The largest city in Northeastern Pennsylvania, with a population of 76,415 recorded during the 2000 Census. Scranton was a boomtown in the late 1800s/early 1900s with the dawn of the coal and iron industries. Scranton fell on hard times after World War II after demand for coal dropped sharply, and has been losing population at a steady rate ever since. Nowadays, Scranton is filled with many nice, hardworking people. It is also home to numerous drug dealers from Philadelphia and New York, who come to Scranton because they can't make it in the big cities. Scranton is also filled with an amazing amount of assholes who do nothing but complain about how much Scranton sucks and there is nothing to do here. Local officials often tout Scranton for its interstates providing easy access to New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., everywhere. Perhaps the negative assholes should hop on the highway and fuck off.
If you don't like living in Scranton, do something to fix it. If you're not going to fix it, shut the fuck up. If you're not going to shut the fuck up, then leave.