Activist Gene Stilp seeks permit to burn Nazi-Confederate flag

Activist Gene Stilp seeks permit to burn Nazi-Confederate flag

WILKES-BARRE — Activist Gene Stilp on Tuesday said he will file for a permit to burn a combination Nazi-Confederate flag in response to the Bloo...

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


Wilkes-Barre fire chief to testify at disaster preparedness hearing in D.C.

Wilkes-Barre fire chief to testify at disaster preparedness hearing in D.C.

Wilkes-Barre City Fire Chief Jay Delaney will testify Wednesday at a hearing in Washington, D.C., on disaster preparedness for seniors.The hearing com...

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


Site of former chain restaurant in Wilkes-Barre to open as Valley Diner

Site of former chain restaurant in Wilkes-Barre to open as Valley Diner

WILKES-BARRE — The site of a former franchise restaurant on Kidder Street will be transformed into the Valley Diner.A sign outside the vacant Lo...

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


Luzerne County DA: Man faces charge of drug delivery resulting in death

Luzerne County DA: Man faces charge of drug delivery resulting in death

WILKES-BARRE — A Dallas man is charged with giving a woman the drugs that led to her overdose death — now the third person in the county t...

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


Missing Hazle Township man found safe in Baltimore

Missing Hazle Township man found safe in Baltimore

HAZLE TWP. — An 84-year-old township man who left for a supermarket at about noon Sunday and did not return home has been found safe in Baltimor...

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


Toys ‘R’ Us, with 3 local locations, files for bankruptcy but will keep stores open

Toys ‘R’ Us, with 3 local locations, files for bankruptcy but will keep stores open

NEW YORK — Toys ‘R’ Us, the big-box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for ba...

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


Dallas intermediate school plans discussed at hearing

Dallas intermediate school plans discussed at hearing

DALLAS TWP. — How many times can you ask a school principal to shovel snow off the roof of a school?Once is too many times, Kelly Flannigan said...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


Cumberland County legislator enters 11th District race

Cumberland County legislator enters 11th District race

WILKES-BARRE — Cumberland County Republican Steve Bloom joined the race in the 11th Congressional District Monday, starting off by challenging w...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Guariglia gets $110,000 in contract as administrative director at WBA CTC

PLAINS TWP. — The Joint Operating Committee that runs the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center approved a contract for recently appoint...

September 18th, 2017 |  


County officials question employee compensation for manufacturer seeking tax break

County officials question employee compensation for manufacturer seeking tax break

While the prospect of 90 new manufacturing jobs sounds appealing, Luzerne County Council members pressed for specifics on the pay.The topic came up du...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |