Thursday May 16
Volunteers were recognized for their dedication and devotion to patients, residents, clients, consumers and families at a luncheon Allied Services Integrated Health System conducted during National Healthcare Volunteer Week.
Thursday May 16
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Tom and Barb McIlwee stand outside of their Clarks Summit home with a picture of Barb and their son-in-law, Tim McCoy, following their kidney transplant operation on Thursday, Feb.
Thursday May 16
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The first recipient of the professor Dr. Jay Nathan, Ph.D., scholarship at the University of Scranton is Nathawut Suksomanat, a graduate student from Chonburi, Thailand.
Tue May 14, 2013
Man wakes to truck being stolen, turns up damaged in Luzurne County
A Clarks Summit man awoke early Tuesday morning to the sound of his truck being driven away from the house he was sleeping at.
Mon May 13, 2013
Marywood University confers more than 850 degrees at 95th annual commencement
The Clarks Summit native said the first person he wanted to hug when he walked off stage at the Marywood University commencement ceremony was his mom, Marian Kropa.
Sun May 12, 2013
'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.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Times Leader
Nurses find their niche at insurance company
As National Nurses Week comes to a close, two nurses working for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania say the field has more to offer than jobs in doctor's offices and hospitals.
Heroin Bust in High Class Neighborhood
Lackawanna County detectives said a couple was renting an apartment in a historic home in Waverly Township and at the same time the two were selling heroin and psychadelic mushrooms out of the place.
The Citizens' Voice
Corrections & clarifications 5/10/13
The exhibit "For the Sense" opens today at Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. It features photography by Katie Larsen-Lick of Mountain Top, mixed media by Mary-Beth Korutz-Killian of Plymouth and ceramics by Jeff Kuratnick of Clarks Summit.
Dalton officials urging residents to help with feral cat problem
An employee of a local veterinary hospital advised borough residents on Thursday to trap the colonies of feral cats roaming borough neighborhoods so officials can spay or neuter them.
Thu May 09, 2013
Former Scranton mayor reveals his top 10 mayors for city
As Scrantonians prepare to select a new mayor, former Mayor David Wenzel offered the Lackawanna Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees a look at some of the Electric City's most extraordinary leaders on Wednesday afternoon.
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Vocalists, guitarists, drummers and others are part of the concert highlighting student musicians that will take place at the Clarks Summit Borough Building, 304 S. State St., during the Clarks Summit Second Friday Art Walk and the Downtown Go Around this Friday evening, May 10, from 5-10 p.m. Clarks Summit Borough will rock both inside and out ... (more)
Around Town for Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road, will host its annual "Waverly Waddle" 5K walk/run on Saturday, May 11.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hofstra journalism students win $10G in Fox News contest
Three student journalists at Hofstra University have won $10,000 from Fox News Channel in a nationwide college journalism contest.
The News Item
Binsack out of prison, into 'corrections residency'
Scott J. Binsack was released Monday from the State Correctional Institution-Rockview after spending six months there on charges he violated parole, said Sherry Tate, director of the Office of Policy, Legislative Affairs and Communications for the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole .
Mon May 06, 2013
Doing Business In The Dark
Power has been restored in the Clarks Summit area of Lackawanna County, but for a few hours Monday homes and businesses were left without electricity.
Sat May 04, 2013
Lackawanna County Court Notes 5/3/2013
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Fri May 03, 2013
Board of Trustees election results announced
Penn State alumni, delegates of agriculture societies and the board elected two incumbents and five new members to serve on the University's Board of Trustees.
Thu May 02, 2013
Worship in Downtown Scranton for National Day of Prayer
Several people gathered Thursday in prayer on the lawn of Lackawanna County Courthouse Square in Scranton.