Luzerne County Newswire (Page 8)

Luzerne County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Luzerne County, PA. (Page 8)

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  1. Victim to advocate: Speaker tells her story of extreme domestic violence to Wyoming Valley audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... people move from victim to survivor, said Pat Rushton, outreach and education manager. Founded in 1974 as the Luzerne County Women Organized Against Rape, the organization 40 years later has expanded into a thriving medical, counseling and education ...

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  2. Larksville police charge man with stealing church safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... the property as the result of a recent incident. Police interviewed Hearst on Tuesday, who was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility on unrelated drug and theft charges. Hearst allegedly told police in written statement that he "went on ...

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  3. Shooting victim testifies against his alleged attackersRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Brandon Eubanks on Friday testified against one of two men he said shot him more than a dozen times in a Wilkes-Barre apartment complex over a dispute about money owed for a video game system. Eubanks, who is currently jailed on an unrelated gun charge, told the court during a preliminary hearing at the Luzerne County Courthouse that a man named "Littles" owed him money for a Playstation game system.

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  4. Jury clears Mountain Top man on 2013 sexual assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... assault after a trial before Judge Michael T. Vough on Wednesday, according to court papers. WILKES-BARRE - A Luzerne County jury didn't deliberate long before acquitting a Mountain Top man of a sexual assault charge. The jury on Wednesday found ...

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  5. Senate panel OKs further changes to background checks lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Baker, R-Luzerne County, explains that the changes she proposed to the background checks law are intended to clarify its application and not dial back child protection. Legislation that seeks to further modify some of the provisions in the state's child protection background checks law won the backing of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee on Friday.

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  6. Charity walk/run in Lehman Township postponed to July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... raised will go to Brandon's Forever Home, a charitable organization that helps with the needs of kids in the Luzerne County Children and Youth system.

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  7. Hearing continued for suspect in June robbery spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times Leader

    Burns, 31, no known address, appeared at the hearing via video conference before District Judge Thomas Sharkey. Demetrius Fannick, an attorney with the Luzerne County Public Defender's Office, explained that police planned to file additional charges against him, and that the hearing would be postponed so that it could encompass all of the charges.

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  8. PUC: Nasser Limousine company broke law repeatedlyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Moosic-based Nasser Limousine repeatedly provided transportation in Luzerne County, where it is not authorized to do so, the state Public Utility Commission charges. The commission's most recent complaint, filed last Friday, also accuses the limo company of using a vehicle more than eight years old without a waiver, in violation of the state Public Utility Code.

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  9. LCCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    The Luzerne County Community College Nursing and Surgical Technology Advisory Board recently held its annual meeting at the college's Educational Conference Center. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide professional guidance and information on changes or updated standards required by accrediting hospital agencies.

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  10. House approves transfer of Moon Lake Park to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Times Leader

    The final hurdle for the transfer of Moon Lake Park from Luzerne County to the state was cleared Wednesday when the state House unanimously passed a bill that removes Project 70 restrictions and authorizes the transfer. State Sen. John Yudichak, D-Plymouth Township, who sponsored the bill along with state Sen. Lisa Baker, R-Lehman Township, expects Wolf to sign the bill within the next two weeks, followed by an announcement to take place this summer at the park.

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  11. Greater Pittston real estate transactions for week of June 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Times Leader

    The following Greater Pittston real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the weeks of June 8 and June 15, 2015: Champion Mortgage Company and Carrington Property Serviecs to Germano and Linda L. Astolfi, 606 Yatesville Road, Jenkins Township; $78,000

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  12. School districts hope to use statefunds for early childhood programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is one of four local school districts that would spend additional funds on early childhood education. School districts in Luzerne County plan to add $1.6 million for early childhood programs if they receive $4.5 million in additional state funds proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf.

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  13. Veterans Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... in Plains Township. Above, Bob Alper of the Korean War Veterans salutes during the playing of taps. >> The Luzerne County Community College Literary Arts Society will hold its third annual Veterans Day program at noon. This year's program theme is ...

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  14. Judge rejects DNA testing request in 2006 Plains Township slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    Admitted murderer Mark M. Ring has lost another court battle related to his 2006 shooting of a neighbor in Plains Township. In an order signed Wednesday, Luzerne County Senior Judge Joseph M. Augello dismissed Ring's petition for DNA testing and forensic analysis in the case.

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  15. Why did Luzerne County stop gypsy moth spraying?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    Facing an outcry from residents upset over a lack of gypsy moth spraying, Luzerne County Commissioners assured the public in 2007 they would automatically sign up for the program going forward. After six sprayless years - including this year - the county is again in the same boat, with hundreds of frustrated residents calling the county seeking relief from the pests feasting on their trees.

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  16. Lake-Lehman event to benefit foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... raised will go to Brandon's Forever Home, a charitable organization that helps with the needs of kids in the Luzerne County Children and Youth system. The run/walk will raise monetary donations to support programs for foster children run by the ...

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  17. Lawmakers give final approval to Moon Lake Park transferRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... eight parcels of land spread over 700 acres, including the Seven Tubs Natural Area, to be transferred from Luzerne County to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. DCNR announced plans last January to make $1 million in improvements ...

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  18. Fatal hit-and-run hearing postponed until JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... police say she was struck by a Honda CRV allegedly driven by Scavone. According to an affidavit, Scavone told Luzerne County Detective Gary Capitano in an interview about an hour later that he had started drinking at about 1 p.m. that day at various ...

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  19. Raid by Luzerne County Drug Task Forces results in two facing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times Leader

    Two residents of an apartment on Scott Street are facing charges after the Luzerne County Drug Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant. Wynette Allen, 43, and Hirion English, 33, were arrested after the task force served the warrant at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Monday.

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  20. Lackawanna County under assault from gypsy moth caterpillarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER A gypsy moth caterpillar eats a leaf from an oak tree on Tuesday in the East Mountain section of Scranton. A gypsy moth caterpillar is held by resident Jean Marie Warpus of East Mountain on Tuesday.

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