Wilkes-Barre Area high school construction: $6 million and nothing built?

Wilkes-Barre Area high school construction: $6 million and nothing built?

WILKES-BARRE — During the public comment section of Wilkes-Barre Area School Board’s Jan. 9 meeting, attorney Ruth Borland dropped a numbe...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Two Luzerne County residents among 45 busted for welfare fraud

Two Luzerne County residents among 45 busted for welfare fraud

Two Luzerne County women were among 45 state residents recently prosecuted for welfare fraud, according to the state Office of Inspector General.Subri...

January 16th, 2017 |  


PennEast Pipeline Company announces nonprofit grant program

PennEast Pipeline Company announces nonprofit grant program

WYOMISSING — PennEast Pipeline announced a grant program aimed at helping area nonprofits further Science, Technology, Engineering and Math prog...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County 911 texting option utilized nearly 500 times in 2016

Luzerne County 911 texting option utilized nearly 500 times in 2016

Luzerne County’s 911 center received 493 messages seeking help or reporting problems in 2016 through a new texting option, county 911 Director F...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Troopers: Hazleton man solicited nude photos from juveniles using social media

Troopers: Hazleton man solicited nude photos from juveniles using social media

HAZLETON — Police have arrested a man accused of soliciting nude photos from juvenile females, and then using them in an attempt to persuade the...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Man killed in one-vehicle crash in Hazle Township early Monday morning

Man killed in one-vehicle crash in Hazle Township early Monday morning

HAZLE TWP. — State police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a man early Monday morning.Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police bar...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain could cause traffic difficulties for the Wyoming Valley tonight and into Tuesday morning.The National Weather Service has issued a freez...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Shooting victim refuses to provide details to police

Shooting victim refuses to provide details to police

WILKES-BARRE — A man who was the victim of a non-threatening gunshot refused treatment on Saturday morning.Police responded to the Wilkes-Barre ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Pennsylvania Bar Association presents Garry Taroli with Pro Bono Award

Pennsylvania Bar Association presents Garry Taroli with Pro Bono Award

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Bar Association has chosen attorney Garry Taroli, an outspoken advocate for animal rights, as the recipient of i...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

Beyond the Byline: Getting past that ‘first time’ opens doors to the future

When I was a kid, every summer would find me standing at the end of the high dive, looking down at the water with an ever-growing line behind me.Often...

January 15th, 2017 |