Local News

May 23, 2019 - 11:55 am
This just in!! Tents are going up on Montage Mountain for the Inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair ! It opens Wednesday 5/29. The rides arrive Monday after the weekend at the Jessup Hose Co 2 Carnival. and now announced, a cross promotion with the Scranton Wilkes Barre RailRiders. The weekend...
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Hazleton police
May 23, 2019 - 7:29 am
Yesterday afternoon Hazleton Police received information and a photo from Hanover Township Police of a vehicle, sought in connection with a bank robbery earlier in the day on the Sans Souci Parkway. A detective recognized the vehicle to be from a residence on Peace Street. After investigating...
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May 21, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Incumbent Wilkes Barre Mayor Tony George has conceded to his challenger George Brown.
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Hazleton police
May 21, 2019 - 8:32 pm
Subject: ARREST - DRUGS PURSUIT - HPD FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On May 21, 2019, at approximately 1307 hours, Hazleton Officers responded to the 300 Block of E. Diamond Avenue on a fugitive wanted on a Protection from Abuse Order inside a residence. The individual was identified as Angel Torres (01/21/...
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May 20, 2019 - 6:16 am
Storms passed thru the area yesterday leaving some without power, and plenty of cleanup underway this morning. The storms brought tornado and severe thunderstorm alerts because of heavy downpours and high winds. That brought down trees, one on a house in Bradford County, onto a pickup truck across...
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May 20, 2019 - 6:07 am
May 18 and 19 Special Edition Jackie Keiser invites everyone to Hanover Green Cemetery for a day to learn about local history. Dominick Perini, General Chair of Jessup Hose Co #2 and Ambulance with the details about their upcoming annual carnival. Bob Jordan with VFW Post 3451 has details on an...
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Home Explosion
May 17, 2019 - 5:28 am
State Police have identified the two victims of a deadly house explsoion this morning in Luzerne County. 77-year old Eugene Hedgepeth and his 66 year wide Ester were found in the rubble of the home on Alberdeen Road in Dorrance Township. The couple's son 20-year old Nathan was found on the ground...
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Berwick police
May 17, 2019 - 5:25 am
Update: Damon Magnuson is now in custody. Zachary Parker is now in custody. Berwick Police and Columbia Montour SWAT served a search warrant at 811 North Market Street in the borough yesterday as part of an investigation into illegal narcotics trafficking and illegal weapons possession. 56 year old...
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Wilkes Barre City
May 17, 2019 - 5:21 am
Railroad Street to Close Temporarily Wilkes-Barre, PA May 16, 2019: Mayor Tony George announced that Railroad Street in Wilkes-Barre between George Avenue and Mill Street will be closed to traffic starting Monday, May 20, 2019 for work on the George Avenue Streetscape project. Railroad Street is...
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May 16, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Governor Tom Wolf has announced that Cardbox Packaging, Inc., a multi-national manufacturer of paper/carton-based packaging products, has selected Pennsylvania as the location for its first headquarters and manufacturing operation in the United States. “More companies continue to select...
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