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Friday Sep 12 | WNEP-TV Moosic

13 Years After 9/11, Terror Concerns Remain

This week, for the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, there are growing concerns about a new terrorist group of Islamic militants known as ISIS. Dr. William Parente is a political science expert at the University of Scranton.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Transparent lines of responsibility critical to support reliability of studies, experts say

Having more than one research organization involved in a study is not necessarily uncommon, but having clearly defined roles so that the integrity of the data remains intact and the results can be trusted is crucial, experts say. In a recent high profile enforcement action on the part of the Federal Trade Commission, the agency strongly criticized a study on a green coffee bean extract supplied by Applied Food Sciences .

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Times-Tribune

Scranton Prep's longest serving president to step down

Scranton Preparatory School's longest serving president announced today he will step down at the end of this school year. The Rev.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Scranton block to close for university construction

Concrete placement on the upper floors of a new University of Scranton building will close a city block for six hours on two days, according to the university. The 600 block of Linden Street, between Adams Avenue and Jefferson Avenue, will close tomorrow from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. for construction work on the new center for rehabilitation education, Stan Zygmunt, university spokesman, said in an e-mail.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Area colleges ranked nationally

For the 21st year, the University of Scranton received a top-10 ranking for best regional universities in the north. In the annual report released today, the university was ranked seventh.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Marywood University, Wilkes University, Keystone College

Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Namedropper, Sept. 7, 2014

Committee members gather to discuss final plans for Scranton Central High School class of 1969's 45th anniversary gathering, scheduled Saturday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at Slocum Hollow Bar in the Lodge at Montage Mountain Ski Resort.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Susquehanna University

Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Seminary Lower School welcomes new faculty

Wyoming Seminary opened its 171st academic year by welcoming new faculty to its lower school campus. Barbara Bee, who teaches fifth, sixth and seventh grade math and coaches the school's MathCounts team, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College and a Master of Education degree in mathematics from Millersville University, plus Pennsylvania and Delaware teaching certification for secondary math education.

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Related Topix: Franklin & Marshall College, Scranton, PA, Seton Hall University, Marywood University

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Suburban Weekly

Area Resident Named School Director

The Scranton School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children will start the 2014-'15 school year with a new leader. Jon Konzelman was recently named as the school's director.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Scranton mayor fills vacancy on sewer authority

Mr. Courtright appointed Dominic Georgetti of Pittston Avenue to fill a vacancy created by the recent resignation of Elizabeth "Liz" Randol.

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The Citizens' Voice

Wyoming Seminary Upper School welcomes new faculty

Wyoming Seminary opened its 171st academic year by welcoming eight new faculty to its upper school campus.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Student scavengers hunt in Downtown Scranton

The University of Scranton's mascot Iggy was everywhere the afternoon of Aug. 28. Photos of Scranton's lovable mascot were hung in 37 downtown businesses, ready for pairs of Scranton students armed with Smartphones to find and photograph, as part of the University's fourth Annual Downtown Scavenger Hunt.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Downtown (New York, NY)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Catholic author visits U of S

Leading Catholic author Jay Sullivan will speak at the University of Scranton about his award-winning book "Raising Gentle Men: Lives at the Orphanage Edge."

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The Citizens' Voice

La Festa Italiana celebrates food from the old country

Cristin Palermo started with mozzarella sticks dipped in marinara sauce before moving on to tomato bruschetta heaped over garlic bread.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Italian Cuisine, Scranton, PA, Pizza, Old Forge, PA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Pocono Record

Charter school kids enter Pocono Mountain schools

A former Pocono Mountain Charter School administrator and a majority of the students left without a school when the charter shut down are moving to the Pocono Mountain School District.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pocono Record

Stroudsburg grad uses fellowship to study butterflies

Elizabeth Joyce of Stroudsburg was among six University of Scranton students who received a President's Fellowship for Summer Research award for 2014.

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Suburban Weekly

Programs for Students

Area elementary, middle and high school students can test their science, physics, math, art and writing skills at several academic competitions scheduled at The University of Scranton during the academic Year.

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The Citizens' Voice

Wilkes-Barre Chapter of UNICO presents scholarship

The Wilkes-Barre Chapter of UNICO National recently instituted its own scholarship program.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Westmoreland News

Jennifer Grigsby is the new Principal of Colonial Beach High School.

Grigsby worked for Colonial Beach Public Schools for a number of years in various positions.

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The Day

Guilford Ready for a New School Year

As another school year kicks off, new Guilford teachers, social workers, and administrators are looking forward to working in the public school system.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Star

Board names new Career Center director

STAFF PHOTO BY ROB NOVIT At an Aiken County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Phillip Taylor was recognized by the Board for his new position in the Department of Special Programs.

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