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  • Crash in Bradford County Kills Two, Injures Three

    WYALUSING TOWNSHIP — A crash in Bradford County Saturday night left two teenagers dead. State police say the wreck happened around 9:15 p.m. on Route 706 near the intersection with Route 409 in Camptown, north of Wyalusing. Troopers say a pickup truck driven by Troy Stone, 19, of Wyalusing tried to pass another vehicle, crossed the center line, and hit an oncoming car. Stone’s pickup went off the road, crashed into several trees, and ended up down an embankment. Two […]

  • Turkey Hill Robbed in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — A man wearing a mask robbed a Turkey Hill in Hazleton early Sunday morning. Police say the robbery happened just after 3 a.m. at the store on Alter Street. The robber wore a red and blue striped mask and got away with what police describe as “property” from store employees. Police in Hazleton did not say if the robber had a weapon.

  • Man on Scooter Hit, Killed in Milton

    MILTON — A man died after the motorized scooter he was riding was hit Thursday night by a pickup truck in Milton. Police say David Felix, 48, of West Milton, was taken to hospital near Lewisburg, where he died. According to Milton Police, Felix and Ronald Paige, 47, of West Milton, were riding their motorized scooters along Locust Street just before 9 p.m. Thursday. Police say the men started to cross Arch Street and rode into the path of a […]

  • String of Robberies Leads to Arrest

    LYCOMING COUNTY — A recent string of holdups in Lycoming and Union counties has led to an arrest. On Friday, troopers said they had arrested Richard Bennett, 47, of New Columbia on charges connected to two robberies in Lycoming County. They said police in other jurisdictions plan to charge Bennett with three other robberies. All five robberies happened during the last two weeks of December. Bennett was arraigned Friday on charges related to a robbery on December 23 at the […]

  • Mother Charged in Baby’s Death

    LEHIGHTON — The death of an infant in Carbon County has now led to charges against the baby’s mother. On Tuesday, state police charged Tory Schlier, 20, of Lehighton with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children. She is locked up in Carbon County. The investigation began on October 17 when six-week-old Brayden Cummings was found dead at a home on North 7th Street in Lehighton. An autopsy showed that someone had rolled onto him while he slept, and […]

  • Teacher Charged with DUI, Resisting Arrest

    MAHANOY CITY — A teacher faces DUI and other charges after police say she crashed into a light pole and resisted arrest on Christmas Eve. Mahanoy City police filed charges Friday against Bridget Pollack, 35. The charges include driving under the influence, driving without a valid license, resisting arrest, and having an open container in the vehicle. According to the Mahanoy Area School District website, Pollack is a Social Studies teacher at the high school. According to court papers, police […]

  • Fire Victims Get Support from Community

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — A community is coming together to help their neighbors who lost everything in a fire in Dickson City. Halo Salon in Scranton and Gibbons Ford in Dickson City are collecting donations for the Shelesky family who lost their home to fire. The place on Carmalt Street  burned Wednesday afternoon. A father, grandmother, teenage boy and teenage girl lived in the home. The businesses are collecting clothes, personal items and non-perishable food, as well as cash donations. Daryl […]

  • Arrest Made for Shooting in Lock Haven

    LOCK HAVEN — Police charged a man with attempted homicide for a shooting last week in Clinton County. On Thursday, police filed charges against Charles Shaffer Jr. of Lock Haven. He was arraigned and locked up on $250,000 bail. According to court papers, Shaffer shot Casey Farley in the abdomen last Friday night a home on West Main Street in Lock Haven. Police say the men had been arguing. Farley was taken to Geisinger Medical Center near Danville.  

  • Montage Mountain Celebrates 30 Years of Skiing

    SCRANTON — Not a lot of natural snow around here, but there is snow on the slopes. Skiers and snowboarders were back on Montage Mountain in Scranton Thursday morning as the ski resort opened for the season. In honor of the resort’s 30th anniversary, daily lift tickets will be on sale Friday for $19.84. The resort will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.  

  • Driver Making U-turn Hits Two Houses

    DUPONT — A driver trying to make a U-turn on a dead-end street hit and damaged two houses Friday night in Luzerne County. A tow truck driver was called to Harding Street in Dupont around 7 p.m. to haul away the car. The tow truck driver and a woman who lives in one of the houses identify the driver of the car as a neighbor. They say the man was trying to make a U-turn at the end of Harding […]

  • Man Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — A man from Dunmore died Friday evening after being hit as he crossed the street. Police identified the victim as Eugene Dunio, 71, of Dunmore. They said he was hit by a vehicle around 5 p.m. as he crossed East Drinker Street near his home. Dunio was taken to Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton, where he died. Police say it appears he died from injuries suffered in the crash. Dunmore police say the driver of the vehicle that […]

  • Argument Over Thanksgiving Dinner Leads to Stabbing

    WILKES-BARRE — A woman told Wilkes-Barre police that she stabbed a man on Thanksgiving after he started eating dinner without her. Jack-Lyn Blake was taken to jail in Luzerne County on charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police say they were called to a home on Madison Street in Wilkes-Barre around 6:30 Thursday evening. They found a man with a stab wound to the chest, and they say Blake came out of the house saying, “I stabbed him.” […]