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Times Leader
Police union says focus on date of apology ignores larger issuesFriday. “This small stuff is what we’re dealing with every single day.” He exp
Times Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
Friday. “This small stuff is what we’re dealing with every single day.” He expressed his frustration on the heels of Mayor Tony George firing Patrolman Dan Duffy, a former Scranton police chief, instructor at the Lackawanna College Police Academy... Read more
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Times Leader
Police union says focus on date of apology ignores larger issuesFriday. “This small stuff is what we’re dealing with every single day.” He exp
Times Leader / Posted 19 hours ago
Friday. “This small stuff is what we’re dealing with every single day.” He expressed his frustration on the heels of Mayor Tony George firing Patrolman Dan Duffy, a former Scranton police chief, instructor at the Lackawanna College Police Academy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wilkes-Barre’s police evaluation talks go ona former Scranton police chief who also served as director of the police academ
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
a former Scranton police chief who also served as director of the police academy at Lackawanna College. Myers said Mayor Tony George fired Duffy on Wednesday for sending an allegedly threatening email to the mayor and Wampole. Union officials... Read more
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Times Leader
Resident objects as Wilkes-Barre council makes appointmenttheir name in for a nomination. The names are reviewed by the administration.
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
their name in for a nomination. The names are reviewed by the administration. And as directed by the city charter, Mayor Tony George nominates a person who has to be approved by council. City Administrator Ted Wampole credited council with... Read more
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Times Leader
Union sees no threat in email that cost Wilkes-Barre officer his jobWILKES-BARRE — Mayor Tony George on Thursday defended his firing of Officer Dan
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
WILKES-BARRE — Mayor Tony George on Thursday defended his firing of Officer Dan Duffy, saying he feared for the safety of his family after receiving a threatening email last month from the patrolman who also serves as union vice president. The email... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Wilkes-Barre mayor fires police union vice president over ‘threatening’ emailpost, Wilkes-Barre Police Union Vice President Dan Duffy is out of the job as a
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
post, Wilkes-Barre Police Union Vice President Dan Duffy is out of the job as a Wilkes-Barre police officer. Mayor Tony George fired the former Scranton police chief Wednesday night after receiving what he calls a “threatening” email from... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Ex-Scranton chief Duffy fired from Wilkes-Barre policeMyers, president of the Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association. The union
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Myers, president of the Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association. The union provided a copy of the email, sent to Mayor Tony George and City Administrator Ted Wampole, which criticizes the alleged unprofessional and insulting treatment Commander... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Ex-city chief Duffy fired from W-B policeMyers, president of the Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association. The union
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Myers, president of the Wilkes-Barre Police Benevolent Association. The union provided a copy of the email, sent to Mayor Tony George and City Administrator Ted Wampole, which criticizes the alleged unprofessional and insulting treatment Commander... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre mayor fires officer who is union vice presidentWILKES-BARRE — Police union vice president Dan Duffy was fired by Mayor Tony Ge
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Police union vice president Dan Duffy was fired by Mayor Tony George, as the long-running feud between the union and administration seems to have reached a new high point. George confirmed he fired Duffy on Tuesday, but did not want... Read more
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Times Leader
Dancing Stars of Wilkes-Barre competition to raise money for KISS TheatreCommunications, with Dan Pittman, owner of Act Out Theatre. • Tyler Ryan, exec
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Communications, with Dan Pittman, owner of Act Out Theatre. • Tyler Ryan, executive assistant to Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George, with Patrick Munley from Ballroom One. • Geisinger cardiologist Dr. Hishore Harjai with Tina Evans from... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Ten years on: An opportunity lost for F1 at Indianapolisbeing F1, financial discussions had never been far from the surface right from
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 4 days ago
being F1, financial discussions had never been far from the surface right from the start. The feeling in 2000 was that Tony George, the owner of IMS, was wealthy enough to absorb the fiscal difficulties that seemed to accompany long-term deals... Read more
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Times Leader
Attorney says developer still committed to downtown Wilkes-Barre projectJohn Dean, who represents Sphere International, said the development is still a
Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
John Dean, who represents Sphere International, said the development is still alive and within the next 10 days Mayor Tony George is scheduled to receive an update. “I have a meeting set up with the mayor and Sphere to discuss the progress... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre Mayor George presents $49.2 million balanced budget for 2018WILKES-BARRE — The 2018 budget proposed by Mayor Tony George forgoes a property
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The 2018 budget proposed by Mayor Tony George forgoes a property tax increase, but looks to other areas to balance the $49.2 million spending plan. The budget presented Thursday morning swaps the city-issued garbage bags for stickers... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Kitsap Bank announces 2017 edg3 FUND finalistspublic vote, are: “We were very impressed with the caliber of businesses repre
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
public vote, are: “We were very impressed with the caliber of businesses represented in our semifinalist grouping,” stated Tony George, Kitsap Bank’s president and COO. “Their commitment to bettering their communities is truly inspirational.” The... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre mayor says no property tax hike in proposed 2018 budgetWILKES-BARRE — Mayor Tony George won’t rely on a property tax increase to balan
Times Leader / Posted 15 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Mayor Tony George won’t rely on a property tax increase to balance his proposed 2018 budget, he said Friday, but that plan hinges on ongoing contract negotiations with unions that represent city workers. “There’s a lot of things we... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre council approves outside review of police forceis serving a suspension and also is the focus on an internal investigation for
Times Leader / Posted 15 days ago
is serving a suspension and also is the focus on an internal investigation for alleged “harassing” emails he sent to Mayor Tony George, a former city police chief, and city Administrator Ted Wampole in defense of a PBA member the union said was... Read more
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Times Leader
Problem properties ticketed in Wilkes-Barre’s ‘Taking It to the Streets’ sweepWILKES-BARRE — It didn’t take long for Mayor Tony George to find what he was lo
Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — It didn’t take long for Mayor Tony George to find what he was looking for on Custer Street. The mayor joined Henry Radulski, the city’s health director, and a few employees in the Heights neighborhood to kick off the “Taking It to the... Read more
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Times Leader
McDonald’s, Wilkes-Barre Police partner for ‘Coffee with a Cop’City Police weren’t the only ones at McDonald’s. Troopers from the State Polic
Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
City Police weren’t the only ones at McDonald’s. Troopers from the State Police barracks in Wyoming, Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George and Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis were all on hand to show their support. Some of the... Read more
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Times Leader
Problem properties ticketed in Wilkes-Barre’s ‘Taking It to the Streets’ sweepWILKES-BARRE — It didn’t take long for Mayor Tony George to find what he was lo
Times Leader / Posted 16 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — It didn’t take long for Mayor Tony George to find what he was looking for on Custer Street. The mayor joined Henry Radulski, the city’s health director, and a few employees in the Heights neighborhood to kick off the “Taking It to the... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre police union won’t particpate in preps for civil service exambetween the chief and the PBA that has questioned her qualifications to lead th
Times Leader / Posted 17 days ago
between the chief and the PBA that has questioned her qualifications to lead the department since being appointed by Mayor Tony George last year. The split widened within the past few weeks with the disciplining of officers and a call by some on... Read more
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Times Leader
Vote coming Thursday on Wilkes-Barre police probeafter the union conducted an internal survey that equated to a no-confidence vo
Times Leader / Posted 17 days ago
after the union conducted an internal survey that equated to a no-confidence vote in the chief. Even prior to Mayor Tony George appointing Lendacky, the union expressed its concerns about her leadership qualifications and... Read more
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Times Leader
Heritage Point in Wilkes-Barre, an asset to the Rolling Mill Hill neighborhood, officials sayand rundown before the Lancaster-based affordable housing developer began const
Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
and rundown before the Lancaster-based affordable housing developer began construction last year. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George, one of the officials invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, said he grew up nearby. “I can remember... Read more
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Times Leader
Still standing strong: A decade later, walk exhibits resilience of Ruth’s PlaceRuth's Place Sunday afternoon. Amanda Hrycyna|For Times LeaderAmanda Hrycyna |
Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
Ruth's Place Sunday afternoon. Amanda Hrycyna|For Times LeaderAmanda Hrycyna | For Times Leader Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George talks about Ruth’s... Read more
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Times Leader
Our view: Dallas parents deserving of diamondsclear signal something should be done. So far the explanations, from both sides
Times Leader / Posted 22 days ago
clear signal something should be done. So far the explanations, from both sides, have been less than satisfactory. Mayor Tony George campaigned on a “law and order” platform, and he needs to either clearly prove this is the consequence of... Read more
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Times Leader
Another WB officer faces discipline; mayor disagrees it was punishmentvice president of the PBA and a former Scranton police chief, declined to ident
Times Leader / Posted 22 days ago
vice president of the PBA and a former Scranton police chief, declined to identify the four other officers. But Mayor Tony George counted a total of five. One of the officers failed to show up twice for special detail assignments, the mayor... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre to launch nuisance property monitoring programproperties through tips from residents, this ‘neighborhood-by-neighborhood’ str
Times Leader / Posted 22 days ago
properties through tips from residents, this ‘neighborhood-by-neighborhood’ strategy will save time and energy as we tackle these properties,” Mayor Tony George said. http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/web1_WB-City-l... Read more
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Times Leader
Three more Wilkes-Barre officers disciplined, union and mayor confirmdiscipline that prompted some city council members to call for an independent r
Times Leader / Posted 23 days ago
discipline that prompted some city council members to call for an independent review of the department. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tony George and Sgt. Phil Myers, head of the union representing the officers, confirmed the disciplinary actions Wednesday.... Read more
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Times Leader
Parsons residents want trees, brush cleared from Laurel Run Creekovergrowth in the creek bed has been getting worse since the 2007 construction.
Times Leader / Posted 23 days ago
overgrowth in the creek bed has been getting worse since the 2007 construction. “We want them to clean it out. If (Mayor Tony George) wants a petition, we’ll get him one,” Magda said. That won’t be necessary, George said Wednesday. Most of the... Read more
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Times Leader
Fired Wilkes-Barre officer denied unemployment appeal, hired at LCCF in Februaryunemployment compensation. A state Commonwealth Court on Tuesday ruled against
Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
unemployment compensation. A state Commonwealth Court on Tuesday ruled against Kyle Rogers, who was terminated by Mayor Tony George last year for repeatedly violating the Wilkes-Barre City Police Department’s Code of Conduct. The gun incident... Read more
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Times Leader
More Wilkes-Barre police officers disciplined, union and mayor confirmfor an independent review of the department. Sgt. Phil Myers, president of the
Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
for an independent review of the department. Sgt. Phil Myers, president of the union representing the officers, and Mayor Tony George confirmed the suspensions. Myers said more may be coming. Myers said the actions taken by the mayor and his... Read more
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