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Woman Critical After Crash in Geisinger Parking Garage

MAHONING TWP. — A 90-year-old Danville woman is in critical condition after losing control of her car in the Woodbine Lane Geisinger parking garage Monday afternoon. According to The Press Enterprise, police said Edith Barnhart struck two vehicles and the garage wall. Police said that Barnhart was taken to the Geisinger emergency room for treatment. No one else was injured. (Deanna Force)
DANVILLE, PA
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What to know before you fill up at Sheetz

KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Cars lining up for cheap gas, a sight few and far between, until today.   Some drivers can save on gas this week at Sheetz locations across the region through the holiday weekend.   But mechanics say it’s important for drivers to be aware the sale is not for every vehicle, all […]
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Ashland Police Looking to Identify Woman Involved with Incident

The Ashland Police Department is looking for the public's assistance to identify a woman. According to Ashland Police Chief Ger Daley, the woman photographed from surveillance video was involved in an incident at the Dollar General in Ashland on Sunday. Anyone that can identify this woman should contact the Ashland...
ASHLAND, PA
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Suspects accused of scheme, theft at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators are asking for help in identifying three people they say are involved in a “quick change” scheme and retail theft at the Wyoming Valley Mall. According to the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department, on Monday around 3:00 p.m. three suspects are believed to have committed a “quick change” scheme at […]

Pedestrian struck by vehicle, condition unknown

EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Police say one person was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle around 7:15 Monday evening.   The crash occurred in the area of Long John Silvers in Edwardsville.   According to police, the driver of the vehicle was not transported.   The condition of the pedestrian is […]
EDWARDSVILLE, PA

Winning Match 6 Jackpot ticket sold in Luzerne County

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One Pennsylvania Lottery player is $590,000 richer after buying a winning Match 6 ticket in Hazleton. The ticket, sold at the Turkey Hill on Airport Road in Hazleton, correctly matched all six winning numbers from Monday night’s drawing. The winning numbers were 3-16-26-29-32-47. The winning ticket holder won $590,000 and […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Multiple crews respond to fire at former bank

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Several fire departments were called to the scene of an old PNC Bank on Wilkes-Barre Township Boulevard for a fire.  Firefighters arrived to a smoky scene before they began battling the fire.   According to officials, the fire was contained to the underside portion of the roof in the […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA

Pedestrian killed in Luzerne County accident

It was a pedestrian killed in a vehicle crash over the weekend in Plymouth. The Luzerne County Coroner says 86-year old James Mahon of Plymouth, was struck by a vehicle while he was walking near theTurkey Hill convenience store on East Main Street Saturday afternoon. The car careened into the store's parking lot. An autopsy Monday determined Mahon died of multiple traumatic injuries caused by the crash, and the manner of death was ruled accidental. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by Plymouth police and State Police. The name of the driver has not been released.
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Ashland Man with a Suspended License Leads Police in Pursuit, Turns Himself In

An Ashland man is facing charges after leading borough police in a pursuit on Sunday. According to Ashland Police, on Sunday, June 26th, 2022 around 6:00pm, Borough Police Officer Andrew Weaver was on patrol and observed Joseph Schmidt Jr., 22, get into a GMC Sierra pickup truck and drive away from the 1300 Block of Walnut Street.
ASHLAND, PA

Pa. Lottery Match 6 jackpot winner worth $590K sold in Hazleton

HAZLETON — A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Match 6 Lotto ticket worth $590,000 from the Monday, June 27, drawing was sold in Hazleton. The ticket correctly matched all six winning numbers — 3-16-26-29-32-47 — to win the $590,000 jackpot prize, less applicable withholding. Turkey Hill, 7 Airport Road, Hazleton, earns a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
HAZLETON, PA

Luzerne County UPS overwhelmed with shipping returns

EDWARDSVILLE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local shipping store is overwhelmed with one of its biggest means of foot traffic returns. The line at times to make returns has been out the door at one location in Luzerne County. The demand to return products is up. According to the manager at this UPS center in the […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Bloomsburg Traffic Study Results Released

A traffic study has discovered one Bloomsburg roadway is the most traveled. A ten-day examination found of the more than 10-thousand drivers that used Fort McClure Boulevard during that period, the majority of them were speeding. The speed limit in the area clocked is 25 miles per hour. The heaviest traffic was noted between Noon and 4 pm. The study was undertaken as officials consider converting a portion of the boulevard to one-way for a proposed bike and walking path.
BLOOMSBURG, PA

Hazleton Area expands presence to Laurel Mall

HAZLETON, Pa. — The Laurel Mall in Hazle Township is a success story we don't often hear about — a mall filled with tenants and a waiting list to rent space. The framing is being built for the mall's newest tenant — the Hazleton Area School District's Cyber Academy.
HAZLETON, PA
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PLYMOUTH, PA

Special $3.99 gallon for E88 fuel at Sheetz stations through July 4th

Sheetz convenience stores have announced that some of its convenience stores will lower some gas prices to $3.99 a gallon through the Fourth of July holiday. The lower prices are “effective immediately.” Unleaded 88 gasoline will sell for $3.99 a gallon while the E85 will sell for $3.49 a gallon thru Monday July 4th. The price cuts are only available at the stores that carry those grades of gasoline. That includes the station in Shavertown and the Sheetz near Scranton high school. You also need to check your owner's manual to see if your car can use the 88 and 85 grades of unleaded gasoline. 88 is acceptable for most vehicles manufactured from 2001 on.
SHAVERTOWN, PA
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Fireworks are coming to Hazleton

PA Live (WBRE) — Gary Perna from the City of Hazleton visited our studio to chat about their Independence Day Firework Celebration. Learn more HERE.
HAZLETON, PA

Horseback riding center for the disabled gets donation

Montgomery, Pa. — A non-profit that provides the opportunity for children and adults living with disabilities to ride horses, has gotten a boost in funding from a local Grange organization. Eagle Grange, which is the oldest Grange association in Pennsylvania, donated $500 in support of SunnyBrook Meadows Therapeutic Riding center recently. SunnyBrook Meadows is a "Christ-centered organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horseback riding,"...
MONTGOMERY, PA
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Danville Schools Hires Interim Superintendent Harry Mathias

DANVILLE — The Danville Area School School District school board Monday night appointed former Central Columbia School District Superintendent Harry Mathias as acting superintendent until the district hires a new superintendent. He will be paid $700 per day and work four days a week. The board approved hiring Brian...
DANVILLE, PA

Rides, music, NUTmobile at Kirby Park’s 4th of July celebration

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— The city of Wilkes-Barre is reminding residents they are hosting an “Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration” in Kirby Park. With live entertainment, over 20 food vendors, amusement rides and games, a visit from the Planters NUTmobile, and most importantly, fireworks, Mayor George Brown hopes this year’s celebration is a hit. Amusement […]
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