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Governor Wolf Kicks Off Visits to 14 Northern Pennsylvania Counties

(WBRE/WYOU) Governor Tom Wolf was visiting several counties around the Commonwealth on Wednesday. He kicked off a series of visits to 14 counties in northern Pennsylvania with stops in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County; Tunkhannock, Wyoming County; Montrose, Susquehanna Count; and Dushore, Sullivan County.

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 18:18:26

HS CROSS COUNTRY: Wirth sets course record

Tyler Wirth set a course record at Montrose in 15:43 to lead Wallenpaupack to three wins in a Lackawanna League boys cross country meet Tuesday. Brandon Curley of Montrose set a school record in 16:28. At Honesdale, Kyle Burke finished first overall and Daniel Uhranowski was third to lead Abingto

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:55:51

DJ Choices program offers MCA students hope with anti-drug recovery message

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Guest speakers Frank Rodriguez, a barber from Milton, and Pastor Lance Fessler of Lewisburg, address the student body in attendance at Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium during the DJ Choices assembly program, an anti-drug program sponsored by the Greater Susquehanna

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Tw

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-19 21:52:00

Vehicle of man accused of killing 3-month-old baby found at airport

GWINNETT COUNTY, GA -- Police searching for a man accused of causing fatal injuries to his 3 month-old baby have found his vehicle at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. Charles Hamilton, 44, was caring for the child September 9 while the baby's mother went to a laundromat to clean

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-19 23:04:00

Small Businesses, Big Bark!

Dozens of small businesses in Northeastern Pennsylvania are joining forces this week. It's all in the name of giving back to two area animal rescues including "It's Ruff Without A Roof" in the Union Dale Area of Susquehanna County. Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey visited the rescue in the Northern Tier o

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-19 08:03:05

DEC officers treat sick hawk, owl

State Department of Environmental Conservation officers helped rescue two wild birds, according to a media release. On Sept. 3, DEC officers Russell Fetterman and Ryan Wing, a recent graduate of the 21st Basic Academy on Aug. 25, rescued an ill great horned owl in the Otsego County town of Laurens.

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 23:47:57

First day of school in Forest City School District

FOREST CITY, SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - It may be the middle of September but Tuesday was only the first day of school in the Forest City Regional School District because of an ongoing renovation project. Classes were delayed for several weeks. "It's weird. I don't really like it but there is

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 22:03:28

School Finally in Session in Forest City

FOREST CITY - Students at a school in Susquehanna County are finally starting their school year Classes in the Forest City Regional School District were delayed about three weeks due to a renovation project at the school. Construction to the gym, classrooms, and other areas of the school fell behind

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-19 16:22:57

Summer vacation over in Forest City schools

FOREST CITY - Summer vacation is finally over for Forest City Regional School District students. Students returned to class Tuesday, after a delay caused by the ongoing $10 million renovations on campus. "The kids were excited to get back," said Superintendent Jessica Aquilina, Ed.D. "Our contrac

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:44:07

Harpursville Fire Chief Named New Acting Fire Coordinator

Harpursville Fire Chief Jeff Buckler has been named acting Broome County Fire Coordinator. Buckler will replace Thomas Vroman as of September 25, 2017. "When it comes to the safety of the residents of Broome County we want the absolute best," said Broome County Executive Jason Garnar. "Jeff Buckler'

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-20 23:44:00

Jury convicts man of killing wife in 2000

COOPERSTOWN - Casey James Callahan, 52, was found guilty Friday morning in Otsego County Court of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elizabeth Welsh Callahan 17 years ago. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and announced its decision at about 11:30 a.m. Judge John F. Lambert

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:11:13

New Parking Rules During Wayne Memorial Hospital Expansion

HONESDALE -- Wayne Memorial Hospital is getting a major makeover, and it means there are new rules for parking there. Work has only just started on a massive expansion at the hospital in Honesdale, but the impacts are already plain to see. Big areas are fenced off. Signs are everywhere, and consider

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-19 21:33:34

Mountain View school board suspends principal

Mountain View Elementary Principal Christine Kelly was officially suspended from her position, with pay, by the school board at the Monday, Sept. 11, meeting. Kelly was arrested on theft charges nearly two weeks ago by Susquehanna County detectives after school officials reported money had been miss

WCEXAMINER.COM - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Nighttime detour planned on 81N in Susquehanna County

LENOX TWP. - A detour is planned on northbound Interstate 81 in Susquehanna County from Thursday night into Friday morning for the Lenoxville Road bridge project. Crews will perform beam erection work during the closure, which will be in effect from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m., the state Department of Trans

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 17:23:35

Lady Blackhawks overcome by Sidneys five goals

OXFORD The visiting Warriors netted five goals to claim the victory over host Oxford, 5-1 as a final. Lady Blackhawk keeper Lexi Kohlhepp saved 12 of Sidneys 17 shots on goal. Kohlhepp recorded one of those saves from a penalty kick. OXFORD The visiting Warriors netted five goals to claim the victo

EVENING SUN - 2017-09-20 15:03:58

This weekend: Local dentist offices helping families get free dental care

TOWN OF UNION (WBNG) -- This Saturday, Progressive Dental will host its twenty-second annual "Doctors with a Heart Day." The purpose of the event is to provide low income families with free dental services. Services include cleanings, fillings, extractions, fluoride treatments and x-rays. The Progre

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-18 23:26:00

Kirkwood roads will get state funding

Sixteen to 20 miles of Kirkwood roads will be repaired through a $400,000 grant from the state, state Sen. Fred Akshar, R-District 52, and Town of Kirkwood Supervisor Gordon Kniffen announced Monday. The $1.8 million project is expected to be finished by the summer of 2018. The money is allocated t

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-18 17:57:30

Town of Kirkwood receives funding to update roads

TOWN OF KIRKWOOD (WBNG) -- Senator Fred Akshar announced Monday a $1.8 million project to update and repave roads throughout Kirkwood. Akshar said the town will update 16 to 20 miles of road with cold mix pavement and an additional 24 miles of road with standard pavement. Akshar said the Town work

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-18 21:34:00

Liberty School District: 2 students suspended, 1 of them for possessing knives

LIBERTY - Two students from Liberty High School were suspended on Tuesday in unrelated incidents, one involving possession of knives, according to the district. One student was in possession of marijuana, and another student had two "small knives" with a blade of less than two inches, the district s

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:29:21