OSHA cites Laflin insulation manufacturer for allegedly jeopardizing employee safety

OSHA cites Laflin insulation manufacturer for allegedly jeopardizing employee safety

WILKES-BARRE — A federal agency has cited a Laflin insulation manufacturer with violations that allegedly exposed workers to combustible dust an...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Camel: It’s the other, other red meat

Camel: It’s the other, other red meat

WASHINGTON — Without the might of an ad campaign or trade association behind it, camel meat is unlikely to become a widespread option for Americ...

May 5th, 2016 updated: May 5th, 2016. |  


Former Tobyhanna Army Depot civilian executive Mason Linn inducted into Hall of Fame

Former Tobyhanna Army Depot civilian executive Mason Linn inducted into Hall of Fame

TOBYHANNA — A second lieutenant assigned to Tobyhanna Army Depot in 1955 who rose to become the depot’s second deputy commander is among t...

May 5th, 2016 |  


James G. Gavin named treasurer of Marywood University Board of Trustees

James G. Gavin named treasurer of Marywood University Board of Trustees

SCRANTON — James S. Gavin, MSW, was recently named treasurer of the Marywood University Board of Trustees.Gavin, of Scranton, is the president a...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Mary Ellen McDonough named vice chair of Marywood University Board of Trustees

Mary Ellen McDonough named vice chair of Marywood University Board of Trustees

SCRANTON — Mary Ellen McDonough was recently named vice chair of Marywood University’s Board of Trustees.McDonough, of Scranton, now retir...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Susan Cognetti named secretary of Marywood University Board of Trustees

Susan Cognetti named secretary of Marywood University Board of Trustees

SCRANTON — Susan Cognetti was recently named secretary of the Marywood University Board of Trustees.Cognetti, of Clarks Green, serves as a paral...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million

Diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch $70 million

LONDON (AP) — It’s a rock for the ages.A 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball — the largest discovered in over a cen...

May 5th, 2016 updated: May 5th, 2016. |  


Strive Multisport holds grand opening Saturday at locations in Harveys Lake and Scranton

Strive Multisport holds grand opening Saturday at locations in Harveys Lake and Scranton

HARVEYS LAKE — A hot spot for endurance sports will hold a grand opening Saturday, showcasing a variety of services available to the public.Stri...

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


Mia Bella candles, manufactured in Wilkes-Barre, offer fragrances all over the world

Mia Bella candles, manufactured in Wilkes-Barre, offer fragrances all over the world

WILKES-BARRE — Ask Bob Scocozzo to name the capital of Slovakia and he nails it with Bratislava.Scocozzo credits a Greek restaurateur in Saudi A...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


New hotel proposed for Wilkes-Barre Twp., height variance sought

New hotel proposed for Wilkes-Barre Twp., height variance sought

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A new four-story Hilton Suites hotel is proposed for the growing hospitality, restaurant and retail hub around the Mohegan S...

May 2nd, 2016 |