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    UPDATE: Water Woes for Columbia County Schools

    UPDATE — The 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. […]

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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 […]

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    UPDATE: Burst Pipe Closes East Stroudsburg South High School

    UPDATE: Repairs have been completed at East Stroudsburg South. The high school will be open on Tuesday. EAST STROUDSBURG — A pipe failure sent water gushing into a school’s basement and left workers with a lot to clean up. A broken pipe at East Stroudsburg South High School cancelled classes for the day. Workers in […]

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    A Sub-Zero Morning

    Just being outside for a few minutes is painful in this kind of weather. A cold morning was even colder for some workers fixing a broken water main along Arnold Avenue in Scranton’s east mountain section. The workers were too busy to talk. Their boss showed his admiration. “It’s days like this you’d like to […]

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    Waking up to Snow

    DUNMORE — A lot of people in the area are waking up to a coating of white stuff Friday morning. The snow fell in most areas overnight. The O’Neill Highway in Dunmore was covered in slush around 1:00 a.m. PennDOT crews have been busy plowing and treating the roads. Many schools that were delayed are […]

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    Goodbye To A Century-Old Church

    WILKES-BARRE — After some delays, a former church in Wilkes-Barre is finally being torn down. Demolition of the Holy Trinity Lithuanian Church on East South Street was originally scheduled to begin Monday. The snowy weather on Monday and then wind conditions on Tuesday delayed the start of demolition of this church that closed in 2010. […]

  • Talkback 16: Dog Shot, School Delays

    In this edition of Talkback 16, the calls focus on the shooting of a pet dog and school delays.

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    Icy Roads, Sidewalks in Lackawanna County

    CARBONDALE — Frigid temperatures are making an icy mess across our area. Video showed that the sides of the road were covered in icy slush and sidewalks looked slick in some spots. The icy conditions caused lots of schools in our area to delay the start of classes Tuesday.


    Pocono Schools Closed By Icy Weather

    STROUDSBURG — It was the question of the morning: how are the roads? The Stroudsburg area got hit with it all early Monday, a short burst of snow, followed by sleet, rain, and freezing rain. The roads in downtown Stroudsburg received generally decent reviews. Traffic moved and public transportation was up and running. Pocono schools […]

  • Talkback 16: Theft Sentencing, School Delays and Cold

    The sentence for an admitted thief, school delays, and the cold weather are some of the topics in this edition of Talkback 16.

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    The 2014 Tax Breaks You’ll Be Able To Take

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Well, finally. Congress on Tuesday night extended dozens of expired “temporary” tax breaks for 2014. It took the Senate, by a 76 to 16 vote, until the week after Congress was supposed to adjourn to pass the bill, which the House had already approved. The bill will now be sent to […]