SCRANTON — A city man was struck by a train and killed late Saturday. Shane D. Loughney, 32, was hit by a Norfolk Southern freight train about 11:30 p.m. on rail lines at the rear of 235 Railroad Ave., Lackawanna County Coroner Timothy Rowland wrote in an email.
SCRANTON — The net cost of converting the former Globe store into Lackawanna County’s new government center is either about $20.86 million or about $21.8 million so far, depending on whom in county government you ask.
Joseph Black Wanted by: State Board of Probation and Parole. Wanted for: Parole absconder; released Oct. 15, 2018. Description: White man, 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 185 pounds, brown hair, hazel eyes.
Despite turmoil in the financial markets just months earlier, the holiday season in Scranton seemed to be bright in 1929. Here is a sampling of prices for gifts for the holiday season. The prices came from advertisements that appeared in The Scranton Times between Dec. 18 and 20.
ARCHBALD Sugerman’s Marketplace will remain closed today from a power outage that began Friday night and continued through Saturday, the company posted on Facebook. The business announced the outage Friday night, saying the store would be closed Saturday.
SCRANTON — Wreaths placed Saturday in Cathedral Cemetery to honor veterans buried there serve as reminders of the cost of freedom, which often includes the ultimate sacrifice, a veteran said during a ceremony.
Unsuspecting civilians today face a 16th century threat — pirates. Modern-day crooks of opportunity don’t sail the seas or swashbuckle. So-called porch pirates’ greatest risks might include mistaking those oven mitts you ordered on Amazon for an iPad, or your video doorbell capturing their faces.
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 […]
The Human Development and Family Studies Community Club at Penn State Scranton hosted its third and final Educational Awareness Luncheon with a special presentation on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by Janet Melnick, HDFS program coordinator and associate teaching professor in HDFS. The presentation, given last month, was to commemorate National Alzheimer […]
More than 400 members of the community came out to see Penn State Scranton’s three musical ensembles — Penn State Scranton Chorale, Roc[k]tet and Campus Jazz Band — present their annual Holiday Concert last weekend. Another concert is scheduled for Dec. 11 in campus' View Cafe so faculty, staff and students can enjoy some holiday cheer.
Kara Stone, assistant teaching professor of English at Penn State Scranton, recently organized an opportunity for students in her Literature and Society course to attend the annual Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award dinner honoring Madeline Miller, held at the University of Scranton.
Penn State Scranton is once again hosting a series of fun-filled, relaxing events for Stress Busters Week, which will take place Dec. 9-13. Events will feature massage, pet therapy, aromatherapy and other relaxing and other meditative activities designed to relieve stress. Several campus areas will also be offering free refreshments and healthy snacks to giv […]
On Sunday, Dec. 8, the campus’ three musical ensembles — Penn State Scranton Chorale, Roc[k]tet and Campus Jazz Band — presented their annual Holiday Concert at Grace Bible Church. On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the groups will perform their annual on-campus Holiday Concert at noon in The View Café.
Definition: (noun) The skill, practice, and sport of fighting with the fists. Synonyms: boxing, fisticuffs. Usage: My mother thinks pugilism is barbaric, but I reserve that designation for mixed-martial arts. Discuss