One shot, homeowner injured during Old Forge shooting
OLD FORGE, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— Police say one man has been shot and another was injured during a custody dispute in Old Forge Sunday afternoon. According to officials, police responded to the report of a male with a gunshot wound in the 100 block of Exeter Circle in Old Forge around 4:30 Sunday afternoon. Police […]
One person shot at home in Old Forge
OLD FORGE, Pa. — In Lackawanna County, someone was shot at a home. Officials say it all started as a domestic dispute involving child custody. Police and first responders were called to the home along Exeter Circle around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. The Old Forge police chief says one...
Wilkes-Barre City Police searching for missing person
WILKES-BARRE CITY, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Wilkes-Barre City Police Department is looking for a person reported missing early Sunday morning. Police say that they are looking for 27-year-old Ray Dominguez Rodriguez, a Hispanic man standing at five feet seven inches tall and weighing 215 pounds. He reportedly has black hair, and green eyes and […]
Wilkes-Barre Fine Wine & Good Spirits closing, 20% off everything
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)— A liquor store in Wilkes-Barre is shutting down in the coming weeks and they announced everything is 20% off while they are still open. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) announced the Fine Wine & Good Spirits at South Main Plaza, 379 South Main Street, will be closing for good on […]
Flea market opens for the season in Lackawanna County
DICKSON CITY, Pa. — It is a sure sign of spring in Lackawanna County, the flea market at the Circle Drive-In is back. The giant flea fair offers hundreds of vendors, selling everything from produce to antiques. It's the biggest flea market in northeastern Pennsylvania. People say they enjoy...
Wilkes-Barre Fine Wine and Good Spirits store to close
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced Sunday that one of Wilkes-Barre’s Fine Wine and Good Spirits stores, located at 379 S. Main St, will be closing on April 1. In the days leading up to the store’s closing, all wine,...
Ramen and sushi chain, known for incorporating gold flakes into dishes, opening first Lehigh Valley restaurant
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A growing Japanese restaurant chain - known for incorporating 24-karat gold flakes into dishes - is set to open its first location in the Lehigh Valley. Kinya Ramen Sushi Bar, offering "authentic Japanese foods and flavors with fun twists," is listed as coming soon to the...
Over $1K stolen in Dollar General burglary
SUGARLOAF TOWNSHIP, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police say that a Dollar General was broken into on Saturday and had over $1,000 stolen. On Saturday around 7:30 a.m., troopers were called to the Sugarloaf Township Dollar General on SR 118 for a reported burglary. According to state police, the burglar cut the power to […]
Fixing 'Lake Commerce' in Dickson City
DICKSON CITY, Pa. — It is one of the busiest retail areas in Lackawanna County, and it might take a little longer to get there on Monday, March 20. Commerce Boulevard in Dickson City is lined with stores and restaurants, both national chains and locally owned. It's been a...
Krzywicki announces candidacy for Wright Township supervisor
WRIGHT TWP. — Paul Krzywicki of Wright Township is seeking the Democratic nomination for Wright Township supervisor in the May 16 primary election. Krzywicki, a Crestwood High School graduate and nearly a lifetime resident of Mountain Top and Wright Township, is a marketing and communications professional, serving as the executive director of marketing and communications at The Wright Centers for Community Health and Graduate Medical Education.
Thief targets dollar store
Benton, Pa. — A thief cut power to a store over night and managed to pry open a door and steal cash inside a safe, police say. Employees at Dollar General on State Route 118 in Sugarloaf Township reported the break-in Saturday morning, according to Trooper Bernard Popson of the state police at Bloomsburg. Sometime in the night, the thief or thieves cut power to the store and gained entry by prying open the back door. Once inside, they also pried open a safe and stole approximately $1,446 in cash. Anyone with information on the theft can contact police at 570-387-4270.
Easier time at the pump as gas prices drop
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Here’s some good economic news, Gas prices are dropping in Pennsylvania. A gallon of regular at the Citgo on South Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre is going for $3.49 if you pay with cash, and $3.54 if you’re using credit. Overall, the average in Pennsylvania is now $3.59 a gallon of […]
PA team in Roller Derby All-Star Championship
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Four days of roller derby competition in Scranton and Sunday, Team Pennsylvania hopes to be the one to claim the title. Hundreds of women rolled into the final day of the tournament at the Riverfront Sports Complex. Team Pennsylvania is battling Florida this very hour for the title, which Pennsylvania […]
In Pa., nurse practitioners must work under doctors. But is it what patients want?
MOSCOW, Pa.— It’s not the fanciest medical practice — a converted beauty salon inside a home. But it’s where dozens of people in this rural northeastern Pennsylvania community came when they felt sick or needed a regular checkup. They parked on a gravel driveway near a side entrance in the modest home tucked between a farm field and a trucking company. Many were older. Most lived nearby. Some had been seeing Lynn Heard for 20 years.
Kingston magisterial court office may relocate to Edwardsville
Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. Luzerne County Court officials are no longer seeking approval to relocate the Kingston offices of District Judge James Haggerty to the county-owned West Side Annex in Forty Fort/Wyoming. Instead, the court has asked county council to approve a lease with Edwardsville...
‘Rock on’ at the new rock garden in Scranton
SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — In Scranton, Nay Aug Park is now home to a new rock garden. The Facebook group Scranton Rocks created a fairy rock garden today in celebration of the arrival of spring Monday. The rocks are all hand-painted with messages of kindness, hope, and encouragement. The garden is also filled with […]
Brother and sister win top honors at Winter’s End Run
LEHMAN TWP. – It was a cold 28 degrees, windy and spring was nowhere in sight Sunday but that didn’t stop runners from enjoying the Wyoming Valley Striders 42nd Annual Winter’s End 4.5 Mile Run at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. First-time winner Daniel Danilovitz, 16 of Moosic took...
Spring has sprung in the spring market
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