Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Several prospective applicants with strong resumes did not pursue Luzerne County government management jobs because they would be required to relocate...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Second annual Dinners for Kids Benefit helps feed local children

Second annual Dinners for Kids Benefit helps feed local children

WILKES-BARRE — For six years now, Dinners for Kids has been working in the Wyoming Valley to feed children in food-insecure families. Now, for t...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Downtown WB fundraiser benefits Luzerne County Child Advocacy Center

Downtown WB fundraiser benefits Luzerne County Child Advocacy Center

WILKES-BARRE — The Helping Hands of Courage had one goal for their Sunday: raise money to help abused children.Helping Hands, a team comprised o...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Bowl for a Cause a fun way to help fight cancer Sunday in Wilkes-Barre

Bowl for a Cause a fun way to help fight cancer Sunday in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Chacko’s Family Bowling Center was filled with the clatter of bowling pins Sunday, but the bowlers had one thing on their m...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Fundraiser at Dupont Hose Co. helps SPCA aid more animals

Fundraiser at Dupont Hose Co. helps SPCA aid more animals

DUPONT — About 200 animal sympathizers gathered on Sunday afternoon to help their furry friends during Pet Fest 2017 at the Dupont Hose Company....

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Lackawanna County restaurant inspections March 9 – 20: buildup of lime, grease and debris

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections March 9 – 20: buildup of lime, grease and debris

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

For the most part, the game was played without controversy.There was a technical foul, along with a couple of calls that brought grumbling from a few ...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Warmer temperatures, rain could cause flooding in the Wyoming Valley

Warmer temperatures, rain could cause flooding in the Wyoming Valley

Warmer weather and rainfall could cause some minor flooding in the Wyoming Valley this week.The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weathe...

March 26th, 2017 |  


History Day competition highlights historical figures who took stands

History Day competition highlights historical figures who took stands

DALLAS — National History Day might be the perfect day for those who often find themselves fascinated by the events of the past, and one local c...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Easter Bunny replaces ‘White Rabbit’ at Mad Hatter Tea Party event

Easter Bunny replaces ‘White Rabbit’ at Mad Hatter Tea Party event

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It’s that time of year, where you probably wouldn’t be taken aback to see the Easter Bunny wandering around the ...

March 25th, 2017 |