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January 11, 2018 - 10:56 am
Therapist and author Dr. Ruth Westheimer talks about her latest book Stay or Go: Dr. Ruth’s Rules for Relationships with WILK's Sue Henry
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January 11, 2018 - 10:22 am
Gary Tennis currently serves as Treasurer on the Board of the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Authority Directors and on the Board of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. He served as Pennsylvania’s first Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:53 am
Lackawanna College has a new home in Hazleton. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held yesterday at 2 East Broad Street, the former Traders Bank Building. The college had been located at Broad and Cedar Streets since 2007. The new location will house a state of the art police and healthcare training...
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January 11, 2018 - 9:43 am
At yesterday's Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting an ordiance was introduced. A $5.00 fee would be imposed on each vehicle registered with PennDOT by Lackawanna County residents. It's estimated to raise some $900thousand which would go toward funding road and bridge work. If approved...
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January 10, 2018 - 2:31 pm
Governor Wolf Declares Heroin and Opioid Epidemic a Statewide Disaster Emergency January 10, 2018 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf took another step forward in bolstering the fight against heroin and opioid addiction by signing a statewide disaster declaration to enhance state response,...
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January 10, 2018 - 10:42 am
A Honesdale man has been arrested on 14 counts of invasion of privacy. State Police at Honesdale say 34 year old Gaspare Gambino is charged with photographing and videotaping what a news release from State Police describe as the intimate parts of 14 female students. It's alleged it happened in a...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:27 am
It happened again, the Turkey Hill at Route 93 and Airport Beltway was robbed yesterday morning. The same place in Sugarloaf Township was held up twice on Sunday and again on Monday. Police believe it's the same person each time. The suspect is described as from 5 5 to 5 8 inches tall with a stocky...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:24 am
A car into a house just before 10 last night in Plymouth left damage to the home but no injuries. The vehicle struck the front porch of the home on West Shawnee Ave. The family was home at the time and able to stay there after the incident. The unidentified driver was taken into custody.
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January 09, 2018 - 11:13 am
Dr. Daniel Siegel author of the book "The Yes Brian" talks with WILK's Sue Henry about raising more courageous, curious and resilient children.
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Hazleton Police
January 09, 2018 - 9:59 am
Hazleton Police took a fugitive wanted by the New York City Police Oranized Crime Unit on grand larceny charges into custody. Last night just after 8:30 Hazleton police spotted a vehicle they believed operated by Hector Gonzalez Talavera in front of a home on West Oak Street. He was taken into...
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