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Burgit plans to open taxi company in Scranton

Burgit plans to open taxi company in Scranton

WILKES-BARRE — The owner of Burgit Taxi Co. in Wilkes-Barre plans to open a new taxi company in Scranton with …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police: Woman dragged 30 feet in Wilkes-Barre carjacking

Police: Woman dragged 30 feet in Wilkes-Barre carjacking

WILKES-BARRE — A woman was dragged 30 feet as she attempted to stop a Kingston man from stealing her vehicle …

July 31st, 2015 |  

A birthday celebration of smiles, balloons and sirens in Forty Fort

A birthday celebration of smiles, balloons and sirens in Forty Fort

FORTY FORT — On Friday morning Kingston Fire Department’s ladder truck arrived at a residence on Welles Street — not …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre receives a dozen bids for electronic credit card processing plan

Wilkes-Barre receives a dozen bids for electronic credit card processing plan

WILKES-BARRE — The city on Friday received interest from a dozen vendors seeking to become its provider for services that …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has caused a ripple effect of job creation

Three years ago, Tim Schoen was a sports reporter intern covering Penn State football games for the Altoona Mirror and …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

King’s joins LCCC, Wilkes University in arming security guards

WILKES-BARRE — As of Monday, King’s College will be the third Luzerne County institution of higher education with armed security …

July 31st, 2015 |  

PFA hearing involving Dupont police chief continued

PFA hearing involving Dupont police chief continued

SCRANTON — After a verbal resolution between Dupont Police Chief Sean Murray and a woman who filed a protection from …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

Gardening, butterfly care helps autistic students in Kingston learn and grow

During the time they spend tending the vibrant gardens flanking their school, the students of the Graham Academy aren’t thinking …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Wyoming Valley needs diesel technicians

Diesel Technician jobs are in demand and growing, especially in Northeastern Pennsylvania. But — currently — there is a shortage …

July 31st, 2015 |  

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

In Focus: Oh deer! What will happen next in Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — You can come up with your own joke or cute comment about the two deer that burst through …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Average gas prices for July 31

Average gas prices for July 31

The local average gas price continued to drop overnight, while the state and national averages held steady. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Luke Bryan attracts record-breaking crowd at Montage Mountain

Luke Bryan attracts record-breaking crowd at Montage Mountain

MOOSIC — The last time Luke Bryan was in the area, he sold out the Mohegan Sun Arena in a …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Blues powerhouse Matt Andersen to perform at Kirby Center

Blues powerhouse Matt Andersen to perform at Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — Blues performer Matt Andersen will bring his soulful voice to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police: Wilkes-Barre teen kidnapped at gunpoint by ex-boyfriend

Police: Wilkes-Barre teen kidnapped at gunpoint by ex-boyfriend

WILKES-BARRE — A man at the accused of abducting a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint has a history of physically abusing …

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms possible this weekend

Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms possible this weekend

Aside from a slight chance of rain, this weekend should bring sunny skies and slightly cooler temperatures. The National Weather …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Traffic report for July 31

Traffic report for July 31

Aside from some isolated areas of congestion, it should be a smooth ride into work this morning. Free-flowing traffic is …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Police, public get facts on police regionalization study for five Pittston area towns

Police, public get facts on police regionalization study for five Pittston area towns

DUPONT — Several police officers from Pittston Township and Jenkins Township attended a presentation on a study of police regionalization …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Dupont police chief suspended without pay after being stripped of firearm in PFA flap

Dupont police chief suspended without pay after being stripped of firearm in PFA flap

DUPONT — Mayor Dan Lello on Thursday confirmed that borough police Chief Sean Murray has been suspended without pay. The …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  

Kingston Twp. Police Department achieves Pa. Chiefs of Police Association Law Enforcement Accreditation

Kingston Twp. Police Department achieves Pa. Chiefs of Police Association Law Enforcement Accreditation

KINGSTON TWP. — The Kingston Township Police Department celebrated a victory eight years in the making Thursday evening with an …

July 30th, 2015 |  

PSP investigating reports Trooper Tom Kelly made racial joke

PSP investigating reports Trooper Tom Kelly made racial joke

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating media reports one of their own made a racial joke earlier this year on social …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Kingston forum on education questions validity of new standardized testing

Kingston forum on education questions validity of new standardized testing

KINGSTON — It may have been freshman State Rep. Aaron Kaufer’s show, but former Wyoming Valley West High School Principal …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Nanticoke man working to ensure inmates who kill are punished

Nanticoke man working to ensure inmates who kill are punished

NANTICOKE — Don Williams won’t ever allow his son’s death to have been in vain. His son, Eric Williams, 34, …

July 30th, 2015 |  

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