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Public comment portion of meeting underway. Former Ethics Board Chair Joan Hodowanitz asks about status of 2018 #Scranton annual audit. Councilwoman Dempsey says council obtained a confidential preliminary audit and will meet in public caucus with audit firm Monday at 5:15 p.m.
Les Spindler, Scranton resident, is next up. He shares kind words for longtime city Controller Roseann Novembrino, who died last week. Spindler is also critical of Mayor Wayne Evans' Thursday State of the City Address, arguing Evans exaggerated achievements. #Scranton
Fired Licensing, Inspections and Permits Director Pat Hinton, addressing council, accuses members - Kyle Donahue specifically - of "slandering my name and discrediting me." He defends his record as director & blasts officials for trying to tie him to corruption in #Scranton
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Prior to meeting, #Scranton council met with officials from Barry Isett and Associates to discuss the review of the embattled LIPs Department. The firm seeks the contract to complete the review. Officials discussed process of review and recommendations.
City Hall is closed tomorrow for Election Day and next Monday for Veterans Day. #Scranton
#Scranton Ethics Board member Joan Hodowanitz says the board needs staff, office space and funding. They’ve done near almost all they can without such resources. The board next meets Thursday at 5 pm in the Governor’s Room at City Hall.
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The MAYOR of #Scranton, PA, William L. Courtright, pleaded guilty to 3 felony corruption charges in a conspiracy to take bribes from vendors who did business with the city in a #PlayToPay scheme.

Oh, I have dyslexia today or what?

That should be #PayToPlay, not PlayToPay.
It looks like the Mayor just resigned yesterday.…
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The report paints a horrid portrait of activity that occurred in the dioceses of #Scranton, #Allentown, #Harrisburg, #Greensburg, #Erie and #Pittsburgh, implicating 300 "predator priests" who committed "criminal and/or morally reprehensible conduct.…
"A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. Another forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy's mouth with holy water..."…
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