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A health care workers union is asking a federal judge to order Regional Hospital of Scranton to abide by an arbitrator's ruling that directed the hospital to reinstate an employee who was fired for sleeping on the job.
Alan Baranski of Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Plymouth Township's financial recovery coordinator, said the township is on the path out of Act 47, although there are a few hurdles to overcome.
A Clarks Summit company emerged as the apparent low bidder Thursday for installation of new holding cells at the Lackawanna County Courthouse.
Scranton City Council on Thursday approved the city's hiring of the law firm of Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen to be the city's special labor counsel for four years.
The Scranton School District may open a center for students who need autistic and emotional support services.
Work continued Wednesday to clean an oil spill at a Wayne County lake still recovering from a contaminant introduced in the summer.
Phil Grosz, owner/editor of the Blue White Illustrated, will make his 31st annual appearance at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Friday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the campus' Multi-Purpose Building.
The Dalton Fire Co. ladies auxiliary will meet on Thursday, March 6, at 6 p.m., at the Dalton Fire Hall, 109 S. Turnpike Road.
Lackawanna County would explore acquisition of the Mall at Steamtown by eminent domain if the alternative were an empty building on Lackawanna Avenue, Commissioner Corey O'Brien said.
Ms. Gerba has been out of work for more than six months since she lost her job when HarperCollins Publishers in Dunmore closed.
Area residents aspiring to public service may have to drive to Philadelphia or Harrisburg to take civil service tests if the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission follows through with threats to close testing centers due to proposed budget cuts.
The new market at Linden Street and Adams Avenue opened Tuesday and has had brisk business in its first two days, said Dave Trichilo, vice president of operations for Convenient Food Marts, which owns the property.
The company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice with the state Department of Labor and Industry indicating 65 workers will be furloughed between April 30 and May 30. Federal regulations require many companies instituting substantial layoffs to file WARN paperwork at least 60 days ahead of the action.
SCAD senior Illustration Design major, Nicolas Ogonosky receives a $250 check from Mark Spadoni, Chairman of the Savannah Harbor Foundation.
Scranton's new zoning officer, who had been a director of the city's former community development office in the 1990s and unsuccessfully ran for mayor last year, has died.