Fitbit makes exercise more of a game with new app; also updating older models

Fitbit makes exercise more of a game with new app; also updating older models

NEW YORK — Fitbit wants to help you exercise more by making you think you’re hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighbo...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Mountain Top director Chris Fetchko screens acclaimed film in Wilkes-Barre

Mountain Top director Chris Fetchko screens acclaimed film in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Chris Fetchko didn’t always see himself in the film industry, but following his dreams brought him to write and direct a mo...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83.Wilder’...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre Township’s John Heinz Rehab helps Parkinson’s patients with PWR

Wilkes-Barre Township’s John Heinz Rehab helps Parkinson’s patients with PWR

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A little bit of rhythm goes a long way at Allied Services’ John Heinz Rehab Center, where drumming is one of several e...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Dance Theatre of W-B offers master classes

Dance Theatre of W-B offers master classes

Downtown Arts will host a series of master classes celebrating, Dance Theatre of Wilkes-Barre’s 10th anniversary.The first one will be Sept. 3, ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County Community College history conference celebrates 25 years

Luzerne County Community College history conference celebrates 25 years

NANTICOKE — While The History of Northeastern Pennsylvania conference has annually celebrated the last two centuries of area history, it has bee...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


On the Books: In ‘Watchers,’ Koontz develops creatures as main characters

On the Books: In ‘Watchers,’ Koontz develops creatures as main characters

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that I’d read a list of book recommended for people who enjoy Netflix’s “Stranger Things,” ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Local authors, local books: Tales of life and love, wild horses, labor unrest and a quiet mind

Local authors, local books: Tales of life and love, wild horses, labor unrest and a quiet mind

For some writers, Northeastern Pennsylvania has been the inspiration for a wide variety of topics.Here’s a look at some books written by local a...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


Dear Annie: Propose to a cheater?

Dear Annie: Propose to a cheater?

Dear Annie: I have been dating a wonderful woman and have been intending to ask her to marry me. We’ve made plans for the future together, but a...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Mele’s Musings: There’s just no escaping time

Mele’s Musings: There’s just no escaping time

It is hard to know when I first noticed that my parents were aging.The closer you are to a subject, the more your perceptions are distorted and you do...

August 27th, 2016 |