Keeping the upcoming holiday season free of vehicle crashes is the aim of “Operation Safe Holiday,” a joint campaign by the Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and local law enforcement. The holiday enforcement will focus on nighttime seat...
CLARKS SUMMIT — The Abington Heights School Board voted, 8-0, to acknowledge the revised professional staff contact agreement during a regular monthly business meeting Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the administration building.
PITTSTON TWP. — Chamber Street Properties announced Wednesday a $105.7 million purchase of four major industrial properties in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.
Victims of the Luzerne County judicial scandal were on hand as the documentary “Kids for Cash” was screened today at the United Nations in New York.
How well do you know the streets where you live? The Abington Journal puts your powers of observation to the test with our “Pieces of the Abingtons” contest. Every other week within the paper, we'll feature a photograph of a...
Name: BaileyAge: 3-years-oldSex: Spayed femaleBreed: Boxer/Pit bull mixAbout me: I'm outgoing. I love to go for walks and ride in the car. I'm housebroken and follow commands.
The Factoryville Borough Council discussed designating no parking areas on College Avenue during its Nov. 12 meeting.
James May, of Clarks Summit, has been named to the President's List at Berkeley College for the Summer 2014 Quarter. May is pursuing his degree through Berkeley College Online.
HAWLEY – Area legislators, along with local officials, are organizing a community “thank you” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Nov. 18 at the Pocono Mountain East High School auditorium to honor the first responders, businesses,...
The Pennsylvania Department of Pennsylvania announced that between 9 and 11 a.m. today. Nov. 18, two of the three lanes on Business Route 6 in Dickson City will be closed for emergency inlet repair.
Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey D. O'Brien, Jim Wansacz and Patrick M. O'Malley announced a new 911 analog conventional three-channel simulcast system for the police radio calls is live.
Motorists traveling through Northeastern Pennsylvania can take a safety break at interstate rest areas over the Thanksgiving holiday.
State Sen. John Blake was named the Democratic vice-chairman of Senate Appropriations Committee, the legislative panel charged with allocating billions of taxpayer dollars throughout the commonwealth.
The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop R, will be conducting free child safety seat checks at the Dunmore Headquarters, 85 Keystone Industrial Park, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, Nov. 18 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 29.
Utilizing forecasts from the National Weather Service at Binghamton, New York, and in consultation with the Lackawanna County Emergency Management Agency, a “Code Blue” will be declared for Lackawanna County through 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov.
CORCORAN, Calif. — Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.
Button up that overcoat.In fact, don't even leave the house Tuesday night if you don't have to.
NORRISTOWN — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane confirmed Monday that she was testifying before a grand jury overseen by a special prosecutor exploring whether her office disclosed secret investigative information, and said she is...
NICHOLSON — The Nicholson Tourism Center at the Historic Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Station has received an $821,276 Transportation Alternatives Program grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for...
More than $11 million: That's how much state police say it cost to catch accused state trooper killer Eric Matthew Frein in a 48-day manhunt through rural, forested areas of Pike and Monroe counties.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright was elected Regional Whip today by his Democratic colleagues representing Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky.
Area legislators, along with local officials, are organizing a community “thank you” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at Pocono Mountain East Junior High School in Swiftwater to honor the first responders, businesses, nonprofits...
LARKSVILLE — The owner of a Labrador retriever was cited by police after her dog allegedly killed a kitten, police said.
SCRANTON — The public is invited to join the friends and family of the late Dr. Jennifer Sidari for Party at Posh, a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Posh at the Scranton Club.
MILFORD — Eric Matthew Frein admitted that he shot two state troopers “to wake people up” and that the murder of Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an assassination, according to court documents released today.
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