Man Facing Child Sex Crimes in Two Counties

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Officers in Wyoming County say Bruce Carey, 29, of Pittston, tried to have sex with a child under the age of 16. In the other case, police in Luzerne County say Carey exchanged inappropriate pictures and messages with underage girls using his cell phone in the fall of 2016.

Pittston Family Devastated by Fire Needs Helping Hands

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The family's home off Swallow Street in Pittston burned Monday, along with everything inside. Michael and Ben were home at the time and Michael managed to save his little brother.

Misericordia

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Eight displaced in two fires in Pittston

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A firefighter uses an axe inside a house at Rear 19 Swallow St. in Pittston after a fire on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.Christopher Dolan / Staff Photographer A house at 2 Landon Street in Pittston is damaged after a fire on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Christopher Dolan / Staff Photographer The first fire broke out about 12:20 p.m. in the kitchen of 91 Mill St. Five people were displaced and were provided with lodging, food and clothes from the American Red Cross, officials said.

PennDOT Plans to Remove Traffic Split on I-81 North

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Another change is coming to the traffic pattern along one of the busiest stretches of Interstate 81 in Luzerne County. For nearly a year and a half, drivers have dealt with traffic split into two separate lanes on I-81 near Pittston.

2nd brewery headlines newcomers to Easton’s renovated silk mill

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If you were excited about the microbrewery and restaurant coming to the Simon Silk Mill , you'll love this news. Sole Artisan Ales plans to move its brewing operations from Pittston, Pa., to the old mill being reborn in Easton.

Wilkes-Barre sculptor honored family’s coal mining roots

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A photo of coal artist C. Edgar Patience is included in a display in the McDade Park Museum Michael J. Mullen/Staff Photographer Editor's note: This is the third of four stories The Citizens' Voice will run each Sunday this month to commemorate Black History Month. Charles Edgar Patience's grandfather escaped slavery in the South, fought in the Union Army during the Civil War, and later settled in West Pittston.

Pittston Ketchup Company Makes Its Debut In Luzerne County

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“It kind of blends in with what you're eating and enhances the natural flavor and the heat the end,” he said. “I think it's phenomenal! It's really clean and simple and very familiar but at the same time, it's got that little bit of heat at the end, which is unexpected and people really like that,” said the owner of the market.

2 accused of manufacturing meth in Pittston

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Bail revoked for former fire company treasurer charged with theft

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Changes Follow 2007 Valentine’s Day Storm

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You may have been snowed in or even stranded on an interstate 10 years ago. This week marks 10 years since the so-called “Valentine's Day Storm” hit our area.

Ex-treasurer of Exeter fire company behind bars for parole violation

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Robbery under investigation at South Scranton gas station

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Pennsylvania’s WVIA announces channel-sharing agreement

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WVIA in Pittston, Pa., will grow its endowment by some $20 million in channel-sharing proceeds from the FCC's broadcast spectrum auction. The station announced Friday that it agreed to share a channel with Dreamcatcher Broadcasting's WNEP in Scranton, an ABC affiliate.

Political Scene 2/13/17

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Magisterial district judge candidate John Augustine will hold a free meet and greet from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Wright Township Fire Hall, 477 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. There will be a bounce house, DJ and face painting for the kids.

Amanda Kinney and Stephen Haduck

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Krista McGlynn and Steven Pisano

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The bride-to-be is the daughter of John “Skip” McGlynn Jr. of Duryea and Brenda VanScoy, Plains. She is a 2007 graduate of Pittston Area High School and is employed in the Pittston Area School District as a second grade special education teacher.

quilting – family’

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Wyoming Seminary

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Three Wyoming Seminary seniors have been named finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship competition, said Jay Harvey, dean of the Upper School. Paige Allen of Mountain Top, Connor McGowan of Pittston and Anderson Roy Phillips of Scranton, received finalist honors.

Wyoming Valley Montessori

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Students of the Wyoming Valley Montessori School recently collected pet food items, blankets and cleaning supplies to donate to the Blue Chip Animal Refuge. Students then helped organize the donations for pick up.

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Actor Martin Sheen is helping out his longtime friend, Commonwealth Court Judge Joe Cosgrove, who is running in the May 16 Democratic primary election for a full term on the state appellate court. The campaign has posted a video on YouTube of Sheen urging the Democratic state committee to endorse Cosgrove, who was appointed by Gov. Tom Wolf in June to fill a vacancy on the appellate court.

Wyoming Valley

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The General Federation of Women's Clubs-West Side, a volunteer organization, recently met for a holiday gathering at the Wyoming Valley Country Club, Hanover Township. Club members donated 66 new, unwrapped toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

Wyoming Valley

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LCCC

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Chef brings experience from kitchens, reality show to Tomato Bar & Bistro

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Michael Langdon's resume reads like a road map to success, with stops across the country in various restaurants and even a stint on TV. But for all his travels and career highlights working under master chefs, the journey for the Plains Twp.

Rare winter thunderstorms and spring-like rains across Pa. today, but cold is coming back

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A large storm with a mix of rain, snow and ice will continue to move across the northeast this week, causing travel disruptions from both wintry and spring-like weather, AccuWeather says. Much of Pennsylvania will be spared the worst of the weather front, with temperatures above freezing across much of the state, and steady rains expected instead of heavy snow.

Heritage trail deserves its support

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According to a study released this week by consultant Urban Partners, of Philadelphia, about 315,000 people used the trail in 2016, a 146 percent increase over the 128,000 who used it in 2009. The 16 miles of the trail that have been completed so far generally follow the Lackawanna River and mirror its remarkable transformation.

D&L bridge work to begin

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On Thursday, the Carbon County Commissioners issued the notice to proceed to Latona Trucking Inc. of Pittston regarding the construction of the 250-foot steel truss bridge that will span the Lehigh River near Turkey Hill in Jim Thorpe. Latona was approved by the commissioners as the company to complete the project in December, after reviewing their bid of $2,729,483.20.

Elvis tribute artist Shawn Klush to perform at Kirby

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