Archive for February 2019

Freeland Man Who Died In Fire Identified

Kenneth Walter Stankiewicz died from burn injures he suffered in a fire at 838-840 Ridge St., according to the Luzerne County Coroner’s office and borough police. Chief Deputy Coroner Daniel J. Hughes pronounced Stankiewicz dead at the scene at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. The death will be ruled accidental, according to Hughes.

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High Winds Leave Some in PA without power

According to PowerOutage.Us, The National Weather Service, which has issued a high wind warning through Monday afternoon, suggests checking the site to find out where live power outages have been reported. Across Pennsylvania, more than 83,000 Met-Ed customers are without power, the company says. The bulk of the outages are in western Pennsylvania. The hardest are…

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TRAFFIC STOP/ WANTED PERSON

8th and Laurel Street, at 2041hrs., while on patrol Chief J. Speziale observed a male matching the description of a person of interest in a Hazleton Investigation at the intersection of Cedar and Diamond Ave enter a taxi. Chief Speziale followed the taxi while other Hazleton units saturated the area and a traffic stop was…

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Fire on 840 Ridge St., Freeland, PA

Crews on scene of a devastating fire in Freeland that claimed one life. The fire broke out at 840 Ridge St., in Freeland around 7am. 9 people were in the double block home at the time of the fire. There are conflicting reports about how many people were injured at this time. We’ve heard reports…

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