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  • Some Poke Fun at Shawn Christy on Social Media, Others Call Him Political Prisoner
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    RUSH TOWNSHIP, Pa. — In the more than three months Shawn Christy has eluded U.S. Marshals, he has become quite the figure on social media. Some Facebook groups call Shawn Christy a political prisoner. Others take a more cynical approach with one referring to Christy as the Wackadoo from McAdoo. More than... Read more »
  • Parents, Students React to Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager Accused of Defrauding the District
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    SCRANTON, Pa. -- Daniel Sansky of Jefferson Township left his arraignment in West Scranton without having to post bail. The state attorney general accuses the former fleet manager for the Scranton School District of defrauding the district of hundreds of thousands of dollars by overbilling the district for work done on district... Read more »
  • Road Closed Due to Flooding
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    HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A portion of a road in Luzerne County  had to be shut down due to flooding Tuesday. PennDOT says that part of the Arthur Gardner Parkway in Hazle Township has been closed since 8 a.m. on Tuesday but is expected to reopen soon. Officials tell us rainwater from... Read more »
  • Danville Receives State Money for Flood Protection Project
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    DANVILLE, Pa. -- A borough in Montour County is getting help to pay for an ongoing flood protection project. Danville received $200,000 in state money for the flood mitigation project along Mahoning Creek. Officials say the money will be used to remove sediment so the creek doesn't overflow.... Read more »
  • Townships Receive State Money in the Poconos
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    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Just in front of the Smithfield Township Municipal Building near Marshalls Creek sits Waterfront Park. Bob Tulloch of Smithfield Township likes to fish there. "Yeah, it's real nice. I go there often," said Tulloch. Soon, people with disabilities will have better access to fish there, too. The township received... Read more »

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