Flamingo flocking in Mountain Top for a good cause

Flamingo flocking in Mountain Top for a good cause

FAIRVIEW TWP. — During the months of April and May, it was flamingo flocking season in and around the Mountain Top community. Residents were ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre Area superintendent: No jobs ‘created’ during furloughs

Wilkes-Barre Area superintendent: No jobs ‘created’ during furloughs

WILKES-BARRE — At Tuesday’s meeting, a visibly vexed John Padilla, one of 34 teachers being furloughed, accused the Wilkes-Barre Area Scho...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Superintendent defends new administrator post at Wyoming Area

Superintendent defends new administrator post at Wyoming Area

EXETER — The combination of a 5 percent tax hike and hiring another administrator — with the specific title “assistant principal of ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Light the Fire rally inspires faith in area youth

Light the Fire rally inspires faith in area youth

DALLAS — Chris Padgett asked a group of over 400 people one question — Why can’t Jesus be incorporated into daily life?“We are...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Friends remember homeless man found slain behind Edwardsville Kmart

Friends remember homeless man found slain behind Edwardsville Kmart

WILKES-BARRE – After years of living in the woods, things were finally looking up for Kurt Swan. The 49-year-old had a solid roof over his head,...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


One-time volunteer firefighter to face child abuse charges in county court

One-time volunteer firefighter to face child abuse charges in county court

NANTICOKE — A one-time volunteer firefighter accused of assaulting an 8-year-old girl is heading to higher court on felony charges.Michael Sanso...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Feet to the fire: It’s time for Mayor Tony George to make good on his ‘law and order’ promise

Feet to the fire: It’s time for Mayor Tony George to make good on his ‘law and order’ promise

WILKES-BARRE — It was a comment about a local festival that, at first, sounded funny, but then struck a bit of fear in the heart.“I heard ...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Hazleton homicide trial: Investigator found ‘corpse wrapped up in the attic’

Hazleton homicide trial: Investigator found ‘corpse wrapped up in the attic’

WILKES-BARRE — A padlocked door, sealed around its edges with tape and tissue paper, led investigators to the dank attic that was Maria BreaR...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Patriotic-themed holiday snowman appears at intersection in Kingston

Patriotic-themed holiday snowman appears at intersection in Kingston

KINGSTON — The holiday snowman has appeared at the intersection of Mercer Avenue and Bennett Street, always around a holiday, despite the outsid...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Police: Copper wire, scrap reported stolen from shed at Verizon building

Police: Copper wire, scrap reported stolen from shed at Verizon building

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police are investigating a reported theft of copper from a Verizon building.Police said that at 12:20 p.m. Monday, the facil...

June 29th, 2016 |