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In 1919, members of the American Expeditionary Force from World War I convened in Paris for a three-day meeting to found the American Legion.
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First National Community Bank in Jenkins Township decided to stay closed until Monday after it was held up late Thursday afternoon.
The smell of melting vinyl siding filled the area as the flames consumed the home at 6 Sweitzer Road, clouding the area with thick, black smoke.
Police said a black man, wearing a black leather jacket with a gray hooded jacket, black shoes, a black hat and dark jeans entered a checkout aisle where he gave a clerk a $100 bill for an item that cost $4.43.
A Luzerne County jury on Tuesday convicted a Pittston man for swindling $23,100 from an 81-year-old woman.
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An executive at a convenience store chain will be the principal speaker at the 109th annual dinner of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County.
Lawyers for the plaintiffs, who claim they were illegally paid only by debit cards, want a certification hearing to officially make the case a class action suit.
With the county government strapped for cash, Luzerne County Council's budget and finance committee voted Tuesday evening to advance a proposed resolution that would slash the amount of time elected tax collectors have to turn over money from property tax bills.
A Pittston woman lit curtains on fire at the assisted living facility where she lived because she was upset no one would go for a walk with her or give her a cigarette, police said.
A judge dismissed a $500 fine on Tuesday against a Pittston landlord for a tenant's failure to clean up dog poop and garbage piled up near the basement door on the property.
Council Tuesday night voted unanimously against moving forward with a regionalized police force that has been proposed for the Greater Pittston towns of Duryea, Avoca, Dupont, Hughestown, Laflin and Jenkins Township.
Police say 59-year-old Charlotte Raeggs put dozens of people in danger when she set her curtains on fire inside her room at Pittston Manor on March 1. WNEP-TV said she admitted to the crime in court on Tuesday and was taken to the Luzerne County jail.
The Hughestown Borough Council voted during Monday's council meeting to continue participating in an intergovernmental study to determine the costs associated with the formation of a regionalized police force for several Greater Pittston Area communities.