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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
PGC field officer reports for the NE Region
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:43:14 -0800
Lackawanna County WCO Kevin Moran reports that over the course of the 2014 rifle season, more than a dozen individuals were cited for not tagging deer or trying to conceal and transport deer that weren't properly marked. Moran stresses the importance of immediately tagging your harvest before removing it from the kill...
Study will look at creating regional transit authority for Luzerne/Lackawanna counties
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:56:42 -0800
The state has hired a consultant to study the feasibility of forming a regional transit authority that would oversee bus and air service in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, and possibly rail service as well.
Reacting To Grand Jury’s Response To Kane
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 18:54:35 -0800
DUNMORE — News that state Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane could face criminal charges is sending shock waves across the state. That news hit especially hard in Lackawanna County, Kathleen Kane’s home base. Speaking to us from his office in Dunmore, defense attorney Joe D’Andrea wonders what will come next for Kane and her future. […]
Wolf tabs local woman for Secretary of Aging
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 10:51:48 -0800
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf today announced he will nominate former Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging Executive Director Teresa Osborne as secretary of the Department of Aging.
Guilty but mentally ill plea in fatal arson
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:50:18 -0800
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A northeastern Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder and arson charges in a fire that killed his sleeping father. Forty-eight-year-old Kevin Brown entered the pleas Friday in Lackawanna County Court in the November 2013 death of 78-year-old James Brown in Scranton. ...
Kane investigation keeps mystifying state's legal community
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:22:20 -0800
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The unusual, court-ordered probe into whether the state attorney general's office illegally shared secret investigative material with a newspaper keeps mystifying Pennsylvania's legal community. Now there are questions about the intentions of a state Supreme Court order this week telling Montgomery County's district attorney to halt ...
PennDOT to study creating Northeast Pennsylvania transit authority
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:12:03 -0800
Northeast Pennsylvania public transit riders may eventually take buses directly between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, rather than having to transfer to a different bus in Pittston to make the trip.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane Could Face Criminal Charges
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:29:02 -0800
Attorney General Kathleen Kane speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. Close Attorney General Kathleen Kane speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia on...
Invenergy updates Jessup on power plant progress
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:11:35 -0800
JESSUP — Amid frequent interruptions from residents concerned about a 1,500-megawatt power plant proposal, borough solicitor Richard Fanucci said the county’s planning office has granted “preliminary conditional approval”so long as the developer addresses a few issues.
Flu cases continue to plague Luzerne County
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:09:06 -0800
The flu has reached epidemic levels in Luzerne County, statewide and throughout the country. A total of 1,114 flu cases were reported in Luzerne County since September 2014, more than three times the amount in Lackawanna County, according to numbers from