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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 29, 20167, Wallenpaupack Area High School library, Route 6, east of Hawley; speaker: Mi
Community Events Listings, April 29, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
7, Wallenpaupack Area High School library, Route 6, east of Hawley; speaker: Michael Peifer of the state Legislature. South Scranton Group meets: Friendly Seniors will meet Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at St. Paul of the Cross... Read more
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Community Events Listings, April 28, 2016River Heritage Trail guided geocaching walk with naturalist Jane Frye, Saturday
Community Events Listings, April 28, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
River Heritage Trail guided geocaching walk with naturalist Jane Frye, Saturday, meet 10 a.m., Elm Street Trailhead, South Scranton, walk along the Central New Jersey extension of the trail toward Taylor and double back to Elm Street, rain or... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 26, 2016campus, visit Johnson Museum of Art, visit book collection at Uris Library and
Community Events Listings, April 26, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
campus, visit Johnson Museum of Art, visit book collection at Uris Library and see Gardens Plantations; 570-961-3087. South Scranton Seniors meet: South Scran­ton After 50 Club meeting, Thursday, 1:30 p.m., St. Paul of the Cross Parish... Read more
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Scranton man gives back to UNC as new culinary instructorCenters of NEPA’s Oppenheim Center for the Arts, housed at 1004 Jackson St. in
Scranton man gives back to UNC as new culinary instructor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Centers of NEPA’s Oppenheim Center for the Arts, housed at 1004 Jackson St. in West Scranton. Once a week, the South Scranton resident devotes a night to the group of kids, ages 13 and up, who learn knife skills, cooking techniques and... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneWilding. A. True. B. False. 5. Which local grocery will be closing in August
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Wilding. A. True. B. False. 5. Which local grocery will be closing in August? A. Wegmans in Dickson City. B. Weis in South Scranton. C. Aldi in Dickson City. D. Giant in Scranton. 6. Why was a hearing for accused cop-killer Eric Frein... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton celebrates its 150th birthdayteammates including, Alexandra Scott from Kingsley. They traveled by car throug
Scranton celebrates its 150th birthday
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
teammates including, Alexandra Scott from Kingsley. They traveled by car through West Scranton, Green Ridge and South Scranton to find clues. “It was awesome,” said Ms. Hawley. Contact the writers: kwind@timesshamrock.com,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
1960s: Fiery reminder of coal's legacyin following years, it hastened the flight of retailers and commerce from downt
1960s: Fiery reminder of coal's legacy
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
in following years, it hastened the flight of retailers and commerce from downtown Scranton.The Capitol Records plant in South Scranton pressed millions of Beatles records as the band produced about three dozen singles during the 1960s that made... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
1940s: Growth pattern makes a u-turnimitation. The effort resulted in the establishment of the Murray Corp., which
1940s: Growth pattern makes a u-turn
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
imitation. The effort resulted in the establishment of the Murray Corp., which constructed a 500,000-square-foot plant in South Scranton in 1943 to build wings for B-29 bombers. Plant employment totaled 3,000 in 1945. After the war, the Scranton... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
1970s: Scranton running on fumesneighbors looked at each other. On Nov. 1, 1973, Paul “P.J.” Freach, 13, and E
1970s: Scranton running on fumes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
neighbors looked at each other. On Nov. 1, 1973, Paul “P.J.” Freach, 13, and Edmund “Buddy” Keen, 12, were walking from South Scranton Junior High School to their homes on Colliery Avenue in Minooka when they were approached by William J.... Read more
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1890s: A modern American city bornparks The development of Scranton’s park system began in 1891 when Mayor Willi
1890s: A modern American city born
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
parks The development of Scranton’s park system began in 1891 when Mayor William Connell donated 20 acres in South Scranton to the city for the park that now bears his name. The leap forward came two years later. At that point, the... Read more
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Accused drug dealer arrested after chase through ScrantonA Philadelphia man wanted by state parole tried to flee Lackawanna County detec
Accused drug dealer arrested after chase through Scranton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
A Philadelphia man wanted by state parole tried to flee Lackawanna County detectives during a high-speed chase through South Scranton on Wednesday night when authorities moved in to arrest him for selling cocaine, detectives said. Cedric Antonio... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Competition, evolving business, left Scranton Weis behindWith low-cost grocers breathing down the back of its Scranton store, Weis made
Competition, evolving business, left Scranton Weis behind
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
With low-cost grocers breathing down the back of its Scranton store, Weis made a strategic decision to close its South Scranton location in August. Weis acquired that spot, and several other Mr. Z’s stores, in 1993, from founder Stanley Zuba. The... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Let the nation's ethnic mixture continuein “Little Italy,” a valley just east of and below the “Hill Section.” Then th
Let the nation's ethnic mixture continue
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
in “Little Italy,” a valley just east of and below the “Hill Section.” Then the Polish and Eastern Europeans found South Scranton or more popularly known as “The Flats.” The Irish moved into the area around North Scranton to settle. By the... Read more
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Scranton man convicted of hitting police officer with carA Lackawanna County Court jury convicted a South Scranton man of aggravated ass
Scranton man convicted of hitting police officer with car
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
A Lackawanna County Court jury convicted a South Scranton man of aggravated assault and other charges for hitting a city police officer with his car in 2015. Jurors deliberated just 35 minutes before finding Kevin Bauer, 29, guilty on seven of eight... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
'World opens' on bookmobileapartments and public housing complexes. The second Thursday of the month, the
'World opens' on bookmobile
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
apartments and public housing complexes. The second Thursday of the month, the bookmobile visits Valley View Terrace in South Scranton — a public housing complex a couple of miles from the closest library. Within minutes of the door opening on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
William ConnellBuilding on North Washington Avenue in downtown Scranton in 1890 as the offices
William Connell
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Building on North Washington Avenue in downtown Scranton in 1890 as the offices of the Connell Coal Co. And donated the land that became Connell Park in South Scranton. Contact the writer: jmcauliffe@timesshamrock.com, @jmcauliffeTT... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 16, 2016bread for sale, enter off lower Jackson Street, 570-343-6092, melkite.scranton@
Community Events Listings, April 16, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
bread for sale, enter off lower Jackson Street, 570-343-6092, melkite.scranton@gmail.com or visit melkitescranton.org. South Scranton Pork dinner: St. Paul of the Cross Parish takeout-only pork and sauerkraut dinner, May 1, noon-3 p.m., 1217... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 15, 2016off 1145 Providence Road; clothing, shoes, handbags, stuffed animals, curtains,
Community Events Listings, April 15, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
off 1145 Providence Road; clothing, shoes, handbags, stuffed animals, curtains, drapes, other textiles, 570-346-0804. South Scranton Seniors meet: Friendly Seniors of South Scranton meeting April 19, 12:30 p.m., St. Paul of the Cross Parish... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 14, 2016volunteers for inaugural Bob McGoff 5K/1 Mile Walk, scheduled Aug. 28 to benefi
Community Events Listings, April 14, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
volunteers for inaugural Bob McGoff 5K/1 Mile Walk, scheduled Aug. 28 to benefit Coaches v. Cancer; Bob, 570-561-7584. South Scranton Prayer shawl: St. Paul of the Cross Prayer Shawl meeting April 18, 6 p.m., parish center, Prospect... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 13, 2016April 22, conference appointment slips in report cards; early dismissal, April
Community Events Listings, April 13, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
April 22, conference appointment slips in report cards; early dismissal, April 22: East, 11 a.m. and West, 11:30. South Scranton Fundraising event: NEPA Sanctuary and Learning Center Earth Day 60’s style coffeehouse fundraiser, April 22,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 12, 2016$5, ages 6 and older; special commemorative ticket to first 1,000 train riders
Community Events Listings, April 12, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
$5, ages 6 and older; special commemorative ticket to first 1,000 train riders that day; 570-340-5200 or www.nps.gov/stea. South Scranton Club meets: South Scranton After 50 Club meeting Thursday 1:30 p.m., St. Paul of the Cross parish center,... Read more
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School Notesand is open to the public. — LISA ZACCAGNINO lzaccagnino @timesshamrock.com
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
and is open to the public. — LISA ZACCAGNINO lzaccagnino @timesshamrock.com Scranton Seventh-grade students from South Scranton Intermediate School participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition last month. Jacob... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 11, 2016Church selling fresh homemade pierogi, Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., church hall, 505
Community Events Listings, April 11, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Church selling fresh homemade pierogi, Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., church hall, 505 Jefferson Ave., $7/dozen; 570-344-1522. South Scranton Seniors meet: The Young at Heart of South Scranton will meet Tuesday, 1 p.m., at St. Paul of the Cross parish... Read more
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News - The Times-Tribuneand is open to the public. — LISA ZACCAGNINO lzaccagnino @timesshamrock.com
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
and is open to the public. — LISA ZACCAGNINO lzaccagnino @timesshamrock.com Scranton Seventh-grade students from South Scranton Intermediate School participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition last month. Jacob... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
A.J. and P.J. CaseyAndrew eventually took over and his brother Patrick joined him in the booze bus
A.J. and P.J. Casey
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Andrew eventually took over and his brother Patrick joined him in the booze business. They also opened a brewery in South Scranton. The brothers leveraged their influence in banking and brewing to build the Hotel Casey, which opened in 1911... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 8, 201616, 7:30-11 a.m., Hickory Street Presbyterian Church’s Maurer Center, 427 Hicko
Community Events Listings, April 8, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
16, 7:30-11 a.m., Hickory Street Presbyterian Church’s Maurer Center, 427 Hickory St., takeouts available; 570-498-0923. South Scranton Seniors meet: Young at Heart of South Scranton meeting, Tuesday, 1 p.m., St. Paul of the Cross parish hall,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton board may rescind bidding policyreplacing lockers in the West Scranton High School locker room, replacing steps
Scranton board may rescind bidding policy
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
replacing lockers in the West Scranton High School locker room, replacing steps in front of entrances at Northeast and South Scranton intermediate schools and upgrading bathrooms at McNichols Plaza. ■ Directors hired Maria Baloga as a hall... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County SentencingsBarrasse sentenced the following defendants recently in Lackawanna County Court
Lackawanna County Sentencings
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Barrasse sentenced the following defendants recently in Lackawanna County Court: • Robert Naslanic, 51, 445 N. Sixth St., Scranton, to time served (376 days) in county prison for disorderly conduct. • Zachary Johnstone, 23, 1624 Penn Ave.,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the TownsBob McGoff, who lost his battle with cancer in November. He was instrumental in
Around the Towns
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Bob McGoff, who lost his battle with cancer in November. He was instrumental in the development of Connors Park in his South Scranton neighborhood in 2007. The park is named for former Mayor Jim Connors. The Friends of Connors Park Association... Read more
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News - The Times-TribuneBob McGoff, who lost his battle with cancer in November. He was instrumental in
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
Bob McGoff, who lost his battle with cancer in November. He was instrumental in the development of Connors Park in his South Scranton neighborhood in 2007. The park is named for former Mayor Jim Connors. The Friends of Connors Park Association... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, April 2, 2016Museum. Social gathering: Cathedral “64” graduates get-together, April 13, 6 p
Community Events Listings, April 2, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
Museum. Social gathering: Cathedral “64” graduates get-together, April 13, 6 p.m., Stirna’s, Market Street; 570-344-2974. South Scranton Free meal: St. Stanislaus Youth Center, free hot meal, today, 1-3 p.m., 530 E. Elm St.; 570-343-6017. West... Read more
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