Celebrate Wilkes-Barre's 250th Birthday

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VIA's Larry Vojtko talks with Wilkes-Barre City Councilman and local historian Tony Brooks about the founding, in 1769, of the city of Wilkes-Barre. Patty Hughes, Special Event Coordinator for the city invites all to a gala celebration on Saturday September 7th. 

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