Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle gathers ahead of grant season

Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle gathers ahead of grant season

WILKES-BARRE — The Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle held its annual Gathering of Friends on Tuesday night just ahead of crunch time ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Luzerne Borough business accused of selling alcohol to minor

Luzerne Borough business accused of selling alcohol to minor

LUZERNE — A borough business has been cited for allegedly supplying alcohol to a minor.CFM Variety Beverages, 101 Main St., Luzerne, is accused ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Drums man killed in early morning accident in Wyoming County

Drums man killed in early morning accident in Wyoming County

MESHOPPEN TWP. — A Hazleton-area man is dead after an early morning crash on Route 6 in Wyoming County.Joseph Patrick Ward, 56, of Drums, was ki...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County 911 head says center has ‘turned a corner’

Luzerne County 911 head says center has ‘turned a corner’

Three years after intense public criticism of staffing shortages, low morale and insufficient training at Luzerne County’s 911 center, officials...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Man sent to hospital after early morning shooting in Wilkes-Barre

Man sent to hospital after early morning shooting in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Shots rang out in a Wilkes-Barre neighborhood early Tuesday, sending one victim to the hospital.Police say a man was shot in the ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


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. |  


Adidas overtakes Jordan Brand for No. 2 spot behind Nike in U.S. sneaker sales

Adidas overtakes Jordan Brand for No. 2 spot behind Nike in U.S. sneaker sales

In a rapid rebound, Adidas has moved past Jordan Brand to reach No. 2 in U.S. sneaker sales. According to the market-research firm NPD Group, the Germ...

September 19th, 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. |