Police: Scranton man charged after hit and run death of Pittston resident

Police: Scranton man charged after hit and run death of Pittston resident

SCRANTON — A Scranton man has been charged with homicide by motor vehicle in the death of a Pittston resident, according to court documents.Acco...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Aug. 17-19: Jefferson Twp. and Old Forge restaurants are out of compliance

Lackawanna County restaurant inspections Aug. 17-19: Jefferson Twp. and Old Forge restaurants are out of compliance

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Contractor files for time extension to complete bridge on Hillside Road in Shavertown

Contractor files for time extension to complete bridge on Hillside Road in Shavertown

KINGSTON TWP. — A contractor has filed a time extension request to complete a bridge replacement project on Hillside Road, the project manager s...

August 30th, 2016 |  


State Police arrest 3rd suspect in strangling death of Luzerne man

State Police arrest 3rd suspect in strangling death of Luzerne man

DUNMORE — A 20-year-old woman charged yesterday with aggravated assault and conspiracy in connection with the death of a 21-year-old Luzerne man...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Police investigating a report of shots fired in Wilkes-Barre

Police investigating a report of shots fired in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating a report of shots fired that allegedly occurred early Tuesday morning.Police said that at 1:28 a.m. Tues...

August 30th, 2016 |  


AAA: Wilkes-Barre’s average gas price climbed by 2 cents overnight

AAA: Wilkes-Barre’s average gas price climbed by 2 cents overnight

The local average gas price climbed by 2 cents overnight and is up 5 cents from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Scattered showers, thunderstorms predicted as the week progresses

Scattered showers, thunderstorms predicted as the week progresses

The Wyoming Valley could see some showers and thunderstorms as the week rolls on.The National Weather Service indicated it was 57 degrees as of 6:54 a...

August 30th, 2016 |  


To your health: Take a minute and check for ticks

To your health: Take a minute and check for ticks

In most of our region, the weather was fantastic last weekend. I hope that you and your family had a chance to get outside, get some fresh air, stretc...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Elected officials tour Dorrance Township farm, hear about farming issues

Elected officials tour Dorrance Township farm, hear about farming issues

DORRANCE TWP. — A couple state legislators and representatives of several other elected officials spent Monday down on the farm to learn what is...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


Dallas High School students’ photo to appear on Times Square Megatron

Dallas High School students’ photo to appear on Times Square Megatron

KINGSTON TWP. — When Dallas High School senior Meghan Donahue said yes to Ethan Foote’s prom date proposal, neither of them expected their...

August 29th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |