of work baseball pitcher, while in a bar, is given a bus ticket to Scranton, PA by an old man. Shortly thereafter a phone call comes in for the pitcher offering him a position in Scranton at a minor league baseball club. * The character of David Green, played by Brendan Fraser in the movie School Ties (School Ties(film)), was from Scranton. Transportation The main highways that serve Scranton are Interstate 81 (Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania), which runs north to Binghamton, New York
* Dawson Bailey - musician Sports * P.J. Carlesimo – professional basketball coach and television broadcaster * Nick Chickillo – NFL player * Nestor Chylak – Baseball Hall of Famer and American League umpire (Umpire (baseball)) from 1954 to 1978 * Joe Collins – Major League Baseball player * Jim Crowley – American football player and coach, one-fourth of the University of Notre Dame's legendary " Four Horsemen (American football) Four
-owned shortline) provide freight service within Pittston City and Pittston Township. A proposed nearby commuter train from Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) to New York City has received government funding. Local online media includes Billtown Live (events & index), Billtown Blog (commentary), Billtown Boards (discussion),Williamsport.com (directory
education high school, is headquartered in Scranton.
;(Office Supplies) '''Svensk kontorshygien AB''' (Office hygiene Company) - Broadcasting career O'Reilly's early television news career included reporting and anchoring positions at WNEP-TV in Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, where he also reported the weather. At WFAA-TV in Dallas (Dallas, Texas), Texas, O'Reilly was awarded the Dallas Press Club Award for excellence in investigative reporting (investigative journalism). He then moved to KMGH
Endfield's skill as a card magician which brought him to the attention of Orson Welles, who recruited him as an apprentice for Mercury Productions (at that time based at RKO Pictures). Following the debacle surrounding the production of ''The Magnificent Ambersons (The Magnificent Ambersons (film))'' (which ended with the expulsion of the Mercury team from the RKO lot) Endfield signed on as a contract director at MGM, directing a wide variety of shorts (including the last films in the long
War II , initial plans for use of the site as a training site for anti-aircraft artillery (Anti-aircraft warfare) were dropped, due to the long range of more modern weapons - some shells strayed onto private land, and "the Scranton Times reported that crews could only fire one or two shells during each pass of a target, and guns were limited to a 65-degree firing arc." http: 188.8.131.52 search?q cache:wKhJ
, Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania), and Sayre (Sayre, Pennsylvania). Area code 570 was split from area code 717 on December 5, 1998. Fictional character biography '''Robert Hunter''' was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was an electrical engineer. Due to genetic alteration carried out on him by the Kree Lunatic Legion, Robert gained the ability to explode and reform himself at will and became a professional criminal. Some time later, he exposed Mar-Vell Captain
and New York City. Service from Andover, NJ via the Cut-Off is slated to open in 2014. Early life Karen Ann Quinlan was born on March 29, 1954, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to a young unmarried mother (single parent) of Irish American ancestry. A few weeks later, she was adopted by Joseph and Julia Quinlan, devout Roman Catholics who lived in Landing, New Jersey. Julia and Joseph produced a daughter, Mary Ellen, in 1956, and a son, John, in 1957. ref name "
. Activities He actively sought positions in Germany and the United States, with the intention of disseminating knowledge of Judaism to Jews previously unexposed to their heritage, and in September 1913, he arrived alone in Philadelphia. He lived in Scranton, Pennsylvania for seven years, teaching in the local ''Talmud Torah'' (afternoon program in Jewish studies). In 1920 he was able to bring his family from Hungary, and settled in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Early life Orbach was born in The Bronx, the only child of Emily (née (married and maiden names) Olexy), a greeting card manufacturer and radio singer, and Leon Orbach, a restaurant manager and vaudeville performer. Jerry Orbach Biography (1935-) His father was a Jewish immigrant from Hamburg, Germany, who was descended from Sephardic (Sephardi Jews) refugees from the Spanish Inquisition. In Step With Jerry Orbach, Times-News, Google News His mother, a native of Pennsylvania, was Polish American and Catholic, and Orbach was raised Catholic (a religious background later replicated in his character on ''Law and Order''). JS Online: Fame finally catches up with 'L&O's' Orbach
'''Scranton''' is the sixth-largest city in the State (U.S. state) of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown (Allentown, Pennsylvania), Erie (Erie, Pennsylvania) and Reading (Reading, Pennsylvania). It is the county seat of Lackawanna County (Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania) in the state's northeastern region (Northeastern Pennsylvania) and is also the central point for the federal court (United States federal courts) of the area. With a population of 76,089, it is the largest city in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a greater population of about 570,000, http: www.usa.com scranton-wilkes-barre-pa-area.htm also known as the Wyoming Valley.
Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Pittston (Pittston, Pennsylvania), and Carbondale (Carbondale, Pennsylvania). Scranton was incorporated as a borough on February 14, 1856, and as a city on April 23, 1866. Scranton became known as "the Electric City" when electric lights were introduced at Dickson Locomotive Works in 1880. Six years later, the nation's first successful, continuously operating electrified streetcars began operating in the city.