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Attorney challenges Wilkes-Barre Area School Board to answer 10 questions on school project

Attorney challenges Wilkes-Barre Area School Board to answer 10 questions on school project

WILKES-BARRE — Two groups of people attending a public event in opposition to Wilkes-Barre Area School District’s consolidation plan may …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Victims of overdoses remembered at Kirby Park event

Victims of overdoses remembered at Kirby Park event

WILKES-BARRE — Love the addict, hate the disease. A simple message, but one that Guy Coxe, of Hazleton, thinks embodied …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Edward R. Maier is doing what he loves — making beer

Edward R. Maier is doing what he loves — making beer

Edward R. Maier can joke about having beer in his veins — his great-great-grandfather was Charles Stegmaier, founder of Stegmaier …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Saying goodbye to an old friend

Saying goodbye to an old friend

EXETER TWP. — Ruth Eyet was baptized at the Dymond Hollow United Methodist Church when she was 13 years old. …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Opinions differ on danger presented by Coxton railroad bridge

Opinions differ on danger presented by Coxton railroad bridge

Just how much of a risk is the crumbling Coxton railroad bridge owned by a company associated with jailed businessman …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Luzerne County restaurant inspections: Aug. 13-19

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

August 30th, 2015 |  

Nanticoke woman charged with DUI, endangerment of a child

NANTICOKE — A Nanticoke woman is facing multiple charges after driving her child to a Turkey Hill for candy while …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Police: Brooklyn man wanted in Monroe County charged after pursuit

Police: Brooklyn man wanted in Monroe County charged after pursuit

PLAINS TWP. — A man from Brooklyn was arrested after he initiated a pursuit with police that ended with a …

August 30th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

Man charged after foot chase

Man charged after foot chase

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Jason T. Caruso, 23, of West Ross Street, Wilkes-Barre, after he attempted to escape custody …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Police: Men allegedly on spice found stumbling in the streets

Police: Men allegedly on spice found stumbling in the streets

WILKES-BARRE — Police said Brian Malkemes, 27, Wilkes-Barre, was observed stumbling at 3 p.m. last Monday in the area of …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Sunshine, hotter temperatures expected this week

Sunshine, hotter temperatures expected this week

A slight chance for rain will return to the Wyoming Valley today, but sunshine and hot temperatures will return for …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Traffic report for Aug. 30

Traffic report for Aug. 30

Whether you’re heading out to church or out to breakfast, traffic should not interfere with those morning plans. Free-flowing traffic …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Frank Michaels will remain on council for the time being

FORTY FORT — Despite being charged Friday with perjury and child endangerment, Frank J. Michaels, 67, will retain his seat …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

Larry Holmes delivers knockout at Polish American Veterans Club

Larry Holmes delivers knockout at Polish American Veterans Club

PLAINS TWP. — Larry Holmes, “The Easton Assassin,” said he came home Saturday when he stopped by the Polish American …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 30th, 2015. |  

For handicapped motorists, parking in Luzerne County an ongoing obstacle

For handicapped motorists, parking in Luzerne County an ongoing obstacle

Treat your disability as a privilege, Cathy Fusco has been told. After all, someone once said, just look at the …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

Event raises funds, awareness of ALS

Event raises funds, awareness of ALS

HUGHESTOWN — More than 100 attendees enjoyed dinner, fun activities and camaraderie on Saturday for the sixth annual PALS of …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Racers finally have their day on river

Racers finally have their day on river

WILKES-BARRE — In the quiet of Saturday morning, the scene was peaceful and serene overlooking the Susquehanna River. At Nesbitt …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Misericordia students pitch in

Misericordia students pitch in

HARVEYS LAKE – Picking wool to prepare it for spinning, Brooke Nelson gained a new appreciation for the work behind …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Moose Lodge helps West Pittston bid farewell to summer with block party

Moose Lodge helps West Pittston bid farewell to summer with block party

WEST PITTSTON — An end-of-summer block party hosted by Moose Lodge No. 1207 brought a spirit of fun and entertainment …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

Zeroing In: SOS group to offer some answers at public meeting Sunday

Zeroing In: SOS group to offer some answers at public meeting Sunday

In May, Wilkes-Barre Area School Board President Lou Elmy joked that the district’s plan to build a new high school …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

‘Pep rally’ celebrates back-to-school at Wyoming Valley Mall

‘Pep rally’ celebrates back-to-school at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — It’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least for parents. And in celebration of the …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Consumer Watchdog: And the schemes just keep on coming

Consumer Watchdog: And the schemes just keep on coming

As I wrote last week, schemes that prey on consumers are a dime a dozen and there’s no shortage of …

August 29th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

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