Barletta makes Luzerne his 30th Main Street Tour

Barletta makes Luzerne his 30th Main Street Tour

LUZERNE — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta took his 30th Main Street Tour Thursday, this time in Luzerne, where he met with residents and business owners ...

April 13th, 2017 |  


PA requests formal FEMA damage assessment for NEPA snowstorm

PA requests formal FEMA damage assessment for NEPA snowstorm

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday that the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has requested a formal federal Joint Preliminary...

April 10th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Toomey’s bill brings recognition to Vietnam veterans

Toomey’s bill brings recognition to Vietnam veterans

WILKES-BARRE — Almost 42 years after the Vietnam War officially ended, veterans of that unpopular campaign in Southeast Asia will finally get so...

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


Governor offers to let school districts count hours, not days after Stella

Governor offers to let school districts count hours, not days after Stella

At first blush, the news sounded pretty good: Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that the state will “provide schools in Northeast Pennsylvania that w...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Barletta, Trump reach compromise on health care bill

Barletta, Trump reach compromise on health care bill

WILKES-BARRE — Following a meeting Tuesday night with President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta said he will no...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Capitol Roundup: Wolf says Trump budget will harm Pennsylvania communities

Capitol Roundup: Wolf says Trump budget will harm Pennsylvania communities

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf this week reacted strongly to President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, saying it will harm communities acros...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Paul Roberts announces candidacy for Kingston mayor

KINGSTON — District Judge Paul Roberts has announced he is stepping down from the bench and running to be mayor of Kingston.Longtime Kingston Ma...

March 1st, 2017 |  


At least 12 confirm they are running for Luzerne County Council

At least 12 confirm they are running for Luzerne County Council

At least a dozen Luzerne County residents have confirmed they are running for county council in the May 16 primary, including two incumbents.Five of 1...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Legislators: ‘Compromise and change’ needed to pass state budget

Legislators: ‘Compromise and change’ needed to pass state budget

WILKES-BARRE — Local state legislators are using terms like “compromise” and “change” when talking about passing a state...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 7th, 2017. |  


Concert to run for Swoyersville mayor after two-year appointment to seat

Concert to run for Swoyersville mayor after two-year appointment to seat

SWOYERSVILLE — Mayor Chris Concert announced on Sunday that he would be seeking to retain the seat of mayor in the upcoming election, having bee...

January 29th, 2017 |