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Iron Horse Movie Bistro Closed until New Management Found

SCRANTON - A movie theater that just opened its doors this past year is now closed. Iron Horse Movie Bistro in downtown Scranton announced early Sunday morning on Facebook that it was closed. The post directed people on how to receive refunds for gift certificates. Facebook The closure comes as The

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-21 21:57:42

Big Chuck: I'm glad my grandfather had no test

"Big Chuck" D'Imperio The topic of immigration, both legal and illegal, is the third rail in political discussions right now. An interesting twist to this is President Trump's concept of "merit-based" immigration. In theory letting only the best and the brightest into America. If this test had been

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-22 01:44:48

NEPA's Most Wanted Fugitives, 1/21/2018

Corey Nelson Wanted by: State Board of Probation and Parole. Fugitive since: Jan. 3. Wanted for: Theft by deception, flight to avoid apprehension, create/reinforce false impression. Sentenced to one to five years of incarceration. Re-paroled Dec. 29. Description: White man, 28 years old, 6 feet

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 09:25:12

Ceremony marks 59th anniversary of Knox Mine Disaster

Bob Wolensky, author of two books on the Knox Mine Disaster, points to the list of those who died in the disaster. Tony Callaio | For Times Leader James Cortegerone, right, blesses the monunment with Sam DeAlba looking on. Tony Callaio | For Times Leader Sam DeAlba, right, along with John Bal

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-21 22:39:33

Effects of Government Shutdown Felt in Northeast Pennsylvania

SCRANTON -- The federal government has shut down. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pointing blame at each other for the shutdown after no deal could be reached on a spending bill. The effects of the government shutdown can be seen in our area. A sign outside the Steamtown National Historic S

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-21 00:59:28

Splashin' with Compassion Polar Plunge

SCHOFIELD Staff writerLaura Rysz talks to Stephanie Schofield about the upcoming Fifth annual Splashin' with Compassion Polar Plunge, which benefits individuals battling cancer in Northeast Pennsylvania. Residence: Scranton Professional background:Registered nurse Title: President of Friends of Shan

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 09:24:41

Barred access to river draws ire of firefighters, boaters

KAREN VIBERT-KENNEDY/Sun-Gazette Signs posted by the state Fish and Boat Commission warn visitors that the Muncy access area to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River is closed. MUNCY - The former Muncy access area to the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, off of Railroad Street, remains closed

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Police seek woman charged with attacking another woman with Snapple bottle

SCRANTON - City police are seeking a woman accused of attacking another woman with a Snapple bottle on Thursday night. Blair Hart, 30, 1614 Linden St., second floor, Scranton, is charged with aggravated assault, robbery and related charges after an altercation near the Lackawanna County Prison at


Head-on crash in city sends five people to the hospital

Two cars collided head-on near Eastman Business Park early Sunday morning, sending five people to the hospital with injuries that police said were not life-threatening. Rochester police say one of the drivers likely ran a red light, though both denied doing so. The accident occurred about 3 a.m. at

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-21 13:31:41

Moody's lowers del Lago's credit rating

TYRE - Moody's Investor Service has dropped its del Lago Resort & Casino LLC Corporate Family credit rating from stable to negative. Moody's is a major, global, wholly-owned credit rating agency. In its Jan. 10 report, senior vice president Keith Foley said "despite the fact that del Lago Resort Cas

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-21 19:00:00

3 men shot in midtown Manhattan near Macy's, no arrests made

NEW YORK (AP) - Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy's. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon on West 31st Street. Police say the victims were taken to a hospital with injuries that a

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-22 01:14:05

Retirement party set for Ontario County Sheriff's deputy

A retirement party is planned for Friday, Jan. 23, in honor of Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Scott "Scooter" Avedisian. A retirement party is planned for Friday, Jan. 23, in honor of Ontario County Sheriff's Deputy Scott "Scooter" Avedisian. The party at Inn on the Lake in Canandaigua will celebra

MPNNOW - 2018-01-21 16:51:44

Spencerport man dies from injuries in Buffalo Rd crash

A Spencerport man has died from injuries he sustained in a two car crash last November. Michael Booth, 23, was struck by an oncoming driver on Buffalo Road in Gates on November 6, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The driver of that vehicle, 88 year-old Waldo Comfort was issued two t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-20 21:32:13

Caught on video: Is it okay to dump snow in the creek?

After a foot or more of snow fell on Honeoye Falls last weekend, village workers fired up the heavy equipment to clear the streets and sidewalks. They plowed and pushed and piled the snow, and when there was no room to pile more they dumped it off the East Street bridge into Honeoye Creek. The Democ

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-21 18:51:08

Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island to reopen amid shutdown

The two sites have been closed due to the federal government shutdown. The Democratic Cuomo says the sites are vital to the state's tourism industry, so the state will spend about $65,000 per day for the federal employees who operate the sites. He says the revenue gained more than offsets the costs.

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-01-22 01:08:07

3 students face felony charge for Livonia school threat

LIVONIA - Three teenagers have been charged in connection with a threat called in to the Livonia Central School District, reports the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Investigators and school officials identified three students that were responsible for the treat, which was mad about 4:45 p.m. Ja


Missing 91-year-old Fairfax man found dead

FAIRFAX, Va. - Fairfax Police have found the body of a 91-year-old man who was reported missing on Friday. Jerard Restaino was last seen walking out of Koons Toyota dealership on the 8600-block of Leesburg Pike in Tyson's corner. Police said he suffered from memory loss. Authorities also said infor

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-01-22 01:16:34

Police In Virginia Respond To Report of Person Being Set on Fire

Annandale, VA - Fairfax County Police Officers were responding to a report of a person being set on fire Sunday afternoon. The scene is in the 4500 block of Commons Drive in Annandale, police said in a tweet. No further details were available. Officers are in the 4500 block of Commons Drive in Annan

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-21 21:47:22

Missing McLean Resident Found Dead

A two-day search for 91-year-old McLean resident Gerard Restaino ended at 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning when Fairfax County Police officers found his body in a field in 8900 block of Leesburg Pike in Vienna. Restaino, who suffered from memory issues, initially disappeared from a car dealership in the 860

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2018-01-21 17:02:13

Virginia police investigating after human foot found in yard

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) - Police are investigating after a resident of northern Virginia found a partially decomposed human foot in a backyard. Fairfax County police said a resident of Springfield called Saturday to report possible human remains on the property. Police said the medical examiner's conf

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-21 22:08:41