Wilkes-barre, PAWOLF

WATCH: Hit and Run caught on video in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE CO. (WOLF) — Police are on the hunt to find the owner/driver of this grey Honda. Police say the drive struck another vehicle on August 3 then drove off. If anyone has any information, please contact Officer Twerdi (570)208-6721.
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Carbondale, PApahomepage.com

Carbondale man pleads guilty to child sex charges

CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — On Wednesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office stated that a Carbondale man has pled guilty to traveling to New York with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with children. According to the news release, 51-year-old James Obelkevich admitted to exchanging sexually explicit messages on social...
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Scranton, PAWOLF

Scranton Police search for suspect in alleged vehicle theft

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — The Scranton Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public with identifying a wanted suspect- Police say the suspect is wanted for questioning in a theft of a motor vehicle / criminal mischief to property that occurred from Tom Hesser Chevy. Police say the...
Montrose, PAWOLF

Small business scavenger hunt in Montrose

MONTROSE, SUSQUEHANNA CO. (WOLF) — The worker shortage has had an impact all over, so today a creative event in Susquehanna County sought to encourage young people to get out into their community and learn about opportunities local businesses have to offer. It’s your typical scavenger hunt, but this one...
Avoca, PApahomepage.com

Police seek hit-and-run suspect in Avoca

AVOCA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are searching for a male after a hit-and-run in Avoca Wednesday afternoon. According to the Avoca Police Department, the incident started as a two-car accident at the intersection of Wood Street and Cherry Street in Avoca. Police say the driver was traveling down Wood...
Wyoming County, PApahomepage.com

Triton Hose Company’s carnival returns after pandemic

TUNKHANNOCK, WYOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — After a year of lockdown and restrictions, fire departments are holding fundraisers once again to raise what money they lost last year. A huge tradition is the Triton Hose Company’s carnival in Wyoming County. It’s back and busier than ever. “I can say it was...
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Library book returned after 50 years with $20 bill

PLYMOUTH, Pa. — A book checked out a half-century ago has been anonymously returned to a library in northeastern Pennsylvania, officials said. The Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice reports that the 1967 copy of “Coins You Can Collect” by Burton Hobson arrived last month at the Plymouth Public Library in Luzerne County along with a $20 bill.

Have s'more fun at the Camp Archbald 100th Anniversary Celebration!

Kingsley, Pa. - In celebration of its 100th anniversary as a getaway and summer camp for Girl Scouts across the area, the doors of Camp Archbald are opening for a special anniversary event to bring together camp alumnae, and new friends to participate in some timeless camp fun. In-person events...