Tuesday May 14
Old Forge man imprisoned for Burger King robbery
An Old Forge man will spend up to 18 months in county prison for a strong-arm robbery at the borough's Burger King on Main Street in October.
Sun May 12, 2013
Business Week in Review, May 12, 2013
The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce opened its Jessup business startup incubator, TekRidge Center, at a cost of $8.3 million.
Fri May 10, 2013
Verrastro to open first CNG filling station in Lackawanna County
Beer distributor LT Verrastro Inc. hopes to take advantage of the underground ocean of natural gas in Pennsylvania to run its fleet of trucks and cars less expensively - and more cleanly.
Thu May 09, 2013
Old Forge could consider superintendent candidates without education degree
The Old Forge School District could be the first in Lackawanna County to appoint a superintendent without a degree in education.
Mon May 06, 2013
Scholastic Superstar: Meet Sydney Read
Plans: To attend Temple University, where she has been accepted into the Honors Program and plans to major in cellular and molecular neuroscience.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Old Forge man sentence for online enticement
An Old Forge man who sent sexually explicit messages to a detective whom he believed to be a teenage girl was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Three Democrats, two Republicans in race for sheriff
The pending retirement of Lackawanna County Sheriff John Szymanski after eight terms is attracting a big crowd of potential successors.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Admission, $15 donation. - Greg Evans, a Democratic candidate for Scranton City Council, will have a free meet-and-greet event Wednesday from 9 to 11 p.m. at the Bog, 341 Adams Ave., Scranton.
Owner of Scranton temp agency jailed for recruiting workers illegally
The owner of a now-closed Scranton temporary employment agency will spend one year in prison for recruiting people living in the U.S. illegally to work at local businesses and illegally paying them under the table to conceal the scheme.
Two face drug charges for fleeing after traffic stop, one eats marijuana
Two Downvalley men are facing charges after a routine traffic stop turned into a foot chase in which one of the runners tried to eat marijuana, Scranton police said.
Bio boxes for Old Forge Candidates Old Forge candidates vow to clean up police force
Candidates running for Old Forge mayor all have one common goal - repair the credibility of the Police Department after two officers were charged last year with having sex with a minor.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Districts have opportunities to cut costs
Last week the Old Forge School Board voted, 4-3, not to renew its business manager's contract.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Business Buzz, April 21, 2013
The Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center has invested in purchasing intelligent room sterilization.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
The Times Leader
Honors & Awards
The three are Eric Joseph Esoda , executive director and chief executive officer; Leo Gilroy , director of strategy and innovation; and Robert Zaruta , senior business advisor.
The Times Leader
Rose Galasso still throwing in the 90s
Rose Galasso of Pittston will celebrate her 93rd birthday on April 24 the same way she celebrated her 90th - by throwing out the first pitch at a minor league baseball game.