Tell the state's transportation officials what you see as the most pressing road, rail and aviation projects in Northeastern Pennsylvania.Chime in regarding the region's biking and walking thoroughfares, too.
Deteriorating bridges dot Pennsylvania's landscape, including here in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties, and movements are afoot to fix or replace many of the worst ones.
Motorcyclists, be smart out there.
This one's for the “evil” New Yorkers, Philadelphians and suspect New Jerseyans who frequently get credited for Wilkes-Barre's abysmal crime rate.
At 3 p.m. today, take a moment.
Rather than a dull affair, the municipal primary in Luzerne County last week turned madcap. Here's a rundown of the good, the bad, the ugly – and the outright bizarre.
Diamonds to the Luzerne County leaders who led an effort to restructure government debt. This week, investors scooped up the county's bond offerings, putting the government – and taxpayers – in better shape for the...
To the surprise of virtually no one, our area was among the nation's worst when it comes to residents feeling safe about where they live.
After an election night thumping at the polls, aspiring public servant Jared Kane probably would be happy to put his ill-fated campaign far behind him and go on with his life.Sorry, not so fast.
FLASH FORWARD: An imagined talk given in 2019, as the arena in Wilkes-Barre Township turns 20.Welcome to today's tour of the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.
Count us among the fans of Knoebels.
Would it be a good idea to …… be more mindful of how your alcohol consumption, or lack of it, influences people around you – especially children and teens?
In a move defying all good sense, the Mohegan Sun Arena's appointed caretakers intend to install a plaque there honoring the late Anthony J. Lupas Jr.
Diamonds to Wells Fargo. The bank intends to renovate a Wilkes-Barre park next month, supplying $70,000 and about 100 volunteers to complete the makeover in a single day.
In a posthumous gesture that inspires, Barbara Ann Curtis left behind loads of money for college-bound students and something even more precious: a piece of her heart.
The Fine Arts Fiesta's long run in downtown Wilkes-Barre since the annual festival debuted nearly 60 years ago proves one thing: People respond to art.
Transportation planners should use the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension to build a beltway around Scranton.
Choose wisely, Wilkes-Barre.
In these troubling times for Wilkes-Barre, Tony George stands out as the best choice among the Democratic contenders vying to serve as mayor.
Would it be a good idea to …
Diamonds to Evana Manandhar. The 2014 Wilkes University graduate, a resident of Nepal, is capitalizing on her new-found status as the Miss Nepal World pageant winner to muster sympathy, support and supplies for victims of that...
By this time next week, seniors at King's College, Wilkes University and elsewhere will stand on the cusp of graduation.
Forgiveness rarely comes easy, which makes the gesture shown by Darla and Bryon Dickson last weekend all the more remarkable.
For Pennsylvanians who venture into forests and fields, here's cautionary advice that you shouldn't just brush off.Beware the blacklegged tick.
There's a lot to love about the passenger experience at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.Parking is plentiful. Security lines are a breeze. Airport personnel are generally chipper and helpful.
Would it be a good idea to …… identify and try a slew of policing and safety strategies – beyond “saturation patrols” – focused on stopping Wilkes-Barre's deadly wave of shootings?
Diamonds to the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry. Its application in the America's Best Communities Competition advanced to the quarterfinal round, meaning the city remains in the running for a top prize of...
Bravo to U.S. Sen. Bob Casey for, in a manner of speaking, calling in the cavalry.
Your “bad day” in Northeastern Pennsylvania most likely pales to the suffering and anxiety experienced today – and conceivably for weeks and months to come – by the earthquake-rattled people of Nepal.