Half million dollars in drilling impact fees to benefit Lackawanna
The state agency that disburses Act 13 drilling impact fees sent $512,095 in grant money to Lackawanna County groups.
Girl, 12, hit by vehicle in Blakely
Serena Metschulat, 33, of Jessup, was driving a 1995 Subaru Legacy south in the 400 block of Keystone Avenue around 8:30 p.m. when she hit the girl.
No new name yet for Mellow Drive in Jessup
The vote at the May council meeting came after several other communities and colleges took the former state Senate Democratic leader's name off buildings and parks.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
New section of trail opens in Archbald and Jermyn
The Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority broke out the big scissors Thursday to open a new section of the Lackawanna Heritage Trail.
A reception will follow until 9 p.m. Admission is a $10 donation. Mr. Farina, a Jessup Democrat who represents the 115th House District, will run for the newly created 112th District, which now includes his home because of reapportionment.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Times Leader
Incumbents may square off next year in Lackawanna County
Because of legislative redistricting, two freshman state House members from Lackawanna County could face off in the Democratic Party primary next year.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Scranton must provide public records on parking tickets to seeker
The Pennsylvania Office of Open Records has ruled that Scranton must provide a Jessup businessman with records on a year's worth of parking tickets that he sought from the city, but the city refused to provide.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Small games bill addresses vets concern
Veterans groups can use small games of chance proceeds to directly help individual veterans with economic and social aid under a rewrite of the small games law awaiting the governor's expected signature.
The Citizens' Voice
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Gene A. Camoni and Barbara Aulisio Camoni of Swoyersville.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Lackawanna Co. man pleads in crash that killed NY twins
A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded no contest to charges in a dump truck crash that killed a brother and sister from upstate New York.
Charges Filed in Two Child Sex Abuse Cases
Police in Lackawanna County arrested one man and are looking for another who both are accused of sexually abusing underage girls.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Man sought on charges he raped a child
He started by kissing the child when she was 7 or 8 years old, at homes in Throop and then Jessup, police said.
No Contest Plea Entered In Crash That Killed Twins
It's been more than two years since twins from New York State were killed while driving through Lackawanna County.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Jessup, Pa. native survives brutality during infamous Bataan Death Marc
Certain chapters, of course, stand out more than others for their staggering atrocities.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Vets weigh in on small games debate
As debate intensifies over expanded small games of chance, the commander of a statewide veterans group said Tuesday that veterans posts should be allowed to use a share of their games proceeds to help wounded combat veterans recuperate.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Days before Veterans Day, military markers stolen from two cemeteries
Joseph Kohut / Staff Photo A veteran's gravestone at St. John's Cemetery in Jessup is missing a military marker after a recent large-scale theft.