Museum commemorates Knox Mine Disaster, honors survivor Bill Hastie

Museum commemorates Knox Mine Disaster, honors survivor Bill Hastie

SCRANTON — Fifty-eight years ago, a horrific mine flood in Port Griffith near Pittston devastated the local mining industry, according to expert...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Stamp collectors improvise when plans go awry at monthly meeting

Stamp collectors improvise when plans go awry at monthly meeting

KINGSTON — A technical difficulty made for a pleasant day of stamp collecting, showing and trading for the Wyoming Valley Stamp Club.As part of ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Black, Blue & Beads funds medical treatment of South American children

Black, Blue & Beads funds medical treatment of South American children

WILKES-BARRE — The annual Black, Blue & Beads gala at the Westmoreland Club on Saturday was much more than an elegant social gathering.The C...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Fire personnel, volunteers distribute smoke detectors after Exeter fire

Fire personnel, volunteers distribute smoke detectors after Exeter fire

EXETER — Joanne Ruckle cannot get the image of a fatal fire this week at Birchwood Estates Trailer Park out of her mind.The fire on Thursday kil...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Wilkes pharmacy students help residents find affordable health insurance

Wilkes pharmacy students help residents find affordable health insurance

WILKES-BARRE — Judy Sheridan spent much of the last month worrying about her husband’s health insurance, often in tears.In December, Sheri...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry Trump

Hundreds of thousands of women around the world decry Trump

WASHINGTON — Wearing pink, pointy-eared “pussyhats” to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Participants at ‘Women’s March’ in Wilkes-Barre see ‘opportunity for change’

Participants at ‘Women’s March’ in Wilkes-Barre see ‘opportunity for change’

WILKES-BARRE — As hundreds of thousands marched on Saturday through the nation’s capital, and other major cities across the globe, a small...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Students spend Saturday working on code

Students spend Saturday working on code

FORTY FORT — Over 60 students in grades K-8 took part in a two-hour workshop at Wyoming Seminary Lower School on Saturday morning to learn the b...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Former Luzerne County controller Griffith inquiring about possible run

Former Luzerne County controller Griffith inquiring about possible run

Former Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith recently offered the first public hint me may run for office again, asking the county election board ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Police request assistance in identifying woman

Police request assistance in identifying woman

WILKES-BARRE — Police are asking that anyone able to assist in identifying the person in the photo contact Officer Dumont at 570 208-6728. .neFi...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |