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Fire damages apartment in Luzerne County

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. — Fire damaged an apartment Sunday afternoon in Luzerne County. According to fire officials, flames broke out along Roosevelt Street in Edwardsville just after 4:30 p.m. Everyone made it out safely. Officials say the fire caused significant damage to the apartment. A fire marshal has been called...
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Free wedding ceremonies for LGBTQ+ community

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — More than a dozen LGBTQ+ couples got married in Luzerne County, on Sunday, for free. Sajadah and Kamani Bigelow exchanged their wedding rings in an intimate wedding ceremony Sunday. “Well we actually met through other friends and it was something that wasn’t supposed to be but ended up being,” said […]
LUZERNE COUNTY, PA
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Griffin Pond hosts Paws in the Park

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The dog days of summer were apparent Sunday in Scranton. ‘Paws in the Park’ was held Sunday afternoon at McDade Park, in Scranton. Griffin Pond Animal Shelter hosted the event which included vendors, music, and food trucks. The family and pet-friendly event also showcased shelter pets available for adoption. Even […]
SCRANTON, PA

10 Crazy Items You Can Buy at Mark Ruffalo’s Hudson Valley Store

You may be surprised to learn that Mark Ruffalo and his wife own a shop in the Hudson Valley that sells some pretty eclectic items. Celebrity-owned businesses have become quite common in the Hudson Valley. From the Snooki Shop in Beacon run by the Jersey Shore star to Samuel's in Rhinebeck which is co-owned by Paul Rudd, Hollywood stars have not only made the Hudson Valley their home but have also become part of the local economy.
NARROWSBURG, NY
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Lights, camera, NEPA: Area filmmaker to debut two new projects

Savakinus key player in ‘That Championship Season’ documentary and new teen adventure film. Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Fresh off his role on the team behind the Agnes 50th anniversary documentary, Lackawanna County-based filmmaker Bob Savakinus is part of two new productions set to debut at a Scranton-area drive-in this month.
SCRANTON, PA
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Look Back: Abram Nesbitt donates land for hospital

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. At a meeting of local physicians held inside the Luzerne County Medical Society on West Market Street in Kingston on Feb. 1, 1912, preliminary plans were discussed to build a hospital somewhere on the West Side of the Susquehanna River. “The...
KINGSTON, PA

Car show to benefit St. Ann's Basilica in Scranton

SCRANTON, Pa. — Car enthusiasts came out to benefit a church on Sunday in Scranton. Gear-heads flocked to the car show at St. Ann's Basilica Monastery on St. Ann's Street in the city. The fundraiser for the church included barbecue, music, vendors, raffles, face painting, instant bingo, and more.
SCRANTON, PA
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NEPA Jeep Fury Fest in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — It was a big day Sunday for car lovers across northeastern Pennsylvania at the NEPA Jeep Fury Fest. More than 50 off-road enthusiasts spent the day at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre, showing off their jeeps. The event featured food trucks and raffles. For $10, Jeep lovers...
WILKES-BARRE, PA

Poker shootout fundraiser in Wyoming County

FACTORYVILLE, Pa. — People in Wyoming County had their eye on the prize Sunday afternoon. Folks came out to Factoryville Sportsmen's Club to raise money for Individual Abilities in Motion. The day consisted of sporting clays on a 100-target course spread out over five outdoor stations. Shooters received a...
WYOMING COUNTY, PA
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Bisons and RailRiders game suspended

MOOSIC, PA — In the series finale of this six-game set, the Buffalo Bisons and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders had their game suspended due to rain midway through the sixth inning tied at one. Bowden Francis made his second start of the series and was very sharp through his two innings...
MOOSIC, PA
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‘An opportunity to grow the Jeep family’

WILKES-BARRE — The first annual Jeep Fury Fest brought Jeep aficionados to Kirby Park Sunday, for a chance to show off their vehicles and learn more about their favorite rides. Co-founders Gina Brick-Boyle and Jessica Kelly said the show was the organization’s first event and called it “a gathering...
WILKES-BARRE, PA

Last day of the Scranton Jazz Festival

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — There’s nothing like the sound of some cool jazz on a hot weekend in the Electric City. The Scranton Jazz Festival played at nearly two dozen venues including the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. Customers got to enjoy a live jazz band with their Sunday brunch. Festival officials say the weekend […]
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Pinstriped Performances: Familia Affair

The Tarpons, and one of their prized rookies, are on the rise with about a month to play in the regular season. Buffalo and Scranton will have to wait until next month to decide this week’s series. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (54-50): With the RailRiders looking to secure a series victory,...
BUFFALO, NY

Experts: First Hospital closure a potential catastrophe

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. The announced closure of First Hospital may have seemed sudden, and the promises of Commonwealth Health to help all patients reassuring. But local people who teach and work in the mental health care field say this development has been years — if not decades — in the making, likely will be hard to permanently fix, and could be “catastrophic” in the short term.
WILKES-BARRE, PA

Beach Lake man arrested on child pornography charges

BEACH LAKE — Police arrested Edward James Franklin, 52, on charges relating to child pornography. Franklin received 28 total felony counts for charges of Possession of Child Pornography, Dissemination of Child Pornography and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility. Police issued charges following an investigation which kicked off in...
BEACH LAKE, PA

Yankees send right-hander to Triple-A Scranton

That didn’t last very long. On Thursday, New York Yankees right-hander Carlos Espinal was outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre after going unclaimed on waivers. According to MLBtraderumors.com, the Yankees did not announce that he was being designated for assignment or that he’d been placed on waivers. BUY YANKEES...
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