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Yesterday | 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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Yesterday | 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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

ProPublica

In Fracking Fight, a Worry About How Best to Measure Health Threats

The country's push to find clean domestic energy has zeroed in on natural gas, but cases of water contamination have raised serious questions about the primary drilling method being used.

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Related Topix: Washington County, PA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Ohio.com

Fracking activist wants back on driller's land

A high-profile anti-fracking activist who often gives tours of natural gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region has asked a judge to change an order barring her from stepping foot on more than 300 square miles of land owned or leased by one of the state's leading natural gas drillers.

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Related Topix: Activism

WNEP-TV Moosic

Dealing With Spring Snow

The clean-up continues after our latest blast of wintry weather in spring. And all the snow and ice is being blamed for a number of crashes in our area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Montrose, PA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Natural gas just the beginning

Tim Zyla / The Daily Review Cranes reach into the sky at a 30-acre site in Bradford County where Panda Liberty builds an power plant fueled by Marcellus Shale natural gas.

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Related Topix: Bradford County, PA, Wyalusing, PA, Lycoming County, PA

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