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  • Wilkes-Barre police investigating rape of 9-year-old girl Wilkes-Barre police are investigating an alleged rape of a 9-year-old girl Monday evening in the city. | 7/22/2014
  • Trolley 505 hits road again Less than two years after its return to Scranton, the historic No. 505 is leaving again. The former Scranton Transit Co. trolley will be delivered today to a steel fabrication shop in Bernville, near Reading, to start what is expected to be a $350,000 res | 7/22/2014
  • A 93-year-old neighbor celebrates the novena Seated on his enclosed porch in hot and humid weather, Eugene O’Hora recalled 93 years of memories on St. Ann’s Street and the annual devotion to the basilica and street’s namesake. Mr. O’Hora was born in April 1921 and raised in Scranton. Aside from a st | 7/23/2014
  • Scranton council cancels meeting to consider vacancy A majority of Scranton City Council members met Tuesday for a closed meeting to winnow candidates for a council vacancy, but scuttled the session just before it began because The Times-Tribune raised a question of whether the private meeting violated the | 7/23/2014
  • Handyman accused of defrauding customers Doing business with Joseph Senese was a fairly consistent experience. The 34-year-old handyman demanded a large portion of a home-improvement project’s cost upfront. Most of the time, he took the money and ran, according to Lackawanna County Detective Ren | 7/23/2014
  • Three accused of stealing $30,000 from blind 86-year-old Three Moosic residents stole more than $30,000 from an 86-year-old blind man by abusing their power over his bank account, according to Lackawanna County detectives. Carl Dittfield lost his vision after his wife died and had difficulty handling his financ | 7/23/2014
  • Scranton Sewer Authority hires firm to explore options The Scranton Sewer Authority on Tuesday hired a Chicago firm to evaluate various sale, privatization and management options for the agency and its assets. The authority serving Scranton and Dunmore is reviewing a potential sale of the authority and/or oth | 7/23/2014
  • Legislature likely to alter city commuter tax, Blake says Scranton’s plan to levy an income tax on commuters to shore up employee pension funds could end up raising city residents’ income tax an equal amount. As early as next month, the state General Assembly is likely to pass a bill that requires municipalities | 7/23/2014
  • Motor City Sports Bar Our ongoing mission to find the 
best burger in Detroit | 7/23/2014
  • Quindell Mitchell’s unlikely path to artistic salvation Free at last | 7/22/2014
  • Eastworks Detroit You can buy these unique Detroit-made lamps online | 7/23/2014
  • Reports from Phish, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pig & Whiskey, and more The word on the streets | 7/23/2014
  • El Dorado General Store Southwestern-style rings, old American flags, shoes and clothing abound | 7/23/2014
  • Meet Ebony Rutherford, co-owner of Trish's Garage Detroit street fashion | 7/23/2014
  • Detroiters make good neighbors We are rising | 7/23/2014
  • Racism on display in bizarre march in Vassar, Mich. The Klan would be proud | 7/23/2014
  • Restaurant review: Tony V’s Tavern A classic reborn | 7/23/2014
  • Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. This is a serious microbrewery | 7/23/2014
  • Meet Maci Delaghetto 'There’s no hate like Detroit hate,' DJ says | 7/23/2014
  • Green Dot Stables owner plans to open Johnny's Noodle King Jacques Driscoll has another restaurant on the way | 7/23/2014
  • Cityscrapes: Streetcar squawking is nothing new for SA | 7/23/2014
  • George N’Namdi talks ‘psychological gentrification’ While Detroit sees development it hasn’t seen in years,
art gallery owner says it’s important for the city to retain its soul | 7/23/2014
  • 313 years of drinking in Detroit In our town, a drink has always been the coin of the realm | 7/23/2014
  • Elise McDonough's classic pot brownies recipe Get baked | 7/23/2014
  • Notes on Detroit Public Schools Weekly reader responses | 7/23/2014
  • Staff picks: Lydia Loveless, Boot Liquor Radio and more What we're listening to this week | 7/23/2014
  • Record review: Dr. John — Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch Weekly music reviews | 7/23/2014
  • Record review: The Ugly Beats — Brand New Day Weekly music reviews | 7/23/2014
  • Cass Corridor’s corner café This little gem is clean and comfortable | 7/23/2014
  • RailRiders Game Report 7/22/2014 RailRiders Gwinnett ab r h bi ab r h bi Pirela ss 4 0 0 0 Cnninghm cf 4 0 2 0 Refsnyder 2b 5 0 3 0 Bthancourt c 4 0 1 0 Almonte lf 5 0 1 0 Gosselin dh 4 0 3 0 Garcia rf 5 1 1 0 Trdslavich 1b 4 0 0 0 Roller dh 2 2 0 0 Boggs lf 3 0 0 0 Murphy c 2 2 1 0 Kazm | 7/23/2014
  • $ Warwick Twp. pounded out 12 hits to post a 12-3 win over Wallenpaupack in the first round of the state 9-10 Little League baseball tournament Tuesday at Pennridge Little League in Perkasie. Brett Strong had three hits for Wallenpaupack. Wallenpaupack shif | 7/23/2014
  • $ Winning pitcher Mike Blazaskie struck out nine and went 3 for 4 with four runs scored and two RBIs to lead Nanticoke Post 350 to a 13-3 win over Dickson City Post 665 in the semifinals of the Region 5 Senior Legion baseball tournament Tuesday. Christian P | 7/23/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Dallas stadium won't be ready for opener The Dallas High School football team will play its first home game this year Aug. 30 at Misericorida University because of renovations at Mountaineer Stadium. The Aug. 30 game is against Scranton. The renovated stadium, which will have lights and field tu | 7/23/2014
  • Rightfully Raw’s Key Lime Pie This treat is made in in Oakland Township, Michigan | 7/23/2014
  • Grand night for Segedin leads RailRiders to third straight win Rob Segedin’s Triple-A debut ended with a splash, a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning Monday night that gave his RailRiders a victory. His second game was a veritable cannonball in comparison. Segedin ripped a grand slam in the sixth inning and drove in a | 7/23/2014
  • The High Times Cannabis Cup returns to Michigan Yes we cannabis! | 7/23/2014
  • Cyber infidelity or harmless online flirtations? The boys in the bandwidth | 7/23/2014
  • More than 1,000 people protest Detroit's water shutoffs Plus news on the M-1 Rail, the First Unitarian Church fire, and more | 7/23/2014
  • Red Wings owner estimates new arena lifespan to be 48 years Bold vision for new Detroit arena district, but how long will it be around? | 7/23/2014
  • Michigan craft beer by numbers What to check before you get wrecked | 7/23/2014
  • Broadway 5050 is Back, with Drink Specials to Prove It Since 1947, Broadway 5050 has been an Alamo Heights staple. An unfortunate grease fire shut down the neighborhood bar and restaurant last summer for about... | 7/23/2014
  • Meet the women of Michigan brewing Real women of genius | 7/23/2014
  • ‘Supermensch': A rare, nice-guy-finishes-first showbiz tale Shep Gordon: The name may not ring a bell, but in old-school show business circles it resounds like a carillon. He’s one of the most successful guys in the... | 7/23/2014
  • AG releases audit of DEP's enforcement of oil gas industry regs A state audit of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the oil and gas industry revealed inconsistent enforcement, disorganization and poor record management. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale began the audit immediately after t | 7/23/2014
  • Inne owner: Gay weddings violate beliefs The owner of the Inne of the Abingtons broke his silence recently on a local radio show, citing religious reasons for his refusal to host same-sex weddings and receptions. In a 13-minute interview with local conservative radio talk show host David Madeira | 7/23/2014
  • The Metro Times Beer Issue The Michigan Brewers Guild comes to Riverside Park in Ypsilanti | 7/23/2014
  • Newsmonger: Creative arguments on both sides of the VIA streetcar debate If a petition meant to derail a $280 million streetcar project in downtown San Antonio isn’t successful, two Northside city councilmembers think... | 7/23/2014
  • Dominick's attorney asks sentences to be combined Jason Dominick’s attorney asked a judge to combine sentences for the third-degree murder and conspiracy charges on which his client was convicted. Police charged Mr. Dominick, 24, as the shooter in Frank Bonacci’s murder last summer, but attorney Bernard | 7/23/2014
  • Head-on crash shuts down Davis Street bridge TAYLOR — A head-on collision Tuesday sent one driver to the hospital and shut down the Davis Street bridge. A Subaru Outback and a tractor-trailer collided on the bridge near Main Street about 8:15 p.m. Police shut down the bridge to reconstruct the wreck | 7/23/2014
  • Roaring Brook Twp. wants to stop illegal dumping ROARING BROOK TWP. — The township regularly has to clean up trash that people illegally dump near its recycling area, and supervisors are getting tired of it after finding the latest load on Monday. Police have been looking through garbage people dump at | 7/23/2014
  • City apartment burglarized SCRANTON — Nick Radoscesky spent Sunday night in a Wilkes-Barre hospital comforting his girlfriend, who was injured in a car crash. He came back to Scranton on Monday and found his apartment in the 1600 block of Capouse Avenue had been broken into, acting | 7/23/2014
  • Retired Scranton police car will be used in demolition derby to raise money for charity HONESDALE — A retired Scranton police car will compete in a demolition derby to raise money for Marley’s Mission, Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano said. The car, donated by Detective Jeff Gilroy, will be driven Aug. 1 by Sgt. Michael Mayer at the Wayne | 7/23/2014
  • Inmate charged for kicking and spitting on Sheriff's Deputy SCRANTON — A Duryea woman awaiting transportation to Lackawanna County Prison spit at and kicked a county sheriff’s deputy, authorities said. Julie Gift, 28, 248 Main St. Apt. A, was charged Monday with aggravated harassment by a prisoner, simple assault | 7/23/2014
  • YOUR OPINION Scary sneak peekat Scranton futureEditor: It’s the fourth year of Mayor Bill Courtright’s administration, and he again finds himself in court:Visiting Judge: “Mr. Mayor, I have bad news for you.” The police union has sued, requiring you to move police hea | 3/21/2014
  • Regional briefs, July 23, 2014 Jewish group gets new exec. director WILKES-BARRE — The Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced Tuesday that Danny Goldberg will be its new executive director. Mr. Goldberg served for the previous 15 years as executive director of | 7/23/2014
  • Sea Dogs sting B-Mets with walk-off The Binghamton Mets gave up a walk-off double to Jonathan Roof in the bottom of the ninth inning and fell to the Portland Sea Dogs, 4-3, on Tuesday night at Hadlock Field. Dilson Herrera went 3-for-4 and was a double shy of the cycle in the loss. The B- | 7/23/2014
  • Shenandoah man charged in armed robbery SHENANDOAH - A man was arrested by Shenandoah police and charged in an armed robbery at the Turkey Hill Minit Mart early Tuesday morning. Joseph W. Kakol, 36, who has a last known address of 322 W. Atlantic St., was charged with four felony counts of rob | 7/23/2014
  • Schuylkill Haven Area to repair pool tiles SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Schuylkill Haven Area School District is planning to spend "in the neighborhood of $50,000" to repair cracked tiles in and near the pool at its high school natatorium, according to district Superintendent Lorraine Felker. The district | 7/23/2014
  • Ashland teenager wins Schuylkill Idol XII FRACKVILLE - A new Idol was crowned Tuesday at the Schuylkill Mall. Bryel Frasch, 16, of Ashland, was named the winner of Schuylkill Idol XII, beating out fellow finalists Ryan Wilkinson, 29, of Schuylkill Haven, and Richard Harper, 21, of Cumbola. Fras | 7/23/2014
  • Stencils help bus stops stand out in Schuylkill Haven SCHUYLKILL HAVEN - Chris Cherrybon said the stencil of two blue buses book ending the words "bus stop" at East Main and St. Peter streets is a good idea. "They'll know where it is. People have already stopped and asked me," Cherrybon, 50, said about Schu | 7/23/2014
  • Around the Region n Mahanoy City: Washington Hook and Ladder Fire Company will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the firehouse, 35 E. Mahanoy Ave. The cost is $5 for exterior only and $15 for exterior and interior. n Pine Grove: Patrick M. "Porcupine Pat" Mc | 7/23/2014
  • Man arrested after armed robbery in Shenandoah A Shenandoah man was arrested by borough police and charged in an armed robbery at the Turkey Hill Minit Mart early Tuesday morning. Joseph W. Kakol, 36, who has a last known address of 322 W. Atlantic St., was charged with four felony counts of robbery, | 7/23/2014
  • Pottsville Parking Authority to give random warnings instead of tickets At a recent meeting of the Pottsville Parking Authority, the organization decided to implement a "Courtesy Ticket Program" through which public warnings will be placed on meters and one-hour violations, instead of a parking tickets, Amy S. Burkhart, exec | 7/23/2014
  • Teenager on bike collides with Mahanoy City police car MAHANOY CITY - A 13-year-old borough boy suffered minor injuries that required sutures Monday after he drove his bicycle into the side of a borough police cruiser. State police at Frackville said the crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. at 13th and East Market | 7/23/2014
  • Junior Cressona Band gains members, plans concert In February, the Cressona Band was looking for middle school-aged musicians to form the first Junior Cressona Band. As of Tuesday, it had 35. "We're really pleased with the turnout, since it's the inaugural year," Lauren Ward, the Junior Cressona Band as | 7/23/2014
  • Tractor-trailer to blame for more than 1,700 power outages A tractor-trailer ripped down power lines in Hazle Township, causing several traffic signals to go dark and cutting power to more than 1,700 customers for about one hour Tuesday morning. Firefighters from West Hazleton and Hazle Township were dispatched a | 7/23/2014
  • Officials: Fire company merger provides benefits Merging the McAdoo, Keystone and Tresckow fire companies into one fire company will mean an improvement in insurance ratings which will lower homeowners’ insurance, the chairman of the merger committee says. Bob Leshko, also chief of the McAdoo Fire Co., | 7/23/2014
  • Woman impaled on fence post at cemetery Emergency responders in Hazleton rescued a woman who was impaled on an iron spike fence Tuesday afternoon at Vine Street Cemetery. The initial dispatch from Luzerne County 911 around 4:30 p.m. reported a woman with her foot caught in a grate on West Diamo | 7/23/2014
  • Agency reviewing environmental impact of pipeline A federal agency in charge of interstate natural gas pipelines will develop an environmental impact statement for a line proposed to further connect Susquehanna County to national gas markets. Williams, operator of the Transco pipeline, which runs from th | 7/23/2014
  • Community events listings, July 23, 2014 Regional Retirees picnic: AARP picnic, Aug. 4, noon-4 p.m., McDade Park; Tom, 570-330-0181, by July 24. Charity night: “Charity Night at Texas Roadhouse,” 4011 Commerce Boulevard, Dickson City, today, 4-10 p.m.; 10 percent of purchase donated to the Lou R | 7/23/2014
  • Lackawanna County Court Notes MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Prakash Goutam and Kalawati Adhikari, both of Scranton. ■ Dambaru Adhikari and Mikra Pokhrel, both of Scranton. ■ Luke Zambrana Scheinman and Tunisha Cora Hicks, both of Scranton. ■ Louis M. Geritano and Jessica E. Stirone, both of Scr | 7/23/2014
  • Governor will not appeal court ruling on schools RICHMOND - Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that he won't appeal a judge's ruling that overturned a law allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools, including two schools in Petersburg. McAuliffe said in a statement Tuesday that the law alt | 7/23/2014
  • July 2 shooting suspect arrested HOPEWELL - The U.S. Marshals Service has arrested a man who had outstanding warrants from a July 2 incident in which a 17-year-old was shot in the shoulder. Karl E. White, 20, was wanted on outstanding warrants for malicious wounding, use of a firearm i | 7/23/2014
  • Bowlers find AMF Walnut Hill Lanes boarded up PETERSBURG - The city's only bowling alley has closed unexpectedly, leaving local bowlers scattered like pins. Bowlers who showed up Saturday morning at AMF Walnut Hill Lanes on South Crater Road found the entrance crudely blocked with plywood. "We than | 7/23/2014
  • City Council condemns 5 of 8 properties PETERSBURG - City Council unanimously declared five abandoned buildings in Wards 5 and 6 to be public nuisances and authorized abatement of the properties. Citizens arrived at Tuesday's council meeting in droves to express their opinions on eight condemn | 7/23/2014
  • Swordpoint-kidnapping suspect tied to burglary About 24 hours before kidnapping a Wilkes-Barre man at swordpoint, one of the two defendants in the case was involved in a smash-and-grab burglary of a computer store, police said. The burglar alarm rang out around 3 a.m. July 10, drawing Wilkes-Barre pol | 7/23/2014
  • Jewish Community Alliance of NEPA appoints new executive director The Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced Tuesday that Danny Goldberg will be its new executive director. Goldberg served for the previous 15 years as executive director of the Jewish Federation of Ocean County, N.J. Goldberg sa | 7/23/2014
  • Audit: DEP inconsistent in enforcing oil gas industry regulations A state audit of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the oil and gas industry revealed inconsistent enforcement, disorganization and poor record management. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale began the audit immediately after t | 7/23/2014
  • County council cuts funding to Hazleton Public Transit Hazleton Public Transit is cut off. During its meeting Tuesday night, Luzerne County Council voted resoundingly against providing local match funding that would ensure the agency gets grant money from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. County | 7/23/2014
  • LCTA makes changes in leadership after executives’ arrests KINGSTON — The Luzerne County Transportation Authority voted Tuesday to approve changes in leadership following the arrests of two key executives on fraud-related charges last month. The board voted to create a director of administrative services and info | 7/23/2014
  • Dallas brew pub plan wins approval DALLAS — The borough’s zoning hearing board gave the go-ahead to the Back Mountain’s first brew pub on Tuesday. Sam and Vanessa Warren didn’t keep their joy bottled up when the three-member board said they can open the North Slope Brewing Co. in the forme | 7/23/2014
  • Human error cited as sole cause of dispatching mix-up An internal review of Luzerne County 911’s handling of a fatal Mocanaqua fire in which the closest fire department was not immediately dispatched has revealed human error was the sole cause, the county solicitor’s office said Tuesday. But a rebuttal repor | 7/23/2014
  • Summer League action nears an end JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. - Summer League action for some area teams wrapped up on Tuesday night at Johnson City. Wyalusing, Mansfield and Athens took to the court on Tuesday, each getting multiple games in. The Summer League in Johnson City features 65 JV and | 7/23/2014
  • Minor League Baseball Tournament West Hazleton Tournament ❏ Freeland 13, Hazleton 8 - Ryan Kiddish, Andrew Burns and Jordan Mulhall all singled in a well played game by Freeland. J. Perez had two singles, D. Bodnar had a triple and S. Hart had a triple for West Hazleton. ❏ Freeland 11, P | 7/23/2014
  • Local Golf ❏ WHITE BIRCH LADIES - Flight winners from latest play in the league include the following: A - June Guy; B - Sally Eager; C - Four way tie - Jean Balas, Missy Corrigan, Shirley O’Brien and Anne Marie Hoppy; D - Judy Hall. Winnie Baloga recorded a chip-in | 7/23/2014
  • Little League Interleague ❏ Posties 3, Freeland Fire Company. 0 - Seth Derr struck out 13 batters in pitching a no-hitter, and he added a single in this postseason playoff victory. Dante Alucci added two singles and Nick Damiano also singled. For Freeland Fire Company, | 7/23/2014
  • $ WEATHERLY SEEKS GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH - The Weatherly Area School District is currently seeking an assistant varsity girls basketball coach for the upcoming season. Letters of interest should be forwarded to Scott Zoscin, athletic director, Weatherly Are | 7/23/2014
  • Summer Darts WEDNESDAY DARTS Wins HC 2 85 HC 1 84 HC 3 53 Golden Cue 40 Doghouse 30 HC 4 16 July 16 Results Home Court 3 12, Golden Cue 3 Home Court 1 15, Doghouse 0 Home Court 2 15, Home Court 4 0 July 23 Schedule Home Court 4 at Doghouse Golden Cue at Home Court 2 H | 7/23/2014
  • Adult Basketball The semi-finals of the Eastern Schuylkill Recreation Commission (ESRC) Summer Basketball League featured a pair of upsets. ❏ E Mortgage Management 62, Batter’s Box 53 - E Mortgage Management exploded right from the start as they built a 38-19 halftime lea | 7/23/2014
  • Babe Ruth 13-15 State Tournament (At Drums) Babe Ruth 13-15State Tournament(At Drums)Sunday, July 20 Game 12 - Broomall/Newtown 16, Tri-Township 5 Game 13 - Aston Valley 9, Franklin Township 1 Game 14 - Mifflin County 5, Valley 4 Final FourMonday, July 21 Game 15 - Mifflin County 12, Valley 2, 5 in | 7/23/2014
  • Meetings DUNMORE MISSY LEAGUE AND TRIPP PARK MISS-E SOFTBALL - Dunmore Missy League and Tripp Park Miss-E softball will hold a joint 12u All-star manager’s meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at Sherwood Park. For more information on the Dunmore League, contact Dino Darbenzi | 7/23/2014
  • County cuts funding for city’s buses WILKES-BARRE — Hazleton Public Transit is cut off. During its meeting Tuesday night, Luzerne County Council voted resoundingly against providing local match funding that would ensure the agency gets grant money from the Pennsylvania Department of Transpor | 7/23/2014
  • Correction, July 23 Lutheran Home Care and Hospice Saint John has relocated to 1710 E. Broad St., Hazleton. An item submitted for publication on the move listed the wrong address. | 7/23/2014
  • Steven Eugene ‘Gene’ Wilcox July 21, 2014 Steven Eugene “Gene” Wilcox, 78, of Sugarloaf passed away Monday morning at his home. Born in New York City on Jan. 18, 1936, he was the son of the late Steven and Susan (Shego) Wilcox and spent the past 25 years in Sugarloaf. He was the own | 7/23/2014
  • Donald T. Walters July 22, 2014 Donald T. Walters, 77, of West Foothills Drive, Sugarloaf, died early Tuesday morning at his home. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Butler Chapel of Krapf & Hughes Funeral Home Inc. in an upcoming edition of the Stand | 7/23/2014
  • Steve ‘Tippy’ Tenetylo July 21, 2014 Steve “Tippy” Tenetylo, 90, of East Phillips Street, Coaldale, died Monday at his residence. He was the widower of the former Helen M. Pavlik, who died in 2009. He was a lifelong resident of Coaldale and was the son of the late Roman and Mar | 7/23/2014
  • Eva Kislan July 20, 2014 Eva Kislan of 308 Oak St., Freeland, passed away Sunday at Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hazle Township. Born in Freeland, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Sara Gertrude (Slusser) Turnbach. She was a member of | 7/23/2014
  • Correction, July 23 Interment for Lucille A. Tarilla, who passed away Saturday, will be Thursday in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Freeland. Incorrect information had been given to the Standard-Speaker. | 7/23/2014
  • DEP audit reveals inconsistencies A state audit of the Department of Environmental Protection's regulation of the oil and gas industry revealed inconsistent enforcement, disorganization and poor record management. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale began the audit immediately after takin | 7/23/2014
  • Parents waive right to hearing in child endangerment case The parents of an infant who died in February both waived their right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua. Alyssa L. Shellhammer, 24, and Joseph E. Kuhla, 22, both of Tamaqua, each are charged with fo | 7/23/2014