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Kingston Pool celebrates 50 years of fun

Kingston Pool celebrates 50 years of fun

KINGSTON — The Kingston Pool celebrated its 50th anniversary Saturday with a little music, a little rain and a whole …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 1st, 2015. |  

Event offers fun, games and financial literacy lessons

Event offers fun, games and financial literacy lessons

PLAINS TWP. — The Cross Valley Federal Credit Union took an unusual approach to teaching youngsters financial literacy Saturday. The …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Susquehanna provides backdrop for yoga class

Susquehanna provides backdrop for yoga class

WILKES-BARRE — Baby cobra. Warrior II. Three-legged dog. These were just some of the poses completed by more than 40 …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Encampment gives public taste of 1860s

Encampment gives public taste of 1860s

WYOMING — Walking onto the grounds of the Swetland Homestead this weekend is as close as one will get to …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Consumer Watchdog: Pool company makes good on faulty liner

Consumer Watchdog: Pool company makes good on faulty liner

Three years ago Frank and Donna Siene’s son, Tony, surprised his parents with a spiffy new in-ground swimming pool for …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Benton issues ‘Quality of Life’ tickets to those who don’t mow their lawns

Benton issues ‘Quality of Life’ tickets to those who don’t mow their lawns

BENTON — The borough has begun issuing “Quality of Life” tickets to property owners who don’t keep their lawns mowed. …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Historic Ashley Planes property about to go on auction block

Historic Ashley Planes property about to go on auction block

Mike Dziak was surprised and concerned when he saw a 112-acre tract that played a vital role in the Wyoming …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 1st, 2015. |  

Man motionless on curb OD’d twice on ‘spice,’ police say

WILKES-BARRE — A man released from a hospital for an earlier overdose on “spice” lit up another cigarette of the …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 1st, 2015. |  

Zeroing In: Wilkes-Barre City Council should rethink sewer authority decision

Zeroing In: Wilkes-Barre City Council should rethink sewer authority decision

Do four Wilkes-Barre council members really have all the information they need before committing the city to yet another municipal …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Man arrested after report of shots fired in Hazleton

HAZLETON — Police Saturday said Claudio Jose Santana-Colon, 29, of Hazleton faces a gun charge after a report of gunshots …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Kidnapping suspect arrested in Wilkes-Barre, abducted girl unharmed and returned to family

Kidnapping suspect arrested in Wilkes-Barre, abducted girl unharmed and returned to family

WILKES-BARRE — The search for a 16-year-old girl kidnapped at gunpoint outside her home ended early Saturday with the capture …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Burgit plans to open taxi company in Scranton

Burgit plans to open taxi company in Scranton

WILKES-BARRE — The owner of Burgit Taxi Co. in Wilkes-Barre plans to open a new taxi company in Scranton with …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police: Woman dragged 30 feet in Wilkes-Barre carjacking

Police: Woman dragged 30 feet in Wilkes-Barre carjacking

WILKES-BARRE — A woman was dragged 30 feet as she attempted to stop a Kingston man from stealing her vehicle …

July 31st, 2015 |  

A birthday celebration of smiles, balloons and sirens in Forty Fort

A birthday celebration of smiles, balloons and sirens in Forty Fort

FORTY FORT — On Friday morning Kingston Fire Department’s ladder truck arrived at a residence on Welles Street — not …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre receives a dozen bids for electronic credit card processing plan

Wilkes-Barre receives a dozen bids for electronic credit card processing plan

WILKES-BARRE — The city on Friday received interest from a dozen vendors seeking to become its provider for services that …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

Three years ago, Tim Schoen was a sports reporter intern covering Penn State football games for the Altoona Mirror and …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

King’s joins LCCC, Wilkes University in arming security guards

WILKES-BARRE — As of Monday, King’s College will be the third Luzerne County institution of higher education with armed security …

July 31st, 2015 |  

PFA hearing involving Dupont police chief continued

PFA hearing involving Dupont police chief continued

SCRANTON — After a verbal resolution between Dupont Police Chief Sean Murray and a woman who filed a protection from …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

During the time they spend tending the vibrant gardens flanking their school, the students of the Graham Academy aren’t thinking …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Diesel Technician jobs are in demand and growing, especially in Northeastern Pennsylvania. But — currently — there is a shortage …

July 31st, 2015 |  

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — You can come up with your own joke or cute comment about the two deer that burst through …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for July 31

Average gas prices for July 31

The local average gas price continued to drop overnight, while the state and national averages held steady. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

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