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Lackawanna County

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  • "Scenic Byway" projects near Scranton and Philly are among grant recipients

     
    A bit of transportation-related news from the wire services: PennDOT: Three Scenic Byway Projects Selected for Federal Funds Projects Enhance Quality of Life; Among 94 Selected Nationally HARRISBURG, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Federal...
  • #Bear euthanized in #Lackawanna County

     
    Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region officials today announced a black bear that had become habituated to being hand-fed by people at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale, Lackawanna County, was euthanized by agency officers Saturday, June 4,...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Wednesday Five.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running seriously late this morning, courtesy of the endlessly compelling reality television otherwise known as British PM David Cameron's appearance before the House of Commons this morning. The...
  • CHS adds another Pennsylvania hospital

     
    Community Health Systems, the owner of Easton Hospital, is adding another nearby hospital to its portfolio. CHS this week announced an agreement to purchase the Moses Taylor Health System in Scranton. The Moses Taylor system includes 217-bed Moses...
  • Assessing and correcting storm damage to trees & shrubs

     
    (This post comes from Terry Schettini, one of my co-workers in Lackawanna County, PA.) After our recent storms the coming weeks would be a good time to assess rain and wind damage to trees and shrubs. So what do you......
  • Democrat Murphy Hits $1 Million For AG Bid.

     
    Democratic Attoney General Candidate Patrick Murphy has raised $1 million toward his three-way race with Kathleen Granahan Kane of Lackawanna County and Dan McCafferey of Philadelphia....
  • Review: Brandon Heath's music could be a hit anywhere. But lyrics set it apart.

     
    Brandon Heath’s music could be successful in any genre: It’s dramatic, intelligent and interesting. A little bit U2, a lot like Mat Kearney and Augustana – a mix of rock and alt-country and Americana -- it conveys as much with......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Cumberland Co. DA Dave Freed To Announce For Attorney General Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Cumberland County District Attorney Dave Freed will announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination for Attorney General during a 12 p.m. event at the old county courthouse on Court House Square in Carlisle. Click the.....
  • Democratic AG Candidates Plead Their Case During Farm Show Appearance.

     
    The three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general each tried to seize the populist mantle Saturday, as they lambasted Republicans for being out of touch with the interests of ordinary Pennsylvanians. “I’m here to turn...
  • Scranton Man Charged after Police Standoff in Dauphin County

    Scranton Man Charged after Police Standoff in Dauphin County
    A 19 year old woman arrived at Pennsylvania State Police's Troop "H" barricades in Dauphin County at around 1:30 Monday affer and claimed that she had been kidnapped from Lackawanna County last evening. The woman said she and 40 year old Jeffrey John...
  • Pearl Harbor radar men are reunited in Allentown

    Pearl Harbor radar men are reunited in Allentown
    The three old Army buddies faced one another for the first time in 70 years, united by their experience in America's darkest hour of the 20th century. One of them reflected on the time gone by since their early days in uniform. "I'll tell you how it is...
  • Ad wars begin for Rep. Holden and his primary foe

    Ad wars begin for Rep. Holden and his primary foe
    The Democratic candidates in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District launched their television advertisements Wednesday and the two sides have already traded barbs over the messages. Lackawanna County attorney Matt Cartwright’s ad buy...