17 hrs ago
Midvalley fuel oil supplier buys Dunmore rival
MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Ken Santarelli, Elaine Santarelli and A.J. Veno of Santarelli and Sons Oil, 443 Main St., Blakely, pose by a memorial of Fernando J. Santarelli, who started the company in the 1970s.
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19 hrs ago
The state Department of Labor and Industry Unemployment Compensation Fund has removed a lien against Rich Banick Photography LLC, Dunmore.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Police investigate crash that killed Jessup man
Pennsylvania State Police Dunmore said James Miller, 25, of Jessup, was driving his 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt west on the Casey around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when he over-compensated a left turn near mile marker 12.4 and lost control of the vehicle.
Man Working Outside Found Body in Pond
A land owner found remains of a woman in a pond on his property while doing work outside Saturday afternoon, in Ransom Township.
New superintendent sees Mid Valley as family
Situated in his new blue office surrounded by mementos from his career, Jim Tallarico, Mid Valley's new superintendent, said his philosophy is to treat the school district like one big family.
A question of faith
That kind of religion is lost today," said Sister DiNicola, whose late sister, Susanne, joined her in the "I think people have other ambitions for their children.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Dunmore nixes plans to limit public comment
Less than 24 hours after restricting public comments at school board meetings - which appeared to violate the Sunshine Act - Dunmore school officials are reversing course.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
110-Year-Old Business Moving to Empty Building in Scranton
It will be the new home for a business that will be expanding for the first time in its 110-year history.
The Rock Church Worship Center, 530 Morgan Highway, Scranton, will host a Passion Play, featuring a live presentation of the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ on Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, April 20, beginning at 11 a.m. Call 570-342-0544, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Regional briefs, April 16, 2014
Two unrelated car crashes, including a flipped tractor-trailer, shut down I-380 southbound near mile marker 14.7 late Tuesday night, state police at Dunmore said.
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Early on, former Valley View School Director Bob Munley seemed to hint that his debate Tuesday with state Rep. Kevin Haggerty could turn lively.
Police: Man pilfered home of Dunmore police chief's parents
With assistance from the GPS tracker on an iPhone, Dunmore police arrested an Olyphant man who allegedly broke into the home of the borough police chief's parents.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Dunmore may condemn homes where drugs are sold
Borough council next month will consider amending Dunmore's building code ordinance to temporarily condemn homes and apartments where people are selling or manufacturing drugs.
Conditions just right -- brush fires spark throughout county
Firefighters extinguished brush fires around the region this weekend, caused by what experts say were the perfect ingredients for a firestorm - low humidity, high temperatures, winds and dry fuel.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
School districts owed millions from state
Delinquent state reimbursements may force school districts to hit taxpayers with increases, cut staff and programs or deplete meager reserves to make up the shortfall.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
State Police: Attempted Burglary Suspect Bit Man
On Thursday April 3, Louis G. Calachino, 21, of Jessup, attempted to burglarize a home on Griffin Road near Scranton but was caught by a father, 51, and son, 29. According to state police in Dunmore, the father said he was in bed when he heard a loud banging on his front door, then his back door.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders Home Opener At PNC Field
Thursday night was opening day for the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders at PNC Field in Moosic and folks flocked in from all over to see the boys of summer in action.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Health care provider sued for refusing to allow service dog at school
The parents of an 11-year-old girl who suffers from severe epilepsy are suing a local health care provider for refusing to allow the child to bring her service dog to a private school operated by the organization.
Campaign Notes 4/9/2014
Admission is free. -a State Rep. Marty Flynn will kick off his 2014 re-election campaign Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. with a rally at the Vault, 301 N. Main Ave., Scranton.
House leader emphasizes need for municipal pension reform
A House Republican leader emphasized Tuesday the need for action to help restore fiscal solvency to hundreds of municipal pension plans so they can continue to meet commitments to current employees and retirees.