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Longtime Lackawanna County Pastor Dies
Msgr. Stephen Hrynuck served as pastor at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Church in Olyphant for more than 50 years before retiring in 2008.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Scranton's zoning officer, former mayoral candidate, has died
Scranton's new zoning officer, who had been a director of the city's former community development office in the 1990s and unsuccessfully ran for mayor last year, has died.
Olyphant approves chief's retirement
Borough council adopted resolutions to approve a pension for the police chief and increase volunteer fire officials' compensation.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Job Cuts May Be Coming To Cinram
Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry tell us they have been in contact with Cinram Manufacturing in Olyphant about possible layoffs The facility in Olyphant used to be one of Lackawanna County's largest employers with a few thousand employees.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Nine NEPA projects will receive federal mine reclamations funds
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced how it plans to use federal funds for abandoned mine lands projects in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Firefighter training class aims to encourage younger volunteers
As volunteer fire organizations struggle to recruit new and younger members, a Midvalley company is considering hosting a training class for beginner and veteran firefighters.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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A second woman took the stand Tuesday, testifying during the trial of a former Lackawanna County assistant public defender, charged with rape.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Jury selection begins in trial of former Lackawanna County assistant...
Opening statements are scheduled to begin this afternon in the case of a former Lackawanna County assistant public defender charged with raping a 15-year-old Olyphant girl.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Throop council to develop plan for reclaimed mine land in spring
In November 2012, borough council voted to have aerial topography mapping done on the plot east of the Marjol Battery site.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
PNC firm sued, accused of improperly liquidating account
Two Midvalley businessmen sued PNC Wealth Management, accusing the bank's investment arm of improperly liquidating an investment account that was pledged as collateral for a loan.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Olyphant now parking ban in effect tonight
The streets include the 100 to 400 blocks of Lackawanna Avenue; 100 block of Delaware Street; 100 block of Willow Avenue; 100 block of Hull Street; 100 block of River Street; and 100 block of Susquehanna Avenue.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Former Lackawanna County assistant public defender scheduled for trial on rape charges
A former Lackawanna County assistant public defender is scheduled for trial this month, a year and a half after he was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Gathering as The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce hosts a Chamber Coffee Break with NBT Bank and Steamtown Starbucks, are, from left: Jeff Witts, Elizabeth Nagy, Frank Potis and Mari Potis.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Water main break in Olyphant
The break occurred on a four-inch pipe and will likely affect around 15-20 homes, said Susan Turcmanovich, spokeswoman for Pennsylvania American Water.
Lakeland teacher taken into custody on suspicion of DUI
A fourth-grade teacher in the Lakeland School District hit a parked car and was taken into custody early Tuesday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, Olyphant police said.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Novel activity: Olyphant teen Rachel Mackrell publishes children's book 'Shaun the Pear'
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Olyphant resident and Holy Cross High School senior Rachel Mackrell recently wrote and illustrated the children's book "Shaun the Pear," which was inspired by her brother and his family.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Pizza/cocaine delivery man pleads guilty
An Olyphant restaurant owner who trafficked cocaine in pizza boxes pleaded guilty to a pair of felony charges this morning.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Masked, knife-wielding pill robber overwhelmed by pharmacy customers
A masked and gloved woman armed with a knife demanded pain pills from the owner of an Olyphant pharmacy before she was overwhelmed by two customers Friday morning, according to a police report.