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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8 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Lackawanna County to investigate CYS lawsuit allegations

Lackawanna County's human services director pledged an investigation into an allegation the former Children and Youth Services placed a 7-year-old boy into a foster home with a young man who had a documented history of sexual abuse.

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This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

12 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Broad, breezy verandas, farm fresh cuisine; the Oneonta Hotel had it all

Last week, I wrote about the Oneonta Pavilion, built after the Oneonta Hotel burned to the ground in 1919.

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12 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Police: Glen Lyon man charged officers with steak knife

A Glen Lyon man charged police with a steak knife in an apparent attempt to get officers to shoot him, according Newport Township police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Citizens Bank donates backpacks for families in need

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Senior vice president and regional manager of Citizens Bank, Donna Farrell, and Monsignor Joseph Kelly remove backpacks from packaging at Our Lady of Hope Parish in Wilkes-Barre.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Missing: President Obama Statue

Missing: a life-size statue of President Obama. Someone swiped the statue off the porch of a home in Wilkes-Barre, and it upset the owner so much, she ended up in a hospital.

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Weekender

this Week: Aug. 20 to 26, 2014

JCC Book Club, a discussion of "The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Strout. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Trial begins for man accused of fatal Sherman Hills shooting

Kenneth "Stone" Malik Evans III gunned down Shantique "Teeka" Goodson in a motor vehicle Nov. 11 after yelling and trying to open a vehicle door, prosecutor Jill Matthews said today during her opening argument.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Appeal rejected in NE Pa. slaying

An appeals court has upheld the voluntary manslaughter conviction of a northeastern Pennsylvania man in a shooting death that authorities alleged was an attempted robbery during a drug deal.

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The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

COUGHLIN CLASS OF 1964: Coughlin High School, Class of 1964, will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday at Norm's Pizza, North Sherman street, Wilkes-Barre.

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The Citizens' Voice

Suit: Lackawanna Children and Youth placed boy with known W-B sex abuser

Lackawanna County Children and Youth Services knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son had a history of sexual abuse, the boy and his mother charge in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

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The Citizens' Voice

Two arrested for selling heroin at Sherman Hills

Two were arrested at the Sherman Hills apartment complex on Sunday in separate instances of selling heroin, Wilkes-Barre police said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Getting there: Sun shining today, setting before 8 tonight

After a foggy start and an overnight low in the 50s, today will be sunny, with a high near 78. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low around 53. The sun rose at 6:15 a.m. and will set at 7:58 p.m. That's 16 less minutes of daylight than last Monday, and makes this is the first week the sun is setting before 8 p.m. this summer, Along with long ... (more)

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The Citizens' Voice

County to discuss capital funds at meeting

MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Some Luzerne County Council members want to take $3 million in spending on Moon Lake Park out of a proposal for capital funds.

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The Citizens' Voice

Photo: (c) Al Diaz/ Miami Herald, License: N/A, Created: 2014:08:17 18:33:39

They're fishing buddies who find themselves on the opposite sides of a discussion about a potential development in the neighborhood.

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The Citizens' Voice

King's confers 70 degrees at summer graduation

SUBMITTED BY KING'S COLLEGE / PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANDY The Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C, president of King's College, gives concluding remarks at Saturday's ceremony at the Scandlon Gymnasium.

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The Citizens' Voice

Foster Grandparents receive service awards

The local Foster Grandparent Program recently held its 42nd annual recognition luncheon at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Brush, Ciravolo win W-B Triathlon

The 26-year-old Dunmore native was more than six minutes clear of runner-up Robert Gould of Drums, who posted a time of 2:26:43.

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The Citizens' Voice

Proposed housing community to benefit W-B

Proposed affordable housing community to benefit Wilkes-Barre community. Your fears: Another Sherman Hills.

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The Citizens' Voice

Cheers and Jeers

Cheers and good luck to all those participating in today's Wilkes-Barre Triathlon in the Back Mountain.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Troubled Apartment Complex Now under New Ownership

On Saturday, Newswatch 16 got a first look inside Sherman Hills along with the so-called Sherman Hills Task Force as the new owners look to improve the situation there.

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