Wilkes-Barre Township Info

Wilkes-Barre Township, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre Township, PA include 18702, and 18706. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre Township is $59,900. More Wilkes-Barre Township information.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Furniture store to open in former Circuit City location

Bob's Discount Furniture, a privately-owned regional chain, will open a store in the Wilkes-Barre Township Commons on Labor Day weekend, said company spokeswoman Liz Aquilino.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times Leader

United Way raffle winner scoops up $785 in free groceries during shopping spree, sets new record

Gary Marcin was out of breath after he raced through Wegmans Monday morning and in three minutes, he set the record for piling food into shopping carts in the United Way's annual shopping spree.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Woman killed in Ashley fire

Luzerne County Coroner William Lisman said he pronounced Kimberly Krakauski dead at 2:45 a.m. on-scene in her home at 10 Green St., where he said she resided alone.

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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

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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

KISS Theatre Raising Money for Renovations

A day-long fundraising event is now underway for the new KISS Theatre in Luzerne County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

RED CROSS ENCOURAGES BLOOD DONATIONS: The American Red Cross, facing a blood shortage, is urging area residents to donate blood.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Fake Cops: How To Stay Safe

Troopers said last week, a man who had a fake badge , demanded a woman's license and registration.

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The Times Leader

Realtor seeks ejectment of Wyoming Valley adult men's club from property

An attorney for Del Balso Brothers Realty filed paperwork with the Luzerne County prothonotary seeking more than $1 million from the parent company of Gentleman's Club 10 in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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The Citizens' Voice

Federal prosecutors: Yuknavich indictment expected in August

Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich was not called to appear before the grand jury in Scranton.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

4 Arby's restaurants in region close down

After years trying to reorganize, a company that operates Arby's restaurants closed its area locations Kingston, the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre Township, Scranton and one in Schuylkill County.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times Leader

Victims of burglaries not happy with sentence

May 15, 2011: Burglarized a residence on Spring Street, Jenkins township. Used pillow case from inside the house to steal $5,724 worth in jewelry, electronics and furniture.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Back-To-School Sales Already?

During the dog days of summer, most people are shopping for party supplies like Haidyn Weber and her family from Hunlock Creek.

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The Citizens' Voice

Kingston woman charged with fraud

When a Kingston woman called to set up an auto insurance policy in April, she told the agent she hadn't been involved in an accident in the past five years.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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One woman is dead and another is seriously injured after a rollover crash that shut down exit 165-B on Interstate 81 at rush hour on Thursday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Times Leader

Police: Wilkes-Barre man cashed bad check for $10K

Hanover Township police have arrested a Wilkes-Barre man after he allegedly cashed a fraudulent check worth more than $10,000.

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The Times Leader

Wilkes-Barre police cruiser damaged in pursuit

Two people were arrested after a pursuit with police that began near Public Square and ended near an on-ramp to Interstate 81 in Wilkes-Barre Township.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Times Leader

Tractor-trailers causing concern on Giants Despair

With restrictions on tractor-trailer traffic on two major roadways entering and leaving the Wyoming Valley, a Wilkes-Barre Township resident believes big rig drivers are dangerously using a road incapable of handling heavy vehicles.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Power Problems Spark Demand For Generators

People across Luzerne County are also still cleaning up from Tuesday's storm and there are still thousands without power, making generators a hot commodity.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Power To Save: Sunshine For Shopping Center Energy

The Gateway Shopping Center in Edwardsville is a well-known place to shop in Luzerne County, but you might not know that its roof is lined with solar panels.

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