According to police, the tip led them to match surveillance video of McDonough at the bank to surveillance video of him cashing a paycheck at a supermarket earlier in the day.
WNEP-TV Moosic, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 08:09 PM
MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Suspended Coughlin High School administrator Stephen Stahl is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student 10 years ago. The Luzerne County District Attorney's Office is asking a judge to clarify a ruling he made in the student sex case of suspended Coughlin High School administrator Stephen Stahl.
The Citizens' Voice, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 01:00 AM
Seven Luzerne County residents were arrested this month after a federal grand jury indicted them on charges related to the unlawful distribution of bath salts. The seven suspects participated in a bath salts distribution and trafficking ring, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The Citizens' Voice, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 04:09 AM
A former Pittston Township police officer fired amid allegations that he had sex with a female detainee is now on the beat in Avoca. When Avoca council approved the hiring of part-time police officer Jonathan Alaimo in July, it marked nearly six years since a contentious firing from Pittston Township.
The Citizens' Voice, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 12:56 AM
In 1999, the state Supreme Court ruled that the question of state school funding was a political issue for the Legislature, not one for the judiciary. Now, a new lawsuit filed in Commonwealth Court last week once again seeks a judicial order, this time armed with state test results showing schools failing to meet state academic standards and a study commissioned by the Legislature quantifying the disparity in resources.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 12:10 AM
A school bus drops students off at Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center, which had the highest number of school saftey offenses in the latest annual state School Safety Reports. Overall, the number of incidents at the school and across the county has been declining.
The Times Leader, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 04:08 PM
The Brodheadsville resident is a beekeeping hobbyist who has about 70 hives around the Poconos, made about 3,000 pounds of honey last year and teaches classes about beekeeping. He is also the manager at the local Mann Lake, one of the largest beekeeping companies in the U.S. Mann Lake, which is based in Minnesota and has another location in California, opened in March in a 77,000-square-foot building in the Hanover Industrial Estates in Hanover Township, Luzerne County, that formerly housed Bertels Can Co.
Pocono Record, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 09:36 AM
Hazleton Area School District will be hiring it's 15th school police officer, while Wyoming Valley West School District will completely revamp the middle school security camera system, thanks to new state grants announced Friday. The state announced a total of $2.6 million going to 123 schools as part of the Safe Schools Targeted Grant initiative launched by Gov. Tom Corbett last year.
The Times Leader, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:53 PM