• Troopers: Frein’s AK-47 Style Rifle Recovered, Manhunt Continues

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP – Investigators said they recovered an AK-47 style rifle and ammunition from a 250 square-mile search area, as the manhunt continues for an alleged cop killer. “Frein has prepared and planned extensively for months and maybe years. He planned his attack and his retreat,” said Lt. Col. George Bevins. “We are closing […]

  • After Active Night of Searching, No One in Custody

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — It was an active night in the Poconos Thursday as authorities appeared to be closing in on their suspect in the murder of state police Corporal Bryon Dickson. But after hours of blocking roads and turning people away from their homes suspect Eric Frein remains at large. It all began late in […]

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    Preparing for the Final Sendoff for Cpl. Dickson

    SCRANTON — A procession Thursday morning will take Corporal Bryon Dickson to downtown Scranton for a funeral mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral. It will be quite a scene as this state and beyond says farewell and thank you, but there’s a lot that goes into preparing for it, and making sure it is safe. Dunmore […]

  • Community Heartbroken “Love Center” Plans to Close Its Doors

    JERSEY SHORE — Families that depend on a soup kitchen and food pantry in Lycoming County will soon have to go someplace else. Heartbroken volunteers shared a hug inside the Love Center in Jersey Shore, which is closing at the end of the week. “Kind of this loss feeling, like what are we going to […]

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    Landmark Restaurant Closing after 50 Years of Business

    SHAMOKIN DAM — A landmark, family-owned restaurant is closing after more than 50 years in business in Snyder County. The family said Tedd’s Landing in Shamokin Dam will shut its doors November 1st because of growing competition and declining business. The owners will still run Skeeter’s Pit Barbeque on the hill above Tedd’s Landing in […]

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    Deal Means Juvenile Inmates Likely Won’t be Bussed to Jim Thorpe Area High

    JIM THORPE — Officials with the Jim Thorpe Area School District today confirm they’ve reached a deal that allows a school inside a local juvenile detention center to stay open. Without a deal, parents and teachers schools feared the kids with criminal records would be bussed from the lock-up to Jim Thorpe Area High School […]

  • Talkback 16: Animal Cruelty, Mall Stores Closing

    This edition of Talkback 16 starts with comments about animal cruelty and is capped with reaction to stores closing at a mall.

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    Two More Stores Leaving The Schuylkill Mall

    It’s more bad news for another mall in our area. Two stores inside the Schuylkill Mall say they will be closing their doors for good. It`s another blow for the Schuylkill Mall near Frackville as two more stores say they will be pulling out. Gamestop and the Cigar Box will no longer operate there leaving […]

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    Lifestar Response Closing Ambulance Station

    EAST STROUDSBURG — A company that provides ambulance service to Pocono Medical Center is closing its satellite station in East Stroudsburg. On its website, Lifestar Response says it runs emergency and medical services along with wheelchair transportation. Pocono Medical Center says it will work with other ambulance companies to make sure patients are taken care […]

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    Colonial Candlecrafters Closing

    BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — A longtime candle company near Lewisburg will close at the end of the month. The owner says it’s not because business is bad, but because after four decades, she is retiring. After 42 years in business, the flame is blowing out at Colonial Candlecrafters near Lewisburg. “I’m not going out of business. […]

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    Lawsuit Filed to Save School

    STROUDSBURG — Parents in Monroe County have gone to an extreme measure to save their school, suing the Stroudsburg Area School District. Both sides were in court Friday morning, only a few weeks before school is set to start. Kids walked hand-in-hand with their parents up to the Monroe County Courthouse to try to save […]

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    Restaurant Will Close if Owner Does Not Find Buyer

    MILL HALL — A family-run restaurant in Clinton County that’s been around for more than 20 years is set to close at the end of the month. The owner says she’s ready to retire and if somebody doesn’t buy the business, she’ll close for good. By lunch time, the Aungst Family Restaurant on Eagle Valley […]