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    Sand Transfer Station Moves Forward

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — A controversial silica transfer station for the natural gas industry is one step closer to moving in near Tunkhannock. Now, some people who live near the proposed site are threatening to leave town. The settlement was a big blow for at least one business in town and for plenty of people who live nearby and opposed this project. Outside the Wyoming County Courthouse on Friday, there were many people upset with the settlement. “I’m moving. I’m not […]

  • Halloween Sales Up

    SCRANTON — Shoppers are expected to spend more than ever on Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. Shoppers are expected to spend around $77 dollars each this year on candy, costumes, and decorations. Drive around places like Scranton and you’re sure to find Halloween decorations scattered all over. “I love Halloween.” “It’s nice, it’s cool, I wouldn’t trade Halloween for nothing.” While the National Retail Federation reports shopping hasn’t increased on all the other holidays like Christmas […]

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    Senior Suspended With Stun Gun At School

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — A senior at Hanover Area High School is suspended and could be expelled for bringing a stun gun to school late last week. Right now, the 17 year old is on a 10-day suspension while school authorities decide what will happen to her. According to the superintendent in the Hanover Area School District, the girl claims she accidentally brought the stun gun to school, where it fell out of her purse. “Her contention was that whenever outside […]

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    POL Outdoor Club’s Kioti Krazy Sweepstakes

    WNEP’s Pennsylvania Outdoor Life and Hoover Tractor of Mifflinburg have teamed up to give away a Kioti Mechron 2200 UTV.

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    WATCH: Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Launch

    (CNN) — An unmanned NASA rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET from the Wallops Flight Facility along the Atlantic Ocean. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. “There was failure on launch,” NASA spokesman Jay Bolden said. […]

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    Electrocution Victim Identified

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Authorities identified the worker electrocuted on Monday in Carbon County. Police say it was Pete Balliet, 42, of Briar Creek Township who was electrocuted on a high tension power line. It all happened just north of Route 209 near Lehighton. PPL says Balliet was working on power lines as a contractor. Investigators were on scene Tuesday trying to figure out exactly how it all happened. We’ve learned that Balliet was on a bucket truck when he […]

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    Find Your Polling Place

    Find your polling place and get important voting information by entering your address below.

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    Baby Wipes Recalled Due to Possible Bacteria

    Parents, check your baby wipes. A Pennsylvania company has started a nationwide recall of 10 different brands of its baby wipes after finding bacteria in some lots of the products and numerous customer complaints, according to a news release. The brands include Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and Well Beginnings. The wipes were distributed by Nutek prior to October 21, 2014 to Walgreens, Sam’s Club, Family Dollar, Fred’s and Diapers.com. Complaints of […]

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    Fall Sunset Photos Slideshow


    Halloween House Slideshow 2014

    Do you have the spookiest house in your neighborhood?  Share a scare by submitting your Halloween house photos below. Don’t let the photo frights stop here. Check out last year’s Halloween House Slideshow.

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    Fall Foliage Slideshow

    Check out some beautiful fall foliage photos submitted by viewers, and share your own!

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    Pet Slideshow: October 2014


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