Dunmore vs. West Scranton Boy’s Basketball

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Dunmore played West Scranton in a high-school boy’s basketball game on Tuesday night.

3 young men killed in Northampton County accident

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Three young men were killed in a one-vehicle crash in Northampton County  Tuesday morning.

The crash was reported around 8:15 a.m. on Macada Road, between Schoenersville and Whitewood roads, in Hanover Township.

Police told 69 News that three people died when the car hit a tree, but they’re not sure exactly when the accident happened.

The Northampton County coroner identified the victims as Tyler Schaffer and John Hagen III, both 21, of Bethlehem, and Robert Marich, 22, of Coopersburg, Lehigh County.

The coroner reported all three men died of multiple blunt force trauma and ruled their deaths accidental.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Colonial Regional Police Department.

Driver Escapes Injury When Train Hits Car

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PLAINS TWP — Police in Luzerne County say a driver managed to get out of a car unhurt just before a train clipped the vehicle. The car was alongside a set of train tracks on an access road off South Main Street near Wilkes-Barre when the train hit it just before 8 p.m. Tuesday. No […]

Man Faces Charges after Police Chase

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PALMYRA — Police in Lebanon County arrested a man from Lackawanna County on Monday who they say led them on a chase before crashing into two homes back in September. Officers in Palmyra say Scott Stettler, 33, of Spring Brook Township sped away from police after a traffic stop early in the morning of September […]

Brother Dedicates Holiday House To Sister After Cancer Diagnosis

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BARRETT TOWNSHIP — A high school senior in Monroe County is bringing some extra special holiday cheer to his family and his community. The 17 year old said he decided to go big with the Christmas decorations after his sister was diagnosed with cancer. Streaming holiday music is just one attraction among many that folks […]

From Eyesore to Scenic Overlook

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PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — Dozens of acres of old, scarred coal land in Luzerne County will be turned into property that can be used again. The state announced Tuesday that it awarded a company a more than $2.5 million contract to revitalize the land near Plymouth. Right now, the old strip mining land is an 88-acre […]

Taste Test: Yuengling’s Ice Cream

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It’s a family name we all know very well here in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, famous for its many flavors of beer. But the Yuengling family is also famously known for another sweet venture. Yuengling’s ice cream company re-launched about a year ago. In this week’s Taste Test, we try Spiced Pumpkin Roll and Peppermint […]

Talkback 16: Hit and Run Sentence, Township Theft, 911 Dispatchers

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Topics in this edition of Talkback 16 include the sentence for a man who admitted to a hit and run, a theft from a township in Pike County, and emergency crews sent to the wrong house.

Celebrating the First Night of Hanukkah

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WILKES-BARRE — A group of runners reached the Jewish Community Center shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday carrying the torch that would light the menorah, starting the celebration of Hanukkah. This was the 46th year for the torch run at the Jewish Community Center in Wilkes-Barre, kicking off the eight-day festival of lights. People of the […]

Bill Belton Ready for trip to NYC to meet the Eagles

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Bill Belton and the entire Penn State football team will spend time in New York City over the holidays in preparation for the New Era Pinstripe bowl at Yankee Stadium on Saturday December 27th at 4:30pm.