Rain doesn’t keep crowd down at West Side Memorial Day Parade

Rain doesn’t keep crowd down at West Side Memorial Day Parade

Residents of the West Side refused to let a little rain put a damper on their holiday as droves came out — with umbrellas in tow — to watc...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Levee system’s relief wells set for inspection

Levee system’s relief wells set for inspection

At first glance, the approximately 120 relief wells along the Wyoming Valley Levee system may seem insignificant.They resemble metal trash cans with l...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board will hear a proposal for an anchored floating restaurant June 6

Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board will hear a proposal for an anchored floating restaurant June 6

HARVEYS LAKE — If Edye Schneider has her wish, people will soon be enjoying fine dining at her restaurant on Harveys Lake.That’s right, Sc...

May 29th, 2017 updated: May 29th, 2017. |  


Beyond the Byline: Seeing Metallica live was a reflective, fun experience

Beyond the Byline: Seeing Metallica live was a reflective, fun experience

It has been almost 15 years since I discovered Metallica.As a disgruntled, stubborn teenager, I related to the band’s “St. Anger” al...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Flag holders continue to disappear from veterans’ graves in Luzerne County

Flag holders continue to disappear from veterans’ graves in Luzerne County

Disappearing cemetery veteran flag holders remain a problem in Luzerne County, officials said.The county switched from bronze to aluminum holders appr...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Monsignor Jack Bendik celebrates 50 years in the priesthood

Monsignor Jack Bendik celebrates 50 years in the priesthood

It’s not every day that someone gets to celebrate a golden jubilee, and that’s why this Sunday was such a special occasion for Monsignor J...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Historic Nathan Denison House in Forty Fort opens for summer tours

Historic Nathan Denison House in Forty Fort opens for summer tours

FORTY FORT — The Nathan Denison House provides an example of the rich history of Northeast Pennsylvania. And starting this Sunday, the historic ...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Parading in remembrance: A patriotic tradition returns to White Haven

Parading in remembrance: A patriotic tradition returns to White Haven

WHITE HAVEN — For the first time in at least two decades, a Memorial Day parade made its way through the streets of White Haven on Sunday to hon...

May 28th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Car show aimed at helping Exeter residents celebrate Memorial Day

Car show aimed at helping Exeter residents celebrate Memorial Day

EXETER — Car shows have long been an American summertime tradition, and the owners of one restaurant in Exeter are trying to make a car show on ...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Young artist’s patriotic mural brightens atmosphere at personal care home

Young artist’s patriotic mural brightens atmosphere at personal care home

WILKES-BARRE — The Marines who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima during World War II are here, immortalized in their historic moment from 194...

May 28th, 2017 |