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    COLTS, Marines Team Up To Stuff The Bus

    SCRANTON — The annual Toys for Tots campaign is in full swing across northeastern and central Pennsylvania. The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) and members of the U.S. Marines were on Spruce Street Tuesday for the annual Stuff the Bus program, collecting new toys and monetary donations. “I am an individual who came from a less fortunate childhood. We got underwear, if anything. So, I’m very grateful for the toys that are being provided to these children,” said Sgt. […]

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    Water Main Break Affecting East Stroudsburg

    EAST STROUDSBURG — A water main break on Orchard Street in East Stroudsburg has left some homes dry. Crews arrived on the scene around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Borough maintenance workers say the six-inch pipe services about six homes in the East Stroudsburg neighborhood. They are digging into the ground to assess the damage, and are working to determine how bad the break is. The borough says those homes affected most likely will be without water through the afternoon, depending on […]

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    Gas Company Fined For Explosion

    JESSUP TOWNSHIP — The state has fined Cabot Oil and Gas $120,000 for a storage tank explosion in January. DEP called the explosion in Jessup Township near Montrose “a serious incident” that injured a worker and spilled almost 3,000 gallons of fluid from the tank. Cabot was cited with a violation and ordered to pay the fine. Cabot Oil and Gas released a statement about the incident: “Cabot’s top priority is safe, reliable operations. With that goal in mind, we […]

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    Scranton School Bus In Crash, No Injuries

    SCRANTON — A school bus with Scranton School District students on board was involved in a crash Monday morning. Police say it happened around 7:45 a.m. Monday at the intersection of North Main Avenue and Dean Street. No one was hurt. About 20 children were put on another bus and taken to school.

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    Woman Killed In Northumberland Crash

    NORTHUMBERLAND — A crash Monday in Northumberland County killed the driver. Police say Charlee Malone, 29, of Sunbury was traveling on Route 147 near Northumberland around 8:30 a.m. Monday when her car left the road, hit a fire hydrant, and then an embankment. Police say she was the only one in the car and was not wearing a seatbelt.

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    Bank Robber Sent To Prison

    WILKES-BARRE — A man will spend up to three years in prison for robbing a bank in Luzerne County. Kenneth Delicati was sentenced Monday morning for robbing the Honesdale National Bank in Kingston in April. A judge sentenced Delicati to one and a half to three years in prison. He pleaded guilty to robbery, criminal trespass, and retail theft in September.

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    Two Accused Of Stealing From Foreclosed Home

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — Two people accused of stealing things from a foreclosed home are locked up in Monroe County. Police say Arthur Parisi, 24, of Kunkletown and Alicia Wilson, 34, of Pen Argyl were arrested Sunday near Brodheadsville. According to court papers, the two were spotted on the property by the homeowner who then called police. Both were charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft, criminal mischief, possession of instruments of crime, and Wilson was also charged with drug possession.

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    Grass Parking Lots Closed For PSU Game Saturday

    UNIVERSITY PARK — Grass parking lots around Beaver Stadium will be closed for Saturday’s Penn State football game, according to university officials. Representatives with the university cited wet grounds and snow as the reason the parking lots won’t be used. Free shuttle buses from off-campus lots to the stadium will run from noon until 60 minutes after the end of the game.

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    Carbon County Christmas Tree Now Federal Fir

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The First Family’s Christmas tree from Carbon County made its arrival at the White House on Friday. The Douglas fir was grown at the Crystal Spring Tree Farm near Lehighton. The tree was selected earlier this year. The tree will be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House because it was selected as one of the winners of the National Christmas Tree Association’s tree contest.

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    Firefighters Fill The Boot For MDA

    LEWISBURG — Firefighters in Union County hit the streets Friday to raise money to fight muscular dystrophy. Firefighters from the William Cameron Engine Company out of Lewisburg held a boot drive to benefit MDA. They spent four hours collecting money inside boots for the drive.

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    For Some, It’s Also Green Friday

    LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — While it’s Black Friday for many people, it’s “Green Friday” for those at Kohl’s Stony Hill Tree Farm near Danville. Employees say this weekend and next weekend are the busiest weekends of the year to buy Christmas trees. On Friday, the place was packed with people buying trees, wreaths and ornaments. Employees said that, by noon, they had already sold over 50 trees.

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    Train Cars Derailed In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Four train cars rolled on their sides, closing a section of track in Scranton. It happened around 11 a.m. Friday along a stretch of track near Olive Street. Railroad officials said the cars were loaded with sand. The cause is under investigation. A railroad representative said the cause is “likely weather-related.” The tracks will be closed for the weekend. A contractor is expected at the scene Monday morning to start the cleanup. Officials said nobody was hurt in […]

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