Carbondale residents worry about mine subsidence
CARBONDALE, Pa. — A mine subsidence is to blame for damage to two homes in Lackawanna County, and emergency repairs are underway, leaving some to worry if it could happen to them too. Marytheresa Carlo says she and her family are living a nightmare. In December, her neighbors called...
Water leak shuts down business in Olyphant
OLYPHANT, Pa. — A business in Olyphant is closed after a water leak. The damage was discovered Wednesday afternoon at The Kimmy along West Lackawanna Avenue. Officials say water was coming from in between the second and first floor causing the ceiling to come down. Apartments over the store...
Savor the Flavor: Lakeville's Top Trio of Italian Dining Experiences
In this article, we explore three exquisite Italian restaurants in Lakeville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Scranton man accused of assault, terrorism
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A Scranton man is being charged after police say he assaulted and berated a man at Dynamic Solutions on Thursday. According to a criminal affidavit, Austin Miller parked his car on Mattes Avenue around 2:52 p.m. when he saw a man in a red Subaru shouting out the window at […]
Your Eyewitness Weather Forecast 2.21.24 (6am)
Meteorologist Logan Westrope has more on the next round of precipitation moving in.
Today the gas price is close to $3.55 in Simpson as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade: What you need to know for 2024
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Scranton Saint Patrick’s Parade, or “Parade Day”, kicks off Saturday, March 9, at 11:45 a.m. and those who plan on attending are getting ready for one of the largest annual celebrations in Lackawanna County. According to the Scranton Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee, the parade is the second largest in […]
Three arrested, charged with theft after police chase
TAYLOR, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Three men have been arrested after police say they led officers on a high-speed chase when they were caught stealing catalytic converters. According to the Taylor Police Department, officers responded to Roosevelt Street around 3:30 a.m., after three men were seen taking something from a woman’s car. Police say shortly […]
Former Scranton attorney accused of forgery, tampering with evidence
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A formerly prominent attorney is now facing charges of forgery and tampering with evidence after resigning from his position and being disbarred in 2023 due to a medical malpractice lawsuit. According to a criminal affidavit on April 29, 2022, Teresa and John Matheson contacted the Pocono Mountain Regional Police to […]
The Award-Winning Grocer is back!
PA live! (WBRE) — Wednesday on PA live! Rich Hayes, owner of Hayes Market in Waymart, is back to tell everyone about the deals this week. Deals include breakfast cereals, pork chops, and strawberries. Hayes Market was one of twenty-one retailers in the country chosen as Independent Grocer of...
The Best Independent Grocers of 2024
One key point in common among Progressive Grocer’s class of Outstanding Independents in 2024 — or, frankly, any other year — is their deep connection to the neighborhoods where their stores are located and where, very often, they live as well. This is of course the main differentiator of independent grocers: their ability to anticipate the needs of area shoppers and create a long-lasting bond in a way that larger players, with their extensive demographic research and carefully selected focus groups, can only envy.
How personal income has changed in Susquehanna County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania and how it compares to state and national levels.
NEPA Live Music List: February 22 to February 25
You made it! It's already the last weekend of February, so celebrate the light at the end of the winter tunnel by catching li
Scranton tavern closed after early morning fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A bar in the Green Ridge Section of Scranton is closed after a fire early Sunday. Scranton firefighters were called to Waldo’s Tavern on Green Ridge Street just before 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Firefighters say the fire was in the attic of the building, and quickly knocked it out. A […]
Wayne County Ag Day draws farmers and agriculture enthusiasts
HONESDALE, Pa. — Farmers and agriculture companies replaced students inside the gymnasium at Honesdale High School for Wayne County's Ag Day. Each year, the event brings several companies, products, and groups focused on agriculture to one place. Penn State Extension helps host the event. Livestock educator Chelsea Hill says...
Old Forge salon seeking prom dresses for teens in need
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Glitz, gowns, and glamor are on the minds of teenagers as prom season is right around the corner. The big night is a magical time for students, but those dreams come with a heavy price tag for many families. 28/22 News Reporter Sydney Kostus was live from Salon Joy in […]
Special election date announced for 139th District, three candidates in the running
PENNSYLVANIA (WOLF) — The special election date for the representative of the 139th District of Pennsylvania has been announced. The seat, which covers portions of Pike and Wayne Counties, was left vacant after Joe Adams announced his resignation. The special election date will coincide with the primary election —...
Woman charged with endangering child by setting room on fire
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman is facing charges after police say she endangered a child by starting a fire while smoking a cigarette. According to the Scranton Police Department, officers were called to the 400 block of New Street for a bedroom on fire. Police say a woman later identified as Melissa Stewart, […]
No Peach Festival in Lackawanna County this year
LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — A popular festival that draws thousands of music lovers to Montage Mountain in Lackawanna County will "take a pause" this year. According to a post on the festival's Facebook page, this year's multi-day festival will be replaced by a one-day beach concert in Atlantic City.
Cats in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Hawley, PA?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to hawley..