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    Fire Damages Home in Lackawanna County

    CARBONDALE — Flames did some damage to a home in Lackawanna County. Crews said the home on Wyoming Street in Carbondale went up Thursday night. According to officials, most of the damage was done to the back of the home and to the roof. No one was home at the time of the fire. Crews have not said what caused the fire in Lackawanna County.

  • Man Locked Up on Child Sex Abuse Charges

    CRAWFORD TOWNSHIP — Child sex charges have been filed against a man from Clinton County. Police said Lynn Schively of Jersey Shore was arraigned on  Wednesday for various sexual assault charges for incidents that happened near Loganton over a five year span with a juvenile. The 63-year-old also faces charges for incidents with another juvenile that occurred in the same location last month.

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    Fire in Schuylkill County Appears Suspicious

    ASHLAND — Firefighters were called to a structure fire in Ashland. It broke out around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday in the place on Spruce Street. Crews said the single family house has been vacant for years with no power inside. The cause of the fire in Schuylkill County is under investigation but officials said it appears suspicious. The fire marshal is expected to investigate the cause on Wednesday.

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    Man Assaults Girlfriend Over Halloween Costume

    NANTICOKE — A man from Luzerne County is charged with assaulting his girlfriend because he didn’t like her Halloween costume. According to The Citizens’ Voice, police said John Chapman, 48, attacked his girlfriend late Friday night at their apartment in Nanticoke. Investigators said he tied her up and later choked her because he was angry over her French maid costume. Chapman left the victim tied up for hours and later returned and continued to assault her. He is locked up […]

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    Former Teacher Sentenced for Corruption of Minors

    BLOOMSBURG — A former English teacher in Columbia County was sentenced on Monday for having inappropriate behavior with a student. Officials said Gary Beveridge was sentenced to spend 15 days to 12 months in jail, and fined $1,000. According to authorities, Beveridge admitted to molesting a 17-year-old student in his class at Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School.

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    Deadly Crash on Route 890

    ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP — A road in Northumberland County is now open after a deadly crash. According to PennDOT, Route 890 in Rockefeller Township was closed in both directions Monday morning by the wreck. State police have confirmed that one person is dead. The coroner identified the victim as Sara Moore, 17, of the Shamokin area.

  • HAZ STABBING ALLEY 11-3

    UPDATE: One Locked Up after Stabbing in Luzerne County

    HAZLETON — A stabbing in Luzerne County left one person in the hospital and another in custody. According to officers, Jeury Jimenez-Caraballo was arrested and charged with robbery and assault. Police said the 24 year old stabbed and robbed a man just after 5:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Alter and West Second Streets. Jimenez-Caraballo fled the scene and was later taken into custody at an abandoned residence, according to investigators. Police have not released the victim’s name but […]

  • schuyl dauphin fatal 11-3

    Schuylkill County Man Died in Crash near Harrisburg

    SWATARA TOWNSHIP — A man from Schuylkill County died in a crash in Dauphin County. Authorities said Justin Kireta from Tower City was killed on Saturday when his car slammed into a truck on Interstate 83 near Harrisburg. Investigators said the 26-year-old died at the scene.

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    Flames Ripped Through Home in Schuylkill County

    RYAN TOWNSHIP — A fire destroyed a home in Schuylkill County. Flames ripped through a large home on Long Lane near Barnesville on Sunday. Authorities have not said what sparked the fire in Ryan Township.

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    Applying for LIHEAP before Winter

    LIHEAP is a federal program that’s administered by the Department of Public Welfare in Pennsylvania. It helps low income families pay their winter home heating bills. There are specific requirements and funding is based on income and family size. LIHEAP can also help in case of an emergency, like a broken home heating system. There are three ways to apply: 1. Go to your local county assistance office and fill out the application there. 2. Get an application online and […]

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    Man Cuffed after Crash in Lackawanna County

    TAYLOR — A man was handcuffed after an early morning crash in Lackawanna County. Scranton police said they were checking out a report of someone speeding along Keyser Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Sunday. When the SUV got into Taylor, officials said the driver tried to pass a truck and the driver lost control. According to officers, the SUV hit a sign post near the turnpike entrance and flipped. The driver ran into the woods and was caught a short time […]

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    University Hosts Annual “Trick-or-Treat for Change”

    LEWISBURG — Bucknell University students aren’t asking for candy this Halloween but spare change instead. The school’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity is holding its 13th annual “Trick-or-Treat for Change” in Lewisburg. Club members have attached envelopes to doors of homes and are hoping residents will make a monetary donation that will be used on a new Habitat for Humanity home. “When I got here and was actually building a house and actually meeting the family and seeing how much […]

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