Kingston woman hosts festive Academy Awards-themed party at her home

Kingston woman hosts festive Academy Awards-themed party at her home

KINGSTON — The woman with the smooth dark hair, pillbox hat and white gloves smiled at the “paparazzi” and said, “I’m we...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Free gun handling class in Exeter popular with first-time participants

Free gun handling class in Exeter popular with first-time participants

EXETER — Michele Ebeling doesn’t own a gun.In fact, she never even touched a gun before Sunday. But after H and H Tactical’s “...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Hundreds gather to pay tribute to late iconic businessman Al Boscov

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to late iconic businessman Al Boscov

READING — When the short-statured business giant passed away on Feb. 10 of this year, one sentiment was clear around the city of Wilkes-Barre: t...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Talker: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis’ image

Talker: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis’ image

VATICAN CITY — God’s love may be free, but the Vatican says it has a copyright on the pope.Unnerved by the proliferation of papal-themed T...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Lottery Numbers for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

Lottery Numbers for Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017

Midday Drawing Pick 2: 5-0Pick 3: 4-7-0Pick 4: 4-5-4-2Pick 5: 8-7-0-9-7Wild: 4Treasure Hunt: 03-07-08-15-26Evening DrawingPick 2: 5-4Pick 3: 2-8-2Pick...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Joseph Wapner, folksy ‘People’s Court’ judge, dies at 97

Joseph Wapner, folksy ‘People’s Court’ judge, dies at 97

Joseph A. Wapner, a retired California judge whose flinty-folksy style of resolving disputes on the show “The People’s Court” helped...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Eagle Scout hopeful leads historic commerce tour of West Pittston

Eagle Scout hopeful leads historic commerce tour of West Pittston

Dominic Dempsey is trying to earn his wings.A member of Boy Scout Troop 352 in West Pittston, Dempsey took a group of about 20 people on a walk throug...

February 26th, 2017 |  


WVW student gets one of 577 ‘Horatio Alger’ scholarships awarded nationwide

WVW student gets one of 577 ‘Horatio Alger’ scholarships awarded nationwide

PLYMOUTH — Sweta Patel is enrolled in three Advanced Placement courses this year in high school, taking a class each semester at Luzerne County ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Tornado touched down in Pittston Township on Saturday, NWS confirms

Tornado touched down in Pittston Township on Saturday, NWS confirms

PITTSTON TWP. — Saturday’s severe weather brought not only thunderstorms, torrential rains and high winds to the Wyoming Valley, but a tor...

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


Lackawanna restaurant inspections Feb. 13 – Feb. 17: grease and missing ceiling tiles

Lackawanna restaurant inspections Feb. 13 – Feb. 17: grease and missing ceiling tiles

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

February 26th, 2017 |