Students receive scholarships

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Three Pennsylvania mining and geology students were recently awarded the 2016-17 John Kaminski Memorial Scholarships by the Penn-Anthracite Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. John Ackerman, 2016-2017 Section Chair and John Mack, 2015-2016 Section Chair, presented scholarship awards to Alana O'Rourke, Peter Dubravski and Audrey Dunhamat at the section's annual meeting at the Mountain View Golf Course in Barnesville.

Regional briefs for Friday, July 22

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The former president of the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board pleaded guilty Thursday to federal extortion and weapons charges. Barre, admitted guilt to charges of extortion and possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

Questions Are Flowing About Pittston Twp. Sewer Project

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Cell phone video shot this spring shows a manhole appearing to overflow. That's one of the concerns raised in a letter sent to the Pittston Township Sewer Authority by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Wilkes-Barrea s Kirby Center adds a Tale of Talesa to Wednesday film series

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Rebecca Battle attended F.M. Kirby Center's 7 p.m. July 20 screening of “The Assassin.”

Behind The Barriers

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Overnight, PennDOT launched the next phase of a bridge replacement project on Interstate 81 Northbound in the Pittston Area of Luzerne County. Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey was invited behind the barriers to get a rare look at this construction and what it means for commuters.

What to do in Wilkes-Barre, July 21-31

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Gitkos-Witek

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Namedropper, July 17, 2016 — 70th birthdays, Super students, St. Ann’s bbq

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Committee members meet to plan Scranton Central High School class of 1964's collective 70th birthday celebration for Saturday, Aug. 6, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Montage Mountain Resorts. Seated from left: AnnMarie Caporelli Parry, Jim Connors and Beverly Crane Worthington.

Renovations Halt Business at Pittston City Hall

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Some people in Pittston were disappointed when they showed up to city hall on Friday. It was roped off and closed for renovations.

What to do in Wilkes-Barre, July 14-24

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ADULT COLORING CLUB, Fridays, 1 p.m. Supplies provided but feel free to bring your own fine tip markers or colored pencils. TBA. Pittston Memorial Library, Pittston.

Meetings set to discuss 911 radio system changes

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Drivers Should Expect Second Road Split Along I-81 Northbound Soon

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Starting in two weeks, drivers can expect a new curve ball in an already construction-heavy section of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County. The second split near Exit 175 is about 1,000 feet past the current one, which drivers have been dealing with since October.

Vans Warped Tour a family reunion for NEPA native band

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A man dances in the mosh pit on Monday during the Vans Warped Tour '16 held at Montage Mountain in Scranton. Butch Comegys / Staff Photographer Kenny Gillis, 26, of Kingston, strikes a pose on Monday during the Vans Warped Tour '16 held at Montage Mountain in Scranton.

Nobile-Strubeck

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Nobile-Strubeck

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Nobile-Strubeck

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McCulloch-Ferrese

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Ashley Marie McCulloch and Anthony John Ferrese were united in marriage April 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Marello Parish in Pittston, by the Rev. John Shearer, OSJ.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

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The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

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The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

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The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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McCulloch-Ferrese

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Ashley Marie McCulloch and Anthony John Ferrese were united in marriage April 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Marello Parish in Pittston, by the Rev. John Shearer, OSJ.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

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The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

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The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Nobile-Strubeck

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McCulloch-Ferrese

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Ashley Marie McCulloch and Anthony John Ferrese were united in marriage April 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Marello Parish in Pittston, by the Rev. John Shearer, OSJ.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

Posted by Pittston News.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.

Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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McCulloch-Ferrese

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Ashley Marie McCulloch and Anthony John Ferrese were united in marriage April 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Marello Parish in Pittston, by the Rev. John Shearer, OSJ.

Krystal Strazik and Ryan Decker

Posted by Pittston News.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Adeline Strazik, Old Forge, and the late George Strazik. She is a graduate of Old Forge High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Marywood University.