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  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community-Related 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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    Scranton Elementary School Expected to Open after Burst Pipe

    SCRANTON — Officials with the Scranton School District expect Robert Morris Elementary to open on Tuesday. A pipe burst inside the school over the weekend, closing the building on Monday. Crews spent most of the day on Monday cleaning up the mess in Scranton.

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    Doctor’s Office Closing in Canton

    CANTON — Arnot Health Systems is a busy place in Canton, but not for long. It is one of just a few doctor’s offices in Canton, and according to patients, at the end of the month it will close. “I had been called and told that this was a pretty strong possibility. I was sick […]

  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community-Related 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.

  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community-Related 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.

  • Does It Really Work? Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

    Kurt Aaron tested out the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker to find out, “Does It Really Work?” The maker claims it will cook everything at once in five minutes or less.  It works by putting everything in layers, closing the lid, and cooking everything at the same time.  The layers are removable for easy cleaning […]

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    Snow Days Extending College Semester

    TANNERSVILLE — School snow days aren’t all fun and games, and now colleges are adjusting schedules because of all the snow days this season. Northampton Community College is talking about extending the semester. Northampton Community College officials in Monroe County had a plan in place before the winter hit on how they would make up […]

  • Talkback 16: Capital Punishment, Kmart Closing

    In this edition of Talkback 16, people share their thoughts on capital punishment in Pennsylvania, another big box store closing, and robins in the backyard.

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    Selenski Jury Hears Life or Death Arguments

    UPDATE: Jurors decided Hugo Selenski should spend life in prison. WILKES-BARRE — As a jury prepares to decide the penalty for Hugo Selenski, his family and friends took the stand to plead with the 12 people who hold his life in their hands, asking them not to sentence him to death. Jurors spent the morning […]

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    Kmart at Schuylkill Mall Plans to Close

    NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP — A major retailer announced Tuesday that it’s leaving a mall in Schuylkill County. Kmart employees at the store near Frackville were told the place will close before the end of the year. The announcement of Kmart’s closing comes just a few weeks after another anchor store closed at the Schuylkill Mall. […]

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    Furniture Shop to Close After 109 Years

    PORT CARBON — Abdo’s Furniture Outlet in Port Carbon survived the Great Depression, World War II and flooding. After 109 years, the family-owned business is saying good-bye. Richard Abdo grew up in Schuylkill County and in the furniture business. He’s the third-generation owner of the furniture outlet in Port Carbon. The family business has been […]

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    UPDATE: Day 2 of Jury Deliberations in Selenski Trial

    WILKES-BARRE — We are still waiting for a verdict in Hugo Selenski’s double murder trial in Luzerne County Court. The jury began their second day of deliberations after 10 a.m. Wednesday. The jury of 6 women and 6 men deliberated for about four hours Tuesday. Just before noon, the judge called the jurors back to […]