Juvenile will stand trial on charges stemming from Christmas Eve shooting

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The case involving a shooting between a juvenile and another man on Christmas Eve in Wapwallopen has been bound over to the Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas. A preliminary hearing was held for the shooting suspect on Monday before Magisterial District Judge Ronald W. Swank.

Teen charged with attempted murder in Christmas Eve shooting

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State police at Shickshinny have charged a 17-year-old boy with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Wapwallopen early on Christmas Eve morning. The shooting – which critically wounded a 20-year-old man who was shot outside his Slocum Township home on Dec. 24, 2014 – resulted from a love triangle among the accused shooter, the shooting victim and a juvenile female, police said, in a criminal complaint.

SS. Peter and Paul Church planning trip to 9/11 Memorial

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LEHMAN TWP.: The Lehman-Idetown United Methodist Women will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the church, 1011 Mountainview Drive. Program for the evening will be “Pledge” Service presented by Sabrina Major, club president.

Luzerne County 4-H members, leadership honored for achievements

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From left, are Outstanding 4-H Member Award recipient, Sarah Brown, Hobbie 4-H, and Donna Grey, Penn State Extension Educator. Also honored was William Pursell.

Cops: Man steals car after leaving police station following DUI arrest

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A man was arrested for allegedly stealing a car Monday, minutes after he was released from police custody following a DUI arrest two hours earlier. Police said Bryan Henchenski, 24, of the Wapwallopen section of Conyngham Township, was stopped and arrested at 9 a.m. Monday on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while on drugs.

Probe continues into Slocum Twp. shooting

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State police at Shickshinny responded to a report of gunshots fired at 1175 Blue Ridge Trail, Wapwallopen, Slocum Township, at about 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to a police news release. When officers arrived, they discovered Dillon T. Gommer, 20, injured from gunshot wounds, police said.

Probe continues into Slocum Twp. shooting

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State police at Shickshinny responded to a report of gunshots fired at 1175 Blue Ridge Trail, Wapwallopen, Slocum Township, at about 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to a police news release. When officers arrived, they discovered Dillon T. Gommer, 20, injured from gunshot wounds, police said.

Infrastructure improvement project coming to a close

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Aqua Pennsylvania announced on Friday that the $10 million infrastructure improvement program in its White Haven division is coming to a close, with most projects completed or near completion. a Replacement of 1,000 feet of old 2-inch galvanized steel water main with new 6-inch ductile iron pipe on Lincoln Drive in Harveys Lake, $150,000.

Infrastructure improvement project coming to a close

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Aqua Pennsylvania announced on Friday that the $10 million infrastructure improvement program in its White Haven division is coming to a close, with most projects completed or near completion. a Replacement of 1,000 feet of old 2-inch galvanized steel water main with new 6-inch ductile iron pipe on Lincoln Drive in Harveys Lake, $150,000.

Automotive Today: Luzerne County’s CarBows.com provides one big car accessory

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Sheila Beck of Wapwallopen provides a service for car buyers that clients tell her is “the icing on the cake” when purchasing a vehicle. Believe it or not, it has nothing to do with competitive insurance rates or a long-lasting warranty.