Police: Carbondale man lured girl, 16, into woods, bit her (12:20AM)

A 51-year-old man lured a 16-year-old girl into the woods at a Lackawanna County park last month and bit her chest, Carbondale police said. Steven J. Houdershiedlt, 8 10th Ave., Carbondale, was held Tuesday in Lackawanna County Prison in lieu of $100,000 (read more)
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Abingtons Church bazaar: Churches of Our Lady of the Snows/St. Benedict’s annual bazaar, Thursday-Saturday, grounds of the Church of St. Benedict, Newton Ransom Boulevard; entertainment, 40-plus booths including American/ethnic foods, hay rides, games, co (read more)
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