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3 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic
Moosic Police said Robert Ellis, 34, of Scranton, is one of two men who broke into a mini-mart on Birney Avenue on Black Friday.
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7 hrs ago | Times News
It may feel like the beginning of spring now with temperatures rising to near 60 on Thursday, but don't get used to it.
11 hrs ago | Suburban Weekly
Factoryville Borough will host its annual tree lighting on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Factoryville Borough Building, 161 College Ave., beginning at 4:30 p.m. Santa Claus will arrive at 5 p.m. The community will gather to decorate the tree in front of the borough building with the help of the Boy Scouts of America.
15 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Acting Capt. Glenn Thomas said Marywood University students living at 417 Taylor Ave. were approached in their home around 11 p.m. by two men in their early 20s wearing dark clothing who demanded money.
The directors and officers of First National Community Bank have settled shareholders' legal claims against them, clearing a major hurdle in the restoration of the bank's fiscal health and public image.
The Bearcats men's basketball team will travel to play Mount St. Mary's on Wednesday night in Maryland.
Highland Associates was honored with the 2013 Business of the Year Award by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce at the annual Chamber Gala featuring the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence.
Police on Tuesday filed drug conspiracy charges against a man who claimed to be a deputized sheriff in Lackawanna County.
Robert Frisbie, 31, whose last address was 1001 W. Lackawanna Ave., appeared before Magisterial District Judge Alyce Hailstone Farrell in Lackawanna County Central Court on Tuesday for a hearing to determine if there is sufficient evidence to bind over charges he sexually abused a child from age 8 to 14. Mr. Frisbie's public defender, Sandra ... (more)
A treehouse in Scranton's Nay Aug Park accessible to people with disabilities stands as a symbol of Mayor Chris Doherty's approach to what government could - and should - do to improve residents' quality of life, he and advocates for people with disabilities said Tuesday.
A North Scranton man accused of trying to kill his father by setting fire to their home will undergo a mental-health evaluation.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital officials say services for patients will be uninterrupted as registered nurses hold a one-day strike beginning at 7 a.m. today.
Nothing says "Happy New Year" like a promise to yourself to spend less and save more.
Ms. Gwyn-Jones, who emigrated to Northeast Pennsylvania and set scenes from the novel locally, will host a reading and book signing on Thursday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. The novel tells the story of an English theater director who follows love to Scranton, but questions her decision to leave her homeland ... (more)
When it opens in the spring, a three story, $6.4 million housing facility on Penn Avenue in Scranton for homeless veterans may be the only one of its kind in the nation.