Secretary Of Aging Addresses Elder Abuse and Protection in Scranton, PASayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
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Coroner confirms one dead in Moosic
MOOSIC, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — One was reported dead in Lackawanna County after an incident Saturday night. Around 9:00 p.m. officers were called to the 1000 block of Ash Street in Moosic for a burglary in progress. Old Forge Police Department and EMS were at the scene. The Lackawanna County Coroner told 28/22 News one […]
The Haunted Park In Pennsylvania That Locals Call The Dead Children’s Playground
Pennsylvania is a state rich in history and culture, but also in mystery and horror. There are many places in the Keystone State that are said to be haunted by ghosts, spirits, and other paranormal phenomena. One of these places is a park in the city of Scranton, known as the Dead Children’s Playground.
Two PA Restaurants Named Best Hidden Gems in the U.S.
I'm always looking for great, new-to-me restaurants to try in Pennsylvania. Going out to dinner is one of my favorite things to do. I love to gather friends, eat, drink and be merry. Thankfully, I found Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Restaurants list for 2023. If you're unfamiliar, it...
Mother charged, home condemned for ‘uninhabitable’ condition
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police have charged a mother after her Scranton home was found with children living in “uninhabitable” conditions. According to the Scranton Police Department, an investigation began after a six-year-old child told a caseworker with Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services that his mother, Brandi Sergi, 39, hit him […]
Embark on a Mexican Culinary Journey: 5 Scranton Restaurants Worth Your Visit
This piece presents five remarkable Mexican eateries in Scranton. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Weekly Safety Report: Suspicious Death, Child Assault, Robbery, Fire, and Fatal Shooting in Lackawanna County, PA
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania experienced several incidents this week that require attention. These incidents include a suspicious death investigation in Olyphant, a man charged with assaulting a child in Carbondale, a robbery in Moosic, a fire in Clarks Summit, and a fatal shooting at a business in Old Forge.
Your Eyewitness Weather Forecast 12.08.23 (11pm)
Meteorologist Logan Westrope has more on the unsettled second half of the weekend.
These scranton, PA based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around scranton..
Throop Community Celebrates Annual Christmas Tree Lighting with Santa's Visit
Throop, Pennsylvania, was aglow with holiday spirit as the Volunteer Hose Company hosted their 10th annual Christmas tree lighting. The event, featuring treats and a visit from Santa, was a celebration of community unity. The tree, a symbol of togetherness, will brighten Dunmore Street throughout the festive season.
Department of Aging Hosts Roundtable in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKWANNA CO. (WOLF) — “Elder abuse across the Commonwealth and elder abuse across the nation is a major concern,” says Secretary Jason Kavulich. The Pennsylvania Department of Aging hosted a discussion among local, state, and judicial leaders within the Commonwealth at Telespond Senior Services in Scranton.
PA man arrested after threatening to blow up bridge, injure police officers, authorities say
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania (WBRE) — A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after allegedly making a serious bomb threat meant to injure police on a town bridge. Authorities say 58-year-old John Daniel Ryan, of Olyphant, remains in the Lackawanna County Prison after police say witnesses told them that he was planning to blow up the Lackawanna Avenue Bridge and intentionally harm officers from the Blakely Police Department.
Brandywine Valley SPCA's mega-adoption event held on Saturday
Brandywine Valley SPCA's mega-adoption event held on Saturday.
Annual 'Santa on the Square' event spreads joy and free Christmas cheer in Wilkes-Barre
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne Co. — Today the city of Wilkes-Barre held their fourth annual Santa on the square event. The event featured carolers singing Christmas classics, a live band and pictures with Santa , all free to the public. Multiple families with young children gathered at the Public Square to...
Sickler's Bike & Sport Shop Marks Milestone Anniversary with Celebrations
Celebrating 90 years in business, Sickler's Bike & Sport Shop in South Abington Township marked the milestone with live music, food, games, and bike giveaways. As a major cycling hub in northeastern PA, the shop promotes physical and mental health. The owner and customers look forward to many more anniversaries.
Beyond the Byline: Don’t fear Santa — be like him
WILKES-BARRE — When I see a child in fear of Santa Claus, it makes me sad. Do these kids realize the risk they are taking? If they don’t tell Santa what they would like for Christmas, chances are they are going to be very disappointed come Christmas Day.
Weekly Safety Report: Hit-and-run, ATV Riding, and Shots Fired raise concerns in Wilkes-Barre
This week in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, there were three incidents that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a hit-and-run incident where a pedestrian was seriously injured, illegal ATV riding on city streets, and shots fired in an apartment complex. The Wilkes-Barre City Police Department is actively investigating these incidents and seeking public assistance in identifying the suspects involved.
Carbondale School District Mourns Loss of Kindergartener, Boyfriend of Mother Charged
The Carbondale school community mourns the tragic loss of a beloved kindergartener, fondly known as the 'little mayor'. Grief counselors are assisting the community, following the child's death from a traumatic brain injury. The boyfriend of the child's mother faces charges, with an autopsy scheduled for Saturday.
Bogeys for Burkey helps give back
CLARKS SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local foundation raising money and helping grant kid’s wishes. The second annual “Bogeys for Burkey” tournament took place in September in honor of a beloved Scranton native, Frank Burke, who died unexpectedly two years ago the event raised more than $40,000. Friday night, at Lahey Family Fun Park, […]
Old Forge's Finest: A Guide to the 4 Unmissable Italian Restaurants
In this article, we'll be exploring four delightful Italian restaurants nestled in the charming town of Old Forge. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Young Carbondale child dies days after assault
CARBONDALE, LACKAWANNA CO. (WOLF) — A 5-year-old child has died from traumatic injuries suffered after being assaulted, according to police. Carbondale police have confirmed that the 5-year-old boy passed away Wednesday night around 7 p.m. at the Janet Weis Children's Hospital in Danville. The young child suffered traumatic brain...