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Scranton School Holds Nutritious Pep Rally with Former Philadelphia Eagle  PAHomePage.com

(WBRE/WYOU-TV) Former Philadelphia Eagle great Jason Avant participated in a pep rally at West Scranton High School on Thursday, with more than 150 ...



Big Rig Wrecks Cars in West Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A big rig wrecked some parked cars Friday morning in Scranton. Three cars parked on the side of Luzerne Street were hit during the morning ...



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 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 ...



'Shark Tank' Pirates Pitch Awards Cash and Scholarships to High School Entrepreneurs  Seton Hall University News & Events

Students face off in 'Shark Tank' style competition sponsored by Stillman School and its Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.



Three vehicles damaged by big rig in Scranton  PAHomePage.com

There was chaos on the streets of Scranton Friday morning as a tractor trailer hit several parked cars right outside a school.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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!!!...



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.



Online index a new direction in assessing schools  Citizens Voice

Calling it a “one-stop” location for information on student and school success, the Pennsylvania Department of Education launched a comprehensive tool on ...



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 ...



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 ...



High School Student Hit by a Car in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A high school student in Lackawanna County was struck by a car just after 8 a.m. on Thursday morning. According to police, the Scranton ...



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 ...



Strike Up the Bands: West Scranton has plenty to stand up for  Scranton Times-Tribune

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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Wonderful Christmastime Ballet classic 'The Nutcracker' dances onto region's stages | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Cue the Tchaikovsky. The familiar strains of the Russian composer's beloved Christmas ballet, “The Nutcracker,” will fill auditoriums across Northeast ...



"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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS  PA home page

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)-- In addition to school supplies, the start of a new school year checklist should also include vaccinations.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Students ‘March for Our Lives’ in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- More than a thousand people marched through the streets of Scranton Saturday demanding change for gun laws. Students want safer ...



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 ...



Scranton Students Perform to Honor Veterans  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Students at a school in Scranton put on a special performance for veterans Thursday morning. Kindergarten students at John F. Kennedy ...



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 ...



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 ...



Raid at Garage of Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- State police raided an auto garage belonging to a mechanic that used to do work with the Scranton School District. Both state police and the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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…



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Athlete of the Week  Scranton Times-Tribune

The Lackawanna Trail defensive end was relentless in pursuit, leading an effort that shut out Juniata Valley in the second half of Friday's 24-14 win in the state ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



Celebrating ‘Senior’ Prom  wnep.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It's prom season no matter what season of life you're in. Thursday was the "Linwood Senior Prom" at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation in ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bomb Threats at Two Buildings in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two bomb threats were called into two buildings Tuesday morning in Scranton. City officials say one of the two threats was at the former ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



State Auditor General Rips Scranton School District in Scathing Report  wnep.com

SCRANTON -- The state auditor general blasted one of the largest school districts in our area, comparing it to a compulsive shopper, recklessly spending more ...



Michele Elizabeth Conaboy - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

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



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 ...



On 150th anniversary, Scranton schools tell history of city  Scranton Times-Tribune

The Central High building, which “The History of Lackawanna County” called the “largest and most pretentious” in the city, opened in 1896. It took the place of ...



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 ...



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…



Scranton Professor on Central America Migrant Caravan  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A political science professor from the University of Scranton is an expert on Central America. He's using current events in the classroom and ...



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.



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.



District Changes Start Time for Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The superintendent in the Lake-Lehman School District says students looked "like zombies," especially the junior and senior high ...



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.



The Jamie Kotula Foundation will be hosting the 8th Annual Kick 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.



Elizabeth Catherine Borgia and Michael John Mullen - Engagements  Scranton Times-Tribune

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Elizabeth Catherine Borgia, Lititz, formerly of Scranton, to Michael John Mullen, Lititz, ...



Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run offers fair share of surprise  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

SCRANTON — Two runners — Devin Smith and Caitlyn Gaughan — who didn't expect to win ran to victories in the 28th Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K ...



Pickup Truck Driven by 13-Year-Old Crashes into Scranton Home after Police Pursuit  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A driver is in custody after a pursuit and a crash into a home in Scranton. Two teenagers are facing charges after leading police on a chase in ...



Up Close & Personal – Tony Frable | Northeastern PA's Entertainment Site  The570

Tony Frable is the owner and operator of Morgan'Z Pub & Eatery in Scranton. He also works with the Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General. Morgan'Z ...



Art Vandals Wreck Massive Metal Sculpture in Scranton  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The search is on for the art vandals who wrecked a massive metal sculpture in Scranton. The giant sphere was ripped from its base along the ...



Making Schools Safer in Lackawanna County  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

DUNMORE, Pa. -- Every school district in Lackawanna County is starting off the 2018-2019 school year with a new assignment. They're working together to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church was the setting Saturday for the wedding of Caitlin Byron and Dean Cali, both of Dunmore. The bride is the ...



Scranton Ready for La Festa Italiana  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- It's a Labor Day Weekend tradition and the perfect excuse to pile on the garlic. Scranton's La Festa Italiana kicks off Friday in the Electric City.



Students Inspired by March for Our Lives  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Emotional, inspiring, unifying. Those are just some of the words students from our region used to describe their experience at the March for ...



D2 girls basketball: Pittston Area stifles West Scranton  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

EXETER – Pittston Area hung on the brink of calamity.The Patriots are not particularly known for a stylish brand of girls basketball —.



More Indecent Assault Charges Against Scranton Doctor Accused of Fondling Female Pre-med Student  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A doctor in Scranton accused of fondling a med student is facing more charges. More alleged victims have come forward, accusing Doctor ...



Selling Scranton - News  Citizens Voice

History shows native Scrantonians all too often leave town for a better living elsewhere, but a lot stay connected by buying bits of Scranton's past. Yep, Scranton ...



Stars and Stripes Forever!  PAHomePage.com

WEST SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY.-- Veterans day is less than a week away, and people all over the area are finding ways to honor those who ...



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 ...



Lackawanna County to Close Juvenile Detention Center  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Lackawanna County will soon close its juvenile detention center. Commissioners voted last week to turn the 24-hour detention center into a ...



Car Slams into Boscov’s in Scranton; Driver in Custody  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A well-known store had an odd start to the work day after a car drove into the Boscov's entrance early Sunday morning. There was some ...



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