12 area students receive scholarship money from Head Start

12 area students receive scholarship money from Head Start

PLAINS TWP. — Several area students received financial help Monday as they journey to college at the 30th annual Head Start scholarship luncheon...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre credit rating downgraded because of poor cash flow

Wilkes-Barre credit rating downgraded because of poor cash flow

WILKES-BARRE — Standard and Poor’s has downgraded the City of Wilkes-Barre’s credit rating three notches and gave the city a “...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Dallas Elementary School mold issue addressed but four rooms remain closed

Dallas Elementary School mold issue addressed but four rooms remain closed

DALLAS TWP. — A mold issue at the Dallas Elementary School that closed off two classrooms plus girls and boys restrooms is addressed, but the ar...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Diocese of Scranton Annual Appeal tops $5 million goal

Diocese of Scranton Annual Appeal tops $5 million goal

SCRANTON — The Diocese of Scranton’s premier money raising event, the Annual Appeal, topped the $5 million goal, and diocesan officials th...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Council to vote on management residency requirement

Luzerne County Council to vote on management residency requirement

An ordinance ending a residency requirement for top Luzerne County managers is slated for a vote at Tuesday’s county council meeting, but itR...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Wilkes holds ‘sidewalk breaking’ to start streetscape project

Wilkes holds ‘sidewalk breaking’ to start streetscape project

WILKES-BARRE — The big news was supposed to be the start of $1.5 million in streetscape improvements around Wilkes University campus, but it nea...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Former Luzerne County corrections officer gets 30 months in jail

Former Luzerne County corrections officer gets 30 months in jail

SCRANTON — A longtime Luzerne County corrections officer was sentenced to 30 months in jail Monday for extorting cash, alcohol and drugs from a ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Pittston Township failed to stop hostile work environment, female cop alleges in lawsuit

Pittston Township failed to stop hostile work environment, female cop alleges in lawsuit

WILKES-BARRE — A female Pittston Township police officer endured insults, ridicule and threats from male officers whose discriminatory behavior ...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Multi-million dollar case headed back to county court

WILKES-BARRE — A legal battle over a multi-million dollar payout to the estate of a disabled woman who died following a car crash was returned t...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

Police: Woman jumps out of Sherman Hills window to escape assault

WILKES-BARRE — A woman jumped out of a third-floor Sherman Hills apartment to escape being assaulted, according to police.According to a police ...

May 22nd, 2017 |