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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
Food Truck Fundraiser for Trooper
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:39:35 -0700
SCRANTON — Leading up to Thursday, when fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper Corporal Dickson will be laid to rest in Lackawanna County where he lived, organizations are finding ways to raise money for his memorial fund. A popular food truck from Lackawanna County will donate a portion of their lunch sales this week to Cpl. Bryon […]
Lackawanna County lawyer disbarred
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:22:16 -0700
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced today that Lackawanna County attorney Kenneth A. Kovaleski has been disbarred.The disbarment is retroactive to April 24, 2014, the date of his temporary suspension. He was suspended in May after being convicted of rape.
Heroes Day Honors Cpl. Dickson and Tpr. Douglas
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:39:36 -0700
JESSUP — A yearly event in Lackawanna County that honors the men and women who serve and protect took on extra special meaning Saturday. Heroes Day was held at the 911 center in Jessup, giving folks a chance to see all sorts of fire and police gear up close. This year, Heroes Day honored Corporal […]
Business Helps Family of Troopers
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:06:17 -0700
Max Lube Car Wash in Taylor held a fundraiser on September 27th.
SWAT Members Better Equipped For The Worst
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:24:35 -0700
JESSUP — Police and first responders are especially aware of the dangers of their job now following the shooting at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove. Just days before the shooting, Lackawanna County’s SWAT team received new equipment that just may make the difference if something similar happens again. “It’s made specifically for the […]
Fallen Trooper Remembered for Impeccable Character
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:01:13 -0700
Thousands of people came together Thursday to mourn the loss and celebrate the life of Corporal Bryon Dickson in Lackawanna County.
A Show of Support for State Police
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:54:36 -0700
LACKAWANNA COUNTY — While hundreds of state troopers have been in the thick of the manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein, many of their wives are looking for a way to raise money for the victims of the ambush in Blooming Grove. The result is in an enormous outpouring of support for the Pennsylvania […]
Power to Save Special September 2014: PEC Award
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:10:07 -0700
WNEP is proud to join the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partners is saluting the Thomas P. Shelburne Environmental Leadership Award winner: Bernard J. McGurl, Lackawanna County.
Fees waived for small business loans
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:01:50 -0700
REGION - In order to help businesses retain or expand employment, meet market opportunities, and attract additional investment, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) has announced the waiver of fees for the ten state and federal loan programs it administers.
Berks County's Ashley Mohn Named 2014-15 Pennsylvania Dairy Princess
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:26:00 -0700
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashley Mohn of Womelsdorf, Berks County, was crowned the 58th Pennsylvania Dairy Princess on Saturday, Sept. 20, after a three-day competition with 26 county dairy princesses.Ashley, the 20-year-old daughter of Steven and Karen Mohn, was crowned by outgoing state princess Lu-Anne Antisdel of Rome, Bradford County.Contestants were judged ...