It’s bazaar season in NEPA; bring on the potato pancakes, pierogies, etc.

It’s bazaar season in NEPA; bring on the potato pancakes, pierogies, etc.

Maybe your mouth is already watering for potato pancakes, or a deep-fried Oreo.Maybe you’ve been saving your dimes to toss them in a “dime...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Life Deconstructed: Saluting graduate who has become ‘cup-half-full’ man

Life Deconstructed: Saluting graduate who has become ‘cup-half-full’ man

Another one bit the proverbial scholastic dust.My oldest son graduated from college this week, marking the end of a 4-year-long festival that cost him...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Classmates from Luzerne County schools plan 70th, 75th birthday reunions

Classmates from Luzerne County schools plan 70th, 75th birthday reunions

WILKES-BARRE — Let’s say your class reunited two years ago to celebrate the 55th anniversary of high school graduation, and you don’...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: School year ends with softball games, plenty of good food

Amish Cook: School year ends with softball games, plenty of good food

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in.Batter up!The last day of school had finally come. In ou...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Grotto Harveys Lake announces schedule of live entertainment, deck parties

Grotto Harveys Lake announces schedule of live entertainment, deck parties

Grotto Pizza is determined to show its Harveys Lake location is a desirable place to spend a summer weekend.The lakeside restaurant will launch an ent...

May 26th, 2017 |  


To your health: Caffeine overdose: How much of the substance is too much?

To your health: Caffeine overdose: How much of the substance is too much?

You’ve probably felt the effects of too much caffeine at some point in your life. Your heart races, your hands get a little shaky, and it may ev...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Bereavement, grief camps at Hillside Farms meant to help kids handle loss

Bereavement, grief camps at Hillside Farms meant to help kids handle loss

KINGSTON TWP. — When children attend Bereavement Camp, they find they’re not alone.The week-long summer program, which will return to The ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

LONDON (AP) — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.The British actor died Tues...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Dr. Healey: paying for ‘outcomes’ would be better than paying for ‘services’

Dr. Healey: paying for ‘outcomes’ would be better than paying for ‘services’

Let’s say an average middle-aged person goes to the doctor for a checkup.We could call this person Joe Sixpack, except he’s not likely to ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


On the Books: ‘Cranes Dance’ examines sisters and their psyches

On the Books: ‘Cranes Dance’ examines sisters and their psyches

As a young girl, I took ballet, tap and jazz for years. I spent every Saturday at dance school through eighth grade, as well as evenings during the we...

May 22nd, 2017 |