Dispute Leads to Terroristic Threat Charges for Elderly Man in Schuylkill County

NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP — A dispute over loud music in Schuylkill County has led to charges against an elderly man from New Castle Township. 76-year-old Robert Woollam from just outside St. Clair is charged with making terroristic threats. Police say Woollam was upset with the volume of the music being played in his neighbors’ backyard, so he grabbed a rifle, pointed the weapon at a neighbor, and demanded the music be turned down.

Bethlehem halts Airbnb operating in historic district

The enforcement notices received by the property owners on Monday give them 30 days to appeal to the zoning hearing board.

A Bethlehem couple using Airbnb to rent out a hom…

Lafayette College student remembered after fatal ATV crash

Joe Kirkpatrick, 20, was fatally injured during a trip to Mexico after completing his sophomore year.

A Lafayette College student died following an accident in Mexico short…

Video Vault: Harry Potter Series Celebrates 20 Years

On today’s date 20 years ago — June 26, 1997 — the world was first introduced to a boy wizard and his magical world of friends and adventures…and you might say the rest is literary history! J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” was released two decades ago today — and since then, more than 450 million copies of the series of novels have been sold. Today, we take a look into our Video Vault and travel back to […]

Trump’s travel ban takes effect Thursday

The U.S. Supreme Court scheduled full arguments in the case while allowing a limited version of the ban to proceed.

The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump&nbsp…

Pair in break-in, standoff were both shot in head

Authorities released the cause of death for the 25-year-old woman and 33-year-old man following autopsies.

The man and woman who broke into an Upper Saucon Township home, sparkin…

Memories of Accordion Songs on the PA Road

Drums and guitars seem to be the instruments musicians favor these days…but if an accordion is close to your heart, then you might want to know the man introduced 15 years ago…as we go Back Down the Pennsylvania Road to Schuylkill County!

Talkback 16: The Backyard Train Goes National!

While many of those across the region are familiar with the beloved Talkback 16 segment, it seems “Talkback Fever” has officially gone national! The tried-and-true Backyard Train (and those who call in about it) made HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in not one — but two segments! Plus, in today’s edition of Talkback — sadly, no train…but viewers did call in to sound off on issues like one caller saying he’s “seen enough” of President Trump, as well […]

Now Hiring: Lifeguards Wanted in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Pools all across our area are open…but the lack of lifeguards is putting a damper on the fun. In Williamsport, the local pool — Splash Cove — is hiring! Managers at the pool believe the low lifeguard count is due to teens taking other job opportunities throughout Lycoming County. Businesses in the Williamsport area are hiring — but to land that job, applicants may need to apply to more than one place. That’s exact what Sadie Krise from […]

Mike Munchak Charity Golf

Former Scranton Central and Penn State University lineman Mike Munchak was back in Lackawanna County for his United Way Charity Golf Tournament.  A good time was had for a good cause.