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Local News

Launching Online Procurement Portal

Mayor Paige G. Cognetti announced that as of April 25, 2022, the City of Scranton will transition to a fully automated online system for bidding and vendor management.

The Long Haul: Commuting in Pennsylvania

US Census Bureau data reveals that Pennsylvania residents spend “an average of 26.9 minutes commuting to work,” ranked the “14th longest commute among the states” and Washington, D.C. (Wyoming excluded.)

Tuesday’s IronRail opener postponed

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs set for Tuesday, April 26, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

New Education Report in Pennsylvania

According to new data from the Economic Research Service, young people in Pennsylvania are more likely to graduate from high school, get their GED, and graduate from college than ever before.