Kingston, Forty Fort swimming pools provide respite from heat for community members

Kingston, Forty Fort swimming pools provide respite from heat for community members

With area schools winding down and temperatures rising, families are looking for a respite from the heat and an opportunity for summer recreation.Area...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |  


Fatal overdoses hitting record levels in Luzerne County, report says

Fatal overdoses hitting record levels in Luzerne County, report says

A new report from the Luzerne County Coroner’s office shows a record number of Luzerne County residents died from drug overdoses last year, prom...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Man charged with witness intimidation in Hazleton homicide offers alibi

Man charged with witness intimidation in Hazleton homicide offers alibi

WILKES-BARRE — A man who was arrested after he allegedly flashed a shotgun at a witness in a Hazleton homicide says he could never have committe...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Utility work on E. Northampton St. to tie up Wilkes-Barre traffic Wednesday

Utility work on E. Northampton St. to tie up Wilkes-Barre traffic Wednesday

WILKES-BARRE — Officials are warning motorists of likely delays and changes in traffic patterns downtown Wednesday due to the removal and replac...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |  


Cargo trailer maker opens plant in Mountain Top, its fifth nationwide

WRIGHT TWP. — A trailer manufacturer with operations across the country has set up shop in the Crestwood Industrial Park with plans to hire 65 f...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Meyers High School students propel science in cardboard boat regatta

Meyers High School students propel science in cardboard boat regatta

WILKES-BARRE —Janssen Wilborn looked doomed to failure as he stepped into a vessel with sides the height of a coffee mug, so slight the water wo...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Elvis Aaron Presley Jr. to perform at Boscov’s reopening celebration

Elvis Aaron Presley Jr. to perform at Boscov’s reopening celebration

WILKES-BARRE — Elvis (Jr.) will Boscov all next week.To celebrate the grand re-opening of Boscov’s Department Store on South Main Street, ...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |  


Al and Jim Boscov impressed with new look of downtown Wilkes-Barre store

Al and Jim Boscov impressed with new look of downtown Wilkes-Barre store

WILKES-BARRE — Swoyersville resident Ruthann Rudick was browsing through Boscov’s on Tuesday afternoon when she ran into employees eager t...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Blood drive to be held in memory of local football standout Brian Clarke

Blood drive to be held in memory of local football standout Brian Clarke

HANOVER TWP. — A local family is inviting the community to a blood drive in honor of a beloved sports standout who died from cancer in January.B...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |  


Center City Cafe on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre set to reopen Wednesday after water damage

Center City Cafe on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre set to reopen Wednesday after water damage

WILKES-BARRE — Soon after the waters poured in, so did the support.In the more than three weeks Center City Cafe was forced to close its doors d...

May 31st, 2016 updated: May 31st, 2016. |