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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 $97,000 which is roughly $49/per square foot. More Scranton information.

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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune

Namedropper 4/20/2014

St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen Hosts-for-a-Day will be honored at an appreciation reception on Wednesday, April 30, at Genetti Manor in Dickson City.

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3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Something should be done

Trash including mattresses and furniture is illegally dumped on a property along Front Street near the intersection with Orchard Street in Scranton.

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3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

New Catholics find renewal on Easter

JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER The Rev. Brian J.T. Clarke gives blessings to the Easter baskets at St. Peter's Cathedral on Saturday.

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4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Orders of religious women serving in the Diocese of Scranton

Mission: "Whether we feed, clothe, educate, pray for or with, feel the pain of, or are present to someone, we reach out.

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4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

A question of faith

That kind of religion is lost today," said Sister DiNicola, whose late sister, Susanne, joined her in the "I think people have other ambitions for their children.

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4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Life as nun a fulfilling journey toward social goals

Sister Angela Kim, I.H.M., Ph.D. inside Marian Chapel at Marywood university, where she teaches social work.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Around The Towns, Sunday April 20, 2014

The students visited the building and painted an array of sporty "Looney Tunes" characters on the walls inside the entryway.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Courtright's first 100 says shaped by crises

Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright entered office with a top priority of reversing the city's financial slide, but soon found himself knee-deep in water, snow and potholes.

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5 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Coal fires plagued the region for decades

State Deputy Attorney General Leon Erhlich, right, attached to the State Mines and Mineral Industries Department, gets first hand view of smoldering culm pile by visiting Baker Colliery dump fire on Dec. 8, 1963.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Times Leader

Catena, Turkel to chair Heart Ball

Cornelio "Cor" Catena, CEO of Commonwealth Health and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, and Brooks Turkel, CEO of Regional Hospital of Scranton, are to serve as co-chairs of the 2014 Northeast PA Heart Ball, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 3 in the Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre.

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The Times-Tribune

Dickson City Boy Scouts donate diapers to charities

Members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 322 of Dickson City distributed 161 cases of diapers to local charities on Saturday.

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The Times-Tribune

Falling concrete limits parking at Linden garage

The Scranton Parking Authority closed most of the Linden Street Garage on Friday after a section of concrete peeled off the underside of the exit ramp, the authority's court-appointed receiver said.

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The Times-Tribune

Judge denies Scranton's request to dismiss police officer's lawsuit

A Scranton police officer who claims he was removed as a firearms instructor after he complained the city purchased uniforms only from a company that competed with his parents' business can proceed with his lawsuit, a federal judge ruled.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Members of International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local 218 walk an informational picket protesting the University of Scranton's use of nonunion work in a building at Adams Avenue and Linden Street.

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Jogger dies on Scranton trail of heart attack

A heart attack was the cause of 51-year-old Frank Pallien's sudden collapse Thursday evening while jogging on the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Trail, county coroner Tim Rowland said.

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The Times-Tribune

Judge rules Dominick confession can be used in Bonacci homicide trial

The ruling, issued Thursday in the Frank Bonacci homicide case, is a significant blow to the defenses of Jason Dominick and Neil Pal.

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The Times-Tribune

RFK Jr. delights kids at school named for his uncle

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.

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The Times-Tribune

Joan Jett featured at classic rock station's birthday bash

Joan Jett fans, many of them adorned in black T-shirts, sweatshirts and baseball caps, filled the lobby of the Woodlands Inn & Resort looking forward to the 34th annual Rock 107 Birthday Bash on Thursday.

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Steamtown National Historic Site will launch National Park Week with an entrance fee-free weekend Saturday and Sunday at the site, 150 S. Washington Ave., Scranton.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Times Leader

Hundreds Participate, Thousands Raised in Northeast PA Heart Walk

More than 500 people turned out for the Northeast PA Heart Walk on April 12 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton.

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