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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.
1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune
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.
Scranton city council voted four to one to impose a commuter tax on non-residents under Act 205 legislation despite opposition from speakers.
On July 26, Lackawanna Courthouse Square in Scranton transformed into one big art gallery in the middle of town.
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.
Federal prosecutors have charged an Avoca woman with health care fraud for allegedly forging prescriptions to defraud Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A Pittston man who brought a loaded handgun into the federal courthouse in Scranton was sentenced Tuesday to 55 days time served in prison.
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.
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."
Bank employees at three banks in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties had quite a scare.
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.
An appointed special prosecutor is investigating the sale of three Scranton properties sold at a judicial tax sale in 2012.
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)
A woman is in critical condition after a car hit her while she crossed Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton Tuesday afternoon.
A woman screamed and cursed police, then tried to kick one after she was shocked with a stun gun and handcuffed early Tuesday morning.
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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