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Carbondale man charged after hitting pregnant nurse in stomach

CARBONDALE - A city man was arrested Friday after striking a pregnant nurse in the stomach with a bottle of wine, police said. Robert Free, 164 S. Main St., a resident of the Regency Heights Personal Care Home, returned to the facility drunk Saturday carrying a bag containing a bottle of wine, despi

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-24 22:33:04

NEPA's Most Wanted Fugitives, 9-24/2017

Dana Ray Skeen Jr. Wanted by: Pennsylvania state police, Archbald police. Fugitive since: Sept. 1. Wanted for: Burglary, robbery, criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking, simple assault, harassment. Contact: State police at Dunmore, 570-963-3156; Archbald police, 570-876-0426. Wesley Freeman Wan

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 08:16:55

Say a final goodbye to season with Polynesian Cake

It's officially fall, but Irene Santarsiero gave us one last taste of summer. She made a cake so delicious it practically begged us to revisit the hot weather: Polynesian Cake, which earned Santarsiero a $100 grocery gift card and helps us celebrate the end of the season. "It's so easy, and that'

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 08:46:02

Paws in the Park benefits Griffin Pond Animal Shelter.

Residence: Scranton Professional background:Director of development for Children's Advocacy Center of Northeastern Pennsylvania Title: Interim director of the animal shelter Q: What was the inspiration for holding this multifaceted event? A: Paws in the Park is a family-friendly event which off

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 08:16:32

Walking for a Cure in Scranton

SCRANTON -- In efforts to raise awareness for the fight against leukemia and lymphoma, people gathered in Nay Aug Park on Saturday for the Light the Night Walk. A few hundred people turned out for the event which was sponsored by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Before the walk each participant co

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-24 02:27:20

Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Catania

Garden Life Outfitters, Clarks Summit, was the setting Sept. 17, 2016, for the wedding and reception of Elizabeth Ann Coyne and Jonathan James Catania, both of Washington, D.C. The bride is the daughter of Patrick and Stephanie Coyne, Clarks Summit. The bridegroom is the son of John and Naomi Catan

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 04:10:31

Thousands Flock to Electric City Trolley Museum to See the New Backyard Train

SCRANTON --The Electric City Trolley Museum has closed for the day, but that didn't stop people from filing in to see the new WNEP train! Sunday wrapped up the first weekend of our gifted train's reveal at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton. As of 11 a.m. on Sunday, there were 475 people w

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-24 21:53:21

Chris Kelly: END TIMES?

If you're reading this, the world did not end Saturday, as predicted by an "end times expert" who sees female bosses, gay marriage and Millennials as signs of the Apocalypse. Today, self-described "Christian numerologist" David Meade is stuck updating the doomsday calendar he bought at Hobby Lobby

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 13:12:51

Health educators pushing collaboration between disciplines

Leamor Kahanov hears the story all the time. A family doctor orders some blood tests and recommends a trip to the heart specialist. Because the two doctors don't talk to each other, the cardiologist orders the exact same blood tests, duplicating what the first doctor did. Little or no communicat

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 11:04:39

Mom's sacrifices inspire principal to help wherever she can

Heather Luklanchuk works hard to give back and inspire in as many ways as possible through work and volunteering. Failing to do so would be an insult to the way her mother, Ann, raised her and the sacrifices she made to ensure her children had opportunities that weren't always easy to afford, she

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 09:00:50

Featured high school performers entertain, pump up crowds

Miss Buck Dunmore High School Name: Marlena Pegula Age: 17 Grade: 12 Parents: Diane and Mark Pegula Fact: Marlena's costume features a hidden ladybug that honors her cousin, the late Carissa Dartt, a former homecoming queen who died in 2002. Miss Chief Lakeland Junior-Senior High School Name:

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 08:16:48

Mr. and Mrs. Francis O'Bell

They were attended by Mary Angela Sileo, sister of the bride, and the late Edward Shermonsky. Mrs. O'Bell is the daughter of the late Leonard and Angeline Pace. Prior to retirement, she worked in the nursing field. Mr. O'Bell is the son of Elizabeth O'Bell and the late Albert O'Bell. He is a grad

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 04:10:30

Scranton Schools to Dismiss Early on Monday

SCRANTON -- The late September heat means a short school day for students in Scranton on Monday. District officials say in order to protect students from the heat, classes will be dismissed early Monday. High schools and the intermediate schools let out at 11:30 a.m. The elementary schools dismiss a

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-24 22:24:33

Downtown Scranton Gets a Touch of Fall

SCRANTON - Some folks were outside and enjoying the great outdoors while beautifying the area in Lackawanna County. The Penn State Master Gardeners along with Scranton Tomorrow were near Courthouse Square planting mums on Sunday. A pop of color around the square is always appreciated come Fall, but

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-24 21:37:56

Lackawanna County Court Notes 9/23/2017

MARRIAGE LICENSES Eileen Frances Meyers and Richard Joseph Braden, both of Dunmore. Samantha Fitz-Gerald and Matthew William Molitoris, both of Clarks Summit. Anthony Michael Vivona and Wen Chen, both of Carbondale. Reagan King and Matthew Hill, both of Roaring Brook Twp. Douglas Robert Moskow

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 10:49:14

Scranton Raid: Why So Many Cops?

SCRANTON -- State troopers and agents with the state attorney general's office descended on Downtown Scranton Thursday, spending 13 hours gathering documents and computer drives in a raid of three buildings. A day later, questions remain. What exactly were they looking for? And why did they need so

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-23 00:40:11

Fratelli's Chicken Bruschetta and Apple Crunch Martini

Fratelli's Pizza and Pasta House has been a friendly fixture in Scranton for more than 20 years! We stop in to learn how they make their delicious Chicken Bruschetta and Apple Crunch Martini. Fratelli's Chicken Bruschetta 5 chicken tenderloins 2 cups marsala wine 1/2 tomato diced 5 cloves minced

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-23 13:30:07

Lackawanna County Court Notes 9/22/2017

MARRIAGE LICENSES Martin Bolger and Jaime L. McAndrew, both of Archbald. Matthew Csezmadia and Angela M. Duden, both of Clifton Twp. Jordan Michael Pope and Rebecca Mary White, both of Madison Twp. Amy Marie Ahlers and Vinicius Da Silva Santos, both of South Abington Twp. DIVORCES SOUGHT Jame

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 10:21:36

Susquehanna County Court Notes 9/23/2017

ESTATE NOTICES Donald Adams, 9592 Route 3001, Meshoppen; letters testamentary to Shirleen Adams, 102 Hunsinger Road, Springville. Josephine Dillon, 65 Cruser St., Montrose; letters testamentary to Joann Reimel, 65 Cruser St., Montrose. Joseph Brilla, New Milford Twp.; letters testamentary to Jos

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 10:49:12

Church Holds 7th Annual Rummage Sale

OLYPHANT -- "Aw, it won't fit in here, I'll have to put it in the trunk," said Nick Chichura. This was a problem for Chichura and many others outside the Saint Cyril and Methodius Church on River Street in Olyphant. Behind those doors the church was having a rummage sale to help raise money for the

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-09-22 23:16:11