Sunday May 19
Local History: Scranton Army officer defects to East Germany upon rejection of his marriage proposal
ASSOCIATED PRESS files ABOVE: Army Capt. Alfred Svenson of Scranton leaves the morning session of his general court-martial on June 30, 1964, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Sat May 18, 2013
Drunken brawl leads to arrest in Scranton
A West Chester man tried to punch a University of Scranton police sergeant after leaving a bar early Friday, city police said.
Thu May 16, 2013
New PHEAA grant bill targets middle class
A Senate bill to target new state higher education assistance grants to middle-class students would expand financial aid opportunities at the University of Scranton, a top school official told a Senate panel Wednesday.
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The first recipient of the professor Dr. Jay Nathan, Ph.D., scholarship at the University of Scranton is Nathawut Suksomanat, a graduate student from Chonburi, Thailand.
Around Town for Thursday, May 16, 2013
The annual 2-mile whole road of yard sales will take place on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. along North Turnpike Road from Dalton at the Dalton Pharmacy to LaPlume at the LaPlume Post Office where Turnpike Road meets Route 438.
Tue May 14, 2013
Democratic Candidates Fight For Scranton's Mayoral Office
"The mayor of the city of Scranton is that it will be a really difficult job. Why do you want this job?" asked the moderator with the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County.
Lisi fires repeated barbs at Lewis in GOP mayoral debate
Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Scranton Republican mayoral candidates Gary Lewis, left, and Marcel Lisi take part in a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County on Monday night at the University of Scranton.
Mon May 13, 2013
Police hoping to find writer of mysterious letter left at crash scene
About two weeks after the collision that killed Marina Petersen and Melissa Martucci last June, a passer-by discovered a regret-filled letter that someone left at the roadside memorial marking the scene.
Talking About Class
When Heather Berg arrived at the University of Virginia in the fall of 2011, she was struck by the seemingly posh lifestyle many of her fellow students enjoyed.
The Office' cast and creators wrap-up a successful series run in Scranton
The surprise announcement of Steve Carell's presence at "The Office" Wrap Party cast farewell event rocked the thousands packed into the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' PNC Field May 4. Earlier that day, cast members, producers and writers of "The Office" TV show participated in numerous events throughout Scranton.
The Citizens' Voice
meet the candidates: magisterial district judge
Education: 1994 graduate of Pittston Area High School, 1998 graduate of University of Scranton and 2001 graduate of Penn State Dickinson School of Law.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Fresno Bee
Local: Tale of 2 Fresno State searches for business dean, president
While the search for President John Welty's replacement continues in secret, Fresno State had no problem showcasing four finalists to the public before picking a dean for the business college.
Albany Times Union
Donna Heald named dean of Russell Sage College
Donna Heald was appointed dean of the college. Most recently, she was associate dean for science education and director of pre-health professions advising at Fordham University.
Business Week in Review, May 12, 2013
The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce opened its Jessup business startup incubator, TekRidge Center, at a cost of $8.3 million.
Sat May 11, 2013
U of S project in tune with demographics
The University of Scranton's sixth major construction project in the past seven years is rooted in demographics and integral to the gradual transformation of Northeast Pennsylvania's economy.
Lackawanna County judicial candidate would shake-up family court program
Michael J. Mullen Staff Photographer Donna Davis Javitz, candidate for Lackawanna County judge, speaks with the Times-Tribune editorial board Friday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Green Coffee Lowers Glucose Even Without Diet and Exercise, Study Finds
As Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News' Chief Health and Medical Editor points out "this country is in the middle of a health crisis." 28 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and more than 80 million have prediabetes.
Thu May 09, 2013
San Mateo Daily Journal
Scranton shared close bond with NBC's - The Office'
NBC's long-running "The Office" was a faux documentary about cubicle life. The Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Co.
University of Scranton plans new building project
Officials plan to break ground this summer on a 111,500-square-foot, eight-story rehabilitation center on the southwest corner of Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street.
Tue May 07, 2013
That's a wrap, Scranton
"Ain't no party like a Scranton party, 'cause a Scranton party don't stop!" The phrase, originally coined by Steve Carell's character Michael Scott on NBC's Emmy-winning sitcom "The Office," became the anthem of thousands of fans that made their pilgrimage to Scranton for "The Office Wrap Party" on Saturday, May 4. For the past nine years, viewers ... (more)