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3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
A former Florida man who tried to hire a hit man to kill his ex-wife cannot withdraw his guilty plea, a federal judge ruled.
7 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
He can't help but feel proud of the strides the festival has made in its first decade as it prepares to return for another weekend of top-notch music.
7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
First row, from left, are Patricia Harrington, Ed.D., intern provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, and Nicole Thomas, who received the Excellence in Early and Primary Education Award at The University of Scranton's 2014 Commencement Exercise.
8 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Guest speaker Micah Halpern at the Israel Solidarity Rally held at the Jewish Community Center on Thursday, Jluy 24, 2014.
At the beginning of the decade, Judy Goss lost two jobs in six months. Her husband's business failed.
A new study suggests the decline of rust belt cities such as Scranton and Wilkes-Barre didn't make their residents unhappy, but that residents' unhappiness helped along their community's decline.
Jack Loscombe resigned earlier this month citing personal financial difficulties.
Five students from Lackawanna Trail High School recently joined forces to build a garden for clients at St. Joseph's Center in Scranton.
Wiz Khalifa and his friends are hitting road for the latest installation of Wiz's Under the Influence of Music tour.
Class of 2014 graduates of The University of Scranton's Honors Program, which is among the Jesuit university's programs of excellence, gathered on campus recently.
Agency owners Sharon Grivner , of the Sharon A. Grivner Agency, Paul Hirschler , of the Paul R. Hirschler Agency, Len Podrasky , of the Leonard J. Podrasky Agency and Wallace Stolarcyk , of the Wallace Stolarcyk Agency, earned designations as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.
JUDGE Firefighters unionpresident "Somebody is going to pay the retirees their back pay.
City Living Tour, a fundraiser for Voluntary Action Center that will take people on a walking tour of downtown Scranton residences.
Health care workers who have an associate degree or less represent 6 percent of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area's workforce, the fourth highest rate nationwide and a sign of the region's aging population and growing demand for health care services.
MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Lackawanna College President Mark Volk stands in the courtyard between two buildings of Adams Plaza, at Adams Avenue and Mulberry Street, Scranton.
As Newswatch 16 morning meteorologist Joe Snedeker makes his way across Pennsylvania for Go Joe XVII, another, much smaller version of his ride took place in Lackawanna County.
According to the analysis, co-authored by Joshua Gottlieb of the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton region is the least happiest place in the United States.
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 05:44 am
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