The Lands At Hillside Farms Raising Money For New, State-Of-The Art Cow Barn

KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — A popular farm and attraction in Luzerne County has big plans to build a new state-of-the-art barn for its dairy cows. It was a beautiful and busy day Friday at The Lands at Hillside Farms near Shavertown, with families coming out to visit with some furry four-legged creatures. “I actually used to go to Penn State Wilkes-Barre, so me and my friends would come down here on our lunches and when we had breaks to see the animals […]

PennDOT Worker Hit By Truck

FOSTER TOWNSHIP — A PennDOT worker was hit by a truck on Friday in Luzerne County. Police say a driver, 83, went through a work zone on Route 940 in Foster Township around 9:30 a.m. and struck a parked PennDOT truck. The truck then rolled backwards and hit the worker. Officials have not released any more information on the incident including the extent of the injuries following this crash in Luzerne County.

Lackawanna County Farm Preservation Program Reaches Milestone

SCOTT TOWNSHIP — Preserving farms means protecting the future to a group of people in Lackawanna County. On Friday, the county’s farmland preservation program announced it reached a milestone by making sure one of the county’s largest farms will stay a farm forever. The view from the highest point of Mike Hillebrand’s 300-acre cattle farm in Scott Township is breathtaking. But he says there is now something more important than the view. “It will be farmland forever,” said Hillebrand. Hillebrand’s […]

Hospital Workers in Luzerne County on Strike

KINGSTON — Some hospital workers in Luzerne County took to the streets on Friday to voice their displeasure with their employer. 150 service, clerical and mental health workers went on strike at 8 a.m. Friday morning as they say contract negotiations have broken down with management at First Hospital in Kingston which is operated by Commonwealth Health Systems. “We’ve been in negotiations since January and we seemed to have gotten stonewalled with wage, the healthcare conditions in the hospital becoming […]

Sargent Guilty of Attempted Murder for Firing on Police in Walmart Parking Lot

WILKES-BARRE — The man accused of shooting at police in Luzerne County has been found guilty. A jury found Scott Sargent guilty on most charges, including the most serious: attempted murder. Sargent was on trial for an incident at a Walmart parking lot near Wilkes-Barre back in 2015. Sargent testified Thursday that he thought two people followed him to the lot, so he fired two warning shots. He kept firing when his vehicle was struck by bullets, not realizing it […]

Arrest Following Bomb Threat at Technical School

NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP — An 18 year old has been arrested for a bomb threat at a technical high school in Schuylkill County. State police say Dominick Cassilli of Frackville drew a picture of a bomb and a building on a piece of toilet paper inside of bathroom at Schuylkill Technology and Training Center South near Pottsville on Monday. A custodian found it after students left for the day. A search of the building turned up nothing. Troopers say Cassilli admitted […]

Man in group breaking into cars in Bethlehem chucks gun, cops say

Police were called to the 700 and 800 blocks of Dellwood Street around 3:52 a.m. Aug. 15 after a report a group of men was trying car door handles.

A 19-year-old Palmerton man to…

Scranton Knights Football Team Looking For Saturday Win At Comets

The Scranton Knights are coming off three consecutive losses. Still alive in the District II 6A playoffs the Knights travel to Clarks Summit Saturday afternoon for a meeting with the Abington Heights Comets kickoff is set for 1pm. Health has been a maj…

Newspaper carrier arraigned on stolen check charges

She is free on bail in two cases, records show.

Krystal Ogilvie, 35. (Courtesy photo | For 
A woman accused of stealing checks and credit card bil…

20K drivers busted for DWIs could have their cases appealed in N.J.

A state trooper was accused of falsifying records. 20,000 cases are under scrutiny. What happens next?

TRENTON — Prosecutors in New Jersey are notifying more than 20…