Local News

December 26, 2017 - 7:27 am
We had a white Christmas and although there's no more snow in the forecast temps are getting cold. Single digits are expected overnight all this week and daytime highs will struggle to get out of the teens. It's a good time to remind everyone about preventing frozen pipes. Some advice...if you're...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:17 pm
Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Down to 4.6 Percent in November Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for November 2017. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point in November to 4.6...
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December 20, 2017 - 10:50 am
US Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11th) talks about the sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws with WILK's Sue Henry.
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Prince Charming & Princess Tigerlily
December 20, 2017 - 8:16 am
Congratulations to Cyndi Androscavage of Pittston! Her photo of Prince Charming & Princess Tigerlily won her $500 in WILK's Holiday Pet Photo contest.
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December 20, 2017 - 5:53 am
After serving a search warrant, agents from the state Attorney Generals office and the Department of Environmental Protection wearing protective suits spent most of yesterday at the Huber breaker property in Ashley. The action comes after the owner of the property out of Philadelphia was found in...
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December 19, 2017 - 11:38 am
Governor Wolf’s Administration announced today that Pennsylvania Medical Solutions , a subsidiary of Vireo Health, has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to begin medical marijuana production. Over the last few months, Pennsylvania Medical Solutions underwent multiple...
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December 19, 2017 - 5:23 am
At the council meeting last night in Plymouth, a reversal brought about by public concerns. Council now says they will not close the Goodwill Hose Company Number 2 and no paid fire truck drivers will be laid off or have hours reduced. The plan also still calls for hiring more police officers to...
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December 19, 2017 - 5:20 am
The auditorium of South Scranton Intermediate School was packed last night with parents, students and teachers in the district until just before midnight. Many were very vocal in their message to the Scranton School Board, don't lay off any teachers. The board had proposed last week to lay of 89...
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December 18, 2017 - 10:38 am
Nancy Martin is a renowned speaker, facilitator, best-selling author of Dance Your Way to an Empowered Self, and the creator of “Back Off” - a proprietary method of teaching women and girls how to embody confidence so they can repel potential abusers and claim their own authentic voice. She is an...
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December 18, 2017 - 9:51 am
The Lackawanna County coroner has identified a man found dead inside a Scranton apartment building after a fire. The He's 59-year-old Robert Cizik. He was found inside the apartment in the 12hundred block of Capouse Ave in Scranton after firefighters extinguished an early morning fire. An autopsy...
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