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Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

During the time they spend tending the vibrant gardens flanking their school, the students of the Graham Academy aren’t thinking …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Diesel Technician jobs are in demand and growing, especially in Northeastern Pennsylvania. But — currently — there is a shortage …

July 31st, 2015 |  

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — You can come up with your own joke or cute comment about the two deer that burst through …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for July 31

Average gas prices for July 31

The local average gas price continued to drop overnight, while the state and national averages held steady. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Luke Bryan attracts record-breaking crowd at Montage Mountain

Luke Bryan attracts record-breaking crowd at Montage Mountain

MOOSIC — The last time Luke Bryan was in the area, he sold out the Mohegan Sun Arena in a …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Blues powerhouse Matt Andersen to perform at Kirby Center

Blues powerhouse Matt Andersen to perform at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — Blues performer Matt Andersen will bring his soulful voice to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police: Wilkes-Barre teen kidnapped at gunpoint by ex-boyfriend

Police: Wilkes-Barre teen kidnapped at gunpoint by ex-boyfriend

WILKES-BARRE — A man at the accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint has a history of physically abusing …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms possible this weekend

Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms possible this weekend

Aside from a slight chance of rain, this weekend should bring sunny skies and slightly cooler temperatures. The National Weather …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Traffic report for July 31

Traffic report for July 31

Aside from some isolated areas of congestion, it should be a smooth ride into work this morning. Free-flowing traffic is …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police, public get facts on police regionalization study for five Pittston area towns

Police, public get facts on police regionalization study for five Pittston area towns

DUPONT — Several police officers from Pittston Township and Jenkins Township attended a presentation on a study of police regionalization …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Dupont police chief suspended without pay after being stripped of firearm in PFA flap

Dupont police chief suspended without pay after being stripped of firearm in PFA flap

DUPONT — Mayor Dan Lello on Thursday confirmed that borough police Chief Sean Murray has been suspended without pay. The …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Kingston Twp. Police Department achieves Pa. Chiefs of Police Association Law Enforcement Accreditation

Kingston Twp. Police Department achieves Pa. Chiefs of Police Association Law Enforcement Accreditation

KINGSTON TWP. — The Kingston Township Police Department celebrated a victory eight years in the making Thursday evening with an …

July 30th, 2015 |  

PSP investigating reports Trooper Tom Kelly made racial joke

PSP investigating reports Trooper Tom Kelly made racial joke

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating media reports one of their own made a racial joke earlier this year on social …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Kingston forum on education questions validity of new standardized testing

Kingston forum on education questions validity of new standardized testing

KINGSTON — It may have been freshman State Rep. Aaron Kaufer’s show, but former Wyoming Valley West High School Principal …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Nanticoke man working to ensure inmates who kill are punished

Nanticoke man working to ensure inmates who kill are punished

NANTICOKE — Don Williams won’t ever allow his son’s death to have been in vain. His son, Eric Williams, 34, …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Project to improve South Cross Valley Expressway near Nanticoke underway

Project to improve South Cross Valley Expressway near Nanticoke underway

NANTICOKE — A $8.9 million restoration project underway on the South Cross Valley will give the route a long-overdue facelift, …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Babysitter charged with abandoning toddler in Wilkes-Barre apartment

WILKES-BARRE — City police on Wednesday arrested a man they alleged abandoned a 2 1/2-year-old boy he was babysitting inside …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Hazle Township investment broker sentenced for swindling $1 million

Hazle Township investment broker sentenced for swindling $1 million

WILKES-BARRE — A Hazle Township investment counselor will spend more than five years in federal prison on charges he bilked …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

WYOMING COUNTY — Police said following a traffic stop on Vail Road, Charles Thompson, III, 41, Olyphant, fled in his …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to a report at about 11 p.m. on Monday of a 59-year-old man who had been …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

ROSS TWP. — State police at Shickshinny arrested Stephen Edward Lunger, 34, of Old State Road, on charges he assaulted …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — City police charged James Peter Jeckell, 25, of Indian Creek Drive, Wilkes-Barre, with two counts of driving under …

July 30th, 2015 |  

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