LCTA will offer regular bus service to airport

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Travelers heading to or leaving from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will be able to use the bus to begin their journeys without making a reservation ahead of time. LCTA will visit the airport on five inbound and five outbound trips each weekday and on three inbound and three outbound trips on Saturday.

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The area around Lake Scranton is still showing the effects of storm damage sustained more than two months ago. A Lackawanna County sheriff's deputy clenched his fist, punched his girlfriend 20 times and choked her with her shirt as she drove a car Sunday night, Scranton police charged Monday.

Illegal Fireworks Causing Harm

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Tuesday afternoon, Scranton city officials condemned a home on Jefferson Avenue. Scranton police and the FBI searched the place Monday, finding dozens of materials used to make explosives.

PA County to Get over $380K in DHS Grants for Fire and Rescue

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U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, representing Pennsylvania's 17th District, announced that four fire companies in Schuylkill County will receive over $380,000 in federal funds to help purchase new equipment. May 8–U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-17, Moosic, announced Thursday that more than $380,000 in federal funding was awarded to four fire companies in Schuylkill County for firefighting equipment.

Community Digest

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Local History: Teens toting sawed off shotguns terrorized Scranton in 1931

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Scranton man charged in death of PSU pledge

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Bizarre cause of death for man found blown-up in Pa. field

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Pa. officials blame some cloudy morning weather for keeping them from seeing all the evidence that would have clinched the case of a dead man found blown-up in an empty field. Only when the sun came out in the afternoon did what really happened become more clear.( At first, police in Lackawanna County didn't know what they had on their hands when the dead body of a man turned up Wednesday in an empty lot near Moosic, Pa.

Candidate Statements

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I want to become Lackawanna County's first Democratic district attorney in 50 years because I know I can build a stronger and safer community. I've spent a lifetime preparing for this job – I'm the most experienced candidate and I'll be ready to lead on day one.

Dance Competition

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Prima Elite Academy of Dance students made a good showing at the recent Dancers Inc. winning three regional champion title awards, a number of top overall awards and many student medals. The studio will be attending Dancers Inc. National Finals in the Poconos in July.

Fireworks explosion killed man found in Moosic

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Body Found in Field, Suspicious Death Investigation in Lackawanna County

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State police vehicles and the Lackawanna County coroner van responded on this lot that used to be home to McKinney Manufacturing on Davis Street in Moosic, near the Scranton city line. The coroner tells us he and troopers plan to be there for much of the day collecting evidence after the discovery of the body.

NWS says no indication of tornado, but storm leaves damage in wake

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Fire strikes abandoned trucks, buses at county recycling center

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Heart walk on track

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KYLE WIND / STAFF PHOTO More than 2,000 people attended the Northeast PA Heart Walk on Saturday at PNC Field in Moosic. KYLE WIND / STAFF PHOTO Matthew Mursch Jr., who was born with a heart defect, was the child chair for Saturday's Northeast PA heart walk.

Walking to Support Healthy Hearts

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The Northeast PA Heart Walk kicked off Saturday morning at PNC Field in Moosic with participants walking to help raise awareness for heart disease. 5-year-old Matthew Mursch of Scranton represented local people dealing with heart disease.

Man charged for assault with rake

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Man charged for assault with rake

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Moosic man who led police on chase charged with robbery, fleeing, DUI

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Best Bets 4/26/17

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On Saturday, April 29, Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA's 13th annual Moonlight Walk/Run presents the opportunity to workout in the moonlight while supporting a great cause. The 5K walk and 5K/10K runs travel through Nay Aug Park and start across from the Everhart Museum, located at 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton.

WBGH Heart Walk Committee holds fundraisers

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Fire Investigation in Moosic

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Two minutes to midnight an alarm was transmitted for a multi unit apartment dwelling fire in the 3300 blk of Cedar Ave in Moosic. Penn Med 15 was first arriving confirming the working fire which activated the Special Response Narrative filling out the balance of the 1st alarm.

Skipping drug treatment brings arrest

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New Restaurant Focusing on Locally Grown Products

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The owner of Doc Magrogan's closed his restaurant in Moosic back in January to rebrand it into his successful farm-to-table concept. “This is just his passion,” said general manager Stephanie Sluck.

Man who killed, burned wife’s dogs admits assault

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Casey, Cartwright and others plead for federal infrastructure funding

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Caregiver Accused of Stealing from Mother of Missing Man

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A missing persons investigation led detectives to another crime and now, a woman is charged with stealing from an elderly woman in her care. Investigators found tens of thousands of dollars stolen from an elderly woman while they were investigating an entirely different case.

Widening I-81 far off

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For local drivers who deal daily with heavy Interstate 81 traffic, major help isn't on the way any time soon. The long-discussed widening of I-81 to three lanes for more than 30 miles north and south between the Clarks Summit and Nanticoke interchanges remains dependent on funding that so far doesn't exist, experts made clear at a Focus 81 meeting Wednesday.

Group Addressing Safety and Congestion Concerns Along I-81

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The Focus 81 Committee and the director of the I-81 Multi-State Corridor Coalition gathered at PNC Field in Moosic on Wednesday. Among the topics tackled was how cars could electronically communicate which one another in the future to avoid crashes.