Around Town for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Baptist Bible College and Seminary, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Twp., will host its annual winter concert on Friday, Dec. 13, at 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 3 p.m. and at 8 p.m. in the Murphy Memorial Library.
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These are the main characters in "Theatricks," the debut novel by Eleanor Gwyn-Jones.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Scranton attorney disbarred for theft from client
A Scranton attorney who stole $30,000 from a client, then hid the theft for nearly 10 years, has been disbarred from the practice of law.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
A jazzy twist on holiday classics
Just in time for the holidays, "Jazz Noel," the new CD/DVD set by Clarks Summit Pastor Bill Carter and the Presbybop Christmas Eve Band, is being released.
Secret Santas For Seniors From Keystone College
It wasn't the North Pole but it was secret Santa's workshop in Wyoming County and Keystone College students were playing the role of secret Santa's elves, wrapping gifts that will anonymously go to hundreds of senior citizens.
South Abington Twp. Supervisors OK 8 percent hike in sewer rate
Township property owners will see an 8.3 percent hike in sewer bill payments starting in January, after supervisors on Monday approved a $10 jump in the quarterly bill.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Traffic Snarled By Unexpected Power Line Work
It was quite a surprise for drivers who got stuck in traffic on Interstate 81 Friday morning in Lackawanna County.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Around Town for Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
Factoryville Borough will host its annual tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Factoryville Borough Building, 161 College Ave., beginning at 4:30 p.m. Santa Claus will arrive at 5 p.m. The community will gather to decorate the tree in front of the borough building with the help of the Boy Scouts of America.
Clarks Summit officials attempting to collect from sewer scofflaws
Borough property owners who owe more than $746 in sewer bill payments will soon receive a letter urging them to pay up.
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A Clarks Summit-based pastor and his Christmas Eve jazz band have released a live concert CD and DVD of their annual Christmas Eve performance.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Costa Drug Store to close next week
A fixture in South Scranton for more than a century, Costa Drug Store will close next week after owners sold the properties to a national drugstore chain.
Costa Drugs To Close
Costa Drugs is a family owned business based in Scranton with one pharmacy in the city, one in Dickson City and one in Clarks Summit.
Highland Associates Named 2013 Business of the Year
Highland Associates was honored with the 2013 Business of the Year Award by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce at the annual Chamber Gala featuring the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
PennDOT plans $46 million Route 6 project to start in July
A 7.8 mile stretch of Route 6 between Clarks Summit and the Wyoming County line is scheduled for a three-plus-year, $46 million overhaul starting this summer.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Century-Old Clarks Summit Store Closes
One of Lackawanna County's oldest businesses shut its doors over the holiday weekend.
Clarks Summit fundraising helps disabled Nepal children
One example the organization OneBigBoost sold in a fundraiser at the Clarks Summit Fire Company's headquarters on Sunday depicted children of different ethnicities playing and harvesting fruit together.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Scranton shoppers buy local at Cultural Center
Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Shoppers look at a large variety of handmade jewelry made by Patricia Mercado of North Scranton during Sunday's second annual Buy Local Holiday Marketplace held at the Scranton Cultural Center.
Annual celebration marks fifth night of Hanukkah
A 6-foot tall menorah stood in the center of the Viewmont Mall on Sunday, awaiting the lighting of five of its eight candles to mark the fifth night of Hanukkah.
Business Briefcase, Dec. 1, 2013
Tuesday: Abington Heights School District Special Education Department will host the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Abington Heights Administration Building, Second Floor, 200 E. Grove St., Clarks Summit.
McLane carries on family tradition of military involvement
The McLanes were also a newspapering clan, and after returning from Vietnam, Mr. McLane went to work as a printer for the old Scrantonian-Tribune, where his father, William, served as advertising director.