Local News

January 04, 2018 - 5:15 am
Heading out? Leave some extra travel time. Showery snow is already causing slippery travel conditions. It's expected to continue into late this morning leaving 2 to 3 inches. Then the winds pick up and very cold temperatures move in. There is a Wind Chill and Weather Advisory in effect from the...
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January 03, 2018 - 9:12 am
A new leader was selected for Luzerne County Council. Tim McGinley received the nod during the reorganizational meeting Tuesday night. He had served as chair from August 2012 to January 2014. Also new council members, Chris Perry, Sheila Saidman and Matthew Vough were sworn in with re elected...
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January 03, 2018 - 8:51 am
For the first time in nearly 50 years, there is a Democratic District Attorney in Lackawanna County. Mark Powell officially took the oath of office yesterday in Scranton. Powell beat republican Gene Talerico in the fall election and will serve a four-year term.
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WILK's Special Edition
January 03, 2018 - 5:50 am
October 21 and 22: A tour of Wilkes-Barre’s historic Hollenback Cemetery focusing on Revolutionary War veterans; an interview with Luzerne County Manager David Pedri about the budget and a discussion with Alzheimer’s advocate Kim Campbell, wife of singer Glen Campbell, about her work and appearance...
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January 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
Hazleton city council met to swear in the three new council elect members at Hazleton City Hall this morning. A brief meeting after to discuss a meeting schedule for the new year is expected. Bob Gavio was named as Council President, new member Allison Barletta as Vice President. She is joined by...
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January 02, 2018 - 6:40 am
Scary moments yesterday for a teen in a parking lot at the Wyoming Valley Mall. Investigators say the 15 year old boy was waiting in the vehicle when he told police a man dragged him from the car and drove off. The white Audi was last seen driving north on Interstate 81 and may have struck a...
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January 02, 2018 - 6:28 am
Today is the day many municipalities will be holding reorganizational meetings as they begin the new year. They include Luzerne County council. Their members will be sworn in at 5:30 this afternoon followed by a reorganizational meeting. Hazleton city council will also meet today swearing in the...
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