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Blake, Gov. Wolf Announce $ 3 Million State Investment in Lackawanna College

Scranton, PA, October 1, 2016 – Governor Tom Wolf today joined Senator John Blake to announce a $3 million state grant to aid in the redevelopment of vacant buildings in downtown Scranton into multi-use classroom and laboratory space at Lackawanna College. Once construction is complete, the six-story, 95,300 square-foot structure located at 401 Adams Avenue will be known as “Cornerstone Commons.”

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Sen. Blake Statement on Geisinger and TCMC Partnership

SCRANTON, September 28, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today released the following statement regarding the announcement that Geisinger Health System will acquire The Commonwealth Medical College: “Today’s announcement of the partnership...

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Blake to Host Telephone Town Hall on Monday

SCRANTON, June 15, 2016 – State Sen. John Blake (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) today announced that he will host his second Telephone Town Hall meeting on Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The hour-long Telephone Town Hall will give constituents an opportunity to pose...

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