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    Man Sentenced for Using Twitter to Trade Child Porn

    PITTSTON — A man was sentenced Wednesday for using several Twitter accounts to receive and send child pornography. Steven Wolfe of Pittston will spend 8 years in prison. He was arrested in February after Homeland Security agents tipped off investigators in Luzerne County.

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    Covered Bridge Reopens in Sullivan County

    FORKSVILLE — A covered bridge in Sullivan County has reopened. The span on Bridge Street in Forksville was shut down last month after PennDOT classified it as structurally deficient. Parts of the 165-year-old bridge have been either repaired or replaced here in Sullivan County.

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    Work Resumes on New Rockwell Avenue Bridge

    SCRANTON — Work has resumed on the new Rockwell Avenue Bridge in Scranton. It was put on hold in March after a petroleum-based substance was found at the construction site. Crews had to remove all of the contaminated soil before work could resume. PennDOT expects the bridge in Scranton to be finished by early next summer.

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    Scranton Officer Reads to Students about K-9

    SCRANTON — From the street to the classroom, a Scranton police officer spent some time Wednesday with first graders at George Bancroft Elementary on Albright Avenue. K-9 Officer Robert Stelmak read a story about a police K-9 to students. It’s part of the “Cops and Kids” program which has Scranton police officers read to elementary children each month in city schools.

  • ber meth 11-18-15

    Three Accused of Making, Distributing Meth in Berwick

    BERWICK — Three people are accused of making and distributing meth from a home in Columbia County. Michael Sockriter, Kathleen Bower and Joseph Kinney Jr. were arrested Tuesday in Berwick. Police say meth making materials were found inside that home along 5th Avenue.

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    School Collecting Undergarments for Schuylkill Women in Crisis

    POTTSVILLE — The McCann School of Business and Technology in Pottsville is collecting bras and panties this holiday season. The donations will go to Schuylkill Women in Crisis. The organizer of the bra and panty drive says more women tend to go to shelters around the holidays, so undergarments are needed. You can drop off new items at McCann in Pottsville. In return, you’ll get a discount for spa services at the school.

  • thon 11-17-15

    Penn State Ticket Sales Will Help THON

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State announced it is donating half of all proceeds from tickets to this weekend’s football game against Michigan to THON. There are still around 3,000 remaining for the game at Beaver Stadium. Penn State’s THON raises millions in the fight against childhood cancer every year. The donation from ticket sales this week is meant to help make up for some fundraising events canceled this fall due to safety concerns. The so called “canning weekends” were called […]

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    Talkback 16: Fighting ISIS and Syrian Refugees

    Fighting ISIS and opposing Syrian refugees in Pennsylvania are the topics of this Talkback 16.

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    Talkback 16: Return of Sandusky’s Pension and Attacks in Paris

    In this edition of Talkback 16, callers are angry over last week’s ruling to return Jerry Sandusky’s pension and give ideas on how to stop ISIS following the attack in Paris.

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    Tunkhannock’s First Responders Face Off in Flag Football

    TUNKHANNOCK — It wasn’t just your average game of flag football played Sunday afternoon in Wyoming County. First responders faced off at Tunkhannock Memorial Stadium in the third annual Police versus Firefighters football game. Friends and family make a donation to watch the game which benefits the Tunkhannock Police Athletic League. The series was tied up one to one, but the police got the win. The final score was 24 to 22.

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    Fourth Annual Empty Bowls Event in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES BARRE — For $15 you could get a handmade bowl and a helping of soup while helping those in need at Sunday’s Empty Bowls. Newswatch 16 found some folks turned out to Wilkes University to support the cause. It’s the fourth year for the event that benefits local food banks during national ‘Hunger for Justice Week’ which kicks off Monday. Event organizer Jean Adams said, “Hunger is everywhere, and we have a pretty big problem here in the Wilkes-Barre […]

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    Annual Turkey Trot Benefits Those in Need

    SCRANTON — There was some perfect weather for a trot Sunday morning through downtown Scranton and it was all to benefit the organization ‘Friends of the Poor.’ The Commonwealth Medical College’s sixth annual Turkey Trot kicked off along Pine Street. All the money from the registration fees and food and clothing collections benefits the Friends of the Poor’s annual free Thanksgiving Community Dinner. Clarks Summit native Mary Kay Lenahan said, “What TCMC provides to the community with this is they […]


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