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Roger Freed named new 9th grade principal at WAHS

Freed comes to the position most recently from Jackson Primary School, where he served as assistant principal since August. He replaces Dr. Justin Ross, who recently was named head principal of Williamsport Area Middle School. Freed's career in education began in 2011 as a math teacher at WAHS befo

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Fire departments warn about dangers of ice jams

ENDICOTT (WBNG) -- Fire departments are warning about the potential dangers of ice jams following the rescue of an Endicott man on Sunday. Along various parts of the Susquehanna River you might notice some ice jams. Chief Meteorologist Howard Manges explained how ice jams are created by rain and wa

WBNG-TV - 2018-01-16 02:03:00

Culver: CSVT will change local landscape

SUNBURY - When asked whether the average citizen fully comprehends the kind of change a complete Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway will usher to the area, state Rep. Lynda Schlegel-Culver (R-108) simply said, "Probably not." All most see now are shifting mounds of dirt, the occasional re-routing of

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-01-15 12:05:00

Susquehanna River recedes after ice jam concern

WILKES-BARRE - The Susquehanna River began to recede overnight after cresting above 20 feet Sunday night due to an ice jam just south of the Wilkes-Barre Railroad Connecting Bridge, also known as the Frog Bridge. What appears like Boulder Field at Hickory Run State Park, large chunks of ice cover th

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-15 13:23:07

Ervina Hamilton and Daryll Lane Phillips

Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Ervina Hamilton, Aliquippa, to Daryll Lane Phillips, Scranton. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gertha Parrish, Aliquippa, and the late Ervin Hamilton. She is a graduate of Hopewell High School and earned an associate degree from Pit


Area woman crochets seasonally themed hats throughout the year for regional newborns

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Over the last six years, Corinne Sohns, Scott Township, has crocheted about 450 seasonally themed hats for newborn babies, including many welcomed at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton. Retired teacher and grandmother Corinne Sohns, Scott Township, Lackawanna

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2018-01-14 09:17:42

Northern tier gets hit with snow and ice

TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- The bitter cold is back and giving us all a reality check just one day after spring-like weather. As for the snow we got early this morning, the northern tier got hit the hardest. "It's really cold out today. It's freezing," said Robin Branzburg. Brrr! Onc


River Ice Causes Flooding at State Park in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT -- The river ice has closed a state park in Lycoming County. Video from the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat on Facebook shows all the ice that has backed up, flooding Susquehanna State Park in Williamsport. The park is closed while all that frigid water and ice move along the Susquehanna


Images of murder suspect shared by Bridgeport police

BRIDGEPORT-City police have reissued images a suspect they say was involved in an unsolved murder in March 25, 2015. The photos and video clip show the suspect who allegedly killed Hakeem "Sonny" Joseph, a clerk working the T Market on Reservoir Avenue when he was shot dead just before 8 a.m. The im

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 18:04:44

Teens charged in Bass Pro gun theft

BRIDGEPORT - Two teens have been charged with breaking into Bass Pro Shop and stealing a muzzle- loading rifle they mistook for a shotgun. Wegueson Simeon, 19, was charged with third-degree burglary, fifth-degree larceny, theft of a firearm and criminal mischief while Dominique Reid, 19, was charged

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-15 21:34:29

Several inches of snow in the forecast

The National Weather Service says a few inches of snow could fall Tuesday into Wednesday. Although its said the snow will be light, there are some differing snowfall totals. On Monday morning the forecast calls for 1 to 3 inches. But a map prepared by the NWS's Boston office is forecasting 3 to 4 in

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-15 07:42:29

Fairfield police search for suspect who allegedly stole from customers at grocery stores

Fairfield police are searching for this man believed to have taken wallets and cash from shoppers. (Photo: Fairfield police) FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Fairfield police are searching for a man who they say stole from shoppers at local grocery stores. According to police, on Nov. 19, 2017, multiple

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 03:54:08

School district wants security but not the bill

BRIDGEPORT - Pressed for cash, members of the city school board are looking to stop footing the bill for police who cover district sporting events. Facilities Chairman Chris Taylor, whose committee is recommending the action to the full board, said his intent is not to end the coverage but rather sh

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-15 15:44:00

'I heard screaming coming from the tracks'

'I heard screaming coming from the tracks'Witness to Friday's train accident at Topstone describes scene Mikaela Dalessio was still awake on Friday night, Jan. 12, when she heard loud screams coming from the railroad tracks beside her Ridgefield home on Topstone Road. "I was awake in my bedroom and

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-01-15 13:15:03

Army vet sues VA over scalpel left in body after surgery

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, sued the VA in U.S. Dist

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-15 18:42:52

Man sought after allegedly stealing 2 doorbells, 3 themostats from Home Depot

Fairfield police are looking to identify this suspect who allegedly stole from a Home Depot in December. (Photo: Fairfield police) FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Fairfield police are looking for a man who allegedly stole two doorbells and three thermostats from a Home Depot last December. According to

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 02:56:09

True or False: Consuming information in 'Fake News' era

VALDOSTA - Amanda Faircloth of Tifton once watched a documentary on the Science Channel about an amazing, new discovery. "They'd found a mermaid that had washed ashore," Faircloth said. "I was blown away and amazed." However, when she went online to learn more about the mermaid, she discovered it wa

SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-14 08:00:00

Mayor: EverBank Field to open Sunday night for Jaguars celebration

Jaguars fans now have a place to celebrate the team's biggest win in 18 years. Mayor Lenny Curry announced Sunday afternoon that EverBank Field would be open for fans to greet the returning players following their 45-42 AFC divisional playoff victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Curry said that

ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD - 2018-01-14 21:43:04

10 workers dead after bridge unexpectedly collapses

BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian officials say 10 workers died after a bridge they were building outside the nation's capital collapsed. Civil Defense authorities say the laborers were working on drainage along the bridge when the structure fell Monday about 60 miles from Bogota. Nine people were killed

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 05:20:26

The burden of proof: The City Council's does oversight

Far be it for a newspaper committed to rooting out government waste and misdeeds to judge harshly new City Council Speaker Corey Johnson's decision to supercharge a sleepy investigations committee by beefing up its staff and expanding subpoena power. And give Johnson credit for tapping as chair sh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:30:00