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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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12 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Wilkes-Barre foster couple sues state over Scranton case

The Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son abused a 7-year-old Scranton boy placed in their care by Lackawanna County's child protection agency lost their right to host foster children.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Kids get books, bags and new faces at family fair

Luis Vega, an 8-year-old student with a blue ninja turtle mask painted on his face, answered without hesitation at the Frances Willard Elementary School Family Fair on Wednesday when asked what he wanted to learn this year.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Crumbling Wall, Sinking Street Cause Concern

A disagreement between Scranton's Department of Public Works and a homeowner now has neighbors in south Scranton worried about their safety.

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The Times-Tribune

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Members of First National Community Bank's Retail Banking Unit display a portion of the food items collected during FNCB's Christmas in July food drive for donation to local food pantries.

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Steamtown National Historic Site

Railfest 2014 Participants, Activities Announced at Steamtown NHS

Visitors wait in line for their opportunity to climb stairs and view the locomotive cab of Union Pacific "Big Boy" #4012 Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, is the place to create family memories on Saturday and Sunday, August 30 and 31 of Labor Day weekend, as the National Park Service joins with partners to host Railfest 2014.

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Suburban Weekly

School News

Barry Kuhle, Ph.D. , of South Abington Township, an assistant professor of psychology at The University of Scranton, received a grant to research "On the Origin of an Evolution Revolution: The Birth and Rise of an Evolutionary Approach to Human Behavior and Cognition."

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The Times-Tribune

Old tale gets new spin New York-based theater group involves local child actors

From left, Kayla Mead, Julianna Cheek and Sultanah Wyman pose during a rehearsal for a REV Theatre Company production of "Handsome and Pedal."

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Suburban Weekly

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Anyone interested in participating in the third annual Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial 5K Run/Walk or in donating to the cause, can visit any of these three websites: lafestaitaliana.org, unicoscranton.org or neparunner.com.

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The Times-Tribune

County to refinance 2004 debt

The commissioners Wednesday introduced an ordinance to issue a $2.6 million general obligation note and use the proceeds to refund a 2004 bond series.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Scranton Knights Team #14

Scranton won seven games last season and with seven starters back on offense and eight more on defense, they should surpass their total from last season.

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The Times-Tribune

Kiwanis scholars

The Kiwanis Club of Scranton presents scholarship awards during a luncheon at Cooper's Seafood Restaurant.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

When is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot?

Pharmacists told Newswatch 16 they are pushing the flu shot earlier this year. And the evidence is outside nearly every big box pharmacy.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

More Charges Against Accused Burglar in Scranton

People in Scranton's North End neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief since Police filed more charges against a suspected burglar.

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The Times-Tribune

North Scranton man sentenced to 10 to 25 years for sexually assaulting girl

A North Scranton man who sexually assaulted a 6-year-old girl will spend at least a decade in state prison.

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The Times-Tribune

Suspect in rash of North Scranton burglaries charged again

A city man arrested last week after a rash of North Scranton burglaries was charged this morning for seven additional break-ins.

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ABC 27

Conviction overturned 24 years later

One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate says they intended to do some damage but didn't anticipate their actions would cause severe injuries to an Ohio teacher.

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The Times-Tribune

Man sentenced for helping murder suspect

In May 2013, Kristopher Adkins said he would go to jail for Ryan Harding - his best friend and, at the time, murder fugitive.

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The Times-Tribune

Synthetic drugs linked in city stabbing

Quintin Kinchen smoked synthetic drugs Monday and then stabbed a man at a homeless shelter on God's orders, he told Scranton police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bayonet

173rd paratroopers never tire of jumping

Despite all the planning, double checking and potential hazards associated with airborne operations, jumping out of a C-130 aircraft never loses its charm for paratroopers with 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade.

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SFGate

Man wins release after '90 arson-murder rap tossed

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