Father Accused of Throwing Acid on Son

CONYNGHAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A father is accused of throwing acid on his son in Luzerne County. Troopers say Ricky Polgar from Wapwallopen attacked the 23-year-old at a home in Wapwallopen on Tuesday. The victim was rushed to a burn center with severe injuries on his head, face, arms, chest, …

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BESECKER / STAFF PHOTO Maryann Culp, of Lehighton, helped Jake Hart, of Wapwallopen, dye his mustache and goatee bright orange for the parade Saturday. Temperatures in the low 30s and a slight breeze did not dissuade 82-year-old George Yarns of Clarks Summit from donning his kilt for Saturday’s Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade.

ICE takes 9 into custody

About 12 people were detained and nine reportedly were taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as Weatherly police investigated a case of sexual harassment that happened at a borough pizza shop, police say. Weatherly Sgt.

Area students on dean’s list at Misericordia University

Toni Baran, Sugarloaf Twp.; Emily Betterly, Hazleton; Amanda Bohn, Mountain Top; Rachel Callahan, Wapwallopen; Sarah Carne, Mountain Top; Allia Dolan, Drums; Kerinne Dorris, Mountain Top; Megan Fatula, Mahanoy City; Irene Florek, Mountain Top; Madisyn …

New Top 5 Restaurant Guide in or Around Wapwallopen, PA

Spending time in or around Wapwallopen, PA? This is one of the best places for eating out in the county. The next time you’re in town, whether with your family, friends or just travelling solo — check out our top 5 list below to ensure you and your significant others have the best eating experience possible …

Court notes 1/24/18

Adrianne M. McLaughlin, Wapwallopen; v. Brian S. McLaughlin, Wapwallopen. • Gregory McRoy, Harveys Lake; v. Carlee Engelman, Plymouth. • Rocco J. Arruzzo, Sugarloaf; v. Miguelina T. Mercado de Arruzzo, Hazleton. • Jeffrey Oncay, Dallas; v. Kris Ann Oncay, Nanticoke. v Brian J. Williams, West …

Pa. breeders charged after dogs found outside ina

After facing death nearly a year ago, Libre the dog is now happy and silly at his forever home. He inspired Libre’s Law, signed June 28, 2017, that aims to strengthen Pennsylvania’s animal abuse laws.

19 Dogs Found in ‘Deplorable Conditions’ Taken Away from Breeder

Humane officers said the stench inside the home was so powerful it actually stung their eyes. They even found some dogs outside the house when it was just five degrees outside.

Puppies among 19 dogs seized at property near Wapwallopen

Troopers and a humane officer went to the residence near Wapwallopen just after 3 p.m. Sunday, finding multiple dogs in various locations on the property owned by John Jerome Dancho, of Freeland. Troopers noticed the dogs had no food, and water in bowl…

19 Dogs Found in ‘Deplorable Conditions’ Taken Away from Breeder

This is just one of the 19 dogs taken away from a breeding kennel in Wapwallopen and put into care of @SPCALuzerne. Police say their eyes burnt when they went into the home on Cemetery Road because the smell was so terrible. Story tonight on @WNEP #WNE…