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Scranton, Pennsylvania is located in Lackawanna County. Zip codes in Scranton, PA include 18512, 18505, and 18503. The median home price in Scranton is $92,000 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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Vatican Taking Action in Divisive Paraguay Diocese

Pope Francis is taking action in a divisive diocese in Paraguay where an Argentine priest, accused by a former superior of being a "serious threat to young people," has been removed as the No.

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7 hrs ago | Weekender

Smile! You've been caught by a 'sprocket rocket'

When: 6 to 8:15 p.m. Friday opening reception; gallery hours through Sept. 2 are from 10 to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays Camerawork Gallery is dedicated to hosting exhibitions of fine photography made by local, national and international photographers.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Special prosecutor examining tax sale of Scranton properties

An appointed special prosecutor is investigating the sale of three Scranton properties sold at a judicial tax sale in 2012.

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The Times-Tribune

Volunteer fire crews struggling with dwindling manpower

On Saturday, 911 operators dispatched the Clarks Summit Fire Company ambulance to Our Lady of the Snows Parish at about 5:34 p.m. When the company failed to assemble a crew within four minutes, operators dispatched two other companies, including an advanced life support unit coming from Scranton that arrived to the church at 5:53 p.m. and treated ... (more)

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The Times-Tribune

West Pittston woman struck by car in downtown Scranton in critical condition

A woman is in critical condition after a car hit her while she crossed Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton Tuesday afternoon.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton woman fights with police, gets stunned, keeps kicking

A woman screamed and cursed police, then tried to kick one after she was shocked with a stun gun and handcuffed early Tuesday morning.

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The Times-Tribune

Purse stolen from car parked in Scranton

A city woman believes her purse was stolen while she parked in the city Salvation Army's parking lot with her window down, Scranton police said.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Lackawanna County Contractor Facing More Charges

Detectives filed new charges against Joseph Senese saying the list of Senese's alleged victims is now three times longer.

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The Times-Tribune

Local students complete University of Success summer institute

Twenty students participated in The University of Scranton's University of Success summer institute, which introduced students to the four-year mentoring program and included hands-on projects, presentations and field trips.

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Hispanic Business

Sidenotes: Museum offering kids' Shark Camp, Movie series opens selection to public

Kids will engage in creative-arts activities in the morning and science-based ones after lunch before dismissing For more information, call 570-346-7186.

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The Citizens' Voice

Priest accused of molesting Elmhurst students removed from Paraguay post

A Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting students at St. Gregory's Academy in Elmhurst in 2002, and then recently landing a powerful position in a diocese in Paraguay, has been removed from his post by Vatican envoys.

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The Times-Tribune

Bleachers on the rise

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER The lead singer of Bleachers, Jack Michael Antonoff talks with audience members in the Fuzz 92.1 radio theater in The Scranton Times building Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Scranton School Board names acting superintendent, approves basis for teachers contract

In a meeting filled with contentious votes and frustrated teachers and taxpayers, the Scranton School Board appointed a new leader and approved the basis for a new teachers contract on Monday night.

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Catholic World News

After investigation of diocese in Paraguay, Vatican suspends ordinations

Following an investigation of the diocese led by Cardinal Santos Abril y Castello, ordinations have been suspended until Pope Francis resolves difficulties in the diocese, reports indicate.

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The Times-Tribune

Handgun stolen in city burglary

A city man in the process of moving into a new apartment had his handgun stolen Sunday from his home, Scranton police said.

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Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 4:34AM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Garfield, Mesa Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 4:34AM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued ... (more)

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Veterans News 7/27/2014

Veterans of the Vietnam War Post 1 membership drives, today and Aug. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wal-Mart, Dickson City.

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KERRY VISITS SCRANTON Presidential candidate John Kerry gives his speech at Courthouse Square on Friday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Scranton's newest councilman has been outspoken civic leader

Wayne Evans, of Scranton. photographics/photos/daily/911 headshots ORG XMIT: SC_20060910070533523035 ORG XMIT: SC_20061028064217621209 ORG XMIT: SC_20061031063827625015 ORG XMIT: SC_200806070635561731683 Financially-struggling Scranton needs sizable property tax hikes, donations from non-profits, union concessions, pension reforms and a commuter ... (more)

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St. Joseph's Summer Festival escapes the rains, captures the crowds

Volunteer John Mahor, of Scranton, works the grill with hotdogs and hamburgers during Joseph's Summer Festival Sunday at Marywood University on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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