Luzerne County Site Proposed For 1,000-Plus Homes Sold

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A developer has purchased 1,623 acres in three municipalities that had been proposed as a site for more than 1,000 new homes.

The new developer — Deep Woods Lake LLC — plans to proceed with plans to construct around 1,042 homes on the land in Dennison, Butler and Foster townships, Wilkes-Barre Attorney Bruce Phillips said Friday.

Phillips’ firm — Wetzel Caverly Shea Phillips & Rodgers — is representing Deep Woods and also has represented the seller, Crystal Penn Ridge LLP, as it attempted to obtain development approval for the project, he said.

“I know the new owner wants to continue these plans, but I don’t know the timetable,” Phillips said.

Read more: http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/1179845/Site-proposed-for-1000-plus-homes-sold

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Wilkes-Barre Man Caught Growing Pot In State Gamelands

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Wilkes-Barre man faces charges for allegedly growing 170 marijuana plants on state game lands in Dennison Township.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission, in conjunction with the state Office of Attorney General, today filed charges in the case against Thomas Dalton, 47, of Airy Street, is charged with one felony count of manufacture of a controlled substance, one felony count of possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, and one misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance.

Dalton also is charged with violating the Game and Wildlife Code by unlawfully traveling by motorized vehicle on state game lands, possessing a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia, using game lands for commercial purpose, and additional violations.

Charges were filed at the office of Magisterial District Judge Gerald Feissner in Freeland. Dalton was released without bail on his word he will appear in court Dec. 27.

Read more: http://www.timesleader.com/news/local-news/877269/Wilkes-Barre-man-caught-growing-pot-in-state-gamelands