Students of Coughlin High School are protesting program cuts

Students of Coughlin High School are protesting program cuts

WILKES-BARRE — Students of Coughlin High School are protesting the recent decision made by the school board to approve program cuts.Approximatel...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Beyond the Byline: Remembering my alma mater

Beyond the Byline: Remembering my alma mater

May 19, 2012.It was an especially hot day as I donned my cap and gown, baked under the sun at my college commencement and sat among a sea of graduates...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Kingston man faces drug charges after police execute search warrant on residence

Kingston man faces drug charges after police execute search warrant on residence

KINGSTON — Police have charged a man with numerous drug charges after serving a search warrant at a residence on North Thomas Avenue on Tuesday....

May 25th, 2016 |  


AAA: Nearly 46,000 area residents expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend

AAA: Nearly 46,000 area residents expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend

WILKES-BARRE — Nearly 42,000 area residents are expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.This year’s num...

May 25th, 2016 |  


State, national average gas prices climbed slightly overnight

State, national average gas prices climbed slightly overnight

The local average gas price didn’t change overnight, but the state and national averages increased by a penny.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the foll...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Sunshine, scattered showers and thunderstorms predicted as the week comes to a close

Sunshine, scattered showers and thunderstorms predicted as the week comes to a close

Sunshine is expected for the rest of the week, but scattered thunderstorms are also in the forecast.The National Weather Service indicated that it was...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Few areas of traffic congestion reported this morning

Few areas of traffic congestion reported this morning

The Wyoming Valley is virtually free of any major traffic congestion this morning.Free-flowing traffic is reported on Interstates 81 and 476. Routes 3...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Thomas Duffy named administrative director at West Side CTC

Thomas Duffy named administrative director at West Side CTC

KINGSTON — The West Side Career & Technology Center Joint Operating Committee unanimously appointed Tom Duffy as its new administrative dire...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Lottery Numbers for Tuesday, May 24

Lottery Numbers for Tuesday, May 24

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 5-7Pick 3: 1-2-4Pick 4: 3-6-1-5Pick 5: 6-2-5-0-1Treasure Hunt: 06-20-22-25-28Evening DrawingPick 2: 6-3Pick 3: 8-0-0Pick 4: 4-...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Tom Blaskiewicz named West Pittston mayor

Tom Blaskiewicz named West Pittston mayor

WEST PITTSTON — Council members selected Tom Blaskiewicz as the borough’s next mayor at a special public meeting on Tuesday night.The deci...

May 24th, 2016 |