2 hrs ago
Patterson Aims to Bring Pride Back to Police Department
Ron Patterson remembers fondly the sense of enjoyment he took in coming to work each day as a young officer with the Fair Lawn Police Department before escalating inter-departmental strife boiled over into lawsuits and landed the department's dirty laundry in the news.
6 hrs ago
Antiques dealer especially values past
The 26-year-old grew up in a family business involving antiques sales in locations from Southbury to New York City.
The Times Leader
Radio host urges LCCC grads to excel
Guest speaker Tommy McFly, a Washington, D.C., radio personality and Luzerne County Community College alumnus, addressed the Class of 2013 at the college's 45th annual commencement Thursday, saying, "Today's the day you decide how much you want to be involved." "Whether you're the next Einstein or the next Snookie, that's awesome," McFly said ... (more)
Thu May 23, 2013
Grand Prairie Herald
Many find that the new year is a time to wipe the slate clean. In fact, 45 percent of Americans made New Year's resolutions, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology from the University of Scranton.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Resurrection School students have artwork on display at Newport...
The exhibit features an array of drawings, cartoons and pastels reflecting peace through virtues such as joyfulness, kindness, trust and wisdom.
Center Valley Woman Inducted Into Honor Society
Christina Rossi of Center Valley was among 78 University of Scranton students inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national honor society for students in Jesuit colleges and universities, at a ceremony held recently on campus.
Sun May 19, 2013
Local History: Scranton Army officer defects to East Germany upon rejection of his marriage proposal
ASSOCIATED PRESS files ABOVE: Army Capt. Alfred Svenson of Scranton leaves the morning session of his general court-martial on June 30, 1964, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Sat May 18, 2013
Drunken brawl leads to arrest in Scranton
A West Chester man tried to punch a University of Scranton police sergeant after leaving a bar early Friday, city police said.
Thu May 16, 2013
New PHEAA grant bill targets middle class
A Senate bill to target new state higher education assistance grants to middle-class students would expand financial aid opportunities at the University of Scranton, a top school official told a Senate panel Wednesday.
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2013:01:11 02:28:56
The first recipient of the professor Dr. Jay Nathan, Ph.D., scholarship at the University of Scranton is Nathawut Suksomanat, a graduate student from Chonburi, Thailand.
Around Town for Thursday, May 16, 2013
The annual 2-mile whole road of yard sales will take place on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. along North Turnpike Road from Dalton at the Dalton Pharmacy to LaPlume at the LaPlume Post Office where Turnpike Road meets Route 438.
Tue May 14, 2013
Democratic Candidates Fight For Scranton's Mayoral Office
"The mayor of the city of Scranton is that it will be a really difficult job. Why do you want this job?" asked the moderator with the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County.
Lisi fires repeated barbs at Lewis in GOP mayoral debate
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Scranton Republican mayoral candidates Gary Lewis, left, and Marcel Lisi take part in a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County on Monday night at the University of Scranton.
Mon May 13, 2013
Police hoping to find writer of mysterious letter left at crash scene
About two weeks after the collision that killed Marina Petersen and Melissa Martucci last June, a passer-by discovered a regret-filled letter that someone left at the roadside memorial marking the scene.
Talking About Class
When Heather Berg arrived at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2011, she was struck by the seemingly posh lifestyle many of her fellow students enjoyed.
The Office' cast and creators wrap-up a successful series run in Scranton
The surprise announcement of Steve Carell's presence at "The Office" Wrap Party cast farewell event rocked the thousands packed into the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' PNC Field May 4. Earlier that day, cast members, producers and writers of "The Office" TV show participated in numerous events throughout Scranton.
The Citizens' Voice
meet the candidates: magisterial district judge
Education: 1994 graduate of Pittston Area High School, 1998 graduate of University of Scranton and 2001 graduate of Penn State Dickinson School of Law.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Local: Tale of 2 Fresno State searches for business dean, president
While the search for President John Welty's replacement continues in secret, Fresno State had no problem showcasing four finalists to the public before picking a dean for the business college.
Albany Times Union
Donna Heald named dean of Russell Sage College
Donna Heald was appointed dean of the college. Most recently, she was associate dean for science education and director of pre-health professions advising at Fordham University.
Business Week in Review, May 12, 2013
The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce opened its Jessup business startup incubator, TekRidge Center, at a cost of $8.3 million.