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Newport Township has grand opening for new municipal building, community center

Newport Township has grand opening for new municipal building, community center

NEWPORT TWP. — Both the American flag and the spirits of township residents rose on Monday night as the township …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Businessman, philanthropist Arnold S. Rifkin dies at 90

Businessman, philanthropist Arnold S. Rifkin dies at 90

WILKES-BARRE — Arnold S. Rifkin, longtime leader of the venerable local business which bears his family’s name, died Monday. He …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Schweiker dies at 89

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard Schweiker dies at 89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Richard S. Schweiker, a liberal Republican who was the vice presidential candidate in Ronald …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Plains Twp. man admits to heroin charges

WILKES-BARRE — A Plains Township man pleaded guilty Monday to heroin charges. Angelo Charles Fiola, 52, admitted to a single …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Sweet Valley woman admits to meth charges

WILKES-BARRE — A Sweet Valley woman has admitted to cooking meth in a trailer park. Francine Agostinelli, 41, pleaded guilty …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Hazleton man admits to stabbing another outside Hazle Twp. Turkey Hill

WILKES-BARRE — A Hazleton man has admitted to allegations he stabbed another man during a fight. Christopher Nicholas Ringlaben, 22, …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Berwick man admits to having sex with underage girl

WILKES-BARRE — A Berwick man who allegedly made his 14-year-old victim “pinky promise” not to tell has pleaded guilty to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

The Creamery at Michael Mootz Candies in Hanover Township gives customers reasons to chill

The Creamery at Michael Mootz Candies in Hanover Township gives customers reasons to chill

HANOVER TWP. — Michael Mootz Candies is offering something new at its storefront on the San Souci Parkway — ice …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

North East Pennsylvania Land Bank Authority will have power to ‘trump’ others at tax auctions

North East Pennsylvania Land Bank Authority will have power to ‘trump’ others at tax auctions

A new land bank authority will have the ability to use a “trump bid” to shut out other prospective buyers …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Lawyers file brief in PUC ‘tip letter’ appeal by Times Leader, other papers

Lawyers representing the Times Leader and a statewide media coalition in a freedom of information fight to obtain a whistleblower’s …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre fire displaces two families

Wilkes-Barre fire displaces two families

WILKES-BARRE — A fire at a double-block house in the 400 block of Scott Street forced two families from their …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

State rules West Side Career and Technical Center union complaint came too late

PRINGLE — The teachers union at West Side Career and Technical Center filed a labor complaint too late, a hearing …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Court records: Amber Alert victim, alleged kidnapper watched TV in hospital

Court records: Amber Alert victim, alleged kidnapper watched TV in hospital

WILKES-BARRE — As federal, state and local law enforcement officers searched the area for a kidnapped teenage girl that prompted …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Edwardsville woman admits to sexually assaulting child

WILKES-BARRE — An Edwardsville woman has admitted to performing sex acts on a 12-year-old boy. Sharon Bentler, 42, of 7 …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Luzerne County Dress for Success sets Thursday fundraiser

Luzerne County Dress for Success sets Thursday fundraiser

WILKES-BARRE — Dress for Success Luzerne County will hold “A Celebration of our Hidden Gems,” event from 5 to 7 …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wolf nominates retired state police major to lead PSP

Wolf nominates retired state police major to lead PSP

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday nominated a retired state police major to lead the agency two months after …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect reaffirms desire for bench trial

Wilkes-Barre homicide suspect reaffirms desire for bench trial

WILKES-BARRE — A homicide suspect took it upon himself Monday to make some changes to a court document. Joshua Carlos …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Luzerne County Courthouse elevator repairs to begin

An elevator upgrade project at the Luzerne County Courthouse is set to begin Tuesday, which means only one of two …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

In Focus: With courage and love, Wyoming Valley couple confronts cancer

In Focus: With courage and love, Wyoming Valley couple confronts cancer

EDWARDSVILLE — Every person has a story. Some are good, some not so good. Have you ever sat across from …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Crews respond to structure fire in Hanover Township

Crews respond to structure fire in Hanover Township

HANOVER TWP. — Welding sparks are being blamed for causing a smoky fire at the CVS Pharmacy building under construction …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

State orders Wyoming Valley West restore teacher music position

State orders Wyoming Valley West restore teacher music position

KINGSTON — Arguments were passionate on both sides when the Wyoming Valley West School Board eliminated the position of elementary …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Dunkin Donuts in Edwardsville kicks off American Red Cross blood drive campaign today

Dunkin Donuts in Edwardsville kicks off American Red Cross blood drive campaign today

EDWARDSVILLE — Get a free cup of java and a doughnut this month as Dunkin Donuts of Northeastern Pennsylvania and …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

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