South Abington Twp police charge man with resisting arrest

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Veteran events: Carbondale Memorial Committee flag placement on veterans' graves, Saturday, anyone interested in assisting committee members, veterans organizations and local Boy Scout troops meet at Memorial Park, 8:45 a.m., rain or shine; Boy Scout Troop 8 flag burning ceremony, American Legion, 13 Hospital St., following placement of flags, about 11:30; refreshments served, drop off old flags at Legion Hall before the event.

Chris Kelly: Landfill expansion toxic to political careers

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Over the 20-plus years since I arrived in Our Stiff Neck of the Woods, a few features of the political firmament seemed as constant as the constellations that grace the night sky: a- Voter apathy is Northeast Pennsylvania's most self-destructive vice, and government corruption and crony capitalism are its most profitable industries. a- Louis DeNaples gets what's good for him, and gets to decide what's “good enough” for everyone else.

Community Digest

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The Interfaith Resource Center for Peace and Justice will hold its annual dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, May 22, in the Wilkes University Henry Student Center, second floor ballroom. Three awards will be presented: The Susan Merrill Constance Kozel Award is given to a peacemaker whose contribution to society reflects the principles of peace and justice.

Twirling Recital

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The Double “R” Twirlettes will present “Music Legends” on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at Mid Valley Secondary Center, 52 Underwood Road in Throop. To purchase tickets, call 570-489-1935 or visit doublertwirl.com.

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The Double “R” Twirlettes will present “Music Legends” on Friday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at Mid Valley Secondary Center, 52 Underwood Road in Throop. To purchase tickets, call 570-489-1935 or visit doublertwirl.com.

Tattoo lovers gather in Scranton for eighth annual EC Tattoo Convention

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Zach Stevens of Loyalty Barber shop cuts the hair of Ethan Hopkins, 12 of Waymart, durning the Electric City Tattoo Convention in Scranton April 21. Amanda April June of Binghamton, N.Y., performs on stage swallowing a coat hanger while laying on a bed of nails during the Electric City Tattoo Convention Friday night.

Throop Arts + Food Festival

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From art classes for kids to creative cuisine, it's the mix making up the second annual “Throop Arts + Food Festival” in Lackawanna County. Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey highlighted Saturday's event that showcases more than 70 vendors with a big focus on local mom and pop shops along with area charities.

Last-minute tax filers expected to flood IRS with returns

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Meet fitness coach, teacher Heather Luklanchuck

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Heather Luklanchuk is on online health and fitness coach; an elementary school teacher at the Lutheran Academy, Scranton; and a realtor with Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services, Dickson City. Luklanchuck is a native of Throop and a graduate of Bishop O'Hara High School and Penn State Worthington Scranton, where she earned a bachelor's degree in human development and family studies.

Throop Arts + Food Festival to benefit valley civic center

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Educational/professional background: Graduate of Mid Valley Secondary Center and earned a bachelor's degree in graphic design from Marywood University. She is founder of Shanty Town Design.

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With the line snaking out the door and curving around the sidewalk, Gloria Howey swiftly distributed bags of red apples to the hungry crowd. The former Wyoming County public safety director was sentenced to two years of probation in two cases, one involving the purchase of more than $90,000 in toner cartridges the county may never use.

Two alleged dealers face charges in man’s death

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Update Drinking Water Notice

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Pennsylvania American Water customers in Lackawanna County, no longer have to boil their water before use. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on April 10 and 11, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has authorized lifting of the precautionary advisory.

Develloper verbally rescinds interest in Throop parcel proposed for Dollar General site

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The commercial real estate developer eying a parcel of Throop land for the development of a retail store pulled out of the project, according to borough officials. Late last month, council heard from Jude Colwell, a representative of Alabama-based developer Capital Growth Buchalter, who expressed the company's interest in building a Dollar General store at Delaware and Dunmore Streets in Throop.

Water Main Break in Lackawanna County

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Pennsylvania American Water crews are assessing a break on a 42-inch water main along Mill Street in Dunmore. Approximately 43,000 customers could be impacted while the company makes repairs.

Man injured in Elmhurst Twp. fire

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Scranton police make drug arrest

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Throop may get Dollar General store

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Scranton Hobby Center endures

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Malbec on the rise after years on bottom shelf

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Local Flavor's favorite part of every holiday is the food, and St. Patrick's Day is no exception. Lucky for us, Irish recipes like Judy Kennedy's Tea Brack make for some of the most delicious we've ever tried.

DHS shifts on disabled work rule

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MICHAEL J. MULLEN / TIMES-SHAMROCK FILE Pennsylvania Secretary of the Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas said his agency would no longer seek to require individuals to participate in a community activity. HARRISBURG – State officials yanked a proposal requiring disabled people who receive work services to participate in community activities after hundreds of the workers and their families rallied at the Capitol against it.

Namedropper March 8, 2017 — Lodge 291, Stars in stripes, Parish Council

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St. Michael's Orthodox Church in Old Forge's 2017 Parish Council members include, in front, from left: Paul Polanchik, Barbara Sevensky, Emily Krenitsky, Pat Jones and Dorothy Polanchik; and, in back: Jean Wasko, Mary Lynn Henry, the Rev. Peter Henry and Dr. David Lezinsky.

Rat Pack show pays tribute to legends

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Antonio Sacco spent his whole young life in pizza shops, working every job imaginable at Dino & Francesco's in Moosic, which his Italian immigrant father and uncle owned. Cold February days call for comfort food.

First Friday wire sculptures foreshadow summer rappelling fundraiser

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Antonio Sacco spent his whole young life in pizza shops, working every job imaginable at Dino & Francesco's in Moosic, which his Italian immigrant father and uncle owned. Cold February days call for comfort food.

Man charged after reported assault in Throop

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Landfill Cited for Leachate Leak

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A landfill in Lackawanna County seeking to expand was cited by the Department of Environmental Protection for a second time. DEP officials say groundwater from the Keystone Sanitary Landfill leaked into a creek in Throop and Olyphant.

Attorney argues for release of grand jury testimony in prison sex abuse case

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Additional charges filed related to counterfeit check ring

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Region sees biggest snowfall in 2 years

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Michael Langdon's resume reads like a road map to success, with stops across the country in various restaurants and even a stint on TV. THROOP – Tax collectors in Dickson City, Throop and Olyphant will receive significantly less compensation from the Mid Valley School District beginning in 2018 – saving the district around $74,000 annually.