Despite battling his fourth cancer, Bill Bittenbender still held his annual spring roadside cleanup in West Side on Monday.
Though the task is usually one he performs solo, this time Bittenbender, 67, got more than a little help from his friends. Nearly a dozen people turned out to pick up litter and clean sidewalks along the viaduct area of West Elm Street and Fourth Avenue.
A powerful overnight storm left thousands without power, downed trees and had city and county officials questioning whether a tornado ripped through Scranton’s Hill Section. Here are a collection of images from Staff Photographer Jason Farmer and other staff writers who grabbed photos while on the way to work.
Bridget Kosierowski, a 47-year-old registered nurse from Waverly Twp., was sworn in Monday as the 114th state House District’s new representative.
Rep. Kosierowski is joined by state Sens. John Blake, LEFT, and John Yudichak during her swearing-in ceremony. Courtesy of House Democratic Communications Office