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  1. INVESTIGATORS: Assisted Living Facility Fire Believed IntentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Dozens of residents of River View Personal Care facility on Overlook Drive in Jenkins Township, near Pittston, were forced into the cold around 3:30 a.m. Thursday when flames hit their home, according to authorities. Workers said the home cares for patients with a variety of health conditions ranging from diabetes to severe mental health issues.


  2. Scranton Prep vs. Pittston Area Boy's BasketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    After a weekend loss to state power Parkland the Scranton Prep Cavaliers boy's basketball team got back on the road for a trip to Luzerne County to face the Pittston Area Patriots.


  3. Businesses Donate Toys to Toys for TotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    "It's a way that we can give back to the community by helping out families in need and children in need," Ssgt. David Ciero said.


  4. Students "Walk Up The Line" For Injured TrooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Some students from Scranton started their Thanksgiving morning with a ten-mile walk from one county to another. They do it each year to raise money for a cause.


  5. 16 Surprise Squad: Bingo! Everyone's a WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Bingo! Everyone's a winner when WNEP's Jackie Lewandoski and the 16 Surprise Squad pays a visit to the Active Adult Center in Pittston.


  6. Crash Shuts Down I-81 During Morning Rush HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The crash happened on I-81 south between the Dupont Exit and the Pittston Exit around 9:30 a.m. Crews had to shut down both lanes of the interstate to clean up. The closure caused traffic to back up over a mile.


  7. Damaged Traffic Signal Could Lead to BackupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    PennDOT says it could take weeks, if not months, to repair a traffic light damaged in a crash in Luzerne County.


  8. Former Judge Ciavarella Transferred to Oklahoma FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    According to the US Bureau of Prisons inmate locator, Ciavarella is now at the Federal Transfer Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ciavarella, along former Judge Michael Conahan, were accused of taking $2.6 million from the operators of a juvenile detention facility near Pittston to keep it in operation and keep juvenile defendants filling the beds there.


  9. Three People Wanted After Stabbing in PittstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    According to police, two people were stabbed around 8 p.m. Friday on Tomato Festival Drive. Both victims were treated and released from the hospital.


  10. Two Women Charged with Endangering Two-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Police say two women were caught in a traffic stop with drugs and a two year old in the car in Luzerne County.


  11. Children Played Special Game of Baseball in PittstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The Wyoming Valley Challenger Baseball Team took over the Pittston Township Little League Field with the help from some of our own. WNEP-TV's Sharla McBride, Jim Coles and Jackie De Tore came out to take a few swings and run the bases with the kids.


  12. Serving up Support to Honor Fallen TroopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The Majestic Lunch in Pittston is donating half of the sales on Saturday to the families of Corporal Dickson and Trooper Douglass, the two troopers shot in the ambush in Pike County. "We're bringing the community together and showing our support for the family and for all law enforcement," said Salavantis.


  13. AG's Office Boots 37 Contractors from RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A recent Action 16 Investigation found Pennsylvania's Home Improvement Contractor's Registry filled with convicted criminals and businesses with outstanding court judgments. Pattie Evans of West Pittston hired Luzerne County builder Gary Roccograndi to repair her home after the September 2011 floods.


  14. Treating Depression Without MedicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    An estimated 16 million people in this country are treated for depression every year. That number doesn't count people who haven't yet sought help.


  15. PSP Strong T-Shirts Sell out in Less Than an HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    They started selling the shirts at 1 p.m. and in about 45 minutes were sold out of over 1,000 shirts. The money from the shirt sales goes to the victims' families of the victims of the ambush at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove.


  16. West Pittston Residents Demand LeveeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    They want a levee like a lot of other nearby communities along the river have. They say they won't stop until their community gets one.


  17. Three Years After Flood, Homes Finally Torn DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Demolition crews are tearing down a cluster of crumbling homes in Luzerne County three years after the Susquehanna River flooded. Little has changed in the Port Blachard section of Jenkins Township over the past three years.


  18. Anti-Bully Program Offered in PittstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The "Students United Martial Arts Academy" held their anti-bully program Sunday afternoon at the Pittston Fire House on Kennedy Street.


  19. Wyoming Valley West vs Pittston AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The Patriots from Pittston made a stunning 21-point comeback last week to take out Valley View, while Wyoming Valley West lost a shoot-out to Delaware Valley.


  20. Casino Money to Spruce Up Luzerne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Millions of dollars in gaming money are being put toward repair and cleanup projects all across Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The Coal Street Bridge in Plymouth Township is narrow.


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