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Man admits holding knife to elderly woman's throat

Danville, Pa. — An 85-year-old woman reportedly told police she was jabbed in the throat by a relative, who had previously used the same knife to threaten her on several occasions. The woman fled her home near the 30 block of Maple Street in Danville on the afternoon of June 23 after the threats were allegedly made. Kevin James Millard then barricaded himself inside the residence as he clutched the knife, police said. ...
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Shirtless PA man charged with eluding police

MAHANOY CITY, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Mahanoy City PD said they arrested a man who is facing multiple charges stemming from an incident that began around 1 a.m. on Saturday. Law enforcement said Daniel Hall of Barnesville is facing charges for attempting to elude police, driving under the influence, recklessly endangering another person, and “numerous other […]
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Barnesville Man Attempts to Flee Mahanoy City Police on ATV

A Barnesville man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after attempting to flee Mahanoy City Police early Saturday. According to Mahanoy City Police, on Saturday morning, around 1:00am, Officer Frank Gallo and Officer Weicikosky were on patrol in the area of 9th and Market Street. At the intersection, they...

Alleged thief caught on trail camera leaving camper after break-in

Montour County, Pa. — Police said the trail camera didn’t lie when it captured a thief as he exited a camper after ransacking the inside. As Daryl Anthony Campbell, 22, of Berwick left the camper, trail cameras took his picture near the front door of the scene. The owner of the camper reported the incident to State Police in Milton on June 19 and provided the picture that was taken of the June 15 incident. ...

Kings of the city

WILKES-BARRE — The Negron twins are no strangers to downtown. For about a decade, they ran the very popular King of Kings Gyros at 37 Public Square as well as The Cheesesteak Factory at 17 E. Market Street before merging the two into a one-stop-shop at the East Market location back in January of 2020.

Independence Day celebration in Hazleton

HAZLETON, Pa. — It was a beautiful night for one Independence Day celebration in our area. The city of Hazleton Recreation Department hosted the event at City View Park in Hazleton. Folks were there for the entertainment, games, and food trucks. All of the entertainment led up to a...

Garden Drive-In celebrates 70 years

LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A special 70th birthday was celebrated Saturday night. At the Garden Drive-In in Hunlock Creek, the celebration included games, a DJ, face painting, and more but ultimately celebrated the drive-in's ability to make it through storms, changing technology, and generations of customers. The drive-in featured...

Around Town: Connor McGovern giving back to NEPA

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. If you’ve lived around here for a while, you’ve undoubtedly heard of Connor McGovern, the Lake-Lehman High School and Penn State alumnus who is now an offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys. Throughout his collegiate and professional career, he’s...

Annual Independence Day charity event in Hazleton

HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A July charity event kicked off its second year on Saturday morning thanks to a local family giving back. It’s the Paul and Lisa DeAngelo annual Independence Day charity event held at City View Park in Hazleton. Live music, an exotic car show, a silent auction featuring signed sports memorabilia, food […]
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New Berks store offers curios, 'upcycled' furniture, more

JEFFERSON TWP. - Ginny Usher’s life has had an eclectic quality. A career hairstylist, she also is an avid furniture painter and sign maker. Born and raised in Kansas, she moved to Pennsylvania 10 years ago. That broad-ranging vibe can be found in The Purple Pelican, a store Usher...

Lemonade stand raises money for pediatric cancer patients

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A multi-family yard sale with a twist in Wilkes-Barre is helping find a cure for a rare form of childhood kidney cancer. Toys, lemonade, and snacks were sold on Dagobert Street to benefit pediatric cancer patients treated by Memorial Sloan Kettering, known as MSK kids. The fundraiser was held in memory […]

Fleming, Haladay Hold Youth Football Camp at Southern Columbia

CATAWISSA, Pa. — Both Julian Fleming and Cal Haladay dominated on the football field at Southern Columbia. They helped the school win three straight state titles, finishing their high school careers with a 63-1 record. Since then, the former Tigers went their separate ways, both moving on to play...

Man accused of terroristic threats turns himself in

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A man who was wanted out of Bloomsburg for aggravated assault, and terroristic threats, turned himself in to authorities. According to the Bloomsburg Police Department, on Thursday around 4:00 p.m., Maurice Smith, 21, turned himself in at the Bloomsburg police station. Smith faces charges of robbery involving serious injury, burglary, […]
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The Pyramid to permanently close its doors this evening

A popular fitness center in Lehighton will permanently close its doors as of this evening. The Pyramid, at 230 Ochre St., will end its decadelong stint at 9 o’clock. Alyssa Spotts posted the following message on The Pyramid’s Facebook page June 2. “In my nine years of employment...

Bloomsburg University nursing students earn perfect exam scores

Bloomsburg, Pa. — A class of 13 nursing students managed to score a 100 percent first-time pass rate for this year's National Certification Exam. The students, specializing in anesthesia, are the second group from Bloomsburg to achieve a 100 percent first-time pass rate. The group also has a 100 percent employment rate. The national first-time pass rate for the certification exam is 85.2 percent. ...