W-B Area union president’s paid leave will be reimbursed

W-B Area union president’s paid leave will be reimbursed

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes-Barre Area School District teacher union president Jeff Ney may be going on paid leave to serve in a union post, but it ul...

August 11th, 2017 updated: August 11th, 2017. |  


Report: Fighting top safety problem in local public schools.

Report: Fighting top safety problem in local public schools.

Fighting was the top safety problem in Luzerne County public schools in the 2015-16 school year, according to the latest state School Safety report, w...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Dallas School Board denies union grievance against docking pay for strike

Dallas School Board denies union grievance against docking pay for strike

DALLAS TWP. — The teachers union president stormed from the meeting room Monday after the Dallas School Board voted to deny a grievance.The unio...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Hazleton Area superintendent to take job in Northampton County

Hazleton Area superintendent to take job in Northampton County

Hazleton Area School District Superintendent Craig Butler will be leaving his post this summer to head a school district in Northampton County.Directo...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Pittston Area School Board votes unanimously to raise taxes

Pittston Area School Board votes unanimously to raise taxes

YATESVILLE — Taxes for Pittston Area School District property owners are increasing 3.4 percent for the 2017-18 school year.That’s the max...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Bear Creek Charter School board approves $6.66M budget, shifts personnel

Bear Creek Charter School board approves $6.66M budget, shifts personnel

BEAR CREEK TWP. — The board of trustees for the Bear Creek Community Charter School approved three new positions this week and eliminated two ot...

June 19th, 2017 updated: June 20th, 2017. |  


Dallas board votes to deduct teachers’ salaries for strike days not worked

Dallas board votes to deduct teachers’ salaries for strike days not worked

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District teachers will have their salaries deducted for seven unworked days, according to a resolution the school bo...

June 19th, 2017 updated: June 19th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre Area CTC promotes Guarigilia to administrative director

Wilkes-Barre Area CTC promotes Guarigilia to administrative director

PLAINS TWP. — The Joint Operating Committee that runs the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical center voted to make Anthony Guariglia the scho...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Misericordia appoints first-ever enrollment management officer

Misericordia appoints first-ever enrollment management officer

DALLAS TWP. — At a time when, nationwide, colleges and universities are grappling with trends that make it harder to meet enrollment goals, Mise...

June 8th, 2017 updated: June 9th, 2017. |  


Former WNEP-TV anchor Burke tells LCCC grads it’s OK to stay local

Former WNEP-TV anchor Burke tells LCCC grads it’s OK to stay local

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A former WNEP-TV news anchor told more than 800 graduates on Tuesday to follow their dreams, but it’s OK to stay local...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |