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Police investigate armed robbery at convenience store

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Dickson City at the Main Street Mini Mart. According to the Dickson City Police Department, on Sunday around 10:18 p.m., officers responded to the Main Street Mini Mart for the report of a robbery. Investigators said a male stuck an unknown […]
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Police look for driver of hit and run crash

MONROE TOWNSHIP, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — PSP-Tunkhannock responded Thursday to a hit-and-run crash on State Route 309 (SR 309). State Troopers say the crash occurred Thursday around 4:30 p.m. as Christine Dymond, 44, was driving with passengers, Delilah Transue, 18, and John Transue, 20, northbound on SR 309 behind a female driving a minivan. According […]

Gang violence concerns in and out of school

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Scranton School District (SSD) begins its final week of the school year, with even greater student safety concerns following a recent deadly teenage stabbing. Tyler McKenna, 18, was stabbed to death last Wednesday at 3 West Olive Plaza in Scranton. Three juvenile students in the district were arrested in […]

Geisinger Medical Center performs 1,000th TAVR procedure

Danville, Pa. — Geisinger Medical Center reached an impressive milestone recently when it performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at the hospital. TAVR is a less-invasive approach to treating diseased and narrowed aortic valves (aortic stenosis). Physicians can replace a diseased valve without performing open-heart surgery. Instead, they insert a small, thin tube (catheter) into an artery in the groin and feed a new, collapsed valve to the heart where it is deployed to regulate blood flow. ...

Anniversary mass held in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — The Diocese of Scranton hosted a special Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday for couples celebrating their milestone anniversaries this year. The diocese has been holding this mass at Saint Peter's Cathedral for about four decades now. After the mass, couples could dine with the bishop. One...

Softball leads to connection in recovery in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — Each pitch, throw, and swing on Napa Field in Tunkhannock has more behind it than just a desire to win. There's a desire for connection. That's what led organizer Catherine Briegel to start this softball tournament seven years ago when she was trying to get closer to her teenage son.

Pittston's Day Downtown

PITTSTON, Pa. — A first-of-its-kind fundraiser took place in one city in Luzerne County on Sunday. An organization named Pittston: Summer in the City partnered with the Pittston Downtown Partnership to host Pittston's Day Downtown. The event included 40 vendors, shops, games, and entertainment all for a good cause.

Susquehanna Township man killed in tractor roll-over Saturday

A tractor roll-over Saturday resulted in the death of a Susquehanna Township man. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees said Sunday that 50-year-old Christopher “Weo” Eckenrode was using his tractor to move dirt by the edge of a drop-off on his property when the roll-over occurred at approximately 2:26 P.M.

BBQ Fourth of July Finds

The sun is hot, and so are the grills at these fantastic eateries. You simply cannot have a real summer without some barbeque to enjoy along with it. Susquehanna offers a myriad of BBQ restaurants that provide a perfect meal for a fun day outside. From cookout staples to innovations to classic recipes, these are five spots to seek out if you and your family are craving some classic BBQ delights.

Kluger, Williams team up to win Allan tournament

EXETER – David Kluger and Eric Williams made it through four rounds of match play in two days to capture the title in the 76th annual John A. Allan Invitational at Fox Hill Country Club with Sunday’s 4 and 3 victory over John Mulhern Jr.-Zach Mulhern. First Williams,...

Pocono Pride Soft Ball Team Places First At Keystone Summer Sizzler

After five wins and a tie, the Pocono Pride 14u Black team came in first at the Keystone Summer Sizzler tournament in Scranton this past weekend. Saturday, softball leagues from across NEPA gathered in Scranton to compete in the Keystone Summer Sizzler tournament. The Pocono Pride 14u Black team played four games on Saturday, where they won three and tied another. They went on to compete in two more games on Sunday, where they won the tournament, 10 - 3, in a rematch against the Abington Wildcats, whom they had also beaten earlier in the tournament.

Mountain Top defeats Pittston in softball

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Kendall Mendrzycki didn’t allow a run as Mountain Top defeated Pittston 10-0 Sunday in a District 16 major softball semifinal. Mountain Top jumped out to a 6-0 lead int he first inning.Allie Myers had two RBI in the inning while...

Costly, chaotic holiday travel weekend ahead, experts warn

AVOCA, Pa. — Morning flights ran on time at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport Monday, an exception to the chaos that awaits travelers at other airports across the country. Hundreds of flights were canceled within the last 24 hours alone, and that has Joanna Johnson "very" worried about her connecting...