Cloudy skies, rain in the forecast through the midweek

Cloudy skies, rain in the forecast through the midweek

The chance for rain is expected to linger in the Wyoming Valley through the midweek.The National Weather Service reported that it was 44 degrees as of...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Bystander’s ability to choose is topic of Holocaust program at JCC

Bystander’s ability to choose is topic of Holocaust program at JCC

WILKES-BARRE — If you take away anything from the Holocaust, consider the importance of the bystander and their ability to make a choice.That wa...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Nanticoke Historical Society gives citizens ‘virtual tour’

Nanticoke Historical Society gives citizens ‘virtual tour’

NANTICOKE — With the power of a projector and over 10,000 photos, a few people were able to be transported back into Nanticoke’s past, whe...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Council to discuss sale of more tax-delinquent properties

Luzerne County Council to discuss sale of more tax-delinquent properties

The proposed sale of 31 tax-delinquent Luzerne County properties is up for discussion at Tuesday’s county council work session.Twenty-eight of t...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant a multi-benefit event

Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant a multi-benefit event

WILKES-BARRE — The inaugural Wilkes-Barre Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant wasn’t just mid-day entertainment for festival goers on Sunday &...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Need for some 20 layoffs in City of Hazleton a matter of debate

Need for some 20 layoffs in City of Hazleton a matter of debate

HAZLETON - Mayor Jeffrey Cusat’s announcement Thursday of his intent to lay off about 20 city employees on May 8 underscores the deepening rift ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival aims to normalize counterculture

Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival aims to normalize counterculture

SCRANTON — A Sunday afternoon at Scranton’s Nay Aug Park is normally quiet, but this was no typical Sunday afternoon. For the third year, ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Thousands attend Bloomsburg block party; car overturned

Thousands attend Bloomsburg block party; car overturned

BLOOMSBURG — An annual block party held by Bloomsburg University students lived up to its rowdy reputation once again this year with at least on...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Weather a slight deterrent to cherry blossom fun

Weather a slight deterrent to cherry blossom fun

WILKES-BARRE — Patrons might have shivered a bit, but overcast skies and blustery winds didn’t stop patrons from attending one of the city...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 13-19: expired ServeSafe and mold-like substances

Lackawanna restaurant inspections April 13-19: expired ServeSafe and mold-like substances

The following are recent Lackawanna County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According the agency: “...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |