Around the Towns 7/27/2014
If dancing, jumping and twirling is appealing, head down to the borough's recreation complex to participate in Hoop with the Flow.
Documentary film maker visits Carbondale with rehab CEO
A New Jersey filmmaker took a walk through Carbondale with a Florida drug and alcohol rehab CEO whose hopes of bringing a similar facility to the Upvalley are in the hands of Lackawanna County court officials.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Liberator of concentration camp and veteran of three wars honored in Carbondale
As a 23-year-old Army officer helping to liberate a German concentration camp during World War II, Alvin Ungerleider used prayer to show the surviving Jews that not only was he one of them, but they were free.
To thank their community, everything is free
Piles of holsters sit next to salt and pepper shakers. Framed pictures surround items like a telescope, ping-pong paddles and thermoses.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Police: Scrap thieves loot mayor's building, say they did it to pay taxes
A trio broke into a Carbondale building owned by Mayor Justin Taylor and stole thousands of dollars in copper pipes Wednesday, later telling police they did it to pay taxes.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Carbondale makes bid for dilapidated Masonic Temple
The dilapidated Masonic Temple that sits in shambles on Salem Avenue is one step closer to becoming the city's property.
From torched house to family man
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Jim Horton of Carbondale says he still struggles with his heroin addiction, even after he graduated from Lackawanna County Treatment Court.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Commissioners approve energy-savings contract
The Lackawanna County commissioners on Wednesday approved an energy-savings performance contract with a Harrisburg company that will lead to major upgrades at the county jail and result in a savings of almost $1 million over 20 years.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Carbondale woman charged for overdose death
A Carbondale woman was charged Tuesday for selling heroin to another woman, resulting in an overdose death in April, state police at Dunmore said.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Chris Kelly: Loyalty offers a cut above
"Baby's heads have no hair; Old men's heads are just as bare. Between the cradle and the grave; Lies a haircut and a shave."
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BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Devine Grimm, 13, holds 7-year-old Scarlett Mostowski, both of Carbondale, during summer day camp at the city's Russell Park on Thursday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
All Aboard the Party Bike in Carbondale
"It's a lot of fun. It's a great idea, it's good exercise and it could be used for fundraising things, historical tours and I'm delighted it's in Carbondale," said S. Robert Powell of the Carbondale Historical Society and Museum.
Carbondale woman admits to heroin use, charged with child endangerment
City police charged a Carbondale woman Thursday when they discovered she had drug paraphernalia in the apartment she lived in with her 10-month old son.
Experts say confusion normal after sex abuse in second day of rape trial
Victims of sexual abuse can confuse details, an expert witness testified Thursday in the trial of a man charged with raping an 11-year-old girl.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Alleged victim testifies in first day of rape trial
The now 17-year-old testified she woke up in the night and felt cold, as if her blanket had fallen off.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Thunderstorms delay Scrantastic Spectacular
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Seat markers reserving spots for the Northeast Philharmonic are drenched Thursday night on Courthouse Square in Scranton.
Nearly 2,000 without power
More than 2,300 customers are without power in Lackawanna County, according to Melinda Stumps, a spokeswoman for PPL Electric Utilities.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Former Carbondale band teacher pleads guilty to corruption of minors
A former band teacher in the Carbondale Area School District pleaded guilty Wednesday to corruption of minors for talking to his students about smoking marijuana and having sexual intercourse.