SCRANTON — The city received one proposal today from an architecture firm for assessing the condition of the 130-year-old City Hall for renovations. Highland Associates of Clarks Summit submitted its qualifications and proposed a $39,500 cost of undertaki
Lackawanna County Prison Warden Tim Betti is reviewing two proposals to help inmates earn a high school diploma or GED certificate with hopes to reinstate the educational program this year. After months of discussion about possibly bringing a GED program
In one classroom, students measured angles. Down the hall, students practiced alliteration. In another room, they learned how to write research papers. Students said they had no problem spending the warm July morning in class. As the NativityMiguel School
SCRANTON — Too many people trying to leave the drug and addiction community for one of recovery get lost in the cracks. Those at ground zero in the local fight against drug and alcohol addiction on Sunday hammered home that theme — the current tools for t
An Uber driver found a young boy dirty, naked and alone Saturday wandering Harrison Avenue in Scranton carrying a wooden board with screws in it, police said. How he got there led to criminal charges against his father, Cory Ziobro, 39, 614 Harrison Ave.,
SCRANTON — City Councilman Bill Gaughan adamantly opposes the city rehiring attorney Edwin “Ned” Abrahamsen as labor counsel. Abrahamsen last year threatened to file a defamation lawsuit against Gaughan after he questioned Abrahamsen’s legal fees in the c
Students at The University of Scranton were able to help with hurricane relief, at animal shelters, mentoring at local schools and many other projects by volunteering through local non-profit organizations participating in the University’s annual Volunteer Fair.
More that 500 University of Scranton students participated a career fair that offered them opportunities for internships, employment and advanced degrees in disciplines ranging from business and science to physical therapy, education and criminal justice.
“There’s always a way around it. There’s always a way to push forward. No one should live in the idea that you can’t do something. If you want to do it, it’s yours. You have to make the decision to say ‘I can do this’ and ‘I will do this,’” said RJ Mitte, multi-faceted actor, producer, model and disability advocate, at the evening town hall event the 16th An […]
A robotic video capture platform is well on its way to transforming kinesiology and speech education at Penn State Scranton. Previously piloted at other college campuses, including Penn State Berks, there are many uses for the robotic platform known as Swivl. The smart robot turns a tablet or smartphone into a video capture system that will scan a room at co […]
The 2018 Penn State Day at Knoebels Amusement Park featured the Nittany Lion, fun and a generous community spirit. This year the day took on a giving component, as participants were encouraged to help the northeastern Pennsylvania Penn State alumni societies and chapters honor the region’s veterans.
Penn State Scranton will begin offering a bachelor of science degree in project and supply chain management in fall 2018, Chancellor Marwan Wafa has announced. The degree will be offered as part of a consortium with the Hazleton, Schuylkill and Wilkes-Barre campuses. The first students will be accepted into the program for a fall 2018 start, and a full compl […]