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Spring start planned for Montrose South Main St. sidewalk project

Construction on the South Main Street sidewalk project in Montrose is expected to begin this spring. The project has involved several different entities working together to coordinate work efforts.


Valentine’s Day Baby Delivered in Rush Hour Traffic on Pennsylvania's Blue Route

Two Montgomery County police officers were dispatched to an interesting scene early on Valentine’s Day. In the middle of morning rush hour on the Blue Route (Interstate 476), a mother was in labor.


Schuylkill Haven Man Killed in Utility Cart Crash in Susquehanna County

A Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania man is dead following a utility cart crash in Susquehanna County. State Police say 25-year-old Benjamin Sippel was driving a golf-cart utility vehicle on Carter Road in Rush Township at 2:59 p.m. February 9 when he lost control and the EZGo rolled over, ejecting him.


Pennsylvania man accidentally runs over, kills wife in their driveway

PALMER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a man accidentally ran over and killed his wife in the driveway of their Pennsylvania home. Palmer Township police say the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Thursday, moments after 66-year-old Debra Mitchell got out of the car.


Federal court will hear case of man who claimed Capital One Auto Finance violated Pennsylvania laws

PHILADELPHIA -- A district court has denied a motion to remand filed by a person who sued Capital One Auto Finance after his vehicle was repossessed. On Jan. 23, Judge Harvey Bartle III for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied Randy Langer's motion to remand on the


Notre Dame Crusaders claim third seat in Scholarship Challenge finals

SAYRE — Notre Dame high school secured their spot as winners of the Scholarship Challenge qualifying round three after beating defending champions Athens High School on Saturday in Sayre.


Pennsylvania Drug Bust Leads to New Tenant at Delaware Zoo: Alligator

DOVER, Del. (AP/WBOC) - A Pennsylvania drug bust has led to a new resident at a zoo in Delaware: an alligator. DNREC's Brandywine Zoo is caring for the 2-foot-long alligator that was discovered at a Coatesville, Pennsylvania home during the Feb. 8 drug bust. The zoo agreed to house the alligator at


Pennsylvania Judge Sued After Calling Immigration On Couple’s Wedding Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who says he was unlawfully detained on his wedding day by a Pennsylvania judge who wrongly suspected he was in the United States illegally filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, alleging violations of his constitutional rights.


1 year after first medical marijuana sale in Pennsylvania, here's where things stand

Today is the one-year anniversary of the first medical marijuana sale under the Pennsylvania law passed in 2016. The first Lancaster County sale came about three weeks later, on March 10, 2018.


Pennsylvania child Cherrie Mahan still missing after getting off school bus in 1985

February 22, 1985 began like any other Friday for Cherrie Mahan's family in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Cherrie was just eight years old and was in the third grade at a nearby school, just north of Pittsburgh.


16 To The Rescue: Jocelyn

BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Jocelyn is a 5-year-old domestic shorthair mix at True Friends Animal Welfare Center near Montrose. Jocelyn has been there for close to a year and volunteers believe it's because of the way she looks.


Execution of Pennsylvania search warrant turns up heroin, crack, alligator: police

A roughly 3-foot long alligator is moving to the zoo after it was discovered in a Pennsylvania home last week while law enforcement was executing a search warrant, authorities said Thursday.


Brackney Inn Nears Re-Opening After 16 Months And Two Fires

BRACKNEY, P.A. - Walking through the Brackney Inn, owner Greg MacBlane points out some of the newly finished rooms in the building he's owned for the past 17 years. It's been 16 months since a beer has been passed over the bar, but MacBlane is confident that he'll be back open for business sometime


Folk foul shots net BR win

Kaleb Folk hit two free throws with less than one second on the clock to lift Blue Ridge over Montrose 47-45. The Raiders got out early on the host Meteors. Sam Cosmello was 5-6 at the free throw line and scored 9 points to outduel Montrose’s Brennah Gilhool who had 8 points. Blue Ridge had a five p


Here Are Pennsylvania's Most Prolific Robocallers

Robocalls are annoying. There's nothing worse than seeing your phone buzz, picking up, and hearing a robotic voice on the other end try to dupe you into giving up your bank and credit card information. And with tax season coming up, Pennsylvania can expect even more.


Rig Wreck Ties Up Traffic on Interstate 81 in Susquehanna County

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A crash on Interstate 81 south near the Susquehanna/Lackawanna County line tied up traffic Monday afternoon. Trooper say a tractor-trailer from New Jersey slammed into the back of a slow-moving rig hauling diapers near the I-81 southbound Lenox exit (205) around 2 p.m.


Push resumes to recognize official Pennsylvania amphibian

The Eastern hellbender (Photo by Dave Herasimtschuk, U.S. Department of Agriculture: usda.gov) "The Eastern hellbender exemplifies what is good about Pennsylvania's waterways."


Pennsylvania girls form first all-female Boy Scout troop

A group of 17 girls in Pennsylvania have formed the nation’s first all-female Boy Scout troop since the organization began accepting girls this month. Chester County’s Troop 19 held their first official meeting in recent weeks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Thrilling win for EL girls

Youth pulled Elk Lake through in a thrilling 48-45 win over Lakeland in a Lackawanna League Division III/IV Crossover game. Freshman Lily Decker was fouled on a drive to the basket with 1:30 to go to give the Lady Warriors the lead; and classmate Katie Jones sunk a pair of free throws down the stret


Cabot's Sneaky Attack on Pennsylvania Cancer Survivor Reveals Dirty Agenda to Silence Environmentalists

A Cabot Oil & Gas natural gas drill at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. Spencer Platt / Getty Images. Cabot Oil & Gas, a company with $765 million in assets in 2017, doesn't like environmental nonprofits meddling in its dirty business in Pennsylvania. And the company is d