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Olyphant, Pennsylvania is located in Lackawanna County. Zip codes in Olyphant, PA include 18447, and 18448. The median home price in Olyphant is $109,900. More Olyphant information.

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9 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Olyphant man turns self in on child rape charge

An Olyphant man and military veteran turned himself in this morning to face charges he raped a 12-year-old girl four years ago.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Man to stand trial on charges he beat, held girlfriend captive

A Scranton man charged with beating and holding his girlfriend captive for three days because he thought aliens were inside her body was ordered Monday to stand trial despite the woman's lack of cooperation in the case.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Coal fires plagued the region for decades

State Deputy Attorney General Leon Erhlich, right, attached to the State Mines and Mineral Industries Department, gets first hand view of smoldering culm pile by visiting Baker Colliery dump fire on Dec. 8, 1963.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Police: Man pilfered home of Dunmore police chief's parents

With assistance from the GPS tracker on an iPhone, Dunmore police arrested an Olyphant man who allegedly broke into the home of the borough police chief's parents.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Times Leader

Spring a busy time for area genealogists

The Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogical Society has a new meeting place for its next two events, King's College no longer being available.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Deputy sheriff accused of pulling gun during road rage incident

A Lackawanna County deputy sheriff pulled a gun on a man during a road-rage incident that led to his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving, county Sheriff Mark McAndrew said.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Diane Kruger shows off her edge in gothic lace-up top at Fargo premiere in New York

'There was blood all over the floor': TWENTY people injured and five critical after male sophomore, 16, goes on stabbing spree with two knives at Pennsylvania high school 'Chillin': The hero student who pulled fire alarm and saved lives during high school stabbing spree It's a stitch up! Diane Kruger shows off her edge in peculiar gothic laced ... (more)

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The Times-Tribune

Hose Company issue tabled until next meeting

Under the rule eventually tabled by council Tuesday evening, the borough fire chief and assistant chief must live in Olyphant and have previously served in a borough fire company.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Deputy county sheriff arrested under suspcion of DUI

A Lackawanna County deputy sheriff and part-time police officer for Olyphant was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence in Olyphant on Sunday night, county Sheriff Mark McAndrew said.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Teen arrested for car theft, fleeing from police

A teenager is accused of stealing a car in Dunmore Saturday morning and fleeing from police in the Midvalley later the day.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Times-Tribune

This Week's Crimes and Emergencies

Olyphant cops nab three for car break-ins Borough police arrested three men for breaking into three cars and a tow truck early Saturday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Bid accepted for pump station project in Olyphant

The borough plans to select a company to build a pump station to help with flooding in part of the borough.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Olyphant cops nab three for car break-ins

Police filed theft and other charges against Santos L. Reid, 28, of 1302 S. Prospect Ave., Scranton; Bishme J. Rodriguez, 23, 823 Quincy Ave., Scranton; and Michael Capraiata, no age available, 243 116th St., New York, N.Y. The men stole a $300 microphone, three shotgun shells and business cards from the cars, according to an arrest affidavit.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

More Stores Leaving Struggling Mall At Steamtown

The Mall at Steamtown on Lackawanna Avenue has plenty of empty storefronts and now, comes news that more businesses are bailing.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Professional Plaza Planned For Jessup

People who live and work in Lackawanna County's mid-valley may soon be seeing some new development that economic officials say will bring more workers into the area.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Baby dies at hospital after brutal beating last week

A 10-month-old baby, who investigators say was brutally beaten by his mother's boyfriend last week, died Friday night.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Baby Silas' Aunt: "I'm Angry!"

However Friday night the ten-month-old died, two days after his mothers' boyfriend allegedly slammed him into a crib inside a home on Delaware avenue in Olyphant.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Man charged after baby flown to hospital with brain injuries, fractures, bruises

Eddie Widdick called his girlfriend Wednesday morning to say her 10-month-old wasn't "breathing right" and that he "didn't do it," police said.

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The Times-Tribune

Investigation underway after baby found not breathing in Olyphant

An investigation is underway after a 10-month-old child who was not breathing was taken from an Olyphant home and flown by helicopter to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville Wednesday.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Baby Taken To Hospital, Police Investigating

Investigators say ambulances were called to this house in the rear of Delaware Street Wednesday morning because that 10 month old was unresponsive.

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