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PennDOT
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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Karel Zubris
August 10, 2017 - 8:44 am
Crews will be back on the Susquehanna River in Wilkes Barre this morning to resume the search for Richard Bevan. The 54 year old did not return to his home in Plains from fishing on the river Tuesday night. Yesterday divers used sonar and a PA State Police helicopter to search the area. His boat...
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August 10, 2017 - 7:12 am
Lorri Vandermark, LCTA manager of public relations and Justin Davis, operations manager talk with Rob Neyhard about the LCTA ( Luzerne County Transportation Authority ) offering free bus rides to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9am to 5pm.
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Scranton Police
August 09, 2017 - 10:44 am
Scranton Police are still wroking on trying to find out who broke into a business on North Keyser Ave early yesterday morning making off with at least 32thousand dollars and leaving over 40thousand dollars in damages. It happened at Ben Weitsman and Son a scrap metal processor despite cameras and...
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August 09, 2017 - 5:26 am
The Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton will be closed today through Friday from 7 AM to 7 PM. PP&L crews will be relocating high tension power lines to a new electrical tower that will be built on site. Emergency vehicles will be able to cross the bridge. All other vehicles will be detoured...
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August 09, 2017 - 5:22 am
Late yesterday afternoon Hazleton Mayor Jeff Cusat said in a news release "It is with great dismay" that he announced his decision to file for Act 47. That means the state Department of Community and Economic Development will now look at the city's finances. They will determine if the city is...
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August 08, 2017 - 8:56 am
The Wilkes Barre Area School Board met last night and school will go on as scheduled at Meyers High School again this school year. According to district officials a report from engineers looking at the structure shows it will be safe. That includes the tunnel area used to get to the adjoining...
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HASD
August 08, 2017 - 8:50 am
If you would like to be there when the final five candidates for the position of Hazleton Area School district superintendent meet the public, better get your request in soon. The first 25 people who register will be admitted. The 5 will meet the public and answer questions in the group conference...
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