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Squatter Suspected Of Setting Fire

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CARBONDALE — Firefighters in Carbondale say a man squatting in a vacant house could have been killed or the place could have burned down if a neighbor hadn’t called 911. Firefighters say a neighbor called 911 around 10:30 a.m. when they saw smoke coming from the vacant property on Cemetery Street in Carbondale. Fire crews […]

State Grant Going To Help Long Awaited Flood Project

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JERMYN — A long awaited county flood-protection project slated for a community in Lackawanna County is getting some financial help. Nearly $400,000 state dollars is set to go to improving a creek running through borough that flooded in 2003, but many residents say they want work to start now. The bridges spanning Rushbrook Creek in […]

State Grant Going To Help Long Awaited Flood Project

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JERMYN — A long awaited county flood-protection project slated for a community in Lackawanna County is getting some financial help. Nearly $400,000 state dollars is set to go to improving a creek running through borough that flooded in 2003, but many residents say they want work to start now. The bridges spanning Rushbrook Creek in […]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Rape

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A man from Lackawanna County is headed to prison for sexually abusing a girl. Billy Seymour of Archbald was sentenced Monday to 20 to 40 years. He must also register as a sexually violent predator.

Harrison Avenue Bridge Project To Start Monday

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SCRANTON — A long-awaited bridge project in Scranton is set to start next week. But PennDOT officials said the span that’s almost 100 years old will stay open while crews build a new one next to it. The Harrison Avenue Bridge is one of the most distinctive parts of Scranton’s landscape, but it hasn’t looked […]

Good Morning PA

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West Scranton Intermediate, Scranton, Lackawanna County

A Surprise for RR5 School Challenge Winner

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Local businesses give back to the winner of WNEP-TV’s “Ryan’s Run School Challenge”. Check out how they are helping that local school in Scranton.  

Ryan’s Run School Challenge Winner

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Dozens of area students hit the hallways a lot earlier than usual on Monday! It’s in  celebration at a school in Scranton that ended up taking the top spot in WNEP-TV’s “Ryan’s Run School Challenge”. Ryan’s Run 5 campaign is focused on benefiting kids and adults with disabilities at Allied Services throughout Northeastern & Central […]

Two Benefits for Victims of Barracks Ambush

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While the search for Frein is in its sixth week, people all over our area continue to help out the victims of the ambush at the barracks in Pike County. In Old Forge, all the money made at the pasta dinner at Augustine’s Club 17 will benefit the families of Corporal Bryon Dickson and Trooper […]

Two Sent to Hospital after Crash in Lackawanna County

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ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP — State police said the driver of the car lost control on Interstate 380 near Moscow just after 3 p.m. on Saturday. Troopers said no other vehicles were involved in the wreck in Roaring Brook Township. According to troopers, two people in the car were taken to the hospital, one person may […]