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Driver Sentenced To Counseling And Community Service
A man who pleaded guilty earlier this year to driving drunk and killing his roommate in a crash could be out of jail by January and that's at the request of the victim's family.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Courtright taps Doherty allies for transition finance team
Mayor-elect Bill Courtright appointed a transition finance committee that includes legal and financial experts with longstanding ties to Mayor Chris Doherty.
Archbald man charged in domestic dispute
Colin Rumford, 26, 19 Circle Drive, argued with Heidi Young in Mr. Rumford's car in the parking lot of the borough Quinn's Market on Saturday afternoon and the argument turned physical.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Stormy Weather Delays Holiday Travel
Flight delays and cancellations are affecting travelers heading to and from our area.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Employees of TMG Health display the more than 30 bags and boxes of food collected for the Voluntary Action Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania to distribute to Lackawanna County food banks.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Scranton's 2014 budget has $2 million hole as extra state fuel funds won't materialize
Scranton's proposed budget for 2014 already has a $2 million hole, but a built-in buffer might plug it, Mayor Chris Doherty said Monday.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
After long delay, now deeply involved in veterans organizations
When he rejoined civilian life, Mr. Griffin went on to become a union bridge construction worker for several companies over a 30-year period.
Tools of war: Archbald man helped provide infrastructure for Army...
Butch comegys / staff photographer Mr. Grffin stands near the monument outside American Legion Post 869 in Archbald.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Act 13 impact fees to fund Old Forge borehole treatment
Impact fees gathered from Marcellus Shale well operators will fund an effort to treat acid mine drainage from the Old Forge borehole.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Times Leader
Retirees urged to back bill to kill school property tax
Liedike, the campaign manager of Real Reform 76, met with about 30 local AFSCME retirees Thursday afternoon to provide an update on the legislation and encouraged them to continue to push for its passage.
Charges Filed in Two Child Sex Abuse Cases
Police in Lackawanna County arrested one man and are looking for another who both are accused of sexually abusing underage girls.
Archbald man charged with rape of young girl
Billy Seymour, 28, 301 Wayne St., began assaulting the girl when she was 9 years old, according to an arrest affidavit filed by Archbald Police officer Jamie Nolan.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
The Times Leader
Lawmakers OK gambling expansion at Pa. bars
Thousands of bars in Pennsylvania will be able to offer small games of chance after Gov. Tom Corbett signs a bill given final approval by lawmakers on Monday in the state's largest expansion of gambling since table games at casinos, bringing millions in tax revenue to the state treasury.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Local history: A judge embroiled in scandal
He was a protector of city trees and lover of regional history who climbed the ranks as a federal judge after getting his start on the county bench.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Crash slows traffic on Casey Highway this morning
State Route 6 West is closed between exit 4, Salem Road/Archbald/Cortez, and Exit 3, Jessup - Mt.
No tax increase, new police position in Archbald
The $3.8 million budget will include the purchase of a new police vehicle and dump truck, council President Joseph Simon said, reached by phone Thursday.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Times Leader
Yudichak: Marcellus shale cure for NEPA's woes
State Sen. John Yudichak Thursday said the Marcellus shale industry will lift Northeastern Pennsylvania "out of the cloud of economic hardship" and will continue to do so for generations to come.
The Citizens' Voice
Scranton entering CRIZ competition
Scranton sees an eleventh-hour opportunity to compete for a slot in a new state urban redevelopment program that has seemed out of reach for the city.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Vets weigh in on small games debate
As debate intensifies over expanded small games of chance, the commander of a statewide veterans group said Tuesday that veterans posts should be allowed to use a share of their games proceeds to help wounded combat veterans recuperate.