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Water Slow to Recede in Scranton

"This is the worst ever, but every time we get anything from just a moderate storm, we get flooding, a couple inches in our basements. It's a fight all the time," said Leonard Srebro of Scranton.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-14 23:28:19

Part of I-81 in Lackawanna County to Close for Flood Damage Repairs

SCRANTON, Pa. — One lane of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County will be down to one lane for the next three days to repair flooding damage and clear drainage ditches.Interstate 81 north between exit 182 (Davis Street/Montage Mountain Road) and exit 184 (River Street) will be down to one lane from 9 a

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-14 14:29:04

Flood Gates Closed in Scranton

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PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-14 06:30:11

Roads Blocked in West Pittston After Flooding

WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- Crews are getting ready for the river to crest Wednesday in Luzerne County.Roadblocks were up all along Susquehanna Avenue in West Pittston.The Water Street Bridge is also closed while officials kept an eye on the rising river in Luzerne County.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-15 10:33:32

Watching Rising River Levels in Luzerne County

WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- While most creeks and streams are starting to recede, concern is now shifting to the Susquehanna River which is near or past flood stage in some spots.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-15 16:17:44

Coroner: West Scranton toddler overheated, death ruled accident

Most ReadRecent CommentsDuryea police advising some residents to evacuateRecovery continues 2 months after tornado tore through shopping district in W-B Twp.Live updates: Tunkhannock wins again at LLWSBlade Runners: Mostly male mulch-mowing motorheads hit the streets of BlakelyUpdated Story: Tunkhan

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Scranton School District Receives $6 Million from State

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Scranton School District will receive an additional $6 million in state funding for 2019.That announcement was made Tuesday at Senator John Blake's office in downtown Scranton.The extra money is a result of meetings with Governor Tom Wolf and because the Scranton School District

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-14 22:03:05

Super 16 Team #15: Scranton Prep Cavaliers

After winning three straight district titles, the Scranton Prep football team is hoping for another successful season in 2018. They begin the year ranked 15th in our preseason Super 16 Countdown.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-15 03:48:11

Montage Mountain Moosic Festival canceled before its debut at Scranton water park | NEPA Scene

FollowingCamp Biscoand thePeach Music Festivalin July,Montage Mountain Waterparkwas gearing up to host thebrand new, smaller-scale Montage Mountain Moosic Festivalon Saturday, Aug. 18 but quietly canceled the all-ages event before its debut.

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Coroner: Improper air conditioner use led to child’s death

**Embargo: Scranton-Wilkes Barre, PA** The Lackawanna County coroner says 1-year-old Nicole Heaton died from hyperthermia and dehydration.SCRANTON, Pa. — Thedeath of a baby in Scranton, Pennsylvaniahas been ruled an accident.The Lackawanna County coroner says 1-year-old Nicole Heaton died from hyper

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-08-14 20:14:22

One Child Dead, Another Hospitalized; Investigation Underway in Scranton

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Woman sentenced for smuggling drugs into prison

Most ReadRecent CommentsDuryea police advising some residents to evacuateRecovery continues 2 months after tornado tore through shopping district in W-B Twp.Live updates: Tunkhannock wins again at LLWSBlade Runners: Mostly male mulch-mowing motorheads hit the streets of BlakelyUpdated Story: Tunkhan

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Scranton preteen's career hits climb with Little League World Series singing gig

The Scranton 11-year-old has made the rounds around Northeast Pennsylvania as a master of the national anthem, performing it at such places as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders games, Roba Family Farms and Pocono Raceway. And on Friday, Aug. 17, Tierney will sing the tune for the crowds at the Little

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Flooding Buckles Road in Old Forge

The Lackawanna River, where it meets Lonesome Road in Old Forge, is one of the big trouble spots.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-14 11:20:25

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Fire destroys two homes in Wilkes-Barre

"Now I have a burnt house, now 2 of them actually and it's not the same thing it messes up the neighborhood, they were nice houses," said Joseph Lallave of Wilkes-Barre.

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Back to School Bonanza set for Aug. 26 at Marketplace at Steamtown | Abington Journal

The University of Scranton and community partners will hold the seventh annual Back to School Bonanza Community Fair, together, with the university’s incoming class of 2022 Aug. 26 at The Marketplace at Steamtown. From left, first row, CJ Lazor, Katrine Lazor, administrative assistant, The Marketpla

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New Greenhouses at Dunmore Elementary

"I think it's great because we need to understand that we grow local and that we can go global and understand that if we sustain this type of a greenhouse, we can use it as an education project for students to learn wellness, good health, make their own food, and the kids really enjoy coming and bei

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-08-13 21:59:29

Court upholds firing of Tunkhannock principal after two DUI pleas | Times Leader

TUNKHANNOCK — For a former Tunkhannock Area elementary school principal, Commonwealth Court has ruled that, in the case of drunk-driving pleas, its two strikes and you’re out.

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-13 22:39:00

Scranton Plan Pleads Guilt to Murder and Arson

SCRANTON, Pa. — A homeowner in Scranton pleaded guilty to third degree murder and arson for a fire that killed his brother.Diomedes Ceballos admitted arranging to have his brother burn down his house on 12th Avenue for insurance money and promising him a $5,000 cut.Ceballos’ brother was badly burned

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