Red Cross honors local heroes at annual ceremony

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Duryea Police Officers George Brazdzionis III, right, and Charles Swisher receive Law Enforcement Hero awards from Red Cross of Northeastern PA executive director Bill Goldsworthy at the American Red Cross Centennial Celebration at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Thursday, March 23, 2017. The two officers saved a man who overdosed last August.

2 West Pittston officers hurt during foot chase

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Police: Pittston man shot at woman outside restaurant

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Pittston native Shawn Klush to perform Elvis tribute show in Wilkes-Barre

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Shawn Klush has compiled a stellar portfolio of accolades for his work as an Elvis tribute artist, and many of his honors come with the highest seal of approval.

Air show returns to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton airport

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County Redevelopment Authority Selling Unused Railroad Lines

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March 21 — WEST PITTSTON — About eight miles of unused railroad line in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties is up for sale. The Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority is scheduled to vote today whether to approve a sale, but authority executive director Andrew Reilly said he will suggest the board table that action.

Kingston

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The Kingston Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in council chambers, Kingston Municipal Building, 600 Wyoming Ave. Guest speaker Jan Lokuta, a local history buff, will preview the 12th annual Tour of Historic Churches which is being sponsored by the historical society. The tour will include Temple Ahavas Achim in Luzerne, and St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, St. Ignatius Loyola Church and Temple B'Nai B'Rith in Kingston.

Ex-Pittston mayor looks back on snowstorm of ’93, blaze that killed 2 firefighters

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Regional police force could be coming to Pittston area – someday

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Financial and procedural concerns have delayed plans that began about two years ago, and three other boroughs in the region have dropped out of the process. Those who remain are hopeful the proposed Northeast Regional Police Department will bring a well-trained, full-time, professional police presence to the region.

Wolf thanks PennDOT workers in person

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DAVE SCHERBENCO / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Gov. Tom Wolf poses for a selfie with turnpike employee Salvatore Marino at the PennDOT facility off Route 315 in Pittston Twp. PITTSTON TWP.

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Pa Governor Thomas Wolf stops for a selfie being takien by Pa Turnpike employee Salvatore Marino after Wolfes press conference at the Penndot compond on 315. cv18wolfe DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE PITTSTON TWP.

Wyoming Valley

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LCTA Resumes Limited Service in Luzerne County

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For the first time in three days, you can see Luzerne County Transportation Authority buses traversing through the snow and the slush – about 17 buses to be exact. He understands the challenges of getting around snow banks and slick roads with a 40,000 pound bus with rear wheel drive.

Municipalities declare emergency, mail services canceled

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Prepping For Tuesday’s Winter Storm

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The parking lot at the Shoprite in Mount Pocono was full, inside, the store was packed. Crowded deli counters, shopping carts filled up and long lines at the registers.

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Clothing fashion cycles last maybe a decade, and pop music trends? Maybe half that. Urban planning trends, on the other hand, last generations and take decades of tweaking to react appropriately to the market.

You don’t have to look far to find something to do downtown

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SHAMROCK FILEAbove, crowds of people shop and eat inside the former Globe department store. At right, Karen DeSandis of Scranton sits in a sleigh as she poses for a photo taken by a friend on Friday night inside the former Globe department store in downtown Scranton.

City officials cite turning points in the two-decade evolution of their downtowns

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JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER From left, former Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty, Carbondale Mayor Justin Taylor, former Pittston Mayor Mike Lombardo and former Wilkes-Barre Mayor Thomas Leighton pose in front of a mural in downtown Pittston. Each played a role in the revitalization of their downtowns.

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Neil Pal rejected plea deal in Bonacci murder case

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Husband and wife charged with identity theft

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Police: Pittston man left 17-month old son alone in car to buy drugs

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A 31-year-old Pittston man left his 17-month-old son alone in the car while he bought drugs Wednesday in South Scranton, city police said. Nicholas Hewitt, of 94 Center St., is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, and one count each of possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of children.

Woman involved in Bear Creek throat slashing sentenced, immediately paroled

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Pa. brewery sends rare beer overseas, and fans back home are crying foul

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Sole Artisan Ales was excited to announce that the brewery, which plans to open its headquarters and taproom in Easton this year, would soon make its overseas debut by shipping 30 kegs to Europe this week. That's because Sole's ales are hard to nab even locally.

Postal employee charged with stealing thousands from post office

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Bridge closed in Pittston Township

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Pittston celebrates St. Patrick with fourth annual parade

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John Koza had a prime spot to watch the Pittston City St. Patrick's Parade, even as a bitter wind whipped along Main Street. Koza and Amy Schnader of Shavertown braved Saturday's return to wintry cold for the fourth annual parade, standing near the middle of the route to watch the marchers, floats and cars pass through downtown Pittston.

Patricia Jennings Fowler v. City of Scranton Mayor Christopher…

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Before: SHWARTZ, GREENBERG and ROTH, Circuit JudgesCynthia L. Pollick , The Employment Law Firm, 363 Laurel Street, Pittston, PA 18640, Counsel for Appellant Kevin M. Conaboy , Abrahamsen, Conaboy & Abrahamsen, 1006 Pittston Avenue, Scranton, PA 18505, Counsel for Appellees Patricia Jennings-Fowler appeals the dismissal of three of her claims, the entry of summary judgment on one claim, and the denial of leave to further amend her Complaint. We will reverse the grant of summary judgment on the due process claim and the order, dismissing her retaliation claim.

Pittston Home Demolished for Park Renovations

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The $400,000 project on Hillpark Avenue in Pittston calls for a new playground, walking trail with lights, and a second basketball court.

Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend

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Flux Capacitor. Admission costs $8 and advanced tickets are available at riverstreetjazzcafe.com.