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Police seek missing

Mountain Top teen

State police are looking for a 17-year-old Mountain Top girl reported missing Sunday.

The parents of Jocelyn Kay Keller of Dorrance Township reported her missing around 7:20 p.m. She was transported from her place of employment in Fairview Township to Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre and hasn’t been heard from since, state police said.

She received several calls at her job from a man and may be in the company of an unknown black man, state police said.

Keller is approximately 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes, pierced ears and a small scar on the outside corner of her right eye.

Anyone with information of her whereabouts is asked to contact state police at 570-459-3890.


Crime Watch

meeting are set

The Wilkes Barre Crime Watch upcoming meetings are:

• Today: Solomon Creek/Goose Island, 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2 Lockhart St.

• Wednesday: Central City, 6:30 p.m., Provincial Tower, 34 S. Main St.

• Thursday: Parsons, 7 p.m., Primitive Methodist Church , 193 Austin Ave.; South View High Rise, 2. p.m., South View Manor, 60 Monroe St.

For more information, call Charlotte Raup, Crime Watch president, at 570-822-4583.


Wilkes center hosts

upcoming seminars

The Wilkes University Small Business Development Center is hosting two Business Continuity Seminars this fall on creating an Emergency Management Plan specific to your business.

These sessions are available to interested entrepreneurs and small business owners at no charge.

The seminars will be Wednesday, 9 a.m. t0 10:30 a.m., at the Wilkes-Barre Innovation Center and again on Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce. Call 570-408-4340 to register in Wilkes-Barre or 570-655-1424 to register in Pittston.

For more information, call the SBDC at 570-408-4340 or e-mail the SBDC at sbdc@wilkes.edu. The SBDC is funded by Wilkes University, DCED, and The SBA.


Frontier sets

a free webinar

Frontier Communications will hold a free webinar at 2 p.m. Oct. 24 to help small businesses be prepared for the latest cyber security risks and how to create a more secure small business environment.

Timo Hirvonen, senior analyst at F-Secure, will present the program in recognition of October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, said Paul Quick, senior vice president and general manager for Frontier. “Every day we hear reports about new scams and cyber threats. Frontier Secure is taking this opportunity to educate employees, customers and the general public about cyber security,” he said.

Quick said those interested in the webinar can make reservations by going online at http://bit.ly/1avS6m7.

Everyone who registers for the webinar will receive a Frontier Secure white paper titled “Technology Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Guide for Small and Medium Businesses.”


Community group

will meet Oct. 22

The Newport Township Community Organization will meet Oct. 22 at 6:30 pm at the Guardian Elder Care Center in Sheatown.

Township residents are invited to attend and learn how they can get involved in community improvement projects such as activities for children, community newsletter, environmental protection, recycling program and citizenship award dinner. The goal is to improve the quality of life in the community.

The president of the organization is Palmira Gregory Miller and vice presidents are Tom Kashatus and Bill Hourigan.

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