News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Driver of vehicle that struck skateboarder is identified by police http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50601354/ KINGSTON — Police have identified the driver of the vehicle that struck a skateboarder Wednesday evening. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:16:13 EST Our Opinion: Seasonal flea market would be drawing card in downtown Wilkes-Barre http://timesleader.com/news/editorial/50600100/OUR-VIEW-Flea-market-would-be-draw-in-downtown Would it be a good idea to …… routinely hold a flea market on Wilkes-Barre's Public Square? Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:12:07 EST Family, fun and fear are themes of this week’s new DVD releases. http://timesleader.com/news/WK_Movies/50592233/Family-fun-and-fear-are-themes-of-this-weeks-new-DVD-releases. “Wish I Was Here,” Grade A-minus: Man (Zach Braff) faces personal, professional crossroads. Braff has had TV and film success with “Scrubs”to “Garden State.”Even as good as that work was, nothing compares to the quality of performance, writing and direction he brings to “Wish I Was... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:00:15 EST Frein charged with capital murder http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50599921/Frein-charged-with-capital-murder MILFORD — More than 100 people swarmed around the Pike County Courthouse Friday morning shouting and cheering as state police led a solemn, manacled Eric Frein by his elbows into the back of the building. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:46:11 EST NITTANY NOTES: PSU-Maryland game guide http://timesleader.com/news/blogpennstate/50598743/NITTANY-NOTES:-PSU-Maryland-game-guide One of the hardest things to predict about this game is what manner of uniform-like substance the Terps will be wearing. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:01:19 EST Dance back in time with Nardone’s ‘Doo Wop Spectacular’ Nov. 1 http://timesleader.com/news/features/50593602/Golden-oldies-still-pleasing-audiences The joyful sounds of early rock and roll will once again fill the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 1, as Joe Nardone presents his seventh “Doo Wop Spectacular.” Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:01:17 EST Dentist pleads guilty to writing bad scripts http://timesleader.com/news/news/50600272/ TUNKHANNOCK — Though she admitted to drug charges, an area dentist may remain licensed as part of a plea agreement. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:06 EST Our Opinion: Re-elect John Blake as senator in Pennsylvania’s 22nd District http://timesleader.com/news/editorial/50485626/OUR-VIEW-Blake-can-accomplish-for-region Send John Blake back to Harrisburg. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:05 EST Hearing set on Highmark acquisition of Blue Cross http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50570395/Hearing-set-on-Highmark-acquisition-of-Blue-Cross WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Insurance Department will hold a public informational hearing on Nov. 12 at the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center on the application from Highmark, Inc. seeking department approval for their proposed acquisition of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:55:07 EST Our furry friends http://timesleader.com/news/pets/50579511/Pet-of-the-week Name: Woobie Owner: April SarnickHometown: PlainsName: Sir Smokee Robinson Breed: Jack Russel/pugOwner: Jordan SidonsHometown: Wilkes-Barre Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:01:10 EST Let’s get real: Are my boyfriend’s text messages really as innocent as he says? http://timesleader.com/news/girltalk/50569972/Lets-get-real: Dear Melissa, Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:01:08 EST Halloween: More terror than treats http://timesleader.com/news/features/50600054/Halloween:-More-terror-that-treats Okay…boo. Hoo. No, really. Boo hoo. Halloween is here. Or, as I call it – Hallow-whine. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:46:06 EST Seinfeld returning to the Kirby stage http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/50599386/Seinfeld-returning-to-the-Kirby-stage WILKES-BARRE — Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will return to the stage at the F.M. Kirby Center on Feb. 19 for a 7 p.m. show.Not that there's anything wrong with that.Tickets for the event will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 7th. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:12:09 EST On the big screen http://timesleader.com/news/WK_Movies/50585209/On-the-big-screen Now playing: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:08:07 EST Reads Listings: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014 http://timesleader.com/news/guide-listings/50551754/Reads-Listings:-Oct.-31-to-Nov.-6-2014 THIS WEEK: Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2014Forevermore: A Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, a dramatic reading of four selected works performed by the American Readers Theatre Company. Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. 6 and 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. $20. 570-296-9625. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:57:08 EST