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Scranton, Pennsylvania is located in Lackawanna County. Zip codes in Scranton, PA include 18512, 18505, and 18503. The median home price in Scranton is $92,000 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

Scranton council acts on commuter tax

Judge Joanne Corbett swears in Wayne Evans to his Scranton Councilman position as he rest is hand a bible held by his grandchildren Keira Evans, 9, Aela Evans, 7, Holden Evans, 4, Keller Evans, 3, and Juliet Evans, 2 in Scranton City Hall on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

Scranton a pit stop for bicyclists raising money against cancer

MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Two fundraising cyclists ride on Route 348 near Mount Cobb on Thursday on the Chai Lifeline Bike4Chai, a 180-mile ride from Piscataway, N.J., through Scranton ending at Glen Spey, N.Y. Over 300 people participate on the tour that raises money for children with cancer.

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2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Mount St. Dominic Academy graduates Clifton residents

Clifton students who graduated from Mount St. Dominic Academy are from left to right Alyssa Link, Geena Wasiak, and Krystyna Green.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Scranton Commuters To Pay City Wage Tax

Scranton city council voted four to one to impose a commuter tax on non-residents under Act 205 legislation despite opposition from speakers.

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Examiner.com

An Art Gallery for a Day

On July 26, Lackawanna Courthouse Square in Scranton transformed into one big art gallery in the middle of town.

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The Times-Tribune

Alas, no placelike home for school board

The Scranton School Board did little to instill public confidence or take the district forward when it appointed a recently named supervisor as the acting superintendent of schools Monday.

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The Citizens' Voice

Avoca woman faces federal health care fraud charges

Federal prosecutors have charged an Avoca woman with health care fraud for allegedly forging prescriptions to defraud Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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The Times-Tribune

Pittston man sentenced for bringing gun into federal court

A Pittston man who brought a loaded handgun into the federal courthouse in Scranton was sentenced Tuesday to 55 days time served in prison.

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The Times-Tribune

Day in the life: Vintage Theater presents 24-hour sampling of activities

The Vintage Theater will hold its second 24 Hours of Art event beginning Saturday at noon and running through Sunday at noon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Neighbors want to clean up community, city says not so fast

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Hill Neighborhood Association President Ozzie Quinn stands in an overgrown property on the 600 block of Prescott Avenue in Scranton on Tuesday.

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Lewistown Sentinel

Scranton official lashes out in Facebook message

A zoning board official in one of Pennsylvania biggest cities says she won't resign over a private Facebook message to a city activist calling him a "joke" and "clueless."

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Bomb Threats Affect Three Banks

Bank employees at three banks in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties had quite a scare.

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ABC News

Vatican Taking Action in Divisive Paraguay Diocese

Pope Francis is taking action in a divisive diocese in Paraguay where an Argentine priest, accused by a former superior of being a "serious threat to young people," has been removed as the No.

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Weekender

Smile! You've been caught by a 'sprocket rocket'

When: 6 to 8:15 p.m. Friday opening reception; gallery hours through Sept. 2 are from 10 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Camerawork Gallery is dedicated to hosting exhibitions of fine photography made by local, national and international photographers.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Special prosecutor examining tax sale of Scranton properties

An appointed special prosecutor is investigating the sale of three Scranton properties sold at a judicial tax sale in 2012.

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The Times-Tribune

Volunteer fire crews struggling with dwindling manpower

On Saturday, 911 operators dispatched the Clarks Summit Fire Company ambulance to Our Lady of the Snows Parish at about 5:34 p.m. When the company failed to assemble a crew within four minutes, operators dispatched two other companies, including an advanced life support unit coming from Scranton that arrived to the church at 5:53 p.m. and treated ... (more)

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The Times-Tribune

West Pittston woman struck by car in downtown Scranton in critical condition

A woman is in critical condition after a car hit her while she crossed Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton Tuesday afternoon.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton woman fights with police, gets stunned, keeps kicking

A woman screamed and cursed police, then tried to kick one after she was shocked with a stun gun and handcuffed early Tuesday morning.

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The Times-Tribune

Purse stolen from car parked in Scranton

A city woman believes her purse was stolen while she parked in the city Salvation Army's parking lot with her window down, Scranton police said.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Lackawanna County Contractor Facing More Charges

Detectives filed new charges against Joseph Senese saying the list of Senese's alleged victims is now three times longer.

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