Local News

August 16, 2017 - 7:29 am
Talen Energy will conduct the annual test of all sirens in the 10 mile radius that are part of the Susquehanna nuclear plant emergency notification system on Thursday August 17. The sirens will sound once for three minutes with a steady tone starting at 11am. For more information visit www...
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nepa philharmonic.org
August 15, 2017 - 11:51 am
NEPA Philharmonic Executive Director Nancy Sanderson with WILK's Sue Henry
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August 15, 2017 - 5:39 am
A public transit riders forum is set for this afternoon at Misericordia University in Dallas. Luzerne County Transportation Authority hold the forums on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 2pm. All transit riders of the LCTA are encouraged to attend and voice opinions about public transit in Luzerne...
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Ellen O'Brien-Sherry
August 14, 2017 - 7:43 am
People around Pennsylvania gathered for rallies, marches and vigils to condemn racism following the deadly violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Locally a rally was held last night on Public Square in Wilkes Barre. A similiar rally was also held on Lackawanna County...
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August 11, 2017 - 11:18 am
Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the break-up of a drug ring that sold $1 million in heroin and crack cocaine in Wilkes Barre and Luzerne County over the last year. Fourteen people were charged with drug dealing in a law enforcement investigation called “Operation Outfoxed.” Brian “Fox...
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PA State Police
August 11, 2017 - 10:27 am
PA State Police at Gibson are asking for the public's help in solving a Susquehanna County cold case homicide that occured in November 2016. State Police found a 64 year old man identified as Calvin Fitcher a victim of three gunshot wounds to the head in a upstairs bedroom in his home on Cal's Way...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:59 am
Just a reminder, the grace period is almost over. Beginning Saturday (8/12) , changes in the PA Car Seat Law will mean fines if they are not in place. It was one year ago the regulations, including requiring all children under the age of two or until they reach the height and weight limits of the...
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August 11, 2017 - 5:21 am
Download the Free App NEPAirshow in the App Store The Pennsylvania Turnpike advises motorists that due to the annual Northeastern Air Show in the Scranton area, the Northeastern Extension (I-476) will be closed to traffic between the Wyoming Valley Interchange, Exit 115, and the Clarks Summit...
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Karel Zubris
August 10, 2017 - 11:12 am
Funeral services are underway for Ashley Fire Chief Joe McGlynn. He died last Sunday at the age of 63. McGlynn was the Fire Chief in the borough for 23 years as well as serving as a Councilman, Policeman and member of Ambulance Association. On the WILK FB page Karel Zubris has posted video of the...
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