Local News

November 02, 2017 - 7:00 am
Four public hearings are set for today in Lackawanna County for the proposed 2018 budget. The first is at 10am in the 6th floor conference room of the county Administration Building, 12:30 at the Moscow Borough Building, 3pm Olyphant Borough Building and 6pm at the Scott Township Municipal Building...
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November 02, 2017 - 4:58 am
Pennsylvanians are closer to being able to get marijuana to help treat their medical conditions as the state is launching its patient and caregiver registry. The Health Department announced Wednesday that a pilot program was successful and the agency is accepting applications to participate in the...
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November 01, 2017 - 7:21 am
Today begins the application period for LIHEAP. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program helps families who meet income requirements to pay heating bills and winterize their homes. Funds are available on a first come first serve basis. You can find out more by visiting the website at dhs.pa...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:47 am
Standard Farms was given the go ahead by the PA Dept of Health yesterday to start growing and processing medical marijuana. The White Haven company was given approval after state inspectors visited the facility several times. Renovations have been on going at the site and they expect to begin...
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November 01, 2017 - 6:28 am
The question of reassessment in Lackawanna county will still be on the ballot election day on Tuesday, but the results will be considered "null and void". A panel of Lackawanna County judges voted 2 to 1 to not count the results. Two local businessmen filed an injunction saying the wording of the...
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October 31, 2017 - 4:53 am
PA State Police and the Luzerne County DA have announced a third count of criminal homicide to be lodged against Preston Bonnett. It was Monday they announced two counts of criminal homicide and arson charges against the 26 year old Wilkes Barre man in connection with a triple fatal fire in Laflin...
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October 30, 2017 - 1:23 pm
Texas Man Charged With Armed Bank Robbery SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Justin Wade Lynch, age 44, of Texas, was indicted on October 24, 2017, by a federal grand jury for armed bank robbery. The case was unsealed on...
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