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  • Driver Hurt in Work Zone Crash in Susquehanna County

    HARFORD TOWNSHIP — One person was hurt in a work zone crash in Susquehanna County but it could have been much worse. A driver slammed into what workers call a “crash truck” on Interstate 81 north near the Harford exit Monday afternoon. Crews are working on a paving project there. The truck is set up in a way to protect the people working on the highway. No workers were hurt but the driver of the car had to be taken […]

  • Viewing, Funeral Set for Union County Man Who Died While Swimming in North Carolina

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — The community is getting ready to say goodbye to an assistant football coach and father from Union County. Thaddeus Davis died last week while swimming at the Outer Banks in North Carolina. The viewing for the Bucknell University alumnus will be held Saturday, July 29, from 10 a.m. to noon at Revival Tabernacle near Watsontown followed by the funeral at noon. He was a father of four, with a fifth on the way. An online fundraiser has […]

  • Central Scranton Expressway to Close ‘Less Often & Later’ for Bridge Work

    Scranton xpressway be closed in 10-15 minute increments for the next couple hours. You'll never have to wait longer than 15 minutes, tops. — 511PA Northeast (@511PANortheast) July 21, 2017 SCRANTON — UPDATE: According to PennDot officials via Twitter, the Central Scranton Expressway will be closed “in 10-15 minute increments for the next couple hours” beginning around 4 p.m. Friday evening. These guys are under the bridge right now, telling us they can access most of what they need without […]

  • Drowning of Three Year Old Ruled Accidental

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — The Luzerne County coroner has identified a three-year-old boy who drowned in a pool as Niko Bostick of Plains Township. The child was discovered in the pool on Wednesday. Officials have ruled his death accidental.

  • Drug Deal Turns Into Robbery in Lycoming County

    OLD LYCOMING TOWNSHIP — A drug deal turned into a robbery in Lycoming County. A man was supposed to drop off marijuana at Marcus Joseph-Le Miller’s home near Williamsport Wednesday night. Police say when he got there, Miller pulled a gun and swiped his drugs and cash. Joseph-Le Miller faces robbery charges in Lycoming County.

  • Plane Mishap at Airport in Wyoming County

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — There was an issue with an aircraft Wednesday in Wyoming County. Officials aren’t saying exactly what happened at Seamans Airport near Factoryville Wednesday night, but people with knowledge of the situation believe a small plane ran off the runway during a landing. No injuries were reported here in Wyoming County.

  • Free Fresh Produce at Children’s Market in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Families had a chance to pick up some fresh produce for free on Wednesday in Scranton. Families with kids in the Scranton School District’s three elementary schools in the city’s south side had a chance to pick up fruits and veggies at McNichols Educational Plaza. The Children’s Produce Market is held each month thanks to the Weinberg Foundation and Bank of America. School officials tell us the program benefits dozens of families in south Scranton.

  • Lemonade Stand Benefits St. Joseph’s Center

    DUNMORE — Go Joe 20 is less than a week away and plenty of businesses and volunteers are pitching in to help the cause. Traditional Home Health and Hospice held a lemonade stand along West Drinker Street in Dunmore with help from its teenaged volunteers. Some folks stopped by for a refreshing glass of lemonade on this hot day. Hot dogs, baked goods and more were for sale too along with a basket raffle. “I think it’s really rewarding for […]

  • Missing Man’s Body Found Along Delaware River

    BUSHKILL — A missing man’s body has been found along the Delaware River. Jose Loja, 35, from East Stroudsburg had been missing since the canoe he was in overturned Sunday. Officials say he was not wearing a life jacket. Rangers recovered his body around 4 p.m. Tuesday, just north of Smithfield Beach.

  • Game of ‘Fetch’ at PNC Field

    MOOSIC — The game really went to the dogs at PNC Field in Lackawanna County. Two golden retrievers were on hand as ball dogs for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders during Tuesday night’s doubleheader. They fetch the ball and get it back to the pitcher, but one pooch had other plans. The dogs were borrowed from a minor league team in New Jersey for the game in Moosic.

  • Trailer Hangs Over Highway Bridge After Big Rig Crashes

    DUNMORE — Drivers had to deal with slow traffic because of a rig wreck in one part of Lackawanna County Friday morning. A big rig was dangling off a bridge on the ramp from Interstate 84 to Interstate 81 in Dunmore. The truck rolled over just after 6 a.m. on Friday. A detour was put in place and the wreck was cleared by about 8:30 a.m. The driver was taken to a hospital and is expected to be OK. For […]

  • Deadly Crash Under Investigation in Luzerne County

    FOSTER TOWNSHIP — A deadly crash is under investigation in Luzerne County. State police say George Durange Jr., 43, from Freeland died after he was thrown from his truck along Highland Road near Freeland early Friday morning. Troopers say his truck hit a tree. Investigators are still looking into what caused that deadly crash in Luzerne County.