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Clarks Summit man sentenced for trying to enter homes in the Abingtons
A Clarks Summit man must serve two years in a state intermediate punishment program that includes a stay in state prison for trying to enter two homes in the Abingtons and other crimes.
Tue May 21, 2013
Gibbons Victor In Race For County Judge
In a crowded race for Lackawanna County judge, a magisterial district judge from the Abingtons has come out on top.
Manetti, McAndrew Winners in Sheriff Contests
"I've been with the Sheriff's Office since 1982. I worked my way up through the ranks, currently the chief deputy for the last 24 years," Rinaldi said.
Thief steals cash, credit cards, handgun in Clifton Twp.
A thief broke into a woman's car and stole cash, credit cards and a handgun out of her purse over the weekend, state police at Dunmore said.
Mayor's Race and Referendums Draw Out Few Lackawanna Voters
This primary election has a chance to be historic in Lackawanna County, with voters in Scranton picking a new mayor for the first time in twelve years.
Candidates & Change On the Ballot in Lackawanna County
Lackawanna County Commissioner Corey O'Brien isn't on the ballot this time around, but his job is.
Municipal tax collectors sue school district
Four elected municipal tax collectors are suing the North Pocono School District to return their wages after seeing a 68 percent reduction in pay every year since 2010 for collecting real estate taxes.
Primary voting underway; turnout could be heavier than usual
Angie Ross is greeted by candidate representatives as she enters the Renaissance Center on Pittston Ave.
Judge ordered to re-evaluate woman's appeal in starvation case
Citing numerous deficiencies in the handling of the case, a state appellate court overturned a Lackawanna County judge's ruling that dismissed an appeal filed by a Fell Twp.
Mon May 20, 2013
Crowded Race for Lackawanna County Judge
It was the zero hour at the downtown Scranton headquarters for Alyce Farrell's campaign for Lackawanna County Judge.
Classic Cars Helping Students
Dreary weather didn't keep people from revving up their engines and showing off their vehicles in Lackawanna County Sunday.
Memorial Fund for Scranton Native Killed In 911 Attacks
Scranton, Lackawanna County- People gathered in Scranton this weekend to help raise money for a proposed 9/11 Memorial to an Electric City native.
The Citizens' Voice
Common Core at heart of education
Thousands of high school seniors throughout Pennsylvania are about to have the common experience of receiving a high school diploma.
Business Week in Review, May 19, 2013
First National Community Bancorp reported $1.7 million profit in the first quarter, a turnaround from the year-ago quarter when the bank racked up a $1.2 million loss.
Sun May 19, 2013
Police: Scranton man bites, then stabs brother-in-law
A Scranton man insistent on returning to the Dominican Republic bit and stabbed his brother-in-law who tried to calm him down Thursday night, Scranton police said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Trial date set for fatal North Scranton stabbing
A North Scranton woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend nearly two years ago may finally get her turn before a jury.
Random Notes: Volpe-Wansacz fallout, plus mystery flier
There's a new wrinkle to the referendum on Tuesday's primary ballot regarding a commission to recommend the future structure of Lackawanna County government.
County controller, administration trade accusations
Lackawanna County Controller Gary DiBileo said that if he mentioned it would be nice to have a private shower in the renovated Gateway Center office suite where he and his staff will relocate later this month, it was not a formal request and certainly not a serious one.
Fri May 17, 2013
South Scranton girl child chair for Saturday's Heart Walk
Photo courtesy of Angela Ceccarelli Photography Karley Rose Hill is the child chair for this year's Lackawanna County Heart Walk.
Pending Charges For Controversial Contractor
A Wilkes-Barre towing contractor, facing accusations of over billing customers, will soon face criminal charges.