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  1. Judge rules Kerr-McGee suit is over; plaintiffs appealRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Plaintiffs in a suit that alleges they were harmed by toxic waste from a now-shuttered creosote plant have appealed a federal judge's ruling that they must drop efforts to collect further damages. The ruling handed down Monday and the appeal filed Wednesday are the latest developments in a case that dates back to 2005, when about 4,000 people who lived near the creosote plant in Avoca filed suit against Kerr-McGee, which operated the plant for 40 years before it closed in 1996.

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  2. A day in the life of a Geisinger Life Flight crew ready for any emergencyRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | Weekender

    Life Flight flight EMT Darlene Murawski organizes medical equipment inside the helicopter at Life Flight's hangar at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca.

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  3. No Arrests after Four Robberies in Pittston AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... family owned, operated, and somebody targeted us," said Curry Donuts employee Lindsey Delazzari. On Friday, police in Avoca released video of a man walking into the Golden Star Chinese restaurant on Main Street before robbing it. "How many places ...

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  4. Nagy-SokolasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | The Citizens' Voice

    Kayla M. Nagy and Michael R. Sokolas of Avoca, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Brian and Denise Nagy of Moscow.

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  5. Henrietta Snopkowski Kudasik celebrates 106th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Henrietta Snopkowski Kudasik of Queens, N.Y., formerly of Avoca, celebrated her 106th birthday Oct. 25, 2015. She is the last survivor of her immediately family, including husband, Walter; son, Walter and daughters, Eleanor and Barbara; siblings: brothers, Stanley, Edward , Michael , Bernard ; sisters, Stasia O'Hop, Anna Dolan, Mary and Helen Bartnicki.

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  6. Your OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    TRIBUNE FILE Construction work progresses earlier this year on the $44 million expansion of Interstate Route 81 in Avoca and its access to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. A writer criticizes drivers who ignore yield signs in new traffic circles that were built as part of the project.

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  7. Namedropper, Nov. 25, 2015Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... at 9 a.m. Misericordia University medical imaging club members, including Melissa Evans of Scranton and Kelly Lynch of Avoca, hosted "Cougars Connect for Cancer," an awareness and fundraising project in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month ...

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  8. King's team going to - bowl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Carmen Lobrutto, Hughestown, Joshua Gilford, Harding, Mike Prociak, Jenkins Twp, Zachary Hoffman, Dupont, Dr. Barry Williams, Dean, McGowan School of Business and Kyler Kovaleski, Avocacv21kingsp2Warren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice WARREN RUDA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER King's College accounting team members and their professor, from left: Carmen Lobrutto, Hughestown; Joshua Guilford, Harding; Mike Prociak, Jenkins Twp.; Zachary Hoffman, Dupont; Dr. Barry Williams, dean, McGowan School of Business; and Kyler Kovaleski, Avoca. The five sophomores are teammates on an accounting team.

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  9. Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2015:11:20 03:37:40Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE From left, King's College students Carmen Lobrutto of Hughestown, Joshua Gilford of Harding, Mike Prociak of Jenkins Township and Zachary Hoffman of Dupont, Dr. Barry Williams, dean of the McGowan School of Business, and student Kyler Kovaleski of Avoca talk after learning the accounting team will advance to the PricewaterhouseCoopers national finals in Washington, D.C., in January. Carmen Lobrutto, Hughestown, Joshua Gilford, Harding, Mike Prociak, Jenkins Twp, Zachary Hoffman, Dupont, Dr. Barry Williams, Dean, McGowan School of Business and Kyler Kovaleski, Avocacv21kingsWarren Ruda / The Citizens' Voice The five sophomores are teammates on an accounting team.

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  10. Changes Coming to Luzerne County RoundaboutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    PennDOT is making big changes to a roundabout in Luzerne County and those changes are being made because of a Newswatch 16 report last month. PennDOT opened the roundabout last month in Avoca.

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  11. Vietnam vets to add another to wallRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... report on his death on the Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties. His brother, Rick, said the family lived in Avoca until Mr. Romanko was in the seventh grade, and Mr. Romanko's military records say he lived in Avoca in Luzerne County. He is even ...

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  12. Comcast announces expansion of fiber network at CenterPointRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... video, high-speed Internet and phone providers to residential customers and businesses. State Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Avoca, said the announcements on Thursday show that "infrastructure matters." Comcast's investment and Mericle's continued ...

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  13. Wyoming ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... collected eye glasses (no cases) and cornea donor cards. The Thursday, Dec. 3, meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Avoca V.F.W. 915 Main St., Avoca, hosted by the Avoca Lions Club. All Lions are welcome. From left, are Joshua Weale, president, ...

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  14. Plains Twp. residents form group to protest pipeline planRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... board plans to meet with U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, on Thursday and, later, with state Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Avoca, to ask FERC to deny PennEast permission to move forward with the pipeline and present them with petitions the group has ...

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  15. Man arrested on burglary, criminal trespassing chargesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... paperwork inside was stolen and indicated Stoss, a former employee, was a suspect. Police said they located Stoss in Avoca at a relative's house and learned he had come there in the middle of the night with a leather briefcase and was acting ...

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  16. Traffic Slow on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna, Luzerne CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Traffic on Interstate 81 between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, both northbound and southbound, is affected be several road and police projects. Traffic is scheduled to be down to one lane between the Avoca and the River Street exits until about 3 p.m. for crack sealing.

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  17. Man to serve up to 4 years in prison for bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    A White Haven man who blew his paycheck at a casino, then robbed a PNC Bank in Avoca to get more spending money, was sentenced Monday to serve up to four years in prison. Michael McDonough, 47, was convicted of a single count of robbery for passing a note scribbled on a McDonald's receipt threatening that he had a gun during the hold-up of the bank last November.

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  18. Man charged after scuffle with Scranton officerRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    A 27-year-old man struggled with Scranton police officers who tried to arrest him early Sunday morning for fighting in the back of a city home. Damian Kellogg, of 739 Chestnut St., Avoca, cut and scraped Patrolwoman Aimee Redd's hands and wrists during the scuffle and caused some swelling to one of the officer's fingers and elbows, according to a criminal complaint charging him with aggravated assault and resisting arrest.

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  19. Work on I-81 Slows Morning Traffic in Lackawanna CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Crews were working Thursday between Scranton and Moosic on I-81 south. Work was scheduled to be finished by 3 p.m. PennDOT plans to continue the work during the day next week in the northbound lanes of I-81 between Avoca and Scranton.

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  20. Passenger train proponents: Spend big bucks on proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... most importantly, create jobs in Northeastern Pennsylvania. "This room speaks for itself," state Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Avoca, testified. "This project is of vital importance to Northeastern Pennsylvania." Carroll and other proponents spoke at a forum ...

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