Local News

April 13, 2018 - 8:18 am
Hazleton City Authority New trash and recycling containers will be available for Hazleton city authority garbage customers tomorrow. The containers will be distributed from 8am to 3pm at the HCA facility on the Arthur Gardner Parkway. A few reminders, residents must bring their HCA bills so serial...
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April 11, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Governor Wolf Backs Bipartisan Bills to Help ‘Grandfamilies’ Affected by Opioid Crisis Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today threw his support behind bipartisan state and federal proposals to help “grandfamilies” and aid grandparents who have assumed sole care-giving responsibilities for their...
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April 11, 2018 - 5:17 am
Police with guns in the area of the Hollenback Cemetary in Wilkes-Barre late yesterday morning drew a lot of attention and prompted plenty of phone calls to WILK. We know know U.S. Marshals were in that area to capture a man who was wanted for murder in New Jersey. Marshals say 27-year old Sharif...
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April 10, 2018 - 10:46 am
Author and psychologist Dr. Thomas Lickona Ph.D. joins WILK's Sue Henry to talk about "How To Raise Kind Kids".
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April 10, 2018 - 6:48 am
At a meeting of the Scranton School Board, last night a decision has been made on changing boundaries for some students. Now those students attending McNichols Plaza and John F. Kennedy Elementary schools will in the future, attend West Scranton High School. That change will go into effect in the...
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Hazleton Police
April 10, 2018 - 6:23 am
A vehicle stop in Hazleton yesterday ended with a wanted fugitive captured. Police stopped the vehicle on South Church St. Driving was 17 year old Felix Dini. He has been wanted in connection with a shooting incident that happened outside the YMCA last month. Dini was charged as an adult with...
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April 10, 2018 - 5:34 am
Beginning today at the Luzerne County Courthose tours of the recent renovations will be held. It's part of April being "National County Government Month". The first tour will be today at 4:30, April 13 at noon, and the 19th and 23rd at 6pm. All will meet in the rotunda. A ceremony is planned for...
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April 09, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Wolf Administration Holds Community Forum to Help Older Pennsylvanians Avoid Being Scammed Scranton, Pa. — Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne and Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell today traveled to the Scranton Jewish Community Center to lead a community discussion on steps the Wolf Administration has...
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April 09, 2018 - 10:57 am
WILK's Sue Henry talks to Carmen Ambrosino, program moderator, and community prevention/education advocate and mother, Carol Coolbaugh, who will share her story of loss. The program is presented by Knights of Columbus President John F. Kennedy 372, Council 948 Assembly and Jacquelines Auxiliary...
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April 09, 2018 - 9:40 am
Police in Carbondale are on the lookout for three people they say held up the 8th Ave Turkey Hill there just after midnight this morning. Two men and a woman got away with cash. There were no injuries. Also....Kingston Police are also looking for the man who held up the Turkey Hill on Rutter Ave...
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