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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 | WNEP-TV Moosic

'Little Go Joe' Fundraising Tradition Continues with New Rider

As Newswatch 16 morning meteorologist Joe Snedeker makes his way across Pennsylvania for Go Joe XVII, another, much smaller version of his ride took place in Lackawanna County.

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5 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Study calls region unhappy; psychologist questions it

According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.

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9 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Diocese of Scranton chancellor seriously injured in car crash

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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11 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Merged sentences sought in NE Pa. slaying case

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.

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16 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Legislature likely to alter city commuter tax, Blake says

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.

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20 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Scranton Sewer Authority hires firm to explore options

The Scranton Sewer Authority on Tuesday hired a Chicago firm to evaluate various sale, privatization and management options for the agency and its assets.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times Leader

Accreditation renewed at Misericordia University

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.

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Mountain Xpress

Smart bets: Barbara J. Taylor

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."

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The Times-Tribune

TEDx process itself reveals NEPA issues

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.

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The Times-Tribune

Sidenotes 7/22/2014

Jessica Seagraves, chef at the The Hotel in Newfoundland, came up short Sunday night in her appearance on the Food Network program "Cutthroat Kitchen."

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The Times-Tribune

Moosic woman pushes for tax breaks for disabled

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.

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The Times-Tribune

Namedropper, July 22, 2014

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.

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The Times-Tribune

Firefighters respond to another fire at Scranton Lace

MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A Scranton firefighter calls to co-workers from a second-floor window of the former Scranton Lace Co.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton teachers could strike if no contract reached

If Scranton School District teachers have no contract by the first day of school, teachers could strike, the union president said after the district's school board voted to reject a fact-finding report Monday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Times Leader

Nanticoke discusses storm water grant

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.

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The Times-Tribune

Romance ends in stabbing

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.

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Tire Business

Net Driven opens HQ

Pat Sandone was joined by his wife Kelly and local and state officials for the opening of Net Driven's headquarters in Scranton, Pa.

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The Times-Tribune

As the grip of heroin grows, so does law enforcement's resolve

In one 2007 clip, three people were arrested in a Scranton bust that netted 320 bags of heroin.

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The Times-Tribune

UGI disconnects gas line in downtown Scranton

The 100 block of North Washington Avenue was closed for several hours Sunday morning as a gas utility disconnected service.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Massive bust highlights flow of the heroin pipeline

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.

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