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Avoca, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Avoca, PA include 18641. The median home price in Avoca is $92,500. More Avoca information.

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Wednesday | Examiner.com

Weather History: July 9: Record temps, storms, tropics, wind, flooding & snow

A hot blast of air in the middle of a sweltering summer pushed the mercury up to 115A at Fort Scott and Lawrence, KS.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Planners mull I-81 bypass, widening projects

Major projects to ease worsening congestion on Northeastern Pennsylvania's busiest stretch of Interstate 81 are still at least several years away.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

This week's meetings

Jenkins Township supervisors, special meeting for park and recreation plan input, 7 p.m., municipal building, 46A1 2 Main St. Luzerne County Council, interview session for authorities, boards, and commissions applicants, 6 p.m., council meeting room, courthouse, 200 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Class Reunions

Wyoming Area High School, Class of 1979, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Ernie G's, Avoca.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Times Leader

Local chatter: Seton grad earns doctorate in organic chemistry

Maria DeMuro Winters, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeMuro, of Pittston, recently graduated from Bryn Mawr College with a Ph.D in organic chemistry.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Avoca man found with drugs

Richard Dudzick, 37, 700 Swift St., Avoca, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Police: Avoca resident picked fight with disabled man

Vincent Birtel, 43, of 710 Spring St., was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Spending bill tied to private liquor licenses passes committe vote

A key House committee approved a $29.1 billion spending plan Tuesday that would raise $380 million in revenue from the sale of new private liquor licenses.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Interstate 81 North - all lanes open

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation report that both lanes on Interstate 81 North between Wilkes-Barre and Avoca are now open.

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The Citizens' Voice

Lawmakers express dismay at Sandusky findings

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's report on the investigation of child predator Jerry Sandusky confirmed what many legislators from Northeastern Pennsylvania suspected all along.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Misericordia holds pinning ceremony for nursing students

Misericordia University nursing students who participated in the recent nursing pinning ceremony, first row from left, are Jocelyne Bell, Jordan Papp, Benjamin Annibali, Palmyra, Alexandra Flormann, Tamara Bradley, Erin Smith, Kayla Zechman and Katie Moran.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Times-Tribune

PennDOT, turnpike to study a Scranton bypass

In a bid to reroute potentially a third of the daily traffic on Interstate 81 in the Scranton area, transportation officials announced Thursday a study that could create a bypass around Scranton using the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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