Judge Minora won't seek another term (3:43PM)

Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2009:05:13 11:11:20 Lackawanna County Judge Carmen D. Minora said Thursday he won’t seek retention to another 10-year term as judge next year. (read more)
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Pay less money out and put more money in. That is the formula to fix the pension crisis that threatens to bankrupt Scranton, city officials say. It is a lot easier said than done, they acknowledge. (read more)
Scranton officials are watching closely two pension reform bills in Harrisburg that could help shore up the city’s pension plans. One of the bills would alter pension benefits for new hires by steering them into a hybrid plan. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Serving a life sentence for murdering his wife, retired Scranton police Sgt. Michael Serge collects an annual pension of more than $38,000. A convicted arsonist, former Scranton firefighter Thomas Gervasi receives a $36,000-plus a year pension. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Concerned Scranton’s severely distressed pension funds are heading toward insolvency, active police officers are clamoring for the city to enforce an ordinance that allows it to reduce the pensions of certain disabled retirees who become re-employed. (read more)

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