Lackawanna restaurant inspections Feb. 13 – Feb. 17: grease and missing ceiling tiles

Lackawanna restaurant inspections Feb. 13 – Feb. 17: grease and missing ceiling tiles

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Daniel’s Law hopes to deter drivers from texting

Daniel’s Law hopes to deter drivers from texting

DUNMORE, PA (WOLF-TV) — “So, I told the coroner I had to unzip his body bag and look at the clothes that he was wearing from the night bef...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Fee-free Presidents Day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

Fee-free Presidents Day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

SCRANTON — Retirees Tom and Rita Zimmerman make it a point to take a day trip from their home in Nazareth once a week. Monday found the couple a...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Polar plunge participants remember cancer victim at Montage Mountain

Polar plunge participants remember cancer victim at Montage Mountain

SCRANTON — Wearing funky costumes and diving for prizes, people gathered around the pool at Montage Mountain on Saturday for the annual “S...

January 28th, 2017 updated: January 29th, 2017. |  


REV Theatre production in Scranton ‘not your grandpa’s ‘Macbeth’’

REV Theatre production in Scranton ‘not your grandpa’s ‘Macbeth’’

SCRANTON — For Miranda Chemchick, the most difficult part of playing “Macbeth” isn’t that he’s a man.“I’ve h...

January 27th, 2017 updated: January 27th, 2017. |  


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. |