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December 11, 2018 - 5:27 pm
LANCASTER – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today released a special report calling for action to reduce Medicaid prescription costs by increasing the transparency of how pharmacy benefit managers do business. “Prescription drug costs continue to rise, despite the wave of less-expensive, generic...
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December 11, 2018 - 12:27 pm
A small plane landed on a road in the Roaring Brook Township area of Lackawanna County just before 10am. There are were no reports of any injuries and no word what brought about the emergency landing. Crews are still on the scene which is about a mile from Rt 690 on OHara road.
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December 11, 2018 - 9:19 am
Wilkes Barre fire crews have been on the scene of a working fire on South Meade Street since just after 7:30am. There have been no reports of any injuries but there is heavy damage to the structure. fire crews from neighboring areas were called in to assist.
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December 11, 2018 - 8:49 am
Police in Hazleton remind residents don't let anyone in your home you don't know. Police were called to a home in the 500 block of Muir Avenue Monday afternoon. The homeowner told them a man came to the door saying he was from the water company and needed to test the water. Once inside the man took...
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December 10, 2018 - 11:38 am
Three people died in an early morning fire in Hanover Township. According to the coroner's office John and Julia Crossley both 27 and 2 year old Riley Ferrera died in the home on Little Street. The call came in just before 3am. A man in the home told police he woke to fire in the kitchen area. A...
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December 10, 2018 - 10:33 am
December 8 and 9 Special Edition Staff Sgt USMC Sonlord Jean, Co-ordinator Toys for Tots, Megan Millo VP Operations Ken Pollock Auto Group and their holiday coat drive, Lt. Col.(ret) Joe Albert remembering the legacy of President George H.W. Bush.
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December 10, 2018 - 8:29 am
After fighting Lukemia for more than a year, Nanticoke Mayor Rich Wiaterowski died over the weekend. Announcement came from the Nanticoke Fire Department Facebook page on Sunday afternoon. He was also a volunteer with the department. No funeral arrangements have yet been announced.
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December 10, 2018 - 8:13 am
The coroner was called to the scene of an early morning fire in Hanover Township. Now reports are three people died including a two year old. It was just before 3am a man told police he woke up to fire in the kitchen area of his home on Little Street in Hanover Township. No identities have been...
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December 07, 2018 - 11:40 am
The 2020 Triple A All Star Game is coming to Lackawanna County. The RailRiders will host the game on July 15 when the International League will take on the Pacific Coast League. The last time the game was here was 1995.
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December 06, 2018 - 5:50 pm
About 180 people will be out of work in February when a Luzerne County plant closes. Valmont Newmark, which manufactures large steel poles for the utility market, has announced it is closing its facility in the former Dorr-Oliver plant in Hazleton Heights . The company says the final day for...
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