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    Water Main Break in Wilkes-Barre Area

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — People in the Wilkes-Barre area may be without water after a water main break. According to Pennsylvania American Water, a break in a 24-in water main off Fellows Avenue in Hanover Township means no water, cloudy water, or low pressure. Repairs are expected to last through the night. There was also a water main break in Luzerne County’s back mountain on Thursday. Customers in the following areas may be affected:  Heights Section of Wilkes-Barre including: Cominsky Cafferty […]

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    Hill Section Robbery Suspect Nabbed

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton have a robbery suspect in custody after they say he tried to rob two places. According to court papers, Tysheach McCutchen tried to hold up the Turkey Hill store on Mulberry Street on Wednesday. He took off when customers came into the store. Police say he then robbed the Domino’s across the street and got $50. McCutchen was picked up in a bar after the owner heard his description on a police scanner and called […]

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    Police Trying To Identify Suspected Church Thief

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton released a security camera photo of a man they believe stole from a church. Officers say within the past two weeks, the man was seen taking money from donation boxes at St. Ann’s Basilica on St. Ann’s Street in Scranton. Police are asking for help in identifying him. Anyone with information should contact the Scranton Police Detective Bureau at 570-348-4139.

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    Religious Relic In Schuylkill County

    SHENANDOAH — People in Schuylkill County got a rare look at a religious icon traveling the world. The icon of Blessed Josaphata Hordashevska who co-founded the Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate is at St. Michael’s Church in Shenandoah. She died in 1919 and was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 2001. The image contains a relic of the religious founder. The icon will be in Schuylkill County through November 25: Nov. 12  St. Michael Parish, Shenandoah, 10am – 8pm […]

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    Homicide, DUI Charges Filed For Deadly Wreck

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Homicide by vehicle charges have been filed against a woman for a crash in June. Amy Boppel, 36, of Ashland was charged Friday with the crash on High Street near Gilberton on June 25. Police say Boppel was driving under the influence when her vehicle collided with another, killing Mary Lou Leiby of Ringtown.

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    Fire In Williamsport Ruled Arson

    WILLIAMSPORT — Investigators say a fire Sunday night in Williamsport was intentionally set. Authorities determined the flames started on the back porch of a double block home on Dove Street. So far, there have been no arrests or charges in the fire in Williamsport.

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    Boy To Be Charged For School Threat

    MAHANOY CITY — Police believe a 13-year-old boy is responsible for a school threat that caused an early dismissal in the Mahanoy Area School District. All school buildings in the district were evacuated Tuesday after the threat was found, and the students were sent home early. Police say they will file charges in juvenile court. Authorities do not believe the boy is responsible for the other two threats made in Mahanoy Area in October.

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    New Memorial For Veterans Dedicated

    TAYLOR — A new veterans memorial was dedicated Tuesday morning in one part of Lackawanna County. The memorial at the Taylor Community Center is made of Pennsylvania blue stone and may be one of the only star-shaped memorials in the country. The new memorial has been four years in the making, and contains all the names of the vets who served from Taylor. Folks from all over came out to see the unique memorial. “I’m glad we have this type […]

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    Congressman Attends Veterans Day Ceremony

    MONTOURSVILLE — Dozens of people came out to Montoursville Cemetery on Tuesday to honor those who fought for our country. U.S. Representative Tom Marino was on hand at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Wall of Honor in Montoursville. The Wall of Honor has the names of veterans who have passed, as well as some that are still living. Marino invited any veterans who needed help to stop by his office. Thanks to all who showed up in Montoursville today […]

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    Two Men Charged With Knifing Dog

    COAL TOWNSHIP — Two men are facing animal cruelty charges in connection with a dog that was found with stab wounds in Northumberland County. Police in Coal Township say Delvin Williams, 30, and Joseph Beisel, 27, have both been charged with cruelty to animals. Those charges come after an investigation into a dog that was found along Route 901 near Shamokin in October. The dog was found muzzled with stab wounds on its neck.

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    Woman Dead After Monroe County Wreck

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — A woman is dead after a crash in Monroe County. Police say Casey Hoffman, 22, of Saylorsburg was killed around 6:20 p.m. Monday when the car she was a passenger in went out of control and struck a tree on Weir Lake Road near Brodheadsville. Police say the woman was not wearing a seat belt. She died at a hospital after the crash.

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    Price Chopper Stores Changing to Market 32

    Our new name is #Market32 which reflects the fact that our company was founded by Ben & Bill Golub back in 1932! pic.twitter.com/lO08YtLz2a — Price Chopper (@PriceChopper) November 11, 2014 Price Chopper supermarkets are getting a new name. When you hear the name Price Chopper it doesn't give the full picture of all we offer our customers #market32 — Price Chopper (@PriceChopper) November 11, 2014 This is not a change for our company but an evolution! #market32 — Price Chopper […]

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