PA Sec. of Health ‘educates’ at Scranton health care rally

PA Sec. of Health ‘educates’ at Scranton health care rally

SCRANTON — Supporters of the current health care system came to the Jewish Community Center in Scranton on the eve of a crucial vote on the Repu...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Court weighs challenge to get Griffith off primary ballot

Court weighs challenge to get Griffith off primary ballot

Walter Griffith’s eligibility to appear on the May primary ballot as a Republican is on shaky ground because he’s now down to 251 signatur...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Corbett believes anti-Trump stance got him dumped from WILK radio gig

Corbett believes anti-Trump stance got him dumped from WILK radio gig

Steve Corbett was planning to sign off for good at the end of the year from his afternoon radio talk show, but he said his politics forced an earlier-...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Times Leader earns four Keystone awards

Times Leader earns four Keystone awards

Times Leader staffers won four awards in the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association’s Keystone Press Awards for 2016, the association announced Thur...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Students figure things out at STEM camp at Lake-Lehman School District

Students figure things out at STEM camp at Lake-Lehman School District

LEHMAN TWP. — Nicco Diana managed to get one prong of the blue diode on each side of a small flat battery and, voila! It lit.“This is scie...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dallas teachers picket outside school board member’s Forty Fort business

Dallas teachers picket outside school board member’s Forty Fort business

FORTY FORT — Several Dallas School District teachers used their after-school time to picket outside school board member James Gattuso’s Fo...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Casey says he will vote ‘no’ on Gorsuch nomination

Casey says he will vote ‘no’ on Gorsuch nomination

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Thursday said he will vote “no” on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court of ...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Pittston to study dangerous street

Pittston to study dangerous street

PITTSTON — Resident Diane Morris complained to council this week about traffic and safety issues on Lambert Street.She said drivers routinely sp...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Watkinson announces run for Luzerne County Council

Watkinson announces run for Luzerne County Council

Hanover Township resident James Watkinson Jr. has announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Democrat.Born and raised in the Wyoming Vall...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Fire heavily damages Plains Twp. home

Fire heavily damages Plains Twp. home

PLAINS TWP. — Black smoke from a house fire could be seen from the Cross Valley Expressway and Route 315 on Thursday afternoon.Flames ate away p...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |