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  • Monday Oct 5 | via 

    Jason Groves

    Jason Thomas Groves, 37, of Parkersburg, passed away Oct. 3, 2015, at his residence, due to a sudden heart attack. He was born Feb. 28, 1978, in Scranton, Pa., a son of Jeffrey David and Deborah Lynn Brammer of Parkersburg.


  • Thursday Oct 1 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Local musicians reflect on life of saxophonist Phil ...

    Phil Woods made his saxphone howl Sunday, Nov. 26, 1989 during a 1989-90 Jazz Series concert in the Lucan Center for the Arts. The concert was co-sponsored by Lackawanna County Arts to the People program and the Pennyslvania Council on the Arts and was arranged by Scranton mayor-elect Jim Connors.


  • Monday Sep 28 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Benefit keeps nurse, mother's memory alive

    For John Hartridge, filling a ballroom with people and raising awareness of cancer prevention keeps his wife's memory alive for him and his son. The ballroom of St. Mary's Center in Scranton was filled Sunday night for Judi H. Rock On 5, a benefit to support the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute in memory of Judi Hartridge, a nurse from Dunmore who passed away in December 2007 after a year-long battle with cancer.


  • Sunday Sep 27 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Peckville woman's behind-the-scenes job allows her t...

    JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Peckville resident Sharon Symuleski, office manager for the Northeast sector of CONCERN, doesn't "worry about silly stuff anymore" after the death of her husband and father within months of each other. The Peckville resident works as office manager for the Northeast sector of CONCERN, an organization that offers adoption, counseling, foster care and residential programs for youth.


  • Friday Sep 18 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Music with a mission: Memorial concert against cance...

    TRIBUNE A pink Road Scholar truck displaying the Judi H Rock On message will be parked outside the benefit. Since its inception in 2011, Judi H Rock On has raised over $180,000 for Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.


  • Saturday Sep 12 | via Martinsville Bulletin 

    BETZ, Nancy W.

    Nancy W. Betz of Twin Lakes Community, Burlington, N.C. passed away Monday, September 7, 2015.


  • Wednesday Sep 9 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Popil withdraws as Republican Scranton School Board ...

    Former Scranton School Director Greg Popil withdrew from the city school board election, saying it is "almost impossible" to win running for only the Republican ticket. Mr. Popil, a registered Democrat who won only a Republican nomination for the five available school board seats, would have faced a 3-to-1 Democratic voter registration advantage in Scranton.


  • Wednesday Sep 9 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Namedropper, Sept. 9, 2015

    St. Mary's Villa donates $875 from fundraiser proceeds to fire companies in Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Twp. From left: Michele Motichka, Maura Kivlin, Lisa Zamber, Rich Motichka, Deborah Besecker and Cathy Jones.


  • Jul 18, 1992 | via The Times-Tribune 

    Olyphant Woman Was 1ST to Enlist

    He read recently that a group is now planning a Women-in-the- Service Memorial for Arlington National Cemetery. So he came here to research his Aunt was 20 and working for the U.S. Navy as a civilian employee in Philadlephia.