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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 $50/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Blood donation center open for holiday

The Red Cross Donor Center on Olive Street in Scranton will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Labor Day, all presenting donors will receive a Red Cross Mason jar tumbler.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Panel to seek new federal magistrate

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Blewitt will retire as of Jan. 1, and a merit selection panel will interview and recommend candidates to replace him.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Crash Kills Old Forge Boy, 12, Sends Father to Hospital

A boy who started 7th grade just days ago is dead, and his father was seriously injured in a crash Saturday night on South Keyser Avenue.

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The Times-Tribune

Unsound tax dodge in Throop

Council last week asked its solicitor to look into raising the borough's income tax by 0.75 percent - the same proportion as the city's commuter tax.

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The Citizens' Voice

Blight poses challenges for distressed cities

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE This vacant South Grant Street property in Wilkes-Barre sits boarded up.

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The Citizens' Voice

La Festa Italiana celebrates food from the old country

Cristin Palermo started with mozzarella sticks dipped in marinara sauce before moving on to tomato bruschetta heaped over garlic bread.

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Evening Sun

3 juveniles dead in Pennsylvania SUV crash, 3 hurt

State police did not release the ages of those involved in Saturday morning's crash but said all were juveniles.

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The Times-Tribune

UNICO Scranton chapter 3rd Annual Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial Race

Around 100 runners and walkers participated Saturday in the third annual Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial 5K Run/1 Mile Walk, but at least three times as many children will benefit.

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The Times-Tribune

Symphony of service Music teacher uses talents to improve community

Michele Conaboy, a music, voice and piano teacher, in her home in Scranton for Home Showcase.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

King's exhibits photos from Uganda trip

'School Girl,' a photograph taken at St. Andrew Primary in Jinha by Dr. Noreen O'Connor, associate professor of English, King's College, is part of the exhibit being held through Sept.

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The Times-Tribune

Three juveniles killed in crash in Wayne County

The incident occurred on Goose Pond Road in Paupack Twp., Wayne County, around 11:30 a.m., according to a statement from Trooper Connie Devens , a spokeswoman at the Dunmore barracks.

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The Times-Tribune

All aboard! Railfest 2014 kicks off at Steamtown Historic Site

Ida Golub, a native of Russia who now lives in Scranton, loves that it's home to Steamtown National Historic Site because the trains and rails there evoke memories of her motherland.

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Pocono Record

Charter school kids enter Pocono Mountain schools

A former Pocono Mountain Charter School administrator and a majority of the students left without a school when the charter shut down are moving to the Pocono Mountain School District.

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The Times-Tribune

McDade checkpoint yields 2 DUI arrests

Only two of those were for driving under the influence, said Scranton police acting Capt.

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The Times-Tribune

Valley View, private school settle sexual assault lawsuit

The parents of an autistic boy who was allegedly sexually assaulted at a private school for special education students agreed to accept $60,000 to settle a lawsuit.

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The Times-Tribune

Scranton schools ditch administrator directly overseeing curriculum

Instead of hiring a supervisor of curriculum and instruction, the district will split those duties between the supervisors of elementary and secondary education, and continue to rely on teachers to write the curriculum they teach.

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The Times-Tribune

St. Cats faces daunting fix at old zoo

TRIBUNE FILE Animal pens at the Nay Aug Zoo are falling apart, contain litter and are overgrown with weeds in Scranton.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Would-be hitman sentenced to 35 years in prison

A Scranton man who took part in a failed murder-for-hire plot was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison by U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Repairs Underway At Mall After "Smashing" Entrance

Police are trying to figure out why a driver drove right into Boscov's department store at the Mall at Steamtown Friday morning, leaving a hole in the glass, and that part of the building off limits.

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Freshnews

City of Scranton Expands Pango Citywide with Italian Festival

Pango, headquartered in New York City, kicks off a four-year expanded partnership with the City of Scranton at the city's annual Italian Festival over the Labor Day weekend.

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