Recent Articles
  • Feed the People Program

    The Feed the People Program in Carbon County does just that, feed those in need. The state-funded program operates out of Summit Hill Heritage Center and has a mobile unit that operates year round.

  • One Dead in Bradford County Crash

    A man from Canton was killed early Wednesday morning when he lost control of his pick-up truck. State police said Timothy Ward, 45, as driving along Route 414 near Canton about 4:30 a.m. when he truck went off the road on a curve. The truck went into a ditch and rolled. Troopers said Ward was not wearing a seatbelt.

  • Deadly Crash in Clinton County

    A man was killed Tuesday evening after losing control of his truck. It happened about 6:30 p.m. along Route 120 in East Keating Township, near Westport. State police said Kenneth Conway, 42, of Bigler lost control of his truck and hit some rocks and trees. Conway died at the scene.

  • Sandusky Trial: Selected Jurors

    On the first day of jury selection in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse trial in Centre County¬† went quickly. By the end of the day, nine jurors had been selected to hear the trial. Those selected to served include a number of people with ties to Penn State. The following is a list of the jurors: Juror 1: A mother of two daughters who works at WalMart. She said she hasn’t paid much attention to the case. Juror 2:¬† […]

  • Sandusky’s Attorneys Still Hope for Delay

    It looks like Jerry Sandusky’s defense team is trying one last-ditch effort to get a delay in the sexual abuse trial that is scheduled to begin next week in Centre County. According to online court documents, Pennsylvania Superior Court denied Sandusky’s petition, so now attorneys have appealed to the state supreme court. That comes after a county judge repeatedly turned down the defense team’s requests to push back the trial. As is stands now, jury selection for Sandusky’s trial remains […]

  • Beach Open at Beltzville State Park

    A beach at a state park in Carbon County is open again for swimming. Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said bacteria levels at the lake at Beltzville State Park are again at acceptable levels. The beach was closed earlier this week when tests showed bacteria levels were too high.

  • Bank Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera

    A woman wanted for robbing a bank in Clinton County was caught on surveillance cameras, according to state police. Investigators released the photograph of the woman who they said robbed the First National Bank in Loganton Thursday afternoon. The woman was wearing sunglasses and a hat when she demanded money from the teller. Anyone who has information about the woman is asked to call state police at 570-726-6000.

  • Lehighton Bank Robbed

    Police in Carbon County believe a man who robbed a bank Thursday afternoon in Lehighton may be the same man responsible for a robbery in Lehigh County last week. Investigators said just before 3 p.m. a man wearing dark-rimmed glasses and a gray Nittany Lions cap robbed the PNC Bank on Blakeslee Boulevard Drive East. Police said the man may be the same person who robbed the KNBT Bank in Schnecksville on May 24. Anyone who recognizes the man is […]

  • Woman Wanted for Bank Robbery

    State police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Thursday afternoon in Clinton County. It happened about 2:30 p.m. at First National Bank on East Main Street in Loganton. Investigators believe a woman walked in, handed the teller a note and got away with money. “She started running and her hat flew off. So I pulled ahead in the pickup, got out and picked her hat up. When she saw me picking the hat up she turned around and proceeded […]

  • Men Face Child Pornography Charges

    Two men from Scranton are now charged with having and distributing child pornography. Police said they found pornographic images of children on the computers of Randy Felton and Daniel Mall. Scranton police said when they searched Mall’s home on Madison Avenue this week he closed himself in a coal stove in the basement of his apartment.    

  • Deadly Motorcycle Crash

    Police in Luzerne County said speed played a role in a deadly motorcycle crash. It happened just before 2 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Main Street in Jenkins Township near Wyoming. Police said officers clocked the motorcycle going more than 90 miles an hour on River Road. When officers tried to pull over the bike the driver, Keith Dzanis, 41, of Pittston Township, lost control and crash into a wall. Dzanis died at the scene.

  • Man Accused of Making Threats

    A man accused of threatening people with a loaded gun is off the streets. Police in Hanover Township arrested Robert Deleo of Wilkes-Barre early Thursday morning after they were called to the 300 block of Hanover Village. People in the neighborhood described the man with a gun who threatened to shoot a resident. Police later stopped a car driven by a man who matched the description and found a loaded gun in his car. Deleo is accused of making terroristic […]