Friday Sep 12
US sanctions target key Russia economic sectors
The Obama administration is sanctioning Russia's largest bank as part of a new round of financial penalties aimed at punishing Moscow for its support of separatists in Ukraine. The U.S. is also expanding sanctions targeting Russia's energy and defense sectors.
Friday Sep 12
The Lebanon Daily News
Poland resumes gas deliveries to Ukraine
Gaz-System S.A. had halted the deliveries on Wednesday after Poland noted a sharp drop in gas deliveries from Russia this week. Germany and Austria had also reported a drop in Russian gas deliveries.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
County detectives get modest pay hike
Lackawanna County detectives will receive modest pay increases annually through 2016 under an arbitration ruling ratified Wednesday by the county commissioners. The ruling, known as an interest arbitration award, sets the terms for what will be a new three-year collective bargaining agreement between the county and the Lackawanna County Detectives Association, said Brian Loughney, deputy director of human resources.
Apple Cider Season In Full Swing
Apple cider season is upon us, and as we creep towards fall, folks around here are heading to cider mills in search of the sweet stuff. The shelves are stocked and the checkout counter is busy this second week in September at Ritter's Cider Mill near Mount Cobb.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Food, fun, blue ribbons at GDS Fair
DAVID FALCHEK / STAFF PHOTO ABOVE: Morgan Matticks, 10, of Plains Twp. says hello to a calf in the barn at the Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fair Saturday.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Sheriff's deputy charged with burglary, assault
Scranton police filed charges on a Lackawanna County sheriff's deputy with burglary and assault for breaking into her ex-boyfriend's home and attacking his current girlfriend while she slept.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Namedropper, Aug. 27, 2014
Gathering as Allied Services Integrated Health System honors the contributions and successes of employees and managers from various divisions at their bimonthly Miracle Maker luncheon are, seated from left: Francisco "Paco" Peters, Monica Piguave, Mary Ann Batulio-Laity, Renee Scott and Cindy Gaughan.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Moscow woman dies in Jefferson Twp. wreck
A 37-year-old Moscow woman died early this morning when her car flipped onto its side after colliding with a pole, state police at Dunmore said.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Steamtown National Historic Site
Railfest 2014 Participants, Activities Announced at Steamtown NHS
Visitors wait in line for their opportunity to climb stairs and view the locomotive cab of Union Pacific "Big Boy" #4012 Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, is the place to create family memories on Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31 of Labor Day weekend, as the National Park Service joins with partners to host Railfest 2014.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Getting there: A bit more humid, showers possible
The National Weather Service says there's a slight chance of showers between noon and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Getting there: Sun shining today, setting before 8 tonight
After a foggy start and an overnight low in the 50s, today will be sunny, with a high near 78. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 53. The sun rose at 6:15 a.m. and will set at 7:58 p.m. That's 16 less minutes of daylight than last Monday, and makes this is the first week the sun is setting before 8 p.m. this summer, Along with long ... (more)