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  • Bark in the Park held in Scranton

    SCRANTON– Folks brought their pups out in Lackawanna County today. The annual Bark in the Park was held in Nay Aug Park in Scranton. The event is held to raise awareness of animal rescue and adoption. There were also pets available for adoption. Money raised at the event goes toward animal rescue and the spaying and neutering of strays.

  • Annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk held in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE– People came out to walk for suicide prevention in Luzerne County. The eighth annual “Out of the Darkness” Walk was held at Kirby Park this afternoon in Wilkes-Barre by The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The three to five mile walk is held every fall across the name to prevent suicide and raise awareness. Organizers say that half of all the money raised at the walk stays in Northeast PA for suicide prevention and support.  The remaining money goes […]

  • “Piloxing” to Raise Money for Cancer Survivors

    WILKES-BARRE– Ladies were sweating it out in Luzerne County to help cancer survivors. The 3rd Annual Pink Piloxing fundraiser was held at the YMCA on West Northampton Street in Wilkes-Barre this morning. “Piloxing” is a combination of Pilates and boxing. The fundraiser benefited the LIVESTRONG program at the YMCA. Dozens of people took part in the non-stop movement for two hours. All the money raised goes to the 12 week program that helps cancer survivors and their families.

  • Folks Gather to Raise Awareness for Childhood Cancer

    SCRANTON– Kids who battle cancer were at the heart of an Lackawanna county event. Aimee’s Army took over part of Nay Aug Park in Scranton today to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Aimee Dickey passed away of a brain tumor when she was 12 years old, and her mother wanted to do something to help others understand the toll cancer takes on kids. Activities included a 5K, live music, games and raffles, and lots of food.

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    Fire at Vacant Home in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — Crews were called to a fire at a vacant home in Luzerne County. Officials said the flames broke out just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the house on Alter Street in Hazleton. No word on what may have caused the fire.

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    Man Shot at Troubled Apartment Complex

    WILKES-BARRE– Police are investigating a shooting in Luzerne County. Investigators said Kody Gamble, 19, was shot in the neck at the Sherman Hills Apartment Complex just before 5 p.m. Gamble was found on a retaining wall in front of one of the buildings. Police said Gamble refused to cooperate with them and then was taken to the hospital. There is no word on his condition. Officers said the shooting happened in a stairwell inside one of the buildings at the […]

  • Turkey Day Tradition Played Earlier in Season

    EAST STROUDSBURG– The “Little Brown Jug Game” in Monroe county was held earlier than usual this year. The football game between Stroudsburg High School and East Stroudsburg High School is traditionally played on Thanksgiving Day. This year, both schools decided to move the game to earlier in the season. Stroudsburg took home the Little Brown Jug this year, with a 21-0 win over East Stroudsburg South.  

  • Folks Walk to Raise Money for Expecting Mothers

    SCRANTON– Dozens of people came together in Lackawanna County to help expectant mothers. The fourth annual “Walk for Life” was held by Care-Net of Scranton this morning on Courthouse Square. The group provides support, medical care referrals, and other services for expecting mothers. There was also music, games, and all kinds of activities for the kids at today’s walk.

  • Barbeque Competition Brings Folks to Scranton

    SCRANTON–  Grillmasters faced off today in Lackawanna County to see who was number one. Teams from all over the east coast competed to see who had the best barbeque at the first annual “Coal Cracker Smoke and Stoke Barbeque Competition” at Montage Mountain Resort. WNEP’s Don Jacobs of Pennsylvania Outdoor Life was the master of ceremonies at the fundraiser. Scranton Police and members of the fire department also took part in the action. Money raised at the event is expected […]

  • Parade Wraps up Annual Firemen’s Convention

    HONESDALE– Folks were enjoying the nice weather and a parade in Wayne County. Volunteer fire companies from seven counties around the region took part in the 84th Annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Volunteer Firemen’s Federation Convention this afternoon in Honesdale. The festivities wrapped up today with a parade through downtown.  

  • Pop Culture Fans Flock to “Weekend of Fear”

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — A resort in Luzerne County is the place to be for pop culture junkies this weekend. Mr. Hush’s Weekend of Fear is being held this weekend at The Woodlands Inn and Resort. More than 30 celebrities are in town for the event, ranging from sci-fi and horror actors to professional wrestlers and writers. Some members of the cast from the cult classic movies “Clerks” and “Mallrats” were in attendance. The event runs through Sunday, September 7th.

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    One Dead in Luzerne County Crash

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — A crash in Luzerne County Sunday was deadly. Emergency crews were called to the scene on Kunkle Road near Dallas shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday The coroner identified the victim as Matthew Lomascolo, 24, of Hanover Township.  

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