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Childs Chinchilla Clarks Summit
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Elmhurst Eynon Fleetville
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La Plume Moosic Moscow
Old Forge Olyphant Peckville
Ransom Scranton Simpson
Taylor Throop Waverly
Clarks Green Mayfield Madison Township
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News in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Attorney sentenced for tax evasion
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:17:29 -0700
WILKES-BARRE 8212 An attorney who represented children in Lackawanna County Family Court was sentenced Wednesday to one year in prison for filing false tax returns for two years with the Internal Revenue Service.
OUR OPINION: COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT Authority goofs on negotiations
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:21:29 -0700
First, area residents heard about a botched bridge deal.This week, they learned that the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority seemingly can't unload a former railroad station in Wilkes-Barre, which it acquired eight years ago using millions of dollars in community development money.
Paving Work Expected to Cause Back-Ups in the Abingtons
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:49:53 -0700
Drivers in part of Lackawanna County are being put on notice that major back-ups are possible in part of the Abingtons next week.
Transportation Bill Plans Road Repairs in NEPA
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:37:06 -0700
LACKAWANNA COUNTY — PennDOT has announced 86 new road projects for Northeastern Pennsylvania. Twenty-two of those projects are thanks to...
Pinwheels For Prevention Lines Lackawanna County Courthouse Yard
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 14:34:53 -0700
There are 1,4111 pinwheels at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. Each of them represents a child who needed help from the Child Advocacy Center in 2013.
Judge denies defense motions in NE Pa. murder case
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:18:08 -0700
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - One of two men charged in the murder of a man found shot to death in his sport utility vehicle in a northeastern Pennsylvania ravine last summer has lost his bid for a separate trial.
Road Work for April 6 - 12
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:45:08 -0700
Lackawanna County : The SWB Rail Riders will have home games on the following dates and times. There may be traffic delays at the beginning and end of each game near I-81 Exit 182(Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road):
Local Athletes Running Boston Marathon To Support Victims
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:22:27 -0700
LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing tragedy. Several runners from northeastern Pennsylvania...
Voter education events and candidate debates
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:57:08 -0700
Election Day is Tuesday, May 20. There will be a slew of educational events and candidate debates, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and The University of Scranton's Political Science Department.
Ex-children's advocate gets prison for tax fraud
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:08 -0700
A northeastern Pennsylvania attorney who once served as a court-appointed children's advocate has been sentenced to a year in prison on tax charges.