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53 min ago | The Times-Tribune
Teresa Osborne, chancellor of the Diocese of Scranton, was seriously injured in a car crash last night on the Davis Street bridge, Scranton police said.
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2 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown
A man convicted in the death of a man whose body was found in a sport utility vehicle at the bottom of a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine last summer is asking a judge to combine his murder and conspiracy sentences.
7 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Scranton's plan to levy an income tax on commuters to shore up employee pension funds could end up raising city residents' income tax an equal amount.
Misericordia University has completed a nearly two-year review to successfully maintain accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, though the process did help the school identify 30 areas that need improvement, President Tom Botzman said.
Barbara J. Taylor's debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night , is "an evocative story of family tragedy and healing set in coal-mining Scranton, Pennsylvania."
Northeast Pennsylvania's biggest long-term problem probably is its ongoing "brain drain" - the continuing flight from the region of bright young natives who go elsewhere to find their fortunes, use their skills and build other communities.
Jessica Seagraves, chef at the The Hotel in Newfoundland, came up short Sunday night in her appearance on the Food Network program "Cutthroat Kitchen."
A Moscow woman with Down syndrome, who has turned into a national advocate for people with disabilities, will urge Congress on Wednesday to create a tax break for families with disabled relatives.
Gathering as the Maplewood Methodist Cemetery Association and community members dedicate the William Peter Kolp Memory Garden are, from left: Wilbur Black, Josh Doyle, Joe Olsen, Ed Bodzio, James Pfeiffer, Tracy Draper, Frank DeNunzio, Brandon Davis, Jim Black and Anthony Azriel.
MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A Scranton firefighter calls to co-workers from a second-floor window of the former Scranton Lace Co.
At the July 16 meeting of Nanticoke City Council, Robert Hughes, a representative from Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition of Abandoned Mine Reclamation, discussed a grant application that the city has applied for.
So Siara Edwards and Paula Loftus agreed to do him a favor Saturday and pick up the clothes he left at his ex's Scranton apartment.
Pat Sandone was joined by his wife Kelly and local and state officials for the opening of Net Driven's headquarters in Scranton, Pa.
In one 2007 clip, three people were arrested in a Scranton bust that netted 320 bags of heroin.
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Heroin, a gun and packaging material seized during an investigation by detectives with the Lackawanna County district attorney's office in Scranton on June 26. Packets of heroin seized by detectives with the Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office in Scranton on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Designated since 1992 as financially distressed under state Act 47, Scranton last tried in late 2012 to impose a commuter tax under that state law.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:18 pm
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