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    Jessica Alinsky Guilty of Third Degree Murder

    WILKES-BARRE — The jury found a woman guilty of killing her boyfriend in Luzerne County. Jessica Alinsky is guilty of third degree murder and tampering with evidence. The verdict came down just after 5 p.m. Friday. The jury began deliberating just before 3 p.m., after hearing several hours of closing arguments in the homicide trial of […]

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    Community Weather Announcements

    Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather expected to come our way. Check back for the latest updates.

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    Lunchtime Plans Foiled, As Chipotle Closes for Training

    DICKSON CITY — A popular Mexican restaurant’s move to improve food safety interrupted some lunch plans in our area Monday.  Chipotle restaurants across the country closed for a special employee training session. Chipotle in Dickson City joined every other Chipotle in the country by closing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday. An employee […]

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    Hallmark Card Shop Closing

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP — It’s the final days for a longtime Hallmark card shop in Wayne County. For more than 30 years, Martin’s Hallmark Shop near Honesdale has been matching people with greeting cards. Sure there were specialty gifts as well, but the biggest reasons people like Donna Hunter of Tafton kept coming back were the […]

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    Postal Closings Throughout Central Pennsylvania

    The winter storm shut down some post offices in parts of central Pennsylvania. Post offices in most zip codes 170 through 196 canceled collections and suspended deliveries to homes and businesses. Mail service is expected to resume Monday.

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    Carbondale Bank To Be Converted into Event Center

    CARBONDALE — A downtown Carbondale landmark is getting a major makeover. Carbondale Mayor Justin Taylor and his development firm have big plans for the old First National Bank in Carbondale, originally built in 1928. “We don’t want to see another vacant building in Carbondale and this is one I think we have a good plan […]

  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community Weather Announcements

    Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather expected to come our way. Check back for the latest updates.

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    Owner Of Wilkes-Barre Lounge Speaks Out After Shooting

    WILKES-BARRE — The owner of a lounge is speaking out after someone was shot outside the place in Wilkes-Barre. This was after the mayor said he is considering getting Passion Lounge shut down. Owner Eyhab Matari is speaking out after a man was shot. Just after 2 a.m. on Friday, police responded to Passion Lounge on […]

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    NAACP Looking to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Members of the NAACP in Wilkes-Barre say they are one step closer in their fight for what’s right. They want Wilkes-Barre city officials to close City Hall every year to mark Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. They say that’s the right way to commemorate him and the city’s new mayor says he’ll fight […]

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    Governor Wolf Visits Tech Company in Luzerne County

    DRUMS — Governor Wolf was in Luzerne County Friday for part of his Jobs That Pay tour across the commonwealth. The governor visited the Web.com call center in Drums Friday morning. Wolf commended the business for closing a call center in the Philippines and adding 74 new jobs at this location . “Productivity is really high […]

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    Walmart to Close 269 Stores, 154 in U.S.; 10,000 Employees Impacted

    NEW YORK — Walmart is closing 154 stores in the U.S., the company announced on Friday. As part of a “sharpened focus on portfolio management,” the 154 U.S. closures include 102 of its Walmart Express stores, which were opened during a test that started in 2011. The other closures include 23 Neighborhood Market stores, 12 Supercenters, four […]

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    Man Shot Outside Passion Lounge in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — According to police, somebody shot a man outside the Passion Lounge. Authorities told Newswatch 16 one man was shot at the Scott Street club around 2 a.m. on Friday. Police examined clothing left sitting on the pavement after they say a man from Ashley was shot while walking out of the Passion Lounge […]