Three more speakers announced for NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference

Marguerite Roy, J.D. Topic: "Women in Peacekeeping: Practical Leadership Lessons with a Global Perspective" Marguerite Roy, J.D., is a visiting professor in the Department of History and Government, Misericordia University. Prior to her current position at MU, Roy worked with the United Nations in Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)... READ MORE

Kate White will be a featured speaker at the NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference

Former editor of best-selling author, Kate White, will be a featured speaker at the NEPA Women's Leadership Conference on April 9, 2015 at the Mohegan Sun Arena Convention Center. Kate White is an internationally known expert on leadership and success and a , which was the bestselling monthly magazine on... READ MORE

The Idol Kings Tribute Band to Brings the Sounds of Rock Legends to the Scranton Cultural Center

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present the Idol Kings, a tribute band that performs the music of Journey, Tom Petty and John Mellencamp, on Saturday, January 17. Three times the excitement, three times the entertainment and three times the drawing power of a traditional... READ MORE

Lackawanna County Veterans Treatment Court Receives $25,000 Pledge from FNCB

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally-based for over 100 years, recently pledged $25,000 through the Pennsylvania Neighborhood Assistance Project Tax Credit Program, to the Treatment Court Advocacy Center of Lackawanna County to help local veterans in the rehabilitative program. The 18-month rehabilitative program addresses root behavioral problems that often afflict... READ MORE

TCMC’s Sungat Grewal Awarded Prestigious Dermatology Fellowship

Sungat Grewal, a third year student at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), has been awarded a one-year pre-doctoral fellowship in dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) with Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE, associate professor of Dermatology and Epidemiology at Penn, and a national leader... READ MORE

PennDOT District 4 Employee Take Part in Christmas Wish Program

PennDOT employees from the District 4 Office conducted their annual Christmas Wish Program.  This year the district collected funds from employees to purchased toys and pajamas for 33 students from the local Head Start in Scranton.   Through the generosity of the district employees, they were also able to adopted... READ MORE

TCMC Students Support “Movember”

A group of students at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) grew moustaches and raised nearly $800 in November for The Movember Foundation, which supports research and treatment for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s mental... READ MORE

Collaborative Partnership will Revitalize Vacant Hill Section School

A former junior high school in Scranton’s historic Hill Section will get new life through a unique project that will revitalize the now vacant structure into an early childhood learning center and graduate student housing. On Thursday, Dec. 18, The University of Scranton, Greenspace Properties and Hildebrandt Learning Centers announced... READ MORE

AAA North Penn Travel Agency Honors Top Employees

The AAA North Penn Travel Agency held its annual meeting this past November. It was a great reason to gather and celebrate another successful year, as well as to honor the hard work and dedication of an amazing group of dedicated travel professionals. This year, three agents received special awards... READ MORE

FNCB ‘Adopts’ Ten Local Families

Employees from First National Community Bank (FNCB) recently donated $1,000 in groceries and over 250 gifts to 10 local families as part of the Bank’s “Adopt-A-Family” holiday project. The gifts donated and money raised exceeded the amount collected last year and will help families in need in Lackawanna, Luzerne... READ MORE