News Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Hazle Mart robbery third in a week WILKES-BARRE 8212 Hazle Mart was open for business this afternoon following a robbery this morning.The gas station and convenience store at the corner of Hazle and Blackman streets was robbed around 11 a.m, the third such incident in less than a week. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:17:00 EST Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week PERTH, Australia AP 8212 A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said Saturday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:50:00 EST MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off CAMBRIDGE, Mass. AP 8212 Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life 8212 and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:31:00 EST Keeping the faith Like many Christians, Dominick Costantino spent much of the past week at church services preparing for today, the holiest of days celebrated in his faith 8212 Easter Sunday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:21:00 EST Church carries on Easter tradition WILKES-BARRE 8212 St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church held its annual blessing of baskets on Saturday, not simply as a presentation of food to be served on Easter tables, but as an opportunity to honor the traditions that have defined the church throughout its 125-year history. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:19:00 EST Music fans give Record Store Day a spin WILKES-BARRE 8211 They're die-hard music fans.Brother and sister Mark and Christina Collier were lined up at 530 a.m. waiting for Musical Energi to open Saturday on Record Store Day. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:19:00 EST Limited lockdown still in effect at SCI Dallas JACKSON TWP. 8212 The State Correctional Institution at Dallas remains on lock-down but with fewer restrictions on inmates after a guard was stabbed by a prisoner Thursday evening. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:18:00 EST Property transfers for Saturday, April 19 The following real estate transactions have been recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of April 14, 20148226 Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to Robert Guzenski, 339 Kossack St., Swoyersville, 55,000. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:18:00 EST Public input sought on transportation HARRISBURG 8212 The public is invited to share feedback on state transportation priorities and investments through a survey at as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's efforts to update the state's Long Range Transportation Plan and develop the state's first-ever Comprehensive Freight... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:17:00 EST Lung Association to hold annual walk WILKES-BARRE 8212 The American Lung Association in Pennsylvania is to host its 12th annual Wilkes-Barre Fight for Air 5K Run and Walk on June 7 at King's College Betzler Fields, 221 Highland Park Blvd. Event check-in and registration begins at 9 a.m. with the race and walk starting at 10 a.m. This year's... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:17:00 EST Catena, Turkel to chair Heart Ball WILKES-BARRE 8212 Cornelio 8220Cor8221 Catena, CEO of Commonwealth Health and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, and Brooks Turkel, CEO of Regional Hospital of Scranton, are to serve as co-chairs of the 2014 Northeast PA Heart Ball, scheduled for 530 p.m. on May 3 in the Westmoreland Club, 59 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:17:00 EST Quadriplegic doctor lives a fulfilled life Overcoming insurmountable challenges doesn't begin to scratch the surface for Dr. James Post.Post, 43, a Hanover Township native and nephrologist living in Manhattan, knows what it's like to scrounge around in the dregs, and then soar out of them to lead a fulfilled life. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Berwick remembers WWII plant BERWICK 8212 A Stuart tank rolled down Third Street Saturday afternoon, but the borough wasn't under attack.The World War II relic was part of 8220A Day with Stuie,8221 an event sponsored by the Berwick Stuart Tank Committee, honoring the 70th anniversary of the last tank produced in the borough. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:14:00 EST Cooking class brings Mediterranean inspiration NANTICOKE 8212 Saut233ing a chicken breast in a frying pan with just a touch of olive oil was a first for many students in the Mediterranean cuisine cooking class in the Luzerne County Community College Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute on Saturday. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:09:00 EST Weather takes toll on VFW mural DUPONT - The memories never fade, unfortunately the paint does.The 180-foot patriotic mural on the side of the Dupont Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4909, painted by local artist and post member Joseph Borini after the attacks on Sept. 11, is fading fast. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:16:00 EST