13 hrs ago
The News Item
Man dies on I-81
A Scranton man was killed and four others injured in a Sunday morning one-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 near Foster Township, Schuylkill County.
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.
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.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Dickson City man demands beer, then attacks woman, police say
Borough police said a Dickson City man broke into a woman's home, demanded she leave to get him more beer, then became abusive when she rebuffed his request Sunday night.
One-two punch: Pair of longtime friends create acoustic sound of versatile 2 for Flinchin'
When he and longtime friend and collaborator T.J. Costello teamed up for their latest musical endeavor, he had just the moniker for them - 2 For Flinchn', an homage to the old childhood game in which flinching at a fake punch would get you two real whacks in the arm.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Holiday hangover cure: control your spending
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Police target rising threat: credit and gift card fraud
A man swipes through multiple gift cards and credit cards before finding one that works.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
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Even Santa Claus can't resist Black Friday, as he makes the trek to his greeting platform while surrounded by shoppers on Friday morning at the Viewmont Mall in Dickson City.
Black Friday shoppers get an early start with Thanksgiving deals
She arrived at 6:15 a.m. and, hours later, even had her holiday dinner while waiting outside the Toys R Us in Dickson City.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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Jason Farmer / Staff Photographer ABOVE: Monsignor Constantine Siconolfi, right, leads a long line of volunteers Thursday serving Thanksgiving dinner at St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen in Scranton.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Olyphant man charged in domestic assault
An Olyphant man threw a crock-pot to the floor, broke a kitchen table and slapped and pushed his girlfriend because he was angry he slept through dinner, police said.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Cold, wet and miserable. Then there's turkey and sun
AccuWeather senior meteorologist Paul Walker said the rest of today could produce one to three inches of snow and sleet.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Business Buzz 11/24/2013
The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center announced that small-business owner Joe Kotowski opened Cangiano's Express, an Italian deli and specialty store on Business Route 6 in Dickson City.
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.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
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The price of 15 items used in a traditional Thanksgiving meal fell by 13 percent from 2012, an annual Sunday Times survey of three supermarket chains indicates.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Paving project to cause lane, ramp closures in Dickson City
A paving project will close the ramp from Main Avenue to Interstate 81 North from 6 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Dipti Pancholy, Chinubhai Patel, Daxa Patel, Krishna Patel, Monalben Patel, Nimedhbhai Patel and Dharmesh Shah, were among those gathered at the BAPS Scranton Temple on Oak Street where, Dipti reports, more than 800 varieties of food were offered "as part of a tradition to show gratitude for God's bounty" during celebrations of the Hindu Festival ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
On Nov. 18 in NEPA
The program would employ 50 women and six men; they would get $60.50 a month. 50 years ago, Scranton Postmaster Bernard Harding announced a new service for downtown Scranton offering same-day, four-hour local mail delivery within the boundaries of downtown, West Scranton, Dunmore, Dickson City and Old Forge.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
New Dickson City Borough Building awaits some finishing touches
The renovation project at Enterprise Drive and Eagle Lane is about 95 percent complete, according to Councilman Mike Fedorka, but a delay in connecting utilities has temporarily stalled progress.