A search for a woman who fell into Roaring Brook at Nay Aug Park last night turned into a recovery effort this morning. Scranton’s Deputy Fire Chief Al Lucas said five teams are entering the water and will begin a systematic search upstream toward an eddy
SCRANTON Water main break cuts some classes Crews repaired a 6-inch water main that led to the dismissal of students from three Scranton schools Thursday, the school district said. The water main broke on Putnam Street near North Main Avenue and affected
SCRANTON — Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell will seek the death penalty for one of the three people charged with last month’s murder of Nina Gatto, a confidential informant who worked for his office.
May 25, 1968 Minors cited with underage drinking The Scranton Police Juvenile Unit and agents from the state Liquor Control Board raided four establishments in Scranton in a crackdown on underage drinking. A total of 37 minors were found drinking in Dorun
Lackawanna County will save about $20,000 a year after eliminating 45 of its 300-plus cellphones. A “limited scope review” of the county’s cellphones conducted last year by the county controller’s office found in September that the county was paying for 3
William B. Sordoni, who was known for his business leadership and mentorship as well as his community involvement, died Wednesday at age 73. Sordoni served in various leadership roles in Sordoni Construction Services, Commonwealth Telephone and Sterling I
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 pinning ceremony, an annual tradition at Penn State Scranton, is a symbolic welcoming of newly graduated nurses into the nursing profession. Nursing faculty present the new graduates with the Penn State College of Nursing's official pin.
Dr. Jason Hanyon has established a scholarship at Penn State Scranton to benefit academically successful students with economic need. The $100,000 endowed scholarship utilized a First-Time Endowed Scholarship match from Penn State.
Definition: (noun) Disagreement among those expected to cooperate. Synonyms: discord. Usage: The sparks of dissension soon kindled into a blaze; and the colonies, or rather, as they quickly declared themselves, the States, became a scene of strife and bloodshed for years. Discuss