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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.

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    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 […]

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    Snow Could Disrupt Finals Week At Colleges

    SCRANTON — It’s bad timing for a possible snowstorm at many colleges and universities in our area. It’s finals week. Snow Tuesday and Wednesday could delay those exams and make Christmas break a little shorter. The schools tell us they have contingency plans for a snow day during finals, but we found students at Marywood […]

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    Tricky Thanksgiving Travel

    STROUDSBURG — The last thing you need as you are trying to get somewhere for Thanksgiving is bad weather. But after we broke a record high temperature Monday, snow is now forecast for Wednesday. The storm Wednesday will hug the coast, so the father east you live – Wayne, Pike, Monroe Counties – the more […]

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    Attorney General Kane Releases Report on Jerry Sandusky Investigation

    HARRISBURG — A report on the Jerry Sandusky investigation released by Attorney General Kathleen Kane says the investigation took too long and cited a lack of urgency. The report was released at a news conference Monday in Harrisburg. “The facts show an inexcusable lack of urgency in charging and stopping a serial sexual predator,” Kane […]

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    School Closure Debate

    STROUDSBURG — Tempers flared and insults flew at a school board meeting in the Poconos Wednesday night. Emotions among parents and board members in the Stroudsburg Area School District boiled over as the board discussed closing two elementary schools. The superintendent said Ramsey Elementary is set to close June 15th of this year and Clearview […]

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    Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour Opens After Delay

    SCRANTON — The hoist car at the Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour carried fifth graders from the Hanover Area School District at long last. They were one of the first to take the tour after its opening was delayed by three weeks. “Well, I wouldn’t want to be a coal miner, but I would want to […]

  • Dealing With Spring Snow

    The cleanup continues after our latest blast of wintry weather in spring. And all the snow and ice is being blamed for a number of crashes in our area. The calendar may say spring, but you wouldn’t know that by looking outside in many parts of our area. People are left digging out from up […]