Local News

December 27, 2017 - 9:15 am
PPL is sending crews and equipment to Puerto Rico to help restore power knocked out by Hurricane Maria. Utility trucks will be placed on a barge sailing out of Norfolk Virginia later this week. 37 linemen in all have volunteered in the first wave of those who will spend a month working before the...
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Scranton police
December 26, 2017 - 2:15 pm
UPDATE: Members of the Scranton Police working in conjunction with the Dunmore Police Department and members of the FBI, took Scott KOBESKY into custody on Bank Robbery and other related charges this evening ...... PRESS RELEASE Scott KOBESKY is wanted for the recent robbery of the Fidelity Bank...
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December 26, 2017 - 7:35 am
Luzerne County Council meets tonight. On the agenda a vote considering whether 1.5 million dollars should be transferred into the capital projects fund. The money is part of surplus funds left over from some one time revenue windfalls. Even if the 1.5 million is moved over it still leaves 2.1...
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December 26, 2017 - 7:27 am
We had a white Christmas and although there's no more snow in the forecast temps are getting cold. Single digits are expected overnight all this week and daytime highs will struggle to get out of the teens. It's a good time to remind everyone about preventing frozen pipes. Some advice...if you're...
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December 22, 2017 - 1:17 pm
Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Down to 4.6 Percent in November Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for November 2017. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point in November to 4.6...
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December 20, 2017 - 5:53 am
After serving a search warrant, agents from the state Attorney Generals office and the Department of Environmental Protection wearing protective suits spent most of yesterday at the Huber breaker property in Ashley. The action comes after the owner of the property out of Philadelphia was found in...
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December 19, 2017 - 11:38 am
Governor Wolf’s Administration announced today that Pennsylvania Medical Solutions , a subsidiary of Vireo Health, has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to begin medical marijuana production. Over the last few months, Pennsylvania Medical Solutions underwent multiple...
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December 19, 2017 - 5:23 am
At the council meeting last night in Plymouth, a reversal brought about by public concerns. Council now says they will not close the Goodwill Hose Company Number 2 and no paid fire truck drivers will be laid off or have hours reduced. The plan also still calls for hiring more police officers to...
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