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Life-saving medication reversing drug overdoses, saving lives in Luzerne County

Life-saving medication reversing drug overdoses, saving lives in Luzerne County

Nine drug users on the brink of death were brought back to life in Luzerne County since state and local …

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

Judge won’t allow 5-year-old’s prior sexual history at child-rape trial

Judge won’t allow 5-year-old’s prior sexual history at child-rape trial

WILKES-BARRE — Evidence of a 5-year-old’s alleged prior sexual conduct will not be admitted in court. A Luzerne County judge …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Attorney: Absent investor not a big part of fight against Wilkes-Barre Area consolidation

Attorney: Absent investor not a big part of fight against Wilkes-Barre Area consolidation

WILKES-BARRE — An inability to reach the man who proposed private funding for Wilkes-Barre Area School District construction may be …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Donations to save home leave 91-year-old Wilkes-Barre Township man speechless

Donations to save home leave 91-year-old Wilkes-Barre Township man speechless

Ninety-one-year-old Abram Belles bowed his head and exhibited a rare moment of speechlessness when the subject of donations came up. …

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

Biden thanks longtime Wilkes-Barre Twp. committeewoman for service to Democratic Party

Biden thanks longtime Wilkes-Barre Twp. committeewoman for service to Democratic Party

WILKES-BARRE — After serving for more than 60 years as a Democratic committeewoman, 91-year-old Bernice Sakaduski of Wilkes-Barre Township got …

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

Luzerne County man named director of Pa.’s largest tech high school

Luzerne County man named director of Pa.’s largest tech high school

SCHNECKSVILLE — Lehigh Career & Technical Institute officials have named a Luzerne County resident and former Wilkes-Barre Area School District …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Geisinger makes $7.1 million investment at its South Wilkes-Barre facility

Geisinger makes $7.1 million investment at its South Wilkes-Barre facility

WILKES-BARRE — Geisinger Health System Monday showed off its new $7.1 million short stay unit and surgical suite at the …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Charges dismissed against four Exeter Township officials

Charges dismissed against four Exeter Township officials

SWOYERSVILLE — A district judge on Monday dismissed all charges against four Exeter Township supervisors accused by the state Office …

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

Wyoming Valley West mulling $48 million in construction

Wyoming Valley West mulling $48 million in construction

KINGSTON — Though not anticipating any construction in the foreseeable future, Wyoming Valley West submitted paperwork to the state Department …

August 31st, 2015 |  

PennDOT announces safety breaks at rest areas for the Labor Day weekend

PennDOT announces safety breaks at rest areas for the Labor Day weekend

DUNMORE — PennDOT is encouraging motorists traveling through northeastern Pennsylvania to take a safety break at interstate rest areas over …

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

Two doctors who want to make Scranton a little bit happier open Adezzo

Two doctors who want to make Scranton a little bit happier open Adezzo

SCRANTON — Doctors Robert Paulino and Mladen Jecmenica felt compelled to provide cheer for the community when Scranton was named …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Theft and burglary spurred by drug use earn man two years in program

WILKES-BARRE — A Hazleton area man who admitted to theft charges has a chance to serve his sentence in a …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Boback announces constituent outreach hours for September

Boback announces constituent outreach hours for September

DALLAS — In order to address questions and concerns of residents of the 117th Legislative District, state Rep. Karen Boback, …

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

King’s College to host ‘Ferguson’ forum next week

King’s College to host ‘Ferguson’ forum next week

WILKES-BARRE — King’s College will host a panel discussion on questions of race and social justice in the wake of …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing to offer sign language courses

Scranton School for Deaf and Hard of Hearing to offer sign language courses

SCRANTON – The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Children will promote greater understanding of deaf culture, advancing …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Remembering the first day of school a long time ago

Remembering the first day of school a long time ago

The first day of school means a lot to a lot of people. My first day was anything but good. …

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

They’re baaack! Students return to school

They’re baaack! Students return to school

HANOVER TWP. — On the sidewalk, Dave Zadzura admitted to playing hooky — er, taking a day off — from …

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

Teens arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles

Teens arrested for allegedly breaking into vehicles

WILKES-BARRE — Police arrested three teenagers after they were found allegedly seen breaking into cars on Saturday night. An officer …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Sunshine, some rain possible this week

Sunshine, some rain possible this week

Sunshine will generally dominate the forecast this week, but there will be some opportunities for rain. The National Weather Service …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Update: I-81 south single-lane restriction lifted

Update: I-81 south single-lane restriction lifted

NANTICOKE — PennDOT officials have announced that the single-lane restriction has been lifted. Original story Emergency bridge repairs will restrict …

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

Traffic report for Aug. 31

Traffic report for Aug. 31

Some scattered areas of minor and heavy congestion could add a couple of minutes onto the morning commute. Free-flowing traffic …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Lottery Numbers for Sunday, Aug. 30.

Midday Drawing: Pick 2: 8-8 Pick 3: 3-8-5 Pick 4: 7-1-8-6 Pick 5: 4-4-7-9-0 Treasure Hunt: 02-03-04-22-26 Evening Drawing Pick …

August 30th, 2015 |  

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