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Traversing The Maze Of Local Wage Tax Withholding In Pennsylvania Under Act 32 – A Guide For Pennsylvania Employers
The payment and withholding of earned income taxes (“EIT taxes”) in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at times seems like a complex maze and is challenging for human resource professionals or a company’s payroll tax team. In May of 2018,[1Pennsylvania amended its Local Tax Enabling Act.Most Pennsy
GAMEFACE: West Scranton at Scranton Prep is the Game of the Week
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Inspiring Works of Art on Display in Scranton
“As we tell them, it’s like no stress, it’s all about fun and as long as you keep doing it that way they enjoy it. They love it,” said Judy Potts.
Official blames Pa. AG for county's $500K legal bill over prison probe
Legal bills from the ongoing probe total about $556,000, county Controller Gary DiBileo said at Wednesday’s county commissioners meeting. Much of that total was billed by Myers, Brier & Kelly of Scranton, a firm the county hired to work with the state attorney general’s office to determine which of
Shots Fired At Pennsylvania Courthouse Leaves One Dead, Four Injured, Police Say
Multiple people have been shot at a Fayette County district judge’s office in Masontown, Pennsylvania, authorities say, in a tragedy leaving one dead and four injured.
Scranton School Board and School District Respond to State Audit
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) The Scranton School District and the School Board say mistakes may have been made, but it won't happen again.
Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager Charged with Overbilling District
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced first-degree felony charges against Daniel Sansky, 67, of Jefferson Township, Tuesday morning.
Police killed gunman in shooting outside crowded Pennsylvania courtroom
Report rights infringementMASONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police killed gunman in shooting outside crowded Pennsylvania courtroom. ...
Steamtown Health Fair Set for Saturday
Just ask Geisinger Commonwealth Medical School, students. But for these students, the challenge is worth the reward.
Parents, Students react to former Scranton School District fleet manager accused of defrauding the district
They were angered to learn that Sansky allegedly overbilled the district for work done at his auto body shop, Danny`s Auto Service in West Scranton, especially since the district just cut teachers and programs.
New game show comedy 'Right Is the Price' premieres at Scranton Fringe Festival Sept. 27-30 | NEPA Scene
Written by local playwright K.A. Holgate and starring popular local talent,“Right Is the Price”is a funny new show that serves as a throwback to everything you love about game shows in the late ’80s and early ’90s. It will premiere atThe Space at Olivein Scranton on Thursday, Sept. 27 through Sunday
Police Look to Identify Suspected Vandals
SCRANTON, Pa. — Police in Scranton are looking for help identifying several people wanted for vandalizing a sculpture on the Heritage Trail earlier this month.Scranton police say the juvenilespushed the large metal sculptureover an embankment near Olive Street. The artwork was damaged and is being r
Mother Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Her Daughter
Linette Villa-Vale, 28, of Scranton, pleaded guilty in Lackawanna County court Monday to involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault by motor vehicle, and DUI.
Luzerne County Restaurant Inspections: Sept. 9 through Sept. 15 | Times Leader
The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According to the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, lo
Grill Fire in Scranton Sends Two to Hospital
SCRANTON, Pa. -- Two people were taken to the hospital after a grill fire in Scranton.Emergency crews were called to the home on Crown Avenue around 4 p.m. Sunday for reports of a grill fire and explosion.A man in his 50s was taken to the hospital with burns. A woman in her 40s was taken to the hosp
Large Coal Plants Slated to Close in Ohio and Pennsylvania
FirstEnergy is planning to close its last coal-fired power plants in Pennsylvania and Ohio over the next several years as they struggle to compete against natural gas and subsidized solar and wind plants unless federal aid saves them. FirstEnergy plans to de-activate the 2490-megawatt Bruce Mansfiel
4 killed in weekend crashes
The crashes were unrelated and in different parts of the region, but they kept crews busy, shut down roads and left four people dead.
Cash 5 Ticket Worth Half a Million Dollars Sold in Luzerne County
The winning ticket was sold at Sheetz on Route 315 in Plains Township and matched all five balls drawn on Saturday: 07-12-13-25-42, and is worth $500,000.
Flowers planted to keep Scranton beautiful
"They're so vital to improve the business districts, improve and help the businesses thrive," said Elizabeth Baldi, project coordinator.
Scranton native Joe McCarthy ends RailRiders season; Justus Sheffield promoted | Times Leader
Joe McCarthy made boyhood aspirations a reality with a career performance to bring the Durham Bulls their second consecutive Governors Cup. Playing just miles from his native Scranton home, McCarthy either scored or drove in every run to lead the Bulls to a 6-2 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre