Hillary Clinton to speak at Society of Irish Women St. Patrick’s dinner

SCRANTON — The Society of Irish Women announced Thursday that Hillary Rodham Clinton will serve as keynote speaker for its 19th annual St. Patri...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Rain, thunderstorms, snow in this weekend’s forecast

Rain, thunderstorms, snow in this weekend’s forecast

Warmer temperatures will hang on through the beginning of the weekend, but rain and thunderstorms are possible on Saturday.The Wyoming Valley could al...

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


Homer, Bart and Marge head to Cooperstown, Hall of Fame

Homer, Bart and Marge head to Cooperstown, Hall of Fame

Now in its 28th season, “The Simpsons” has had its share of episodes devoted to baseball, but the one everyone remembers most fondly is &#...

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


Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Program at Garden Village Apartments offers rent rebate help

Program at Garden Village Apartments offers rent rebate help

WEST PITTSTON — Seniors citizens at the Garden Village Apartments received assistance in applying for the 2017 Pennsylvania Property Tax/Rent Re...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Vough running for Luzerne County Council

Vough running for Luzerne County Council

Pittston resident Matthew Vough has announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Democrat.Vough, 24, graduated from the Scranton Preparator...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: Man robbed three stores to support drug addiction, avoid getting sick

Police: Man robbed three stores to support drug addiction, avoid getting sick

WILKES-BARRE — A homeless man is facing a slew of charges after he allegedly committed three armed robberies.Richard Alan Della Croce, 45, told ...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Two suspects in alleged heroin, cocaine ring facing more charges

Two suspects in alleged heroin, cocaine ring facing more charges

KINGSTON — Two suspects accused of being involved in a 10-person drug ring that allegedly smuggled heroin and cocaine into the region are facing...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County suicides on the decline

Luzerne County suicides on the decline

For the first time since 2009, the number of suicides in Luzerne County has dipped below 50, new statistics show.In 2016, a total of 49 county residen...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Borton-Lawson launches 3-D scanning company, Precise Visual Technologies

Borton-Lawson launches 3-D scanning company, Precise Visual Technologies

PLAINS TWP. — Borton-Lawson, an architectural and engineering firm based in Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently launched a sister company, Preci...

February 22nd, 2017 |