WILKES-BARRE — Hundreds of parents, children and volunteers gathered at the Jewish Community Center on South River Street on Sunday, where the Jewish Community Alliance of Northeastern Pennsylvania hosted an annual carnival in celebration of...
If you think human sex trafficking is a distant third-world problems, Shandra Woworuntu will gladly disabuse you of that illusion. An Indonesian native who came to America in 2001, Woworuntu found herself imprisoned in a Brooklyn tenement surrounded...
BERWICK — The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance (BADA) will conduct a presentation on March 16 aimed at equipping members of the community to understand and address the ongoing problem of drug addiction and related crime.
The road less traveled doesn't go through Pennsylvania.
WILKES-BARRE — Jackie Flaherty wants a chance to go “DreamJobbing.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Michael Pavolonis will receive the David S. Johnson Award, recognizing his innovative use of environmental satellite data on March 13 at the 58th Annual Goddard Memorial Dinner in Washington D.C.
A Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service at Binghamton, New York calls for 3 to 5 inches of snow today into Monday.
SCRANTON — Hazleton Area mounted two big comebacks in the District 2 Class 4A boys basketball title game, but one last run by Abington Heights proved to be the clincher in a 51-45 victory Saturday afternoon at Lackawanna College.
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UPDATEHAZLETON — Police said two men face firearms violations after shots were reportedly fired early Saturday morning in the area of Diamond Avenue and Carson Street.
WILKES-BARRE — Mount Zion Baptist Church was filled with the color and sounds of celebration on Saturday as its congregation celebrated Black History Month.
WILKES-BARRE — In role reversal of sorts, students became the teachers Saturday, offering insights into making the transition to college from high school.
SCRANTON — There were plenty of small children accompanied by their parents at the Scranton Cultural Center's second annual Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash on Saturday afternoon.
WILKES-BARRE — Every New Year seems to spawn a widespread commitment to new health and fitness goals.
STROUDSBURG — A man charged with opening fire at during a municipal meeting, killing three people, a year and a half ago is competent to stand trial, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled.
CONKLIN, N.Y. — Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry.
It can happen in a split second. A sudden drop, a bone-shaking jolt and an expletive-laden tirade that fires off the tongue.
The landmark Stegmaier Building in Wilkes-Barre is assessed at $4.3 million, but Luzerne County and the Wilkes-Barre Area School District have missed out on hundreds of thousands of dollars in property tax receipts on the property, an analysis of...
In U.S. Sen. Robert Casey, we have a bit of a grandstander.
ASHLEY — The state DEP ordered the owner of the former Huber Breaker site to clean up demolition debris, including asbestos-containing waste, and contaminated soil found during an inspection of the property last week.
WEST PITTSTON — The third arson in recent months at a borough building has generated mixed reaction from residents today.
Frigid temperatures will start the weekend, and snow will end it.Just how much snow the Wyoming Valley will receive, however, is still not clear.
Gas prices continued their ascent across the board overnight.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following figures for today's average gas prices in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and nationwide:
There are some areas of minor and heavy traffic that could add a few minutes to the morning commute.Free-flowing traffic is reported on Interstates 81, 476 and 380 this morning. Routes 315 and 115 are also traffic-free.
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