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Scranton High School Grad’s Tribute to School Shooting Victims  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- "Not one more." That was a Scranton High School graduate's message as she crossed the stage to get her diploma, carrying a note with the ...



Windmill Helps Scranton High Go Green  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A windmill is now up and running outside Scranton High School in the Electric City. After years of raising money, students say this will help ...



Former Scranton High School Student Identified as Elementary School Streaker  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Scranton police have charged a former Scranton High School student with vandalizing an elementary school. Students went back to class ...



Wind turbine installed at Scranton High School  PAHomePage.com

Environmental science students recently helped install a wind turbine at the Valor Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The entire windmill cost $30000.



USS Scranton Crew Visit Namesake City  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The crew of a submarine named after the Electric City are visiting the ship's namesake this week. Students at JFK Elementary and West ...



Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Graduate  Wayne Independent

The Leadership Lackawanna teen program, Tomorrow's Leaders Today, recently met at Lackawanna College in Scranton, for their Graduation Recognition ...



High School Business Case Competition Held  Moscow Villager

The University of Scranton's Business High School Scholars Club held a case competition for area high school students in May in Brennan Hall. The competition ...



Classes Canceled for Rest of Year After Fire Damages Sullivan County High School Complex  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LAPORTE, Pa. -- A fire at Sullivan County high school earlier this week ended the school year early. Because of smoke damage, students and teachers are not ...



Sullivan County High School Graduation Held at County Fairgrounds After Fire  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

FORKSVILLE, Pa. -- It's not every day that you hear Pomp and Circumstance playing at a county fairgrounds but it's not every day that a graduation is held at one ...



Heavy Smoke in High School Closes Sullivan County School District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LAPORTE, Pa. -- A smokey school means no school for students in Sullivan County. Smoke could be seen coming out of Sullivan County High School in Laporte ...



Parents have plans for empty elementary school  PAHomePage.com

FALLS TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A local school could have a new life. Tunkhannock School District's Mill City Elementary School has ...



Students Dismissed After Heating Problems at West Scranton High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A high school in Scranton without a boiler made for a cold start to the week Monday morning and that led to an early dismissal for students.



Scranton School District Tackling Mice Issue at Several Schools  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The latest problem to plague the troubled Scranton School District: mice. Officials confirm there are rodent issues at several district schools, ...



Heat Fixed at West Scranton High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It's back to class for students at West Scranton High School. Students were dismissed early on Monday due to heating problems, and the ...



Scranton High School Delayed Due to Social Media Threat  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Scranton HS will operate on a 2HR Delay today, Friday, Sept. 14th. This is due to a social media threat against the school. Law enforcement has been notified ...



Chief Recovery Officer Addresses Scranton School District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School Board got to hear from the district's chief recovery officer who was appointed by the state to oversee the district's ...



Scranton School District Weighing Its Options, Could Close up to Six Buildings  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School District's chief financial recovery officer laid out the options at a meeting Tuesday night. In order to deal with crippling ...



Hats off to the Abington Heights High School Class of 2019  The Abington Journal

CLARKS SUMMIT — The weather held out and the Abington Heights High School Class of 2019 held its commencement program on Friday, June 14 beneath ...



Mock Crash Part of Prom Promise in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A first-hand look at dangers of drinking and driving on prom night was on display for students in Scranton. Police, firefighters, and other first ...



Police, Students Involved in Fight After School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Dozens of students and police were caught up in a fight in Scranton Wednesday afternoon. Police say it started out as a fight involving a ...



Charges Filed in Scranton Street Fight  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. --Five Scranton high school students have been charged with various crimes after a series of fights near the school Wednesday afternoon.



State Investigators Raid Scranton School District Offices  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- State officials are conducting a raid at Scranton School District offices in the city.



PA Auditor General Visits Scranton to Discuss School District’s Financial Recovery  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The state auditor general paid a personal visit to the city of Scranton Wednesday evening to meet with parents, students, teachers, and ...



West Scranton High School Closed Tuesday Due to Heating Concern  PAHomePage.com

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) West Scranton High School will be closed Tuesday, January 15.



Scranton School District Recovery Could Close Some Elementary Schools  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- We're getting our first indications of what might happen in the Scranton School District now that it's been put under the state's financial watch.



Former Business Manager Charged in Attorney General’s Scranton School District Investigation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The former business manager for the Scranton School District has been charged in connection with a corruption investigation into the district ...



West Scranton High School to remain closed Tuesday for heating issue  Scranton Times-Tribune

SCRANTON — West Scranton High School will be closed today as crews continue to address heating issues there, according to the Scranton School District.



More Changes Coming to Scranton School Board  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- More changes are coming to the Scranton School Board. The newest member of the Scranton School Board is Tom Borthwick, and for him, ...



Scranton School Board Releases 2019 Budget Proposal  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Scranton's embattled school district is finally ready to release its budget for 2019, and homeowners are not going like one component of it.



Teen hit by vehicle near Scranton High School  Scranton Times-Tribune

SCRANTON. A teenager went to the hospital with injuries Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle near Scranton High School. A Jeep Compass ...



Spring Storm Hits Scranton, Closes Schools and Streets  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The city of Scranton and the surrounding area took a direct hit from Monday's morning's line of severe thunderstorms. Part of the facade on ...



Driver Wanted for Hitting Two Students  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Police want to find the driver who hit two high school students in Scranton then took off. Investigators released pictures of the pickup truck ...



Former Scranton School Business Manager Pleads Guilty, Gets Probation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A former Scranton School District official was sentenced to probation Thursday after cutting a deal with prosecutors. Gregg Sunday didn't ...



State Stepping in to Help Financially Distressed Scranton School District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The state is stepping in yet again. Officials announced Scranton schools will get a special recovery officer to help the district get back on track ...



Scranton School District agrees to settlement with 'the Skip'  Scranton Times-Tribune

SCRANTON — The Scranton School District will pay a suspended baseball coach $40,000 to never coach in the district again. Scranton school directors voted ...



Parents, Students React to Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager Accused of Defrauding the District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Daniel Sansky of Jefferson Township left his arraignment in West Scranton without having to post bail. The state attorney general accuses ...



Scranton School District Chief Operations Officer Resigns  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The chief operations officer of the embattled Scranton School District has resigned. Jeff Brazil turned in his resignation Monday to take a ...



Scranton School Director Makes Payments on Delinquent Taxes, Fees  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- About 48 hours after the Scranton School Board picked a new member to fill a vacancy, there's controversy over the appointment. New board ...



Air Quality Concerns Close Scranton School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Another school in our area has closed its doors due to air quality issues. Administrators at Neil Armstrong Elementary School in Scranton say ...



Scranton Teachers Union Rallies Outside Administration Building for New Contracts  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The embattled Scranton School District is faced with more tough times. First a financial audit by the state. That led to some criminal charges.



Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager Charged with Overbilling District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The state attorney general has filed felony charges against the former fleet manager for the Scranton School District. Pennsylvania Attorney ...



Kerry Shares ‘Read Across America’ in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The love of books continues here at The News Station. Newswatch 16's Kerry Brazen read to students in Mrs. Schmidt's kindergarten class at ...



Finals Week at University of Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- College students are getting ready to pack up and head out of town for the summer but there is one more task that needs to be completed first ...



Scranton School Board Votes to Raise Property Taxes  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Property taxes in Scranton will be going up. The tax hike comes after the Scranton School Board voted Wednesday night to approve its 2019 ...



PA Live: West Scranton Players April 10, 2019  PAHomePage.com

Wilkes-Barre, PA -. The West Scranton Players are going to perform and excerpt from The Apple Tree. April 12 & 13 at 7 PM. April 14 at 2 PM. West Scranton ...



Scranton School District Receives $6 Million from State  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School District will receive an additional $6 million in state funding for 2019. That announcement was made Tuesday at ...



Scranton Schools Open on Election Day  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Many students in the Scranton School District were taught a hands-on civics lesson Tuesday as their schools doubled as polling places.



More Turnover in the Scranton School District  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School Board has another vacancy. The board's vice president, Robert Casey, submitted his letter of resignation this week.



Scranton Students Rally to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Students spent their Thursday night standing up against sexual assault and domestic violence in Scranton. Students at the University of ...



School in Scranton Visited by Zoo Animals  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It was a wild day for students at Frances Willard School in Scranton. The Binghamton Zoo's Zoo Mobile brought several animals for the kids ...



Scranton School Board Approves Sending McNichols, Kennedy Students to West Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It's been less than two weeks since the Scranton School Board met to pass its approved balanced budget for 2018, but apparently, people ...



Scranton School Board Approves 16 Layoffs  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School Board voted in favor of the plan to furlough 16 teachers for the upcoming school year. The board voted 9 to zero in favor ...



Scranton Student Hit by Vehicle  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) A Scranton High School Student was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning. Police say a Jeep was turning ...



Students Dismissed from Bancroft Elementary in Scranton after Utility Problem  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. – A Scranton elementary school was evacuated Friday because of a utility problem. Students at George Bancroft Elementary on Albright ...



A Dog’s Day at The University of Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- College students across our area will be put to the test in the coming weeks as classes wind down and finals begin. At The University of ...



New Legislation to Separate Playoffs Between Public and Private Schools  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two long-time rivals tipped off Thursday night in their final regular season game. The gym at Scranton Prep was packed as the boys ...



Hands-On Science Lessons In Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Fourth graders at McNichols Plaza Elementary were really getting into their science lessons Thursday morning. They talked about animal ...



Joe Biden Spotted in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Former Vice President Joe Biden made a stop in his old hometown on Thursday. A homeowner in Scranton confirmed to Newswatch 16 that ...



‘Person of Interest’ in Scranton Shooting in Custody  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Police in Scranton say they have a person of interest in custody after a man was shot on Thursday in the city. Officers say Zodi Oprisko, 32, ...



Medical School in Scranton Expanding  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A former trade school in Scranton will soon be used to train future doctors. Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine received $1.5 ...



Celebrating New Veterans Memorial in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Dozens were on hand in the sunshine for a flag-raising ceremony at a new veterans memorial in Scranton. The words of "The Star-Spangled ...



New Digital and Social Media Conference Coming to University of Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Whether you're looking to beef up your social media skills, launch a YouTube channel for your business, or improve your professional LinkedIn page, a new and ...



South Scranton Intermediate School teacher named finalist for state Teacher of the Year  Scranton Times-Tribune

Katona Miller demonstrates Newton's three laws of motion as she swipes away a ring with three dice resting on top, hoping they'd fall into the jar of water. She is ...



Up Close & Personal – Glynis M. Johns | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Twenty-five-year-old Glynis M. Johns is a Scranton native working to give local people of color a voice through the Black Scranton Project. She is a 2011 ...



Scranton Shooting Now Ruled a Homicide  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A shooting in Scranton now ruled a homicide. The Lackawanna County Coroner confirms Parker Palermo's death was a homicide. Scranton ...



‘Food for Ooze’ Drive Leaves Scranton Teachers Slimed  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- This was the first day back to school for most kids, and students at a charter school in Scranton could not have been more excited.



Madame Jenny’s: A Trip Back in Time  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Downtown Scranton's newest bar inside the Bittenbender Building on Franklin Avenue doesn't have a sign out front, but that's the point.



Still No Charges in Deadly Scranton Shooting  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Scranton police say they are actively interviewing people who were at and around the Castle after-hours club early Sunday morning, and ...



Celebrating End of Chemo For Scranton Kindergartner  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The sounds inside St. Clare Church in Scranton Wednesday morning were sounds of celebration. Students from St. Clare/St. Paul honored ...



One Dead, Two Hurt in Shooting in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Bullet casings scattered across the street and blood splattered on storefronts were some of the things investigators in Scranton were looking ...



Students Help Plant Trees Along Scranton Trail  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Some middle and high schoolers in Scranton spent the day out of the classroom and getting their hands dirty as they volunteered to plant ...



Increased Security at Shamokin Area Middle/High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Two threats in one week at a high school in Northumberland County have led to an increase in security. According to Coal Township ...



Bristol Borough School Board announces choice for superintendent  Bucks Local News

BRISTOL BOROUGH >> The Bristol Borough School Board has selected the Superintendent of the Valley View School District in Lackawanna County as its ...



New Business Moving into Former Scranton Bar  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A new business could soon be moving into a former bar in Scranton. Officials approved a zoning change Wednesday night to allow the ...



Fallout Shelters: Signs of the Past  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Signs for fallout shelters, most common in the 1960s, are still visible on many buildings today across northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Fallout shelters ...



Shooting Suspect Now Charged in Crime Spree  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The suspect in a shooting last week in downtown Scranton is now charged with attempted homicide. Zodi Oprisko, 32, of Scranton, was ...



25 Teachers to Lose Positions in Scranton  wnep.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The union for teachers in the Scranton School District says a total of 25 teachers will be out of jobs this fall. Earlier this month, teachers rallied ...



Former Scranton Girl, Born Without Hands, Wins National Handwriting Contest  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A 10-year-old girl originally from Scranton is receiving national recognition for her handwriting. That's an amazing achievement for anyone, ...



Two Charged in Shooting, Robbery in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Police have charged two people after a violent home invasion in Scranton. Police say Chelsea Gillette, 23, of Jefferson Township, and ...



Operation Unite Coat Drive in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- More than 1000 youngsters in the Scranton School District have brand new coats, thanks to the men and women who protect and serve the ...



Opposition to Renovate Former School for the Deaf Grows  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Some neighbors living near the old Scranton School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing want the city to pump the brakes on plans to renovate ...



First business high school scholars at The University of Scranton  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The first cohort of students in new Business High School Scholars pilot program completed their first college course this summer at The University of Scranton.



Good Morning PA – Montgomery Area High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Montgomery Area High School Virtuoso presents "Mama Mia". See the performance at the schools auditorium on April 26th and 27th at 7pm and again April 28th ...



As Scranton School Board announces financial committee members, public demands openness  Scranton Times-Tribune

SCRANTON — The new chief recovery officer for the Scranton School District held the microphone Monday night as three young students asked to be heard.



Scranton teacher sues superintendent for First Amendment violations  Scranton Times-Tribune

A Scranton teacher claims the district superintendent retaliated against him for being a vocal critic of her leadership and the administration. In a lawsuit filed this ...



Scranton High School students hold modified walkout  PA home page

Exactly one month after 17 students and staff were killed at a school in Florida, students from schools across northeastern and central Pennsylvania left class ...



Police: School Employee Distributed Social Security Numbers of 24 Officials  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

YATESVILLE, Pa. -- Police say a school employee in the Pittston Area School District and campaign manager for school board members distributed the personal ...



Elementary School on Two-Hour Delay Due to Threat  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A threat is delaying an elementary school in Scranton. Isaac Tripp Elementary is on a two-hour delay Friday, Oct. 26, due to an alleged threat ...



Students Honored for ‘Inspirational Women’ Bookmark Contest  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Young boys and girls inspired by women were honored in Lackawanna County on Wednesday. Lackawanna County Arts and Culture ...



Pennsylvania School District Trims Budget with Cyber Charters  Government Technology

Facing a $2.5 million budget deficit, the Carbondale School District in northeastern Pennsylvania hopes that virtually-run charter schools will reduce the cost of ...



Homeless Shelter in Scranton to Close for Several Weeks  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A homeless shelter in Scranton is voluntarily shutting its doors for the rest of the month after its neighbors questioned whether it was legally ...



Scranton Teachers Rally Before School Board Meeting, Demand to Know the Future of Their Jobs  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Teachers in the Scranton School District were out in full force, rallying outside Scranton High School before a school board meeting on ...



Scranton School District looking at new boundaries  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Invaders and Knights are in the same family but a solution to an overcrowding situation nearly ...



Former Mid Valley Student Accused of Sending Threatening Messages  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

THROOP, Pa. -- A former student is facing charges for allegedly sending threatening messages to high schoolers and school faculty in Lackawanna County.



Caring for Counselors  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Some students in Scranton were taking care of the counselors who would normally take care of them. About a dozen counselors with the ...



Death at Veterans Center in Scranton Under Investigation  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A death investigation is underway at a veterans center after police say a resident died after a fight.



Chris Kelly: Candidates for school board hard to find  Scranton Times-Tribune

Stopped in at the Lackawanna County Department of Elections on Tuesday afternoon and learned a few things I'd rather not know: □ Robin's egg blue paint is ...



Passing On Lessons from the Holocaust  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- As the anniversary of D-Day approaches, students in our area are learning about the Holocaust, with some even hearing firsthand accounts ...



City Native Examines History in ‘Black Scranton Project’  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Native Scrantonian Glynis Johns brought her master's thesis back home to hang on the walls of her city's former mall. The pop-up exhibit ...



Two Arrested for Scranton Home Invasion  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two men are facing charges for a home invasion in Scranton. Police say Akil Ali and Khalil Brown walked into an unlocked apartment on ...



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