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November 15, 2017 - 8:45 am
The Christmas Holiday Bureau in Lackawanna County is open for interviews. The program thru the Voluntary Action Center, provides limited financial assistance to low income families in the county. Interviews at offices in Scranton and Carbondale are by appointment only and will be held thru November...
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November 14, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Governor Wolf Announces New Project Approval for Pipeline Investment Program Project to Create Jobs and Bring Natural Gas Energy to More Than 115 Properties November 14, 2017 Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approval through the...
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November 14, 2017 - 9:53 am
Investigators are filing new charges after recovering deleted security camera footage taken in a Penn State fraternity house basement the night a pledge consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol and suffered fatal injuries. A prosecutor announced Monday that the new evidence enabled police to...
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November 14, 2017 - 9:37 am
The 64 year old Nanticoke man who police say was abducted, brutally beaten and stuffed into the trunk of his own car last month has died. Charles Eget was critically injured allegedly by a man he offered to give a ride home. PA State Police say 42 year old Bradley Butler of Scranton will now face a...
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November 13, 2017 - 12:10 pm
The Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners have cancelled the additional 2018 Budget Hearing that was to take place tonight at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building. The Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners’ meeting originally scheduled to be held on Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 10am in...
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November 13, 2017 - 9:56 am
PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro on fighting the drug crisis and other topics with WILK's Sue Henry
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Scranton Police
November 13, 2017 - 7:25 am
Scranton Police arrested David Bell over the weekend. According to police he was allegedly involved in a robbery/mugging Saturday afternoon in the 900 block of Wyoming Ave. Police say they caught up with Bell several hours after the incident had been reported.
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November 13, 2017 - 7:17 am
A special dedication was held yesterday. It dedicated a portion of Route 93 in Berwick as Stuart Tank Memorial Highway. Earlier this year House Bill 93 designated a portion of the road and was signed into law by Gov Tom Wolf. The American Car and Foundry-Berwick employed thousands of citizens from...
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November 10, 2017 - 7:19 am
Tomorrow Saturday November 11 is the observance of Veterans Day. In honor of the day many municipalities have special schedules today or are closed. That includes administrative offices in Kingston and Wilkes Barre City Hall, Scranton City Hall and Lackawannan County offices and the Courthouse. You...
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November 09, 2017 - 12:58 pm
SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Roberto Torner, age 44 and Liza Robles, age 33, both of Freeland, Pennsylvania, and David Alzugaray-Lugones, age 48, of Weatherly, Pennsylvania, were charged on November 7, 2017, by a federal...
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