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June 05, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WILK's Jason Barsky talked about the future of NEPA with Wilkes Barre Preservation Society and Wilkes Barre City Council member Tony Brooks.  Is the future nuts? If Tony has his way it will be, but it's not what you think.  If you love NEPA, and worry about our future, this interview is for you.
June 05, 2019 - 11:37 am
Marc Friedenberg is an instructor of cybersecurity and cyberlaw at Penn State University. He joined WILK's Jason Barsky with information on how you can keep passwords and surfing cyberspace safe.
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June 05, 2019 - 9:48 am
Tony Brooks director/curator of the Wilkes Barre Preservation Society and Wilkes Barre City Council member, joins WILK's Jason Barsky with details about an effort to save the former Planters Peanuts Building.
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June 05, 2019 - 7:49 am
In two days, 78 pounds of unwanted and expired prescription drugs were collected at the Pocono Raceway. PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro and his team were on hand during the Pocono 400 to collect the drugs so they could be safely disposed of. The Drug Take Back program will be back at the track for...
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June 04, 2019 - 3:48 pm
A Luzerne County Court Jury has found 28-year old Preston Bonnett guilty of second and third degree muder and arson charges in the deaths of three boys in a house fire in Laflin. Bonnett was convicted of setting the fire at the home in October of 2017. The fire killed three brothers: 16-year old...
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June 04, 2019 - 7:13 am
A man from Berwick now faces numerous charges after an incident there. Berwick police say it began around 8:30 yesterday morning when they were called to the 11hundred block of Pine Street to reports of shots fired into the window of a laundromat. 6 adults and a juvenile were inside. Police took a...
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June 03, 2019 - 8:43 am
June 1 and 2 Special Edition Jackie Keiser invites everyone to Hanover Green Cemetery for a day to learn about local history. Dr. Chris Kotchick DMD and Dr. Richard Grossman DDS Co Chairs of the upcoming Free Dental Services in June at Mohegan Sun Arena. Whether you believe or not, Jason Talmadge,...
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Hazleton Police
June 03, 2019 - 6:45 am
Subject: Drug Arrest Hazleton Police For Immediate Release Hazleton, PA On June 2, 2019, ,at approximately 7:50 PM Hazleton Police Officer Ryan Mariano was conducting directed patrol in the area of 4th St./Alter Street. While in the area of Emerald Ct. and 2nd St. Officer Mariano observed a hand to...
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Scranton Police
May 31, 2019 - 11:07 am
Scranton police now say they have arrested Nathan Linder of Scranton for allegedly breaking in and vandalizing Neil Armstrong Elementary school Wednesday night. Investigators say he was seen on surveillance video in both the cafeteria and gym spreading an oily substance on the floor, removing his...
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May 31, 2019 - 6:20 am
This weekend, PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro is asking those who are attending the Pocono 400 to bring along unused prescriptions so they can be safely disposed of. The annual drug take back at Pocono Raceway will be Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 2pm. Fans who drop off their unwanted or expired...
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