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Man dressed as Statue of Liberty arrested on warrant

Man dressed as Statue of Liberty arrested on warrant

WILKES-BARRE — A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty was arrested Sunday downtown. Police say Keith Irace, 43, of …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Police: Men climbed utility pole to check cable connection in time for Super Bowl

Police: Men climbed utility pole to check cable connection in time for Super Bowl

HANOVER TWP. — Two men are facing charges after they allegedly climbed a utility pole along Everhart Street at 7:10 …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Police: Advertiser dressed in Statue of Liberty costume arrested on a warrant

Police: Advertiser dressed in Statue of Liberty costume arrested on a warrant

WILKES-BARRE — A man dressed as the Statue of Liberty advertising for a local tax return company was arrested by …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Frontman of the Old 97s and accomplished solo artist Rhett Miller coming to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Frontman of the Old 97s and accomplished solo artist Rhett Miller coming to F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

Singer-songwriter Rhett Miller is known as the frontman for the alternative country quartet Old 97s, but throughout almost 25 years …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Kingston Police searching for man accused of stealing lottery tickets

Kingston Police searching for man accused of stealing lottery tickets

KINGSTON — Police are searching for a man they say stole lottery tickets from the Sunoco Gas Station on Wyoming …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Behind the Business: Chocolates have always been a passion for chocolatier Mary L. Hepner

Behind the Business: Chocolates have always been a passion for chocolatier Mary L. Hepner

SHAVERTOWN — From ballet to chocolate, Mary L. Hepner was always passionate about something. A head-on car crash forever changed …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Northeast Pennsylvania residents working with Operation Honduras make a difference in the lives of needy children

Northeast Pennsylvania residents working with Operation Honduras make a difference in the lives of needy children

WILKES-BARRE — “An adventure.” That’s how Jim Davenport, of Dunmore, founder of Operation Honduras, described an upcoming trip to Honduras. …

February 7th, 2016 |  

AAA Mid-Atlantic: National average gas price under $2 for over a month

AAA Mid-Atlantic: National average gas price under $2 for over a month

WILKES-BARRE — The national average gas prices has spent 37 consecutive days below the $2-mark, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. That …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Police: Intoxicated man came to police headquarters, became irate

Police: Intoxicated man came to police headquarters, became irate

WILKES-BARRE — An Ashley man is facing charges after city police say he came to police head quarters intoxicated early …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Snow predicted for the beginning of the week

Snow predicted for the beginning of the week

Sunshine is expected to wrap up the weekend today, but snow is expected as the new week progresses. The National …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Traffic at a minimum this morning

Traffic at a minimum this morning

Whether the morning plans include a trip to church or activities with the family, traffic is at a minimum this …

February 7th, 2016 |  

Trio faces charges for allegedly attempting to break into cars

PLAINS TWP. — A Wilkes-Barre man and two juveniles faces charges after allegedly attempting to break into parked cars at …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Daughters of the American Revolution open time capsule from 1922

Daughters of the American Revolution open time capsule from 1922

WEST PITTSTON — A time capsule dating back to 1922 was opened on Saturday in West Pittston, providing an opportunity …

February 6th, 2016 updated: February 7th, 2016. |  

Quilt displayed at Osterhout Library recalls Underground Railroad

WILKES-BARRE — When Olivemae Lewis began quilting, she never dreamt that one of her creations would be a true stitch …

February 6th, 2016 updated: February 6th, 2016. |  

Tom Tigue remembered as “humble”, “straight shooter”

Tom Tigue remembered as “humble”, “straight shooter”

PITTSTON — Thomas Tigue was remembered for being humble and a straight shooter at a funeral service Saturday morning. Tigue, …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Two charged with drug possession

WILKES-BARRE — Police charged two with drug possession after a traffic stop on South Main Street at 12:51 p.m. on …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Woman charged with trespassing at Sherman Hills

WILKES-BARRE — Police have charged a woman after she allegedly trespassed in the Sherman Hills at 10:51 p.m. on Friday. …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Zeroing In: Army vet John Nolan and his faithful companion are back home in Shavertown

Zeroing In: Army vet John Nolan and his faithful companion are back home in Shavertown

This is the story of a man and his best friend, a friend he credits with saving his life. Without …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Consumer Watchdog: Customer getting hot about waiting for furnace

Consumer Watchdog: Customer getting hot about waiting for furnace

If you’re a homeowner, chances are, at some point, you’re going to hire someone to perform repairs on or make …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Police: Off-duty officer saw pair injecting heroin in parking lot

Police: Off-duty officer saw pair injecting heroin in parking lot

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Keith Marr and Erica Neyhard are facing drug possession charges after an off-duty police officer from Hanover …

February 6th, 2016 updated: February 7th, 2016. |  

Man charged after allegedly fleeing police

Man charged after allegedly fleeing police

WILKES-BARRE —Police have charged Desmond Lissone, 38, of Wilkes-Barre after he allegedly fled police in the area of West Northampton …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Cafeteria reboot: School lunch morphs to suit sophisticated palates, new laws

Cafeteria reboot: School lunch morphs to suit sophisticated palates, new laws

DALLAS — It’s Stromboli Day and Mary Artsma is heating tray after tray of the stuff she’s been making for …

February 6th, 2016 |  

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