The fight against crime: Authorities say more citizens help these days

The fight against crime: Authorities say more citizens help these days

WILKES-BARRE — When two young girls were injured after being caught in the crossfire of a shooting at the Sherman Hills apartment complex in Aug...

May 28th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Despite cool day, visitors enjoy Montage Mountain Water Park opener

Despite cool day, visitors enjoy Montage Mountain Water Park opener

MOOSIC — The pools, slides and ziplines opened for the first time this year at Montage Mountain Ski Resort and Water Park to less than ideal wea...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Turtles for Tots program helps brings kids out of their shells

Turtles for Tots program helps brings kids out of their shells

KINGSTON TWP. — A group of toddlers had a shell of a time Saturday as they learned all about turtles at Frances Slocum State Park.Kathy Kelchner...

May 27th, 2017 |  


‘Flea market on wheels’ to help church fix broken bell

‘Flea market on wheels’ to help church fix broken bell

PITTSTON — Nearly 20 vendors participated in a “Flea Market on Wheels” on Saturday at St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church....

May 27th, 2017 |  


Family fun a focus of Sweet Valley Fire Memorial Day Fair, parade

Family fun a focus of Sweet Valley Fire Memorial Day Fair, parade

SWEET VALLEY — According to people in the Sweet Valley area, carnival food and amusement rides make for a perfect start to the unofficial start ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Gregg Allman, of The Allman Brothers Band, dies at age 69

Gregg Allman, of The Allman Brothers Band, dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Official: Nanticoke home rekindles, displaces three people

Official: Nanticoke home rekindles, displaces three people

NANTICOKE — A fire Saturday morning rekindled around noon, causing more damage to a double-block home in Nanticoke and displacing three people.S...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County restaurant inspections May 15-22: 10 flies, other violations lead to out of compliance

Luzerne County restaurant inspections May 15-22: 10 flies, other violations lead to out of compliance

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

May 27th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

Beyond the Byline: Fishing fun in Canada

WILKES-BARRE — My annual fishing trip to Canada will be over by the time you’re reading this, but I wrote this before I left.Every year ar...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Some rain expected over holiday weekend with sun peeking through Sunday

Some rain expected over holiday weekend with sun peeking through Sunday

Rain is predicted for the Wyoming Valley for the holiday weekend, but the sun will peek through the clouds at various points today and Sunday.The Nati...

May 27th, 2017 |