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  1. Suspect, Troopers Injured After High-Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A high-speed chase across Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties ended with troopers having to pin in the suspect with their cruisers. State police said the suspect took off from the Pittston area when Pittston police tried to serve a warrant on him around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  2. Pittston area native eyes big screen for Knox Mine Disaster documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    ... story of the men who died and the incredible tale of 69 others who made it out alive. Brocca, who grew up in the Pittston area and now runs Pitch Films Productions in Los Angeles, hopes to have his feature-length documentary titled the Knox Mine ...

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  3. Around the TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    ... board. Ms. Pape, owner of Purple Squirrel Pastry Co., hosted the celebration at her new shop on Main Street in Pittston on Jan. 17. She said about 100 people stopped by for free face-painting, live music from local band Brand Spanking Stew, and ...

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  4. H.S. WrestlingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Standard Speaker

    YATESVILLE - Hazleton Area won the last three bouts of the match to top Pittston Area 48-30 in Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling action Saturday.

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  5. Evanich-PopkoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Andrew and Patricia Evanich of Pittston. She is the granddaughter of the late Albert and Stella Petrolonis of Pittston and the late Thomas and Irene Evanich of Swoyersville.

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  6. Patriot basketballers score win on home court, Warriors win while awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times Leader

    ... left, goes up strong for two points against Northwest's Dylan Womelsdorf Tuesday night in Exeter. YATESVILLE - Pittston Area had a height advantage over Coughlin for Tuesday's Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 boys basketball game. Tyler McGarry ...

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  7. Pittston Area and Wyoming Area swim teams find success in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times Leader

    Pittston Area's Nick Petrucci looks at his time after winning the boys 100 freestyle against Meyers Tuesday afternoon in Yatesville. Pittston Area's Nick Petrucci looks at his time after winning the boys 100 freestyle against Meyers Tuesday afternoon in Yatesville.

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  8. Local Chatter: Kuprionas to join Casey Dental, local dean's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times Leader

    Dr. Anthony Kuprionas, a pediatric dentist, and his staff will join Dr. Shawn Casey's dental practice on Oak Street in Pittston in February. In photo are Drs.

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  9. Pittston Area will name basketball court after Gene GuariliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times Leader

    ... Tom Kelly hoisted by Duryea players in the early 1950s. Gene Guarilia (3) went on to coach and teach at Pittston Area and will have the court dedicated to him prior to a game on Jan. 30. The PA gymnasium is named after Kelly. This photo, which ...

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  10. Zeroing in: Auditor general's report on sheriff's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times Leader

    ... through Feb. 28, 2013, the years the audit covered? In another embarrassing, not to mention bizarre, incident, a Pittston woman revealed the county "made this big boo-boo not once but twice." The boo-boos Bonnie Brown reported were that her husband, ...

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  11. Chef Brian Duffy special guest at Pittston paradeRead the original story

    Saturday | The Citizens' Voice

    Chef Brian Duffy of Spike TV's "Bar Rescue" will be a guest of honor at Pittston City's St. Patrick's Parade in March. "We're super excited to have a celebrity come to our parade," said special events coordinator Sarah Donahue.

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  12. Erect a memorial to the miners who died in the Twin Shaft disasterRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2011 | The Citizens' Voice

    I am writing your newspaper in the hope of getting a memorial marker for the 58 entombed men and children at the Twin Shaft Disaster site in Pittston. This disaster occurred June 28, 1896 when a massive earthquake-like cave-in rocked that section of Pittston.

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  13. Place a monument at site of Twin Shaft disasterRead the original story

    May 27, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    It was distressing to read that another piece of anthracite coal mining history has been lost, this one at the former Twin Shaft colliery in Pittston. It is hard to believe, yet symptomatic, that the railroad company involved had no idea what an important piece of local history they had removed.

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  14. Gloria Blandina is 2014 recipient of Joseph Saporito Sr. Lifetime of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    Joseph Saporito Sr. Lifetime of Service Award recipient Gloria Blandina talks about her family in her office at the Care & Concern Clinic in Pittston. Joseph Saporito Sr. Lifetime of Service Award recipient Gloria Blandina talks about her family in her office at the Care & Concern Clinic in Pittston.

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  15. Paint Pittston Pink founder Barbara Sciandra named Sunday Dispatcs Person of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    ... fade away, however, October 2014 will quickly take its place. With the help of several individuals in the Greater Pittston area, Sciandra put together one of the largest fundraising events the city has ever seen. The very first "Paint Pittston Pink" ...

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  16. Plains Township man arrested again on allegations he fled from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    ... the latest pursuit, police Chief Nick Lohman spotted a SUV speeding on Main Street. Police pursued the vehicle into Pittston where the driver turned onto Miller Street becoming airborne when it crossed Parsonage Street, the complaint says. Burgio ...

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  17. Friends of the Pittston Library meeting Jan. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    Friends of the Pittston Memorial Library will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26 in the board room of the library. Items on the agenda will include the results of the Barnes & Noble Book Fair, presentation to the library director, review and discussion of the 2015 calendar, and date of the Nite at the Races.

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  18. Pennsylvania Governor Tom WolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | PennLive.com

    The Earl F. Detweiler AMVETS Post 189 of Greater Pittston present the colors before Governor Tom Wolf is sworn in Tuesday afternoon at the Pennsylvania State Capital. Jan. 20, 2015.

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  19. West Pittston man gets house arrest for embezzlementRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Citizens' Voice

    A West Pittston man who embezzled more than $60,000 to feed a gambling addiction was sentenced to house arrest Wednesday at the Lackwawanna County Courthouse and ordered to repay the cash. Lackawanna County Judge Vito Geroulo ordered Doyle Irving Lewis, 43, 235 Damon St., West Pittston to be incarcerated for three to 23 months, and also gave him two years of probation.

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  20. Embezzler gets house arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Times-Tribune

    A West Pittston man who embezzled more than $60,000 to feed a gambling addiction was sentenced to house arrest Wednesday at the Lackwawanna County Courthouse and ordered to repay the cash. Lackawanna County Judge Vito Geroulo ordered Doyle Irving Lewis, 43, 235 Damon St., West Pittston to be incarcerated for three to 23 months, and also gave him two years of probation.

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