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April 28, 2017 - 6:21 am
A preview opening of the new Iron Horse Movie Bistro was held last in Scranton. Those attending give the new entertainment spot a round of applause. Besides electric recliners the PTX auditorium features at your seat food and beverage service, a bigger screen and premium sound, there's free parking...
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April 28, 2017 - 5:25 am
Construction coming to 8 miles of I-81 daily from 7:30 to 3pm. Beginning Monday traffic will be down to one lane on I 81 South from Drinker Street to Avoca. Then the next two weeks, I 81 North from Avoca to Drinker St will be down to one lane. Make plans to avoid if you can or be prepared for...
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April 28, 2017 - 5:22 am
The Wilkes Barre Area School District hosted a meeting that lasted three hours last night. It was to update the public on the 4 proposed sites to build a new high school to house students from Coughlin and Meyers because the buildings are deteriorating. Geisinger Health has offered to donate 55...
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April 28, 2017 - 5:15 am
It's back to full day kindergarten in the Hazleton area school district for the upcoming new school year.. The board voted last night 5-3 to make the change from the current half day sessions that were put into effect to save the district money. School administrators, teachers and parents have been...
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April 27, 2017 - 8:57 am
Scranton Police say Eric Horowitz, a Megan’s Law registree wanted for numerous counts of sexual crimes against a child is now in custody. He was taken into custody in Binghamton.
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April 27, 2017 - 7:50 am
Check your tickets! a $600,000 Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket was sold at Turkey Hill on Wyoming Ave in Forty Fort for Tuesday night's drawing. Turkey Hill will receive a $5,000 selling bonus. Those numbers 2-4-7-8-43.
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April 27, 2017 - 7:42 am
Gunshots in Wilkes Barre. There were no reports of injuries when the shots rang out around midnight in the area of South Grant Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Wilkes Barre Police.
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 26, 2017 - 10:42 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein, 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:11 pm
Announcement made this morning from Commonwealth Health of the joining of Regional Hospital and Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton joining into one campus. Bridges will be built to link the two facilities which are two blocks from one another. It will become Commonwealth Health Unified Scranton...
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