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Revised proposal presented for housing project in Dorrance Township

Revised proposal presented for housing project in Dorrance Township

DORRANCE TWP. — Township supervisors on Monday heard a revised proposal for a major housing development planned in the the …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Son of Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief headed to higher court on arson charge

Son of Wilkes-Barre Township fire chief headed to higher court on arson charge

WILKES-BARRE TWP. —Richard Hart, a volunteer firefighter and son of the township’s fire chief, is heading to county court on …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Scranton diner Linda Kay’s featured on Food Network’s “American Diner Revival”

Scranton diner Linda Kay’s featured on Food Network’s “American Diner Revival”

SCRANTON — Linda Smith has been in the restaurant business for 35 years. Her once-successful diner, Linda Kay’s, experienced hard …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Defense in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial unveils tip from doctor, calls for mistrial

Defense in Jessica Alinsky homicide trial unveils tip from doctor, calls for mistrial

WILKES-BARRE — Defense attorneys Tuesday requested a mistrial in the homicide trial of Jessica Lynn Alinsky, claiming testimony by one …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Dallas School District to receive $5,000 grant from Lowe’s to build a fitness, playground center

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District received a $5,000 grant from Lowe’s Toolbox for Education to build an Early Childhood …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Teenager charged after allegedly covering smoke alarms in dormitory with tape

Teenager charged after allegedly covering smoke alarms in dormitory with tape

WILKES-BARRE — Matthew Vanderham, 19, is facing charges regarding fire code violations after police allege that he covered smoke detectors …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Amid controversy, Frank Sciabacucchi will fill unexpired supervisor term of the late Joseph Adams Sr. in Pittston Township

PITTSTON TWP. — Township resident Frank Sciabacucchi was chosen during a special meeting Monday to fill the remainder of the …

February 9th, 2016 |  

SIAMO: Italian American Heritage Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania launches monthly Italian conversation groups in Scranton

SIAMO: Italian American Heritage Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania launches monthly Italian conversation groups in Scranton

SCRANTON — It all started at Dino and Francesco’s, a small pizza and pasta house in Clarks Summit. Stephanie Longo, …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Police: Man attacked person with a beer bottle

Police: Man attacked person with a beer bottle

WILKES-BARRE — Police have charged Adam Crowley, 32, of South River Street with simple assault after police say he attacked …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Average gas prices for Feb. 9

Average gas prices for Feb. 9

The local and state average gas prices held the line overnight, while the national average dipped slightly. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Snow, colder temperatures expected as the week rolls on

Snow, colder temperatures expected as the week rolls on

The Wyoming Valley could see some snow over the next couple of days, and temperatures are expected to plunge closer …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Areas of minor, heavy traffic congestion reported this morning

Areas of minor, heavy traffic congestion reported this morning

The morning commute into work and school could be delayed by some areas of scattered minor and heavy traffic congestion. …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Luzerne County Council to approve $65,000 in recreation grants

Luzerne County Council to approve $65,000 in recreation grants

Ten entities are set to receive a combined $65,000 for Luzerne County recreation projects, from trail improvements to new playground …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Bear Creek Charter files suit with state for $104,000 due from school districts

Bear Creek Charter files suit with state for $104,000 due from school districts

BEAR CREEK TWP. — Bear Creek Community Charter School has joined a growing number of charter schools launching legal action …

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Walter Griffith’s email brings Richard Wren’s trial against Luzerne County to a halt

Walter Griffith’s email brings Richard Wren’s trial against Luzerne County to a halt

A last-minute email from former Luzerne County controller Walter Griffith brought a temporary halt to Richard Wren’s federal trial, which …

February 8th, 2016 |  

W-B Area School Board to negotiate leasing Times Leader building; superintendent announces retirement

W-B Area School Board to negotiate leasing Times Leader building; superintendent announces retirement

WILKES-BARRE — Within minutes, the future of Wilkes-Barre Area School District shifted sharply Monday night. The School Board voted 7-2 …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Dallas area residents rally to oppose roundabout

DALLAS — Over 100 concerned residents met at Pizza Bella on Monday night in an effort to prevent the construction …

February 8th, 2016 |  

And the fate of Coughlin High School Students is …

And the fate of Coughlin High School Students is …

WILKES-BARRE — After taking some flack for not including it on the agenda, the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board voted Monday …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Caregiver pleads guilty to stealing over $250K from 98-year-old Dallas woman

Caregiver pleads guilty to stealing over $250K from 98-year-old Dallas woman

WILKES-BARRE — A Luzerne woman pleaded guilty Monday to charges she stole over a quarter of a million dollars while …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

Hazleton council members, chief weigh in on funding for additional police officers

Hazleton council members, chief weigh in on funding for additional police officers

HAZLETON — Mayor Jeffrey Cusat, city council members and Interim Police Chief Jerry Speziale all agree that more police officers …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 8th, 2016. |  

PennEast Pipeline’s eminent domain offers unacceptable by some Back Mountain residents

PennEast Pipeline’s eminent domain offers unacceptable by some Back Mountain residents

KINGSTON TWP. — Concerned Citizens Against the PennEast Pipeline will hold a “Tearing of the Offers” event Friday. The grassroots …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Convicted murderer James Roche appeals sentence

Convicted murderer James Roche appeals sentence

WILKES-BARRE — James Roche, sentenced in the April 2014 shooting deaths of Ronald “Barney” Evans and his son, Jeffrey Evans, …

February 8th, 2016 |  

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