Local church celebrates 125 years of service

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local church is celebrating 125 years. It’s undergone many changes throughout the decades, but the mission has always remained the same. Churchgoers looked back on their memories of the church, and forward to their hopes for its future. Saint Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church in Williamsport, dedicated their Sunday service […]
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Rain or shine, the Duryea Fall Festival continued

DURYEA, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Wet weather forced the First Duryea Fall Festival indoors today, but it did not seem to dampen the spirits of those who attended. Duryea Betterment Committee hosted the event which featured more than 20 vendors who showed off their crafts. There was plenty of homemade goodies, like cookies and fudge, […]
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Late Queen Elizabeth II enjoyed local piece of history

WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local piece of history which the late Queen Elizabeth II enjoyed is on display in Williamsport. The Manor Hall Dollhouse exhibited at the Taber Museum was made in the 1930’s by Reverend H. Mowbray-Finnus. Mowbray-Finnus was headmaster of a co-educational school in New Zealand. When he returned to his […]

Police search for suspect after early morning shooting

SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Sunbury Police are looking for 42-year-old Randy Easton after an early morning shooting took place.   Easton has been charged with criminal homicide and related charges due to his part in the shooting.   According to police, they were alerted to a shooting on South Third Street in Sunbury around 2:30 […]

Early morning standoff leaves one dead

NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- One man is dead after an early morning domestic situation.   Around 4:30 am Sunday, Nanticoke Police arrived on scene on East Grand Street after receiving reports of an ongoing domestic situation.   According to police on scene a 32-year-old male had been assaulting his girlfriend before she managed to escape the […]

Why do leaves change color?

Fall is a wonderfully colorful time in Colorado with the peak of changing leaves. But why do leaves change color each fall?

World War II Veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WOYU) — A Luzerne County war hero and member of the greatest generation celebrated a milestone Saturday night, his 100th birthday. Busting a move on his 100th birthday, that’s what Anthony Dominic Blaso did Saturday as his family and friends surprised him with a party at Patte’s Sports Bar in Wilkes-Barre. “[I] […]

Repairs completed to San Souci water main break

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The water is flowing in dozens of homes and businesses once again in a Luzerne County community. A work crew completed repairs on a water main break Friday night along the Sans Souci Parkway near Dollar General. The 24-inch pipe broke Thursday morning and impacted about 70 homes and […]

The Bloomsburg Fair is underway with food and fun

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Saturday marked the official first day of the 167th Bloomsburg Fair, following Friday’s preview day soft opening. Hundreds of people arrived first thing Saturday morning when the gates opened at 10 o’clock. One of the biggest attractions is always the food with so many choices from hundreds of vendors filling […]

Man killed in Scranton housefire now identified

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Scranton Firefighters are investigating a deadly fire in the city. The Scranton fire Department said they were dispatched for a reported house fire on the 500 block of North Main Avenue just after 4 p.m. on Saturday. Scranton Fire Officials confirm one person had died. Another person was injured but […]