Our view: Municipalities are wise to prepare us for active shooters

Our view: Municipalities are wise to prepare us for active shooters

It’s too bad it’s come to this, but we’re glad to see officials in small towns setting up active-shooter presentations.None of us wa...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Severe weather accompanies record-breaking temps in Northeast Pennsylvania

Severe weather accompanies record-breaking temps in Northeast Pennsylvania

Record-breaking high temperatures on Saturday accompanied torrential rain, thunderstorms, flash flooding and possibly tornadoes in the region that led...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Spin 4 Life successful at new home; event founder accomplishes riding goal

Spin 4 Life successful at new home; event founder accomplishes riding goal

WILKES-BARRE — An event celebrating its 16th year does so in a new home this year — Odyssey Fitness in Wilkes-Barre, bringing the spin-cla...

February 25th, 2017 |  


American Cancer Society Hazleton chapter telethon educates, entertains

American Cancer Society Hazleton chapter telethon educates, entertains

HAZLETON — Mary Parrell made her way into the American Cancer Society Telethon on Saturday to spend time with friends, enjoy a variety of entert...

February 25th, 2017 |  


‘Brewga’ class combines beer, yoga at Susquehanna Brewing Company

‘Brewga’ class combines beer, yoga at Susquehanna Brewing Company

Normally when one thinks of beer, accompanying thoughts typically don’t correlate with yoga.However, two local businesses have found a way to me...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Beware the line-jumper and mind your manners

Beyond the Byline: Beware the line-jumper and mind your manners

WILKES-BARRE — So, I’m standing in line at a coffee shop the other day when a young, college-aged girl walks in to meet her friends.Now I&...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Public invited to Wilkes-Barre forum on training for local workers

Public invited to Wilkes-Barre forum on training for local workers

WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week invited local residents, along with community, business and education le...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Tornado, thunderstorm warnings placed on area

Tornado, thunderstorm warnings placed on area

The National Weather service has issued a third severe weather warning for both Luzerne and Lackawanna counties.At approximately 3:22 p.m. The NWS iss...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Live stream available for Albert Boscov’s memorial service

Live stream available for Albert Boscov’s memorial service

A memorial service for retail giant Albert Boscov will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at the Santander Arena in Reading.For those who are unable to make the tr...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Luzerne restaurant inspections Feb. 13-17: Dead roaches and over 150 rodent droppings

Luzerne restaurant inspections Feb. 13-17: Dead roaches and over 150 rodent droppings

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

February 25th, 2017 |