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Second Local Rally Against Roe v. Wade Overturn Held at Federal Building

With large portions of the country still reeling from the overturn of Roe v. Wade, local activists have continued to take action. By the steps of the Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse, hundreds gathered in the second local protest against the Supreme Court decision. Two candidates for state senate spoke...
BINGHAMTON, NY
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Home & Backyard Giveaway Prize Drawing

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — THIS IS A PAID SEGMENT SPONSORED BY THE FACTORY The Home and Backyard crew heads to The Factory in Dickson City to pick the winner of the Home and Backyard Giveaway. This outdoor package is perfect for your porch deck our patio. The winner receives 4 poly-resin Adirondack chairs, a poly-resin glider and a firepit courtesy of The Factory.
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NEPA Horror Fest returns to Lackawanna County

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — It was a spooky time Saturday at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City for the NEPA Horror Fest. The all-day event featured dozens of vendors, live music, and scary movie screenings including Stephen King's Pet Sematary, the star of which, Miko Hughes, was there for a meet and greet.
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DA: Scranton stabbing may be a result of gang activity

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Gang activity concerns are increasing after the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Scranton. Eyewitness News has been following developments ever since the deadly stabbing happened Wednesday afternoon. Crosses, balloons, and emotional messages adorned a parking lot light post-Friday afternoon at 3 W Olive Plaza. It’s the scene of Wednesday’s stabbing […]
SCRANTON, PA
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American Civic Association's 'All Nations Parade' Returns

Five days after World Refugee Day, hundreds gathered at the American Civic Association to celebrate their culture. For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, the ACA hosted its annual All Nations Celebration. Hundreds held flags and wore their cultural clothing -- showing off the diversity of the Southern Tier.
BINGHAMTON, NY
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Citizens Gather in Binghamton to Protest the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

In light of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, over one hundred people gathered this evening in downtown Binghamton to protest. The protest was held at the Broome County Courthouse on 92 Court Street, and began at 7 p.m. Many attendees held signs displaying their frustration and...
BINGHAMTON, NY
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Reaction to Roe v. Wade ruling in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — Reactions to the Supreme Court's ruling continue to pour in, and as expected, it's drawing mixed feelings. Bishop Joseph Bambera of the Diocese of Scranton weighed in on the Supreme Court's vote to overturn Roe V Wade in a statement saying, in part, "I am thankful that the majority of justices on the U. S. Supreme Court have recognized and upheld the sanctity of human life ... For Catholics, respecting life, especially the unborn, is intrinsic to our identity as people of faith."
SCRANTON, PA
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Jordan receives doctor of medicine degree

Jaclyn Jordan of Lehighton, daughter of Jeffrey and Lynn Jordan, was awarded a doctor of medicine degree from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton on May 15. A member of the Class of 2014 at Lehighton Area High School, she attended Ursinus College in Collegeville, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology.
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The "Force" is Strong at Electric City Trolley

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. — “The Force” has awakened in NEPA. The Electric City Trolley Museum on Cliff Street hosted a Star Wars Day celebration!. Riders of all age groups came out to enjoy a trolley ride with their favorite storm troopers and even Kylo Ren!. Those who...
SCRANTON, PA

NEPA man sentenced for vehicular homicide of young boy

A Susquehanna County man was sentenced to spend up to the next three years in state prison for the vehicular homicide of 7-year-old Gabriel Bierly in what state police at Shickshinny say was a hit-and-run crash in Huntington Township more than a year ago. 36-year-old Robert Ball of Lenoxville, pled guilty in May to homicide by vehicle under a plea agreement with Luzerne County prosecutors who withdrew the most serious charge among others, which called for a sentence of three to six years.
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Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade

In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe V. Wade -- a case that has long been cited as precedent for abortion rights. The ruling was centered around Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which focuses on a 2018 Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In the case, an abortion clinic in Mississippi had challenged the 2018 law -- with a lower court ruling in the clinic's favor -- and the decision eventually making its way to the Supreme Court in 2021.
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Growing With The Peach Music Festival: 6 Acts Returning With New Momentum In 2022 [Videos]

Over the past decade, The Peach Music Festival has established itself not only as a hub for the lasting legacy of the Allman Brothers Band but as an essential career milestone and incubator for the headliners of the future in the extended jam band world. The lineup for the 2022 edition, set to take place from Thursday, June 30th through Sunday, July 3rd at Scranton, PA’s Montage Mountain, is a testament to the festival’s fundamental role in today’s live music circuit. Artists up and down this year’s Peach roster have garnered new fans in droves with show-stealing sets at the festival in years past, and many of them are returning to the Mountain in more prominent slots on the schedule this summer.
SCRANTON, PA

Abortion rally at Courthouse Square in Scranton

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Abortion Care Access Rally took place in downtown Scranton. It happened several hours after the US Supreme Court decision was announced. Several dozen people gathered this evening in the shadows of the county courthouse chanting, and some holding signs protesting the high court decision while advocating for a woman’s right to […]
SCRANTON, PA
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Reading drops third straight following shutout loss to Binghamton

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Reading managed only five hits and dropped their third straight following an 11-0 loss to Binghamton at Mirabito Stadium. Alec Kisena and David Griffin combined on the five-hitter and the Ponies hit three home runs among their 13 hits. Aldrem Corredor had a single and double for...
BINGHAMTON, NY
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Local Officials, Residents React to Overturn of Roe v. Wade

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, throwing abortion rights into uncertainty. For 50 years, Roe v. Wade has served as the precedent guaranteeing women a right to an abortion. This morning, that federal right was taken away in a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling. 26 states are now expected or likely to ban abortion.
BINGHAMTON, NY
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NEPA Horror Fest kicks off Saturday

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — NEPA Horror Fest is taking over the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City this weekend. This is the 7th year for the event that started off in small venues and now draws hundreds of people each year for an all-night showing of horror movies. "The horror...
DICKSON CITY, PA

PA State Police arrest two Scranton teens for the murder of a Thornhurst 17-year-old

SPRING BROOK — Police arrested two men in connection to the shooting of a minor in Lackawanna County.On June 18, Joseph Roberson, 17 of Thornhurst, was shot and killed coming home from an underage drinking party, police say.A white Chrysler sedan pulled up to the residence as Roberson left. Video surveillance, cell phone records and interviews place four individuals in this sedan at the location along Bowens Road where Roberson was shot.After investigating the incident, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Dunmore arrested Evan Danial Wasko and Liam Patrick O'Malley, both from Scranton. Both men are 18 years old.Police allege Wasko was the shooter, and so they charged him with Criminal Homicide, Terroristic Threats, Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Firearms violations.O'Malley's charges include Terroristic Threats, Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Firearms violation. "We are seeing across the country an increase in gun-related crime with youths. We are not immune in Lackawanna County," stated Lackawanna County DA, Mark Powell.A release issued by PSP state the investigation is ongoing. There were two other passengers in the white sedan at the time of the incident. Police are looking into whether further arrests are warranted in regards to this matter.Wasko's and O'Malley's preliminary arraignments were held Thursday morning. They are due back in court on July 6 for a preliminary hearing.Wasko was denied bail and O'Malley was unable to post his. They were both remanded to Lackawanna County Prison.
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