Misericordia students give St. Jude’s grade-schoolers lessons in math

Misericordia students give St. Jude’s grade-schoolers lessons in math

WRIGHT TWP. — Well, you knew it was going to happen. Kindergarten students arranging Skittles into geometric shapes on paper plates? This was as...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Alleged sister-killer’s case to go to trial

Alleged sister-killer’s case to go to trial

NANTICOKE — Eric Nelson Getz is pleading not guilty to stabbing his sister to death even though he admitted to the murder the day of his arrest....

March 24th, 2017 |  


Perry seeking Luzerne County Council seat

Perry seeking Luzerne County Council seat

Chris Perry, of Fairview Township, has announced his run for Luzerne County Council.Perry, 67, majored in biology at Bloomsburg University, graduating...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Edwardsville mom accused of shaking baby gets up to five years

Edwardsville mom accused of shaking baby gets up to five years

WILKES-BARRE — An Edwardsville mother accused of shaking her 5-month-old son to quiet his continuous cries was sentenced Friday to state prison....

March 24th, 2017 |  


Consultant to discuss Wilkes-Barre’s finances at special meeting next week

Consultant to discuss Wilkes-Barre’s finances at special meeting next week

WILKES-BARRE — City council scheduled a special meeting for next week to hear from the consultant working with the administration to put in plac...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Two men arrested in Hazleton for heroin

Two men arrested in Hazleton for heroin

HAZLETON — Two men — one from Hazleton and the other from New York — were arrested in a heroin bust Thursday after a search warrant ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Sip N Silk in Forty Fort lets participants create wearable art

Sip N Silk in Forty Fort lets participants create wearable art

FORTY FORT — Cherie Cruz believes art has a therapeutic value.A few years ago, she learned this notion first-hand.The Wilkes-Barre resident lost...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Judge recommends dismissal of mom’s lawsuit against Children and Youth

Judge recommends dismissal of mom’s lawsuit against Children and Youth

WILKES-BARRE — A judge Friday recommended the dismissal of a Yatesville mother’s federal lawsuit against Luzerne County Children and Youth...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre City Council applauds DPW’s storm cleanup efforts

Wilkes-Barre City Council applauds DPW’s storm cleanup efforts

WILKES-BARRE — City council Thursday night heard additional accolades for the efforts by the Department of Public Works during last week’s...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Local heroes honored at Red Cross of NEPA Centennial Celebration

Local heroes honored at Red Cross of NEPA Centennial Celebration

PLAINS TWP. — Celebrating 100 years of local service, the American Red Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania honored about 20 individuals for their...

March 23rd, 2017 |