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Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

PLAINS TWP. — An aluminum vase allegedly became the weapon of choice as one man claims he woke up early …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Jacob Jenkins, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, with theft on allegations he had stolen cash from a …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Two Wilkes-Barre juveniles, both males, ages 16 and 17, were charged with curfew violation at about 1:30 a.m. …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

WINDHAM TWP. — State police said Stanley Jones, 37, Laceyville, was charged with attempted burglary after a report at about …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

WILKES-BARRE — Police charged Dennis Glidden, 22, at about noon on Tuesday after he allegedly removed six cartons of cigarettes …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

BRAINTRIM TWP. — John Kohler, Savannah, Georgia, was cited for harassment for allegedly grabbing and pushing Jennifer Jackson, Leland, North …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

WILKES-BARRE — Police said they responded shortly after midnight on Monday to the 400 block of South River Street to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

WILKES-BARRE — A 68-year-old man reported Wednesday his black 2002 Nissan Maxima, Pennsylvania license plate FXE-7133, was stolen from his …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for August 3

Average gas prices for August 3

Average gas prices continued to fall across the board over the weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’s …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Showers and thunderstorms likely to saturate the week

Showers and thunderstorms likely to saturate the week

It is shaping up to be a wet week in NEPA, with just a small break from the rain on …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Report: Beer industry worth $252.6 billion to economy

When Ed Maier saw how much the beer industry contributed to the nation’s economy, he was nearly barreled over. The …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Eighth Annual PrideFest prepares for Pittston debut

PITTSTON — Just a friendly reminder: If your Aug. 15 schedule includes “attend PrideFest 2015,” it moved this year, from …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Plains Township police plan National Night Out event

Plains Township police plan National Night Out event

PLAINS TWP. — The Plains Township Police Department’s National Night Out will end with a bang this year — actually, …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Fire truck to school bus to balloons, Hanover Township safety fair for kids grows quickly

Fire truck to school bus to balloons, Hanover Township safety fair for kids grows quickly

HANOVER TWP. — Autumn Kneller, all of 18 months old and as shy as a fox’s baby kit, sat silently …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Jewish food fest draws a crowd to PNC Field

Jewish food fest draws a crowd to PNC Field

MOOSIC — American pastime, meet Hebrew tradition. Thousands gathered outside PNC Field on Sunday to celebrate summer sunshine and the …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Neighboring communities react to Wilkes-Barre’s sewer authority plan with surprise, skepticism

WILKES-BARRE — When Hanover Township sought to receive fees from neighboring communities for their use of the township’s sanitary system, …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Gordon Lightfoot’s Kirby Center concert postponed

Gordon Lightfoot’s Kirby Center concert postponed

WILKES-BARRE — Tonight’s Gordon Lightfoot concert at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts has been postponed, due to …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Open-air Sunday service in Wilkes-Barre offers message of hope

Open-air Sunday service in Wilkes-Barre offers message of hope

WILKES-BARRE — In front of nearly 200 people, Tim Walker wavered between fear and hope. To his right, a poster …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Behind the Business: Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Mike Bean

Behind the Business: Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Mike Bean

If Mike Bean had a limitless budget to spend as president of the Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township, he …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Men posing as utility workers entered two homes in Hanover Township, a handgun reported stolen from one residence

HANOVER TWP. — Police are investigating reports of two men posing as “water company employees ” and entering homes on …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Kingston Pool celebrates 50 years of fun

Kingston Pool celebrates 50 years of fun

KINGSTON — The Kingston Pool celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday with a little music, a little rain and a whole …

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

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