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    Looking for Answers After Family Dog Shot Dead

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — A family in Lackawanna County looked for its dog all weekend. Eventually, they found it shot to death and buried underneath some crates. Police are now trying to figure out who’s responsible. The Kaminsky family in Greenfield Township said it was unlike their dog Toby to run off, so after he didn’t […]

  • UPDATE: Police Investigate Shooting at Hotel

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating a shooting at the Travelodge hotel on Route 611 near Mount Pocono. Monroe County officials said two people were shot at the hotel around 8 p.m. Friday night, and a third person showed up at a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest. So far there have […]

  • Crews Working to Replace Entire Gas Line in Taylor Housing Complex

    TAYLOR — More than 24 hours after a gas leak was discovered in Lackawanna County, residents in one development still can’t return to their homes. Crews stayed busy Wednesday night, working to replace the entire gas line at this housing development on Kennedy and Little League Boulevards in Taylor. The decision was made earlier in […]

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    UPDATE: One Dead, Residents Forced Out of High-Rise by Fire

    SUNBURY — A man is dead after fire broke out at a high-rise building, trapping him inside his apartment. Emergency officials said the fire at Scott Tower on Market Street in Sunbury started around 3:30 p.m. Hernan Feliciano was 32 years old and a quadriplegic after a car accident nearly 10 years ago. Angie Mowery […]

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    Troopers: Convicted Sex Offender Leads Police on Chase

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — A convicted sex offender on parole led police on a chase in Wayne County, according to state police.Troopers said they tried to stop Russell Weaver, 33, of Sterling Township for a traffic violation near Hamlin and he took off. The pursuit reached speeds over 80 miles per hour, according to police. Troopers […]

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    Silos Slated for Demolition

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Things in an otherwise quiet neighborhood in Luzerne County are about to get very loud. Two concrete silos are scheduled to be imploded┬ánear Pittston on Monday. Matt Shugdins has lived on Whispering Way in Jenkins Township for a little more than a year and like the street’s name, there’s a peacefulness about […]

  • Holiday Foods and Cocktails

    We visit Clarks Summit’s Ryan Fonash, sommelier from Vintage Imports, who demonstrates how to prepare a sumptuous Ricotta Cheese Crostini Appetizer, unique holiday cocktails, and choosing perfect wines for your celebration. You may email ryan at:┬árfonash@vntgimports.com Ricotta Recipe: 4C good quality whole milk 2C good quality heavy cream dash salt 4T lemon juice (meyer lemon […]

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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’ […]