Proposed organ donor legislation concerns Luzerne County Coroner

Proposed organ donor legislation concerns Luzerne County Coroner

In the old days, the Luzerne County Coroner’s Office automatically refused to accommodate organ donor requests if there was a chance the decease...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Geisinger Health System to aquire The Commonwealth Medical College

Geisinger Health System to aquire The Commonwealth Medical College

SCRANTON — Geisinger Health System announced during a news conference Wednesday afternoon its plan to acquire The Commonwealth Medical College (...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Clinton shares plans for opioid addiction problem

Clinton shares plans for opioid addiction problem

Hillary Clinton has weighed in about the issue of addiction, promising to proactively address opioid use and abuse if elected.Mayors from across the s...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Visiting priest hoping to find ‘new friends’ to help poor children in India

Visiting priest hoping to find ‘new friends’ to help poor children in India

KINGSTON — Father Antony Vailatt said more than 100 trains arrive daily in Bangalore, South India, where his Salesians of Don Bosco of the Sacre...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: Learning about myself from behind the lens

Beyond the Byline: Learning about myself from behind the lens

I remember the day as if it had been yesterday.I had set up a day and time I could come to the Times Leader for an interview. I was coming from the ot...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Wilkes-Barre man charged with rape

Wilkes-Barre man charged with rape

PITTSTON — A Wilkes-Barre man who stands accused of raping a Dupont woman in September, was arraigned on Wednesday.According to an affidavit, a ...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Update: Elementary school shooter killed father before rampage

Update: Elementary school shooter killed father before rampage

TOWNVILLE, S.C. — A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgu...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint

Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednes...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Ashley police warn about leaving valuables in cars

Ashley police warn about leaving valuables in cars

ASHLEY — After a string of vehicular break-ins, borough police are advising residents to keep car doors locked and valuables out of sight.Raymon...

September 28th, 2016 |  


PA American Water: Opening of valves may cause temporary water discoloration, no new breaks

PA American Water: Opening of valves may cause temporary water discoloration, no new breaks

Rumors of water main breaks on the West Side are just rumors.On Wednesday, crews from Pennsylvania American Water opened valves that had been closed o...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |