Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

When I was a kid, every summer would find me standing at the end of the high dive, looking down at the water with an ever-growing line behind me.Often...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Capitol Roundup: Cartwright introduces bill to alleviate burdens of military families

Capitol Roundup: Cartwright introduces bill to alleviate burdens of military families

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright this week re-introduced the bipartisan Military Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2017 with the support of 5...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: I’ll have some scrapple and a buttermilk, please

Beyond the Byline: I’ll have some scrapple and a buttermilk, please

WILKES-BARRE — Corner bars, those wonderful little places in the neighborhood where you could always get an ice cold beer, stimulating conversat...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


AG offers guide to consumers looking for health club memberships

AG offers guide to consumers looking for health club memberships

WILKES-BARRE — Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer this week encouraged Pennsylvanians to carefully examine any contract required by a fitness faci...

January 9th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Going home in my mind while driving to a wake

Beyond the Byline: Going home in my mind while driving to a wake

PLYMOUTH — On the way to a viewing in my hometown of Plymouth the other night, I found myself in Old Shawnee a bit early.So I decided to take a ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Feet to the Fire: Despite loss, we are Penn State proud

Feet to the Fire: Despite loss, we are Penn State proud

WILKES-BARRE — As a lifelong fan of Notre Dame football — until recent years of ineptness — I can also say that I am damn proud to b...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Beyond the Byline: In 2017, resolve to be better at being you

Beyond the Byline: In 2017, resolve to be better at being you

WILKES-BARRE — So I sat down to write this column about New Year’s resolutions and whether it is even worth it to make them.I mean, is it ...

December 31st, 2016 |  


PA Health Department: Add healthy choices to New Year’s resolution list

PA Health Department: Add healthy choices to New Year’s resolution list

WILKES-BARRE — Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy this week encouraged Pennsylvanians to add easy health choices to their list of New YearR...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Beyond the Byline: Special Christmas gifts for special people

Beyond the Byline: Special Christmas gifts for special people

WILKES-BARRE — ‘Tis the season to give and give we will. We have compiled a list of Christmas gifts for those deserved and those even more...

December 24th, 2016 updated: December 24th, 2016. |  


Feet to the Fire: Remember the homeless while they are alive

Feet to the Fire: Remember the homeless while they are alive

WILKES-BARRE — The service remembered people who for most of their lives were forgotten.Forgotten by society. Neglected, passed by, ignored R...

December 22nd, 2016 |