Several Inches of Snow in Higher Elevations

FOREST CITY — For the second time this week, people were dealing with snow across our area. Some schools delayed classes Wednesday morning, especially in the higher elevations, where several inches of snow fell. We found several people in Forest City out clearing driveways and sidewalks of what they call “nuisance snow.” “It’s heavy. It’s wet. I love it though. If I didn’t have to work, I wouldn’t mind it at all,” said Phyllis Flynn of Forest City. “Not much, […]

Cop fired for eating without permission wants his job back

A former N.J. police officer sued after he was fired for allegedly eating in a diner when called to a cardiac arrest.

WAYNE — A former Passaic County police officer has filed su…

Life-saving Help for First Responders

MOOSIC — First responders in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre received some life-giving gifts Wednesday morning. Geisinger Community Medical Center, Pennsylvania Ambulance, and Trans-Med Ambulance donated 40 automated external defibrillators (AED) to the city’s fire and police departments. The portable AEDs, which cost $1,500 each, can be used to treat heart attack victims. After training, officers and emergency services expect the defibrillators to be ready for use within the next week.

Cops: Woman used phony scripts to obtain Percocet twice

The pharmacist caught on the prescriptions were fake and notified police.

A Bethlehem woman is jailed after stealing prescription pads from a city medical care facility and falsi…

Rig, Train Collide in Lackawanna County

RANSOM TOWNSHIP — A tractor-trailer and a train collided Wednesday morning in Lackawanna County. It happened just before 9:30 a.m. on Main Street near Ransom. No one was hurt. Railway police are investigating the cause of the crash in Lackawanna County.

Tree, tractor-trailer tangled in traffic mystery (PHOTOS)

The trucker is baffled by what happened on an Easton street.

About a third of a tree broke off and became stuck Wednesday morning between the cab and the trailer of a delivery tr…

Local Vets Honored at Pearl Harbor Commemoration

SCRANTON — This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. A special ceremony to recognize World War II and all veterans was held Wednesday morning at the Lackawanna County commissioners meeting in Scranton. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Bracey led the pledge of allegiance at the meeting. Lt. Col. Bracey flew more than 20 missions over Berlin, Germany during World War II. He also went on to serve in Korea and Vietnam. Joe Sylvester also served […]

Today Marks 75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

President Barack Obama marked the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Wednesday by honoring those who gave their lives that day. “Over 2,400 American patriots lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor — military and civilian, men, women and children,” Obama said in a statement. “Their sacrifice galvanized millions of GIs and Rosie the Riveters who answered the call to defend liberty at its moment of maximum peril. In the hours after the attack, […]

N.J. bear hunt sets record with 607 bears killed

The eight-day total of 607 includes a six-day season in October and the second stage that started Monday.

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FREDON – New Jersey set a record with 607 be…

Bark the Herald: Pet photos with Santa at Easton market

The Easton Farmers Market will host pet photos with Santa on Saturday.

The Easton Farmers’ Market will host pet photos with Santa on Saturday morning.
Bring your camera to c…