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    Tens of Thousands of Books Available at Annual Book Sale

    WILKES-BARRE — Looking for a good book to read on your summer vacation? There are over 50,000 books to choose from at an annual book sale in Luzerne County. You know it’s time for the Friends of Osterhout Free Library Annual Book Sale when there’s a large tent right next to the library in Wilkes-Barre. At least 50,000 books are for sale for this upcoming week. It may seem like a lot, but the library is prepared. “They’ll be bringing […]

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    Hindu Celebration in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A march through the streets of Scranton began a weekend of celebration for a church in Scranton. Members of the Shree Swaminarayan Hindu Temple walked up Prescott Avenue in Scranton to their church on Thursday. Members are getting ready to welcome the highest leader of their church, who is coming to Scranton on Sunday. Church leaders here are glad to see such interest. “There’s too many people in the temple. That’s a good thing. It’s a sign for […]

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    8th Grader Nails Impressions of Presidential Candidates in Hilarious Graduation Speech

    A Chicago eighth grader brought down the house at his middle school graduation doing impressions of the 2016 presidential candidates. Jack Aiello graduated on June 7 from Thomas Middle School in the Chicago area. Aiello impersonated the presidential candidates and even President Obama in his graduation speech and now he is quickly becoming the latest internet sensation. “Politics has been something he’s been interested in for several years,” the boy’s father, John, told ABC News. “He’s always been good with […]

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    Family Fondly Remembers Driver after Death

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — Family members of a woman found dead after a wreck described Chrissy Singer as a free spirit, taken away too soon. Police report that Singer died while driving on Route 209 in Brodheadsville. Her car went down a densely wooded area Tuesday and stayed there undiscovered for almost a day. Family members say she was on her way home to Kunkelstown before the accident. When her family didn’t hear from her, they began a search. After a 24-hour […]

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    DelGrosso’s Ticket Special and Giveaway Contest

    Enter for a chance to win a family four pack of tickets to DelGrosso’s Amusement park, just fill out the form below! While you’re at it, head on over to the DelGrosso website to see all of their family friendly attractions! Click HERE to download your $8 off and $5 off DelGrosso admission coupons!  

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    Possible Parking Ban Could Take Slice out of Business

    SCRANTON — Mike Seitzinger has been going to Brunetti’s Pizza on Deacon Street in Scranton his entire life. “It’s an institution here. I mean this is something that can hamper a lifelong business of 59 years,” Seitzinger said. City officials want to ban parking in front of the business. The reason? Safety. For the past 20 years, Deacon Street was one way, but in 2013 it was turned back into a two-way street after officials said it was mistakenly marked. […]

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    Big Night for Scranton Playwright

    SCRANTON — Broadway fans in the Scranton area have something to celebrate. The Tony Awards turned into a huge night for a Lackawanna County native. While Stephen Karam accepted his Tony Awards for his play “The Humans,” students from his alma mater Scranton High School struggled to contain their excitement. The two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist took home four awards for his play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. “It’s kind of insane because I’ve […]

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    Sen. Casey Calls for Gun Ban for Anyone Convicted of Hate Crimes

    PITTSBURGH — U.S. Senator Bob Casey proposed legislation Monday to keep guns out of the hands of people convicted of hate crimes. The Scranton native announced the proposal in Pittsburgh. Casey’s Hate Crimes Prevention Act covers two types of people: those convicted of misdemeanor hate crimes and those convicted of other crimes whose sentences were enhanced by hate crime statutes. “Those in the LGBT community in Orlando are suffering disproportionately today. We want to express our sorrow,” Casey said. “Condolences […]

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    Go Joe 19 ‘Tails of a Nickel – River Tour’ Route Announced

    Title: Tails of a Nickel – River Tour! Dates: July 25 – 29 Starting Location: Jefferson’s Plantation Home (Monticello), Charlottesville, VA Joe will be pedaling nearly 100 miles per day from the starting point of Thomas Jefferson’s Plantation Home (Monticello) which is the scene on the back of a modern nickel.  After passing through the Washington, D.C. area, Joe will head to where the Susquehanna River empties into the Chesapeake Bay (Havre de Grace) and then follow the river all […]

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    National Donut Day Deals

    There’s a ‘hole’ lotta happy on the way. The first Friday in June, June 3 this year, is National Donut Day. Started by the Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938, the day honors the group’s “donut lassies,” who served treats and provided assistance to soldiers on the front lines during World War I. (And this isn’t to be confused with National Doughnut Day, which is in November and celebrates the actual food.) And with National Donut Day, comes donut deals! This […]

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    Solar Impulse Touches Down in Lehigh Valley

    ALLENTOWN — An experimental plane trying to fly around the world without a single drop of fuel landed in the Lehigh Valley Wednesday night. The Solar Impulse 2, piloted by Swiss explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard, touched down at the Lehigh Valley International Airport just before 9 p.m. BREAKING @bertrandpiccard just landed in #LehighValley at the gates of #NYC after a 0 fuel flight #futureisclean — SOLAR IMPULSE (@solarimpulse) May 26, 2016 The plane took off from Hawaii last […]

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    Waterspout Captured on Camera in Lackawanna County

    MOUNT COBB — This falls into the “you don’t see that everyday” category. Check out this waterspout caught on camera by WNEP viewer Joe McGraw on Moosic Lakes in Lackawanna County. Joe was in the right spot as the right time on Wednesday, May 18 when this waterspout formed. Stormtracker 16 Chief Meteorologist Tom Clark tells us that this is a mini waterspout, a tiny tornado on the lake. Waterspouts form when there exists a column of warm air rapidly […]


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