Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriages & DivorcesMarriage-license applications filed in the Luzerne County Register of Wills Office between Jan. 12 and Jan. 18, 2017:John Robe...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County restaurant inspections Jan. 13-19: slimy residue, dust

Luzerne County restaurant inspections Jan. 13-19: slimy residue, dust

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

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Despite pushes to eliminate cursive writing, Luzerne County schools stick with it

Despite pushes to eliminate cursive writing, Luzerne County schools stick with it

John Hancock’s signature on the Declaration of Independence may be the most famous inscription in American history, but here’s the questio...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Dense fog in the Wyoming Valley Sunday morning

Dense fog in the Wyoming Valley Sunday morning

Dense fog in the Wyoming Valley could impact morning traffic Sunday morning, but it expected to clear up.The National Weather Service put out a dense ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Big decisions looming for PGC board

Outdoors with Tom Venesky: Big decisions looming for PGC board

Birds and semi-automatics.It’s an odd mix, but there’s a connection as those topics will likely dominate the Pennsylvania Game Commission&...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Museum commemorates Knox Mine Disaster, honors survivor Bill Hastie

Museum commemorates Knox Mine Disaster, honors survivor Bill Hastie

SCRANTON — Fifty-eight years ago, a horrific mine flood in Port Griffith near Pittston devastated the local mining industry, according to expert...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Stamp collectors improvise when plans go awry at monthly meeting

Stamp collectors improvise when plans go awry at monthly meeting

KINGSTON — A technical difficulty made for a pleasant day of stamp collecting, showing and trading for the Wyoming Valley Stamp Club.As part of ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Black, Blue & Beads funds medical treatment of South American children

Black, Blue & Beads funds medical treatment of South American children

WILKES-BARRE — The annual Black, Blue & Beads gala at the Westmoreland Club on Saturday was much more than an elegant social gathering.The C...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Fire personnel, volunteers distribute smoke detectors after Exeter fire

Fire personnel, volunteers distribute smoke detectors after Exeter fire

EXETER — Joanne Ruckle cannot get the image of a fatal fire this week at Birchwood Estates Trailer Park out of her mind.The fire on Thursday kil...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Wilkes pharmacy students help residents find affordable health insurance

Wilkes pharmacy students help residents find affordable health insurance

WILKES-BARRE — Judy Sheridan spent much of the last month worrying about her husband’s health insurance, often in tears.In December, Sheri...

January 21st, 2017 |