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West Pittston Residents Demand Levee

WEST PITTSTON — Three years after the Susquehanna River flooded West Pittston, residents are mounting an effort to get flood protection.

They want a levee like a lot of other nearby communities along the river have. 320 more words


Three Years After Flood, Homes Finally Torn Down

JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Demolition crews are tearing down a cluster of crumbling homes in Luzerne County three years after the Susquehanna River flooded.

Little has changed in the Port Blachard section of Jenkins Township over the past three years. 324 more words


Columbia County Residents Remember The 2011 Flood

SCOTT TOWNSHIP — Three years ago, thousands of people’s lives were turned upside down by the Flood of 2011.

One of the hardest hit areas was Columbia County. 325 more words


Athens Thriving Three Years After Flood

ATHENS — Three years ago many parts of our area were swamped with historic flood levels.

One of the places hit hardest by the high waters was Athens, where much of that Bradford County community and its downtown were devastated by flooding. 306 more words


New Bridge Replaces Flood-Damaged Span

MONTOURSVILLE — A new railroad bridge in Lycoming County was unveiled on Wednesday.

The bridge over Loyalsock Creek in Montoursville was destroyed during the flood of 2011. 54 more words


Community Still Rebuilding from 2011 Flood

SHICKSHINNY — The flood back in 2011 had many Luzerne County communities along the Susquehanna river under water.

Residents in Shickshinny are still trying to get back on their feet from the flooding, they said progress is slow but it’s coming along. 324 more words


Loan Program Helps Flood Victim Complete Recovery

SHICKSHINNY — A day care business in Luzerne County has now completed its recovery from the big flood of 2011.

It was the first to take advantage of a low-interest loan program for flooded businesses in Shickshinny with interest rates close to zero. 410 more words