Coughlin High School graduate knew train crash victim, had spoken to her shortly before accident

Coughlin High School graduate knew train crash victim, had spoken to her shortly before accident

WILKES-BARRE — Maria Parry Sharp couldn’t have imagined a worse way to spend the last week on her job.Sharp, who grew up in Bear Creek and...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke duo pens a book about a curious boy and a magical leprechaun

Nanticoke duo pens a book about a curious boy and a magical leprechaun

NANTICOKE — A Nanticoke grandmother and her grandson spent the better part of the past year seeing a dream come to life — in the form of a...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Wyoming Valley West concerns go beyond mold and air quality

Wyoming Valley West concerns go beyond mold and air quality

KINGSTON — As those associated with the Wyoming Valley West School District await the results of initial testing done at the middle school, conc...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre General Hospital to break ground for $40 million expansion project

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital to break ground for $40 million expansion project

WILKES-BARRE — A groundbreaking ceremony is set for noon Tuesday for a $40 million expansion project at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.First anno...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


Wilkes University announces $3.5 million campus improvement project

Wilkes University announces $3.5 million campus improvement project

WILKES-BARRE — State Sen. John Yudichak said whenever he visits the campus of Wilkes University, the one thing he enjoys most is the sound of st...

September 30th, 2016 |  


WNEP-TV 16’s Scott Schaffer plays newscaster in ‘Designated Survivor,’ also appears in ‘Quantico’

WNEP-TV 16’s Scott Schaffer plays newscaster in ‘Designated Survivor,’ also appears in ‘Quantico’

As viewers of ABC’s “Designated Survivor” watched newly appointed President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) prepare for his first da...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Paint Pittston Pink events kick off Saturday, raise funds for breast cancer research

Paint Pittston Pink events kick off Saturday, raise funds for breast cancer research

Barb Sciandra’s goal in 2014 was to raise $50,000. The first Paint Pittston Pink fundraiser did raise that amount, of which $30,000 were donated...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


PennDOT to work with the Turnpike officials to remove Wyoming Avenue bridge

PennDOT to work with the Turnpike officials to remove Wyoming Avenue bridge

DUNMORE — Under a joint contract with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Beech Construction will begin to remove the Wyoming Avenue bridge ov...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Federal prosecutors: ‘Kids for Cash’ judge’s effort to toss corruption conviction ‘futile’

Federal prosecutors: ‘Kids for Cash’ judge’s effort to toss corruption conviction ‘futile’

WILKES-BARRE — A disgraced former judge’s aim to have a recent high court ruling applied to a motion to toss his corruption conviction in ...

September 30th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


AAA: National average gas price climbed by a penny overnight

AAA: National average gas price climbed by a penny overnight

The national average gas prices climbed by a penny overnight, but the local and state averages held steady.Despite not budging, the local and state av...

September 30th, 2016 |