In debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors

In debt and afraid: dealing with debt collectors

It’s a scary place to be — in debt and afraid.A new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report found that more than one in four consumers...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes

Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In the rarefied world of high-end bong makers, Roor glass water pipes have long been smoked to impress. The status ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


PROPERTY TRANSFERS

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

The following real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of Jan. 16, 2017:• ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Many federal tax refunds will not be issued before Feb. 15 due to new law

Many federal tax refunds will not be issued before Feb. 15 due to new law

WILKES-BARRE — Anne Ward knows when tax season is approaching in Northeastern Pennsylvania.Ward, owner of three Liberty Tax Service franchises, ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Consumer Watchdog: Holiday scams are out, tax scams are in

Consumer Watchdog: Holiday scams are out, tax scams are in

With the whirlwind of the holiday season out of the way, another season is about to get into full swing.Yep, it’s tax time.And clever cyber pred...

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


Luzerne County retailer sells $900k winning lottery ticket

Luzerne County retailer sells $900k winning lottery ticket

LARKSVILLE — A Luzerne County convenience store sold a winning Pennsylvania lottery Match 6 ticket from the Jan. 19 drawing.According to the Pen...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Pet Valu, focusing on natural, holistic products, opens in Wyoming

Pet Valu, focusing on natural, holistic products, opens in Wyoming

WYOMING — A store that puts clients’ health and nutritional needs first recently opened in the Midway Shopping Center.Those clients may ha...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Treasury pick defends foreclosure actions, asset disclosure

Treasury pick defends foreclosure actions, asset disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confi...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation announces 2016 grants

Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation announces 2016 grants

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation (NPHCF) announced the 2016 grant recipients, and will be honoring them at the Fourth Annual Grant...

January 20th, 2017 |  


UGI Penn Natural Gas asks for $21M rate hike to improve distribution system

UGI Penn Natural Gas asks for $21M rate hike to improve distribution system

The utility that supplies many residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania with natural gas for home heating asked for a $21.7 million rate hike to pay for...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |