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ATF, Wilkes-Barre police take ‘enforcement action’ on Charles Street

ATF, Wilkes-Barre police take ‘enforcement action’ on Charles Street

WILKES-BARRE — Local and federal law enforcement officials took individuals from a Charles Street home into custody Tuesday afternoon. Some …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Governor’s proposed budget means $17.5 million to local districts

Considering the 2015-16 state budget still doesn’t exist, it may all look like pie in the sky, but Gov. Tom …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre police: Woman threatened to blow up hair academy

Wilkes-Barre police: Woman threatened to blow up hair academy

WILKES-BARRE — A woman was to be cited with disorderly conduct after she allegedly threatened to blow up a hair …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Luzerne Council won’t place home rule study question on ballot

A Luzerne County Council majority rejected a proposal asking voters if they want to study a possible change in the …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire

Trump, Sanders victorious in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

George draws opposition to amendments

George draws opposition to amendments

WILKES-BARRE — City council showed its hand and residents Tuesday night spoke out against the property tax hike Mayor Tony …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Plymouth council president criticizes James Mahon

Plymouth council president criticizes James Mahon

PLYMOUTH — At the borough council meeting on Tuesday night, Council President Gary Kochinski Jr. said that Councilman James Mahon …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Duryea Borough Council approves volunteer, non-governed Betterment Committee

DURYEA — There’s a new committee in Duryea. At the monthly meeting of the Duryea Borough Council on Tuesday night, …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Alinsky’s lawyer calls for mistrial

Alinsky’s lawyer calls for mistrial

WILKES-BARRE — A message received from a former Western Australia Police officer prompted a call for a mistrial Tuesday in …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Even as Wilkes-Barre Area School Board negotiates lease of Times Leader building, GAR High School problems deepen

WILKES-BARRE — Parents and students disdainful of the idea of split schedules for Coughlin High School may have rejoiced when …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Average car loan in Wilkes-Barre only 13K

Average car loan in Wilkes-Barre only 13K

Great news! If you are planning on buying a car, Wilkes-Barre city is one of the places with the lowest …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Caithness Moxie power plant is halfway through first phase of construction in Salem Township

Caithness Moxie power plant is halfway through first phase of construction in Salem Township

SALEM TWP. — A surge of public uproar over truck traffic in Newport Township and the surrounding area has signaled …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Revised proposal presented for housing project in Dorrance Township

Revised proposal presented for housing project in Dorrance Township

DORRANCE TWP. — Township supervisors on Monday heard a revised proposal for a major housing development planned in the township. …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Son of Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief headed to higher court on arson charge

Son of Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief headed to higher court on arson charge

WILKES-BARRE TWP. —Richard Hart, a volunteer firefighter and son of the township’s fire chief, is heading to county court on …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Scranton diner Linda Kay’s featured on Food Network’s “American Diner Revival”

Scranton diner Linda Kay’s featured on Food Network’s “American Diner Revival”

SCRANTON — Linda Smith has been in the restaurant business for 35 years. Her once-successful diner, Linda Kay’s, experienced hard …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Defense in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial unveils tip from doctor, calls for mistrial

Defense in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial unveils tip from doctor, calls for mistrial

WILKES-BARRE — Defense attorneys Tuesday requested a mistrial in the homicide trial of Jessica Lynn Alinsky, claiming testimony by one …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Dallas School District to receive $5,000 grant from Lowe’s to build a fitness, playground center

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District received a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education to build an Early Childhood …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Teenager charged after allegedly covering smoke alarms in dormitory with tape

Teenager charged after allegedly covering smoke alarms in dormitory with tape

WILKES-BARRE — Matthew Vanderham, 19, is facing charges regarding fire code violations after police allege that he covered smoke detectors …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Amid controversy, Frank Sciabacucchi will fill unexpired supervisor term of the late Joseph Adams Sr. in Pittston Township

PITTSTON TWP. — Township resident Frank Sciabacucchi was chosen during a special meeting Monday to fill the remainder of the …

February 9th, 2016 |  

SIAMO: Italian American Heritage Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania launches monthly Italian conversation groups in Scranton

SIAMO: Italian American Heritage Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania launches monthly Italian conversation groups in Scranton

SCRANTON — It all started at Dino and Francesco’s, a small pizza and pasta house in Clarks Summit. Stephanie Longo, …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Police: Man attacked person with a beer bottle

Police: Man attacked person with a beer bottle

WILKES-BARRE — Police have charged Adam Crowley, 32, of South River Street with simple assault after police say he attacked …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Average gas prices for Feb. 9

Average gas prices for Feb. 9

The local and state average gas prices held the line overnight, while the national average dipped slightly. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

February 9th, 2016 |  

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