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Disinterment of remains from condemned mausoleum in Plains Township successful

PLAINS TWP. — A man who wanted his father’s remains exhumed from a condemned mausoleum in the township finally got …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Wilkes-Barre Council says ‘No’ to property tax hike, but Mayor George still looking at cuts to balance budget

Wilkes-Barre Council says ‘No’ to property tax hike, but Mayor George still looking at cuts to balance budget

WILKES-BARRE — The city council Thursday night shot down Mayor Tony George’s amended budget, sparing residents a property tax hike …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

In Focus: Phylicia’s memory still warm on a frigid night

In Focus: Phylicia’s memory still warm on a frigid night

NANTICOKE — On a frigid Thursday night at Patriot Square, the memory of Phylicia Thomas remained warm in the hearts …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

From Panama to Wyoming Valley: Central American minister signs deal with Wilkes

From Panama to Wyoming Valley: Central American minister signs deal with Wilkes

WILKES-BARRE — In the stately surroundings of Weckesser Hall, Wilkes University President Patrick Leahy and Panama Education Minister Marcela Paredes …

February 11th, 2016 |  

The future of the Keystone state, and of flying eggs

The future of the Keystone state, and of flying eggs

KINGSTON — There were fine ideas from the high school students at Thursday’s regional Governor’s STEM Competition: Running heated waste …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Misericordia University’s Relay For Life scheduled for April 15 and 16

Misericordia University’s Relay For Life scheduled for April 15 and 16

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University students hope to tie the campus and the community together with the sixth annual Relay …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Lt. Gov. Mike Stacks tours The Commonwealth Medical Building in Scranton

Lt. Gov. Mike Stacks tours The Commonwealth Medical Building in Scranton

SCRANTON — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack visited The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) in Scranton Thursday afternoon to tour the …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Kingston Township supervisors take action to remove blighted properties, install security equipment

KINGSTON TWP. — Supervisors approved a motion authorizing the township manager, solicitor and zoning officer to proceed with the demolition …

February 11th, 2016 |  

New tenant coming to WB Parking Authority-owned commercial space on South Main Street

WILKES-BARRE — A new business is moving into the former Maers BBQ off the Square on South Main Street and …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Wind Chill Watch issued for Luzerne County, NEPA, South Central New York

Wind Chill Watch issued for Luzerne County, NEPA, South Central New York

A Wind Chill Watch has been issued for Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties and the rest of Northeastern Pennsylvania along …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Philadelphia police union boycotts Dorney Park over treatment of special needs worker

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — One of the country’s largest police unions is refusing to hold its annual picnic at Dorney …

February 11th, 2016 |  

The Main Bean in Luzerne serves up a coffee house feel alongside food and fellowship

The Main Bean in Luzerne serves up a coffee house feel alongside food and fellowship

LUZERNE — The Main Bean on Main Street in Luzerne brings a coffee house feel to a unique menu. Jim …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Tis the season for Lenten fish fry dinners in Northeastern Pennsylvania; St. Andre Bessette Parish has one of the first

Tis the season for Lenten fish fry dinners in Northeastern Pennsylvania; St. Andre Bessette Parish has one of the first

WILKES-BARRE — Pat Baran stepped into the church hall at St. Andre Bessette Parish late Ash Wednesday afternoon, spotted Jackie …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Jurors to deliberate Jessica Alinsky’s fate without the accused killer’s testimony

Jurors to deliberate Jessica Alinsky’s fate without the accused killer’s testimony

WILKES-BARRE — When jurors begin considering Friday the fate of accused murderer Jessica Lynn Alinsky, it will be without the …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

Wyoming Valley West Board of directors honors students who have overcome challenges

KINGSTON — At Wednesday night’s school board meeting, Wyoming Valley West School District Superintendent Charles Suppon invited board members to …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Hazleton resident charged with distributing heroin

Hazleton resident charged with distributing heroin

SCRANTON — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that on Feb. 9, a …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Throwback Thursday: Fourth-graders learn about the Persian Gulf War in February 1991

Throwback Thursday: Fourth-graders learn about the Persian Gulf War in February 1991

FORTY FORT — In this Times Leader file photo, printed on Feb. 12, 1991, fourth-grade students at Wyoming Seminary Lower …

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  

3 arrested following drug deal on Schechter Drive

3 arrested following drug deal on Schechter Drive

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police arrested Jerimiah Smith, 18, of Philadelphia; Matthew Karpinski, 37, of Dallas; and, Joseph Lukas, 38, of …

February 11th, 2016 |  

5 things you need to know about PennDOT’s elimination of registration stickers

HARRISBURG — PennDOT says it will eliminate the use of registration stickers beginning January 1, 2017, and automated license plate …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Police seeking information on lottery thief

Police seeking information on lottery thief

KINGSTON — Police are investigating the theft of lottery tickets from the Sunoco Gas Station at Wyoming Avenue and Northampton …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Man arrested for breaking into Sans Souci trailer home

Man arrested for breaking into Sans Souci trailer home

HANOVER TWP. — Jonathan Robert Gayeski, 21 of East Poplar Street, West Nanticoke, was arrested late Wednesday evening after reportedly …

February 11th, 2016 |  

Hanover Twp. man arrested for violating PFA

Hanover Twp. man arrested for violating PFA

HANOVER TWP. — Police arrested Eric Czock, 32 of Lee Park Avenue, early Wednesday evening on criminal contempt after violating …

February 11th, 2016 |  

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