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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court Noteshas issued the following bench warrants for failure to appear on fines and cost
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
has issued the following bench warrants for failure to appear on fines and costs: ■ Donovan D. Williams, 257 Bowman St., Wilkes-Barre; $741. ■ Joseph R. Wilson, 17 Maple Ave., Apt. A, Carbondale; $2,943.50. ■ Richard Werner, 840 Brook St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Oct. 24was arraigned on charges of simple assault and harassment, and incarcerated in
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
was arraigned on charges of simple assault and harassment, and incarcerated in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility in Wilkes-Barre in lieu of $25,000 bail. According to court papers, police were dispatched to an apartment in the 400-block of... Read more
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Times Leader
Our view: These officers really need to take a bowCity Officer Alan Gribble, the man who neutralized Sargent during a rampage two
Times Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
City Officer Alan Gribble, the man who neutralized Sargent during a rampage two years ago in the Walmart parking lot in Wilkes-Barre Township. It’s worth repeating his heroics that day. Gribble, armed with a shotgun, testified that bullets... Read more
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Times Leader
UGI urges residents to be aware of signs of carbon monoxideWILKES-BARRE — As temperatures drop and heating systems are activated, UGI has
Times Leader / Posted 9 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — As temperatures drop and heating systems are activated, UGI has issued an advisory to safeguard against carbon monoxide. As residents across UGI’s service territory begin to use their heating equipment more frequently in response to... Read more
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Times Leader
Distinctive Palate: Le Manhattan Bistro a one-of-a-kind locale in Wilkes-BarreWILKES-BARRE — For those who have been to Le Manhattan Bistro, you already know
Times Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — For those who have been to Le Manhattan Bistro, you already know the food is phenomenal and prepared and served by restaurant owners Chef Gwenaël Le Pape (“Chef Gwen”), Jean-Baptiste Moreau and their team. The two met over 17 years... Read more
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Times Leader
Barre reports September balance of nearly $10 million, big bills still dueWILKES-BARRE — The city maintained a hefty fund balance through September, but
Times Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — The city maintained a hefty fund balance through September, but more than $10 million in big ticket expenses still have to be paid by year’s end, according to a draft of the monthly financial report. The balance stood at $9.9 million... Read more
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Times Leader
Mattingly not horsing around during a visit to Pocono Downs tracka meet-and-greet consisting of photographs and autographs with fans. It was Ma
Times Leader / Posted 13 hours ago
a meet-and-greet consisting of photographs and autographs with fans. It was Mattingly’s first-ever trip to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. Approximately 300 people were on hand for the event. The queue consisted of many younger baseball fans,... Read more
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Times Leader
GAR ends season-long skid with victory over Hanover AreaWILKES-BARRE — Forgive the GAR players if they showed just a little too much em
Times Leader / Posted 13 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — Forgive the GAR players if they showed just a little too much emotion as they climbed the fences to celebrate with their fans. It has been a long season. For the first time all year, the Grenadier players were able to stand... Read more
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Times Leader
Texas Roadhouse steakhouse opens in Wilkes-BarreWILKES-BARRE — Sirloin or filet mignon? Rare or well-done? Texas Roadhouse, a
Times Leader / Posted 14 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — Sirloin or filet mignon? Rare or well-done? Texas Roadhouse, a national restaurant chain known for its steaks, ribs, chicken, pork chops and other meat dishes, opened in Wilkes-Barre on Monday afternoon, and several customers already... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins place struggling goalie Antti Niemi on waivershe is not claimed by noon Tuesday, coach Mike Sullivan said the ideal scenario
TribLIVE / Posted 17 hours ago
he is not claimed by noon Tuesday, coach Mike Sullivan said the ideal scenario would see the 34-year-old Finn assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL to work on his game. “That would be a great option, to give him an opportunity to get in... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Penguins place back-up goalie Niemi on waiversgames was a dreary .797. He was picked up in the off-season after Marc-Andre F
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 17 hours ago
games was a dreary .797. He was picked up in the off-season after Marc-Andre Fleury went to the Las Vegas Golden Nights. It's unclear whether the Penguins will recall Tristan Jarry from the Wilkes-Barre Baby Penguins or find another back-up goa... Read more
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Times Leader
Police searching for suspect in attempted bank robberyWILKES-BARRE — A block of North Franklin Street has been shut down as police se
Times Leader / Posted 18 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — A block of North Franklin Street has been shut down as police search for a suspect in an attempted robbery of a bank. The suspect left a package in the Community Bank, causing police to evacuate the building, according to officials on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
DEP: Don’t take tires to Duryea recycling businessbe sure the tires are going to approved facilities,” said Mike Bedrin, director
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
be sure the tires are going to approved facilities,” said Mike Bedrin, director of DEP’s Northeast Regional Office in Wilkes-Barre, in a release. According to DEP, Nationwide Tire Recyclers’ most recent waste management permit allowing it to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Airport director named aviation council presidentArticle Tools PITTSTON TWP. — Carl Beardsley, director of the Wilkes-Barre/Scr
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
Article Tools PITTSTON TWP. — Carl Beardsley, director of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, was named president of the Aviation Council of Pennsylvania. The nonprofit trade association represents Pennsylvania’s airports, fixed-base... Read more
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Times Leader
People in Your Neighborhood: Priesthood was always calling for King’s presidentWILKES-BARRE — Long before he became president of King’s College, Rev. John Rya
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
WILKES-BARRE — Long before he became president of King’s College, Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., knew he wanted to be a priest. The Wilkes-Barre native just took a roundabout way to get there, getting a accounting degree from Wilkes after graduating from... Read more
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Times Leader
Luzerne County Restaurant Inspections: Oct. 6 through Oct. 13Shepherd Academy, 316 N. Maple Ave., Kingston: Follow-up inspection, in complia
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Shepherd Academy, 316 N. Maple Ave., Kingston: Follow-up inspection, in compliance. Sho Gun, 1073 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, Compliance inspection, in compliance. T C Riley’s, 405 Cavertown Rd., Wyoming. Regular inspection, in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Dominant first sparks Sound Tigers past Wolf Packthird period to make it 5-1. Hartford — missing New York Rangers first-round d
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
third period to make it 5-1. Hartford — missing New York Rangers first-round draft pick Filip Chytil, injured Saturday at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton — scored two power-play goals late, by Adam Tambellini (brother of former Sound Tigers forward Jeff)... Read more
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Times Leader
Distinctive Palate: At the Harvest Buffet, so many choices — and so much timeWILKES-BARRE TWP. — I built my day around the buffet. Soon after I woke up a f
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — I built my day around the buffet. Soon after I woke up a few Saturdays ago, I was asked by a co-worker if I wanted to go to a buffet for dinner. Um (yum?), yes! You see, I have a reputation as a big eater, so I was the right... Read more
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Times Leader
Brittany Boote, local photo-shop owner: 10 things you might not know about meBoote, 29, opened her own photo studio, Boote Photography, in Forty Fort in Apr
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
Boote, 29, opened her own photo studio, Boote Photography, in Forty Fort in April. She is a native of South Wilkes-Barre. 1. I spent my teenage years working in Manhattan; I signed with CED Talent agency on Park Avenue South. I had the opportunity... Read more
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Times Leader
Distinctive Palate: Ruth’s Chris Steak House is sizzling in its spot inside Mohegan Sun Poconofor five years. Shula’s Steak House in South Florida, a region I’ve visited sev
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
for five years. Shula’s Steak House in South Florida, a region I’ve visited several times. And now Ruth’s Chris in the Wilkes-Barre area. I have a fascination with upscale steakhouses, so I’d always wanted to try Ruth’s Chris, which... Read more
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Times Leader
Deer-lure debate widens with spread of chronic wasting diseaseover concerns about the spread of chronic wasting disease. Aimee Dilger | Times
Times Leader / Posted yesterday
over concerns about the spread of chronic wasting disease. Aimee Dilger | Times Leader One of the doe lures sold in the Wilkes-Barre area. (Aimee Dilger| Times... Read more
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The Express-Times
Courts must draw the line on gerrymanderingPhiladelphia may be the best (or worst) example in the country. The 17th Distri
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Philadelphia may be the best (or worst) example in the country. The 17th District, which connects the Easton area to Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, is an abomination, too. It's a "super" Democratic enclave, which allows for a greater number of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Moveof the board, Association for the Blind; Scranton Diocesan Finance Council, Bea
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of the board, Association for the Blind; Scranton Diocesan Finance Council, Beatrice Eck Foundation and the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry. She is a past recipient of the Athena Award and Top 25 Business Women in NEPA... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Distinguished Disguises: Unique costumes found year-round at longtime shopssees a demand for that service. Gavlick Hartnett, a Swoyersville resident who
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
sees a demand for that service. Gavlick Hartnett, a Swoyersville resident who earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Wilkes University, said she came from a family who always performed in shows. Her mother, the late Betty Gavlick, taught her... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PENGUINS GAME REPORT Penguins 3, Hartford 2 (SO)Jarrett Burton, goal 3. Hartford G Alexandar Georgiev, 41 saves By the number
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Jarrett Burton, goal 3. Hartford G Alexandar Georgiev, 41 saves By the numbers 9 — consecutive wins against Hartford for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton dating back to the start of last season. Game notes Zach Aston-Reese returned to the lineup after... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dea lifts Pens in shootoutWILKES-BARRE TWP. — Hartford goaltender Alexandar Georgiev made a number of pad
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Hartford goaltender Alexandar Georgiev made a number of pad saves to keep his team tied during Saturday’s game at Mohegan Sun Arena. But Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward Jean-Sebstien Dea finally found a way around the Wolf... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dress for success with Penguins center Jarrett BurtonArticle Tools For hockey players, the equipment they wear is just as important
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools For hockey players, the equipment they wear is just as important as the skills they possess. This week, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins center Jarrett Burton talked about the gear he uses on the ice. Brand: Bauer Preferred fit: I... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
‘Evil Dead’ musical brings cult classic to stageto be for those looking for a bloody good time on mischief night. The “Evil De
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
to be for those looking for a bloody good time on mischief night. The “Evil Dead: The Musical” national tour stops at the Wilkes-Barre theater for one night only, Monday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. Based on the “Evil Dead” film franchise, the theatrical... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
‘It’s a treasure hunt’ at storage auctions60 days to pay back rent before the company seized the contents, according to H
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
60 days to pay back rent before the company seized the contents, according to Harwick. At Mundy Street Self Storage in Wilkes-Barre Twp., which also held an abandoned property auction Saturday, those in arrears had even longer to pay up,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pens win in OTArticle Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/S
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to overtime with his raw shooting power. But Teddy Blueger won the game in the extra session with sheer power of will. Blueger picked up a blocked shot... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
It’s Halloween costume shopping time and stores say they’ll be gone quicklythe past four autumns at the store, which is between Aldi and Dollar Tree on th
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
the past four autumns at the store, which is between Aldi and Dollar Tree on the mall property and also has outlets in Wilkes-Barre Twp. and Dickson City. As she walked through the aisles pointing out hot sellers, she paused to repack costumes... Read more
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Times Leader
Dea-termination leads to a 3-2 shooutout win for WBS PenguinsWILKES-BARRE TWP. — For the second straight night the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pen
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — For the second straight night the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins couldn’t settle things in regulation. And on Saturday against the Hartford Wolf Pack, they couldn’t get it done in overtime either. But Jean-Sebastien Dea and Casey... Read more
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Times Leader
Pa. Department of Revenue issues warning on new phishing email attackWILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue this week reminded the pu
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue this week reminded the public and tax practitioners to beware of phishing scams that involve fraudulent email messages designed to steal sensitive information, such as passwords, user names or... Read more
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Times Leader
Local bikers make special delivery to Geisinger SWBWILKES-BARRE — Even though it’s only October, about 80 bikers from local motorc
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Even though it’s only October, about 80 bikers from local motorcycle clubs were feeling the Christmas spirit Saturday. The motorcycle enthusiasts teamed with Geisinger Auxiliary to collect toys for needy children this holiday season,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins notebook: Nikita Kucherov gets halfway to Mario Lemieux streakDaniel Sprong has a notable one of his own. Coming into a game with Hartford o
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Daniel Sprong has a notable one of his own. Coming into a game with Hartford on Saturday night, Sprong had scored in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's first five games of the season, tying a Baby Pens record for longest goal streak to start a season... Read more
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Times Leader
Beyond the Byline: Godspeed, Tony MussariWILKES-BARRE — Whether they are old school, like me, or tech-savvy to meet the
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Whether they are old school, like me, or tech-savvy to meet the demands of a “deadline now” world, every journalist has a file of contacts — people they can rely on to get the story of the day. I have such a resource — it’s a little... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jury convicts man who fired semi-automatic rifle outside a Wilkes-Barre WalmartWILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been convicted of almost all the charges he faced
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been convicted of almost all the charges he faced for firing a semi-automatic rifle in a Wilkes-Barre Township shopping center two years ago. Jurors deliberated for about two hours Friday before convicting 33-year-old... Read more
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Times Leader
Kingston man arrested at WB’s Kistler school trying to pick up studentWILKES-BARRE — A Kingston man was arrested at Kistler Elementary School on Frid
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — A Kingston man was arrested at Kistler Elementary School on Friday afternoon after the school refused to release a child to him and he became irate, police say. The trouble started about 2:4o p.m. when Akilees Hobson, 19, arrived at... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Distinguished disguisessees a demand for that service. Gavlick Hartnett, a Swoyersville resident who
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
sees a demand for that service. Gavlick Hartnett, a Swoyersville resident who earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Wilkes University, said she came from a family who always performed in shows. Her mother, the late Betty Gavlick, taught her... Read more
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Times Leader
Your view: Help fight climate changeand forward-looking companies that have reaffirmed their commitment to the Pari
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
and forward-looking companies that have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Climate Accord. To see how you can help contact: www.edf.org Wilkes-Barre http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_Letter-to-the-ed... Read more
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Times Leader
Detours, disasters don’t stop caring, motivated peopleMany homes on Lake Street in Dallas, leading to Misericordia University, provid
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Many homes on Lake Street in Dallas, leading to Misericordia University, provided temporary housing to those displaced from Wilkes-Barre, Kingston and other hard-hit areas. The pictures and film from those days amaze me, and illustrate to a relative... Read more
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Times Leader
Police union says focus on date of apology ignores larger issuesWILKES-BARRE — The administration’s squabbling over the date of a police comman
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The administration’s squabbling over the date of a police commander’s apology to an officer ignores bigger problems in the department, the head of the police union said. The focus should be on the split between the chief and the men... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Pens prevail in overtimeArticle Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/S
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to overtime with his raw shooting power. But Teddy Blueger won the game in the extra session with sheer power of will. Blueger picked up a blocked shot... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wyoming County Court Notesin county jail and a $1,000 fine for DUI of a controlled substance on July 22,
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
in county jail and a $1,000 fine for DUI of a controlled substance on July 22, 2016. ■ Louise Lauren Corallo, 27, of Wilkes-Barre, was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in county jail and a $750 fine for DUI on Nov. 3, 2016. ■ Rebecca... Read more
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Times Leader
Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’ to take stage Saturday at Kirby Center in Wilkes-BarreWILKES-BARRE — The opera “Rigoletto” is an intensely sad story about an innocen
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — The opera “Rigoletto” is an intensely sad story about an innocent young woman, seduced and slain apparently because bad karma is coming back to hit her father with a vengeance. But, Giorgio Lalov said, people will enjoy watching and... Read more
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Times Leader
Area native launches patriotic makeup line to chip away at national debtWILKES-BARRE — When the United States turned 200 years old on July 4, 1976, lit
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — When the United States turned 200 years old on July 4, 1976, little Randa Fahmy added to the celebration by riding her red, white and blue bicycle around her Dallas Township neighborhood and shouting “Happy birthday, America!” “I was... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sports - The Times-TribuneArticle Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/S
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Forward Daniel Sprong got the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins to overtime with his raw shooting power. But Teddy Blueger won the game in the extra session with sheer power of will. Blueger picked up a blocked shot... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesJoseph E. Mariotti, attorney. ■ Thomas Lengel, Dalton, v. Erin Dunleavy, Dalto
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Joseph E. Mariotti, attorney. ■ Thomas Lengel, Dalton, v. Erin Dunleavy, Dalton; married June 26, 2007, in Bristol, Maine; Barrett Law LLC, attorneys. ■ Amber Garafola, Scranton, v. James Garafola, Scranton; married Sept. 3, 2015, in Scranton; pro... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Students exposed to STEM fieldshe designed, then carefully put the pieces together. The eighth-grader from G.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
he designed, then carefully put the pieces together. The eighth-grader from G.A.R. Memorial Junior/Senior High School in Wilkes-Barre said the experience could lead him to a career in a STEM field — science, technology, engineering or math. That... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Ex-police officer requests housearrest in child molestation caseArticle Tools WILKES-BARRE — Not content with his county jail sentence, a form
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools WILKES-BARRE — Not content with his county jail sentence, a former Dupont police officer who was accused of violently molesting two young boys sought to change his sentence to house arrest Friday. David Turkos, 45, of 230 Wyoming... Read more
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