Wilkes-Barre Info

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre, PA include 18766, 18706, and 18769. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre is $65,000 which is roughly $41/per square foot. More Wilkes-Barre information.

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2 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Official says stolen steel won't delay Sidney Street Bridge construction

Steel materials reported stolen from a pending bridge project will not delay construction, according to the Sidney Street Bridge site superintendent.

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6 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Cops: Wilkes-Barre couple starved dogs in basement

Brian Shaffer, 39, and Irene Ogrodnick, 47, both of 99 Beech St., were each charged with simple assault, harassment and animal cruelty after police arrested them following a domestic dispute.

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11 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

There may be storms, there will be showers and clouds

There will be showers today and there may even be some thunderstorms banging around out there this morning.

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15 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

ZACHARY SHOEMAKER DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT: The seventh annual Zachary Shoemaker Dodgeball Tournament will partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation's local chapter to raise funds to grant wishes to area children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Holy Redeemer students receive French awards

Students at Holy Redeemer High School were recognized for their accomplishments in the 2014 National French Contest, administered by the American Association of Teachers of French .

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21 hrs ago | The Times Leader

Drug raids lead to 5 arrests

Local law enforcement arrested five people - one of them an alleged gang member, another facing a deportation hearing and two others with warrants out for their arrests - during a series of narcotics raids on Wednesday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times Leader

Pittston man accused of masturbating at Laurel Mall Boscov's

A Pittston man was arrested after he allegedly was caught masturbating in Boscov's Department Store at the Laurel Mall.

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The Citizens' Voice

Hazleton man killed in hit-and-run

A 21-year-old Hazleton man died after he was struck by a vehicle Saturday night.

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The Citizens' Voice

Hazleton Public Transit will fill fund void

Hazleton Public Transit will draw from a $550,000 capital improvements account to ensure the agency gets grant money from the state after Luzerne County Council abruptly decided to cut local match funds, Hazleton's transit director said.

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The Citizens' Voice

People on the Move, July 27, 2014

Agency owners Sharon Grivner, of the Sharon A. Grivner Agency, Paul Hirschler, of the Paul R. Hirschler Agency, Len Podrasky, of the Leonard J. Podrasky Agency and Wallace Stolarcyk, of the Wallace Stolarcyk Agency, earned designations as Allstate Premier Agencies for 2014.

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The Citizens' Voice

Pa. Anthracite Section Society of Mining Engineers marks 100th anniversary

SME Representatives Mike Korb, Dr. Nikhil Trivedi, Dr. Raja V. Ramani, Dr. Barbara Arnold, J. Steven Gardner and David L. Kanagy.

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The Citizens' Voice

Patrick-Langdon

Shannon Patrick and R. Neal Langdon Jr. were united in marriage Nov. 2, 2013, at the home of the groom's parents at Lake Aleeda, Bear Creek Township.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Times Leader

Gabe's opens East End Centre store

The spanking new Gabe's store in the East End Centre held its grand opening Saturday, complete with a ribbon cutting, breakfast, t-shirts and prizes.

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The Citizens' Voice

Shebloski-Pirrone

Nicole Kathryn Shebloski and Christopher Sage Pirrone were united in marriage Oct. 5, 2013, in Chapel of Christ the King at King's College, Wilkes-Barre.

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The Times Leader

Service honors Korean War veterans

Several dozen veterans gathered with family and guests in the Luzerne County Courthouse rotunda Saturday to mark the 61st anniversary of the end of the Korean War and honor the men who lost their lives during the conflict.

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The Times Leader

Crestwood seeking committee remix at Career Center

For years, Crestwood School Board Member Gene Mancini has been the sole representative of his district on the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technology Center Joint Operating Committee - a group of 11 representatives from five districts that runs the CTC.

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The Citizens' Voice

W-B residents, others would be exempt from Scranton's proposed commuter tax

BUTCH COMEGYS / TIMES-SHAMROCK Traffic rolls along Spruce Street in Scranton. Some workers who commute into the city will be exempt from the proposed commuter tax.

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The Times Leader

Materials stolen from Sydney Street Bridge project

The construction supervisor for Leeward Construction reported just before 4 p.m. Friday the theft of steel H Piles/steel I-beams from the Sydney Street Bridge project.

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The Citizens' Voice

Charges bound over in robbery, shooting incident

The bang of the point-blank gunshot fired into his head rang his ears and everything turned cloudy as he ran from three city men who robbed him in south Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Engles donate to memorial scholarship at LCCC

Michelle and John Engle of Nanticoke recently presented a second donation of $10,000 to the Courtney L. Engle Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Luzerne County Community College.

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