Friends remember Scott Twp. father, son killed in I-81 crash

FRACKVILLE — A Lackawanna County father and son who died when their crossover SUV was struck from behind and burst into flames Wednesday on Interstate 81 in Butler Twp. were fondly remembered Thursday in their tightknit community. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Frein trial costs $480,000 and counting

At more than $480,000 and counting, Pike County spent nearly double the $250,000 it earmarked for convicted cop killer Eric Matthew Frein’s capital murder trial. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:24 11:37:42

Bulgarian immigrant, Scranton High grad, receives Fulbright award at University of Scranton

Albena Ivova Gesheva’s family won the lottery when she was only 7 years old. Her parents believed the prize, a green card from Bulgaria to the United States, would give their two children education and opportunity. (read more)

Man exposed genitals to child outside of middle school, police say

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

A 28-year-old Scranton man dropped his pants in front of a middle school Thursday morning and exposed his genitals to a woman and her 12-year-old daughter, city police charged. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Census estimate: Scranton population up, bucking trend

While nearly all other municipalities in Lackawanna County have lost population, the city of Scranton actually grew a bit in the last couple of years, according to U.S. Census estimates released this month. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:25 19:21:45

Career Technology Center holds Senior Awards Night

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County held Senior Awards Night on Thursday at the school on Rockwell Avenue in Scranton. (read more)

Photo:                                     , License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:25 13:26:28

Scranton elementary students, veterans mark Memorial Day

Students from Charles Sumner School Elementary in Scranton conducted a Memorial Day observance concert at the school for veterans and family members on Thursday. (read more)




Photo:                                     , License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:25 13:26:28

Scranton elementary students, veterans mark Memorial Day

Students from Charles Sumner School Elementary in Scranton conducted a Memorial Day observance concert at the school for veterans and family members on Thursday. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:25 19:21:45

Career Technology Center holds Senior Awards Night

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County held Senior Awards Night on Thursday at the school on Rockwell Avenue in Scranton. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Scranton Sewer Authority rejects motion to seek state audit of sewer sale

The Scranton Sewer Authority rejected a motion Wednesday to ask the state auditor general to review the recent $195 million sewer sale. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2016:09:08 17:01:29

New York developer plans mixed use for iconic Oppenheim Building

The art and architecture in downtown Scranton feel like a smaller version of SoHo to New York City developer Shimon Friedman. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2017:05:16 21:33:21

Burke adds GOP nomination to Dem win in Dunmore mayoral race

Councilman Tim Burke now enjoys a clear path to the Dunmore mayor’s office. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Body parts found in Wayne County freezer identified

Human remains discovered last month in a Wayne County freezer belong to a man who, until Wednesday, had been listed as a missing person. (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Former Dunmore councilman had a high BAC when he crashed, police charge

A former Dunmore councilman had a preliminary blood-alcohol content of more than five times the legal limit when he crashed his BMW into a parked car earlier this month (read more)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A

Chris Kelly Blog: Scranton City Council must hold SSA accountable

Scranton City Council meets tonight. At the top of its agenda should be a formal request asking the state auditor general to sift the hidden details of the $195 million sewer system sale. (read more)