Fee-free day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

Fee-free day a big hit with Steamtown visitors

SCRANTON — Retirees Tom and Rita Zimmerman make it a point to take a day trip from their home in Nazareth once a week.Monday found the couple at...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pittston fire under investigation, dog killed in blaze

Pittston fire under investigation, dog killed in blaze

PITTSTON — A dog died in a fire that heavily damaged a house on Landon Street here Monday afternoon.But two people inside got out safely, Pittst...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Police asking for assistance in locating vehicle

Police asking for assistance in locating vehicle

HANOVER TWP. — Police are asking for assistance in locating a vehicle stolen from the Lee Park section of the township.According to police, a go...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: Seeing a favorite band live for the first time

Beyond the Byline: Seeing a favorite band live for the first time

It’s finally going to happen.It was announced on Feb. 13 that Metallica is going on a nationwide tour, its “WorldWired Tour 2017.” A...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Saidman announces run for Luzerne County Council

Saidman announces run for Luzerne County Council

Sheila Saidman, a Democrat from Kingston, is running for a seat on the Luzerne County Council.Saidman, 67, is a longtime county resident, grew up in N...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Plymouth Township cyclist takes on 1,200-mile trek to honor late stepson

Plymouth Township cyclist takes on 1,200-mile trek to honor late stepson

WILKES-BARRE — A local cyclist began pedaling the perimeter of Pennsylvania last week in a virtual trek expected to wrap up during a fundraiser ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Daddy-daughter event at Pittston Library teaches fathers about girls’ hairdos

Daddy-daughter event at Pittston Library teaches fathers about girls’ hairdos

PITTSTON - Face it. Girls are all about their hair. From picture days to their first dance, young ladies put much time and effort into deciding, ̶...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Misericordia to arm some campus security personnel

Misericordia to arm some campus security personnel

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University will join the ranks of local institutions of higher learning where at least some campus security guards ar...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Police: Truck fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Wilkes-Barre

Police: Truck fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle, which police allege then fled the scene.Police responded to a report of...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Spring-like weather expected in Wyoming Valley into midweek

Spring-like weather expected in Wyoming Valley into midweek

It’s going to continue to feel like spring in the Wyoming Valley, as sunny skies and warmer temperatures are expected to stick around this week....

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |