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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
  • Safety problems on decline in Luzerne County Schools

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Members enrolled in Blue Cross Affordable Care Act plans will see the

    Members enrolled in Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania's Affordable Care Act plans will see their premium rates rise by an average of 6.9 percent in 2015. Officials for the Wilkes-Barre-based insurer declined to specify how many members are covered by its Affordable Care Act plans. The Times-Tribune, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 12:45 AM
  • Airport, several communities hit by power outage

    Homes and businesses in Avoca, Dupont and Duryea as well as the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport lost power at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. "By utilizing our recently installed Smart Grid equipment, PPL was able to automatically and remotely switch 1,257 customers to other circuits, restoring service to those customers in 11 minutes," PPL representative Paul Canevari said. The Citizens' Voice, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 01:12 AM
  • Officer Involved In Shooting Near Wilkes-Barre

    Streets in part of Luzerne County were blocked off after authorities say an officer fired his gun in a busy shopping area parking lot. Police swarmed a Family Dollar parking lot along Carey Avenue in Hanover Township around 2:30 p.m. after 911 calls came in of gun shots fired. WNEP-TV Moosic, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 05:11 PM
  • Jury selection starts in alleged sex assault of Wilkes University student

    Jury selection began Tuesday before Luzerne County Judge David Lupas for the trial of a man from East Stroudsburg accused of sexually assaulting a Wilkes University student in her dormitory room last year. Chukwuka Enyere Anamege, 20, was charged by Wilkes-Barre police with two counts of indecent assault and a single count of indecent exposure. The Times Leader, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 06:26 PM
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