Wife of VP to visit Scranton

SCRANTON - Jill Biden, Ed.D., the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, will visit Scranton and Hazleton Monday afternoon.

Dr. Biden is scheduled to arrive at the campaign's Scranton field office, 216 Wyoming Ave., at 1:15 p.m., according to campaign officials. She is slated to make another stop Monday at the campaign's Hazleton field office at 3:15 p.m.

Dr. Biden is also scheduled to make appearances in Harrisburg and Allentown Monday, according to campaign officials.

In the Scranton field office Saturday, volunteer Maureen Gray said she and other volunteers are ecstatic about the visit.

"She's done a huge amount for veteran families in conjunction with Michelle Obama," she said.