Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

WILKES-BARRE — It’s that time of year — graduation time.Colleges and universities are holding their commencements and for the most p...

May 28th, 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. |  


Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

Beyond the Byline: Judy Wienckoski always has graduates’ backs

WILKES-BARRE — It’s that time of year — graduation time.Colleges and universities are holding their commencements and for the most p...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Capitol Roundup: Bills support law enforcement, public safety officers

Capitol Roundup: Bills support law enforcement, public safety officers

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey this week re-introduced a trio of measures designed to show that police lives matter:• The Lifesaving ...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Moms and apple trees go together

Beyond the Byline: Moms and apple trees go together

As I stood looking at the apple tree in Dennis Kachmarsky’s yard on Pringle Hill in Pringle, I thought about my mother.Well, actually, I thought...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Remember When: Coffee can taste a lot better in the right kind of cup

Remember When: Coffee can taste a lot better in the right kind of cup

Ask an art aficionado why he likes Edward Hopper’s famous painting “Nighthawks” and you’ll probably hear something about isola...

May 7th, 2017 updated: May 7th, 2017. |  


Barletta, Yudichak, Toohil to co-host heroin/opioid forum

Barletta, Yudichak, Toohil to co-host heroin/opioid forum

HAZLETON — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, state Sen. John Yudichak and state Rep. Tarah Toohil will co-host a forum to discuss the growing opioid epide...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Of twin-zipper girdles and Miracle Mart

Beyond the Byline: Of twin-zipper girdles and Miracle Mart

WILKES-BARRE — Who needs a girdle?Apparently, in 1959, plenty of women needed these garments and an advertisement in The Times Leader Evening Ne...

May 6th, 2017 |  


Barletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration

Barletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta this week applauded the launch of an office within the Department of Homeland Security, which will provide...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

WILKES-BARRE — I’m definitely a cat person. Have been most of my adult life. I have had several cats as companions over the years.But this...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |