Police blotter 8/4/16

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Bridge Beams for Luzerne County Highway Project

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Crews started preparing to install those beams around 10 a.m. Wednesday. It's all to make a new bridge over Route 29 in Hanover Township.

Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Mr. and Mrs. Prokop

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Head Start

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Mountain Top communities gather for Wright Twp. fireworks

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Wayde Kahley and Donna Tomkoski with their grandson Cole Moran at his first Wright Twp Fireworks event. cv04fworks6 DAVE SCHERBENCO/CITIZENS VOICE WRIGHT TWP.

Man charged in Dunmore crack deal

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OD victim’s mom: Tunnel suspects ‘heroes’ for rescue attempt

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The mother of a woman whose overdose death in New York City spurred a rescue attempt by three people arrested with a cache of weapons near the Holland Tunnel says the suspects are heroes for trying to help.

W-B teen’s death in NY under investigation

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Dead girl’s mother praiseswould-be rescuers in N.J.

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The suspected overdose death of a Wilkes-Barre woman prompted a rescue mission that made national headlines last week when three Pennsylvania residents attempted to enter New York City with an arsenal of weapons. Mandy Powell, 38, of Glen Lyon, confirmed her daughter, Sierra Schmitt, 20, died last Monday in Brooklyn, prompting the bizarre attempt at vigilante justice.

Free Shickshinny festival Yardstock expands to three days, starts July 8

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Yardstock takes place in a field on Shickshinny resident Chris Castillo's property.

Police hope new tools crack cold case

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CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Tony Krupinski holds a photograph of his father, Benjamin Krupinski, at Lily Lake near Wapwallopen on Saturday. Benjamin Krupinski went missing in 1968 and was last seen leaving the Rinehimer Inn and Tavern near Lily Lake.

Police hope new tools crack cold case

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CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Tony Krupinski holds a photograph of his father, Benjamin Krupinski, at Lily Lake near Wapwallopen on Saturday. Benjamin Krupinski went missing in 1968 and was last seen leaving the Rinehimer Inn and Tavern near Lily Lake.

Nanticoke man sentenced for sex with minor

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A Nanticoke man who traveled to a Glen Lyon residence to have sex with a 15-year-old boy will spend at least five years in state prison. Richard Perugino, 61, of 1361 Hanover St., will serve five to 10 years in prison, Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley ruled.

Nanticoke man sentenced for sex with minor

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A Nanticoke man who traveled to a Glen Lyon residence to have sex with a 15-year-old boy will spend at least five years in state prison. Richard Perugino, 61, of 1361 Hanover St., will serve five to 10 years in prison, Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley ruled.

Gimble-Minnick

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Randy and Barbara Gimble of Larksville and Andrew and Joan Minnick of Glen Lyon announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Lurena Rachel Gimble and Andrew Michael Minnick Jr. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Irene and Joseph Gimble, Larksville and the late John and Lurene Dobias. The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Joseph and Dolores Minnick and the late Andrew and Sophie Kmetz.

Pay To Park at the Federal Building in Wilkes-Barre Causes Problems For Neighbors

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There is plenty of parking at the old Stegmaier building along Wilkes-Barre Boulevard in Wilkes-Barre, but ever since the developer started charging $3 to park, folks are avoiding the lot and parking on the street. The entrance to the parking lot is on North Welles Street.

Today’s Hot Shot

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Jackie Balas, Glen Lyon, submitted this photo, and wrote, “This bird house has been hanging for four years. Last year was the first year we had an occupancy.

Community digest

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DOG SHOW RESCHEDULED: Hanover Area Annual Dog Show originally scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until Sept. 17. For information or to register, email clangdon@hanoverarea.net.

Holy Redeemer

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Holy Redeemer High School’s Patriotic Club recently conducted a school-wide drive to collect personal care items for veterans who are patients at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Plains Township. Club members delivered a van load of such items as toothpaste, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.

Yard waste to garden gold

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MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE Site manager Nick Kratz drives a front end loader to dump a load of compost at the Earth Conservancy composting site in Newport Township off Kirmar Avenue just north of Glen Lyon. MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE A compost site worker drives a front end loader to dump a load of compost at the Earth Conservancy composting site in Newport Township off Kirmar Avenue north of Glen Lyon.

Newport Twp. fire displaces pregnant woman, child

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COURTESY OF WBRE EYEWITNESS NEWS AND NEWPORT TWP. FIRE DEPT. Crews attend to a fire early Saturday at 1 Depot St. in the Glen Lyon section of Newport Township.

State officials working with Newport Twp. after report

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News coverage about a report ranking Glen Lyon as the most distressed place in Pennsylvania prompted state officials to reach out to help, township Manager Richard Zika said Monday night at the township’s monthly meeting. “That got the attention of the state.