Brandon Lawson’s work ethic leads him to both lofty achievements and high elevations. The wrestler from Honesdale High School loves to climb to the highest point of any place he visits — an accomplishment that represents his motivation and self-discipline.
Football players who helped lead their teams to District 2 titles and into the state playoffs will have one more chance to shine in the 85th Scranton Lions Club Dream Game. Co-chairman William Dempsey, in cooperation with the coaches of the Lackawanna Football Conference who selected the players, released the rosters for the summer tradition that will be played July 17 at John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium with kickoff at 7 p.m.
Within the next month, 4,500 students will graduate from high schools in Northeast Pennsylvania. Twenty-five of those students stand out for excelling in their classrooms, leading their peers and making a difference in their communities.
The Woods family kneads its weekends away. As proprietors of Beach Lake Bakery in Wayne County, parents Lisa and Brian Woods team up with their adult children — Jamie, who runs social media and marketing, and Ian, a registered dietitian and nutritionist who helps with the business — to offer a wide range of artisanal breads and more.
Dixon Black hit a three-run double in the sixth inning as Valley View rallied for a 6-5 win over Honesdale in a Lackawanna League Division III baseball game Friday.
Black finished with two hits and four RBIs for Valley View, which trailed, 4-3, in the bottom of the sixth inning.
West Scranton’s Charles Marsala slides in safely to home as the ball hits the dirt in front of Scranton Tech’s John Marichak at Scranton Memorial Stadium. West Scranton won, 8-1.
Cedarville University Rachel May, Hawley; Madeleine Mosher, Clarks Summit; Heather Reitmeyer, Shohola; Chad Schmidt, New Milford; and Brianna Stangline, Scott Twp. Le Moyne College Kristine Carlsen, Hallstead; and Brooke Marvin, Susquehanna.
Willie Somerset of the Scranton Apollos, center, and the Trenton captain listen to last-minute instructions from officials Pat Garramone (6) and Pat Denoy prior to an Eastern Basketball League game at the Scranton Catholic Youth Center.
HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — A New Jersey priest says he was trying to get revenge on God for poker losses when he collected computerized child pornography at his weekend home in Pennsylvania, according to his attorney and court records...