Sunday Apr 20
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.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
Woman arrested for DUI, fleeing from Jessup police
A Blakely woman was arrested early Saturday after police said she fled from the scene of a bar fight in Jessup, sparking a brief car chase.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Casey promotes tax-advantaged savings accounts for disabled
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey expressed hope Wednesday for quick Congressional passage of a bill to offer tax-advantaged savings accounts to people with disabilities.
Tax-advantaged savings accounts for disabled discussed
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Sen. Bob Casey speaks Wednesday about the ABLE Act, which will make it possible for families and people with disabilities to create a tax-free savings account, at the Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania on Meadow Avenue in Scranton.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
How they voted 4/13/2014
CASH GIFT BAN: Senate Bill 1327 bans cash gifts to state and local officials and employees with some exceptions.
The Citizens' Voice
Proposal puts spotlight on youth suicide risks
A bill to require training for teachers to help raise awareness of youth suicide risks is in what could be called the "ping pong" stage of the legislative pipeline.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Pa. man withdraws plea in crash that killed twins
A northeastern Pennsylvania man has withdrawn his no contest plea to charges in a dump truck crash that killed a brother and sister from upstate New York.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Jessup council approves rezoning
A five-story apartment complex can move forward after borough council granted a request to rezone the property of a former garment and textiles factory.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Jessup man charged in assault
Stephen Kilanowski asked the man who had just jumped off his roof if he was looking for someone.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Bid accepted for pump station project in Olyphant
The borough plans to select a company to build a pump station to help with flooding in part of the borough.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Professional Plaza Planned For Jessup
People who live and work in Lackawanna County's mid-valley may soon be seeing some new development that economic officials say will bring more workers into the area.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Bridge project moves ahead
During the commissioners' meeting this week, the board voted to notify the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation that the commissioners concur with the low bidder, Fabcor Inc. of Jessup, for the bridge 16 replacement project.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Big Rig Flips, Comes Within Feet of Sleeping Family's Home
A family in Lackawanna County is breathing a sigh of relief after a tractor-trailer crashed into their front yard just feet from their home Friday morning.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Care Net Pregnancy Center of Scranton will host a fundraiser at Genetti Manor in Dickson City on Friday, April 4, to benefit its general fund.