Status of the Columbus statue given at Pittston council meeting

Status of the Columbus statue given at Pittston council meeting

PITTSTON — City Administrator Joe Mozkovitz provided an update on the status of the Christopher Columbus statue at the regular council meeting W...

January 18th, 2017 |  


King’s College gets zoning OK for 2 Wilkes-Barre buildings

King’s College gets zoning OK for 2 Wilkes-Barre buildings

WILKES-BARRE — King’s College received approval Wednesday from the city’s Zoning Hearing Board to proceed with two projects that wil...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Draft report a negative for Wilkes-Barre, budget not balanced for 2016

Draft report a negative for Wilkes-Barre, budget not balanced for 2016

WILKES-BARRE — By the end of last year, the city spent more money than it took in, digging a more than $2.1 million hole, according to a draft o...

January 18th, 2017 |  


WB/Scranton International Airport staff trained on how to stop bleeding

WB/Scranton International Airport staff trained on how to stop bleeding

JENKINS TWP. — A mechanic at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Wednesday traded his toolbox for tourniquets and bandages.Mike S...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Man hospitalized after home invasion, shooting in Wilkes-Barre

Man hospitalized after home invasion, shooting in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating a home invasion that ended with a Hutson Street resident shot multiple times Wednesday morning.Derr...

January 18th, 2017 |  


County council members send governor letter opposing prison closure

County council members send governor letter opposing prison closure

A Luzerne County Council majority sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday urging him to keep the State Correctional Institute at Retreat...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area won’t exceed Act 1 limit, 3.4 percent

Pittston Area won’t exceed Act 1 limit, 3.4 percent

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area School Board voted not to seek an exemption from the Act 1 Taxpayers Relief Act at its monthly meeting Tuesday ni...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Barletta can’t wait to see Trump in office

Barletta can’t wait to see Trump in office

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta had a dentist’s appointment Wednesday, so it should be even easier to notice Barletta smiling in the...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Seniors learn about safe driving in winter weather

Seniors learn about safe driving in winter weather

KINGSTON — Area senior citizens learned about “the three P’s” of driving in winter weather Wednesday during a lecture at the K...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is expected to vote on a measure to allow semi-automatic rifles to be used in several hunting seasons, including deer...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |