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The unemployment Compensation Board of Review also previously determined Rogers was ineligible to collect unemployment benefits in the aftermath of his termination, prompting Rogers to appeal the decision to the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. In September, a three-judge panel of that court ...
They serve as the eyes and ears for the judge - making recommendations for abused and neglected children in the court system. "We are currently providing advocates for 44 children, but in luzerne county, there are more than 400 children in the foster care system " Said John Aciukewicz, Luzerne County ...

"I hate him, my whole life is ruined" said parent Sandy Fonzo of Wilkes-Barre, right, as she yells at former Luzerne County judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. after his guilty verdict was announced on Friday at the William J. Nealon Federal Courthouse in Scranton. Her son Edward Kenzakoski, III commited suicide ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A federal judge in Pennsylvania has sanctioned two attorneys $52,000 for their "continued pursuit of frivolous claims and defenses. ..... A federal judge in Harrisburg Monday vacated the charges against 67-year-old former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella (shih-vuh-REHL'-uh) Jr.
12, 2009 file photo, former Judge Mark Ciavarella, center, leaves the federal courthouse in Scranton, Pa. Ciavarella is serving a 28-year sentence and fellow ex-judge Michael Conahan 17 years for taking $2.6 million from companies looking to build and fill a youth detention center for Luzerne County.
Wilkes-Barre, PA. (AP) -- A former county judge is getting a new trial on three counts of his conviction in the "kids for cash" juvenile justice scandal. A federal judge in Harrisburg Monday vacated the charges against 67-year-old former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella (shih-vuh-REHL'-uh) Jr.

It's a thrilling story about a young prosecutor, her prominent judge father and a shocking crime. While the scenario sounds a lot like Lauren Stahl's real life, it's the plot of her new fiction book, "The Devil's Song," about the hunt for a serial killer in small-town Pennsylvania. Stahl, 36, was a Luzerne County ...
Judge H. Geoffrey Moulton of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court served as the principal speaker at a recent gathering of the Wilkes-Barre Law & Library Association (the bar association of Luzerne County). Among the dignitaries attending the gathering was Pennsylvania Bar Association Treasurer David E.
Wilkes-Barre, PA. -- A Luzerne County prison guard pleaded guilty Wednesday to an assault charge after police accused him of pointing a pistol at a man in a Plains Township restaurant. Kory M. Kish, 29, of Hughestown, was sentenced by Luzerne County judge Joseph F. Sklarosky Jr. to 15 months ...
It's a thrilling story about a young prosecutor, her prominent judge father and a shocking crime. While the scenario sounds a lot like Lauren Stahl's real life, it's the plot of her new fiction book, "The Devil's Song," about the hunt for a serial killer in small-town Pennsylvania. Stahl, 36, was a Luzerne County ...
Sponsored in part by PNC Bank and Geisinger Health Systems, the competition will be emceed by Dave Kuharchik, host of "PA Live." A panel of local celebrity judges will be announced shortly. This event will benefit CASA of Luzerne County, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to training and ...
The Pennsylvania Department of State, which runs elections, doesn't keep data about lost judicial retention votes. But when I asked about it, longtime staffers there could recall only three: Supreme Court Justice Russell Nigro in 2005, Bradford County Judge John Mott in 2007 and Luzerne County judge ...
The judge consulted with the state Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, which confirmed Urbanski is ineligible, Legg's letter says. ... had himself sworn in as district attorney on New Year's Day by a Luzerne County magisterial district judge at the Urbanski family farm in Rice Twp., Luzerne County.
The judge consulted with the state Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, which confirmed Urbanski is ineligible, Legg's letter says. Senior Judge Kenneth ... In an interview Tuesday, Urbanski, 50, the former Luzerne County Republican Party chairman, said he established a legal residence on Dec.
Instead, First Assistant District Attorney William Urbanski took the oath of office as the new Susquehanna County district attorney from Luzerne County Magisterial District Judge James Haggerty of Kingston, a lifelong friend, at the Urbanski family farm in Rice Twp., part of Mountain Top. Repeated efforts to ...
WEST PITTSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- In West Pittston Tuesday night, Mayor Tom Blaskiewicz was sworn in by former attorney general and current United States District Judge Jerry Pappert. The people of West Pittston mounted a write-in campaign for Blaskiewicz during the primary ...
Instead, First Assistant District Attorney William Urbanski took the oath of office as the new Susquehanna County district attorney from Luzerne County Magisterial District Judge James Haggerty of Kingston, a lifelong friend, at the Urbanski family farm in Rice Twp., part of Mountain Top. Repeated efforts to ...

Jan Lewandowski built a "polka empire" from his base in Hazleton in Luzerne County, only to watch it crumble after his arrest on fraud charges. Lewandowski's rise and fall is played for ... A federal judge who sentenced him to prison called his conduct "despicable." More than eight years after his release, ...
Pennsylvania's 450 trial judges will have an extra tool on their benches this year to help them oversee complicated child sexual assault cases. ... County, Judge James A. Gibbons of Lackawanna County, Judge Ann Marie Wheatcraft of Chester County and Judge Tina Polachek Gartley of Luzerne County.
Wilkes-Barre -- A record snowstorm, a horrific triple homicide, and the death of an icon topped the news in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2017. From hand shovels at the federal ... Scholl was sentenced by Luzerne County judge David W. Lupas to 10 to 30 years in prison. • Mount Zion Baptist Church, ...
6: A Luzerne County Court jury convicts Raphael Mora-Polanco of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 35-year-old Jorge Marrero in Hazleton on June 11, 2015. Judge Michael Vough sentenced Mora-Polanco to live in prison without the possibility of parole. Weatherly Borough Council adopts a ...
Wilkes-Barre -- A record snowstorm, a horrific triple homicide, and the death of an icon topped the news in Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2017. From hand shovels at the federal ... Scholl was sentenced by Luzerne County judge David W. Lupas to 10 to 30 years in prison. • Mount Zion Baptist Church, ...
More than 10,000 patients have registered with Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program, Gov. ... Ilera healthcare in Fulton Co.; Pennsylvania Medical Solutions in Lackawanna Co.; PurePenn LLC in Allegheny Co.; Standard farms in Luzerne County; and Terrapin investment fund in Clinton County.
He was arraigned by District Judge Michael Dotzel in Wilkes-Barre Township and released on $20,000 unsecured bail. ... The boy was interviewed at the Luzerne County children's Advocacy Center where he claimed Sauceda often choked, punched and struck him with a belt that has white spikes, the ...
"After four years of investigation, this morning thanks to the unending, diligent work by the Nanticoke City police Department, Pennsylvania state police and Luzerne County detectives and prosecutors, we have arrested Anthony Spudis, who now stands accused in the murder of Ms. Price," Salavantis said.
The assessed value for the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino property in Plains Twp. should remain $152.5 million, the value determined by Luzerne County assessors, a county judge decided. Both Mohegan Sun and the Wilkes-Barre Area school District appealed the assessment amount and can appeal ...
Jacob Dembowski, 25, of 237 Weavertown Road, told Luzerne County detectives that he gets sexual gratification from the surreptitious images, and also admitted that he ... Magisterial District Judge James Tupper arraigned Dembowski on Tuesday morning and released him on $20,000 unsecured bail.
Two men have been ordered to stand trial in the 2013 shooting death of a disc jockey and activist outside a northeastern Pennsylvania bar. ... A Luzerne County judge ruled Friday that there was enough evidence to send the case against 28-year-old Roberto Battle and 36-year-old David Nealy to trial on ...
Wilkes-Barre -- A Luzerne County judge has seemingly brought an end to a years-long disagreement between the Wilkes-Barre Area school Board and ... However, Burke wrote that, in Pennsylvania, appraisal of a casino for the purposes of a tax assessment can only take the value of the property into ...
DUNMORE -- FNCB Bank hired former Scranton Business Administrator David Bulzoni to the position of vice president, government banking sales officer. (read more) · Photo: N/A, License: N/A · Throwback Thursday - weather Station. With a major weather event brewing, I wanted to look back on the ...
(Kneller denies the charges and says they are retaliation for previous attempts by him to bring misconduct by a Luzerne County district judge's office to light). Kneller said ... Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania system gives district judges power over constables, creating an atmosphere that can breed corruption.
Law360, Philadelphia (December 6, 2017, 9:16 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state judge on Wednesday found a Philadelphia attorney in contempt after he advised a client ... Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge Tina Polachek Gartley told attorney Michael Brophy from the bench that attorney-client privilege in ...
It is the first time this issue has been raised in Pennsylvania's appellate court system, and the case could have significant legal implications. ... prosecutors filed a motion to compel production of the password with Judge Tina Polachek Gartley of Luzerne County Common Pleas Court, who granted it.
Jonathan Lang and his wife Maryann recently opened Lang Beverage Co. in Nanticoke, the first distillery in Luzerne County. ... sale is part of an effort to move Times Leader staff to a smaller building on the Sunday Independent's former site at market Street and North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre.
Luzerne County judge Joseph F. Sklarosky Jr. imposed the sentence, ordering Drozginski to undergo a sex-offender evaluation and avoid any activities .... In PA, when a defendant is sentenced up to 24 months less 1 day, or less, barring extenuating circumstances, the defendant will serve their time in the ...
Almost five years ago, a federal judge sent Bob Mellow to prison, and sitting in prison clearly changed the former state Senate Democratic leader. ... police shot and killed an armed man in Old Forge who they said robbed a bank Thursday in Luzerne County and led authorities on a chase that crossed ...
Jose Felix Tlatenchi, 35, of 218 Jones St., Wilkes-Barre, is being held at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on $250,000 bail after police found him behind the ... Magisterial District Judge John E. Hasay arraigned Tlatenchi on Friday morning and ordered him jailed pending a preliminary hearing Dec.
Wilkes-Barre -- Officials with the Pennsylvania Chiefs of police association have begun interviewing city employees as they begin an assessment ... Up to four members of George's administration, magisterial district judges, and Luzerne County judges and the district attorney also could be interviewed, ...
(Kneller denies the charges and says they are retaliation for previous attempts by him to bring misconduct by a Luzerne County district judge's office to light). Kneller said ... Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania system gives district judges power over constables, creating an atmosphere that can breed corruption.
Law360, Philadelphia (December 6, 2017, 9:16 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state judge on Wednesday found a Philadelphia attorney in contempt after he advised a client ... Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas Judge Tina Polachek Gartley told attorney Michael Brophy from the bench that attorney-client privilege in ...
We both know what's on there. It's only going to hurt me. No [expletive] way I'm going to give it to you.'" prosecutors filed a motion to compel production of the password with Judge Tina Polachek Gartley of Luzerne County Common Pleas Court, who granted it. Although there is no Pennsylvania case law to ...
The 58-year-old has lived in Northeast Pennsylvania for 20 years after buying a horse farm in Mount Pleasant Twp., Wayne County, following a work visit. Several months ago, he became a Luzerne County correctional officer. He's also licensed in Luzerne County as a private investigator. A lifelong ...
Lackawanna County judge Terrence Nealon on Friday denied Neil Pal's motion for a new trial for the death of Frank Bonacci. (read more) · Photo: N/A, License: N/A · Identity of man discovered dead in Wayne County still unknown. SALEM TWP. -- The identity of a man discovered dead off a road in Wayne ...
A Wilkes-Barre man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a drug trafficking organization in Luzerne County. Nelson Soto, 44, was sentenced to 10 months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. U.S. Attorney David Freed ...
POTTSVILLE -- A Luzerne County man admitted Wednesday to a Schuylkill County judge that he possessed child pornography in May. Raymond M. Shelly Jr., 36, of Wyoming, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to dissemination of photo or film of child sex acts and criminal use of a communication facility.
A man accused of possessing child pornography must give investigators the password to unlock his heavily-encrypted computer, a state Superior Court panel ruled Thursday. The ruling upholds an earlier order a Luzerne County judge issued against Joseph J. Davis. In the state court's opinion, President ...
WBRE-TV aired this video of a woman violently pushing a 12-year-old girl to the ground, garnering thousands and thousands of views and generating a flurry of tips, eventually leading to Marlenea Uravage, 29, of Wilkes-Barre, PA., being identified as the suspect in the case. She was sentenced to four to 20 ...
PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania (WNEP) -- Heartbreaking new details were presented in court Tuesday about the arson that took the lives of three boys. A magisterial district judge ruled that there is enough evidence to send the man accused of torching their home to trial. prosecutors in Luzerne County ...
Wilkes-Barre, PA ... Powell III was arraigned District Judge Joseph Halesey, who set bail at ... Powell III was transported to the Luzerne County Correctional ... other heroin trafficking charges from the Pennsylvania state police.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the vehicle that police say struck and ... But a Luzerne County Court judge as well as the superior court ...


 

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