Wyoming Area School Board approves new contract for teachers through 2019

Wyoming Area School Board approves new contract for teachers through 2019

EXETER — Wyoming Area School District teachers have a new contract that lasts through the 2018-19 school year.At its meeting last night, the sch...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County District Attorney highlights progress getting dealers and drugs off the streets

Luzerne County District Attorney highlights progress getting dealers and drugs off the streets

Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis had predicted her office’s takeover of a drug task force from the state last year would get...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Wilkes University launches first research symposium

Wilkes University launches first research symposium

WILKES-BARRE — Michael Steele opened Wilkes University’s first-ever, three-day Scholarship Symposium with an inside joke. Very inside.R...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Wilkes announces new deal with Penn State for those seeking law degree

Wilkes announces new deal with Penn State for those seeking law degree

WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes University has announced a new deal with Penn State to get students a law degree in six years, three in Wilkes-Barre and t...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Health report: Only five counties statewide are less healthy than Luzerne County

Health report: Only five counties statewide are less healthy than Luzerne County

Luzerne County continues to bobble near the bottom when it comes to health. The annual, nationwide “County Health Rankings” by the Robert ...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County EMA sets Thursday deadline for submitting snow cleanup costs

Luzerne County EMA sets Thursday deadline for submitting snow cleanup costs

WILKES-BARRE — The Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency reminds municipal officials and non-profits to submit cleanup costs for the March 14 b...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


AG Shapiro warns of IRS tax scams

AG Shapiro warns of IRS tax scams

WILKES-BARRE — With the deadline looming to file tax returns, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro is urging Pennsylvanians to beware of scam art...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


City officials say consultant to recommend ‘drastic’ options to improve Wilkes-Barre’s finances

City officials say consultant to recommend ‘drastic’ options to improve Wilkes-Barre’s finances

WILKES-BARRE — Even before they’ve been made public, some of the options a consultant is proposing to improve city finances are causing a ...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |  


Hazleton man pleads guilty to shooting man in back

Hazleton man pleads guilty to shooting man in back

WILKES-BARRE — A Hazleton man scheduled to be tried this week on charges stemming from a 2015 shooting instead pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggrava...

March 28th, 2017 |  


New ‘Stick With Us’ food festival coming to Plymouth in May

New ‘Stick With Us’ food festival coming to Plymouth in May

PLYMOUTH — A new food festival is coming to Main Street and organizers hope the idea sticks.Home of the ever-popular Kielbasa Festival, Plymouth...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 28th, 2017. |