Family Fun Day at Kingston church focuses on healthy lifestyles

Family Fun Day at Kingston church focuses on healthy lifestyles

KINGSTON — Local families brought their young children for some healthy fun Sunday at the inaugural Family Fun Day: Spring into Spring event org...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Our view: Bucket project a bright idea for area schools

Our view: Bucket project a bright idea for area schools

Not many of us can imagine what goes through the mind of a child during a school lockdown. That’s a modern day problem and not something most of...

April 30th, 2017 |  


Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 20-25: ‘accumulation of pink substance on the interior of ice machine.’

Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 20-25: ‘accumulation of pink substance on the interior of ice machine.’

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “any...

April 30th, 2017 updated: April 30th, 2017. |  


Barletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration

Barletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta this week applauded the launch of an office within the Department of Homeland Security, which will provide...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Wine and Whiskey Fest brings Pennsylvania wine makers, distillers to area

Wine and Whiskey Fest brings Pennsylvania wine makers, distillers to area

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Winery and distillery representatives from around the state converged on the inaugural Wine and Whiskey Fest Saturday at the...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Fair raises autism awareness, funding for organizations that help

Fair raises autism awareness, funding for organizations that help

FORTY FORT — Parking was scarce at the Forty Fort Sports and Recreation Complex on Saturday as hundreds flocked to the facility to show their su...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


6,500 miles from Australia, kangaroos help Wilkes prof get global attention

6,500 miles from Australia, kangaroos help Wilkes prof get global attention

WILKES-BARRE —No, kangaroos do not populate Tanzania on the African east coast. And yes, it’s even further from Tanzania to Wilkes-Barre t...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Trump’s first 100 days: The good, the bad and the unfair

Trump’s first 100 days: The good, the bad and the unfair

WILKES-BARRE — Some say it’s been the best first 100 days in presidential history, while others say it’s been abysmal.Still others t...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Frustration, understanding mark anniversary of Wilkes-Barre watchdog’s murder

Frustration, understanding mark anniversary of Wilkes-Barre watchdog’s murder

WILKES-BARRE — There’s been a void in Donald Bachman Sr.’s life since his son’s murder two years ago, and he isn’t expec...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

Beyond the Byline: Rest in peace, my Lily

WILKES-BARRE — I’m definitely a cat person. Have been most of my adult life. I have had several cats as companions over the years.But this...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |