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  1. Fate of Scranton's commuter tax in judge's handsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The hearing on a lawsuit against Scranton's commuter tax ended Monday without a decision. Senior Judge John Braxton of Philadelphia, who heard the case in Lackawanna County Court, told attorneys on both sides he would issue a "timely" ruling.

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  2. Casey's brother settles bad faith insurance case for $22MRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    A Philadelphia law firm founded by Scranton native Matt Casey obtained a landmark, $22 million settlement of a bad faith lawsuit against an insurance company that refused to pay for serious injuries his client suffered in a car crash. The settlement, reached with Allstate Insurance, is the largest verdict in a bad faith insurance case ever obtained in Pennsylvania, according to VerdictSearch, a company that tracks verdicts and settlements nationwide.

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  3. Teen actor to appear at model search at Mall at SteamtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    Hector Bucio, who has appeared on television shows on The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon and CBS, will talk about his career at The Mall at Steamtown on Saturday during a model and talent search sponsored by Barbizon School of Modeling and Acting. A teen celebrity will make a special guest appearance at a model and talent search sponsored by a local modeling agency.

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  4. Judge may rule on Scranton commuter tax's fate MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    After daylong testimony in a lawsuit against Scranton's commuter tax, city solicitor Jason Shrive made a motion to dismiss the case before presenting his side. The burden of the 58 petitioners hoping to kill the commuter tax was to prove the city's tax ordinance was fundamentally illegal and they failed, Shrive contended.

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  5. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:09:26 13:19:05Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Federal Judge William J. Nealon chat in the judge's chambers Friday afternoon. Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer A day after announcing his resignation, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. dropped by a downtown Scranton courthouse to say hello to an old friend.

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  6. Medical college to award global scholarship in honor of West Pittston womanRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    Working past language barriers in Haiti and Kenya helped Elise Lynch better serve patients at the Care and Concern free clinic. The second year medical student at The Commonwealth Medical Center in Scranton was able to apply lessons she learned while working abroad to her patients, who hailed from as far away as Ecuador and Afghanistan, who visited the Pittston clinic.

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  7. Battle over Scranton's commuter tax heads to courtRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The Citizens' Voice

    A group of 58 petitioners filed a lawsuit a month ago in Lackawanna County Court against the tax, and Senior Judge John Braxton of Philadelphia is scheduled to hear the case. Enacted two months ago, the commuter tax is set to begin Wednesday.

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  8. Scene & Heard: A successful night on the dance floorRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    You can't blame Phil Meagher. The man couldn't be happier. He set out organizing Dancing Like the Stars in hopes of raising some cash for the Patient Kidney Association.

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  9. McCann School of Business plans fashion show to benefit Northeast Regional Cancer InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    Students from McCann School of Business and Technology will hold a "Heels to Heal" benefit fashion show from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Best Western Genetti Hotel Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre to raise money for the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. Several vendors, including Ga Bree's Boutique, Edwardsville; Gerri's Bridal Shop, Pittston and Savii Formalwear by Sarno and Son, Wilkes-Barre, will participate.

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  10. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Citizens' Voice

    CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE / ERIE TIMES-NEWS, CHRISTOPHER MILLETTE Rabbi John Bush demonstrates the blowing of the Shofar on Wednesday at Temple Anshe Hesed in Erie. The Shofar, which is a ram's horn, is blown at the start of Rosh Hashanah services, which mark the Jewish New Year.

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  11. LCTA hires interim executive directorRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Luzerne County Transportation Authority on Tuesday hired an interim executive director to take the helm in the absence of Stanley Strelish, who is suspended without pay while he awaits trial on fraud charges in the "ghost rider" scandal. Strelish, 60, and Operations Manager Robb Alan Henderson, 58, are accused of conspiring to inflate senior citizen ridership numbers to boost state funding for the agency, which the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation alleges collected more than $3 million in undeserved funding by reporting hundreds of thousands of riders who didn't exist.

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  12. Funds established for Dickson, Douglass familiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Citizens' Voice

    Pennsylvania state police have established a fund for the slain trooper. Contributions can be sent to the Cpl.

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  13. Man accused of fraud after changing bet at casinoRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The Citizens' Voice

    A Scranton man is facing fraud charges after changing up a bet at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, according to court documents. Qualeek Tamel Miller, 27, of 409 Olive St., is facing a single count of winning by fraud after switching a bet during a poker game at the Plains Township casino, police said.

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  14. University of Scranton reaching out to recovering state trooperRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Citizens' Voice

    Although Alex T. Douglass graduated from the University of Scranton long ago, the school continues to think of him as part of the community as the trooper recovers from a gunshot wound suffered in an ambush attack Sept. 12. "We found out that he is one of ours," said the Rev.

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  15. Photo: Lois A. Grimm, License: N/A, Created: 2014:09:20 19:25:51Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Citizens' Voice

    Sal Vulcano. truTV stars, Impractical Jokers, take the stage at the Kirby Center in downtown Wilkes-Barre on Saturday evening.

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  16. The week aheadRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Citizens' Voice

    Explorations, through Oct. 17, an exhibit of new work by Sabine Thomas. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston.

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  17. Bratislava Boys Choir to perform locally as part of celebration of Slovak heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    The 25 boys range in age from 10 to 25 and are students at a special music school in Bratislava. They will be welcomed by Good Shepherd's junior choir this morning, enjoy a pizza luncheon at the school, and perform a concert for the students at 12:45 p.m. They will meet host families from the school community this afternoon at a Slovak American buffet in St. Ignatius Church hall.

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  18. Mr. and Mrs. KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2013 | The Citizens' Voice

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Kelly Jr. of Pittston and Tequesta, Fla., celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows on Nov. 23, 2013, at the Gesu Catholic Church in Miami, Fla., where they were married in 1943. Their son, the Rev.

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  19. Local students take part in University of Success summer programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Citizens' Voice

    Students from Luzerne County were among the 20 incoming ninth-grade students who completed The University of Scranton's University of Success two-week summer institute held on campus in July. The summer institute is the initial event for incoming members of the University of Success, a four-year, pre-college mentorship program.

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  20. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:09:18 10:10:36Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Citizens' Voice

    Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II sons, Bryon III and Adam, and wife, Tiffany, walk into St. Peter's Cathedral behind the casket.

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