Medical marijuana user denied job files lawsuit
A medical marijuana user who was denied employment with a Moosic staffing agency filed a class-action lawsuit, alleging the firm is violating Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act.
The lawsuit, filed in Lackawanna County Court by Eaton A.
Physician ordered to pay $9.45 million to former partner
A federal judge ordered a Dickson City neurologist to pay $9.45 million to a former partner in two medical/pharmaceutical companies.
Senior U.S. District Judge A.
Wider I-81 in Luzerne, but what about Lackawanna County?
PennDOT plans to widen almost 11 miles of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties in the next decade, a stretch significantly longer than previous plans.
State Department of Transportation officials announced this week that the effort will begin in Luzerne County, but Lackawanna County won’t trail by much.
Former co-worker faces sex charges
An employee at a popular Mountain Top pizzeria pulled down a co-worker’s pants and rubbed up against her when she went to get pizza boxes from a back room last month, according to charges filed Friday.
Nicola Coppola, 56, of 88 S.
Nature camp: Winter Nature Camp, Dec. 27 and 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road; children ages 5 to 11 will explore winter through science experiments; cost/$80 for both days, $45 per day; preregistration required: Michelle Wheeler at 570-842-1506.
Lackawanna County Court Notes
■ Tarang Ramesh Desai, San Jose, Calif., and Dhrutika Maheshbhai Patel, Scranton.
■ Francis Edward Schumacher and Judy Anne Teeple, both of Spring Brook Twp.
■ Juan Trinidad Lopez and Melania Escoto, both of Scranton.
New rules jeopardize SNAP benefits for thousands in Northeast PA
More than 8,000 people across Northeast Pennsylvania who rely on the federal food stamp program are in danger of losing their benefits under a new rule that tightens work requirements for some adult recipients.
Degree program OK’d at King’s
The state Department of Education approved a new King’s College stand-alone degree program in special education for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
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75 Years Ago - 30 men from Lackawannna County were inducted into the Armed Forces on Pearl Harbor Day
December 7, 1944
Third anniversary marked
On the third anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, a total of 30 men from Dunmore, Olyphant, Winton, Jefferson Twp., Dickson City and Throop boarded trolley cars at Laurel Line station in Scranton to start their journey in the United States armed forces.
Colleagues remember longtime Scranton city controller
Roseann Novembrino was a courageous woman who did not rubber stamp things, recalled former Scranton Mayor Jim Connors.
Novembrino, 83, the longtime city controller and West Scranton resident, died at Regional Hospital of Scranton on Thursday.