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  1. Drunk driver who killed boy pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Citizens' Voice

    JAKE DANNA STEVENS / TIMES-SHAMROCK David Scott Turano is escorted out of the Lackawanna County District Attorney's Office in Scranton in October. Partway through a trial on charges of homicide by motor vehicle and related counts, a Carbondale man changed his mind Monday and took a deal offered by prosecutors.

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  2. Scranton police unveil literacy, outreach initiative in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Times-Tribune

    ... will also be volunteer readers. In a kindergarten classroom, Chief Graziano read "Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book." Lackawanna County Sheriff Mark McAndrew and Scranton Lt. Leonard Namiotka read to students in other classrooms. After reading his book, Lt. ...

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  3. Lackawanna County must repay $280,000 to PennDOT after auditRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | The Times-Tribune

    Lackawanna County has to pay back nearly $280,000 in state cash it misspent between 2007 and 2009 that was largely expected to fund road and bridge projects. The state Department of Transportation told the county the reimbursement is due after a state auditor general's office report noted problems with the county's liquid fuels funding oversight, acting PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Monday.

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  4. Woman who killed man while texting at the wheel pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Citizens' Voice

    JAKE DANNA STEVENS / TIMES-SHAMROCK Mary Timko pleaded guilty Monday to striking and killing Richard Cummings, 30, on the side of the Casey Highway near Mayfield on Oct. 12. The Fell Township woman who was drunk, high and texting behind the wheel when she killed one man and badly injured another pleaded guilty Monday in Lackawanna County Court. Appearing in khaki prison clothes and shackles, Mary Timko, 33, agreed to plead guilty to homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, two counts of aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence and driving under the influence.

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  5. Woman Admits to Deadly DUI CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The woman from Simpson admitted she was behind the wheel when she hit and killed a man along the Casey Highway in Lackawanna County in October of 2013.

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  6. Riverside Teachers on StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Teachers in the Riverside School District in Lackawanna County walked off the job Monday morning. They have been working under the terms of their old contract for more than a year.

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  7. Housing coalition celebrates 20 years of fighting homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Times-Tribune

    MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Lackawanna County Housing Coalition members plan a March 10 event honoring local organizations. From left: Jesse Ergott, Neighborworks NEPA CEO and coalition director; Gary Drapek, United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties president and CEO; Laura Ducceschi, Scranton Area Foundation president and CEO; and William J. Calpin Jr., Margaret Briggs Foundation.

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  8. DEP faces smell testRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Times-Tribune

    ... heart of the matter - whether the construction of a 400-foot mountain of garbage at the heart of one of Lackawanna County's most heavily traveled areas; whether the further establishment of this area as a regional dumping ground for the East Coast - ...

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  9. Job fair offers good news for unemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Times-Tribune

    ... available throughout Geisinger Health System and 193 of them are in nursing. Geisinger has 101 openings in Lackawanna County, of which 23 are in nursing, and 91 openings in Luzerne County with 39 in nursing, said Therese Pramick, a spokeswoman for ...

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  10. Hispanic population surgingRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Times-Tribune

    ... "But the police might think he said 'I did it.'" Some detectives are already learning second languages, Lackawanna County First Assistant District Attorney Gene Talerico said. The DA's office has translated copies of constitutional rights and ...

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  11. Lancaster police searching for man they say violated Megan's LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | PennLive.com

    ... from the Lancaster City Police Department. Hershey may have fled for a time to the Scranton area in Lackawanna County and returned to the Lancaster area recently. Hershey was listed as a transient at the intersection of E. Walnut St. and N. Plum St. ...

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  12. UGI again asks some customers to conserve gas; City of Lancaster now includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... of natural gas tonight through 9 a.m. Tuesday morning: A Carlisle, Cumberland County A Clark's Summit, Lackawanna County A Clearfield, Clearfield County A Downtown City of Lancaster, Lancaster County A Easton, Northampton County A Greater Willow ...

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  13. School Notes 2/23/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    "I actually had a lot of fun," said team member Kristina Gorel, an eighth-grader. "It's nice to know that all of the hard work pays off."

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  14. Neighborhood, crime watch meetings scheduled WednesdayRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    The Hill Neighborhood Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church Hall, Taylor Avenue and Gibson Street. Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick O'Malley has been invited.

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  15. Throop councilman eyes commissioner seatRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    A borough councilman on Sunday announced he plans to seek election in this year's Lackawanna County commissioner's race. Thomas Lukasewicz, a contract carpenter by trade, and entering his 22nd year on Throop Borough Council where he currently serves as president, said he will seek the nomination at the primary election this May. "I believe that the time is right for me to put everything aside and exclusively dedicate all of my time for the betterment of the citizens of Lackawanna County," Mr. Lukasewicz said.

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  16. U of S gallery hosts prisoner art exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Criminal Justice, and Criminology and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. It was also funded by a Lackawanna County Arts and Culture grant. Along with being available for public view, Cellblock Visions will expose 150 university criminal justice ...

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  17. Time to turn off the gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    COURTESY OF BRUCE ANDERSON A photo taken Wednesday by Bruce Anderson, chairman of the Columbia County Landowners Coalition, shows the Martin natural gas well pad. WPX Energy plans to plug the well and abandon the site this week.

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  18. Turning off the gas: Region's last exploratory well to be pluggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE A drilling rig sits at the Buda property in Fairmont Township in August 2010. Abandonment of the site was announced in November 2010.

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  19. Lackawanna County Commissioner, President Judge urge resident to stop texting while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Times Leader

    From left, Lackawanna County President Judge Thomas Munley, Eileen Miller and Commissioner Patrick O'Malley, advocates for eliminating distracted driving, place a Stop Testing magnet on one of the county's cars. From left, Lackawanna County President Judge Thomas Munley, Eileen Miller and Commissioner Patrick O'Malley, advocates for eliminating distracted driving, place a Stop Testing magnet on one of the county's cars.

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  20. Around the Towns 2/22/2015Read the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... vestibule by local artist Heather Evans, an undertaking funded through a Community Projects grant from the Lackawanna County Office of Arts and Culture. Ms. Evans, who grew up in Olyphant, said the $1,500 grant she was awarded paid for her artist ...

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