lackawanna county

April 18, 2018 - 11:47 am
At the Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting this morning the proposed 5 dollar vehicle registration fee was not approved. Commissioner Patrick O'Malley opened a motion to approve the ordiance but neither Commissioners Laureen Cummings or Jerry Notarianni seconded the motion. It's the same fee...
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March 30, 2018 - 9:49 am
A husband and wife in Lackawanna County surrendered on charges of of sexually abusing a student yesterday in Lackawanna County Court. 35 year old Ruth Baggetta and her 29 year old husband Nicodemo Baggetta of Greenfield Township are out on bail with preliminary hearings next month. She is the band...
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February 15, 2018 - 12:04 pm
The Pa. Attorney General wants the public to know that they continue to probe the inmate sex abuse scandal at the Lackawanna County prison and they are looking for other possible victims and witnesses to come forward. They've set up a hotline 570-846-4074. Atty. General Josh Shapiro says they have...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:43 am
At yesterday's Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting an ordiance was introduced. A $5.00 fee would be imposed on each vehicle registered with PennDOT by Lackawanna County residents. It's estimated to raise some $900thousand which would go toward funding road and bridge work. If approved...
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December 12, 2017 - 8:43 am
Based on current cold weather information, the Lackawanna County Commissioners are declaring a “Code Blue” frigid weather alert for Lackawanna County beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, and ending at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 16. A “Code Blue” alert is issued when the forecasted...
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November 07, 2017 - 11:01 am
From the office of Charles Volpe... Commonwealth Court judges agree with Lackawanna County judges..reassessment question on today's ballot remains null and void..
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November 01, 2017 - 6:28 am
The question of reassessment in Lackawanna county will still be on the ballot election day on Tuesday, but the results will be considered "null and void". A panel of Lackawanna County judges voted 2 to 1 to not count the results. Two local businessmen filed an injunction saying the wording of the...
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September 21, 2017 - 10:57 am
State Police and State Attorney General's office investigators served sealed search warrants at the Lackawanna County Administration building, the County Prison, and the prison's work release center followed by raids of the facility. The Attorney General's office will not release any further...
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June 29, 2017 - 11:52 am
In Lackawanna County it could be up to the voters if they want reassessment or not. It's been nearly 50 years since one has been done. The three Lackawanna County Commissioners agree with doing a reassessment but Patrick O'Malley and Laureen Cummings who spoke with Sue Henry are in favor of putting...
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