Return of college students a boon for downtown businesses

Return of college students a boon for downtown businesses

WILKES-BARRE — Students at both of the city’s downtown colleges return to classes on Monday, prompting area businesses to gear up for a bu...

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


Luzerne County tax-auction deserters a concern

Luzerne County tax-auction deserters a concern

A woman bid $6,000 at Luzerne County’s free-and-clear tax auction last week, thinking she had landed a Wilkes-Barre residential structure at a b...

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


LCCC goes tobacco free for the start of fall 2016 semester

NANTICOKE — Students at Luzerne County Community College will have to leave their tobacco products at home when classes begin Monday.According t...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Owner: Aliquippa potbellied pig found after 6 weeks in ‘pretty good’ condition

Owner: Aliquippa potbellied pig found after 6 weeks in ‘pretty good’ condition

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in “pretty good” condition after bein...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Man faces two capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

Man faces two capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

LEXINGTON, Miss. — A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they serv...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Sunshine, hot temperatures continue today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley

Sunshine, hot temperatures continue today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley

Sunshine and hot temperatures are expected today and Sunday in the Wyoming Valley.The National Weather Service indicated it was 71 degrees as of 8:54 ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Police: Woman reports rape at city park

Police: Woman reports rape at city park

WILKES-BARRE — A 19-year-old female reported that she was raped at Casey Park on North Grant Street at about 4 a.m. on Friday morning.According ...

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


Police: Man tries to disarm officer during arrest

Police: Man tries to disarm officer during arrest

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man attempted to disarm a police officer early Saturday morning, according to police.Police said they were called ...

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


Beyond the Byline: Tinsel Town should show more respect for our town and Florence Foster Jenkins

Beyond the Byline: Tinsel Town should show more respect for our town and Florence Foster Jenkins

WILKES-BARRE — Driving home from work the other day, I saw the sign for Hollenback Cemetery, so I veered my car through the gate and along the w...

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


State police alerting residents to utilities scam

State police alerting residents to utilities scam

Pennsylvania State Police are alerting residents about a telephone scam with callers claiming to be from PP&L Utilities.State police said theyR...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |