In tax appeal on Electric City garage, school district wants to do own appraisal
SCRANTON — In opposing a tax appeal on the Electric City Parking Garage downtown, the Scranton School District wants to do its own appraisal of the structure.
MOSES TAYLOR BAKER: A daughter, Feb. 10, to Jasmine Baker, Scranton. CHMIL: A son, Feb. 9, to Benjamin and Kaitlin Moran Chmil, Scranton. COLON: A daughter, Feb. 12, to Gilbert Colon and Ashley Smith, Lake Ariel. COSMARK: A daughter, Feb. 10, to Robert an
Scranton Chinese School rings in Year of the Pig
SCRANTON — For poking fun at a traditional Chinese children’s song, they had to sing it in front of about 100 people during the annual Chinese New Year festival Sunday at the University of Scranton.
New manager of Lackawanna State Park Complex: 'Like being mayor of a small town'
Growing up, Robert Barrese frequented local state parks. The first state park he ever visited was the Archbald Pothole State Park.
Forest City Spaghetti dinner: All-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatball dinner, March 2, Christ Episcopal Church, Dundaff and Delaware streets; takeouts, 3:30-4:30 p.m., dine-in, 5-7; $10, advance purchase recommended; 570-785-3425 (voicemail). Jessup Fourth
Founding father marks Presidents Day at Tripp House
SCRANTON — The third president of the United States appeared stunned when, after asking how many in his audience were farmers, only one woman raised her hand.
Police probing downed sculptures at Ice Fest
CLARKS SUMMIT Was the Dark Side at work, or were clumsy selfie-takers to blame for a few destroyed ice sculptures?
Government offices, postal service closed for Presidents Day
SCRANTON Today is Presidents Day, and most government offices are closed. Scranton City Hall, Lackawanna County government offices and the county courthouse are closed.
Abington Heights Brady Karehais helping repopulate American eels in the Susquehanna River. “It’s really exciting to be involved in something that helps a species ... make a comeback,” he said. “This process has been quite fun and it’s not even over yet.”
MONDAY UPDATE: Efforts underway to save Wayne County dam
Wayne County officials hoping to save a 19th-century dam in Mount Pleasant Twp. from demolition are hard at work to try to make it happen.
50 Years Ago - Anti-War Demonstrators attend hearing to support an alleged draft evader
A group of anti-war demonstrators was in attendance for the draft evasion trial of a former Lehigh University student at the federal building in Scranton on Feb. 17.