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  1. Scranton man killed in crash on Northeast Extension of 476Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Pocono Record

    A Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission worker from Scranton was killed late Tuesday in a crash involving a wrong-way driver on the Northeast Extension, state police said. Paul R. Gerrity, 50, a turnpike toll collector since July 2016, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at milepost 75.4 near the Mahoning Valley interchange in Carbon County's Franklin Twp., police said.


  2. Man caught with 60 grams of fentanyl sentenced to as much as 15 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Pocono Record

    A 28-year-old man caught last year at a South Scranton hotel with $25,000 worth of fentanyl, the narcotic driving the lethality of the opioid epidemic, will spend at least 7½ years in state prison. Pierre Clemat, 38 Snell St., Brockton, Massachusetts, may spend as much as 15 years in a state prison - the high end of the sentence imposed Monday by Lackawanna County President Judge Michael J. Barrasse.


  3. Shawn Christy to appear Friday in federal court in ScrantonRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Pocono Record

    He's scheduled to have his first Pennsylvania federal court appearance Friday morning for threats he allegedly made on social media against President Donald Trump, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli and police. A notice announcing his initial appearance and arraignment Friday morning before U.S. Magistrate Joseph Saporito Jr. in U.S. District Court in Scranton, was filed Tuesday. 6 comments

  4. Partially mummified body discovered in Scranton houseRead the original story

    Monday Oct 22 | Pocono Record

    A badly decomposed body of a woman was discovered late Sunday night in a home in Scranton near the Dickson City border, Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland said Monday. The woman, whose name was not released because authorities have not yet made a positive identification, was discovered in 3511 Pennypacker Ave. She was estimated to be in her early 30s, Rowland said.


  5. Free screening of 'Heart of Nuba' in ScrantonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | Pocono Record

    Commonwealth Health will sponsor a free showing of the documentary, “The Heart of Nuba,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. Dubbed “The Film That Became a Movement,” this documentary tells the story of an American physician's unwavering faith and his enduring love for a forgotten people.


  6. Shawn Christy set to return to Pennsylvania to face threats charges Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Shawn Christy, the Schuylkill County man captured last month in Ohio after a summer-long police chase on charges he threatened public officials, will be back in the Keystone State by Tuesday, officials said Friday. “That's our scheduled date for return to Pennsylvania,” said U.S. Marshal Brian Fitzgibbon, enforcement supervisor in Cleveland, Ohio. 2 comments

  7. Sound and tea meditation set for Scranton universityRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The Asian Studies Program at The University of Scranton will host “Sound and Tea Meditation” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center, 900 Mulberry St., Scranton. Master Sheng Yen, a scholar and teacher of Chan/Zen Buddhism, founded the DDRC.


  8. Vegan lifestyle celebrated at NEPA VegfestRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Mark Collier, a black belt in Brazilian jujitsu, embraced the vegan lifestyle just over three years ago after his beloved dog Dozer died of cancer. “He was my best friend,” said Collier.


  9. Rosh Hashanah is a good time to pass on traditions to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Edith Jacobson, a Holocaust survivor, doesn't celebrate Rosh Hashanahh as she did as a young girl, but it still has a special meaning for her. Jacobson, now 94, was in the Theresienstadt concentration camp for two years when she was 18 along with her mother.


  10. Scranton man found competent for trial in 2014 slaying of neighborRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A northeastern Pennsylvania man has been found competent to stand trial in the death of a neighbor found slain in a bathtub. The Times-Tribune reports that that the decision by a Lackawanna County judge clears the way for a Jan. 7 trial for 30-year-old Joseph Thornton.


  11. Man accused of spraying tar on people in Scranton in custodyRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Video cameras in downtown Scranton captured a group of people being sprayed with tar early Sunday morning and the 41-year old city man accused of holding the hose. Michael D'Agostino, 613 Madison Ave., is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and criminal mischief.


  12. Police arrest two, seek third suspect in robberyRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | Pocono Record

    City police arrested two men Thursday in relation to a robbery and are seeking a third suspect linked to the incident. Officers arrested Lester Baldwin, 32, of Kingston, and Thomas Santerangelo, 21, of Scranton, on Thursday morning.


  13. Pennsylvania bishop punishes predecessor over clergy abuse Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A Roman Catholic bishop in Pennsylvania on Friday barred one of his predecessors from representing the diocese in public, citing his failure to protect children from abusive priests. Scranton Bishop Joseph Bambera announced the decision more than two weeks after the release of a grand jury report that faulted former Bishop James Timlin for his handling of clergy sexual abuse.


  14. Diocese, priests pay $3.7 million-plus to victims of sexual abuse Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The Diocese of Scranton and four of its priests agreed to pay more than $3.7 million in damages to compensate victims who alleged priests sexually abused them, according to a statewide investigating grand jury report. The diocese paid $3.745 million to six victims.


  15. Scranton Diocese responds to grand jury report Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The Grand Jury today released findings following its investigation into child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. As the community copes with the findings in this report, Bishop Bambera offers his deepest apologies to the victims who have suffered because of past actions and decisions made by trusted clergymen, to victims' families, to the faithful of the Church, and to the community at large.


  16. Lackawanna father, son deaths ruled murder-suicideRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Authorities say the deaths of a man and his son found miles apart in northeastern Pennsylvania have been ruled a murder-suicide. The Times-Tribune reports that autopsies were done Tuesday in Lackawanna County on the bodies of 81-year-old Andrew Staretz and 45-year-old William Staretz, both of Taylor.


  17. Father, friend charged in fatal Scranton arson-insurance schemeRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A botched arson-for-hire plot left a Scranton man dead and his father and a homeowner charged with murder. It was a simple plan, police said.


  18. Raceway traffic pattern changesRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Pocono Record

    The state Department of Transportation reminds race fans and others traveling to Pocono Raceway to the Poconos this weekend that single lane conditions exist on Interstate 80 eastbound between exits 284 and 293 in Monroe County. All lanes are anticipated to be open late Saturday afternoon, according to PennDOT's Friday afternoon statement.


  19. Man wrongly suspected in Frein sniper attack says police destroyed evidenceRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2018 | Pocono Record

    A man suing state police for detaining him during the search for convicted cop killer Eric Matthew Frein alleges authorities intentionally failed to preserve a video and written notes that would support his claims in the lawsuit. Jeffrey Hudak of Clarks Summit contends troopers knew the video taken of him while being transported to the Dunmore barracks for questioning and notes troopers took of the interview would be important evidence to support his claim he was under arrest and did not go willingly.


  20. Scavenger hunt highlights Scranton's muralsRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2018 | Pocono Record

    Murals in the Electric City received much attention Saturday during a scavenger hunt to support an initiative to add to the city's already existing public art. Thirteen teams competed in the Mural Run Scavenger Hunt.


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