Swoyersville Senior American Legion honor with parade

Swoyersville Senior American Legion honor with parade

SWOYERSVILLE — In spite of heavy rain on Saturday, a welcome home parade and ceremony were held to honor the Swoyersville American Legion team f...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Craft brews the toast of NEPA Beer Festival

Craft brews the toast of NEPA Beer Festival

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Beer enthusiasts flocked to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza on Saturday afternoon to enjoy samples of more than 100 bre...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Chamber holds Christmas in July to aid small businesses

Chamber holds Christmas in July to aid small businesses

WILKES-BARRE — The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce took advantage of the wild popularity of the “Pokemon Go” game on Saturd...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Backpack giveaway readies children for school

Backpack giveaway readies children for school

Landon Pollock, 6, will be heading to a new school next year for first grade, but thanks to a backpack giveaway on Saturday, he’s ready.For Poll...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Activists work to reduce veteran suicides

Activists work to reduce veteran suicides

PLAINS TWP. — David Ragan, of Blakely, is proud of his 10 years of military service, but he didn’t always feel that way.The 37-year-old ve...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Electric service restored in Newport Township

Electric service restored in Newport Township

NEWPORT TOWNSHIP - Power has been restored to about 1500 Newport Township customers affected by an outage late this afternoon.According to Keith Dorma...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Police: Suspected meth seized from Hanover Township apartment

Police: Suspected meth seized from Hanover Township apartment

HANOVER TWP. — Police seized suspected meth and chemicals to manufacture it on Saturday after serving a search warrant at an apartment in the 20...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Beyond the Byline: ‘Hello, Susan. Can I have a hug?’

Beyond the Byline: ‘Hello, Susan. Can I have a hug?’

WILKES-BARRE — She was so close, I could hear her breathe. I wanted to reach out and hug her, but I was afraid that might land me in jail overni...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |  


Graham Academy students add produce stand to garden curriculum

Graham Academy students add produce stand to garden curriculum

KINGSTON - The expansive garden alongside the Graham Academy has served as a good teaching aid for the school’s special needs students.For the l...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Police: Woman charged with criminal mischief after breaking phone, flipping bed

Police: Woman charged with criminal mischief after breaking phone, flipping bed

WILKES-BARRE — A Plains woman was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct following a report that she became violent, flipped a be...

July 30th, 2016 updated: July 30th, 2016. |