15 hrs ago
Firefighters snuff Lake Winola blaze
With the Clarks Summit ladder truck and crew, Lake Winola Fire Company got the fire under control within about 15 minutes of the approximately 5 p.m. call, Chief Marty Bonifanti said.
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19 hrs ago
Changes on PA Turnpike in Lackawanna County
There is a traffic warning to those traveling on the PA Turnpike in Lackawanna County for the next few weeks.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Around the Towns, March 9
The event is for students in grades seven through 12 and will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. John and Marty Lawler, this year's honorary grand marshals, will host a meet and greet at the Manhattan Manor on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. The suggested $10 donation at the door will benefit the St. Patrick's Parade Committee of Lackawanna County.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Clarks Summit man charged with exploiting teen
U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith said Mr. Bzdyr used the Internet service Skype to communicate with a 13-year-old girl in another country and persuaded her to perform sexual acts.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Bids opened for courthouse cells
A Clarks Summit company emerged as the apparent low bidder Thursday for installation of new holding cells at the Lackawanna County Courthouse.
Explore uses for mental hospitals
The Pennsylvania Medical Society and the American College of Emergency Physicians recently reported that one of the biggest problems faced by hospital emergency rooms is finding beds for psychiatric patients.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Parents invovled in nursing dispute with Abington Heights reply to lawsuit
Attorneys representing the parents of a special education student fighting the Abington Heights School District over his nursing care say the couple offered to pay for a private nurse to assist the boy, but the district refuses to approve the arrangement.
The Friends of the Abington Community Library recently made a donation of $10,000 to the Abington Community Library, 1200 W. Grove St. Proceeds from recent book sales made the donation possible.
Stretching and Strings
The musicians of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic will participate in a "warm up" yoga class, taught by Hilary Steinberg of Jaya Yoga Studio in Clarks Summit, on Saturday, March 8, at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre, beginning at 11 a.m. The class is open to the public for a $10 donation to the philharmonic.
Members of the Lyric Consort of the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit are pictured.
Clarks Summit offers police chief contract to longtime cop
At its regular meeting, borough council approved a police chief contract and presented it Officer Yarns.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Frustrated with neighbor's bright lights, Clarks Summit man fires gun
Furious that his neighbor's bright house lights spilled into his home, Richard Gerald Smith shot a .22 caliber bullet across the street and through a room where the neighbor's 3-year-old often plays.
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Clarks Summit's police chief selection continues
Clarks Summit Borough Council President, Gerrie Carey, said the council has drawn up a contract for the Clarks Summit police chief position and plans to vote on the contract during the regularly-scheduled council meeting Wednesday.
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Caring Hands charity honored
Every Monday at 1 p.m. members of the Caring Hands group meet up at the Abington Community Library to engage in a little conversation, while helping those in need.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The York Daily Record
Pa. man agrees to plead guilty to Obama threat
An attorney for Nicholas Savino told The Times-Tribune that the plea agreement reached Friday acknowledges there's no evidence Savino intended to carry out the threat.
Abington Heights appeals ruling on nurse for diabetic student
Abington Heights School District is appealing a ruling that would require it to hire a full-time nurse at the Waverly Elementary School to provide medical care to a 9-year-old special education student with diabetes.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Student Charged With Calling In Threat
An Abington Heights High School senior was arrested Monday and accused of phoning in a bomb threat to the school.
Deans' Lists 3/3/2014
Nino L. Biancarelli, Jessup; Kayla Mary Bucciarelli, Clarks Summit; Morgan C. Chase, Dalton; Sierra F. Kennedy, Scranton; Kaitlyn D.Klinges, Dalton; Kain E. Loureiro, Scranton; Dalton; Krista Lynne Matsko, Clarks Summit; Cally H. McCabe, Olympant; Frederick P. Mitchell, Jessup; Paige K. Neidrich, Clarks Summit; Benjamin E. Pierce, Dalton; Brandon ... (more)
Traffic restrictions on turnpike bridge to begin soon
Traffic soon will be restricted to one lane for a short stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near the highway's Clarks Summit interchange.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Patient drop at Clarks Summit triggers hearing
A steady drop in the patient population at Clarks Summit State Hospital and other state hospitals will be examined at a hearing later this month.