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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 […]
KINGSTON, PA
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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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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
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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

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
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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.
LUZERNE COUNTY, 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
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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

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

Deadly accident in Luzerne County under investigation

The investigation into a fatal crash in Plymouth continues. It happened Saturday afternoon on West Main Street near the Turkey Hill. According to officials, three vehicles were involved, one which flipped onto its roof. One person was ejected from one of the vehicles. No other information on the condition of those involved or what may have caused the crash have yet been released.
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA

Woman reportedly calls ex 43 times

Catawissa, Pa. — A Catawissa woman allegedly called her ex-boyfriend 43 times in one day after police began investigating her for a reported break-in at her ex's home. Trey Harkins, who previously lived with Kaitlin Elizabeth McKenna, 23, at a home on Pine Street, told police McKenna had come back to their home on June 19 and assaulted him and stole money, according to the report. After he reported the...
CATAWISSA, PA

Gas leak shuts down Pittston Avenue

MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Construction workers in Moosic struck a gas line on the 3300 block of Pittston Ave, shutting it down. At this time, workers said they are in the process of shutting off the gas. Officials said the road should be open within the hour.
MOOSIC, PA
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LASD hires new superintendent

A Central Columbia School District administrator is Lehighton Area School District’s new superintendent following a split vote Monday night. Lehighton voted 6-2 to hire Christina Fish to a contract running through Aug. 31, 2025. According to the contract, Fish, who has spent the last 12 years as Central Columbia’s director of pupil services/special education, will make $132,500 in her first year with Lehighton as well as receive a $7,500 signing bonus. She is set to receive a 3% increase in each of the 2023-24 and 2024-25 school years.
LEHIGHTON, PA
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