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Jack L. Tully, 430 13th Ave., Scranton, and Kristine Nesko, 1242 Loomis Ave., Scranton, seeking in excess of the arbitration limits of this court, exclusive of interest and costs on two counts, for injuries suffered May 13, 2017, in an automobile accident on the Pa. Turnpike state Route 476, Lehigh ...
SCRANTON, Pa. -- A former Lackawanna County prison guard is heading to trial on sex charges. George Efthimiou was in court Wednesday for his preliminary hearing. Before that began, prosecutors withdrew his original charge of institutional sexual assault and added two new charges of ... prison

Ebony T. Morgan, of Scranton in Lackawanna County, for $2,921 in SNAP fraud and $2,659.49 in cash assistance fraud. Lashawn T. Roberts, of Sharon in Mercer County, for $3,000 in cash assistance fraud. Bethany K. Dorn, of New Brighton in Beaver County, for $3,701 in SNAP fraud and $1,179 in ... Pennsylvania
JESSUP, Pa. - A Pennsylvania couple brought their newborn baby to the Lackawanna County 911 Center to meet the woman who talked them through the delivery over the phone. That special meeting happened at the Lackawanna County 911 Center in Jessup, the same place dispatcher Katlynn ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)--Striking health professionals held a candlelight vigil at Lackawanna County Courthouse square in Scranton. Workers at first hospital in Kingston as well as Moses Taylor Hospital spent the day walking the picket lines. After months of ...
DICKSON CITY, Pa. -- A man was taken to the hospital in Lackawanna County after a fall at a construction business. It happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday at Valvano Construction just off Main Street in Dickson City. Police have not released the man's name and they're not saying much about the fall.

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Surveillance video shows a man breaking into a convenience store in Scranton. The owner of the store along Davis Street says the crook broke in through a window around 4:30 in the morning on Thursday and made off with about 10 cartons of cigarettes, blunts and cigars. Police ...
SCRANTON, Pa. -- A proposal to raise money for road repairs in Lackawanna County was rejected before it even came up for a vote. The plan would have tacked on an extra $5 fee to vehicle registrations with the money being earmarked for road and bridge repairs. The motion died on Wednesday when ...
DICKSON CITY, Pa. -- An 75-year-old woman was robbed while loading groceries into her car at Wegmans in Dickson City. According to police, the woman was loading her car on Thursday afternoon when another woman driving a silver sedan approached her and asked to use her cell phone. police ...
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Lackawanna County officials are investigating how an inmate at the county prison obtained a cellphone, which he used to post selfies purportedly taken inside his prison cell to his Facebook page. Jeffrey Mattox, a federal prison inmate from Kentucky, brazenly uploaded dozens of photos in ...
DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Police in Dickson City responded to a call by the owner of Legend's Saloon after they noticed the locks on the outdoor coolers were missing. Survellience video shows a man zigzagging through the parking lot checking door handles on cars and then swiping the padlocks from some ...
ELMHURST TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Lackawanna County is looking to create more recreational opportunities for its residents. County officials are considering whether to turn some empty land it owns into a public trail for runners and bikers. In 1980, Lackawanna County ...
DALTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Police in Lackawanna County are piecing together what caused a deadly crash Saturday afternoon. Dalton Police say a driver in a pick-up truck crossed the median on South Lackawanna Trail Highway just after 3:00p.m. on Saturday and hit another car ...
JESSUP -- The DEP is investigating reports of a yellow plume of smoke coming from the site of a new power plant being built in Lackawanna County. The smoke was spotted Tuesday at the Lackawanna County Energy Center Project in Jessup. State officials tell Newswatch 16 air quality tests detected ...
... a crash in Lackawanna County on Wednesday. According to the coroner, a 38-year-old woman from Fell Township died after being thrown from her car. The accident happened around 3 p.m. on the Roosevelt Highway near Whites Crossing. Police are investigating the crash in Lackawanna County.
Six correction officers and one former officer have been charged with sexually abusing female inmates, some for more than a decade, at a long-troubled county prison in Pennsylvania, the authorities said on Thursday. The seven men created a culture of fear and coerced sex inside the Lackawanna County ...
DUNMORE, Pa. -- Over 2,000 people laced up their shoes with the hopes of raising awareness for sudden infant death syndrome. Sunday was the 4th annual Jog for Jude event held at the Dunmore Community Center in Lackawanna County. The event is held every year in memory of Jude Zayac ...

Lackawanna County Court Notes 3/9/2018. Sponsored .... SCRANTON — United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania's plan to convert a landmark in South Scranton into its offices and an incubator for women-owned businesses remains a work in progress, representatives said. (read more).
SCRANTON -- Lackawanna County's commissioner confirms that six out of the seven corrections officers accused of sexually abusing female prisoners have been fired. The former corrections officers were charged last month after a grand jury investigation into the prison. Authorities have set up a hotline for ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNT (WBRE/WYOU) - Six Lackawanna County Prison guards, caught up in a sex scandal at the prison, are now former guards. After two days of administrative hearings, the sIx were terminated from the positions as corrections officers. Seven corrections officers were ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Its been a little more than a week since a sex scandal at the Lackawanna County prison broke wide open. On Friday, the first of seven corrections officers arrested by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office went before a judge. For nearly two ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's highest court overstepped its authority in drawing new congressional district lines and did not give state lawmakers ... SCRANTON — Charges against a Lackawanna County Prison guard accused of sexually abusing two female inmates are headed to county court.
TGC Properties LLC to Maria Pulido-Roano and Fredi Quirino, Corona, N.Y.; a property at 888 Scanlon Ave., Scranton, for $35,000. • Anthony J. IV and Jordyn Besten, Carbondale Twp., to Joseph and Mary Margaret Keiser, Pennsylvania; a property at 80 Honesdale Road, Carbondale Twp., for $140,000.
Lackawanna County Court Notes 2/21/2018 ... 16 Russian nationals and groups indicted Friday for fraud in their backing of President Donald Trump before the 2016 presidential election organized a series of “Miners for Trump” pre-election rallies across Pennsylvania, possibly including one in Scranton.
After hitting parts of Luzerne County, the storm moved north through Lackawanna County, before it finally lifted north of Lake Scranton. ... Less than one month after that record warmth and the tornado last year, most of Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania was digging out of more than two feet of snow in ...
COVINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Wrecks involving a bus and a box truck also stalled the morning commute for hundreds of drivers in Lackawanna County. Both lanes of Interstate 380 south were shut down from around 3 a.m. to 6 a.m. It happened between the Daleville and Gouldsboro exits. Emergency crews ...
Patricia A. Gatto, Michael T. Maceyko, Judy Sweriduk, Edward Maceyko, all of Pennsylvania, and Colette Pagnotti, Virginia, to Bianca A. Palfrey, Jessup; a property at 108 Hill St., Jessup, for $107,500. • USA HUD, Washington, D.C., to Xiao Hong Whitiak; a property at 113 Hill St., Jessup, for $57,000.
Homicides dropped dramatically last year in Lackawanna County, mainly because there were no vehicular homicides, which spiked numbers in 2016. .... Sean Bohinski, 37: Shot on Oct. 24 along the Susquehanna River in Plymouth Twp. by a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officer after a struggle ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A Los Angeles-based developer has his eyes on a site in Lackawanna County that has been empty for years. The former Scranton State School for the Deaf was purchased by Marywood University in 2011 but has been pretty much empty ever since.
Around 11 p.m. Thursday, Carbondale police had just made an arrest in an attempted homicide. A man shot his wife along Dundaff Street in the city. That's when officers got the call that a car chase was headed their way. They would make two more arrests before the end of the night. Police say brothers ...
A heart attack and near death experience has given former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge a ... D&L Realty Co., Dunmore, to James R. and Brittany Andrews, Lackawanna County; a property in Archbald for $45,000. ... Associated Insurance Agency of PA Inc., 5 Zimmerman St., Clarks Summit; $13,918.66.
John B. Getz Jr., state quartermaster/adjutant for the Dept. of Pa., Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, in its capacity as trustee for the Providence Memorial Post 5209 ... Gregory J. Davis, Pennsylvania, to Christine Bouton, Pennsylvania; a property at 201 E. Corey St., Scranton, for $121,900.
R.S. Maher & Son Inc., 3200 Route 39, Bliss, N.Y., and Christopher T. Hubbard, 9577 Hardys Corner, Cuba, N.Y.; seeking an unliquidated sum of damages in excess of the jurisdictional amount requiring arbitration in Lackawanna County, plus interest, costs of suit and delay damages for injuries suffered ...
Local lawmakers Tuesday announced 34 projects in Lackawanna County will receive funding through the state's Local Share Account program, which uses revenue the state receives ... Children's Advocacy Center of Northeast Pennsylvania: $25,000 to complete Phase II of the therapy center renovations.
Dr. Pasierb and Giordano are both from the Mount Cobb area in Lackawanna County. Jodi Padavano lives in the same area. She says she too has to drive nearly an hour to work each day and she worries. "A lot of times I just stay in the right lane and just kind of stay behind somebody. The cars are passing ...
Lackawanna County Court Notes 1/23/2018 .... Genealogical society closes, distributes records. With a lack of people willing to be leaders and a decline in membership, the Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania closed its doors in November. (read more) ...
14 by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General for procuring for self/others drugs by fraud and conspiracy. • Diane Talarico, 59, 214 Knapp Road, Clarks Summit, arrested June 23 by state police for DUI, DUI: controlled substance — schedule 1, DUI: controlled substance — combination alcohol/drugs, ...
Cops: Drunk Pennsylvania mom left kids to fend for themselves .... TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested after one of her children reported she'd been drinking for three days straight and police found her passed out on the couch, with her four kids left to fend for themselves.
The Lackawanna County facility was once the largest employer in the county, with nearly 5,000 employees. Eyewitness News has learned a "Warn Notice" is being sent to state regulators. Those notices are mandated when an employer in Pennsylvania plans to layoff 50 or more employees. In the notice ...
Lakeland School District's seventh-grade basketball team wins the championship. Front row, from left: Frank Krantz, Mike Bochnovich, John Krisa, T.J. Gretch, Mike Duricko and Erik Yablonski. Back: Bruce Hill, coach; Matt Owens, Steve Takacz, Jim Pittsman, Bob Goodrich, Don Cole, Bob Bennett and Jeff ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - A World War 2 marine killed in the line of duty has finally been laid to rest 75 years after making the ultimate sacrifice. The community came together today at nativity of Our Lord Church in Scranton to honor the life of Marine Private First Class Harold ...
Flu cases spike in Northeast Pennsylvania. The influenza season is in full bloom in Northeast Pennsylvania, with the number of verified cases across the region more than quadrupling in just the last three weeks. (read more). Times-Tribune / Published: January 12, 2018 ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Governor Tom Wolf was in Lackawanna County Friday and he brought millions of dollars for several community revitalization efforts. Projects in Carbondale, Dickson City and Scranton will all get a boost. The governor stopped by the 100-block of ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - The commonwealth of Pennsylvania is helping Scranton with plans to create a new pocket park in the city's downtown. State officials are providing $400,000 to transform an empty lot on Wyoming Avenue into green space. The site in the 200-block of ...
Serial bank robber pleads guilty in federal court. A Dunmore man charged with robbing 14 banks in four Northeast Pennsylvania counties over the course of years pleaded guilty to the offenses Tuesday in federal court. (read more) · Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2018: ...
BENTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Some people stay inside when it's cold, others embrace the bitter temperatures. Eyewitness News found two men who believe the weather is perfect for ice fishing. "The two of us were walking here, it was just turning light this morning," said ...
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- With the temperature continuing to drop, one local church has decided to open its doors to the homeless for now. Back in June, members of Bethel AME Church in Scranton elected to not open the shelter this year because of lack of volunteers.
SCRANTON -- After deciding last month that it would close its doors, an area shelter decided to cancel those plans and reopen. The Bethel AME Church on North Washington Avenue in Scranton announced back in November that due to lack of volunteers they wouldn't be able to take anyone in.
Newswatch 16 caught up with some people at Hillside Park near Clarks Summit, sledding and, for the first time this season, hitting the ice. “It's just about getting people out here. Getting kids and people outside and active. That's what we're here to promote,” stated Mark Spatz, Abington Joint Recreation ...
Chris W. and Karen Joyce Roberto, South Abington Twp., to Christopher T. and Elizabeth A. Swarts, Lackawanna County; a property at 132 Burcher St., South ... Pennsylvania American Water Co., 800 Hershey Park Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania American Water Co., 800 Hershey Park Drive, Hershey, and ...


 

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