Frustration, understanding mark anniversary of Wilkes-Barre watchdog’s murder

Frustration, understanding mark anniversary of Wilkes-Barre watchdog’s murder

WILKES-BARRE — There’s been a void in Donald Bachman Sr.’s life since his son’s murder two years ago, and he isn’t expec...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

WILKES-BARRE — I’m definitely a cat person. Have been most of my adult life. I have had several cats as companions over the years.But this...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Beyond The Byline: Students learn about journalism at Bigler conference

Beyond The Byline: Students learn about journalism at Bigler conference

WILKES-BARRE — A long, long time ago, a young journalist used to sit at a table in Boscov’s restaurant and listen to two gentlemen talk ab...

April 28th, 2017 |  


WBA School Board open-floor approach brings extensive comment, criticism

WBA School Board open-floor approach brings extensive comment, criticism

WILKES-BARRE — The Wilkes-Barre Area School Board offered unlimited time to the public at a meeting Thursday, and got a prickly earful lasting m...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre high-rise eyed for possible insurance company headquarters

Wilkes-Barre high-rise eyed for possible insurance company headquarters

WILKES-BARRE — In addition to the former Hotel Sterling lot, Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance is considering the largely vacant 10-story Wilke...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Substitute teacher at WVW allegedly locked student in restroom last week

Substitute teacher at WVW allegedly locked student in restroom last week

LARKSVILLE — A teacher locked a student in a restroom at the Wyoming Valley West School District, and now administrators have reported that teac...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Retiring Kingston/Forty Fort firefighter honored for 44 years of service

Retiring Kingston/Forty Fort firefighter honored for 44 years of service

KINGSTON — After more than 50 years of service, firefighter Bob Smith is officially calling it a career.Officials at the Kingston/Forty Fort Fir...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Berwick students feed flytraps and test law of physics at Wilkes event

Berwick students feed flytraps and test law of physics at Wilkes event

WILKES-BARRE — As middle-school students fed a “pitfall” plant — a cone-shaped carnivore that’s so steep once bugs and s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Wilkes gets $1.65 million bequest to fund experiences outside the classroom

Wilkes gets $1.65 million bequest to fund experiences outside the classroom

WILKES-BARRE — Students can expect new opportunities beyond the classroom at Wilkes University thanks to $1.65 million bequeathed from the estat...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Man who allegedly fired shots in Wilkes-Barre arrested in New Jersey

Man who allegedly fired shots in Wilkes-Barre arrested in New Jersey

WILKES-BARRE — A man police suspect was involved in firing shots on South Grant Street on Wednesday night and allegedly rushed a police officer ...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |