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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)
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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...
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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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ice Cream Wars: Raub’s Twin Kiss (Lebanon Valley Food Critics)

Editor’s Note: Last year, Michael and Nicole Borrell began reviewing Lebanon Valley’s restaurants and eating attractions as the Lebanon Valley Food Critics. Since then, the couple has aimed to offer unbiased reviews of the eating and drinking establishments the Lebanon Valley has to offer. LebTown is pleased to be partnering with LVFC to share these reviews with our readers. Bon appétit!

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.
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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.

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...

Local Middle Schooler Claire Smith Conquers Brain Tumor

Claire Smith’s journey from brain tumor to healing is a testimony to God’s grace and mercy and to the prayer warriors who were there every step of the way. On today’s broadcast, Home Page Anchor/Correspondent Julianna Vogt has the opportunity to sit down for a visit with this courageous young lady. Claire was just 11 years old when doctors found that the reason for her headaches and pain was the result of a brain tumor. With no time to waste, Claire was scheduled for emergency brain surgery at Geisinger Hospital in Danville.

Amazon Corporation Donates to a Local Elementary School

SUGARLOAF, LUZERNE CO. — With a new school year just around the corner, one Hazleton Area School received some learning essentials this morning. Valley Elementary/Middle School is now home to new laptops, cleaning, and school supplies, all thanks to the Amazon corporation. “I’m from the local Hazleton warehouse and...

Kids enjoy free lunch program at Shamokin pool

SHAMOKIN, Pa. — While school may be out for the summer, a program in Shamokin continues to feed students at the city's pool. On Monday, the Belmahi family enjoyed lunch at the Lawton Shroyer Memorial Swimming Pool in Shamokin. Monday through Friday during the summer, children under 18 can...
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Jungle Jim’s 5K splash and dash won by Peyton Riley in 15:47

The 18th annual Jungle Jim’s 5K splash and dash June 25 attracted a crowd of 200 runners, all of whom chased Peyton Riley, 22, of Danville, Pa., who ran from the water park and back in a blistering time on a hot morning. The Bloomsburg-bound junior raced to a personal-best time of 15:47.

Suspects Sought in Retail Theft at Richland Twp. Walmart

The Richland Township Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects in a theft that occurred May 3 at approximately 4:55 p.m. at the Walmart on West End Boulevard (Rt. 309) in Richland Township. According to a Crimewatch post published Monday by Pennsylvania...

Amazon donates supplies to Hazleton Area students

SUGARLOAF, Pa. — It wasn't your average Amazon delivery being unloaded at Valley Elementary Middle School in Sugarloaf on Monday. "We're here today donating about $50,000 in back-to-school supplies to our local teachers, computers that will help our students at Valley Elementary, as well as different sanitation supplies," explained Mariah Grabinski, a human resource manager at Amazon.

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Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge Celebrates 60 Years of a Vision of Wholeness

REHERSBURG, PA — Since 1962, Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge has been at the forefront of recovery. As the non-profit organization celebrates sixty years in 2022, Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge continues to expand the vision of its founder, the Reverend David Wilkerson, to offer faith-based comprehensive treatment programs to thousands of men and women struggling with addiction.