Wednesday Dec 18
Officers installed at Tamaqua Lodge
Installation of officers services were held in October for the Patriarchs of Scott Encampment #132, Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Brothers and Sisters of Lady Harmony Rebekah Lodge #86, both of Tamaqua.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Several area hospitals post higher then expected mortality rates
Three Commonwealth Health hospitals posted a significantly higher than expected mortality rate for at least one medical condition or surgical procedure in 2012, a new report found.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Study commission might favor all-district county council
Lackawanna County voters would choose a seven-member county council strictly by region under a new map drafted by the county government study commission.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Santa brunch draws big crowd in West Scranton
The line to see Santa Saturday in West Scranton stretched out the door of Villa Maria restaurant on Washburn Street, down the sidewalk and around the corner onto South Garfield Street.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
New Bridge Opened Between Taylor And Scranton
The bridge in Taylor is a main artery between the borough and Scranton and has been closed for more than two years.
Getting there: Temps in the teens for the commute
It's very cold out there, with most areas of NEPA waking up to temperatures in the teens.
"Operation Gobble Up" Suspect Waives Hearing
A woman accused of selling prescription pills to an undercover agent waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Jerome Nevling during Centralized Court on Wednesday at the Clearfield County Jail.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
No bail reduction for 2 charged in fatal neglect
A judge in northeastern Pennsylvania has denied a request to reduce the bail of a mother and daughter charged with the fatal neglect of a mentally disabled family member.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Downtown Business Council launches effort to replace Christmas lights
Chambersburg Memorial Square shines at dusk following Sunday's snowstorm. Downtown businesses have launched an online fundraising campaign to eventually replace all the lights used to decorate downtown during the holidays.
Judge to rule today on Gensiak bail reduction
A Lackawanna County judge said she will rule later today on a request to reduce the bail of a mother and daughter charged with neglecting a physically disabled relative, causing his death.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Centre Daily Times
Girls' volleyball: State College players earn All-State honors
State College's Christine Irwin and Taylor Leath were named the the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State team recently.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
West Virginia - Tests Find Asian Carp eDNA in PA, WV Sections of Ohio River
State officials from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources have confirmed that environmental DNA from the invasive Asian silver carp has been found in two water samples collected from the Ohio River.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Woman charged with trespassing in Taylor Walmart
Police charged a Taylor woman Tuesday for returning to a borough store after signing a notice she would not return.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Walmart Employee Returns Missing Ring
A woman from Lackawanna County had lost all hope that she'd find her most precious possession, and had lost hope in the honesty of people.
MUPD provides ride-along program
Like many departments on campus, Millersville University's Police Department is understaffed and struggling with insufficient financial support.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Contrary to his statement in an A1 story in the Nov. 23 editions, Taylor Councilman George Kofira did not speak to the Lackawanna County district attorney's office about an investigation of voter fraud in the Nov. 5 election in Taylor.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
On Nov. 29 in NEPA
The state was requiring that all traffic lights be updated by 1948. 50 years ago, The Scranton Times and the Scranton Chamber of Commerce partnered on a campaign to bring a proposed NASA research facility to the area that would employ between 2,000 and 2,500 people.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Regional briefs, Nov. 26, 2013
Hugo Selenski's defense attorneys on Monday withdrew a motion to delay his capital murder trial due to a grand jury investigation lingering over the case.