WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping in a city park.
July 17, 1944
Fierce storm batters region
A storm with heavy rain, hail and 60-mph winds hit our region. The storm brought down power lines, billboards, trees and fences. Victory gardens were also damaged.
■ Gerardo Juarez-Camacho and Rocio Danica Valencia-Sanchez, both of Scranton.
■ Jeremy James Flannery and Andrea Angelina Kennedy, both of Throop.
■ Francis Alvin Stewart and Diane Deedra Ranson, both of Carbondale.
“‘Go back to your own country’ is an ugly and deeply xenophobic sentiment rooted in the darkest periods of our history. The fact that our president has used these words is beyond the pale. Once again, his words make us less safe.”
From a concert hall in Pasadena, California, to Penn Avenue in Scranton, Lawrence Alan Dutcher’s legacy will live on through his artwork.
The 73-year-old husband, father, grandfather, artist and Scranton native died Sunday.
Ty Holmes, Catherine Maschelli and Alita Soulsby joined the NEPA Youth Shelter board of directors, effective July 1.
Holmes is a decorated Army soldier and the only military service member on the board.
Night out: Blakely/Peckville Crime Watch & Blakely Borough Police Department hosting Night Out, Aug. 2, parade, 7 p.m., assembly, 6:15, at Blakely Hose Company 2, Second Street, festivities to follow parade at Blakely Borough’s Recreation Complex, 100 Keystone Ave., Peckville, featuring DJ Chris Sheridan, free hot dogs, pizza, cookies, cupcakes, beverages, music, games for kids, face painting.
SCRANTON — Auriella Hogen, 9, loves pizza and apples.
Christopher Merchadante, 10, likes crunchy carrots.
Nevaeh Matthews, 8, enjoys chips and salsa.
Across the city each weekday, 750 children receive lunches through the Scranton School District’s summer feeding program.
PLAINS TWP. — The Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority solicitor and executive director will explore allegations regarding Northeast Revenue Service, the firm that collects levee fee revenue for the authority.
When cornered, Ken Bond gets downright chatty.
I dropped in on a Tuesday hearing before Magisterial District Judge Alyce Hailstone Farrell. A former tenant sued the city’s most notorious landlord for the return of her security deposit.
The first summer heat wave is on the horizon, but there are plenty of ways to keep cool in the region.
Temperatures Friday and Saturday will be in the low 90s, roughly 13 degrees warmer than normal, and the heat index will make it feel like it’s between 100 and 105 degrees, said Bryan Greenblatt, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Binghamton, N.Y.