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Bracing for School Tax Hike in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- School taxes in Scranton could go up more than 6.5 percent next year. Board members are meeting this week to go over the numbers and ...



Town Hall Hosted Ahead of Scranton Schools Recovery Plan Vote  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- As the state continues to investigate corruption in the Scranton School District, the board will soon vote on how to get out of its multi-million ...



Scranton School District Recovery Plan  PAHomePage.com

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) After weeks of delay the Scranton School District's recovery plan process is picking up steam. Students ...



Former Teacher Charged with Rape; Now on the Run  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CLINTON COUNTY, Pa. -- Authorities in Clinton County are looking for a former teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student. Police are looking for Cole ...



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 ...



Developer Scraps ‘Marywood South’ Plans Over Zoning Dispute  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A California developer has pulled out of a controversial project in Lackawanna County. The former Scranton School for the Deaf was set to ...



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 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 ...



National Night Out comes to Scranton, other locations  PAHomePage.com

People got the chance to see emergency equipment up close and learn more about the tools law enforcement uses to keep us safe.



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 ...



Abington Journal community calendar for week of Aug. 21, 2019  The Abington Journal

TRIPS The Abington Senior Community Center is having the following trips: Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Aug. 15, Mt Airy Casino, Sept. 18, Penn's Peak, Oct. 1.



Social Media Hashtag Helping Teachers with Back-to-School Shopping  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. -- The hashtag #ClearTheList has been popping up all over social media as teachers get ready to welcome students back to the ...



Parents Concerned After Crestwood Merges Bus Routes  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WRIGHT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Parents of students who attend St. Jude's Elementary in Luzerne County are concerned for their children's wellbeing. They tell us a ...



Trojan Gridders Psyched for 2019 Season  Moscow Villager

North Pocono looks to take another step up this fall.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 10  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

WNEP's Ryan's Run is marking a milestone this year. The charity campaign is celebrating a decade of changing the lives of kids and adults with disabilities ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Former Fleet Manager for Scranton School District Pleads Guilty  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. – A former school mechanic will now spend time in prison and have to pay back thousands of dollars to the Scranton School District. Daniel ...



Victims Claim School Harassed Whistleblowers  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Students sexually assaulted by a vocational school teacher in Scranton thought that school life would get better when that teacher was fired ...



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATE: Scranton Police Looking for Alleged School Vandals Caught on Camera  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

UPDATE: Police have identified the juveniles seen on security cameras. SCRANTON, Pa. -- Police say someone vandalized an outdoor classroom at an ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Learning Lessons in the Garden  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- On a day too beautiful to be inside teachers from Bancroft Elementary took the lesson outdoors. A lesson that has been months in the making ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Creative Crowdsourcing for Art Supplies in Carbondale  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

CARBONDALE, Pa. -- Budget cuts in the Carbondale Area School District mean teachers and students will be doing more with less this coming school year.



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.



Teen Struck Scranton  PAHomePage.com

A Scranton High School Student was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning.



Scranton High grad honors 223 school shooting victims at commencement  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Grace McDonnell will never attend prom. Joaquin Oliver will never graduate. Shana Fisher won't get the chance to have children or a career.



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 ...



American Legion Baseball: Swoyersville remains unbeaten, will play in regional  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

One night after throwing a combined no-hitter in the Pennsylvania American Legion Baseball Tournament, Swoyersville was almost held hitless on Monday ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



School Work at Home: Bill Approved by State Lawmakers  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- Worrying about making up snow days could become a thing of the past for school districts across the state. State lawmakers have ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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.



Home Invasion Suspect in Scranton Behind Bars  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A man is locked up after police say he broke into the home of two elderly people and held them at gunpoint. Scranton police say Sean ...



Parents Charged in Heat-related Death  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A mother and father from Scranton are now being held criminally responsible for the death of their daughter. The toddler died after being left ...



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 ...



“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.



Swoyersville Legion captures third state championship in six years  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Before the Pennsylvania American Legion Baseball Tournament started, Swoyersville was already known as one of the best teams in the state and a top ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



More Signs in Scranton Remove Former Mayor’s Name  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- More signs bearing the name of the former mayor of Scranton are being fixed. William Courtright's name has been removed from the ...



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 ...



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 13th ...



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 ...



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.



Veteran’s Bike Swiped from Workplace  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Security cameras caught a thief in Scranton stealing a bike from the back of a pizza restaurant last week. That thief may not have known that ...



Joe McNulty Coaching Through Retirement  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Joe McNulty won't stop coaching tennis, even though he just retired. "It was just time for me," McNulty said. "I just felt like I was really compressed too much and it ...



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.



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.



Trade Skills Competition at Johnson College  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Dozens of high school students were showing off their trade skills Monday at a competition at Johnson College. The college claims nearly 90 ...



CTC Students Get Hands-on Hot Rod Lesson  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- High schoolers interested in automotive technology had the opportunity to play with a hot rod in Lackawanna County. Universal Technical ...



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 ...



Reform sought as cyber charter school costs top $42M in NEPA districts  Citizens Voice

As cyber charter school enrollment grew over the last decade, Carbondale Area School District's budget reserves disappeared. Now operating with a.



Scranton Residents Sign Petition to Honor Merrill’s Marauders with Congressional Gold Medal  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- In 1943, President Roosevelt issued a nationwide call for volunteers to *service* in what would be an extremely dangerous mission in ...



Closing Up Because of The Heat  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Temperatures in the Electric City sat in the 90s Saturday. It was even hotter for some of the workers at Cosmo's on Moosic Street in Scranton.



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 ...



Scranton School Board Approves Budget, Teacher Furloughs  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School Board voted unanimously on a roughly $161 million budget which calls for the furloughs of 51 teachers and cuts to ...



Scranton Police Searching for Hit and Run Driver  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Scranton police need help and have reached out on social media for more information about a hit and run. Last Thursday night, Michael ...



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 ...



Neighbors Shocked After Man Charged with Attempted Homicide in Crime Spree  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The man charged with a violent shooting spree in Lackawanna County is behind bars, and his neighbors say it's hard to believe they were ...



Teen Shot, Scranton Police Searching for Suspect  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A 17 year old was shot Friday night in Scranton. Police tell Newswatch 16 Philip Lynott, 20, of Scranton, and the teen had been sending ...



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