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Wilkes-Barre General Hospital ranked 12th Best Hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Reports

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital ranked 12th Best Hospital in the state by U.S. News & World Reports

WILKES-BARRE – Wilkes-Barre General Hospital is rated the 12th Best Hospital in the Commonwealth by U.S. News & World Reports. …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

McDonald’s will launch all day breakfast on Oct. 6

McDonald’s will launch all day breakfast on Oct. 6

NEW YORK — If you’re one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald’s, hang …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Gas companies penalized nearly $400K after methane seeps into home wells

The state Department of Environmental Protection recently announced it has finalized penalty agreements with three natural gas exploration companies for …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Geisinger Health Plan partnership establishes drug treatment centers in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton

Geisinger Health Plan partnership establishes drug treatment centers in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton

WILKES-BARRE — An outpatient drug treatment center opened its doors Tuesday as part of a partnership between Geisinger Health Plan …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

AutoZone coming to Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre

AutoZone coming to Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — New construction on Kidder Street has created a swirl of rumors of what business might be moving in. …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Jobless ranks in Northeastern Pennsylvania rose in July

Jobless ranks in Northeastern Pennsylvania rose in July

After touching a five-year low of 5.9 percent in December, the unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area has edged …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Luzerne County man named director of Pa.’s largest tech high school

Luzerne County man named director of Pa.’s largest tech high school

SCHNECKSVILLE — Lehigh Career & Technical Institute officials have named a Luzerne County resident and former Wilkes-Barre Area School District …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Two doctors who want to make Scranton a little bit happier open Adezzo

Two doctors who want to make Scranton a little bit happier open Adezzo

SCRANTON — Doctors Robert Paulino and Mladen Jecmenica felt compelled to provide cheer for the community when Scranton was named …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Edward R. Maier is doing what he loves — making beer

Edward R. Maier is doing what he loves — making beer

Edward R. Maier can joke about having beer in his veins — his great-great-grandfather was Charles Stegmaier, founder of Stegmaier …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Consumer Watchdog: And the schemes just keep on coming

Consumer Watchdog: And the schemes just keep on coming

As I wrote last week, schemes that prey on consumers are a dime a dozen and there’s no shortage of …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

TouchBus app plans to motor along with Martz Trailways

TouchBus app plans to motor along with Martz Trailways

WILKES-BARRE — Two local entrepreneurs, Connor Scalleat and Frank Henry, are working with Martz Trailways to build a new avenue …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Geisinger Wyoming Valley employees to use higher wages to improve their lives

Geisinger Wyoming Valley employees to use higher wages to improve their lives

PLAINS TWP. — Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center employee Katlyn Wolfe recently took a second job before her company’s minimum …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Spirit of the Pell Grant under attack by federal budget proposals

Spirit of the Pell Grant under attack by federal budget proposals

Decades ago, U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell eloquently stated, “The strength of the United States is not the gold in Fort …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Proposed settlement would give refunds for RadioShack gift cards

Proposed settlement would give refunds for RadioShack gift cards

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has announced a proposed multi-state settlement that would lead to full reimbursement for …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Wyoming Valley Mall to hold ‘Back to School Pep Rally’ on Saturday

Wyoming Valley Mall to hold ‘Back to School Pep Rally’ on Saturday

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Earmarking the start of a new school year, the Wyoming Valley Mall will hold a Back to …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza to hold Sidewalk Sale Tuesday

Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza to hold Sidewalk Sale Tuesday

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will host its first Arena Sidewalk Sale on Tuesday. The Arena …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Geisinger Health System announces minimum wage hike at estimated $3M cost

Geisinger Health System announces minimum wage hike at estimated $3M cost

DANVILLE — Geisinger Health Systems on Wednesday announced an increase in employees’ minimum wage rate to $10 per hour effective …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Communication plans for family-owned business highlighted at Wilkes University

Communication plans for family-owned business highlighted at Wilkes University

WILKES-BARRE — A structured communication strategy is the key to creating generational growth for a family business, Patricia Mikelson and …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club earns ‘Green Carpet’ certification

MOUNTAIN TOP — Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club this month became the first facility in Northeastern Pennsylvania to earn the …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Behind the Business: Meet Robert L. Tambur

Behind the Business: Meet Robert L. Tambur

From education to real estate and finances, Robert L. Tambur’s wide-ranging experiences first started by working on a truck farm …

August 23rd, 2015 updated: August 23rd, 2015. |  

Deere cuts earnings outlook on weak farm, energy sales

Deere cuts earnings outlook on weak farm, energy sales

NEW YORK — Deere & Co. on Friday cut its full-year outlook because it expects the weak agriculture and energy …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — Mozzarella cheese at Panera restaurants won’t be as glaringly white. Banana peppers in Subway sandwiches won’t be …

August 20th, 2015 |  

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