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    Work on Controversial School Construction Project Begins

    MONTOURSVILLE — After a few setbacks–including a lawsuit–a $36 million renovation and reconstruction project is officially underway at Montoursville Area High School. A construction crew began moving dirt behind Montoursville Area High School Monday. School officials are relieved to see the project in motion and neighbors we spoke with are ready for the controversy surrounding […]

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    Renovation Project Delays Start of School

    HONESDALE — Complications with a construction project at Honesdale High School mean students in the entire Wayne Highlands District will be starting class a week later than planned. Classes in the entire Wayne Highlands School District will now start the day after Labor Day. But sports teams won’t be waiting. They will start their seasons […]

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    Mass Grave Discovered by Construction Worker

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — There may be a delay in some construction on Route 61 near Schuylkill Haven, because while a worker was trying to dig up some dirt, he dug up some history instead. That history includes a mass grave containing old human bones. Joan Bachman and her husband own the land where the remains […]

  • Taxpayer Takes School District to Court

    WILLIAMSPORT — The controversy over building a $36 million high school in the Montoursville Area School District is headed to court. A taxpayer is suing the school district to try to stop the project and you are about to see how much support he had on Monday.. The Montoursville Area School Board is scheduled to […]

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    Postcards Wanted to Encourage a Social Studies Lesson

    UPDATE (March 25) — The students have received postcards from all 50 states. TAMAQUA — Mrs. Barron’s third grade class at Tamaqua Area Elementary is learning all about the land of the free. During social studies, the students are getting a glimpse into the different regions across the United States. “We learn about the landmarks […]

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    UPDATE: Water Main Fixed, Boil Advisory in Effect

    MAHANOY CITY — A water main break caused plenty of concern in a Schuylkill County community considering water was shut off to all of Mahanoy City affecting about 1,500 homes and businesses. School officials have placed Mahanoy Area School District on a two hour delay and the Child Development Mahanoy City Center is closed Thursday […]

  • Talkback 16: Potholes, Snow Removal, School Closings

    Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include Scranton DPW’s experiment to fill potholes, clearing the snow for a parade, and school delays and closings.


    Talkback 16: Luzerne County Housing Loopholes

    Friday’s Talkback 16 callers aren’t too happy about people taking advantage of loopholes in the Luzerne County Housing Authority system, nor do they think school delays are necessary.

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    Week After Week Of Delays, Dismissals, And Cancellations

    MOUNTAIN TOP — Snow Thursday morning meant more cancellations and delays for schools across northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Every day this week there have been disruptions in many districts. It has been a winter full of parents scrambling to adjust their schedules because the schools change theirs. It was yet another day that school-age kids […]

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    Fresh Snow Causing Speed Restrictions

    That's a car flipped over off 380 near Tobyhanna. #drivesafe #winterwx @wnep — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) March 5, 2015 MOUNT POCONO — In parts of our area, folks woke up to a dose of fresh snow. Route 940 in Mount Pocono was covered in white with wind whipping hard early Thursday morning. The dipping […]

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    UPDATE: Water Woes for Columbia County Schools

    UPDATE —┬áThe superintendent said water service was restored at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and all schools will be open Thursday. COLUMBIA COUNTY — The cold weather water woes continue in many parts of our area, and that includes the Southern Columbia School District. The district closed all the schools for the day when they found out […]

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    Water Woes Close Carbondale Schools

    CARBONDALE — Water problems at a school in Lackawanna County cancelled classes for a second day. All Carbondale Area schools closed Wednesday morning after a water line broke Tuesday night, flooding some of the high school. Carbondale Junior-Senior High School had a water main break Monday that cancelled classes at all Carbondale schools on Tuesday. […]