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Childs Chinchilla Clarks Summit
Dalton Dickson City Dunmore
Elmhurst Eynon Fleetville
Greenfield Township Jermyn Jessup
La Plume Moosic Moscow
Old Forge Olyphant Peckville
Ransom Scranton Simpson
Taylor Throop Waverly
Clarks Green Mayfield Madison Township
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News in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Movement underway in NEPA counties, cities to form land banks
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:08:17 -0800
When General Motors shut down factories in Michigan, the city of Flint lost more than 70,000 auto industry jobs, resulting in an exodus of residents from the 1980s through today that left the city with half the population of its heyday. The crisis created
Aqua finishing infrastructure improvements
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:10:48 -0800
HONESDALE – Aqua Pennsylvania has announced it is close to completing more than $8.8 million of water infrastructure improvements throughout its Honesdale operating division, which includes parts of Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties.
Pennsylvania native now top lawyer for the Air Force
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:30:33 -0800
Gen. Christopher Burne clearly recalls when his grandfather took him on a tour of Lackawanna County Courthouse, where the 10-year-old boy sat behind a judge’s bench.
$160M exempt from taxes
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:10:14 -0800
Local governments in three Northeast Pennsylvania counties could have collected nearly $160 million more in property taxes in 2014 if their levies applied to all tax-exempt organizations, according to a state auditor general’s report released Thursday.
Movement underway to form countywide land bank
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:07:14 -0800
When General Motors shut down factories in Michigan, the city of Flint lost more than 70,000 auto industry jobs, resulting in an exodus of residents from the 1980s through today that left the city with half the population of its heyday.
Around the Town
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:07:36 -0800
Archbald Borough residents won’t pay higher municipal property taxes in 2015, and other fees will hold steady too. Council approved the general fund budget Thursday, maintaining the 19-mill tax rate to fund the borough’s $4.3 million in anticipated expend
Lackawanna County 911 staff members earn emergency certification
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:46:19 -0800
Three members of the Lackawanna County Public Safety Center's emergency management staff were recognized by the county commissioners and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for successfully completing the basic certification training requirement for their emergency management positions.From left, are Commissioner Corey D.
Former Government Worker Charged with Forgery
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:05:09 -0800
A former Lackawanna County government worker was arraigned on criminal charges Thursday.
State police announce sergeant and corporal promotions
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 05:31:50 -0800
HARRISBURG — Eleven members of the Pennsylvania State police have been promoted to the rank of sergeant and twenty-two members have been promoted to the rank of corporal, Commissioner Frank Noonan announced.Some of those included officers from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.
LWV offers campaign school for people interested in running for public office
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:09:00 -0800
SCRANTON — The League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County will hold “Campaign School” for people considering or interested in running for public office.