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June 29, 2017 - 6:56 am
Retiring Hanover Township police canine Ado will be ending his career with one last successful drug search. 49 year old Martin West of Hanover Township and 27 year old Ashley Thompson of Glen Lyon were arrested on numerous drug charges yesterday. Police found packets of suspected heroin, along with...
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June 29, 2017 - 6:48 am
The body found in a Bed and Breakfast in Honesdale has now been positively identified as that of 80 year old Patricia Richey. The cause and manner of her death are still under investigation by the Wayne County Coroner's office. Her body was found in a room on the third floor of Harvest Inn Bed and...
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June 29, 2017 - 6:42 am
Today is the day..The Farmers Market opens on Public Square in Wilkes Barre. Now every Thursday thru Nov 16 from 10am to 4pm you will find fresh fruits and vegetables, plenty of food vendors and great entertainment. Opening ceremonies are set for 10am today.
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June 28, 2017 - 11:08 am
The final budget in the Wilkes Barre area school district means a 3.5 percent property tax hike for 2017-2018. That is the maximum amount allowed by law without voter approval or an exemption from the state. Also at last nights meeting, Solomon/Plains and Kistler will have new pre-kindergarten...
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June 28, 2017 - 10:51 am
A 2010 lawsuit has been settled between Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. Luzerne County Council agreed to the 4 million dollar settlement at last nights meeting. It surrounded the sale of the triple A baseball franchise to SWB Yankees LLC. The sale netted 14.6million dollars of which Luzerne County...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:43 am
PA State Police troopers were called to the Harvest Inn Bed and Breakfast in Honesdale on Friday. The owners say they discovered the badly decomposed body of guest who lived at the inn. Investigators say the 80-year-old woman had been dead for weeks or months. The woman lived on the third floor...
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June 27, 2017 - 6:38 am
We now know 8 year old Andrea Morales died in a crash Sunday on the North Scranton Expressway. Her 6 year old sister, Gilianys and their 28 year old mom Linetta Villa are still under going treatment for their injuries. Scranton Police are still investigating the crash. The other driver involved was...
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June 27, 2017 - 5:25 am
Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with five days left to pass an on-time budget and no firm agreements on how to address state government's biggest cash shortfall since the recession. Few, if any, lawmakers expect this year's budget plan to make any headway toward clearing up...
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June 25, 2017 - 9:50 pm
On Friday, WILK afternoon talk host L.A. Tarone was laid to rest. He passed away earlier this week following a courageous battle with cancer. Listen to WILK's special hour long tribute featuring a retrospect from friends and co-workers and the best of LA himself below. "A Tribute to Tarone" will...
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