Volunteers replace American flags at veterans' graves
Gripping a small American flag in his left hand, Louis Marion slowly walked through the cemetery, studying the names engraved on the headstones.
Sat May 18, 2013
Random Notes: Volpe-Wansacz fallout, plus mystery flier
There's a new wrinkle to the referendum on Tuesday's primary ballot regarding a commission to recommend the future structure of Lackawanna County government.
Tue May 14, 2013
Law Firm to Host Free Seminar on 'Hedges, Views and Easements:...
Fences, hedges and views, and their litigation, seem to be in the news weekly. Recently, local legislative bodies have put hedges on their top agenda.
Mon May 13, 2013
Former turnpike employee waives preliminary hearing in Turnpike a pay-to-playa scheme
Former turnpike employee Raymond Zajicek waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday in the 'pay-to-play' scheme involving former top officials of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Sun May 12, 2013
`Big tent' task force to rewrite Act 47
The effort to rewrite a quarter-century-old state law governing financially distressed municipalities like Scranton is taking a new turn with a "big tent" task force convening to try to work out a compromise acceptable to municipal and state officials, business and labor and financial lenders.
'Reach for summit,' BBC grads told
More than 230 graduates were recognized during Saturday's 81st commencement at Baptist Bible College & Seminary, with President Jim Jeffery urging those earning diplomas to "climb higher in following and serving Jesus Christ." Diplomas presented at Phelps Student Center ranged from one-year Bible certificates to five doctoral-level degrees.
Sat May 11, 2013
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In their combat uniforms of dark suits and shining lapel pins, state Sen. John Blake, D-Archbald, state Rep.
Thu May 09, 2013
County to acquire properties for prison parking
Lackawanna County plans to acquire three properties near the county prison on North Washington Avenue to create off-street parking for jail employees and visitors.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Times Leader
State's top court upholds redistricting plan
A year after a five-member legislative redistricting panel approved new boundaries for state House and Senate districts, the state Supreme Court deemed the plan constitutional Wednesday in a 6-0 decision.
Homeless man hid heroin, cocaine, needles in underwear
Police seized heroin and cocaine from a suspected drug dealer's underwear Tuesday night - drugs the man told police he kept taped to his testicles prior to the search.
Archbald woman's Stuffed Cabbage Soup tweaked for Lent just as...
Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer Sturges resident Ruth Snell presents a batch of her Cabbage Rice Soup, the winning recipe for this week's Local Flavor: Recipes We Love contest.
The Citizens' Voice
Corbett unveils pension overhaul bills
Gov. Tom Corbett sought to build momentum Tuesday for a key part of his state budget proposal by unveiling legislation to change future retirement benefits for state government and school district employees.
Sun May 05, 2013
Support for students Dunmore woman helps U of S undergrads toward potential
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Dunmore resident Mary Ellen Pichiarello helps students realize their academic potential in her position as learning enrichment specialist for the University of Scranton's Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence.
Sat May 04, 2013
Archbald business cited for liquor violation
NKJK Inc. - Kenny's Cafe, 153 Spruce St., was cited for possessing or operating a gambling device or paraphernalia or for permitting that activity on its premises on Oct.
Thu May 02, 2013
Three seek to fill opening for Archbald mayor
With Archbald Mayor Ed Fairbrother declining to run for another term, the race for mayor is wide open.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Woman Accused of Abusing Her 96-Year-Old Mother
A Dickson City woman is facing charges in connection with a shocking case of elder abuse involving her 96-year-old mother.
Archbald council candidates by for Democratic nomination
The growth comes with a downside: Cost. New residential roads need to be plowed, garbage picked up and property protected.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Three Democrats, two Republicans in race for sheriff
The pending retirement of Lackawanna County Sheriff John Szymanski after eight terms is attracting a big crowd of potential successors.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hearings delayed for defendants in Midvalley cocaine ring
Three Lackawanna County residents charged in March in connection with a Midvalley cocaine trafficking operation had their preliminary hearings on Friday continued to May 29.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Turlip to be magistrate for Scott Twp.
Two years after their magisterial district was moved to District Judge Sean McGraw, residents of Scott Twp.