Chemical issue causes evacuation of Wilkes-Barre apartment building

Chemical issue causes evacuation of Wilkes-Barre apartment building

WILKES-BARRE — Four apartments were evacuated after reports of a “chemical haze” in the building that houses them, according to Wilk...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Lottery numbers from Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Lottery numbers from Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Midday Drawing Pick 2: 0-6Pick 3: 0-8-2Pick 4: 1-6-3-2Pick 5: 2-8-3-7-2Wild: 5Treasure Hunt: 02-08-18-24-29Evening DrawingPick 2: 6-4Pick 3: 4-1-3Pick...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Council declines to repeal residency rule for top managers

Luzerne County Council declines to repeal residency rule for top managers

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne County Council majority on Tuesday decided to keep a requirement that the highest-ranking administrators must reside in...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


LGBT event aims to grow community over dinner

LGBT event aims to grow community over dinner

WILKES-BARRE — A dinner Tuesday was organized with one goal in mind: acceptance.The NEPA Rainbow Alliance held the first of what its members are...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Car chase in Hazleton area ends in crash into home

Car chase in Hazleton area ends in crash into home

WEST HAZLETON — A series of car chases in the Hazleton area Tuesday ended when the suspect crashed into a house.The incident started in Butler T...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Wilkes-Barre continues to look for Solomon Creek wall reconstruction funds

Wilkes-Barre continues to look for Solomon Creek wall reconstruction funds

WILKES-BARRE — The city continues to search for additional funds to pay for the Solomon Creek wall reconstruction.At its work session Tuesday, c...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Geisinger to appeal $10M patient award

Geisinger to appeal $10M patient award

WILKES-BARRE — A $10 million verdict returned against Geisinger this week came after the health care giant blamed a teenage patient for refusing...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Lawsuit: Alexander’s Salon & Spa shorted assistants on wages, overtime

Lawsuit: Alexander’s Salon & Spa shorted assistants on wages, overtime

WILKES-BARRE — An area salon and spa is accused by the U.S. Department of Labor of failing to pay some of its employees minimum wage or overtime...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

Abington Heights teacher named Lackawanna County Teacher of the Year

S. ABINGTON TWP. — It has been a difficult year for Abington Heights High School teacher Kerri Davis, first with her husband Keith’s tragi...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Sack race, dodge ball, ‘Angry Birds’: Choices abound on Kistler Fun Day

Sack race, dodge ball, ‘Angry Birds’: Choices abound on Kistler Fun Day

With apologies to Charles Dickens, it was “a tale of three kiddies.”Asked if they would win the pending sack race, Kistler Elementary stud...

May 23rd, 2017 |