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19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Attorney: Noise, odors persist from dehydration plant

Wyoming County residents just across the Dallas Township border have a noisy, smelly neighbor they fear is affecting their health and lowering their property values - but with the natural gas boom going on just a few miles to the north, this neighbor isn't likely to move away any time soon.

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Related Topix: Wyoming County, PA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Local Firms Accused Of Illegal Trade With Terrorist Nations

Indictments released on Wednesday accuse one of those companies, based in Susquehanna County, of illegally shipping chemical weapon detectors to Syria The head of that company, Harold Rinko of Hallstead, has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy that he acquired products for chemical weapon detection here in the United States and then worked to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hallstead, PA

WPMT-TV York

Indictment unsealed: PA man conspired to send chemical lab equipment to Syria

An indictment charging three individuals, including a Pennsylvania man, for allegedly conspiring to illegally export laboratory equipment, including items used to detect chemical warfare agents, from the United States to Syria was unsealed today.

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Related Topix: Prison, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Hallstead, PA, Export, PA, Scranton, PA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Opponents of Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project to hold organizational meeting

Landowners and environmentalists in Lebanon County are organizing to oppose construction of a pipeline that would transport Marcellus Shale gas from the county's northern end to its southern borderand beyond.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Schuylkill County, PA, Annville, PA, Lawn, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Pa. state police crackdown on drunken driving

Pennsylvania state police will be stepping up patrols around Susquehanna County this weekend in a crackdown against drunken driving.

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The Citizens' Voice

Montrose woman finds owner of WWII keepsakes after searching for years

Inside, Button found letters a World War II soldier, Frederick "Fritz" Ferrone, wrote home to his mother, Ella.

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Related Topix: Montrose, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Driver Charged In Wreck That Killed Infant

A driver accused of causing a car crash that killed a 6-month-old girl in Susquehanna County turned himself in on Tuesday.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Updated: Man charged in Pa. crash that killed infant

A 21-year-old man from Kingsley, Pa., was charged Tuesday with causing a three-vehicle crash in Susquehanna County that killed a 6-month-old girl.

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The Times-Tribune

Arrest made in September crash that killed 6-month-old in Susquehanna County

A Kingsley man was charged this morning for a fatal car crash in September that killed a 6-month-old girl in Susquehanna County, state police said.

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The News Item

Programs, people recognized by state department of aging

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognized six outstanding programs and individuals last week for their service to older Pennsylvanians.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Northumberland County, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Tioga County, PA, Somerset County, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Lockdown at Lake-Lehman High School sparks concern over notification policy

There is no set timeline for notifying parents in the event of a school lockdown, like one that took place last Monday, because it's important to get the story straight first, Lake-Lehman district officials say.

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Related Topix: Lehman, PA, McGovern, PA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Hit and Run Victim's Family Seeks Justice, Closure

A man accused in a deadly hit and run crash in Susquehanna County was in court Monday and the victim's family was there as well.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, PA, New Milford, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Citizens' Voice

Susquehanna plane crash remains under investigation

A September plane crash that claimed the lives of a husband and wife in Susquehanna County remains under investigation, but witness statements to the National Transportation Safety Board indicate the plane was flying into an electrical storm.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Susquehanna, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Cabot donates $2.5 million to Lackawanna College; largest ever by the driller

Lackawanna College announced it received the largest private donation in its history on Friday, a gift by an oil and gas company seeking to solidify its place in Northeast Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Cabot, PA, Susquehanna, PA, New Milford, PA, Montrose, PA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Pa. highway deaths drop to lowest level on record

Officials say there were declines over the previous year in the number of people who died not wearing seatbelts, the number of speed-related fatalities and the number of single-vehicle crashes in which the operator drove off the roadway.

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Related Topix: Lackawanna County, PA, Wyoming County, PA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WFMZ

Family remembers Monroe Co. man as murderer pleads guilty

A man will spend decades behind bars after a surprise guilty plea in the murder of a former Monroe County teacher.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, PA, State Prisons, Prison

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Susquehanna County Woman Searches For Soldier's Family

Lauretta Button was living in New Jersey in the 1980's when she bought a storage unit at an auction and inside discovered a treasure, including letters a man named Fred Ferrone, known as 'Fritz,' wrote to his mother during World War II.

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Related Topix: Montrose, PA, South-Montrose, PA

The Times-Tribune

PennDOT investigates quick deterioration of resurfaced interstate

The state Department of Transportation is investigating why parts of Interstate 81 that crews resurfaced less than two years ago are already deteriorating in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Susquehanna counties.

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Related Topix: Luzerne, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Nanticoke, PA, Lackawanna County, PA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

List Of PennDOT Projects

Here is a list of road and bridge repair projects slated by PennDOT under Act 89 Transportation Projects announced Thursday: SR 247 Wildcat Road, Blakely and Archbald Boroughs and Scott and Greenfield Townships from Gino Merli Drive to Susquehanna County line SR 309, City of Hazleton, Hazle, and Butler and Townships from Green Street in Hazleton to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Blakely, PA, Archbald, PA, Dallas, PA, Williamsport, PA

NBC Philadelphia

Fracking Fight: Measuring Health Threats

Hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, stimulates gas production by injecting wells with high volumes of chemical-laced water in order to free-up pockets of natural gas below.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA

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