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    Robbery, Firearms Charges Filed Against Tobyhanna Man

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — An armed robbery in Monroe County has a man facing felony charges. Authorities say Johnathan Correa, 22, of Tobyhanna, used a gun to rob a group of people in a parking lot at A Pocono Country Place near Tobyhanna in July. He got away with cash and car keys. Police say they caught up with him about two weeks ago in New Jersey. Correa is now back in Monroe County and faces a list of charges including […]

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    Pocono Home Gutted By Flames

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP -– Fire ruined a home in Monroe County Sunday afternoon. Authorities said it started around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in the home on Grouse Point in the Pocono Farms development in Coolbaugh Township. There is no word on the cause of the fire. The Red Cross is helping four adults and one infant who lived there.

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    SUV, Cycle Involved In Wreck

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — The Labor Day holiday weekend has ended with another serious crash, this one in Luzerne County. Police in Kingston Township say two people went to the hospital after an SUV and motorcycle collided on Route 309. A motorcycle was cut in half on Route 309 near Dallas after police say it was involved in a crash with an SUV. It happened at the entrance of Sheetz, around 4:30 Monday afternoon. Grace Myers of Bucks County was sitting […]

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    Helping Travelers, Raising Funds

    Travelers got a little boost on their drives on Labor Day from several groups. In Lackawanna County, players and members of the parents’ football club of the Lakeland High School football team handed out food and snacks at a rest stop along Interstate 81 north, just west of Carbondale. Money raised goes to the team. We also found a similar setup just a bit north on I-81 in Susquehanna County. Cub Scout Pack 98 from Harford handed out hot dogs, […]

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    Ceremony To Honor Vietnam Vets

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — A ceremony was held at the Laurel Mall in the Hazleton area to honor Vietnam veterans. The “Revvin’ for Heaven” event commemorated the 16th anniversary of the appearance of The Moving Wall — a replica of the Vietnam wall memorial — at the mall in Luzerne County. It marked the time the wall was blown over due to heavy winds and it had to be rebuilt. Once again this year, dozens of motorcycles revved their engines all […]

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    Banners Marking Geisinger Centennial

    DANVILLE — Banners are going up marking the 100th anniversary celebration of Geisinger Medical Center in Montour County. The signs have been put up on hospital property in the Danville area as well as downtown Danville. There are 300 banners commemorating the centennial. The George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital opened September 12, 1915 in Danville.

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    Deadly Crash in Susquehanna County

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP — A man from Lancaster was killed in a wreck Monday morning in Susquehanna County. According to investigators, Eladio Lopez-Vega, 74, of Lancaster died when his car went off the road around 4:30 a.m. Monday and hit a guiderail on Route 167 near Montrose. Investigators said the victim died at the scene of the crash.

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    Troopers Looking For Fake Cop In Bradford County

    CANTON TOWNSHIP — State police in Bradford County say a fake cop tried to pull someone over. Troopers say a man in white car tried to stop a woman driving at East Canton Crossroads near Route 414 Wednesday. Anyone with information is asked to contact state police in Bradford County.

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    Court Appearance For Bad Checks Leads To Child Sex Charges

    WILKES-BARRE — In Luzerne County court, a man who showed up for a hearing for bad checks ended up being charged with child rape. William Wunner, 28, of Wilkes-Barre is accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl several times earlier this year. Wunner is now locked up in the Luzerne County jail.

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    Inauguration For Keystone College President

    KEYSTONE COLLEGE — It was inauguration day at Keystone College as the school’s tenth president was officially installed. Dr. David Coppola was officially named college president during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the campus in Wyoming County. Dr. Coppola took over as the college’s president last year. An inaugural dinner will be held for the new president Thursday night at Keystone College.

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    Pittston YMCA Operating During Appeal Process

    PITTSTON — The Pittston YMCA day care has appealed the state Department of Welfare’s decision to revoke its license. It means the day care can continue operating while the appeals process goes forward. The appeal process could take several months. The state pulled the license because of violations including improper supervision. In July, a 6-year-old child was left alone in a van unattended.

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    Board Member Sentenced For DUI

    HONESDALE — A Western Wayne school board member will spend some time in jail for driving under the influence. Andrew Gaudenzi of Waymart was sentenced Thursday for a crash back in January along Gravity Plains Road in Waymart. He pleaded guilty last month and was sentenced today to 30 days to six months in jail.

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