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    Burglary at a Diner in Wyoming County

    MESHOPPEN — Police were called to a diner in Wyoming County for a burglary. Troopers said someone entered The Meshoppen Diner and stole $300 from a cash drawer and bank money bag. Anyone with information is asked to contact the State Police at Tunkhannock at 570-836-2141.

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    Two Benefits for Victims of Barracks Ambush

    While the search for Frein is in its sixth week, people all over our area continue to help out the victims of the ambush at the barracks in Pike County. In Old Forge, all the money made at the pasta dinner at Augustine’s Club 17 will benefit the families of Corporal Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass. There were gift baskets, a photo booth and lots of “PSP Strong” shirts at the pasta dinner fundraiser. Organizers of the dinner say […]

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    Crews Called to Early Morning Fire in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Crews were on scene at an early morning fire at a bar in Scranton. Firefighters rushed to the place on the corner of Beech Street and South Webster Avenue just before 4:30 a.m. on Monday. Officials say the fire started in the bar, Casanova Club, in Scranton. According to firefighters, the people in the two upstairs apartments got out okay. Those homes have some smoke damage. Scranton’s fire inspector will be investigating what sparked the flames in Lackawanna […]

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    Body Pulled from Burning Home in Wayne County

    DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP — A body pulled from a burning home in Wayne County is set to be examined on Monday. Firefighters rushed to a home on Atco Road near Beach Lake Sunday night around 8 p.m. Officials said crews found a man’s body inside after the flames were doused. The coroner identified the victim as Gary Tyler, 54, of Milanville. The coroner’s office said Tyler died from carbon monoxide poisoning from smoke inhalation.

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    Man Recovering after Stabbing in Union County

    LEWISBURG — A man is recovering after someone stabbed him in the head early Sunday morning in Union County. Police say Elliot Fisher of Lewisburg stabbed Corey Lauver outside of Brasserie Louis on Market Lane in Lewisburg. According to officials, Lauver has been released from the hospital and Fisher is locked up in Union County.

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    Two Flown to Hospital after Late Night Crash into Porch

    WHITE HAVEN — Two people were hurt Sunday morning after a crash in Luzerne County. Police in White Haven say a pickup truck ran off Towanda Street just before 3 a.m. According to officials, the truck hit the front porch of a home, and then the driver ran away. He was later caught. Officers say two others in the pickup were hurt and flown to a hospital. Authorities say no one was in the home when the pickup truck hit […]

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    Families Celebrated Annual Apple Festival in Luzerne County

    WAPWALLOPEN — Families came out for a festival celebrating fruit in Luzerne County. Heller Orchards in Wapwallopen held their annual Apple Festival on Saturday. There were all kinds of exhibits like butter churning and clog dancing. Kids could paint pumpkins, get their own faces painted, and go for a ride in a horse drawn wagon. Everything wrapped up at the annual festival around 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Luzerne County.

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    Pets, Owners Taking Over Kingston Armory for the Weekend

    WILKES-BARRE — There was a special event for pet owners and their furry friends in Luzerne County on Saturday. The Pet Expo took over the 109th Armory for the weekend. Half of the $3 admission fee was donated to the Luzerne County SPCA. Pets were welcome to stop by with their people to try some of the services offered, which included vaccines and microchipping. If you’re looking to add a pet to your family, there were some dogs there looking […]

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    Oktoberfest Fundraiser for Park Restoration in Lackawanna County

    DUNMORE — Folks came out to have good time and raise money for a park in Lackawanna County. Saturday’s Oktoberfest was held to raise money to restore the basketball court at Saint Anthony’s Memorial Park in Dunmore. The fundraiser was dedicated to the memory of Donald Rinaldi who spent years taking care of the park in his spare time. Organizers said the town has really come together for the park. “He donated his time here for over 40 years. This […]

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    State Representative Hosted Gun Safety Seminar in Scranton

    SCRANTON — State Representative Marty Flynn hosted a seminar on gun safety and the stand-your-ground law on Saturday at the Lackawanna College Police Academy in Scranton. The event taught people about the rights and responsibilities that go along with a permit to carry a concealed weapon. On Wednesday, Representative Flynn used his own weapon to defend himself and another representative when a teenager pulled a gun on them during an attempted robbery earlier this week in Harrisburg. Flynn said Saturday’s […]

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    Two Sent to Hospital after Crash in Lackawanna County

    ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP — State police said the driver of the car lost control on Interstate 380 near Moscow just after 3 p.m. on Saturday. Troopers said no other vehicles were involved in the wreck in Roaring Brook Township. According to troopers, two people in the car were taken to the hospital, one person may have had broken leg. Police believe the wet roads contributed to Saturday afternoon’s wreck in Lackawanna County.

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    Man Locked Up for Shooting in Schuylkill County

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for a shooting in Schuylkill County. Police said Marc Galan, 26 is accused of shooting Jeremiah Ney, 19, in West Mahanoy Township near Shenandoah late Thursday night. Officials said Ney was found shot in the back along Route 54 after he crawled out the woods. There is no word on Ney’s condition after he was rushed to the hospital for the gun shot wound. According to court […]

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