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Ransom Scranton Simpson
Taylor Throop Waverly
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News in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania
Lackawanna County commissioners recap progress, lay out ideas
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:59:20 -0700
For all they believe they have accomplished in the past three years, Lackawanna County Commissioners Jim Wansacz and Patrick O’Malley clearly think there is more to do.
Toomey Host Afghani and Iraq War Vet as Guest to Joint Meeting of Congress
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:38:48 -0700
Staff Sgt. Earl Granville is from Carbondale (Lackawanna County). He and his twin brother, Joe, joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard together in 2001.
Staback named Lackawanna County commissioner
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:29:29 -0700
A panel of Lackawanna County judges on Friday chose former state Rep. Ed Staback to replace Corey O’Brien as county commissioner, a post he’ll hold through the end of the year.
Lackawanna County Commissioner O’Brien to Resign
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:24:53 -0700
SCRANTON — Lackawanna County Commissioner Corey O’Brien is announcing his resignation in order to work in the private sector, according to a statement released on Thursday. Commissioner O’Brien, a Democrat, was elected commissioner in 2007. O’Brien will be stepping down March 10, to take a job in the private sector. He says he’ll make that […]
Commissioners Take Landmark Steps to Collect Delinquent Child Support
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:54:25 -0700
Lackawanna County got its delinquent child support and made history in the process.
New spin on gauging health in NEPA: Income inequality, housing issues, access to social associations
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:51:08 -0700
The usual culprits are in the latest county health rankings, things like alcohol, tobacco and obesity.But this one includes less obvious factors: long commutes alone, poor plumbing at home, income inequality and access to “social associations,” among others.
Namedropper, March 1, 2015
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:16:04 -0800
Society honors Dr. Lori Williams Outgoing president Lori A. Williams, M.D.,was honored when the Lackawanna County Medical Society conducted its annual presidential reception at the Radisson at Lackawanna Station hotel. Lori, the society’s 137th president,
Retaliation lawsuit filed by ex-Lackawanna County worker put on hold
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:14:35 -0700
Attorneys for Lackawanna County and a former worker who claimed he was fired for political reasons have agreed to put the case on hold for up to a year.
County still looking for chief of staff
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:14:20 -0800
The Lackawanna County commissioners appear to be in no hurry to hire a new chief of staff. Nine months after Maria Elkins left county government to become chief clerk for the U.S. Middle District of Pennsylvania, the chief of staff post she held for five
Law enforcement attends training for tool to fight overdoses
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:13:27 -0800
JESSUP — Law enforcement leaders from agencies gathered at the Lackawanna County Center for Public Safety on Wednesday for hands-on training with a nasal spray that can stop a heroin overdose in minutes.