SCRANTON A city man faces charges after police said he showered with a 6-year-old girl. In an interview at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania on Friday, the victim told authorities that Juan Carlos Morales, 21, has showered with her before, according to a criminal complaint.
SCRANTON — After 86 years in business, Harrington’s Beer Distributor made its last call. A Matamoras company, VED Realty LLC, bought the Minooka family distributor last month for $500,000, according to documents filed with Lackawanna County this week.
An insurance company refused to defend Scranton or pay any damages related to a lawsuit a contractor filed against the former head of the city’s Licensing, Inspections and Permits Department because the official was accused of intentionally retaliating against the man.
SCRANTON The Pavilion at Montage Mountain hosted its most-attended show of the 2019 season Friday, officials said. More than 15,000 people turned out for the Florida Georgia Line concert, said David Niedbalski, vice president of marketing at concert promoter and venue operator Live Nation.
SCRANTON — Keri-Lynn Van Horn scanned the touch tank in downtown Scranton’s Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den on Friday. Amid the starfish and artificial coral, the smooth rock with a pink star sticker seemed out of place.
Vandals smashed windows and lights, tipped paint cans and stole pipes at a former Catholic church in West Scranton, the owner said. Bob Bolus, the owner of the former Holy Cross Church at Fifth Avenue and Broadway, noticed the damage Thursday afternoon and called police, he said.
By early next week, Scranton residents should know the names of the Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor in the Nov. 5 special election. The city Democratic Party executive committee is scheduled to meet Monday at 7 p.m. to interview prospective candidates.
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 […]
Penn State Scranton Students Services and Engagement Director Brad Kovaleski recently earned his Ph.D. in organizational learning from Gannon University in Erie, after successfully defending his dissertation, “Exploring University Employee Perceptions of Engagement.”
Penn State Scranton’s music program recently received another big financial boost from the Schwartz Mack Foundation. The foundation awarded the program with a $7,500 grant that can be used for programming and other needs over the next year.
Students looking to enroll at Penn State Scranton for spring/fall 2020 can do so starting Aug. 1 to be considered early-action applicants, giving them more time to begin and complete their applications. Those who complete the application by Nov. 1 will receive an admissions decision by Dec. 24 and get notice of their student aid package in mid-February, givi […]
Phuong-Truc Pham, associate professor of chemistry at Penn State Scranton, was the recipient of the Faculty Endowed Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Greater Scranton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.
Definition: (adjective) Cheerfully irresponsible. Synonyms: devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, slaphappy, freewheeling, carefree. Usage: I was a harum-scarum, reckless lad, and he had had an education, and was already marked for the sword-belt. Discuss