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  • 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.

  • Cops on the Court in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Using basketball to bridge the gap between teenagers and police in Scranton. Officers took on the kids in a friendly game of hoops Thursday night at the Bellevue Center on Emmett Street. Organizers in Scranton say the event is meant to help build a rapport between police and young people in the community.

  • Talkback 16: Sunday Hunting and Snow

    In this edition of Talkback 16, callers comment on Sunday hunting, the first snow, and protesting racism on the campus of Bloomsburg University.

  • 30 People Displaced After Fire at Washington West Apartments in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — About 30 people are displaced after a fire at a high-rise in Scranton. Firefighters tell us the flames broke out on the sixth floor of Washington West just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday. The fire was quickly put out, but smoke filled the building along north Washington Avenue. Part of the place had to be evacuated. About 30 people were moved to hotels for the night. One woman was taken to the hospital for breathing in too […]

  • Talkback 16: Snow Showers and Voting Machines

    In this edition of Talkback 16, we received calls about our first snow showers of the season and calls in response to complaints about new voting machines.

  • Firefighters Serve at Annual Fundraiser

    WEST HAZELTON, Pa. — Firefighters in Luzerne County took some time away from their typical duties to serve up pulled pork sandwiches. This is an annual fundraiser for the West Hazleton Fire Company. Visitors could purchase a pulled pork meal and bid on tricky trays. The firefighters say the support from the community means a lot. “It’s great to see the community we serve come out and support us it’s nice to know they have our back. We come out […]

  • Fall Festivities at the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail

    SCRANTON, Pa. — It was a little brisk Sunday, but that didn’t stop families from coming out to enjoy a day of activities at the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. There was a little something for everyone at the outing in Scranton, including horse-drawn carriage rides, campfire smores and spooky storytime from local librarians. Folks also enjoyed live music while sipping on some hot chocolate. Families were even able to pet some goats at the fall tradition in Scranton.

  • Penn State Granted ‘Happy Valley’ Trademark

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — “Happy Valley” is now the sole property of Penn State. The U.S. Patent Office granted the university’s application to trademark the term on Wednesday. The university can now use the moniker on clothes and sue for infringement of the trademark. According to the Centre Daily Times, Penn State does not plan to charge local companies who already have “Happy Valley” on apparel.

  • Talkback 16: The Sport of Trick or Treating, The Postal Service, and an Eco-Friendly Honor Society

    In this edition of Talkback 16, we here about cleaning up an illegal dumpsite, the lost art of letter writing, and trick or treating. First, callers sound off about the man locked up for allegedly abusing a toddler.

  • Paving Project Underway in Moosic

    MOOSIC, Pa. — A paving project delayed for years is finally underway in Lackawanna County. Crews started paving Main Street in Moosic on Tuesday. The work has been on hold for three years while crews replaced gas lines, put in handicap-accessible ramps and other prep work. PennDOT says once the work on Main Street wraps up, crews will start paving Spring Street. The work is expected to be finished by the end of November in Lackawanna County.

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