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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
Legislator who foiled robbery credits his gun
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:30:15 -0700
This undated photo provided by the Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus shows Pennsylvania Rep. Marty Flynn, D-Lackawanna County.
Jessup’s History Depicted in a Mural
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:24:35 -0700
JESSUP — A bridge in Lackawanna County that was once covered in graffiti now depicts the history of Jessup. It’s the latest mural for Lackawanna County’s Arts and Culture Initiative. In just about 30 days, the view outside the business Ron Kordish has had in Jessup for 30 years has changed a lot. “It looks […]
Penn State: Understanding the Farm Bill’s MPP-Dairy
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:19 -0700
As Pennsylvania dairy producers consider enrollment in the USDA Farm Bill’s Dairy Market Protection Program (MPP-Dairy) and what level of coverage may be appropriate, the Penn State’s Extension Dairy Team and the Center for Dairy Excellence (CDE) are working together with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) to offer information for decision-making.
Work Continues on Broken Water Main in Old Forge
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:41:39 -0700
Old Forge, Lackawanna County- Crews from Pennsylvania American Water remain on the scene of a water main break in one part of Lackawanna County. 15 homes have little or no service from a busted water main on the 300 block of South Keyser Avenue in Old Forge.
New Regulations for Those with Disablities in Workplace
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:54:28 -0700
New regulations in Pennsylvania could make the employment process more difficult for individuals with disabilities. Eyewitness News Reporter Sharon Gaeta has the story from Lackawanna County.
Water Spews into Lackawanna County Street
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:38:26 -0700
It was a soggy night in one part of Lackawanna County, but it's not because of the weather.
Boback and Dickson to duel at the polls over 117th Legislative District
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:52:16 -0700
Voters in Pennsylvania House District 117 will decide just what kind of experience they want pulling for them in Harrisburg.Karen Boback knows the ropes. The incumbent Republican lawmaker from Harveys Lake is seeking her fifth term in office.
Pennsylvania Judge Strikes Down Scranton’s Commuter Tax
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:26:11 -0700
A Pennsylvania state judge struck down a tax on commuters that Scranton imposed in an attempt to avoid becoming the first city since Detroit to file for bankruptcy.
State: Debt Collection Firm Owes Taxes
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:09:35 -0700
DICKSON CITY — The state claims a debt collector in Lackawanna County may owe more than $1.5 million in unpaid sales taxes. The company is Commonwealth Financial Systems. The firm works for other companies and banks to collect unpaid debts from consumers. But the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue says Commonwealth Financial Systems has a huge […]
Business groups: Time to widen I-81 is now
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:55:56 -0700
CHAMBERSBURG >> Area business groups have resurrected the idea of widening Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania.