Local News in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

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Former Forty Fort code enforcement officer hired for Easton position
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 01:20:40 -0700

Easton’s new chief codes inspector previously worked in a Pennsylvania borough’s codes department that was subject to a state investigation. The Citizens’ Voice of Wilkes-Barre reports Stephen Nowroski received a warning letter from the Department of Labo

Forty Fort cops crack down on aggressive driving
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:03:07 -0700

Forty Fort police will take part in a state-wide crackdown on aggressive driving this spring. Officers will patrol Wyoming Avenue (Route 11) and intersecting roadways in the borough from March 23 to May 3, police said in a news release. The crackdown aims

Handling of health inspections varies among municipalities
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:22:04 -0700

Health officers in Hazleton and Forty Fort recently retired after years of service, but the municipalities will follow different strategies to replace them and to resume inspecting restaurants. In Hazleton with 25,000 people, Mark Thompson, who has a mast

State to increase inspections as local health officers retire
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 18:24:58 -0700

Health officers in Hazleton and Forty Fort recently retired after years of service, but the municipalities will follow different strategies to replace them and to resume inspecting restaurants. In Hazleton with 25,000 people, Mark Thompson, who has a mast

Volokh Conspiracy: New economic development may be coming to the neighborhood where Kelo v. City of New London ...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:15:15 -0700

New economic development may finally be coming to the Fort Trumbull area of New London, Connecticut, where the condemnations at issue in the notorious Kelo v. City of New London decision occurred. But it will not include any of the condemned property.

Namedropper for Wednesday, March 11
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:15:23 -0700

Research fruitful for students Four University of Scranton students recently presented their research at the American Society for Cell Biology annual conference in Philadelphia. The students — Grace O’Neill of Avoca, Christa Musto of Forty Fort, Nicole Mc

On death row: A look at the history of capital punishment in Luzerne County
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 23:43:33 -0700

The last Luzerne County criminal executed by the state was a Hanover Township coal miner put to death in 1938 for a deadly mail bombing spree, according to state records. Luzerne County prosecutors want Hugo Selenski to be next. A jury last week convicted

Last execution of a criminal from Luzerne County in ’38
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 18:05:03 -0700

The last Luzerne County criminal executed by the state was a Hanover Township coal miner put to death in 1938 for a deadly mail bombing spree, according to state records. Luzerne County prosecutors want Hugo Selenski to be next. A jury last week convicted

Thomas Reilly is Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick’s Man of the Year
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:42:39 -0800

PITTSTON — The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick have announced Thomas J. Reilly Sr. has been selected as this year's Man of The Year and Dr. John F. Callahan has been chosen the Swingle Award recipient. Both men will be recognized at the organization's 101st annual banquet, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on...

Valentine's Day special for couple
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 06:39:34 -0700

David Hicks' sweetheart wore combat boots. He married her almost 47 years ago. Three days after Valentine's Day, 1968.