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 |  


Consumer Watchdog: Better Business Bureau issues annual Scam Tracker report

Consumer Watchdog: Better Business Bureau issues annual Scam Tracker report

The Better Business Bureau recently released its annual scam tracker report for 2016. The report lends insight into what scams were most often reporte...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 18th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Add, don’t discard, Monopoly pieces

Beyond the Byline: Add, don’t discard, Monopoly pieces

WILKES-BARRE — Long ago, in a far-away place, before electronic games were ever even thought of, rainy days would find children gathered around ...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 18th, 2017. |  


Feet to the Snow: 4 seasons are better than 1, even with snow

Feet to the Snow: 4 seasons are better than 1, even with snow

PLAINS TWP. — Stella! Stell-aaa!!! STELLLLLAAAAAAAA!!!!!I found myself yelling her name over and over on Tuesday, much to my cat’s (Lily) ...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


Their View: Young adults and saving for the future

Their View: Young adults and saving for the future

The dream of having financial security in retirement is not as common as one might think, according to a GenForward poll at the University of Chicago....

March 11th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Make March Madness fun

Beyond the Byline: Make March Madness fun

WILKES-BARRE — It’s that time of year again — big crowds, rowdy, screaming fans and sometimes very bad behavior.I’m talking ab...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Auditor General: Regulating, taxing marijuana would bring in revenue, create jobs

Auditor General: Regulating, taxing marijuana would bring in revenue, create jobs

WILKES-BARRE — State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week said Pennsylvania should strongly consider regulating and taxing marijuana to b...

March 11th, 2017 updated: March 11th, 2017. |  


Capitol Roundup: Aging secretary discusses governor’s investment in seniors

Capitol Roundup: Aging secretary discusses governor’s investment in seniors

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne this week spoke about the department’s current and future initiat...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Their View: Internal accounting controls protect small business owners

Their View: Internal accounting controls protect small business owners

With tax season upon us, it is a good time to review the importance of internal accounting controls for for-profit and nonprofit entities, alike.Inter...

March 4th, 2017 updated: March 4th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Sometimes those Lenten abstentions can be challenging

Beyond the Byline: Sometimes those Lenten abstentions can be challenging

WILKES-BARRE — Walking out of the King’s College chapel after the Ash Wednesday service, everyone attending had the option of taking a ...

March 4th, 2017 updated: March 4th, 2017. |