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  • DA requests clarification on ruling in student sex case

    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
  • Indictment charges 7 from Pittston-West Pittston region with bath salts distribution

    A federal indictment unsealed Friday charged seven people for their roles with peddling bath salts with convicted smuggler Todd Morgans. U.S. Attorney Peter Smith said David Folweiler, 27, Alan Folweiler, 21, John Pearce, 29, of West Pittston, Frank Xavier Brennan, 33, of Kingston, Maura Kathio, 25, of Yatesville, Tiffany Pradel, 30, of Pittston Township, and Marguerita Ann Davis, 59, of Pittston, were indicted by a federal grand jury in August. The Times Leader, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 11:46 PM
  • Beekeeping firm creates buzz in Pennsylvania

    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
  • United Way solicits proposals to fight childhood poverty

    The United Way of Wyoming Valley has a new focus. It plans to take on childhood poverty - the root cause of many of the region's problems. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:39 AM
  • Drug raid leads to four arrests in Hunlock Creek

    State drug agents and Nanticoke police arrested four alleged drug dealers during a raid at a Hunlock Creek home on Wednesday. Police executed a search warrant at 17 Lewis Road, Hunlock Creek, as part of an ongoing investigation into "methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution activity," according to a criminal complaint. The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:24 AM
  • Three Luzerne County districts get school safety grants totaling $66,940

    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
  • Luzerne County benchelects president judge

    Luzerne County President Judge Thomas Burke talks with president judge elect Richard Hughes at the Luzerne County Courthouse Thursday.Mark Morancv21judgesp1 Judge Hughes, 53, will replace Thomas F. Burke Jr., who will complete his five-year term as president judge in January and relinquish his leadership post on the court. "I am honored to have the full support of my peers on the bench," Judge Hughes said in Burke's chambers after the vote. The Times-Tribune, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 05:32 AM
  • Officer shot man in shopping center lot

    State police and county prosecutors are investigating a police officer's shooting of a man in a northeastern Pennsylvania shopping center parking lot. Investigators in Luzerne County said the suspect was shot at about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in the center on the border of Hanover Township and Wilkes-Barre. Lewistown Sentinel, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 11:41 PM
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