Wilkes-Barre parish wins big with Kentucky Derby themed event

Wilkes-Barre parish wins big with Kentucky Derby themed event

WILKES-BARRE — With betters cheering, clapping and jumping out of their seats, the hall of the Marymount Parish Center on South Hancock Street r...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Former HR director suing Luzerne County among those who applied for manager job

Former HR director suing Luzerne County among those who applied for manager job

Former Luzerne County human resources director Donna Davis Javitz and Hazleton resident James Tighe are now in the running for the top Luzerne County ...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


W-B woman who allegedly burned her dog alive claims insanity defense

W-B woman who allegedly burned her dog alive claims insanity defense

WILKES-BARRE — A city woman facing charges she burned her dog alive intends to offer a defense of insanity.Ashley Kitts, 30, of Pittston Bouleva...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Watch for roadblocks and short-term traffic stoppages on Interstate 81 North near Wilkes-Barre Tuesday evening

Watch for roadblocks and short-term traffic stoppages on Interstate 81 North near Wilkes-Barre Tuesday evening

DUNMORE — Beginning at 8 p.m. Tuesday, there will be rolling roadblocks and short-term traffic stoppages as a contractor for PennDOT places beam...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Lawsuit targets ‘misrepresentation’ of gas prices

Lawsuit targets ‘misrepresentation’ of gas prices

WILKES-BARRE — A lawsuit recently filed in Luzerne County alleges state law was violated because some retail gas stations didn’t clearly s...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Cornell Innovative Door Solutions of Mountain Top makes customized security doors for all commercial needs

Cornell Innovative Door Solutions of Mountain Top makes customized security doors for all commercial needs

MOUNTAIN TOP — What is now Cornell Innovative Door Solutions started as a blacksmith shop in Manhattan in 1828. It became the largest manufactur...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Greg Barrouk resigning as Wilkes-Barre city administrator

Greg Barrouk resigning as Wilkes-Barre city administrator

WILKES-BARRE — Greg Barrouk has given notice he will leave his position as city administrator and a replacement has already been offered the job...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


WB police officer terminated after pointing loaded gun at others at headquarters, says Mayor George

WB police officer terminated after pointing loaded gun at others at headquarters, says Mayor George

WILKES-BARRE — Four days into his new job, Mayor Tony George did something he said should have been done weeks earlier. He fired a police office...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Plymouth Township leaves Act 47 distressed status

Plymouth Township leaves Act 47 distressed status

PLYMOUTH TWP. — With the stroke of Dennis Davin’s pen, Plymouth Township left distressed status Tuesday afternoon.The township was assigne...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center earns HRC designation for LGBT-inclusive policies

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center earns HRC designation for LGBT-inclusive policies

WILKES-BARRE — Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) has earned the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Leader in Lesbian, Ga...

May 3rd, 2016 |