A new contract has been reached in the Abington Heights School District ending a possible strike action. Members of the Abington Heights Education Association voted yesterday to accept a state mediators proposal.
A fire broke out at a house in the 1200 block of Providence Road in Scranton around 5 this morning and went to 2 alarms. Scranton fire remained on the scene wetting down ruins. The home was heavily damaged. No reports of injuries.
The search continues into another day for the Monroe County man suspected of ambushing two state troopers last week, killing one of them. The search last night focused around the home of Eric Frein's parents in Barrett Township. Nothing was found
The funeral mass for Cpl.Bryon Dickson was held at St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton. His flag draped casket was carried into the church, which is filled to capacity with mourners..most of those members of law enforcement from all parts of the country