Nativity (4-6), picking up eight saves in the win over Weatherly in the Division II contest. Teammates Julia Klembara and Molly Purcell each scored a goal for Nativi | 9/30/2014
  • AFL Standings League All W L W L North Schuylkill 5 0 5 0 Jim Thorpe 4 0 5 0 Lehighton 3 1 3 2 Mahanoy Area 3 2 3 2 Blue Mountain 2 2 3 2 Marian 2 2 3 2 Tamaqua 2 2 3 2 Schuylkill Haven 2 3 2 3 Minersville 1 4 1 4 Panther Valley 1 4 1 4 Shenandoah Valley 0 5 0 5 Sept. | 9/30/2014
  • LCCC among community colleges receiving federal grants Luzerne County Community College will receive $1.8 million of $450 million in federal job-training grants awarded to nearly 270 community colleges across the country. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday announced the recipients of Trade Adjustment Assistan | 9/30/2014
  • Megna, Payerl see opportunities in AHL WILKES-BARRE — A few days ago, Jayson Megna walked into the coach’s office in Pittsburgh, pulled the door shut behind him and sat down. | 9/30/2014
  • Lackawana County Court among best in state in resolving civil cases Lackawanna County’s court system is among one of the most proficient in the state at resolving civil lawsuits, with just six percent of cases being more than two years old, newly released data from the state shows. As of July, the county had 4,494 pending | 9/30/2014
  • Police, Sept. 30 Man allegedly assaults ex-wife A Tamaqua man is accused of grabbing his ex-wife by the throat and threatening her Aug. 26. Eldon W. St. Peter, 50, was charged with terroristic threats, simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct by borough police. T | 9/30/2014
  • Cougars shut out Coughlin At Hazleton, Alivia Roberts, Julia Rudenko, and Bri Woznicki each registered four kills as Hazleton Area beat Coughlin 3-0 in WVC girls volleyball Wednesday. | 9/30/2014
  • District 2 girls tennis seedings announced Here are the pairings for the District 2 Class AA and Class AAA girls tennis championships. | 9/30/2014
  • College Volleyball Penn State Beaver women’s volleyball team breezed past host Penn State Hazleton in three sets, 25-4, 25-15 and 25-12 to improve to 10-7 on the season, while the local Lady Lions fall to 1-11. Natalie Gamble led Beaver with 10 kills and 14 digs. Miranda Du | 9/30/2014
  • Jr. High Girls Basketball Schuylkill League Eighth Grade ❑ Mahanoy Area 53, Weatherly 35 - Cierra Abrachinsky poured in 20 points to power Mahanoy Area over host Weatherly. Emily Zoscin tallied 14 points before fouling out, and Megan Peifer chipped in 11 for the Wreckers. ❑ Tamaqu | 9/30/2014
  • Man found unresponsive in yard TROY - A 20-year-old Canton man was charged with DUI and purchasing after he was found unresponsive and intoxicated in a yard around 7:47 p.m. Aug. 9 on Troy Street in Canton, according to court papers filed with the office of Magisterial District Judge | 9/30/2014
  • Shamokin man accused of burglarizing sheriff's home SHAMOKIN - A home owned by Northumberland County Sheriff Robert Wolfe was allegedly robbed Sept. 16 by a city man arrested two days later on an outstanding warrant while bicycling under the influence of heroin. City police said they were dispatched to Ro | 9/30/2014
  • Warrior Run assessment appeal called crazy SUNBURY - Approximately 20 property owners in Warrior Run School District who testified Monday at assessment appeals believe they are being discriminated against and won't be able to afford their homes if they are reassessed based on recent selling price | 9/30/2014
  • Former SASB member pleads guilty to cocaine charges SUNBURY - A former teacher and member of Shamokin Area School Board pleaded guilty Monday to possession of cocaine and was placed on probation for one year. Daniel K. Venn, 64, of 1545 W. Nelson St., Coal Township, was sentenced on the misdemeanor offens | 9/30/2014
  • Man sentenced for having unlicensed gun served PFA SUNBURY - A Paxinos man who allegedly punched his father, put him in a headlock and stole his SUV in May before being taken into custody by multiple police officers was served a protection from abuse order filed by his stepmother on the same day he was s | 9/30/2014
  • Five defendants sentenced SUNBURY - Five defendants were sentenced Monday by Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest. - Tyler Petro, 21, of Mount Carmel, was sentenced to 2 days to 6 months in county prison on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol rela | 9/30/2014
  • Ranshaw man gets up to 3 years in jail for raping teen SUNBURY - A Ranshaw man charged with raping a 13-year-old girl in January was sentenced Monday by President Judge William H. Wiest to 1 to 3 years in county prison on a felony of statutory sexual assault. The judge imposed the sentence on Daniel Joseph C | 9/30/2014
  • Troy approves manager's attendance at training session TROY - Troy Borough Council agreed to send borough manager Dan Close to an upcoming training class for low-usage and dirt and gravel roads. Council made the decision at its last meeting. The course, offered by the Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies | 9/30/2014
  • Troy Borough Council hears reports on projects TROY - At its last meeting, Troy Borough Council heard some updates on a pair of projects in the borough. Borough manager Dan Close provided some information on the Redington Avenue Bridge project. He said the notice to proceed went out in September, and | 9/30/2014
  • Bullying, Internet safety lecture planned A speaker will discuss cyber bullying and Internet safety during a lecture Wednesday. Janene Holter, senior supervisory special agent with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, will speak at 8 p.m. at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Nort | 9/30/2014
  • Newtown vs. Williams Valley football game ANDY MATSKO/STAFF PHOTOS | 9/30/2014
  • Selenski prosecutors seek to remain on case A request by Hugo Selenski’s defense team to disqualify the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office from his double-homicide case is an “inappropriate and absurd” delay tactic, prosecutors said in a motion filed Monday. | 9/29/2014
  • Who is Eric Matthew Frein?
    Police are combing the Monroe woods for a man proving to be as elusive as his background

    | 9/28/2014
  • Marketing company wants to connect businesses with customers via text Entrepreneurs Bryan Hunsinger and Rocco Ciavarella are capitalizing on a growing trend in today’s fast-paced and high-tech world: text-message marketing. | 9/28/2014
  • Coalwork, a cowork community, opens in Scranton; eyes Wilkes-Barre Coalwork appears to offer members not much more than an Internet connection, coffee and a color printer, but founders of the downtown Scranton coworking space say it offers community, inspiration and mutual support. | 9/28/2014
  • LCCC will get $1.8M in training grants Luzerne County Community College will receive $1.8 million from $450 million in job-driven training grants earmarked for nearly 270 community colleges across the country. | 9/29/2014