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

Pa. Turnpike Traffic Advisory for Motorists Traveling the Northeastern Extension Near Clarks Summit

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists entering the Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Clarks Summit (Exit #131) to be prepared for a new traffic pattern to begin on Dec. 18 in the work zone at milepost A129. Starting at approximately 7 a.m., southbound traffic will be switched from the left lane... READ MORE

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Christmas

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25, for Christmas. Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services online through PennDOT’ s Driver and Vehicle Services... READ MORE

Leadership Lackawanna’s Executive Program Participants Graduate

Leadership Lackawanna has announced its 2014 Executive Program graduates. A celebration was held at Camelot Restaurant & Inn on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. The Executive program assists professionals in becoming more engaged in the community, broadening their social network and increasing their overall knowledge of the greater Scranton area. The 2014... READ MORE

NEPA Center for Independent Living Hosts Holiday Business Card Change

The Holiday Business Card Exchange was held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the NEPA Center for Independent Living in Scranton. Attendees learned about the services the Center for Independent Living provides and were also able to network while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks. In addition, over $500 in... READ MORE

BumbleBee Academy Daycare and Preschool Receives Aid from MetroAction

With over 13 years of child care experience, Lauren Gatley decided to take her knowledge and open BumbleBee Academy Daycare and Preschool. READ MORE

FNCB Donates $85,400 to Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally-based for over 100 years,  today announced an $85,400 donation to the Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation through the Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Since 2010, FNCB has contributed over $900,000 to local educational and scholarship organizations through the program. The Diocese of... READ MORE

TCMC Student to Present Paper at Yale on Premature Infant Care in Tanzania

Sara Wing, a second year student at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC), will present the results of her research in the use of “kangaroo care” for premature infants in Tanzania at Unite for Sight’s Global Health and Innovation Conference in March 2015 at Yale University. Wing’s paper, titled, “Barriers to... READ MORE

Fidelity Bank Sponsors Holiday Show to Support Women’s Resource Center

Join Fidelity Bank on December 21st at the 1pm Matinee performance, of at the Scranton Cultural Center.  The Women’s Resource Center will receive $3 from tickets sold for that performance. Fidelity Bank is underwriting this performance as part of their continuing commitment to assist the Women’s Resource Center in... READ MORE

TCMC Receives Scholarship Gift In Memory of Jennifer Sidari, MD

At a reception at POSH at The Scranton Club on November 14, family and friends of Jennifer Sidari, MD made a contribution to the Jennifer A. Sidari, MD ’13 Memorial Scholarship. The donation brought the total raised for the scholarship to $52,483.82. The funds will benefit a TCMC endowed... READ MORE