A day for the birds: Children enjoy educational day at Frances Slocum State Park

A day for the birds: Children enjoy educational day at Frances Slocum State Park

KINGSTON TWP. — Veerys, ovenbirds and flickers. Oh my!So it doesn’t offer the same excitement as the familiar refrain from “The Wiza...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Lottery Numbers for Sunday, May 29

Lottery Numbers for Sunday, May 29

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 9-5Pick 3: 2-6-4Pick 4: 5-2-7-8Pick 5: 3-0-6-3-9Treasure Hunt: 03-10-11-19-27Evening DrawingPick 2: 7-6Pick 3: 9-5-9Pick 4: 2-...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Nathan Denison House offers lesson in area’s history

Nathan Denison House offers lesson in area’s history

FORTY FORT — Colonial life was hard. No stores to buy soap or clothing, and everything had to be made by hand, Sherry Emershaw told guests at th...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


A Memorial Day without Josh Wheeler

A Memorial Day without Josh Wheeler

In a tiny trailer near the eastern Oklahoma border, Joshua L. Wheeler played a central role in raising his five younger siblings. He’d cook them...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Historic Luzerne County Courthouse repairs in the works

Historic Luzerne County Courthouse repairs in the works

WILKES-BARRE — As Luzerne County’s majestic courthouse marks its 107th anniversary this week, county officials are preparing to address wa...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Diocese of Scranton welcomes two new priests

Diocese of Scranton welcomes two new priests

SCRANTON — Two men entered the priesthood Saturday as they were ordained Catholic priests of the Diocese of Scranton.Bishop Joseph C. Bambera wa...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Lackawanna County restaurant inspections: May 16 – May 18

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County restaurant inspections: May 16 – May 19

The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “an...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Three injured in Wilkes-Barre shooting

Three injured in Wilkes-Barre shooting

WILKES-BARRE — Three men suffered gunshot wounds and were hospitalized with injuries following a shooting Sunday on Westminster Street.Investiga...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Woman found slumped over toilet in McDonald’s restroom faces drug charges

Woman found slumped over toilet in McDonald’s restroom faces drug charges

WILKES-BARRE — Police have charged a woman with drug possession after she was found slumped over a toilet in a McDonald’s restroom.Officer...

May 29th, 2016 |