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  1. Meet the Patriots: Pittston Area senior interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Jordan Fritz, a resident of Avoca, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fritz. Jordan's favorite food is pizza; she loves Justin Timberlake and her best friends are Vicky and Liz.

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  2. Looking back, and ahead, as Hugo Selenski trial enters second weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times Leader

    As Hugo Selenski's capital murder trial enters its second week, a single witness could dominate today's proceedings, but no one has publicly said who that might be. A gag order prevents attorneys on either side from disclosing specifics, but Luzerne County Judge Fred A. Pierantoni III advised the court on Friday that the next witness is likely to testify for a full day.

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

    Sunday | The Times Leader

    A California-based filmmaker originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania is in the post-production phase on a documentary about the Knox Mine Disaster. Twelve miners died after over-mining caused the support walls to breach, allowing 10 billion gallons of icy Susquehanna River to flood the mine in January, 1959.

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

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Times Leader

    Wyoming Area's Dante DeLuca, left, goes up strong for two points against Northwest's Dylan Womelsdorf Tuesday night in Exeter. Wyoming Area's Dante DeLuca, left, goes up strong for two points against Northwest's Dylan Womelsdorf Tuesday night in Exeter.

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

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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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  6. Local Chatter: Kuprionas to join Casey Dental, local dean's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | 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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  7. Pittston Area will name basketball court after Gene GuariliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Times Leader

    Gene Guarilia won four World Championships with the Boston Celtics in the early 1960s. A sign recognizing those accomplishments awaits drivers coming into Duryea on Main Street.

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

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Times Leader

    Our state auditor general is "extremely concerned" that for over a decade the Luzerne County Sheriff's Office has been ripe for fraud. Now he tells us.

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

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    Barbara Sciandra may always remember August 2012. Should that memory fade away, however, October 2014 will quickly take its place.

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

    Friday Jan 23 | The Times Leader

    A man from Plains Township was arrested early today on charges he fled from police and crashed into a house, his second arrest for a pursuit with the same police department in less than seven months. Vincent Burgio, 29, of East Mountain Ridge, was apprehended after he crashed a sport utility vehicle in front of a residence on Reynolds Street at about 2:30 a.m. Police pursued Burgio for several miles when he was spotted speeding and nearly striking parked vehicles on Main Street, according to charges filed.

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  12. 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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  13. Anthracite Labor Wars topic of Luzerne County Historical Society event todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Times Leader

    Robert P. Wolensky and William A. Hastie will speak on their book "Anthracite Labor Wars: Tenancy, and Organized Crime in the Northern Anthracite Coal Field of Northeastern Pennsylvania," at a public program sponsored by the Luzerne County Historical Society at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan 22. The event at the Wyoming Presbyterian Church, 454 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. The public is cordially invited to attend.

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  14. No investigation needed to uncover the truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    Pittston Area senior Liz Waleski scores her 1,000th career point on a foul shot during her 17-point performance in a victory over Dallas last Thursday. Pittston Area senior Liz Waleski scores her 1,000th career point on a foul shot during her 17-point performance in a victory over Dallas last Thursday.

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  15. Send the Sunday Dispatch your Super Bowl XLIX predictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    I'm sure some of you out there in Greater Pittston did. Now, we want you to call the Super Bowl.

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  16. Paint N' Pinot hosting fundraiser for Greater Pittston Historical Society Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    Paint N' Pinot is hosting a fundraiser for the Greater Pittston Historical Society at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28. A portion of the ticket sales will go to The Greater Pittston Historical society. Tickets are on sale now and seating is limited.

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  17. Tom Redding Memorial Bowling Tournament set for Feb. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    The Tom Redding Memorial Tournament is being sponsored by the Pittston Knights of Columbus John F. Kennedy Council 372 and will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 8 at Chacko's Bowling Center on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard. A meal will be provided at the Knights Home at 55 S. Main St., Pittston.

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  18. PA grad Lauren Smicherko dazzling on Misericordia's hoops teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    Misericordia University's Lauren Smicherko, a 2010 graduate of Pittston Area, goes up for a shot against Fairleigh Dickinson earlier this season. Misericordia University's Lauren Smicherko, a 2010 graduate of Pittston Area, goes up for a shot against Fairleigh Dickinson earlier this season.

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  19. Pittston City Emergency Services Ball set for Feb. 7 at St. Joseph MarelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    The Pittston City Police, Fire and Ambulance on are sponsoring an Emergency Services Ball from 6 to 10 p.m. at St. Joseph Marello Parish on Saturday, Feb. 7. Tickets are being sold at $35 per person which includes food, entertainment and beer. Catering by Michael Valenti's Restaurant, entertainment provided by Flaxy Morgan.

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  20. West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee selling pole bannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Times Leader

    The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee is selling pole banners to support the community of West Pittston and the festival. The cost of the banner is $150 for the first year and $50 each year after that.

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