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    Northern Tier Reacts to NY’s Ban On Fracking

    TOWANDA — Just one day after officials in New York announced a ban on fracking, people who live in Pennsylvania’s northern tier who are very familiar with the matter are weighing in. In Bradford County, natural gas drilling is a way of life for many people and many we talked to in Towanda have mixed […]

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    Assisted Living Facility Fire Ruled Arson

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Investigators believe a fire at an assisted living facility in Luzerne County was intentionally set. Dozens of residents of River View Personal Care facility on Overlook Drive in Jenkins Township, near Pittston, were forced into the cold around 3:30 a.m. Thursday when flames hit their home, according to authorities. Nearly 75 people […]

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    Winter Skincare Tips and Home Remedies

    Tips and home remedy ideas provided by Geisinger Health System: As is always the case, you have to pay attention to what your skin is telling you, no matter what time of year it is. If going from summer to fall and then winter changes your skin, then you do need to tweak your skin-care […]

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    Man Found Guilty Of Defrauding Investors In Oil Scheme

    WILKES-BARRE — A federal jury convicted a man from Monroe County on nearly two dozen wire and bank fraud charges Monday. Richard Harley of Marshalls Creek defrauded investors and tried to defraud banks claiming he owned oil in Texas worth millions of dollars. As a result of the fraud, investors lost approximately $323,800. Harley was […]

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    SPCA Investigates Deaths of Two Horses

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Pictures shared on social media show exposed ribs and other marks on two horses who were boarded in Luzerne County. In the past two weeks, both of the horses have died at a self-boarding facilty in on Deep Hole Road in Drums. Officials said while these pictures could show starvation, the horses’ […]

  • SCI Dallas Deer Hunt Update

    Find out the results of the special hunts that took place at the State Correctional Institution at Dallas.

  • Does It Really Work? MSA 30X Hearing Aid

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The maker of the MSA 30X claims the revolutionary micro sound amplification technology is proven to help you hear better immediately. According to the maker, it’s been tested and has proven results. It will amplify sound up to 30 times louder. Kurt Aaron visited Clarks Summit Senior Living to test the MSA […]

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    No Phone Or TV For Many In Olyphant

    OLYPHANT — Verizon says the recent wet weather is the reason many customers in one community in Lackawanna County have been without phone and TV service this week. Crews are still working to fix the waterlogged service line in Olyphant. Verizon officials say groundwater seeped through the insulation of a phone and DSL service line […]

  • Results to Revitalization Project Survey Released

    WILLIAMSPORT — There are empty lots on East Third Street in Williamsport. City along with county and Lycoming College leaders are working to revitalize a portion of the east end of the city between Market and Catherine Streets near Lycoming College. “I see a lot of closed stores,” said Jennifer Reilly, Lycoming College student. Reilly […]

  • Hospital, Firefighters Handle Smoky Situation

    HONESDALEĀ  — Fire officials say something went wrong with a heater inside a hospital in Wayne County. Fire crews responded to Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale around 2 p.m. Sunday and the hospital put its fire plan into effect. And while the patients never had to leave their rooms, all that smoke made things interesting […]

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    United Way Hoping For Help On Giving Tuesday

    SUNBURY — We have a day for giving thanks and two days named for shopping deals. Now we have a day set aside for giving back. It’s called Giving Tuesday. “It’s a nice way for individuals who are community-minded and want to be charitable at this time to give back to their communities,” said Keri […]

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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 […]