Faulty part diverted Rutgers softball team to Avoca airport

PITTSTON TWP. — A United Airlines flight bound for New Jersey touched down safely at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre International Airport on Sunday after a faulty fuel indicator triggered an emergency landing, the airport’s head of security, George Bieber, sai (read more)

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Keystone Exams a work in progress

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s experiment with a high-stakes student test remains in limbo as state lawmakers digest the impact of the latest changes in education policy from Washington. (read more)

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Scranton landlords joining class-action lawsuit against rental-registration fees

More than 100 Scranton landlords recently joined a pending class-action lawsuit that challenges the city’s rental registration fees as arbitrary and excessive, and seeks refunds. (read more)

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Old airport terminal to come down

PITTSTON TWP. — Spring brings the fall of the old terminal at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. (read more)

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The show must go on: High school students rescue elementary school musical

The show will go on. After a music teacher at Our Lady of Peace School in Clarks Green moved away, it looked like there wouldn’t be a school musical this spring. (read more)

CNN correspondent to talk 'Putin's Poker Game' at Schemel Forum

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A topical April speech in the Electric City will take people into the mind of Vladimir Putin, one of the world’s most powerful and high-profile leaders. (read more)

Carbondale in process of obtaining blighted Jeffrey Street property

Years after fire destroyed a Carbondale home, officials in the Pioneer City are making strides to get the property back on the tax rolls. (read more)




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Army vet battled post-deployment demons until childhood friend became casualty of his personal war

Matthew Gajdys came out of the Army at war with himself. After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he returned to Dickson City in 2012 and struggled to return to civilian life. (read more)

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CHRIS KELLY: Zero Proof

Amanda Shea was asking for a lesson in journalism. As an ink-stained wretch with 20-plus years of muckraking experience, I felt obliged to provide some Old School tutelage. (read more)

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Reduction in Scranton School District credits causes outrage from union

A decision by the Scranton School District to lower the number of credits required for graduation has some teachers accusing the district of lowering the value of a Scranton diploma. (read more)

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'Peace Meal' brings people together at Scranton Mosque

Scores of area residents from a variety of faith backgrounds broke bread together Saturday at a Scranton mosque. (read more)

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Local History: Red Cross celebrates a century in Scranton

These days, the work done by the American Red Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania seems ever-present. (read more)

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Scranton man charged with endangering son

A day after a Scranton woman was charged with endangering her 7-month-old son, police Saturday accused the boy’s father of the same offenses. (read more)

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Woman Facing Vision Loss, Lent Recipes, Mac and Cheese Elbows, UNICO Fundraiser, Northeast Woman, Weddings, Engagements & More. (read more)

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Gamers, geeks gather in Scranton

Patrick Hill proudly wore a garish getup to a gamer convention in Scranton on Saturday. (read more)