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.
Jessup Police seek phony electric subcontractor
A man claiming to be a subcontractor of PPL told a Jessup homeowner he needed to gain access to his basement to "check something" regarding an electric bill Wednesday afternoon, Police Chief Joseph Walsh said.
The Abington Heights Civic League will host its monthly meeting on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, 115 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit.
Member of cocaine ring gets prison time
A man who bought cocaine to resell it from the owner of an Olyphant restaurant was sentenced to nine to 23A1 2 months in prison Tuesday.
Police investigating kidnapping attempt today
A man in a car tried to kidnap a woman at gunpoint in Jessup about 6:30 p.m. today, according to 911 dispatchers.