Nanticoke Historical Society gives citizens ‘virtual tour’

Nanticoke Historical Society gives citizens ‘virtual tour’

NANTICOKE — With the power of a projector and over 10,000 photos, a few people were able to be transported back into Nanticoke’s past, whe...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant a multi-benefit event

Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant a multi-benefit event

WILKES-BARRE — The inaugural Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant wasn’t just mid-day entertainment for festival goers on Sunday &...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Need for some 20 layoffs in City of Hazleton a matter of debate

Need for some 20 layoffs in City of Hazleton a matter of debate

HAZLETON - Mayor Jeffrey Cusat’s announcement Thursday of his intent to lay off about 20 city employees on May 8 underscores the deepening rift ...

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


WBS Pens’ Derrick Pouliot scores game-winning goal OT vs. Providence Bruins

WBS Pens’ Derrick Pouliot scores game-winning goal OT vs. Providence Bruins

PROVIDENCE. R.I. — Derrick Pouliot will certainly score more goals before he hangs up his skates, but he’ll have a difficult time scoring ...

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


Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival aims to normalize counterculture

Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival aims to normalize counterculture

SCRANTON — A Sunday afternoon at Scranton’s Nay Aug Park is normally quiet, but this was no typical Sunday afternoon. For the third year, ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Donald Trump’s first 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’

Donald Trump’s first 100 days: ‘It’s a different kind of presidency’

WASHINGTON — For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions.He’s startled world...

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


Weather a slight deterrent to cherry blossom fun

Weather a slight deterrent to cherry blossom fun

WILKES-BARRE — Patrons might have shivered a bit, but overcast skies and blustery winds didn’t stop patrons from attending one of the city...

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


Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 13-19: expired ServeSafe and mold-like substances

Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 13-19: expired ServeSafe and mold-like substances

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

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


Sunshine, rain expected in the Wyoming Valley this week

Sunshine, rain expected in the Wyoming Valley this week

Sunshine and a chance of rain in the forecast for the Wyoming Valley.The National Weather Service indicated it was 45 degrees as of 8:54 a.m. at the W...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County hometowns: In Exeter and West Pittston, a rebirth by the river

Luzerne County hometowns: In Exeter and West Pittston, a rebirth by the river

On the map, they fit like a doorknob in a hand, Exeter cradling West Pittston. The boroughs share a common boundary and — more significantly ...

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