Suspended W-B Area teacher worked at Coughlin High School Mackin site

Suspended W-B Area teacher worked at Coughlin High School Mackin site

WILKES-BARRE — The Wilkes-Barre Area teacher recently suspended for a classroom incident worked at Coughlin High School, at the Mackin Building ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


A first: Three women at King’s heading to Notre Dame engineering program

A first: Three women at King’s heading to Notre Dame engineering program

WILKES-BARRE — On the one hand, Elizabeth George feels like any another science major at King’s College; her gender means little, if anyth...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Audit rips accounting in Pennsylvania jobless benefit system

Audit rips accounting in Pennsylvania jobless benefit system

Auditor General DePasquale Tuesday said an audit has found major accounting and oversight problems in the state’s unemployment compensation syst...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Harveys Lake council member’s DUI charge not addressed during meeting

Harveys Lake council member’s DUI charge not addressed during meeting

HARVEYS LAKE — Borough councilman Thomas Kehler took his seat at council’s regular meeting this week despite pending DUI charges.The DUI c...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Citing ‘overwhelming’ evidence of guilt, judge denies killer’s latest appeal

Citing ‘overwhelming’ evidence of guilt, judge denies killer’s latest appeal

WILKES-BARRE — A city man convicted of first-degree murder for beating a Plymouth man to death saw his latest appeal denied last week by the jud...

April 25th, 2017 |  


West Side Tech teacher warns against changing art, music courses

West Side Tech teacher warns against changing art, music courses

PRINGLE — A veteran art teacher this week implored the West Side Career & Technology Center’s Joint Operating Committee not to allow a...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Yudichak task force resolution moves forward in Senate

Yudichak task force resolution moves forward in Senate

A resolution that calls for the Pennsylvania Senate to establish a bipartisan task force on lead exposure was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Sena...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


JCC to show documentary featuring Jewish-American airman from Wilkes-Barre

JCC to show documentary featuring Jewish-American airman from Wilkes-Barre

Lew Lenart’s life story is the stuff movies are made of, according to a story in the Times Leader’s archives.And thanks to a member of the...

April 25th, 2017 |  


State lawmakers eye more changes to high school graduation exams

State lawmakers eye more changes to high school graduation exams

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More bills are emerging in the Pennsylvania Legislature to end or loosen a requirement that students pass the Keystone Ex...

April 25th, 2017 |