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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Second man charged in deadly Wayne County home invasionand his son, Joseph Stengline Jr. Stengline Sr. succumbed to his injuries Wedn
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
and his son, Joseph Stengline Jr. Stengline Sr. succumbed to his injuries Wednesday evening. An autopsy is scheduled in Lackawanna County this afternoon. An attempted homicide count against Moore is expected to be modified when he appears in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court Notes13 Matthew St., Scott Twp., for $143,000. • Kenneth C. II and Emily J. Adams,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
13 Matthew St., Scott Twp., for $143,000. • Kenneth C. II and Emily J. Adams, York, Maine, to Ryan and Stephanie Charles, Lackawanna County; a property on Blue Spruce Road, Spring Brook Twp., for $25,000. • Maria and Richard M. Davis, Lackawanna... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Longtime Lackawanna County tax claim director resignsArticle Tools After nearly 10 years at the helm of the Lackawanna County Tax C
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
Article Tools After nearly 10 years at the helm of the Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau, Director Ron Koldjeski is resigning from the post later this month. Koldjeski, who began working in the county Assessor’s Office in 2000 and was named... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Victim in Wayne County home invasion diesStengline Jr., to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. The elder Ste
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
Stengline Jr., to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. The elder Stengline died there at about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland said. Wayne County detectives arrested Moore on Monday on charges of attempted... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Editorials from around PennsylvaniaSystem voted 6-5 to restore the $246,000 annual pension of disgraced former Sen
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
System voted 6-5 to restore the $246,000 annual pension of disgraced former Senate Minority Leader Robert J. Mellow of Lackawanna County. Yes, Mellow served federal prison time for his conviction on charges that he used his taxpayer-funded... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Longtime Lackawanna County tax claim bureau director resigns High School Sports Blog Chris Kelly Blog: Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scran
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
High School Sports Blog Chris Kelly Blog: Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scranton Times-Tribune Columnist. My Town: Read and comment on news, sports, features and opinion from your local... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
NamedropperGreenfield Twp. resident, was awarded during the AOH Hook O’Malley Division 4’s
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Greenfield Twp. resident, was awarded during the AOH Hook O’Malley Division 4’s John Mitchell Day Man of the Year ceremony at Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton. A member of the AOH’s executive board, Oleski is a captain at the Lackawanna County Pri... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesLLC, Dunmore, to 521 Gibson Street LLC, Scranton; three parcels in Scranton for
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
LLC, Dunmore, to 521 Gibson Street LLC, Scranton; three parcels in Scranton for $345,000. • Bruce and Elsie Rock, Lackawanna County, to Minor Holdings Inc., Lackawanna County; a property in Fell Twp. for $120,000. • Daniel R. Edwards Sr.,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneGreenfield Twp. resident, was awarded during the AOH Hook O’Malley Division 4’s
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Greenfield Twp. resident, was awarded during the AOH Hook O’Malley Division 4’s John Mitchell Day Man of the Year ceremony at Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton. A member of the AOH’s executive board, Oleski is a captain at the Lackawanna County Pri... Read more
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Times Leader
Lackawanna commissioner’s latest appeal rejected; will stay behind barsHARRISBURG — With a federal judge rejecting his latest appeal this week, a form
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
HARRISBURG — With a federal judge rejecting his latest appeal this week, a former Lackawanna County commissioner will remain behind bars. Robert Cordaro filed an appeal based on a 2016 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, “McDonnell v. United... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Girl, 13, testifies against man she says raped herArticle Tools SCRANTON — A 13-year-old girl took the stand in Lackawanna Count
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools SCRANTON — A 13-year-old girl took the stand in Lackawanna County Court today to testify that she was raped and abused by a Scranton man when she was 5. Richard Dixon, 38, 532 Emmett St., appeared for a preliminary hearing for charges... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Judge again upholds Cordaro's convictionArticle Tools A federal judge once again upheld former Lackawanna County Commi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools A federal judge once again upheld former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro’s corruption conviction, rejecting his claim he was entitled to a new trial based on a 2016 U.S. Supreme Courting ruling that set a new standard for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Objection to Pa. lawmaker’s absences could lead to contempt voteday since July are raising objections from a fellow House member. Monday’s abs
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
day since July are raising objections from a fellow House member. Monday’s absence by Democratic Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County was recorded as unexcused. That’s after a fellow Democrat, Rep. Michael Carroll of Luzerne County, objected... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Two men sentenced for sexually explicit communications with teenssexually explicit communications with investigators they believed to be teenage
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
sexually explicit communications with investigators they believed to be teenage girls were sentenced to prison Tuesday by Lackawanna County President Judge Michael J. Barrasse. David Edward Broscius, 53, of Akron, Ohio, will spend 18 months to... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Public corruption convictions for former Lackawanna County commissioner upheldfor the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District C
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that United States District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo denied former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert C. Cordaro’s latest appeal regarding his 2011 conviction on multiple public corruption... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County to hold downtown New Year's Eve SpectacularArticle Tools SCRANTON — Lackawanna County will ring in the New Year with a ni
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools SCRANTON — Lackawanna County will ring in the New Year with a night of free, family-friendly fun at the inaugural county New Year’s Eve Spectacular. Officials announced the celebration Tuesday under the marquis of the historic Ritz... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School boards welcome 19 new directors, six new leaders19 new school directors assumed their new positions last week during school boa
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
19 new school directors assumed their new positions last week during school boards’ reorganizational meetings for 2018. In Lackawanna County’s 12 school districts — including Forest City Regional and Lackawanna Trail — new presidents took the helm... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribune19 new school directors assumed their new positions last week during school boa
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
19 new school directors assumed their new positions last week during school boards’ reorganizational meetings for 2018. In Lackawanna County’s 12 school districts — including Forest City Regional and Lackawanna Trail — new presidents took the helm... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMilagros Jimenez, both of Carbondale. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS • Albert V. Giaco
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Milagros Jimenez, both of Carbondale. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS • Albert V. Giacometti, agent for Liana A. Giacometti, Lackawanna County, to Carol Mariotti, Lackawanna County; a property at 167 Taroli St., Old Forge, for $115,000. • Gerald J.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Carroll calls out Haggertysince July 21. Haggerty “represents” the 112th Legislative District, about hal
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
since July 21. Haggerty “represents” the 112th Legislative District, about half of Scranton, the northeast quarter of Lackawanna County and a slice of Wayne County. The people, local governments and school districts in those areas need and,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absence“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.”
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.” Carroll, who also represents part of Lackawanna County, said Haggerty’s absence matters less on final passages of bills, noting Republicans’ 31-vote majority, but... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Haggerty's excused absences could be nearing an end“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.”
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.” Carroll, who also represents part of Lackawanna County, said Haggerty’s absence matters less on final passages of bills, noting Republicans’ 31-vote majority, but... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
50 Years Ago - Christmas Bureau is short of their goalwith the Central Scranton Expressway. County’s Christmas bureau nearly $3,000
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
with the Central Scranton Expressway. County’s Christmas bureau nearly $3,000 short of goal The Christmas Bureau of Lackawanna County welfare planning committee announced it was $2,953 short of the year’s goal to help 570 families in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absence“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.”
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.” Carroll, who also represents part of Lackawanna County, said Haggerty’s absence matters less on final passages of bills, noting Republicans’ 31-vote majority, but... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Prison counselor arrested again for retail theftArticle Tools A Lackawanna County Prison counselor charged with a felony a mon
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools A Lackawanna County Prison counselor charged with a felony a month ago for stealing from Kohl’s faces new charges for retail theft, police said. Kimberly A. Rupp, 49, 31 Number 7 Road, Carbondale, tried “under ringing” items at a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Objection to Pa. lawmaker's absences could lead to contempt voteday since July are raising objections from a fellow House member. Monday's abs
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
day since July are raising objections from a fellow House member. Monday's absence by Democratic Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County was recorded as unexcused. That's after a fellow Democrat, Rep. Michael Carroll of Luzerne County, objected... Read more
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Times Leader
Road-rage suspect who allegedly fired on vehicle waives hearinga criminal complaint: Matthew Taylor Willis, address unknown, was driving a Ch
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
a criminal complaint: Matthew Taylor Willis, address unknown, was driving a Chevrolet Suburban south on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County when the driver of a Cadillac SUV, identified as Prebich, approached him from the rear Dec. 2. Willis told... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Carroll moves to end Haggerty absence“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.”
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
“I’m hoping this exercise will result in him finding a way to get down here.” Carroll, who also represents part of Lackawanna County, said Haggerty’s absence matters less on final passage of a bill, noting Republicans’ 31-vote majority, but... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PHOTOS: Living Nativity in Clarks Greenon your mobile phone or in your email. Only 18 months after officials confirme
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
on your mobile phone or in your email. Only 18 months after officials confirmed the emerald ash borer’s presence in Lackawanna County, the parking lot at Steamtown National Historic Site offers a stark example of the invasive insect’s... Read more
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Times Leader
Out on a limb: Cultural history factors into DNA test resultsPennsylvania. End of an Organization: The Genealogical Research Society of Nor
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Pennsylvania. End of an Organization: The Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania, based in Peckville, Lackawanna County, has shut down. “We are no longer in business as of Nov. 4, 2017,” the organization said in a blog.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Addiction fighting activists take cold-weather clothing straight to the needyfoundation is collecting a number of items, including coats, hats and blankets,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
foundation is collecting a number of items, including coats, hats and blankets, until Friday at three locations in Lackawanna County: Center City Print, Scranton; Commonwealth Financial Systems, Dickson City; and DePietro’s Pharmacy,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
The radar with no speeding ticketsthat keeps your car rolling along rather than helping a police officer pull you
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
that keeps your car rolling along rather than helping a police officer pull you over. On a handful of heavily traveled Lackawanna County roads, a radar device, supplemented with a video camera, tracks vehicles and their speeds and sometimes... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mellow scam hastens fixto have embarrassed even state lawmakers who have crafted the pension law for t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
to have embarrassed even state lawmakers who have crafted the pension law for their own benefit. Former Sen. Bob Mellow, a Lackawanna County Democrat, pleaded guilty in 2012 to a federal conspiracy count for using his publicly paid state Senate... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Saturday's slick conditions caused by 2 inches of snowArticle Tools About 2 inches of snow fell Saturday throughout the area. Lacka
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Article Tools About 2 inches of snow fell Saturday throughout the area. Lackawanna County generally received between 1.5 and 2 inches of snow, AccuWeather senior meteorologist Carl Erickson said. The storm began just before noon, with the heaviest... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News Quiz - Dec. 10, 2017Article Tools 1. Santa Claus journeyed through Lackawanna County on Dec. 2 usi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Article Tools 1. Santa Claus journeyed through Lackawanna County on Dec. 2 using what mode of transportation? A. Sleigh pulled by reindeer B. Rickshaw C. Steam train D. Bicycle 2. In a book recently published by a Luzerne County man, he wrote... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Namedropperand Thomas are the bureau’s chairwomen. The organization provides financial ass
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
and Thomas are the bureau’s chairwomen. The organization provides financial assistance to low-income families in Lackawanna County during the holiday season, according to its website. Recipients are provided gift cards to purchase... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Moveof Pharmacy in 1982. He has been honored with the 2007 Medicap Pharmacy Profess
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of Pharmacy in 1982. He has been honored with the 2007 Medicap Pharmacy Professional Achievement Award and as the 2010 Lackawanna County Pharmacist of the Year. He is also the immediate past president for the Lackawanna County Pharmacy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Northeast Pennsylvania tree farms well-stocked for the holiday seasonaround a real tree than a plastic one. Families have more appreciation for it.”
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
around a real tree than a plastic one. Families have more appreciation for it.” Roba Family Farms has two locations in Lackawanna County where people can buy Christmas trees. The farm’s location in North Abington Twp. consists of mainly precut... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around the Townsgrant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to purchase a
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
grant agreement with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency to purchase a microwave link that will allow the Lackawanna County 911 Center to share services and communicate with the Monroe County 911 Center and those of other counties... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Steamtown National Histoic Site hit hard by tree-killing beetleOnly 18 months after officials confirmed the emerald ash borer’s presence in La
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Only 18 months after officials confirmed the emerald ash borer’s presence in Lackawanna County, the parking lot at Steamtown National Historic Site offers a stark example of the invasive insect’s tree-killing efficiency. The National Park Service... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
New Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell plans for the future“war room” where he and his fellow attorneys meet and prepare cases. Earlier t
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
“war room” where he and his fellow attorneys meet and prepare cases. Earlier this week, nearly one month to the day after Lackawanna County voters elected him the first Democratic district attorney in decades, Powell, 53, sat down in the war room... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
DA mulls whether bank robbery suspect shooting was justifiedbefore 1:30 p.m. Thursday and the suspect led police on a chase through Pittsto
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
before 1:30 p.m. Thursday and the suspect led police on a chase through Pittston into Old Forge, where he was killed. The Lackawanna County coroner said after an autopsy that 40-year-old John Souder died from two gunshot wounds to the head.... Read more
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Philly.com
DA mulls whether bank robbery suspect shooting was justifiedbefore 1:30 p.m. Thursday and the suspect led police on a chase through Pittsto
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
before 1:30 p.m. Thursday and the suspect led police on a chase through Pittston into Old Forge, where he was killed. The Lackawanna County coroner said after an autopsy that 40-year-old John Souder died from two gunshot wounds to the head.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
RODERICK RANDOM: Mellow ‘used, abused, forgotten’ — at $246Kthat never accused him of taking money. Maybe he didn’t want to tarnish his leg
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
that never accused him of taking money. Maybe he didn’t want to tarnish his legacy and look like bribe-taking former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro, but more likely he just wanted to preserve the loophole that saved his... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Mellow ‘used, abused, forgotten’ — at $246Kthat never accused him of taking money. Maybe he didn’t want to tarnish his leg
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
that never accused him of taking money. Maybe he didn’t want to tarnish his legacy and look like bribe-taking former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro, but more likely he just wanted to preserve the loophole that saved his... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesTurner, both of Scranton. DIVORCES SOUGHT • Elisangela Rodrigues do Nasciment
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Turner, both of Scranton. DIVORCES SOUGHT • Elisangela Rodrigues do Nascimento Stanley, Dickson City, v. Nicole Pahoski, Lackawanna County; married March 16, 2002, in Lackawanna County; Anne Marie Howells, attorney. • Carl Michael Hafler,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Clipboard400 Church St.; officers for the upcoming year will be elected and a Christmas
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
400 Church St.; officers for the upcoming year will be elected and a Christmas party will follow; all are invited. Lackawanna County Holiday dinner: Deutsch Institute Holiday Dinner Dance 2017, Dec. 17, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Radisson at... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Swiss-based chocolate manufacturer purchases property from Gertrude Hawkparcel of land on Marshwood Road to Barry Callebaut U.S.A. LLC for $1,159,161,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
parcel of land on Marshwood Road to Barry Callebaut U.S.A. LLC for $1,159,161, according to a property transfer recorded in Lackawanna County on Thursday. Barry Callebaut recently acquired Gertrude Hawk’s ingredients division, including the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Witness to shooting said suspect fired on policeat officers before a volley of return fire brought him down, a witness who was
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
at officers before a volley of return fire brought him down, a witness who was a few feet from the exchange said Friday. Lackawanna County Coroner Tim Rowland concluded after an autopsy that John Souder died from two gunshot wounds to his head.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
State court overturns Scranton zoning rejection of couple's Airbnb rentalsArticle Tools In a 14-page decision, the Commonwealth Court reversed a Lackawa
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools In a 14-page decision, the Commonwealth Court reversed a Lackawanna County Court ruling from February that upheld a zoning violation issued in May 2016 against the couple, George and Judith Reihner, regarding use of their home at 1010... Read more
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