Holy Redeemer boys basketball heads to title game for first time since 2011

Holy Redeemer boys basketball heads to title game for first time since 2011

SCRANTON — Holy Redeemer’s three big guys shouldn’t be viewed as individuals after Friday night’s District 2 Class 3A boys bas...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Man convicted of slashing woman’s throat: ‘You can’t win them all’

Man convicted of slashing woman’s throat: ‘You can’t win them all’

WILKES-BARRE — Jerone Andre Moore says the jury got it all wrong in convicting him Friday for slashing the throat of Dayna Williams.“I apo...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Hilbrich using his size in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins debut

Hilbrich using his size in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins debut

WILKES-BARRE — At every stop during his 10-year pro career, Tom Sestito was always the tallest player in the room.Standing 6-foot-5, there aren&...

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


Wyoming Area wears down Hazleton en route to a 6-2 win

Wyoming Area wears down Hazleton en route to a 6-2 win

JENKINS TWP. — The Wyoming Area Warriors entered Wednesday’s first-round playoff game with a chip on their shoulders.The Warriors lost to ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Crestwood advances to D2 girls basketball semifinals

Crestwood advances to D2 girls basketball semifinals

NANTICOKE — The way it worked out, Kate Snipas did so much during the brief time she was on the court that her team didn’t even miss her w...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


In Kingston, Casey hears concerns about Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid

In Kingston, Casey hears concerns about Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid

KINGSTON — Max Benjamin believes most senior citizens are concerned about the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.That’s why ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Scientists discover 7 ‘Earthlike’ planets orbiting a nearby star

Scientists discover 7 ‘Earthlike’ planets orbiting a nearby star

A newfound solar system just 39 light years away contains seven warm, rocky, Earthlike planets, scientists say.The discovery, reported Wednesday in th...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


DA: Man accused of being a peeping Tom turns himself in

DA: Man accused of being a peeping Tom turns himself in

WRIGHT TWP. — An alleged peeping Tom turned himself in to police after deciding that his plan to change his appearance by shaving and cutting hi...

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


Police respond to shooting on Kidder Street

Police respond to shooting on Kidder Street

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to a report of shots fired at a local barber shop Sunday afternoon.According to officials at Luzerne County 911,...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Hometowns: In Conyngham, quiet, historical — and don’t forget the food

Hometowns: In Conyngham, quiet, historical — and don’t forget the food

CONYNGHAM —Sensing a visitor was about to take her photo, kitchen volunteer Sue Oliver slipped a fake pig snout over her nose and grinned, provi...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |