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Dallas teachers to hit the picket line

DALLAS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Some students in Luzerne County will start their weekend early as teachers hit the picket line. Classes are cancelled Friday in the Dallas School District, and there doesn't appear to be an end in sight. Representatives from the teachers' union and the

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-22 03:26:10

Negotiation attempts fail - Dallas teachers to go on strike Friday

Dallas School District teachers hold up protest signs to vehicles that drive by at Hildebrandt Road and Conyngham Avenue in Dallas Township as part of an 'informational picket' Tuesday. Recommended DALLAS TWP. - For the second time in the last two school years, Dallas School District teachers will

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-22 02:48:09

Developing: Teachers in Dallas School District Plan to Strike

DALLAS - Teachers in the Dallas School District will begin to strike on Friday, September 22nd. According to a press release on the district's website, the union and district are still unable to agree on a contract for teachers in the district. The teachers have been without a contract since Septemb

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-22 00:57:43

Dallas union leader, board member explain latest contract rejection as strike looms

DALLAS TWP. - The Dallas Education Association's contract proposal that was rejected this week included a 1.5 percent raise based on the 2014-15 salary scale. The offer was built on a salary matrix that both sides agreed was broken, explained Dallas School Board and negotiation team member James Gat

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-21 03:08:18

Strike Looms in Dallas School District

DALLAS TOWNSHIP -- Yet another negotiation session ended late Tuesday afternoon without an agreement between the teachers union and Dallas School District officials. The teachers have been without a contract since September of 2015. A strike is scheduled for Friday. "The proposal we gave the distric

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-20 01:37:27

Dallas school district rethinking effort to rename schools

DALLAS (AP) - A Dallas school district is narrowing its focus as it looks to rename some schools bearing the names of Confederate figures. The Dallas Morning News reports the Dallas Independent School District initially planned to research more than 20 historical figures to see if their ties to the

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-19 19:06:00

'Climate Change Simulation' opens eyes on daily choices

Misericordia University student Sara Reichold sits under a hot lamp to simulate partner John Pudders' decision to use a plastic water bottle that causes climate change at the 'Climate Change Simulation' event Thursday. Amiee Dilger | Times Leader Sophomore Dorian Budziak and freshman Morgan Karas

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-22 02:25:41

Himmler Theater will be demolished next week

The former Himmler Theater at 48 Lake St. in Dallas will be demolished Thursday, along with three other properties located at 24, 30, and 32 Lake St. Bill Tarutis | For Dallas Post 'Welcome to Paradise' graffiti adorns a wall inside one of the entrances to the former Himmler Theater in Dallas. Bi

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-21 16:00:03

Lackawanna County Court Notes 9/21/2017

MARRIAGE LICENSES Robert Stephen Hartman and Alyson Joy Chomko, both of Taylor. Estarlin A. Francisco-Arias and Ruth Martinez, both of Scranton. Paul James Armbruster and Sheri Lynn Jordan, both of Scranton. Timothy Patrick Igo II, Glendale, Colo., and Karesse Ivi De Galicia Marzan, Maysan Vale

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 18:05:36

Local attorney Michak recalled for legal, karate accomplishments

MICHAK Attorney Gary Michak is being remembered as a fighter - on the karate mat and in the courtroom. Michak, an accomplished family law lawyer based in Shavertown, died unexpectedly Wednesday at his home at Harveys Lake, according to the Luzerne County Coroner's Office. He was 57. "You would be

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-09-22 08:06:18

Judge: Alleged Walmart shooter can stand trial

WILKES-BARRE - A county judge Thursday deemed accused Walmart shooter Scott Sargent competent to stand trial, paving the way for jury selection to begin next month. Sargent, 33, of Shenandoah, is facing attempted murder charges alleging he opened fire outside the store at the Wilkes-Barre Twp. Mar

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-09-22 08:19:39

I-Team: Families speak out about crumbling mausoleum

PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- They're not resting in peace. That's what dozens of families are saying about loved ones who were laid to rest in a Luzerne County cemetery. They say the mausoleum at the Good Shepherd Cemetery is crumbling. The Eyewitness News I-Team has been looking int

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 20:54:56

CV tops TL in print, online readers

The Citizens' Voice has not only topped The Times Leader in print sales, it also has more readers for its print editions and online daily and on Sundays, according to the latest numbers from Scarborough Research, a Nielsen Company service. The latest numbers show the print edition of The Citizens' V

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-09-22 08:06:35

Count on it: Math symposium set at Misericordia

DALLAS TWP. - OK, make a math symposium sound fun and exciting to the average person. "No pressure," Misericordia University math professor Steven Tedford quipped. Tedford launched the university's Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Mathematics Symposium in 2010, and is preparing for the 8th annual sym

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-22 01:45:39

Developing: Agents from Attorney General's Office serving search warrants in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- An active scene in Lackawanna County Friday morning, as search warrants were served in Scranton, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. Before 9:00 am, uniformed state troopers and agents of the Attorney General's Office showed up on Spruce

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 15:20:41

Gerrity's to allow online shopping

SCRANTON Gerrity's has partnered with e-commerce company Rosie to allow more customers to shop online and have groceries available for pickup or delivered to their homes. Customers can shop Gerritysdelivers.com for all the items they would find in stores and choose either home delivery or pickup

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 10:38:19

Underground power lines, paving to clog downtown streets for next few months

There's a notable drop in foot traffic at Downtown Deli when road and utility work outside the popular Scranton lunch spot squeezes the street to one lane. That has happened often this summer as PPL Electric Utilities crews replace nearly two miles of underground cable and upgrade transformers and o

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 23:24:46

Girls Soccer: Coughlin defeats Pittston Area

Coughlin 3, Pittston Area 1 At Coughlin, Aby Davis scored two goals and helped the Crusaders pull away for the win after being tied at halftime. Kendall Pearage had one goal and two assists for Coughlin. Nicole Mayers scored for Pittston Area, whose goalkeeper, Alysha Smigiel, made 14 stops. FIR

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-09-22 08:49:16

PA Oktoberfest moves to PNC Field for weekend of German fare, brews, games

PA Oktoberfest found a new home for the classic German food, wiener dog races and seasonal beers fans have come to expect from the annual festival. This year, the event moves to PNC Field, Moosic, after six years at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township. The action will take place around the basebal

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2017-09-22 08:17:45

Getting Ready for the Great Train Debut

After all of the hype and international attention on our little backyard trail, it's finally the day when people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania get to see it up close and personal! The train made famous by HBO's "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver will be unveiled to the public at 11 a.m.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-22 08:30:20