Tuesday May 21
Driver strikes parked car, two injured
Two people were taken to hospitals Monday after a man drove his Jeep Wrangler through a borough park, striking an occupied parked car.
Sat May 18, 2013
Random Notes: Volpe-Wansacz fallout, plus mystery flier
There's a new wrinkle to the referendum on Tuesday's primary ballot regarding a commission to recommend the future structure of Lackawanna County government.
Thu May 16, 2013
Olyphant bar cited for liquor law violation
TRTT Inc. - Thirst T's Bar and Grill, 120 Lincoln St., Olyphant, sold, furnished or permitted the sale of alcoholic beverages to a minor on March 23, the bureau reported.
Lane closures, projects will cause traffic delays today
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reports that maintenance and construction projects will result in lane closures and traffic delays in several areas today.
Sun May 12, 2013
Oscar Isaac Is Pablo Escobar; Glenn Close and More Join Low Down;...
Glenn Close , Taryn Manning and Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers have been confirmed to join Low Down , a 1960s-set drama about a jazz musician struggling with addiction.
Wed May 08, 2013
A "very unusual post-trip party" found Joe and Dolly Michalczyk entertaining travelers and Marywood Lifelong Learning senior learners during a presentation on Cuba, Dolly said.
Police investigating fight outside councilman's shop
Olyphant police responded to Custom Auto Repair, Burke Bypass, at 2:23 p.m. Friday, for a report of a fight involving four males.
Archbald woman's Stuffed Cabbage Soup tweaked for Lent just as...
Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer Sturges resident Ruth Snell presents a batch of her Cabbage Rice Soup, the winning recipe for this week's Local Flavor: Recipes We Love contest.
Olyphant officials discuss police cruiser crash
Mayor Jayme Morano said an officer was pulling onto the street when his contact lens fell out.
Mon May 06, 2013
Jessup brush fire burns 5 to 6 acres, fire chief estimates
Firefighters battled a brush fire the borough's fire chief estimated spread to between 5 and 6 acres late Sunday afternoon.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Brush fires spread over 12 acres in Lackawanna County on Sunday
Firefighters in Lackawanna County worked Sunday to extinguish at least two wildfires in the area, including a 10-acre blaze burning near radio towers that required aerial water drops.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Around the Towns for Sunday, April 28
In celebration of Arbor Day, three shade-tree organizations in the Abingtons will host an event to educate residents on the importance of planting trees.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Hearings delayed for defendants in Midvalley cocaine ring
Three Lackawanna County residents charged in March in connection with a Midvalley cocaine trafficking operation had their preliminary hearings on Friday continued to May 29.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Citizens' Voice
West Pittston man charged with leaving crash scene
Police say they were called to South River Street about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a two-vehicle crash.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Local Amputees Give Hope to Boston Victims who Lost Limbs
"21 days these people taught me how to walk without a leg," said 46-year-old amputee Renee Mackar of Olyphant.
Mid Valley school board questions CTC budget and adding officer in elementary
The Mid Valley School Board will eventually pay the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County, but a proposed budget was not approved at a meeting Wednesday.