High School Football Scores Week 6

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Catholic Church Sex Abuse

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Full coverage of the Catholic Church sex abuse reort. (read more)

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State doctor triples his salary with overtime in 2016-17

A doctor at Danville State Hospital claimed more overtime pay in 2016-17 than any other state employee, more than tripling his current salary, according to a Sunday Times analysis of state employee overtime records. It appears that Michael Brogna was prom (read more)

CHRIS KELLY: Believe at your own risk

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“Take a drunk girl home/ Let her sleep all alone/Leave her keys on the counter your number by her phone/Pick up her life she threw on the floor/ Leave the hall lights on walk out and lock the door/That’s how she knows the difference between a boy and man. (read more)

Scranton Latin Festival promotes culture and awareness

SCRANTON — Trujillo, Peru, is about 3,500 miles from Lackawanna County. For four minutes Saturday afternoon, Noelia Otayza and Luduik Gonzales defied the distance and brought a bit of Trujillo to Courthouse Square. The duo waved white handkerchiefs and gr (read more)

U.K. professor unearths human side of Scranton's industrial past

SCRANTON — United Kingdom-based professor Richard Healey found himself in the attic of the Lackawanna Historical Society uncovering records that covered him in dust from extinct coal mines. Those records are now part of his research that tracks the paths (read more)

Judge dismisses strip-search lawsuit

Wayne Highlands School District officials did not violate a former student’s civil rights when they strip-searched him to recover money he stole from a classmate, a federal judge ruled. U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph Saporito dismissed a lawsuit filed by Ry (read more)


Local History: Bowling champs dominated in Scranton in city's early years

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Back when the city was young, bowling alleys were de rigueur at churches and meeting places across the region, not to mention several commercial enterprises. So it should come as no surprise that, with all those opportunities to practice, the city produce (read more)

75 Years Ago - City closes the Scranton Street Bridge

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Sept. 30, 1943 Scranton bridge closed Arthur Davis, Scranton’s director of public works, closed the Scranton Street bridge on Sept. 29. The bridge will remain closed until work to repair the corroded understructure steel is completed. Davis said the cost (read more)

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Globe project progressing; county plans to be moved in by 2019

SCRANTON — County officials remain optimistic that renovations to all six floors of the former Globe store on Wyoming Avenue will be “substantially complete” and ready to house government operations by Dec. 1. (read more)

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Casey still no on Kavanaugh, Toomey still yes

U.S. Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey watched the riveting testimony Thursday on U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, but didn’t change their minds. (read more)

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Scranton parking garage rickety ramp ready for razing

SCRANTON — Demolition of the upper part of the crumbling, closed spiral ramp in the Linden parking garage downtown will begin Monday, officials said. (read more)

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HS FOOTBALL: Valley View at Berwick

BERWICK — It was a highly anticipated rematch. Instead, it turned into a mismatch. Valley View stormed into Crispin Field and dominated host Berwick on Friday night. (read more)

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A weekly collection of music compiled by The Times-Tribune staff. (read more)

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Temptations and Four Tops to visit F.M. Kirby Center

Motown greats The Temptations and The Four Tops will bring their co-headlining tour to the F.M. Kirby Center on Saturday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m., part of the PNC Celebrity series. (read more)



Dickson City Denny's remains closed following ceiling collapse

DICKSON CITY — A Denny’s restaurant remains closed pending a building inspection process after part of the eatery’s ceiling collapsed earlier this month, injuring three. (read more)

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Man who groped woman in Boscov's sentenced to prison

SCRANTON — A 59-year-old man with a history of sexual assault who admitted to groping a woman while shopping in Boscov’s last year will spend at least a year in state prison and must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life, (read more)

Judge dismisses former Dickson City worker's retaliaton lawsuit

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a former Dickson City employee who claimed he was fired in retaliation for criticizing council members. (read more)

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Wyoming County animal sanctuary looks to adopt out rescued chicks

These chicks need a home to roost. An animal sanctuary in Wyoming County is leading the charge to find permanent homes for more than 1,000 Cornish cross chicks discovered in deplorable conditions last weekend in Philadelphia. (read more)

Candidates sought for Abington Heights School Boar seat

CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Heights School Board will accept applications for an open board seat until 4:30 p.m. Sunday. (read more)

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Casey stresses social progress

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said he will focus on raising the federal minimum wage and expanding health insurance coverage, child care and early childhood education if voters return him to the Senate for a third term. (read more)

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Editorial cartoon caption contest

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Vortex of poor excuses

The state Public Utility Commission sometimes relegates consumers to second place. (read more)

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Chris Kelly: Innocent until proven guilty

NAGS HEAD, N.C. Dan Sansky said I was wrong about him. Said I ruined his reputation. Said I unfairly called him as a charlatan taking advantage of taxpayers and students of the Scranton School District. Sansky said he was an innocent victim of my insurgent words. (read more)



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Leaders push for pre-K funding

MOOSIC — Pennsylvania has a choice: Invest in prison or invest in early childhood education. (read more)

State police probe road rage incident involving veteran Scranton detective

State police are investigating whether a veteran Scranton police officer pointed a gun at a woman during a road rage incident Sunday. (read more)

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50 Years Ago - Tracewski is playing in his third World Series

Richard Tracewski of Eynon, a member of the Detroit Tigers, was about to play in his third World Series. (read more)

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GOP advances Kavanaugh after Flake calls for FBI probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a flurry of last-minute negotiations, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court after agreeing to a late call from Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona for a one week investigation into sexual assault allegations against the high court nominee. (read more)

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The show that put Scranton on the map is auctioning props, local memorabilia

Dan LaMagna considered bidding on a mini helmet emblazoned with his minor league football team’s logo. (read more)

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New teacher contract no closer, union says

In their second year working under an expired contract, Scranton teachers remain no closer to a new agreement, union leadership said Thursday. (read more)




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