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.

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.

UGI plans power line upgrades in Wapwallopen

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The electric division of UGI Utilities Inc. will upgrade a portion of its power distribution line system in Wapwallopen on Wednesday. Customers may experience service interruptions between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday in the following areas of Wapwallopen: South River Street; Weiss Street; Orchard Street; South Church Street; South Main Street; Hobbie Road; Haps Way and State Route 239.

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MICHAEL J. MULLEN / TIMES-SHAMROCK Bill and Becky Houlihan of Gouldsboro pick out a Christmas tree at Roba Family Farms in North Abington Township with children Jax, 16 months, Damien, 10, and Paislee, four months. As the market for fresh Christmas trees tightens nationwide, cash-and-carry tree farms in Northeastern Pennsylvania have held the line on prices and fresh tree aficionados shouldn’t see a price hike.

Hunters invade NEPA woods during opening day of deer rifle season

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Hunters interested in donating their harvest to Hunters Sharing the Harvest can do so by taking the deer to one of the following locations in Luzerne County: Hunters are reminded to report their harvest to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Hunters have three ways to report a successful harvest: Tear out the harvest report card in your current Hunting and Trapping Digest, fill it out with the correct information and drop it off at your local post office.