Troopers investigate I-81 wrong-way crash

DUNMORE — Two trucks collided on Interstate 81 on Saturday when a driver merging onto the highway made a U-turn to head north in the southbound lanes, state police at Dunmore said. (read more)

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PA Teacher Profile Database 2014-15

Research by name or school district the experience and salary of all public school teachers in PA. (read more)

PSSA statistics for all PA Schools Database 2014-15

PSSA statistics for all PA Schools Database 2014-15 (read more)

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Chris Kelly: 'fake news' sites aren't satire; they report with a forked tongue

The headline hit too close to home: 6 DEAD, 17 WOUNDED IN SCRANTON. Detroit newspapers and TV stations somehow provided comprehensive coverage of a series of terrorist attacks in Scranton over the June 10-12 weekend (read more)

Professional development key to Common Core, improving achievement, leaders say

Last summer, 41 Wayne Highlands teachers spent at least a week in classrooms learning about literacy and math. Administrators in the Wayne County district can prove those lessons improve student achievement. (read more)

PA School District Statistical Snapshot Database 2014-15

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Keystone Exam Database 2014-15

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Massive metal cross to rise over Blakely

The Peckville Assembly of God got a very special delivery last week, as the church welcomed a huge metal cross — 24 feet tall and 12 feet wide. (read more)

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Family of Wayne County man killed by state police files lawsuit

The father of a Wayne County man fatally shot by state police filed an $11 million federal lawsuit accusing officers of using excessive force. (read more)

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Greenfield Twp. celebrates bicentennial with parade, festivities

Greenfield Twp. residents celebrated the municipality’s bicentennial Friday night with a parade, music and more. The township, founded in January 1816, is Lackawanna County’s second-oldest municipality. (read more)

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At law enforcement seminar, DA announces new DUI program

CLARKS SUMMIT — Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon is taking aim at repeat DUI offenders. (read more)

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Study: More white, middle-aged women overdose on opioids

Middle-aged, white women overdose on opioids in Pennsylvania more than any other group, according to a recent study of a 10 years’ worth of electronic health records. (read more)

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Scranton did not appraise parking garage being sold to mall owner

Scranton did not get an appraisal of the Electric City parking garage before selling it to a neighboring business for $1, and instead determined the structure is worthless based upon an engineering condition assessment and an accounting valuation, officials said. (read more)

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Fire destroys South Scranton tire and auto shop

A fire destroyed a business in South Scranton on Friday night, and fire inspectors from the city fire and police departments are working to determine a cause. (read more)

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Dunmore man accused of raping, impregnating mentally disabled woman

A Dunmore man was charged with raping a mentally disabled person and related counts after a six-month investigation into who impregnated an autistic woman with limited mental capabilities. (read more)