Brodheadsville man charged with insurance fraud

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The arrest is the result of an investigation into McKingley's company, Service Boss International, Inc., a Dalton residential and commercial cleaning and janitorial service. According to the task force, Service Boss entered into a contract to provide janitorial and other services for Scranton Preparatory School on Nov. 1, 2013.

Woman dies in Dalton fire

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Around Town

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Trinity Lutheran Church, 205 W. Grove St. in Clarks Summit, will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Saturday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parish hall. Walk-ins welcome.

Dalton man charged for assaulting brother

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Breaking the Cycle of Broken Resolutions

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Whether it's quitting smoking, getting more sleep, or losing that spare tire, many of us make New Year's resolutions every year--but don't follow through on them. Nick Darbenzio of Clarks Summit rejoined Brown's Gym on New Year's Day, resolving to get there three times a week.

Police: Dalton man shot in Wilkes-Barre on Christmas Eve

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Man sentenced to 5 to 11 years for fatal drugged driving case

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For Carly Otto's family, the only thing worse than losing her in a crash is the lack of remorse of the man who killed her because he drove with heroin and Xanax in his system, they said. Brandon Vansplinter says he is sorry, but his actions following Ms.

Abandoned Dickson City Walmart Coming Down

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It's a tear-down 20 years in the making. A popular plaza in Dickson City has been haunted by an old ghost of a former big box store.

Around Town

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The Juanita Chapter No. 8 of the Order of the Eastern Star will hold a chicken barbecue, and a garage sale/rummage sale/craft fair/flea market Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Waverly Lodge Hall, 114 N. Abington Road in Clarks Green.

Teacher cleard of assaulting students sues Abingston Heights SD

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TRIBUNE FILE Former Abington Heights Middle School teacher William Yelland returns to the Lackawanna County Courthouse during his trial in November. It took a jury just 10 minutes to find him not guilty of assaulting a student.

DA: Evidence of heroin found at home wherea

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Authorities say evidence of heroin use was found in the northeastern Pennsylvania home where a purse-snatching suspect and his mother were found dead. DA: Evidence of heroin found at home where mother, son died DALTON, Pa.

Kelly: Sharing a sip of summer

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Seven-year-old McKenna Coggins waves to passing cars on South Turnpike Road in Dalton as she sells lemonade and ice tea with cocolate chip cookies. The young entrepreneur donates the proceeds to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

Dunmore man charged after police discover meth lab at his apartment

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U of S Honors Program

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Local residents were among the 26 graduates of The University of Scranton's Honors Program, which is among the Jesuit university's programs of excellence. Students in the honors program pursue a rigorous education that stresses independent work through close engagement with professors and other honors students, including the preparation, presentation and defense of a research or creative project during their senior year.

Farmers Market returns

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Music Association

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Members of the North East Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association recently gathered to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of its founding members, Ray Cramer of Dalton, at the Holiday Inn, East Mountain, Pennsylvania Room, Bear Creek Township. The group enjoyed a buffet and birthday cake.

Lackawanna County Court Notes

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Duncan and Elizabeth H. Perry, both of Scarborough, Maine, to Susan M. Kalnoskas, Dalton; a property at 515 Clinton St., Waverly Twp., for $240,009. Michael D. Moran, executor of the estate of Jane E. Moran, to Sandra Beavers, Dunmore; a property at 529 New York St., Dunmore, for $68,000.

Namedropper, June 3, 2016

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Ray Cramer's 80th birthday brought music teachers from around the region together for a celebration -- and some singing. Members of the North East Pennsylvania Music Teachers Association gathered at the Pennsylvania Room of the Holiday Inn in Bear Creek Twp.

Namedropper, June 1, 2016

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The 2016-17 Wyoming-Lackawanna Counties Dairy Princess RaeAnne Carpenter, seated, center, will be assisted by Dairy Maid Toni Traver, seated left, and Alternate Dairy Princess Kaelyn Traver, right. Standing is Mary Beth Tranovich, 2015-16 Dairy Princess.

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Lincoln called it "the last full measure of devotion." Others have called it "the ultimate sacrifice."

Pedal Power

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The first is a bike ride on Saturday, April 30. The first ride is a 7-mile family fun ride starting at 9:30 a.m. at Sickler's Bike Shop, 298 Noble Road in Clarks Summit. The riders will follow the Countryside Conservatory Trolley Trail and end back at Sickler's.

Two fired nurses file whistleblower lawsuit

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Two nurses formerly employed by a South Abington Twp. home health care provider filed a whistleblower's lawsuit against the company, claiming they were illegally fired last month in retaliation for reporting Medicaid billing fraud.

Route 6 lane changes coming

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Major reconstruction of Routes 6 & 11 from Clarks Summit to Factoryville will resume after traffic patterns shift starting Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. As crews rebuild the eastbound lanes, all traffic will shift to single lanes in both directions on the westbound lanes.

Trail board hears residents opposed to tax increase

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The Lackawanna Trail School Board got an earful from residents and taxpayers Monday night who don't want to see their school property taxes go up any more in spite of a looming budget crisis. "When will it end?" Arlene Matthews asked.

Weird winter weather makes for lousy ski season

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Eric Shorts of Wilkes Barre skis at Montage Tuesday at temperatures reached in to the 70s. Michael J. Mullen / Staff Photographer Kevin Crawford of Dalton rides a lift in beach attire at Montage Mountain Tuesday as temperatures reached in to the 70s Tuesday.

Fans celebrate, lament, end of Downton Abbey

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JASON FARMER / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Margaret Messana of Clarks Summit attends the Downton Abbey Grand Finale Celebration fundraising event on Sunday at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Jenkins Twp. The event included an elegant dinner and a special screening of the final episode of "Downton Abbey."

Concealed Carry Seminar planned in March at capacity; more seminars promised

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A Concealed Carry Seminar planned March 31 at the Back Mountain Regional E.M.A. Building in Lehman Township is now at capacity and registrations are closed, state Rep. Karen Boback announced this week. The seminar is co-hosted by Boback and state Rep. Aaron Kaufer .

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Stephen Merkh holds his son Jack Michael Merkh, a Leap Year Baby, born Monday Feb. 29, 2016 at 7:56 a.m. at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Plains Township. Jack Michael Merkh was born at 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces, and 19A1 2 inches.

State rep to hold firearm seminars

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State Rep. Karen Boback, R-117, Harveys Lake will hold several public seminars on the state's conceal-and-carry firearm laws this spring. The seminars will be March 31 at the Back Mountain Regional EMA Building, 3593 Route 118, Lehman Twp.; April 7 at the Dalton Fire Company, 109 S. Turnpike Road, Dalton; April 14 at the Mill City Assembly of God Church, 167 Mercy Lane, Dalton, and April 28 at the Mehoopany Twp.

Charges filed for November DUI crash that killed Dalton mother

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Alexandra Otto's family gathered at her father's home in Nicholson. Everyone attended.