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March 19, 2018 - 4:22 pm
A panel of federal judges is throwing out a legal challenge by Republican congressmen to a district map developed last month by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The judges said this afternoon they have no authority to act in the matter except to throw out the case. The decision comes with a day left...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:54 am
Fire investigators say a blaze Sunday evening in Honesdale was traced to an electrical malfunction in a refrigerator. Crews were called out around 6 to the 12 hundred block of Main Street to a building that once housed Day's Bakery in that part of Wayne County. A woman living upstairs got out ok...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:51 am
Police in one part of Luzerne County are looking for the bandits they say made off with an estimated $50,000 in diamonds. It happened early Sunday morning at Cades Coins and Jewelry on Wyoming Ave in Exeter. The owner found the front door and display cases smashed and says he's offering a $5,000...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:46 am
Wilkes Barre Police Update...Regarding the news a dog being attacked in Miner Park...Please be advised that the owner and his dogs have been identified and located. The matter has been turned over to the Pa. State Dog Warden for prosecution.
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March 16, 2018 - 9:51 am
Lackawanna County Officials have revealed unveiled plans today for the first ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair in 2019. Organizers say The a five-day, post-Memorial Day event will celebrate aour area'cultural and ethnic history. The fair is scheduled to run from May 29 to June 2 of next year at...
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Karel Zubris
March 16, 2018 - 8:37 am
A wreath laying ceremony and a mass were held last night..to remember two firefighters killed 25 years ago while fighting a fire in Pittston. It was March 15 1993 during the height of the big snowstorm in the area, John Lombardo a Pittston volunteer firefighter and Leonard Insalaco a West Pittston...
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Sue Henry
March 15, 2018 - 10:27 am
3pm update: The lockdown is over at Wyoming Area Secondary Center and JFK Elementary. The district announced that a suspect has been identified. The police were called and the school put into lockdown after a written threat was found in a boy's restroom after 8 this morning. No weapon was found...
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March 14, 2018 - 7:29 am
After a meeting between Scranton's Mayor and some city council members with Lackawanna County Commissioners yesterday the idea of a reassessment in the county is still up for discussion but not much changed. City officials retained the option of legal action to force the county to reassess. The...
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March 12, 2018 - 6:52 am
Police in Jessup are looking for those who vandalized a sign outside Jessup Hose Co Number 2. According to the company's Facebook page, some wrote the word "resist" over the name of those who donated the sign Kiewit and Invenergy. Invenergy is currently building a natural gas fired power plant in...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:59 am
Time to set your clocks and watches one hour ahead. The shift from standard to daylight saving time officially comes at 2 a.m. Sunday across much of the country. Daylight will last longer into the evening but take an hour longer to emerge in the morning. It's a good time to consider installing...
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