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Lackawanna County Newswire

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  1. Child pornography charges filed in Mansfield RSSRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NorthcentralPa.com

    ... FBI, Mansfield Borough Police Department, PSP- Mansfield Barracks, and a task force of officers from the Lackawanna County Detectives and the Bloomsburg Police Department. On September 1, 2015, West was charged and arraigned in front of the ...

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  2. Baby Found at Church in MoosicRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    An infant has been found at a church in Lackawanna County. Authorities are trying to determine who left her there and why.

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  3. Man sentenced for North Scranton sexual assaultRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    An 18-year-old homeless man will spend between 4A1 2 to 10 years in a state prison for sexually assaulting a woman in a North Scranton back yard last December. Eric Dougherty, who was listed in charging documents as homeless, appeared Tuesday before Lackawanna County Judge Michael Barrasse to be sentenced on one count of sexual assault, a second-degree felony.

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  4. Mosquito Spraying Set for Lackawanna County on September 3 RSSRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | NorthcentralPa.com

    The Department of Environmental Protection will conduct a mosquito control operation to reduce high populations of mosquitoes on September 3, 2015, in Moosic Borough and Taylor Borough, Lackawanna County.

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  5. Pair threw rocks at family's car at grocery storeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... simple assault, propulsion of missiles onto roadways, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. He was at Lackawanna County Prison on Monday in lieu of $10,000 bail and awaiting a Sept. 8 preliminary hearing. No information was available on Mr. ...

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  6. Animal Owner Cited for NeglectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Humane Society officers spent most of Monday looking into a reported animal cruelty case inside a barn in Lackawanna County. Humane officers said they will cite the owner of the animals later in the week for lack of food and other sanitary issues.

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  7. Police: Scranton woman kicked friend down stairsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    ... of the residence. Police charged Ms. Scovers with attempted simple assault and harassment. She was in Lackawanna County Prison Monday night unable to post $2,500 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 8. We welcome user discussion on our ...

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  8. Lackawanna County land bank could soon be operationalRead the original story

    Monday | The Citizens' Voice

    Lackawanna County commissioners in June approved an ordinance to create the public authority empowered by recent state law to cut through red tape often associated with developing abandoned and blighted properties, but much work still remains for the land bank to become operational. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright sent his two picks to represent Scranton on the board of directors to city council and hopes to see the initiative gain momentum so it can start encouraging new development and returning properties to the tax rolls.

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  9. Elderly Couple Hit By Car In Old ForgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Q102.com

    An elderly couple is hurt after being hit by a car in Lackawanna County. WNEP-TV reports the couple was hit last night while trying to cross the street near South Main Street and Moosic Road in Old Forge.

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  10. Community Events Listings, August 31, 2015Read the original story

    Monday | The Times-Tribune

    ... Food distribution: Federal Emergency Food Assistance Program/Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency, Lackawanna County eligible resident food distribution WednesA day, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Spring Brook Fire Company, 20 Route 690; first-come, ...

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  11. Lackawanna County to keep Women's Resource Center legal program for a yearRead the original story

    Monday | The Times-Tribune

    For at least the next 10 months, a legal program that helps domestic violence victims separate from their batterers is no longer in danger of closing - thanks to Lackawanna County government taking over most of its funding. In late April, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence informed the Women's Resource Center of Scranton that the nonprofit organization lost a $200,000 state grant to support its Barbara J. Hart Justice Center project, leaving administrators scrambling to find the cash to keep it going.

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  12. College Football Player Saves Dad's Life, Loses LegRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... business. It was Monday May 11th and Tyler and his Dad we're at Saint Mary's cemetery in Scott Township Lackawanna County when they started having trouble with the truck they we're using. "We actually don't know what happened. The truck rolled away, ...

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  13. School districts face challenges with negotiating contractsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    With districts feeling the strain of increased financial obligations and no clear picture of state funding, area teachers' contracts are taking longer to negotiate. In Lackawanna County, teachers in five of 10 school districts are either working under expired contracts or have contracts that expire Monday.

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  14. Take steps to prevent mildew damageRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    ... the infection takes place does nothing. For more information, contact your local extension office. In Lackawanna County, call 570-963-6842 or email [email protected] We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To ...

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  15. Lackawanna County wireless network going strong two years laterRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    Two years after the launch of Lackawanna County's wireless network, 18 properties are connected and the public can access the Internet for free at any county building or park. The upfront $2.8 million paid for 24 large microwave radios that replaced the county's existing fiber-optic and copper-wire systems.

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  16. Dunmore man dies in motorcycle crash in ScrantonRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    A Dunmore man died in a hospital shortly after his motorcycle collided with a car in Scranton late Friday afternoon, Lackawanna County Coroner Timothy Rowland said. Michael Dawson, 32, died Friday evening after his motorcycle collided around 5:30 p.m. with a car at Vine Street and Prescott Avenue.

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  17. Districts face challenges with negotiating contractsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    With districts feeling the strain of increased financial obligations and no clear picture of state funding, area teachers' contracts are taking longer to negotiate. In Lackawanna County, teachers in five of 10 school districts are either working under expired contracts or have contracts that expire Monday.

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  18. $entry.nameRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    3. True or false? The Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services rehired five probationary caseworkers dismissed in the aftermath of a nearly two-week strike in May. 4. Which public school district was the first to welcome back students ...

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  19. Jessup zoning cure inevitableRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Times-Tribune

    ... restricts usage at the 44-acre site where Invenergy wants to locate the power plant. In April, the Lackawanna County Regional Planning Commission declared the borough's zoning code exclusionary because it would prohibit a power plant. So, council ...

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  20. Gun Safety Education in Lackawanna CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Guns are a part of life form many Pennsylvanians and when it comes to gun safety you can never be too young to learn. "We have a million hunters in Pennsylvania, that obviously tells you we have a lot of firearms in our households," said State Representative Frank Farina.

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