Former Valley West principal candidate for Old Forge superintendent job
Old Forge school directors will vote tonight on appointing a top administrator from Scranton to lead their district.
Erin Keating, Ed.D., the Scranton School District’s chief of leadership development and school operations, is on the Old Forge agenda to be appointed as superintendent during the 7 p.m. meeting.
Police: Man cut face in plot to implicate girlfriend
A Newport Twp. man beat and choked his girlfriend while in a drunken rage, then cut his own face with a razor as part of a scheme to get her thrown into jail, according to police.
DISTRICT 2 SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Simmons, Quick power Tigers past Black Knights
Jena Simmons and Mackayla Quick each hit home runs, pacing the top-seeded Tunkhannock Tigers to a 13-2 home win over Lake-Lehman in the District 2 Class 4A softball quarterfinals Tuesday. Simmons drove home four RBIs, while Quick had three RBIs. Nicole Ho
Canada’s new dietary advice isto avoid sugar substitutes entirely.Will the United States follow suit?
As a Canadian dietitian who works and lives in the United States, I like to keep up with health policy in both countries. So I was quite interested to see that Health Canada, the governmental agency responsible for public health, is charting a new course
Wyoming Seminary defeats Lake-Lehman to get back to D2 title game
KINGSTON — For over four minutes in Tuesday’s District 2 Class 2A semifinal, Wyoming Seminary, playing with a two-goal cushion, played keep away from Lake-Lehman.
Special education funding lagging
Editor: As a Crestwood School District taxpayer and current administrator at IU 29 in Schuylkill County, I couldn’t agree more with recent stories on the state’s funding for special education lagging behind district needs (April 28). Special education cos
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Wolf hikes closed trail to pitch $4.5B projects plan
JIM THORPE — Gov. Tom Wolf stopped by the recently closed Glen Onoko Falls Trail on Tuesday to tout a proposal that could help address infrastructure needs in the state. “It’s a wonderful place to be,” Wolf said from a spot near the Lehigh River. “It brin
Transitioning from Crusaders to Wolfpack
The Crusaders of Coughlin High School are going out with a bang as they prepare to either graduate or transition into members of the Wolfpack. Winter sports came to a close, leaving some sports teams asking how they could seal their legacy as Crusaders. T
Redeemer advances to final
WILKES-BARRE — One miss. Will Wasiakowski said that’s the rule at Holy Redeemer practice when it comes to serving. The athlete gets one miss, and he needs to get the rest between the lines. Wasiakowski’s first miss Tuesday was on his very first serve. He