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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

Misericordia represented in Harrisburg for legislative announcements

Misericordia University was represented in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Sept. 6, when a group of legislators, advocates and college students joined Gov. Tom Wolf as he announced a series of legislative efforts to address sexual violence on college campuses and in K-12 schools. Participating in the progr

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-19 10:01:14

Sullivan drug sweep a 'major, major hit'

MONTICELLO - A drug sweep Monday night led to the arrests of eight suspects from a ring that distributed and sold heroin in Sullivan County, County District Attorney Jim Farrell said. "This is a major, major hit," Farrell said at a news conference Wednesday. Authorities said some of the suspects cam

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-20 21:51:39

At least 7 charged in Sullivan heroin ring investigation

MONTICELLO - Police and prosecutors announced "the arrest of multiple individuals following a major heroin distribution investigation" on Tuesday, but released little else about the sweep. State police and Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell, in a terse news release, said the suspects were

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-19 15:45:39

Eight charged in heroin distribution operation in Sullivan County

MONTICELLO, N.Y. >> A months-long state police investigation ended this week with the arrest of eight current and former New Jersey residents who moved to Sullivan County to distribute heroin, authorities said. The state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team and the Sullivan County District At

DAILY FREEMAN - 2017-09-20 04:00:00

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

Monticello plans $100M redesign of high school

MONTICELLO - The Monticello School District plans to put a $100 million high school renovation before voters in December. The proposal calls for a substantial redesign of the high school building. Features include a technology-based "library of the future" with a media center, a courtyard with an am

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-21 01:21:20

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

Best bets for weekend entertainment

Jump, Jive an' Jazz! The sounds of jazz will fill Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 24. "Jump, Jive an' Jazz!" at 6:30 p.m. in the grand ballroom and features music from Patrick Marcinko Jr.'s Upper Valley Winds Big Band, Bob Dorough's "Schoo

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 10:03:59

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

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

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

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

Tractor strikes tree and pins man under vehicle, killing him

SPRING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has died in a tractor accident. Authorities say the man became pinned under the vehicle after it struck a tree on Sunday afternoon in Jackson Township. SPRING GROVE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has died in a tractor accident. Authorities say the man beca

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-18 16:37:00

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

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

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

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., dies at age 64

Joseph M. Piccolo of Matamoras, Pa., died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at his home. He was 64. He was born on September 19, 1952 in Port Jervis, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph and Carmella Marioni Piccolo. He graduated from Delaware Valley High School and continued his education at Bloomsburg Univer

PIKECOUNTYCOURIER.COM - 2017-09-20 17:44:00