Music stimulates memories and lost words at Mercy Center Nursing Unit

Music stimulates memories and lost words at Mercy Center Nursing Unit

DALLAS — In her youth, Elizabeth Jane Wallace loved the music of Engelbert Humperdinck, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Now 86 and unable to sp...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Man reportedly taken into custody after porch fire in Luzerne Borough

Man reportedly taken into custody after porch fire in Luzerne Borough

LUZERNE — Officials said a man was arrested as emergency crews responded to a small fire at a residence.Luzerne Borough Fire Chief Frank Barber ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


The Holocaust: A story that must never be forgotten, says Elly Miller, of Wilkes-Barre

The Holocaust: A story that must never be forgotten, says Elly Miller, of Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Elly Miller remembers overhearing the stories when she was young.But the family didn’t talk about those stories to the chil...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Police searching for men allegedly involved in alcohol theft

Police searching for men allegedly involved in alcohol theft

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police are searching for three suspects that were allegedly involved in a retail theft at the Wine and Spirits.At 9:07 p.m. ...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus to present spring concert May 7 in Kingston

Wyoming Valley Barbershop Harmony Chorus to present spring concert May 7 in Kingston

JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Take a simple folk song like “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad” and arrange it in four-part harmony. Have ...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Bear Creek residents searching for answers about defunct ambulance company

Bear Creek residents searching for answers about defunct ambulance company

BEAR CREEK TWP. — Township residents are looking for answers as to what happened to the resources of the Bear Creek Buck Township Volunteer Ambu...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Kasich exiting the presidential race, leaving Trump as presumptive nominee

Kasich exiting the presidential race, leaving Trump as presumptive nominee

Ohio Gov. John Kasich — who ran as a sunny, moderate “Prince of Light and Hope” but won only his home-state primary — will lea...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Service Electric franchise contract extended for 10 years in Rice Township

Service Electric franchise contract extended for 10 years in Rice Township

RICE TWP. — Service Electric Cable TV & Communications has a renewed franchise in the township as of Tuesday’s supervisors meeting, al...

May 4th, 2016 |  


Hazleton resident indicted on charges of drug trafficking, firearm possession

Hazleton resident indicted on charges of drug trafficking, firearm possession

SCRANTON — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a federal grand jury has returned an in...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |  


Federal grand jury indicts Nanticoke man for allegedly making straw purchases of firearms

Federal grand jury indicts Nanticoke man for allegedly making straw purchases of firearms

SCRANTON — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a federal grand jury in Scranton has in...

May 4th, 2016 updated: May 4th, 2016. |