Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Nanticoke, Pittston, and Carbondale.
The Scranton School District is a large, urban school district located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It serves the city of Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The district encompasses approximately 26 square miles. According to 2000 federal census data, it serves a resident population of 76,089.
- 698 teachers
- 425 non teaching staff members
- 9 locally elected members
As a metropolitan area, it is known as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area, after its principal cities, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, and is the 101st-largest metropolitan area in the United States and the 4th largest in Pennsylvania. It makes up its own unique physiographic province, the Anthracite Valley, in the geology of Pennsylvania.
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The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are the American Hockey League affiliate of the National Hockey League's Pittsburgh Penguins.They play at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pennsylvania, just outside the city of Wilkes-Barre.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (also known as SWB RailRiders) are a professional Minor League Baseball team based in Moosic, Pennsylvania, in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area. The team plays in Northern Division of the International League (IL) and is the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball .
Scranton sī Bí-kok Pennsylvania chiu Lackawanna kūn ê chi̍t ê chng-thâu . Tē-lí [ siu-kái | kái goân-sú-bé ] Tī pún só͘-chāi sì-ûi ê tē-hng ū Dickson City .
Dickson City is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 4 miles (6 km) north of Scranton. Coal mining had been an important industry in the past. Coal miners are much scarcer in Pennsylvania today than they had been, so populations have fallen in many places such as Dickson City; The population was 6,070 at the 2010 census.
Scranton je americké mesto a sídlo Lackawanna County v severovýchodnej Pensylvánii a je súčasťou aglomerácie Scranton-Wilkes Barre. Počtom obyvateľstva 76 089 v roku 2010 bol šiestym najväčším mestom Pensylvánie po Philadelphii , Pittsburgu , Allentowne , Erie a Readingu .
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