SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton styles itself as "The Electric City," but ongoing financial problems, combined with the discord on display at a City Council meeting last week, raise questions about its ability to keep the lights on at its 19th-century Gothic Revival City Hall.

Scranton as of Friday was down to roughly its last $140,000 after the City Council grudgingly agreed the previous night to release just over $1 million to the Scranton Parking Authority for a bond payment that was due two weeks ago.

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