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Lackawanna County

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  • DeNaples' priest had deep debt

    DeNaples' priest had deep debt
    On a take-home pay of $880 a month, the Rev. Joseph Sica amassed debts of $218,000. And he owed the vast bulk of the money -- $148,000 -- to a bank headed by his friend, Louis DeNaples, owner of Mount Airy Casino Resort. How Sica qualified for credit...
  • Mount Airy Casino owner's brother testifies before grand jury

    Federal investigators twice videotaped reputed mobster William D'Elia entering an auto parts business owned by Louis DeNaples, the Poconos casino developer, according to a sworn statement from 2001 in a federal gambling investigation. On Thursday,...
  • Former fed, a DeNaples backer, works for him now

    Thomas Marino, the former U.S. attorney who was listed as a reference on Louis DeNaples' gaming application at a time when Marino's office was investigating DeNaples, has landed a new job -- with DeNaples. Marino, who resigned as U.S. attorney for...
  • Reputed mobster expected to go to trial

    | A reputed mobster who testified before a grand jury investigating Louis DeNaples has yet to reach a cooperation agreement with federal prosecutors in their separate investigation of the Mount Airy Casino Resort owner. And without that agreement,...
  • Suite smell of success: Mount Airy hotel opens today

    Bettyann DeNaples remembers how chaotic and crowded hotel bathrooms could get when she and her husband, Louis, traveled with their children. So when she and her daughter Lisa oversaw the design of the new hotel at Mount Airy Casino and Resort, she wanted...
  • Ernie Preate Jr. knows about being accused

    On the day Louis A. DeNaples Sr., northeast Pennsylvania's most prominent businessman and philanthropist, was charged with four counts of perjury, who better to call than the last well-known northeast Pennsylvania public figure to find himself on the...
  • DeNaples charged

    For years, while dodging and denying whispers of ties to organized crime, Louis DeNaples devoted himself to a business empire that includes real estate, landfills, a bank and the Mount Airy Casino Resort. But according to a Dauphin County grand jury,...
  • Governor Rendell Honors Fallen U.S. Marine

    Governor Rendell Honors Fallen U.S. Marine
    Governor Edward G. Rendell ordered all U.S. and Pennsylvania flags at the State Capitol Complex and on commonwealth facilities in Lackawanna County to be flown at half-staff in honor of Lance Cpl. Larry M. Johnson, who was killed in action while...