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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton council changes meeting days for next year, bids farewell to Wechslerall Democrats, each will be sworn in to a four-year term. They will join Perry
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
all Democrats, each will be sworn in to a four-year term. They will join Perry and Evans in forming the new council. Mayor Bill Courtright, also a Democrat and who won re-election to a second, four-year term in the election, will be sworn in on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton council changes meeting days, times for next year, bids farewell to councilmanall Democrats, each will be sworn in to a four-year term. They will join Perry
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
all Democrats, each will be sworn in to a four-year term. They will join Perry and Evans in forming the new council. Mayor Bill Courtright, also a Democrat and who won re-election to a second, four-year term in the election, will be sworn in on... Read more
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High-rise fire in Scranton ruled arson; suspect in custodytoday. “If you go into the stairwells and the lower floors, there’s a tremendo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
today. “If you go into the stairwells and the lower floors, there’s a tremendous amount of water damage,” Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright said. “When they (firefighters) first got here, they didn’t know the extent of the fire, so there’s some... Read more
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High-rise fire in city ruled arson; suspect in custodytoday. “If you go into the stairwells and the lower floors, there’s a tremendo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
today. “If you go into the stairwells and the lower floors, there’s a tremendous amount of water damage,” Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright said. “When they (firefighters) first got here, they didn’t know the extent of the fire, so there’s some... Read more
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Around the Townsby the property owner against the city. Once the city owns the lot at 248-256
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
by the property owner against the city. Once the city owns the lot at 248-256 Wyoming Ave., at Linden Street, Mayor Bill Courtright plans to convert it into a pocket park. The parcel, the site of a former commercial dry-cleaning operation,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Harrison Avenue Bridge links present and pastMinichi owner, whose husband, Marc, died in January, in Florida. First officia
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Minichi owner, whose husband, Marc, died in January, in Florida. First official driver after opening: Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright, who drove his 2016 city-owned Dodge Durango from the Hill Section side to the South Scranton side with three... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Harrison Avenue Bridge opensred ribbon and opened the bridge this morning. “We’ve all been waiting a long,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
red ribbon and opened the bridge this morning. “We’ve all been waiting a long, long time for this to take place,” Mayor Bill Courtright said. After letting Paula Minichello, the owner of Minichi Contracting Group of Dupont, the bridge’s... Read more
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Water rate hike comes with surprise Scranton sewer rate increaseDunmore wastewater customers than could have been imposed” if the PUC agreed wi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Dunmore wastewater customers than could have been imposed” if the PUC agreed with the advocates, she said.Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright said the settlement vindicates the sewer sale as a good deal for the city. “Sewer rate increases under the... Read more
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Pocket park proposal to come off table in Scrantontake a final vote Thursday on whether the city should purchase the lot at 248-2
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
take a final vote Thursday on whether the city should purchase the lot at 248-256 Wyoming Ave., at Linden Street. Mayor Bill Courtright plans to have the city acquire the parcel, the site of a former commercial dry-cleaning operation, to settle... Read more
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Lackawanna College launches major additionleft: Stephaine Decker, Bill Sordoni, Greg Polk, William Conaboy, Lackawanna Co
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
left: Stephaine Decker, Bill Sordoni, Greg Polk, William Conaboy, Lackawanna College President Mark Volk, Ken Ruby, Mayor Bill Courtright, Linda Aebli, Cassandra Coleman, state Sen. John Blake and Tom Cummings. The college purchased the former... Read more
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Scranton charts new path for downtown revitalization2018 budget and introduced an ordinance to give $250,000 to Scranton Tomorrow t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
2018 budget and introduced an ordinance to give $250,000 to Scranton Tomorrow to launch the plan. The initiative by Mayor Bill Courtright, his administration and council, which has been in the works for two years, represents a shift in how the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Recount hardly changes Scranton mayor raceof votes in the Scranton mayor race today changed the final tally a bit, but no
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
of votes in the Scranton mayor race today changed the final tally a bit, but not the outcome. The recount cost Mayor Bill Courtright, the Democratic nominee, two votes, and his opponent, Republican lawyer Jim Mulligan, picked up three, but... Read more
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Election Day Scranton voting required translatorJim Mulligan’s request for a recount of all votes cast in the Scranton mayor ra
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Jim Mulligan’s request for a recount of all votes cast in the Scranton mayor race. Michael O’Brien, the lawyer for Mayor Bill Courtright challenging Mulligan’s recount request, pointed out Mulligan campaign lawyer Anthony Lomma sought at least a... Read more
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Election Day city voting required translatorJim Mulligan’s request for a recount of all votes cast in the Scranton mayor ra
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Jim Mulligan’s request for a recount of all votes cast in the Scranton mayor race. Michael O’Brien, the lawyer for Mayor Bill Courtright challenging Mulligan’s recount request, pointed out Mulligan campaign lawyer Anthony Lomma sought at least a... Read more
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Board orders partial recount in city mayor raceLaureen Cummings voted for the partial recount. Commissioner Jerry Notarianni v
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Laureen Cummings voted for the partial recount. Commissioner Jerry Notarianni voted no, believing it unnecessary. Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, defeated Mulligan by 513 votes in the Nov. 7 election to win a second term as mayor, according... Read more
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Board orders partial recount in Scranton mayor racethe board two years ago ordered a limited recount in the commissioner race. Mi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
the board two years ago ordered a limited recount in the commissioner race. Michael O’Brien, the lawyer representing Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, challenged the need for any recount. He said Lomma presented no evidence of fraud or... Read more
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Lackawanna County counts, dismisses absentee ballotsobservance or military service. Even before his campaign disputed the 25 ballo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
observance or military service. Even before his campaign disputed the 25 ballots, Mulligan trailed the winner, Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, by 517 votes. Efforts to reach Mulligan to find out why his campaign pursued the challenges... Read more
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Area's future should have legal standinginterests to prevail over weak-kneed local governments with narrow interests, i
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
interests to prevail over weak-kneed local governments with narrow interests, it enables politicians like Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright to contend the huge, negative developments like the dump are not his problem. In Commonwealth Court, the... Read more
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County counts, dismisses absentee ballotsobservance or military service. Even before his campaign disputed the 25 ballo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
observance or military service. Even before his campaign disputed the 25 ballots, Mulligan trailed the winner, Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, by 517 votes. Efforts to reach Mulligan to find out why his campaign pursued the challenges... Read more
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Letters to the Editor funding from the state through the efforts of Sen. John Blake and now funding f
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
funding from the state through the efforts of Sen. John Blake and now funding from the city of Scranton through Mayor Bill Courtright and Scranton City Council members, we will begin building in January by bidding out elements of the work. We... Read more
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YOUR OPINIONfunding from the state through the efforts of Sen. John Blake and now funding f
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
funding from the state through the efforts of Sen. John Blake and now funding from the city of Scranton through Mayor Bill Courtright and Scranton City Council members, we will begin building in January by bidding out elements of the work. We... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New fixtures join old at annual Nay Aug Park light displayannual tradition there. The display draws thousands of people each year, Scrant
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
annual tradition there. The display draws thousands of people each year, Scrantonians and out of towners alike, city Mayor Bill Courtright said. The city breathed new light into the show this year with a $25,000 investment, Scranton Municipal... Read more
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Letters to the Editor what I’m sure is a matter of timing, the city revealed a budget for the next ye
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
what I’m sure is a matter of timing, the city revealed a budget for the next year a day or so following an election Mayor Bill Courtright won by just over 500 votes. In that budget, the garbage fee, or tax, remains at $300. Days later, despite a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Long closure of Nay Aug treehouse heading into 2018the closure likely would extend into the fall, but they hoped to get it reopene
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
the closure likely would extend into the fall, but they hoped to get it reopened before winter. That’s unlikely now, Mayor Bill Courtright said. Designing a fix must be completed before the repair work can be bid out — and the year is fast coming... Read more
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YOUR OPINIONwhat I’m sure is a matter of timing, the city revealed a budget for the next ye
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
what I’m sure is a matter of timing, the city revealed a budget for the next year a day or so following an election Mayor Bill Courtright won by just over 500 votes. In that budget, the garbage fee, or tax, remains at $300. Days later, despite a... Read more
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Long closure of popular Scranton treehouse heading into 2018the closure likely would extend into the fall, but they hoped to get it reopene
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
the closure likely would extend into the fall, but they hoped to get it reopened before winter. That’s unlikely now, Mayor Bill Courtright said. Designing a fix must be completed before the repair work can be bid out — and the year is fast coming... Read more
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Namedropperdropped a restraining order alleging a similar sexual assault by another troope
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
dropped a restraining order alleging a similar sexual assault by another trooper. (read more) For the second time, Mayor Bill Courtright has turned to a banking and financial services professional to fill the key position of city business... Read more
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Does political conversations usually make your Thanksgiving Dinners tense? Looking for news specific to your community? Visit thetimes-tribune.com/my_town. @TTPagesPast Times-Tribune Librarian Brian Fulton curates your home for local history in Lackawanna County and the surrounding areas. Check outdropped a restraining order alleging a similar sexual assault by another troope
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
dropped a restraining order alleging a similar sexual assault by another trooper. (read more) For the second time, Mayor Bill Courtright has turned to a banking and financial services professional to fill the key position of city business... Read more
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Mulligan asks for recount in mayor's raceScranton mayor candidate Jim Mulligan wants a recount of votes in his race. Mu
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Scranton mayor candidate Jim Mulligan wants a recount of votes in his race. Mulligan, a Republican, lost to Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, by 517 votes in the Nov. 7 election, 7,447 to 6,930, according to still unofficial results.... Read more
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Casciano takes over as Scranton business administratorbusiness administrator. City native and West Scranton resident Chris Casciano
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
business administrator. City native and West Scranton resident Chris Casciano started in the position Monday after Mayor Bill Courtright appointed him to succeed David Bulzoni, who left earlier this month to return to the private... Read more
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Hearing today on city absentee ballot challengesand city school board or Lackawanna County district attorney and recorder of de
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
and city school board or Lackawanna County district attorney and recorder of deeds. In the closest of these races, Mayor Bill Courtright, a Democrat, defeated Republican lawyer Jim Mulligan by 517 votes, according to still unofficial... Read more
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Pension board interviews disability pension administratorsaid he was concerned that, if the unions did not agree, they could file a grie
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
said he was concerned that, if the unions did not agree, they could file a grievance challenging the selection. Mayor Bill Courtright pushed for the appointment of an independent administrator for disability pensions after a 2014 Times-Tribune... Read more
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City changes, monochromatic politics don’tand St. Fleur struck us as bright guys with political futures if they want to k
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
and St. Fleur struck us as bright guys with political futures if they want to keep working hard. Remember, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright and Councilman Pat Rogan lost their first elections, and Councilman Joe Wechsler lost a couple of races.... Read more

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