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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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Student Hit by Vehicle on Way to School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A student was hit on her way to school in Scranton. The girl was struck by a vehicle heading into Scranton High School Wednesday morning.



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.



Fun and Fanfare as Students Return to School in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Students in the Scranton School District headed back to class Thursday and there was much celebration. The Invaders marching band and ...



Good Morning PA – West Scranton Haunted Halls  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Tour the Haunted Hallways of West Scranton High School from 6pm to 10pm on October 27th and 28th 2018, if you dare!!!...



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 ...



The NFL’s ‘Fuel up and Play 60’ Campaign Energizes Students in West Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- There's some star power behind an effort to get kids to live healthier lifestyles in Scranton. That's former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Early Dismissal Due to Heating Problem  PAHomePage.com

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) A heating problem prompted early dismissal for students at West Scranton High School on Monday.



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 ...



Up Close & Personal – George Conrad | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

George Conrad is a Scranton native who discovered a love for acting. After being homeschooled, he went on to earn a degree in human services after taking ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Portraits of Service: Students Honor Veterans with Artwork  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Veterans in Scranton are getting a chance to see themselves as a work of art this weekend. High school students spent weeks drawing ...



PA Live: West Scranton High School Players April 5, 2018  PA home page

Performers from the West Scranton High School Players are here now with a preview of “James and The Giant Peach”. James and The Giant Peach April 13 th ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Dogs Blessed in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It was a special night for some four-legged friends in Scranton. Dog owners were invited to bring their pets to John F. Kennedy Elementary ...



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 ...



School District Meets With Father of Bullied Fourth-grader After She Posts Video About Harassment at School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A video posted by a fourth-grade student on Facebook about being bullied that went viral has gotten the attention of Scranton School District ...



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 ...



"Emergency buckets" created for West Scranton High School  PA home page

West Scranton High School is trying to be proactive when it comes to emergency situations.



Work Begins on Veterans Memorial in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Crews broke ground Monday on a new park dedicated to veterans in Scranton. Organizers say the park will include the city's largest ...



Deadline Clock Ticking for Scranton School District’s Balanced Budget  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WEST SCRANTON -- The clock is ticking on the Scranton School District. After announcing the layoffs of dozens of teachers, the district still has a multi-million ...



Scranton Police Have a ‘Night Out’ with the Community  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A nationwide effort to strengthen relations between the community and police is bringing people together in the Electric City. Newswatch 16 ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Furious fourth quarter lifts Valley West past Scranton  Citizens Voice

KINGSTON — For the second straight season, Valley West won the fourth-quarter battle against Scranton. This year, it was good enough to seal the victory.



State puts Scranton School District in financial recovery status  fox56.com

The PA State Department of Education has put the Scranton School District in financial recovery status. The district has been under financial watch since June ...



Move-in Day at the University of Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It was move in day for new students at the University of Scranton. Student volunteers at the university helped the class of 2022 unpack ...



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 ...



Phase I of Scranton Veterans Memorial Park complete  PAHomePage.com

After years of planning and about four months of construction, the first phase of a new veterans memorial in Scranton is complete.



Scranton Student Who Posted Anti-bullying Video Gets Support from Hugh Jackman  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A fourth-grade student in Scranton who posted a video on Facebook about being bullied is getting support from Wolverine himself--actor ...



HS FOOTBALL: Lackawanna Trail and Scranton Prep move on in state playoffs  Citizens Voice

Then there were two. Lackawanna Trail and Scranton Prep advanced to the PIAA semifinals and continue to build on their programs' histories. During a ...



Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Held in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Sharing a meal in an effort to bring members of the community together -- that was the mission of the 56th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast ...



Santa Parade 2018: Line-up Announced For This Weekend  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Everybody loves a parade, especially one that announces the beginning of the Holiday Season! WNEP-TV brings you the color and pageantry of the Santa ...



Honoring North Pocono Senior at School Districts Across Area  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP, Pa -- It was cross country picture day at North Pocono High School Tuesday, but one senior was missing. That same senior will ...



Cougars roll past Scranton - Sports  Citizens Voice

MOOSIC — Jacob Hunsinger scored touchdowns three different ways, Sparky Wolk threw for a pair of scores, and Hazleton Area snapped a two-game slide ...



Student Buddy Walk Promotes Down Syndrome Acceptance  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It was a beautiful day to spend time outdoors Friday. Students at Frances Willard Elementary in Scranton did just that. They participated in a ...



‘Socktober’ – Collecting Kindess for Neighbors in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- On this Halloween morning, eighth graders from Saint Clare/Saint Paul school paraded down the street -- not to show off their costumes, but ...



Scranton Sonic Closes for Good  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Sonic drive-in restaurant in Scranton is closed. The fast food chain's website says its location on West Olive Street is closed permanently.



Veterans Honored with 5K in Lackawanna County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A 5K in Lackawanna County on Sunday paid tribute to those who have served. The race started at Scranton High School and wound its way ...



Holy Cross wins team title, Scranton Prep duo wins doubles at Invitational  The Abington Journal

NEWTON TWP. — Abby D'Elia and Willa Farrell from Scranton Prep defeated Gianna Calciano and Hannah Carr from Holy Cross, 8-6, to win the title in the ...



New Sheetz Store Planned for Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Convenient store giant Sheetz has plans to build in the Electric City. It will be the first within Scranton city limits. It's a rare swath of ...



‘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.



West Scranton Intermediate Students Rally Outside School Board Meeting  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON -- Students from West Scranton Intermediate School marched around the Scranton School District's Administration Building Wednesday as a board ...



West Scranton High School Gets ‘Haunted’ for the Weekend  wnep.com

SCRANTON -- A high school is using scares and screams to raise money in Scranton. 150 students from the drama and technology clubs transformed West ...



HS FOOTBALL: Scranton Prep rolls over Montoursville - Sports  Citizens Voice

DUNMORE — It had the potential for a disastrous start. Scranton Prep fumbled on the game's first play deep in its territory. Montoursville recovered and had the ...



Accused religious leaders in Scranton diocese - News  Citizens Voice

The Diocese of Scranton released Tuesday a list of 70 priests and other religious leaders “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. Diocese officials said ...



Pep Rally Friday-West Scranton High School  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- All football season long, Eyewitness News is visiting area high schools for Pep Rally Fridays.



Scranton School Board Votes to Layoff 51 Teachers  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The Scranton School Board tonight furloughed 51 teachers in the district as part of a cost cutting ...



MaxPreps Rivalry Series visits Scranton, PA  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - West Scranton High School plays host to Scranton High School in the second game of the MaxPreps Rivalry Series presented by the National ...



Med School, Colleges, Nonprofit Get Thousands of Meals Ready  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Food insecurity is a problem in communities nationwide and our community is no exception. Taking a step to tackle that while orienting new ...



Keys to a Career  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Gibbons Ford in Dickson City is in need of mechanics. The owners say that's a problem that's industry-wide right now. Gibbons is hoping that ...



First Scranton City Council Meeting Since FBI Raid Scheduled for Monday Night  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The first Scranton City Council meeting since the FBI raided City Hall and the mayor's home is scheduled for Monday night. Federal ...



La Festa Italiana Set for Labor Day Weekend in Scranton  PA home page

La Festa Italiana will be held Labor Day weekend (Friday through Monday, August 31, September 1-3, 2018) on Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown ...



Miss Jodi’s Preschool Class  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

The good boys and girls from Miss Jodi's Preschool class at William Prescott Elementary in Scranton, wish you a happy holiday season! They have been doing ...



Pa. Dept. of Education's new school profile widens scope beyond test scores  PennLive.com

The Future Ready PA Index is a collection of school progress measures related to school and student success. Creating the index took around three years.



Last-Minute Preps for Steamtown Marathon  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- About 1500 runners are expected to cross the finish line on Courthouse Square in Scranton for the Steamtown Marathon on Sunday.



Scranton Prep Students Joining March For Our Lives  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Perhaps the best lesson some students at Scranton Prep will learn this school year is one they assigned themselves. "It wasn't a question of ...



Pep Friday - Scranton High School! Go Knights  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE-WYOU-TV) This week's Eyewitness News Pep Rally Friday takes us to Lackawanna County. Our Lauren ...



Registration Now Open for WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 5K/All Abilities Walk 2018  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WNEP's Ryan's Run 5K/All Abilities Walk 2018 is nearing. The event takes place Saturday, October 6, 2018, at PenFed Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium at ...



Richelle Marie Lencicki - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Find weddings, engagements & anniversary announcements including groom & bride, wedding receptions, vows, photos, flowers, love and marriage.



Scranton native Joe McCarthy ends RailRiders season; Justus Sheffield promoted  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Durham Bulls celebrate in the clubhouse after beating the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to take the Governors' Cup. - Fred Adams | For Times Leader.



University of Scranton Players to present ‘The Laramie Project’  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The University of Scranton Players will present “The Laramie Project” by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project, directed by Bob E.



Megan C. Tansits and Justin J. Kraft - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Find weddings, engagements & anniversary announcements including groom & bride, wedding receptions, vows, photos, flowers, love and marriage.



Scranton School Cleared out by Fumes  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON -- Ambulances and emergency crews were called to the West Scranton Intermediate School Wednesday morning after students complained of ...



Medical school graduates return to area to practice - News  Citizens Voice

Thomas Churilla's path to become a radiation oncologist took him to the Commonwealth Medical College, then a five-year residency in Philadelphia.



Scranton School Board Passes Tentative $157 Million Budget, Includes Staff Cuts and Deficit  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON -- The Scranton School Board approved a tentative budget for the 2018 school year. That $157 million budget calls for the layoffs of 89 teachers in ...



Mrs. Dean E. Cali - Weddings  Scranton Times-Tribune

Find weddings, engagements & anniversary announcements including groom & bride, wedding receptions, vows, photos, flowers, love and marriage.



West Scranton pulls away from Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Kevin Williams walked off of the field at Memorial Stadium with the West Scranton flag over his shoulder. He just ran for 213 yards and three ...



First-hand Accounts from Holocaust Survivors  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- This week, hundreds of high school students will hear first-hand accounts from Holocaust survivors. The annual Teen Holocaust Symposium ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: All District 3 and PIAA playoff games involving Central PA teams are postponed  WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG -- The snow-covered stands left by Thursday's bout of wintry weather has postponed all of the District 3 playoff games scheduled for tonight, ...



Scranton High School Students Head to D.C. for Inauguration  wnep.com

SCRANTON -- The crowds at Friday's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. will include 19 students from Scranton High School. Those students signed ...



Scranton senior leads Knights past Grenadiers - Sports  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE — Scranton senior Marcus Bauman spent the offseason working on his mid-range game. It made a difference Thursday night at GAR, where ...



Scranton Intermediate Student Receives State Honors  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A middle school student from Scranton competed with kids across the state and ended up winning a top-level science award. Jeanie Rafferty ...



Boys basketball: GAR falls to Scranton - Sports  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Ky'ron Harbin helped Scranton High School build a six-point halftime lead over GAR in their nonleague boys basketball matchup Thursday night ...



Taxpayers won't pay for lawyer in Scranton FBI probe  fox56.com

Taxpayers won't be paying for a lawyer hired by the city's mayor after his home was raided by FBI agents. Federal agents searched City Hall and the home of ...



PA Live: "HAUNTED HALLWAYS"- West Scranton High School- October 19, 2016  PA home page

WILKES-BARRE, PA - THE WEST SCRANTON PLAYERS ARE HERE TO GET US IN THE MOOD FOR HALLOWEEN TODAY! KAILE MARTINELLI JOINS US ...



Auditor General Stuns Parents, Taxpayers in Scranton School District  wnep.com

SCRANTON -- Newswatch 16 spoke with parents and taxpayers who were stunned to learn what the state auditor general said about the school district's ...



Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Girl at Scranton High School  wnep.com

SCRANTON -- A young man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager inside Scranton High School has already completed his sentence. Last month, a judge ...



Parents, Art and Theater Professionals React To Scranton School District Proposed Cuts  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON -- The Scranton School District said it will have to lay off 89 employees in an effort to reduce a $19 million shortfall in its proposed spending plan.



Samantha Preate and Mark Wormuth - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Find weddings, engagements & anniversary announcements including groom & bride, wedding receptions, vows, photos, flowers, love and marriage.



Bishop’s Youth Award Presented to Students in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Hundreds of young people were honored at a Mass in Scranton Tuesday night. The bishop's youth award was presented here at St. Peter's ...



Scranton Prep powers past Pittston Area - Sports  Citizens Voice

YATESVILLE — Leo O'Boyle has had some pretty sensational nights on the basketball court for Scranton Prep. But his Friday on the gridiron might top some of ...



2018 Scranton Saint Patrick's Parade  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) On Saturday, March 10 the City of Scranton hosted the annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade.



The Jamie Kotula Foundation will be hosting the 8th Annual Kick Off Classic This Weekend  PA home page

The Jamie Kotula Foundation will be hosting the 8th Annual Kick – Off Classic High School Male and Female Soccer Tournament at Marywood University over ...



Eagle Scout project brings new classroom to McDade Park  PAHomePage.com

Teachers from across northeastern Pennsylvania who want to take their classes outdoors now have a new option.



BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bennett hits a winner for Coughlin  Citizens Voice

At Coughlin, Aaron Bennett's 3-pointer to beat the fourth quarter buzzer proved to be the difference as Coughlin edged Lake-Lehman on opening night. Bennett ...



STEAMTOWN MARATHON: Shifa, Peoples are race winners - Sports  Citizens Voice

It is the fifth time that the former Riverside High School and Moravian College standout has been Steamtown female champ. “That was my goal. I wanted a ...



Up Close & Personal – Adam Farley | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Adam Farley is a Scranton-based musician who recently released his first EP, “All the Right Reasons.” A graduate of Scranton High School and University of ...



Frances Willard Elementary School evacuated after fire  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- An elementary school in Scranton had to be evacuated because of a fire.



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