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  • Digging out in Olyphant

    OLYPHANT, Pa. — Some people in Olyphant were up early cleaning off cars and digging out driveways and sidewalks Friday morning. About a foot fell in this part of Lackawanna County.  That meant it took a lot longer than expected for neighbors to clean off their cars to get going.  Joylyne Morgan of Olyphant said, “I definitely think we skipped a season. And they said in Olyphant. It looks like 12 inches last night. It’s crazy but we live in Northeastern […]

  • Ramp Back Open After Big Rig Jackknifes in Lackawanna County

    DUNMORE, Pa. — Snowy roads are to blame for a crash in Lackawanna County. Troopers say a big rig jackknifed on Interstate 380 just before the bridge onto Interstate 81 south near Dunmore. The driver wasn’t hurt. The ramp to the south lanes of I-81 was closed. It reopened around 7:30 a.m. A detour was in place until crews can clean up the crash in Lackawanna County. For the latest traffic conditions, click here. For the latest weather forecast, head […]

  • Man Facing Charges for Setting Fire to Scranton Business

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A worker’s in trouble for setting fire to a business in Scranton. Police say Ernest Deininger torched a pallet at Gress Refrigeration on Thursday. Other workers put out the fire. Officers charged Deininger with arson. Authorities haven’t said why the worker torched his own job in Scranton.

  • At Least One Person Taken to Hospital After Crash in Lackawanna County

    LA PLUME TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Investigators are looking into what led to a crash in Lackawanna County. Police say a car and pickup truck collided just before 1 a.m. on Thursday at the intersection of North Overbrook Road and Routes 6 and 11 in La Plume. At least one person was taken away in an ambulance. Authorities haven’t said how badly anyone was hurt here in Lackawanna County.

  • Arrest Made in Mini-Mart Robbery

    MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An arrest has been made in a mini-mart heist in Northumberland County. The Daily Item newspaper reports police arrested Chad Nicholas Monday for last week’s robbery at Friendly Choice Food Mart near Mount Carmel. The 27-year-old from Mount Carmel is locked up in Northumberland County.  

  • Early Snow Hits Moscow

    MOSCOW, Pa. — Fall isn’t over but there was an early preview of winter across the area. Early Tuesday morning snow was coming down at a pretty steady rate on Church Street in Moscow, but it didn’t amount to much. There could be some slick spots Tuesday morning so leave yourself a few extra minutes as you head out to work or school. For the latest on the forecast, click here.

  • Fire at Empty Building Under Investigation in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE, Pa. — Flames at an empty building in Lackawanna County are under investigation. The fire chief says someone set the fire on Clark Avenue in Carbondale. Crews were called just after 1 a.m. on Monday. Officials say this isn’t the first time. Someone torched uncirculated newspapers in the same building a few days ago. No culprits have been caught yet here in Lackawanna County.

  • Preserving Veterans’ Past in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Pieces of some veterans’ past were preserved for the future here in Scranton. Members of the 109th Infantry stopped by their former stomping grounds at the Watres Armory. They dropped off some plaques and artifacts for the armory’s new owner to display. “This is amazing. There are people here today that worked full time, some of us worked part-time, had offices here and it’s just amazing to see the beautiful restoration that’s been done at the Watres Armory,” […]

  • Mini-Mart Robbed in Northumberland County

    MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A hold-up at a mini-mart in Northumberland County is under investigation. Police say a thief robbed the Friendly Choice Food Mart in Atlas just before 9 Thursday night. Officials haven’t said if he had a weapon or how much he got away with here in Northumberland County. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call police in Northumberland County.

  • Police Looking into Reports of Hit and Run in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Police are looking into reports of a hit and run in Scranton late Monday night. Officers and an ambulance were called to Fillmore Avenue just before midnight. Someone reported that a car hit a person and took off. Scranton police haven’t said how badly that person might have been hurt or if anyone has been charged.

  • Voters Lining Up Early in Moosic

    MOOSIC, Pa. — The polls opened across the state at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and voters are showing up. Voters were lining up before the Greenwood Hose Fire Company even opened on Birney Avenue in Moosic. Officials say so far it’s been a steady stream of voters.

  • Man Faces Charges After Stabbing in Schuylkill County

    GIRARDVILLE, Pa. — A man is facing charges after a stabbing in Schuylkill County. Police say Curt Marquardt and Robert McClintock were arguing on Vine Street in Girardville last Friday. McClintock pulled out a bayonet and cut the other man. The victim is expected to be OK. McClintock faces assault charges.