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Cafeteria reboot: School lunch morphs to suit sophisticated palates, new laws

Cafeteria reboot: School lunch morphs to suit sophisticated palates, new laws

DALLAS — It’s Stromboli Day and Mary Artsma is heating tray after tray of the stuff she’s been making for …

February 6th, 2016 |  

iDeliverEATS, a local delivery service, expands to Luzerne County

iDeliverEATS, a local delivery service, expands to Luzerne County

With the expansion of an area restaurant marketing and delivery service, customers no longer have to leave the comforts of …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Two women charged after allegedly fleeing from police

Two women charged after allegedly fleeing from police

HAZLETON — Two woman are facing charges after allegedly fleeing from police. Police were dispatched at 5:30 p.m. on Friday …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Police arrest woman, seize guns after reported attempted break-in

Police arrest woman, seize guns after reported attempted break-in

HAZLETON — What initially came in as an attempted break-in resulted in an arrest and several guns seized by police. …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Quiet weekend predicted, but snow is in next week’s forecast

Quiet weekend predicted, but snow is in next week’s forecast

A quiet weekend is expected for the Wyoming Valley, but the region could see some snow into next week. The …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Traffic congestion is at a minimum this morning

Traffic congestion is at a minimum this morning

Aside from some scattered areas of traffic congestion, motorists should have no issues with the commute this morning. Free-flowing traffic …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Joe Lombardo arraigned on third set of charges stemming from alleged robbery spree

Joe Lombardo arraigned on third set of charges stemming from alleged robbery spree

WEST PITTSTON — Already facing numerous felony charges, Joseph Lombardo now faces even more stemming from an slew of armed …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Luzerne County hires expert to help value Mohegan Sun Pocono casino for taxation purposes

Luzerne County hires expert to help value Mohegan Sun Pocono casino for taxation purposes

Luzerne County has hired Media, Pennsylvania-based Coyle, Lynch & Company to calculate a new assessed value for the Mohegan Sun …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Diocese of Scranton to lease Camp St. Andrew to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Diocese of Scranton to lease Camp St. Andrew to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania

TUNKHANNOCK — The Diocese of Scranton and United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) have announced an agreement for UNC …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

More Luzerne County assessment reductions granted

The Lion Brewery on North Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilkes-Barre recently obtained a $410,700 assessment reduction, Luzerne County records show. The …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Lehman Township Police Department is now out in force 24/7

Lehman Township Police Department is now out in force 24/7

LEHMAN TWP. — An increase in criminal activity inspired a Back Mountain municipality to re-establish its 24-hour police force. For …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre Township Police searching for woman accused of retail theft from Kohl’s

Wilkes-Barre Township Police searching for woman accused of retail theft from Kohl’s

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police are searching for a woman that allegedly stole over $300 in merchandise from Kohl’s. At 1:56 …

February 5th, 2016 |  

In Focus: Something needs to be done – and soon – to save the historic Irem Temple Mosque in Wilkes-Barre

In Focus: Something needs to be done – and soon – to save the historic Irem Temple Mosque in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — When driving over the Market Street Bridge into the city, you can’t help but notice those minarets. They …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Kingston Township police searching for missing man

Kingston Township police searching for missing man

KINGSTON TWP. — Township police are investigating the disappearance of a man that reportedly suffers from mental illness and was …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

Airsoft gun found in student’s bag at Wycallis Elementary School in Dallas School District

DALLAS TWP. — A Wycallis Elementary student is suspended pending an informal hearing for bringing an airsoft gun to school …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Longtime Pittston resident Joan McFadden named grand marshal of city’s annual St. Patrick’s Parade

Longtime Pittston resident Joan McFadden named grand marshal of city’s annual St. Patrick’s Parade

PITTSTON — Pittston resident Joan McFadden loves being around action. She spends many nights at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey games and …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Edwardsville native George Toma has put a Wyoming Valley stamp on all 50 Super Bowl games

Edwardsville native George Toma has put a Wyoming Valley stamp on all 50 Super Bowl games

WILKES-BARRE — George Toma can’t help but inject his Wyoming Valley roots into every conversation. The 87-year-old Toma is once …

February 5th, 2016 |  

As local women travel to Flint, Michigan, to help people affected by water problems, Pennsylvania’s lead problem is linked to paint, not water

As local women travel to Flint, Michigan, to help people affected by water problems, Pennsylvania’s lead problem is linked to paint, not water

KINGSTON — As a local woman and two of her friends drove to Flint, Michigan, to deliver water and money …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

Chelsea Clinton to attend political fundraiser in Back Mountain

Chelsea Clinton to attend political fundraiser in Back Mountain

JACKSON TWP. — Entrepreneur Kris Jones will host a political fundraiser Feb. 15 that includes a visit from Chelsea Clinton. …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Downtown W-B Business members pleased to hear city adding 2 new police officers

Downtown W-B Business members pleased to hear city adding 2 new police officers

WILKES-BARRE — The Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association picked the perfect day to hold its meeting at City Hall — Mayor …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

Witness: Alinsky delayed calling 911

Witness: Alinsky delayed calling 911

WILKES-BARRE — Alleged killer Jessica Alinsky delayed a phone call to 911 after her boyfriend was shot in the face …

February 5th, 2016 updated: February 6th, 2016. |  

Police charge 2 men with loitering at Sherman Hills

Police charge 2 men with loitering at Sherman Hills

WILKES-BARRE — Police said two men entered the Sherman Hills Apartment Complex Thursday around 11:30 p.m. and loitered with no …

February 5th, 2016 |  

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