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November 21, 2017 - 8:37 am
Luzerne County Transportation Authority will hold a Public Transit Rider’s Forum today at 2:00 PM. It will be held at Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke Campus, Building 10, Room # 115. This will also serve as a public meeting for the proposed fare adjustments. Transit riders are...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:11 am
PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING: Fire Chief Donald Leshko Hazleton Fire Department When Firefighters arrived moments after dispatch at the Tragic Carbon Monoxide Incident this weekend in the City of Hazleton, an initial meter reading taken at the residence front door...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:46 am
A man in Hazleton died Sunday and his family were treated for apparent carbon monoxide poisioning. According to investigatiors Carlos Castillo pulled his car into his garage on Alter Street and shut the door but did not turn the vehicle off. He went in the home and left that door open. His wife...
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Nanticoke Police
November 20, 2017 - 9:43 am
Nanticoke Police have two men in custody who they believe have been responsible for hold ups in that Luzerne County area. 31 year old Scott DeFrain of Nanticoke is facing charges in connection with a hold up at the Cocoa Hut Convenient Store on East Main Street Sunday morning. 40 year old Bobby...
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November 17, 2017 - 1:51 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in October to a new post-recession low, although the labor force, employment and payrolls all shrank during the month. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was 4.7 percent last...
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American Cancer Society
November 16, 2017 - 11:47 am
Today is the Great American Smokeout. The annual event is held on the third Thursday of November as a day to encourage smokers to quit..even for just one day. The PA Department of Health has many outreach efforts dedicated to curbing tobacco use in Pennsylvania, including a telephone quitline,...
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