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Geisinger
Geisinger
WILK NEWSROOM
January 01, 2020 - 4:28 pm
At 12:41 a.m. on Jan. 1, Lana Johnson welcomed the first baby born at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in 2020.
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squalls
WILK NEWSROOM
December 31, 2019 - 11:59 am
A cold front will push a snow squall or a few snow squalls across northeast Pennsylvania between 3 pm and 9 pm. areas west of I-81 in northeast Pennsylvania between 5 pm and 7 pm, and east of I-81 in northeast Pennsylvania between 7 pm and 9 pm. Expect sudden reduction in visibility to white-out...
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Rabid animals
WILK NEWSROOM
December 31, 2019 - 10:53 am
Wilkes-Barre City Health Department Issues Advisory on Rabid Cat Please be advised that a stray cat has tested positive for rabies on East Chestnut Street in Wilkes-Barre's North End neighborhood. The city received the confirmed diagnosis from the Pennsylvania State Department of Health. Rabid...
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bank robber
Scranton Police
WILK NEWSROOM
December 30, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Scranton Police and the FBI are investigating a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank on North Main Avenue in Scranton. The call came in just before 3 o'clock this afternoon. Investigators say a man walked into the bank and approached the teller and demanded cash. He then left the bank on foot Police...
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Fatal Skiing Accident
AP Newsroom
December 26, 2019 - 4:48 pm
A skiing accident at at a ski resort in Lehigh County has claimed the life of a man from Virginia. The coroner says 23-year old Matthew Rosenstein, of Arlington, Virginia was killed just before Christmas when he struck some snowblowing equipment at Bear Creek Mountain Resort. He died later at...
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christmas
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WILK NEWSROOM
December 24, 2019 - 5:24 am
Community Christmas Day Breakfast at the DeNaples Center on the campus of the University of Scranton. 8am to 10:30am. Salem Community Church tomorrow 11:30 to 2pm. 613 Hamlin Highway. Hamlin. Delivery avail 570-493-2883 10 mile radius of church The annual Christmas Dinner sponsored by Bob Bolus...
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1,000 New Jobs Coming to Lackawanna County
WILK NEWSROOM
December 23, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Christmas came early for the Lackawanna County economy as Governor Tom Wolf has announced that Chewy, an online company for pet supplies, will expand its operations in Lackawanna County. The company has pledged to invest more than $35 million dollars into the expansion project and create at least 1...
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Luzererne County Authorities Investigating Suspicious Death
WILK NEWSROOM
December 20, 2019 - 4:42 pm
Wilkes-Barre Police, State Police and the Luzerne County District Attorney's office are investigating a suspicious death in the Parsons section of the city. The body of a woman was found inside a double clock home in the one hundred block of Matson Avenue this morning after Police were called to...
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WAWA
WILK NEWSROOM
December 20, 2019 - 5:07 am
The Wawa convenience store chain says a data breach may have collected debit and credit card information from thousands of customers. The Pennsylvania-based chain discovered malware on its payment processing servers last week. It believes the malware was collecting card numbers, customer names and...
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State House Committee Passes Bill About White Haven Center
WILK NEWSROOM
December 17, 2019 - 3:55 pm
A State House Committee has passed Senate Bill 906 by a vote of 13-12. The bill establishes a moratorium on the proposed closure of Polk and White Haven State Centers The bill would prohibit the Department of Human Services from closing a state facility until all Medicaid waiver-eligible...
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