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  • GOP State House candidate critically injured in car crash.

     
    The Associated Press reports: A Republican candidate for a northeastern Pennsylvania state House seat is in critical condition after police say he was involved in a head-on collision while trying to swerve around disabled vehicle. State police in...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Santorum's Magical Mystery Tour.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Now that Fox News has handed him his walking papers, it looks like Our Rick has plenty of time to devote to his true vocation: securing the GOP nomination for president in 2012 without making......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: New DEP Policy On Shale Outrages Environmentalists.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Environmentalists are doing spins over the news that field inspectors and regional directors at the state Department of Environmental Protection must obtain approval from acting DEP Secretary Michael Krancer before...
  • The Sunday Brunch: Meet The Democrats For Attorney General.

     
    LEVITTOWN — It’s a rainy and cold Saturday morning in suburban Philadelphia. And Kathleen Kane is standing on the bed of a precariously balanced trailer. She’s ripping into a state House proposal requiring women seeking an abortion to...
  • Former Congressman Murphy To Announce For AG Today.

     
    Looking To Break ... ... a four-decade-old Republican lock on the office, Former Democratic U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy of Bucks County on Wednesday declared his candidacy for state attorney general in 2012. Asked Wednesday how he planned to succeed...
  • "Scenic Byway" projects near Scranton and Philly are among grant recipients

     
    A bit of transportation-related news from the wire services: PennDOT: Three Scenic Byway Projects Selected for Federal Funds Projects Enhance Quality of Life; Among 94 Selected Nationally HARRISBURG, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Federal...
  • #Bear euthanized in #Lackawanna County

     
    Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region officials today announced a black bear that had become habituated to being hand-fed by people at Merli-Sarnoski Park, Carbondale, Lackawanna County, was euthanized by agency officers Saturday, June 4,...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Wednesday Five.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running seriously late this morning, courtesy of the endlessly compelling reality television otherwise known as British PM David Cameron's appearance before the House of Commons this morning. The...
  • CHS adds another Pennsylvania hospital

     
    Community Health Systems, the owner of Easton Hospital, is adding another nearby hospital to its portfolio. CHS this week announced an agreement to purchase the Moses Taylor Health System in Scranton. The Moses Taylor system includes 217-bed Moses...
  • Assessing and correcting storm damage to trees & shrubs

     
    (This post comes from Terry Schettini, one of my co-workers in Lackawanna County, PA.) After our recent storms the coming weeks would be a good time to assess rain and wind damage to trees and shrubs. So what do you......
  • Democrat Murphy Hits $1 Million For AG Bid.

     
    Democratic Attoney General Candidate Patrick Murphy has raised $1 million toward his three-way race with Kathleen Granahan Kane of Lackawanna County and Dan McCafferey of Philadelphia....