Prison fight to head to Harrisburg

Prison fight to head to Harrisburg

SCRANTON — Local lawmakers and corrections officers plan to plead their case in Harrisburg Monday to keep SCI Retreat and SCI Waymart from closi...

January 20th, 2017 |  


State Sen. John Blake: More time needed to study prison closures

State Sen. John Blake: More time needed to study prison closures

CARBONDALE — Calling the possible closure of two state prisons a “bipartisan issue,” state Sen. John Blake toured SCI Waymart Tuesda...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

Scranton rally one of dozens across nation to support Affordable Care Act

SCRANTON — Holding signs that read “Stop Republican war on healthcare,” and chanting “healthcare is a human right,” a gr...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Boback pushes anti-opioid abuse initiative

Boback pushes anti-opioid abuse initiative

SCRANTON — As part of a statewide initiative to combat the growing opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania, the “Lock ‘Em Up” initiati...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Scranton Cultural Center starts free craft workshop/film screening series

Scranton Cultural Center starts free craft workshop/film screening series

SCRANTON — Imagine previews being replaced with a craft workshop the next time you attend a major motion picture. At Scranton Cultural Center, t...

January 6th, 2017 updated: January 6th, 2017. |  


Dunmore-based cancer center earns prestigious accreditation

Dunmore-based cancer center earns prestigious accreditation

DUNMORE — The Northeast Radiation Oncology Center were one of only two centers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania awarded a four-year accredita...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre, Scranton receive automatic external defibrillators

Wilkes-Barre, Scranton receive automatic external defibrillators

MOOSIC — First responders in Wilkes-Barre and Scranton will be better equipped to help those suffering cardiac emergencies, thanks to donations ...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


Lavelle Strategy Group named Small Business of the Year

Lavelle Strategy Group named Small Business of the Year

SCRANTON — Lavelle Strategy Group, of Scranton, was named the 2016 Small Business of the Year by the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.The fi...

December 6th, 2016 updated: December 6th, 2016. |  


The Wizards of Winter brings holiday magic to Scranton’s Lackawanna College

The Wizards of Winter brings holiday magic to Scranton’s Lackawanna College

SCRANTON — Holiday magic becomes tangible in different ways — parties, decorations, dinners, and gifts — but for families that prefe...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Fresh Food Pharmacy helps diabetes patients balance blood sugar

Fresh Food Pharmacy helps diabetes patients balance blood sugar

Directions for prescriptions from Geisinger’s Fresh Food Pharmacy are as follows: take one at dinner time and do not keep out of reach of childr...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |