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Police break up exorcism in Pennsylvania Home Depot lumber aisle

Police in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, broke up an exorcism in the lumber aisle of a home-improvement store Monday. Details are scarce on just what was going on inside the Home Depot on Commerce Drive in Dickson City, Penn., Monday afternoon, but police were called around 3:26 p.m. to escort several people out of the store for “bad behavior,” WBRE/WYOU is reporting.
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Pennsylvania Police Enlisted to Stop Exorcism Unfolding at Home Depot

Police officers in a Pennsylvania town responded to a rather unusual call this week when they were enlisted to break up an exorcism that was unfolding at a Home Depot. According to a local media report, the very bizarre incident occurred on Monday afternoon in the community of Dickson City when someone at the home improvement retailer reported what they described as "bad behavior" taking place at the store. When cops arrived on the scene, they discovered "people having an exorcism in the lumber aisle for the dead trees."
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Dunmore man sentenced for meth trafficking

A Dunmore man was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison for methamphetamine trafficking, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced. Robert Andrewsh Jr., 26, pleaded guilty to possessing with intent to distribute 150 to 500 grams of high-purity methamphetamine in late 2019. He also admitted to possessing firearms.
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Exorcism leads to ejection from Home Depot

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Two people were removed from a business in Lackawanna County after conducting an exorcism, according to police. It happened Tuesday afternoon at the Home Depot in Dickson City. The ceremony for the dead trees was held in the lumber aisle of the store, according to a...
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Police respond to Home Depot for reports of exorcism

DICKSON CITY, Penn. (WBRE/WYOU/WJW) — Police in Pennsylvania say they responded to a reported exorcism at a home improvement store. The incident took place on Monday at a Home Depot in Dickson City. According to officials, people were holding an exorcism for the trees on the lumber aisle. Dickson City...
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Scranton's first public health coordinator

SCRANTON, Pa. — When Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti held a news conference in mid-March of 2020 about how city residents could protect themselves against COVID-19, there's one person she now wishes was by her side. "It would have been great to have somebody to help us crunch the numbers. We...
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Art e Fekts Gallery features artistic works from Helen Lavelle

PITTSTON — Helen Lavelle has owned and operated a successful marketing/public relations/advertising agency for over 30-years. She has been an advocate on alcoholism, chemical dependency and domestic violence for decades. But what most people don’t know, she has been an artist since childhood. Art e Fekts Gallery, Pittston, held an...

Carbondale Area's Class of 2021 celebrates class night

Carbondale Area held its annual Class Night ceremony in the high school auditorium earlier this month to celebrate graduation after completing a challenging year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and the class poem, students handed out class gifts tailored to each student's personality and interests and read the class will and the class prophecy. Numerous scholarships and awards were given out at the ceremony.
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Vendors happy to be back at Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa. — RVs are parked vendors are up and running. It looks very pre-COVID in the infield at Pocono Raceway. People browsing the merchandise tents are happy to be back. "Yeah, I am glad. I am glad. It's been a long time coming," said Lou Mercadante, Forest City.