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  • Bucks for Burpees

    DUNMORE, Pa. — Tim Muenkel owns Keystone Crossfit in Dunmore and absolutely adores animals. His pit bull, Reagan, is a rescue and the unofficial mascot of his gym. A month ago, Muenkel posed a challenge to raise money for True Friends Animal Welfare Center in Susquehanna County. For every dollar collected, Muenkel promised to do a burpee and when the money was tallied it came to $1,230. “Within 2 minutes we had 500 dollars, you know that’s how the community […]

  • Looking For Luna

    THROOP, Pa. — The vet said today they gave her two days , two days and she probably would’ve been dead. If dogs could talk, this little lady would have quite the story to tell. Two weeks ago, Luna’s family dropped off this one year old pup with relatives in Scranton’s east mountain. Luna’s family left on a family vacation. “She escaped underneath their fence which is a couple inches off the ground, nothing we didn’t think she would get […]

  • Talkback 16: Viewers Stand up for the Weather Team

    While modern-day meteorologists are often criticized, Friday’s version of Talkback Feedback sticks up for the men and women giving your forecasts.

  • 29th Annual Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop

    LEHIGHTON, Pa. — The sounds of Ukrainian folk music is ringing in the air in Carbon County this week. The 29th Annual Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop is going on at the Ukranian American Heritage Foundation near Lehighton. 60 kids from across the region and several surrounding states are here to learn about traditional dance and singing. The camp in Carbon County concludes with a performance at the annual Ukranian festival tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and it is open to […]

  • Local Law Firm Continues Free Helmet Giveaway in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A┬áprogram to distribute bicycle helmets to kids free of charge has expanded into Scranton. The law firm Hourigan Kluger and Quinn from Kingston is on courthouse square this evening handing out helmets.. HKQ has been doing this in Wilkes-barre for more than a decade. Volunteers were just distributing helmets in Kirby Park on Wednesday. Friday’s helmet giveaway on Courthouse Square in Scranton goes on until 7 o’clock.  

  • Hazleton Man Sentenced for 2016 Deadly Shooting

    HAZLETON, Pa. — The gunman in a deadly shooting in Hazleton is going to federal prison. Christian Rosado killed a man during a drug deal back in the summer of 2016. Police say┬áRosado, 28, was selling marijuana in Hazleton when he got into a shootout with a customer. Rosado was arrested the following day at the hospital where he was being treated for a gunshot wound. Rosado must serve nearly 22 years in prison.

  • Talkback 16: Deadly Shooting, Fireworks, Road and Bridge Repair

    In Tuesday’s Talkback 16, callers sound off on the deadly standoff in Wayne County, the new fireworks law in Pennsylvania, paying to fix roads and bridges, and heynabonics

  • Puppy Boutique Investigation Finds Safe Conditions For Animals

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Griffin Pond Animal Shelter’s humane officers ended its investigation into Puppy Licious Puppy Boutique in Dickson City. Earlier this month, several people posted concerns online that the store was not properly taking care of its animals. According to humane officers, the store was found to be clean and the animals are healthy.  

  • Pearl Harbor Veteran’s Remains Identified and Brought Home 77 Years Later

    ASHLEY, Pa — A sailor killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor will soon be laid to rest in Luzerne County. The remains of Seaman First Class Edward Slapikas arrived at the George Strish Funeral Home in Ashley Friday. The Newport Township native was aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was hit by Japanese torpedoes 77 years ago in Hawaii. His remains have been only recently identified. A handful of veterans gathered to pay their respects. “The veterans are his […]

  • Apartments Condemned Due to Bedbugs and Fleas

    MOOSIC, Pa — An apartment house in Lackawanna county has been condemned. Police told us they discovered bed bugs and fleas today when they responded to a medical call at the place along Birney Avenue in Moosic. A building inspector condemned four apartments. Officials say the owner must have the place exterminated and re-inspected before residents can move back here in Lackawanna County.

  • Artists Show Off Talents in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE, Pa. — Some traditional talents were shown off in an nontraditional way in Lackawanna County. The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce helped throw an arts festival along Main Street. The chamber’s THRIVE branch brought artists from around the area to the event. Everything from fine arts to culinary arts was on display with a twist. “It is interactive, whereas our artists aren’t here to sell as much as they’re here primarily to interact with the public and to teach them […]

  • Fire Destroys Shed in Newport Township

    NEWPORT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Fire burned a shed to the ground Saturday afternoon in Luzerne County. There is not much was left of the place on Alden Mountain Road near Nanticoke. Authorities said no one was hurt and no one was home during the fire in Luzerne County.