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Water Main Break In Luzerne County
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:24:35 -0800

Homes and businesses in part of Luzerne County may be without water because of a water main break. According to Pennsylvania American Water, parts of Swoyersville and Luzerne might experience temporary service disruptions as crews make repairs to a broken 12-inch water main along Main Street in Swoyersville. The company says about 200 homes and […]

Boil advisory issued to certain water customers on West Side
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:01:34 -0800

Pennsylvania American Water Co. today issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in parts of Luzerne, Swoyersville, Pringle and West Wyoming due to a broken water main along state Route 309 in Kingston Township.Customers might experience low pressure or no water while repairs are underway.

Pennsylvania American Water lifts boil advisory
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 06:01:10 -0800

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania American Water customers in Luzerne, Swoyersville, Pringle, and West Wyoming no longer have to boil their water before use.

Water Boil Advisory in Luzerne County
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:55:10 -0800

KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — A water boil advisory is in effect in parts of Luzerne County. According to Pennsylvania America Water, homes and businesses in parts of Luzerne, Swoyersville, Pringle, and West Wyoming are under the advisory due to a broken water main along Route 309 in the Back Mountain. Officials said about 1,900 customers are […]

UPDATE: PA American Water: Drinking Water Advisory
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 21:07:46 -0800

Drinking water advisory Pennsylvania American Water issues precautionary boil water advisory for customers in parts of Luzerne, Swoyersville, Pringle and West Wyoming

Water Mains Repaired In Luzerne County
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:39:36 -0800

Crews are finishing repairs on two water main breaks in Luzerne County According to Pennsylvania American Water officials, service has been restored to all customers affected by the two main breaks in Hanover Township and in the back mountain area of Luzerne County. Customers might have cloudy or discolored water and should run cold water […]

Officer Shoots Man At Shopping Plaza
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:09:35 -0800

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Streets in part of Luzerne County were blocked off after authorities say an officer fired his gun in a busy shopping area parking lot. A police officer fired his gun Wednesday afternoon during some sort of undercover operation. It happened at a shopping plaza in Hanover Township near Wilkes-Barre. While troopers work […]

Event Listings: Nov. 7 to 13, 2014
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 02:07:54 -0800

THIS WEEK: Nov. 7 to 13, 2014Thanksgiving Film Festival, a screening of “Pieces of April” (2003; PG-13), about a dysfunctional family gathering for Thanksgiving dinner. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. 570-823-0156.

Officer, suspect in Hanover Township shooting identified
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:37:22 -0800

A Wilkes-Barre city police officer is on administrative leave with pay until investigation into the shooting of a drug suspect Wednesday afternoon is completed, Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis said.