News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Wyoming Valley West’s Keating says goodbye http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/50543279/WVWs-Keating-says-goodbye PLYMOUTH — One of only two female principals in Luzerne County's 13 public high schools, Erin Keating spent her final day at Wyoming Valley West High School Wednesday with a low-key farewell of cakes, treats, banners and custom T-shirts emblazoned with her slogan of the last six years in the post. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:24:08 EST Flames damage Hanover Township property http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50562590/Flames-damage-Hanover-Twp.-property HANOVER TWP. — Firefighters from several area departments battled flames early Saturday at a former grocery store on the corner of Ridge and East Newport streets.Hanover Township Fire Department confirmed the building, located at 274 Ridge St., was vacant at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:19:05 EST Delivering scares by choice http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/50492592/Delivering-scares-by-choice When Karen Haggerty is not saving lives as a part-time nurse at the Allied Services Institute in Scranton, she is scaring the living daylights out of people at Gravestone Manor. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:52:08 EST McGarry tabbed as WVC golf MVP http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50542343/McGarry-tabbed-as-WVC-golf-MVP Just two years ago, Tyler McGarry would never have thought his golf game would be where it is today. And after claiming the District 2 title a few weeks back, the accolades just keep coming. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:35:06 EST LOCAL CHATTER: Jesikiewicz named Fellow of ADAA http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50527635/LOCAL-CHATTER Colette Jesikiewicz, Pittston, was recenlty named a Fellow of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA). Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:06:12 EST Event a sweet success http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/50541415/Event-a-sweet-success Students in the Pittston Area School District were given a treat on Tuesday at Martin Mattei Middle School in Hughestown during Apple Crunch Day. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:34 EST West Pittston Street Department wears pink this month http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/50541660/West-Pittston-Street-Department-wears-pink-this-month The West Pittston Street Department banded together to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink hats during October. Street workers are, from left, John Umbauer, Len Pesta, Tony Scalzo, Terry Strubeck, and Mike Dziedzic. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:33 EST SPORTS BRIEFS: Chicken BBQ for Jallen Oct. 26 http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50526503/SPORTS-BRIEFS A chicken barbecue in support of Stephanie Jallen will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. today, Oct. 26 at M.D. Pit - BBQ and Ice Cream Parlor, 1320 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. For $12, get a half chicken, roasted potatoes, cole slaw, refreshment and a complimentary scoop of Hillside Farm's Ice Cream. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:30 EST SENIOR CITIZEN NEWS http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50541612/SENIOR-CITIZEN-NEWS Pittston Active CenterThe Pittston Active Adult Center is located at 441 N. Main St., Pittston. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday. Complimentary coffee is served from 8:30 a.m. to closing. The center now has Wi-Fi available as well as three computers with internet access. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:29 EST St. Peter’s to hold pork and sauerkraut dinner http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50498907/St.-Peters-to-hold-pork-and-sauerkraut-dinner St Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hughestown will hold an all-you-can-eat pork and sauerkraut dinner on Saturday, Nov. 8. Take outs available at 4 p.m., and ] dinner served between 5 and 7 p.m. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:28 EST Yudichak announces grant money for Pittston City http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50541659/Yudichak-announces-grant-money-for-Pittston-City State Sen. John Yudichak announced Wednesday that four Luzerne County projects will receive nearly $540,000 in state grants. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:25 EST Dinner held for Meals on Wheels volunteers http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-local-news-news/50533758/Dinner-held-for-Meals-on-Wheels-volunteers The Greater Pittston Meals on Wheels held a dinner Oct. 20 to honor volunteers as the group celebrated its 45th anniversary. Volunteers and their families and friends gathered for a meal at the organization's headquarters at 59 S. Main St., Pittston. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:43:18 EST Halloween Eve is Thursday at Pittston Memorial Library http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/50549796/LOCAL-LIBRARY-NEWS The Pittston Memorial Library is located at 47 Broad St., Pittston. Reach the library by phone at 570-654-9565.Join for our monthly support group at the Pittston Memorial Library on the fourth Monday of the month. This month's meeting is Oct. 27. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:45:09 EST Halloween Eve is Thursday at Pittston Memorial Library http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50527239/LOCAL-LIBRARY-NEWS The Pittston Memorial Library is located at 47 Broad St., Pittston. Reach the library by phone at 570-654-9565.Join for our monthly support group at the Pittston Memorial Library on the fourth Monday of the month. This month's meeting is Oct. 27. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:45:07 EST WYOMING AREA SCHOOL NEWS: Oct. 27-31 is Spirit Week at Montgomery Avenue http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50549857/WYOMING-AREA-SCHOOL-NEWS Montgomery Avenue Elementary Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:10:08 EST