Former WBS Pen Carter Rowney ready for first Stanley Cup final with Pittsburgh

Former WBS Pen Carter Rowney ready for first Stanley Cup final with Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Playing under the first year of his first NHL contract, Carter Rowney witnessed quite a few “firsts” this season.He ear...

May 29th, 2017 |  


PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

PGC bands 4 peregrine falcon chicks at cliff nest in Luzerne County

While two adult peregrine falcons darted angrily above, Pennsylvania Game Commission biologist Mike Scafini rappelled down a cliff on Wednesday to col...

May 28th, 2017 |  


A big Hooah! for military appreciation at Fairview Elementary

A big Hooah! for military appreciation at Fairview Elementary

FAIRVIEW TWP. — Retired U.S. Army Col. David Brown may have been the main speaker, but his wife Beretta kept stealing the show, holding up a han...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 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 |  


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. |  


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 |  


RailRiders Notebook: Rob Refsnyder helping end poverty

RailRiders Notebook: Rob Refsnyder helping end poverty

MOOSIC — Back in January, Rob Refsnyder went to the Dominican Republic, along with more than 40 other professional players, in an effort to bett...

May 21st, 2017 updated: May 21st, 2017. |  


Mark Payton comes through for SWB RailRiders in extras

Mark Payton comes through for SWB RailRiders in extras

MOOSIC — Mark Payton stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning on Saturday. It was the Scranto...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Community turns out en masse to say goodbye to late servicewoman Purcell

Community turns out en masse to say goodbye to late servicewoman Purcell

FORTY FORT — More than 1,000 American flags lined Wyoming Avenue from Kingston to Forty Fort as friends, family and even complete strangers made...

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


Fine Arts Fiesta vendors show off their work

WILKES-BARRE — The 62nd annual Fine Arts Fiesta kicked off Thursday afternoon on Public Square.The festival, which features more than 50 vendors...

May 18th, 2017 updated: May 18th, 2017. |