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  • Santa Delivers Candy by Firetruck in Dunmore

    DUNMORE, Pa. — Santa Claus traveled not by sleigh but by firetruck to visit one Lackawanna County community. Other holiday events in Dunmore were canceled due to weather so the fire department stepped up to spread some holiday cheer. Firefighters escorted ole Saint Nick all through Dunmore including a stop by Saint Anthony’s park. Santa delivered candy to everyone on the nice list here in Lackawanna County.

  • Celebrating Chanukah With the Annual Running of the Torch

    KINGSTON, Pa. — Chanukah began Sunday night at sundown. To celebrate, the annual running of the torch was held in Luzerne County. Runners took to the streets near the new Jewish Community Center location in Kingston. This is the 51st year for the run. The tradition, which originated in Israel, represents when young men would run to distant cities to light public menorahs. The same traditional menorah was moved from the JCC’s former location in Wilkes-Barre and was lit for […]

  • Boy Receives Jersey From Wyoming Area Football Player

    WYOMING, Pa. — A little boy from Luzerne County asked Santa for a jersey from his favorite football player and boy, did he deliver. Luca Laskaris wrote a letter to the big guy in red and placed it in a special mailbox at Booyah Burgers and Bites in Wyoming. Luca’s letter asked for a jersey from Wyoming Area football player Dominic DeLuca. DeLuca and the rest of the team just won the 3A State Championship in Hershey earlier this month. […]

  • Talkback 16: Holiday Cheer and Driving in Inclement Weather

    In this edition of Talkback 16, callers comment on the cost of holiday light displays, holiday greetings, and Wednesday’s deadly pileup during a snow squall on Interstate 80.

  • Coat Drive Held in Montrose

    MONTROSE, Pa. — With frigid temperatures arriving Wednesday night, a coat drive couldn’t come at a better time. It was held at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose. Since October, the upper Susquehanna County Episcopal Parishes were able to provide more than 1,600 coats for people in need. Scarves, gloves, hats, snow pants, and other pieces of clothing were also given out. Organizers tell us this coat drive has been going on for 13 years in Susquehanna County.

  • Warm Coats for Kids Drive Hosted by Back Mountain Police Association

    DIVISION STREET, Pa. — First responders in Luzerne County got into the giving spirit. The Back Mountain Police Association hosted a Warm Coats for Kids drive at Saint Aloysius Church in Wilkes-Barre. Officers collected more than 500 coats so far this season. “We protect, but this is one way that we can serve the community and give back to the community and also provide some help for children in need,” Ross Piazzea said. Santa even stopped by with some earlier […]

  • Tail Wags for Santa

    ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It wasn’t just kids spending the weekend telling Santa what’s on their list for Christmas. Pets also got in on the holiday fun. Lots of dogs and even a few cats got their pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Clause in Lackawanna County. It’s all to benefit Griffin Pond Animal Shelter. The rescue works year-round to promote adoption and responsible pet ownership. Santa tells us all the pets can expect lots of treats under the tree […]

  • 5K Raises Money for Olsen Christmas Wish Fund

    EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Girls were on the run in Monroe County to make sure every family can celebrate Christmas this year. The Girls on the Run 5K was held Saturday morning on the campus of East Stroudsburg University. Girls on the Run is a non-profit that aims to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles. A portion of the money raised will be donated to the Olsen Christmas Wish Fund to help less fortunate families make sure […]

  • Teddy Bear Drive Hosted by East Stroudsburg Student Government

    EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — The 20th annual East Stroudsburg student government association teddy bear drive was held in Monroe County. Teddy bears and toys have been collected since early November to donate over thirty Head Start families. SGA members say the stuffed animals are donated by other students, faculty, and staff at the university. “I hope everyone just has like you know, early holiday spirit. Also, some of these families might not be able to afford Christmas presents for their […]

  • Fire Damages Home in Gibson

    GIBSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Fire heavily damaged a home in Susquehanna County Tuesday afternoon. Crews were called to Manzer Road near Gibson around 12:30 p.m. Nobody was hurt and there is no word on the cause of the fire.

  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town

    BRADFORD COUNTY, Pa. — Here comes Santa Claus. Hundreds bundled up in Bradford County to welcome Mister and Mrs. Claus and the gang to town. Bagpipers and marching bands also entertained the crowd as the Christmas parade made its way from Sayre High School to Howard Elmer Park. The parade is the official kickoff to the Christmas season in Bradford County.

  • Talkback 16: The Art of Human Connection

    We received lots of calls offering to help our lonely Talkback caller find a place to have Thanksgiving dinner. As you’ll see we worked on that. But we decided to play just one Talkback call Thursday night. It sums up how folks feel about our caller from Archbald and others who may not have loved ones with whom they can enjoy a holiday meal.

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