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  1. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

    Editor: I have followed with interest the development on Jessup Mountain and the discussions regarding the siting of the state-of-the-art natural gas power plant by Invenergy. My first reaction reminded me of Gov. Robert P. Casey's pledge to build a highway to Carbondale.

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  2. 'Citizens' group rallies before borough hearing on power plantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    The Citizens for a Healthy Jessup and dozens of their supporters gathered in Station Park Sunday to rally support for their efforts to stop a power plant from being built in the borough. "Regardless of what happens, we are all going to be living here together.

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  3. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    MICHAEL J. MULLEN / SAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A barrier marks the dead-end of Valley View Drive at Valley View Business Park in Jessup. A letter writer says the site needs a second access point from Salem Road to the north.

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  4. Committed to their communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    Lackawanna County has four female mayors, all of whom have been active in their respective communities even before being elected. From left: Clarks Summit mayor Patty Lawler, Blakely mayor Jeanette Acciare-Mariani, Jessup mayor Beverly Merkel and Archbald mayor Shirley Barrett.

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  5. Sierra Club announces opposition to proposed power plantRead the original story

    Friday | The Times-Tribune

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the Sierra Club announced its opposition to a 1,500-megawatt natural-gas-fired plant proposed for Jessup. "The operation of this plant would encourage further natural gas hydraulic fracturing in Northeast Pennsylvania and would produce significant air and water pollution for Jessup and the surrounding Lackawanna River valley," club officials wrote in a press release Friday about the proposal submitted by Chicago-based Invenergy.

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  6. Invenergy ramps up community relations effortsRead the original story

    Friday | The Times-Tribune

    Amid increasing opposition to its plans, the energy developer looking to build a power plant in Jessup is taking steps to show that it can be neighborly. Invenergy LLC announced this week it would start a $300,000 scholarship program at Lackawanna College.

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  7. Wolf tours technology incubatorRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Times-Tribune

    Gov. Tom Wolf's idea of who would drive Pennsylvania's economy was confirmed by his survey of technology company founders and employees he met during a tour Friday of the TekRidge Center in Jessup. He asked where they were from and the answers were places such as Avoca, Honesdale, Archbald, Scranton and Forty Fort.

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  8. Earth Day with eye toward futureRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Times-Tribune

    The preceding 44 installments passed without much impact here in Our Stiff Neck of the Woods, but this one sees citizens demanding a future that doesn't double down on the delinquent debts of the past. Scarred by the anthracite exploitation that fueled Gilded Age fortunes at the expense of generations to come, Lackawanna County now struggles with a pair of propositions that could cement our region's reputation as America's Dumping Ground.

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  9. 112th voters might take 'bribes' elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Times-Tribune

    Residents pack a Jessup Planning Commission special meeting regarding a possible power plant to be built near the borough on Wednesday night at the Jessup Hose Company 1 Fire Hall. Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Story by O'Connell We interrupt this primary election for Lackawanna County commissioner and other offices to bring you a preview of the race for state representative in the 112th Legislative District next year.

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  10. Lackawanna County Court NotesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Times-Tribune

    Michael and Kristen G. Dux, Honesdale, to Thomas Hafler, Jessup; a property at 102 Farview St., Carbondale, for $95,000. Kenneth and Linda Powell, Scott Twp., to Michael Angelo Jr. and Mary Ann L. Viola, Dunmore; a property at Rocky Glen Road and Interstate 81, Moosic, for $270,000.

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  11. Jessup planning commission denies recommendation for zoning changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Times-Tribune

    Opponents of a proposed natural gas power plant gained a small victory Thursday when the borough planning commission denied a recommendation for a zoning amendment that would move developer Invenergy LLC one step closer to breaking ground. Borough council must take Thursday's decision, as well as a recommendation from the Lackawanna County Regional Planning Commission, into consideration before choosing whether to grant the amendment.

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  12. Valley View School District facing $1 million budget gapRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times-Tribune

    Valley View School District's first look at its 2015-16 budget brought a bleak outlook with a near-$1 million funding shortfall. District Business Manager Corey Castellani gave his initial budget presentation to the board of directors during Wednesday's work session, estimating next school year's expenses at $30.6 million.

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  13. Lackawanna County Court Notes 4/15/2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Times-Tribune

    CSM Realty Partnership, Lackawanna County, to Pasco F. Tomaino, Clarks Summit; a property at 307 Dolph St., Jessup, for $78,000. Wells Fargo Bank, Frederick, Md., to Paul and Diane C. Brojakowski, Olyphant, as joint tenants with rights of survivorship; two parcels in Scott Twp.

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  14. Power plant worthy project, if ... Tax revenue, jobs, reduction in pollution favor proposalRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Times-Tribune

    Back before Gov. Robert P. Casey pushed through funding for the highway that transits the eastern side of Lackawanna County, and before it was named for him, the project's working title was the Lackawanna Valley Industrial Highway. Over the last 15 years, the Casey Highway has well-served that purpose, opening formerly inaccessible land to economic development and job creation.

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  15. Chris Kelly: State rep runs into a buzzsawRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Times-Tribune

    To a roster that includes Napoleon at Waterloo, Custer at Little Big Horn and Pickett at Gettysburg, we can now add Frank Farina at Jessup Hose Company No. 1. The Democratic state representative hosted a town hall meeting Thursday night at which he presented a panel of experts he said would "address the facts" of a natural-gas-fired electric power plant proposed for the borough.

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  16. Sports Clipboard 4/10/2015Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | The Times-Tribune

    Scott Greens Golf Club and the Lackawanna County Parks and Recreation will hold its annual women's golf clinics on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. beginning April 28 and going through May 19. The clinics will be for beginner and intermediate level players. Cost is $60 and each participant will receive an instructional DVD.

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  17. Farina brings answers on power plant proposal at town hallRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | The Times-Tribune

    Hours after the county planning commission decided Jessup's zoning ordinance unduly restricts power plants, dozens of disgruntled residents told a panel of experts why they don't want one. Rep. Frank Farina, D-112, Jessup, held a town hall meeting Thursday night in the Jessup Hose Company No.

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  18. Residents voice concern about proposed Jessup power plantRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Times-Tribune

    A standing-room-only crowd packed the Jessup Borough Building on Monday for public comment on a proposed natural gas power plant, where more than a dozen residents spoke out. Chicago-based Invenergy proposes to build a 1,500-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant south of the Casey Highway off Sunnyside Road.

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  19. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Times-Tribune

    ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE Sen. Barry Goldwater, left, and Richard Nixon chat in San Francisco in July 1964 before Mr. Goldwater's nomination as the Republican presidential nominee. A letter writer recalls how Mr. Goldwater broke with GOP conservatives in the latter stage of his political career.

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  20. Sports Clipboard 4/04/2015Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Times-Tribune

    Registrations are being accepted for the Stan Waleski Basketball Camp for boys and girls in grades K-8 from July 6 through Aug. 7 at the St. Joseph's Oblates gym in Laflin. Interested players: stanwaleski@yahoo.com or stanwaleski.com.

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