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COVID-19's death toll holds in NEPA

The state Health Department reported no new COVID-19-related deaths in Northeast Pennsylvania on Sunday and eight new cases. Statewide, the number of cases increased by 336 for a total of 78,798. Four...

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Aquarium adds new exhibits for eventual return

SCRANTON — Bright yellow boxfish swam lazily inside their quarantine tank in the aquarium’s back room. They weren’t avoiding the coronavirus. No, the Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den’s newest...

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Who's New

MOSES TAYLOR ADAMES: A son, June 9, to Jose and Yesenia Mejia De Adames, Scranton. BADAMO: A son, June 9, to Joseph and Alice Messler Badamo, Scranton. BUTLER: A son, June 8, to William and Brittany...

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Local farms planning for unprecedented berry season

Strawberry picking will start soon at area farms, but the process will look a little different thanks to coronavirus safety measures. While owners Regina LaCoe and her husband, Dick, are eager to open...

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Upvalley community raises $600,000 for nearly 200-year-old church

After nearly 200 years, the St. Rose of Lima Church is showing its age. Built in 1832, the church on North Church Street is one of the oldest in the Diocese of Scranton. After 188 years, it has rotted...

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Family of man fatally struck by tractor trailer files lawsuit

A tractor trailer driver who fatally struck a man on Interstate 81 north was violating a state mandate that barred certain commercial vehicles from traveling on highways during a snow emergency,...

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'Swatting' incident summons heavy police rollout

CARBONDALE A bogus call around 2 p.m. Sunday led to a large-scale police rollout in Carbondale. Officers with the city department, the Lackawanna County SWAT Team, Mayfield and Greenfield Twp....

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Atheist group seeks $642K from COLTS

The County of Lackawanna Transit System paid more than $123,000 in legal fees and could be on the hook for another $642,459 for attorneys who represented an atheist group that successfully sued for...

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