To your health: What does that mean? Demystifying medical jargon

To your health: What does that mean? Demystifying medical jargon

As you sit in your doctor’s office waiting for the results of your last medical test, you can’t help but be a little nervous about the res...

April 17th, 2017 |  


To your health: Good oral care may benefit heart as well as teeth

To your health: Good oral care may benefit heart as well as teeth

I made a minor but painful error on Saturday morning. I stopped in Chicago on the way back from a business meeting to visit with my daughter, Kate, an...

April 17th, 2017 updated: April 17th, 2017. |  


To your health: Introducing peanuts to infant diets may prevent allergies

To your health: Introducing peanuts to infant diets may prevent allergies

Does it seem as if peanut allergy is everywhere? You can’t go to a school, day care, restaurant or indeed almost anywhere anything is drunk or e...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 7 – 12: one establishment failed to follow boil water advisory

Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 7 – 12: one establishment failed to follow boil water advisory

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Luzerne restaurant inspections April 3 – 7: buildup of mold, grime, dirt

Luzerne restaurant inspections April 3 – 7: buildup of mold, grime, dirt

The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “an...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Wyoming man Kevin Schiel creates tabletop game, receives consortium award

Wyoming man Kevin Schiel creates tabletop game, receives consortium award

WILKES-BARRE — Kevin Schiel’s tabletop card game was created at the intersection of intellect and interest.The 28-year-old Wyoming man fas...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Pints, Pinot and Performing Arts to benefit Kirby Center’s youth program

Pints, Pinot and Performing Arts to benefit Kirby Center’s youth program

WILKES-BARRE — The F.M. Kirby Center is one of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most reliable and consistent sources of live entertainment, boo...

April 14th, 2017 updated: April 15th, 2017. |  


Freddy Cannon to headline rock and doo wop showcase at F.M. Kirby Center

Freddy Cannon to headline rock and doo wop showcase at F.M. Kirby Center

When rock ‘n’ roll was young, Joe Nardone & The All Stars backed up Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon at Sans Souci Park in Hanove...

April 14th, 2017 updated: April 15th, 2017. |  


Country artist Dylan Scott to perform during Guitars & Stars at Kirby Center

Country artist Dylan Scott to perform during Guitars & Stars at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — With his latest single climbing the country radio charts and his band headlining club and theater venues, Dylan Scott is poised t...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Irem Shrine Circus to visit Wilkes-Barre for 11 performances April 17-22

Irem Shrine Circus to visit Wilkes-Barre for 11 performances April 17-22

WILKES-BARRE — Circus chairman Joe Herbert likes aerialists, quick-change artists and animal acts, but admits he often doesn’t get to watc...

April 13th, 2017 |