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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 $97,000 which is roughly $49/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Falling concrete limits parking at Linden garage

The Scranton Parking Authority closed most of the Linden Street Garage on Friday after a section of concrete peeled off the underside of the exit ramp, the authority's court-appointed receiver said.

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10 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Judge denies Scranton's request to dismiss police officer's lawsuit

A Scranton police officer who claims he was removed as a firearms instructor after he complained the city purchased uniforms only from a company that competed with his parents' business can proceed with his lawsuit, a federal judge ruled.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Members of International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 218 walk an informational picket protesting the University of Scranton's use of nonunion work in a building at Adams Avenue and Linden Street.

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The Times-Tribune

Jogger dies on Scranton trail of heart attack

A heart attack was the cause of 51-year-old Frank Pallien's sudden collapse Thursday evening while jogging on the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Trail, county coroner Tim Rowland said.

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The Times-Tribune

Judge rules Dominick confession can be used in Bonacci homicide trial

The ruling, issued Thursday in the Frank Bonacci homicide case, is a significant blow to the defenses of Jason Dominick and Neil Pal.

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The Times-Tribune

RFK Jr. delights kids at school named for his uncle

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.

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The Times-Tribune

Joan Jett featured at classic rock station's birthday bash

Joan Jett fans, many of them adorned in black T-shirts, sweatshirts and baseball caps, filled the lobby of the Woodlands Inn & Resort looking forward to the 34th annual Rock 107 Birthday Bash on Thursday.

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Pocono Record

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Steamtown National Historic Site will launch National Park Week with an entrance fee-free weekend Saturday and Sunday at the site, 150 S. Washington Ave., Scranton.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Times Leader

Hundreds Participate, Thousands Raised in Northeast PA Heart Walk

More than 500 people turned out for the Northeast PA Heart Walk on April 12 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton.

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110-Year-Old Business Moving to Empty Building in Scranton

It will be the new home for a business that will be expanding for the first time in its 110-year history.

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The Times-Tribune

Fine Food & Wine fundraiser offers taste of region's best

BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Scott Killiany fired it up for the crowd as he prepared sauteed sea scallops at a previous Evening of Fine Food and Wine held at the Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple.

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The Times-Tribune

Keyser Avenue Kwik Mart robbed at knifepoint

A man walked into a city store early Wednesday, pointed a large knife at the clerk and demanded money, Scranton police said.

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Suburban Weekly

Student Teachers

Approximately 31 University of Scranton education majors will serve as student teachers during the spring semester at 24 schools in 13 school districts.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton council backs hiring of engineer, financial adviser

Scranton City Council on Wednesday approved the administration's rehiring of CECO Associates of Scranton as city engineer for two more years, even though the firm's proposal was the second lowest dollar amount submitted.

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Suburban Weekly

Around Town

The Rock Church Worship Center, 530 Morgan Highway, Scranton, will host a Passion Play, featuring a live presentation of the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ on Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, April 20, beginning at 11 a.m. Call 570-342-0544, email rockchurchwc@comcast.net or visit ... (more)

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The Times-Tribune

Schwartz says she can "get things done"

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz touted her "ability to get things done" and promised Wednesday she would focus that ability on completing Scranton's long-awaited passenger train to New York City.

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The Times-Tribune

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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The "Midnight Rider" returns for a debut

Yes, that headline is correct. The "Midnight Rider" is perhaps the best-known single from Allman Brothers Band founding member Gregg Allman, who will be returning to Lowell on Saturday, Aug. 9 for his debut appearance at Boarding House Park as part of the Lowell Summer Music Series.

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The Times-Tribune

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Early on, former Valley View School Director Bob Munley seemed to hint that his debate Tuesday with state Rep. Kevin Haggerty could turn lively.

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Make every day Record Store Day

Another year, and another Record Store Day. Last year, I wrote about the importance of supporting your local record store year-round, but alas we sit here today after the closing of another Gallery of Sound and anticipate the day that was made to bring focus on the importance of physical music.

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