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Fundraiser Held for K-9 Officer's Training

OLYPHANT, Pa. — A fundraiser was held to raise money for Olyphant’s first K-9 officer.

More than 800 orders of porketta sandwiches were dished out, at the Italian American Club, to raise money for K-9 officer King’s training. 25 more words


Child Hospitalized After Assault in Lackawanna County

OLYPHANT, Pa. — A man is locked up in Lackawanna County accused of fracturing the skull of his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter.

Olyphant police charged Daniel Villa of Scranton on Tuesday for putting the child in the hospital last week. 338 more words


The Magic of the Santa Express

OLYPHANT, Pa. — “If we don’t fill it with water, Santa doesn’t come to town,” Chief Dave Tully of Excelsior Hose Company said.

While the reindeer pull Santa’s sleigh on Christmas, the big man in red made his way through Lackawanna County by a different mode of transportation … a steam engine. 309 more words


Mother Charged for Allegedly Letting Children Live in 'Deplorable Conditions'

OLYPHANT, Pa. —  A mother in Lackawanna County is facing felony charges, accused of letting her children live in a house of filth.

Damelvis Crespo, 30, of Olyphant was charged with child endangerment after being arrested Monday. 339 more words


Remembering the Iran Hostage Crisis and Those People Held Captive from Our Area

OLYPHANT, Pa. — Forty years ago on Monday, a national nightmare began.

For more than a year, 50 Americans were held hostage after radicals stormed the U.S. 289 more words


Olyphant, Pennsylvania Consumer Credit Counseling Service | (888) 551-1270

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Firetruck Taken from Olyphant to Dunmore for Child's Birthday Party

OLYPHANT, Pa. — Questions abound as Newswatch 16 investigates how a volunteer firetruck wound up as the main attraction at a children’s birthday party.

Fire engines are made to bring firefighters, water, tools, and hoses to fires or other disasters. 557 more words