Friday Feb 28
A brief in Thursday's editions incorrectly reported that Clarks Summit is in the state's 113th House District.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Retailers Face a Wood Pellet Shortage
This year`s winter may have you paying extra to heat your home, but if you rely on a wood pellet stove, you may be out of luck.
The Abington Heights Civic League will host its monthly meeting on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, 115 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Sex assault hearing for former county correctional officer postponed
A hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to send a former county prison correctional officer charged with sexually assaulting female inmates to trial was postponed until April 7. Police charged Joseph Michael Black, 49, of Dickson City, in January with several sex counts after a county grand jury investigation into allegations he sexually ... (more)
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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Jason Farmer / Staff Photographer Ten-year-old Rachael Gerfin walks the runway at the 10th annual Pink Elegance on Parade fashion show, a benefit for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, on Sunday at the Radisson at Lackawanna Station hotel.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Throop council to develop plan for reclaimed mine land in spring
In November 2012, borough council voted to have aerial topography mapping done on the plot east of the Marjol Battery site.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Thaw will raise risk of flooding
Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer Lackawanna Ambulance EMTs transfer a patient Tuesday morning from an ambulance involved in a crash on the O'Neill Highway bridge over Interstate 81 in Dunmore.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Raising the bar: Sanderson Street Tavern pulls together good food, good prices and good company
Photos by Jake Danna Stevens / staff Photographer Michelle Miller and Nick Butsko run Sanderson Street Tavern, a new bar/restaurant in Throop that offers a sophisticated take on the corner bar experience.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Locals remember demolished Dickson City building, dance hall
For the last 13 years, the first floor of the 741 Main St. property housed the Mei Mei Restaurant, which sold Chinese food.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Clear the Snow Around Fire Hydrants
Not that you need another reason to shovel snow, but police in Dickson City want to remind residents to dig out around fire hydrants while digging out vehicles.
Demolition underway after Dickson City roof collapse; surrounding streets closed
The weight of a week's worth of snow proved too much for the roof of a restaurant on Main Street, causing it to cave in overnight.
Veterans News 2/16/2014
Dickson City VFW Post 5937 meeting, today, 3 p.m., American Legion Post 665, 901 Main St.; information about nomination of officers to be held March 16 at 3 p.m. Malia DAV Chapter 1 meeting, Monday, 7 p.m., American Legion Post 908, 625 Deacon St., Scranton; Joe Sylvester, 570-961-2696.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Pint-sized Good Samaritan returns found wallet
Five-year-old Mason Stets of Dunmore showed he has a big heart, as he found a woman's wallet in the Target parking lot while with his mother, Jill, and returned it to the Dickson City Police Department.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Rush to Repair Snowthrowers
It's the sound every snowthrower owner wants to hear, but right before another big winter storm, lots of these machines are stuck in the shop, 'busted.'
Two restaurants, hotel get OKs in Dickson City
At a meeting Tuesday, borough council unanimously approved land development plans to begin construction on a Chick-fil-A, a Chipotle and a Hilton hotel.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Around the Towns, Feb. 9, 2014
On Sunday, Feb. 16, from 4 to 7 p.m., celebrity bartenders will be slinging drinks and donating all their tips to Northeast PA Pet Fund & Rescue, a new animal rescue and assistance group based in Scranton.
Dickson City woman to donate kidney to former classmate
Christopher Cornell / staff photo Megan Allman plans to donate a kidney to fellow Mid Valley High School graduate Chris Polk, who was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Masked, knife-wielding pill robber overwhelmed by pharmacy customers
A masked and gloved woman armed with a knife demanded pain pills from the owner of an Olyphant pharmacy before she was overwhelmed by two customers Friday morning, according to a police report.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Opposition touts success of county government
The man organizing opposition to changing the form of county government laid out the case Thursday in favor of keeping the present three-commissioner form, saying it produced tremendous progress while avoiding the "squabblemania" of local borough and city councils.