Scranton, Pennsylvania

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-tv.org date accessdate 2012-09-08 * Scranton punk (Punk rock) band, The Menzingers, refers to "The Electric City" in their song "Ave Maria." * Scranton is the final city that Kate McCallister (Catherine O'Hara) flies to before joining Gus Polinski's (John Candy) polka band for a van ride to Chicago in Home Alone. * In an early episode of Rod Serling's anthology television series, ''The Twilight Zone'', "What You Need", an out


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, the truck crashed on Moosic Street delivering bananas to the A&P. * In the hit TV show Friends, Ross was seeking to get his monkey into the Scranton zoo.

-tv.org date accessdate 2012-09-08 * Scranton punk (Punk rock) band, The Menzingers, refers to "The Electric City" in their song "Ave Maria." * Scranton is the final city that Kate McCallister (Catherine O'Hara) flies to before joining Gus Polinski's (John Candy) polka band for a van ride to Chicago in Home Alone. * In an early episode of Rod Serling's anthology television series, ''The Twilight Zone'', "What You Need", an out

at Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, from whence it traveled over the NYS&W to port. In addition, passenger service between the growing Stroudsburg and New York City began in the fall of 1882, continuing until 1941. Brent has made two brief appearances in the American version of ''The Office'' (The Office (U.S. TV series)). In the season 7 episode "The Seminar", he meets his American counterpart Michael Scott (Michael Scott (The Office)) (Steve Carell) while getting off


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* 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


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; channel. The station also participates in several local charity events, including the MDA Labor Day Telethon and Scranton's (Scranton, Pennsylvania) annual Santa (Santa Claus) Parade. Casey was born in Jackson Heights (Jackson Heights, Queens), in the Queens borough of New York City, the son of Marie (née Cummings) and Alphonsus Liguori Casey. His family, of Irish descent, was originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania, but his parents moved to New York in order for his father, a devoutly Roman Catholic former coal miner who began working as a coal miner at age 10, to attend Fordham University School of Law. The family returned to Scranton in 1931. The river rises in the Pocono Mountains (The Poconos) of northeastern Pennsylvania, in several ponds in southwestern Wayne County (Wayne County, Pennsylvania), approximately


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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 "


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. The company's prominent television and web ads feature the recognizable "Empire Man" character. Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) is the sixth largest city in the state and the county seat of Lackawanna County. Jews settled there when the city was still called Harrison or Slocum's Hollow, the present name having been given to the city about 1850. The first Jew to hold public office was Joseph Rosenthal, who was Scranton's first, and for a long time its only, policeman


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-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


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appeared in the episode. - 133.1 Scranton (Scranton, Pennsylvania) Scranton (Scranton (NJT station)) Proposed station (existing station building (Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel) currently a Radisson Hotel (Radisson Hotels)). Character profile Little is known about Ryan Howard's early life, but it is revealed in a deleted scene from "Diversity Day" that he grew up in Scranton


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. There are several other print publications with a more narrow focus, including the ''Union News'', ''La Voz Latina'', and ''Melanian News''. The Scranton Wilkes-Barre radio market is ranked #71 in the country by Arbitron. Sports Scranton's professional sports date to 1887, when the minor-league


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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

Scranton, Pennsylvania

'''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.

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