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    LIVE: Installation of Bishop Ronald W. Gainer

    **This Live Stream Has Ended** Watch the Mass of Installation of Pottsville native Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, live at 2 p.m. on March 19. The Mass of Installation will be streamed live from St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg. Learn more about Bishop Gainer here.

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    Happy 25th Birthday World Wide Web

    (CNN) – In March 1989, British scientist Tim Berners-Lee published a paper proposing an “information management” system for his laboratory. His supervisor, Mike Sendall, scrawled some brief comments on the cover: “Vague, but exciting.” Sendall couldn’t have been more right. Berners-Lee’s proposal, conceived to improve information sharing between universities and researchers around the world, paved the way for the World Wide Web as we know it today. It was 1993 when David Wood got his first look at the World Wide […]

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    Earthquake Hits Near PA-OH Border

    BOARDMAN, Ohio – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake originated about eight miles west of New Castle, PA  and about eight miles southeast of Youngstown around 2:26 a.m. WJW/Fox8 reports that residents were quick to call 911, many suspecting an intruder caused the house to shake. “I don’t know if someone’s trying to break in or what.  I have three children in here,” one woman told a 911 dispatcher. Dispatchers tried to determine what happened by asking the callers if they heard other […]

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    VIDEO: If You’ve Never Cried While Watching A Car Commercial, You’re About To

    This Chevy ad simply titled “Maddie” is part of the company’s “A best friend for life’s journey” campaign and it’s tugging at the heartstrings of many online.

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    Baby Leads Dad In Adorable Workout

    Move over Richard Simmons and Jane Fonda, a 6-month old baby is the new breakout star of workout videos.

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    February Storm Slideshow

    Check out February storm photos and submit your own snowy pics.

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    It’s Time to Register for Kindergarten

    Although the start of the new school year seems a long way off, Kindergarten Registration begins in January and runs through May. The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties and our Success By 6 program/LEARN team know that beginning Kindergarten is an important milestone and a time that should be filled with happiness and excitement for the entire family. But, it can be very stressful if children and families are unfamiliar with the new setting. As part of the […]

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    January Storm Photos

    Have a great snow storm photo? Share it with us here.

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    Kids for Cash: Five Years Later

    It has been five years since the “Kids for Cash” scandal captured the attention of the nation. Take a look back at the events that started the scandal and its lasting effects on the victims, community and government in Luzerne County. “Kids for Cash: Five Years Later”, a Newswatch 16 interactive report.

  • Felix don't care if it's Winter! He's still in the GAME!

    Pet Slideshow: February 2014

    Check out these great pet pics!

  • Our Lab in the snow with his favorite tennis ball on Faraway Lane in New Albany.

    Pet Slideshow: January 2014

    Check out these great pet pics and submit your own!

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    School Closing Alerts

    Click HERE to view our Community Closings Calendar.


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