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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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Mercury spill at University of Scranton
A barometer in an unused University of Scranton room broke and spilled a half-pint of mercury onto the floor, Deputy Scranton Fire Chief Al Lucas said.
Treasurer McCord Appoints Jacqueline Cook to Chair Tax Appeal Board...
Jacqueline A. Cook of New Cumberland will become the first chairperson of the newly constituted Board of Finance and Revenue Jacqueline A. Cook when it begins operating under its revised statute this month.
Approximately 31 University of Scranton education majors will serve as student teachers during the spring semester at 24 schools in 13 school districts.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Lecture reveals truth behind "Mutiny on the Bounty" found in rare collection
Digital image: courtesy of The University of Scranton Edward R. Leahy presented "Mutiny on the Bounty: Myth and Fact" to correspond with an exhibit of memorabilia, historical evidence and rare narratives about the HMS Bounty, which are on display until April 17 at The University of Scranton.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Union County College President Margaret McMenamin honored by NJBIZ
Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin has been named one of New Jersey's 2014 Best 50 Women in Business.
U of S student club nears cancer fundraising goal
Colleges Against Cancer, a student club at the University of Scranton, is close to raising its goal of $50,000 for Relay For Life.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Theater good show for downtown
Downtown Scranton has had its travails lately. City council's bone-headed decision to allow a default of the Scranton Parking Authority, followed by the foreclosure on the Mall at Steamtown and announcements of the impending departures of several employers, all have had a dampening effect.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Developer to breathe life into vaudeville era theater
An investment group including developer Charles Jefferson has acquired a property at 335-339 Adams Ave., housing a 120-year-old theater recently known as the Moonshine.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Fourth Annual Conference On Aging
There are a lot of seniors in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, and many more people whose lives are affected by caring for them.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Neighbor News: Student News, April 9
Caldwell College named Amanda Ostella, and Sadie Polillio, both of Denville, and Morgan Abrams, of Rockaway, to the fall dean's list.
Arrupe Award recipient advocates a rekindling of the 'Fire of Service'
The University of Scranton presented its annual Pedro Arrupe, S.J., Award for Distinguished Contributions to Ignatian Mission and Ministry to Monsignor Joseph P. Kelly, executive director of Catholic Social Services for the Diocese of Scranton.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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That momentum in higher education will continue, as D2L has also announced that the Internet2 community has selected the organization to provide services to their U.S. higher education members through the Internet2 NET+ initiative.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Area saw sluggish growth in 2012
Gross domestic product in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metro area grew by 0.7 percent, according to recent U.S. Department of Labor data.
Growth expected in graduate-level nurses
Warren Ruda / Staff Photographer Misericordia assistant professor Paula Welsh teaches graduate nursing students about family health and disease management.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Times Leader
Kimberly Fanning joined the company as its controller. She holds an MBA with a concentration in accounting and a BS in accounting, both from the University of Scranton.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Architect to Speak at Keystone
Peter Bohlin of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson will present "The Nature of Circumstance" on Tuesday, April 8, at 4 p.m. in Evans Hall at the Hibbard Campus Center on Keystone College's LaPlume campus.
The work of University of Scranton professor and Waverly resident Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., will be featured in the exhibition, "Crossing Disciplines: Text and Images in the Work of J.M. Dunn," in the university's Hope Horn Gallery, which will run through Friday, April 11. An exhibit lecture, "Art as Biography," by Dr. Dunn will take place on Friday, ... (more)
Keystone senior art exhibit opens Friday at two local galleries
The exhibit is named "Ecce," a Latin word meaning "to look or observe," and will feature graphic design, photography, ceramics, sculptures and glass pieces available for purchase.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
City man arrested for fighting with cops
A Scranton man celebrated his 21st birthday over the weekend by getting arrested and committed after trying to fondle a woman and fighting with police.