SCRANTON — Having just flipped Danee Mower into the Lackawanna River, Ryan Taylor’s only concern was retrieving a bag of candy he dropped during the confrontation that preceded her plunge, a prosecutor said in her opening statement at Taylor’s homicide trial Tuesday.
A former humane officer suing Griffin Pond Animal Shelter for defamation was responsible for publicly releasing information regarding her alleged wrongdoing, two former board members say in response to the lawsuit.
SCRANTON — Council members discussed amending the city’s quality-of-life ticketing ordinance as part of the first steps in implementing a strategy outlined in a Lackawanna County Blight Task Force report made public last year.
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 […]
Human trafficking is not just about sex trafficking, it also includes labor trafficking, said Sunny Sinha, associate professor and chair of the Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Committee at Marywood University. Sinha was the first speaker for a new Education Awareness Luncheon series organized and hosted by Penn State Scranton’s Human Development a […]
Penn State Scranton professors Ray Petren and Melissa LaBuda recently presented their research on parental role changes following separation at the National Council on Family Relations in San Diego, California.
Penn State Altoona's Rail Transportation program is hosting the Women in Engineering Design Competition, open to first-year and sophomore women at any Penn State campus. There are three rounds to the competition. The first is an online quiz which includes questions about all aspects of engineering and its impact on society, economics, and politics. This […]
Dale Holen, associate professor of biology and biology program coordinator at Penn State Scranton, has been named the 2019 chair-elect of the Northeast Algal Society’s Nominations Committee. As chair, he will be responsible for recruiting NEAS members to run for administrative posts within the group, as well as managing the society's elections.
Definition: (noun) Someone waiting in concealment. Synonyms: lurker, skulker. Usage: Amanda caught a glimpse of a figure in the shadows of the alleyway and ran in fear of the mysterious lurcher. Discuss