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Waiting out the rain and working on the column
A few - but one of the big ones and my personal favorite is that it gives me time to ride my bike.
Kickboxing Champ: Derek Smith
Derek Smith is the Kickboxing Heavyweight Amateur Champion and he's from right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania! For the past three and a half years, Smith has trained at Northeast Karate in Peckville, and continues to win bout after bout.
Admission is a $10 donation. - Carol Oleski, a candidate for Scranton School Board, will have a fundraiser Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tauras Club, 106 W. Market St., Scranton.
Local History: He drove Scranton into the history books
The Electric City was born one icy day in November 1886 when Scranton's electric trolley made its inaugural run.
Mellow's Name Removed From Theater
The theater was named for disgraced former state senator Bob Mellow who is currently in federal prison serving time after pleading guilty to corruption.