SHICKSHINNY — Due to a vacancy, the Northwest Area School District is seeking interested members of the community to apply for the position of school director.
The area and nationwide gas average didn't change overnight, but the state's average managed to drop by a penny.
Sunshine will stick around in the Wyoming Valley at least until the middle of the weekend.
La Festa Italiana, now in its 38th year, is so popular among vendors and patrons that it could easily grow out of its Courthouse Lawn boundaries and spread throughout more blocks of Scranton.
With the Luzerne County Fair soon to begin, followed by the Bloomsburg Fair, we asked folks in downtown Wilkes-Barre:“What do you enjoy most at a fall fair?”•••
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board opened its new, re-branded Fine Wine & Good Spirits store Thursday at the Pittston Crossings Shopping Center on Route 315.
John Yuknavich won't be fire chief much longer, as he prepares to add a few new titles before his name.Among them? Thief. Felon. And quite possibly, federal inmate.
WILKES-BARRE — City Police Chief Gerard Dessoye declined comment Thursday about a published report that he will be leaving the department to take over as director of security at King's College.
BUTLER TWP. — A woman allegedly caught with $5,000 worth of marijuana said she was selling the pot because she needed cash to pay bills and a new roof on her home, according to charges filed.
WILKES-BARRE — The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the Wilkes-Barre Police Department an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant worth $30,275. The award will be distributed via the federal Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Rep.
SCRANTON — A native son and bishop will return to his hometown for the annual Mass in Italian to be offered this Sunday in the Cathedral of St. Peter in Scranton. The Mass begins at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend.
MESHOPPEN — Kiwanis Wyoming County Fairgoers who donate blood at the Geisinger Blood Center booth this Sunday are in for a treat: hourly drawings for free tickets to The Swon Brothers' 7 p.m. performance at the fair.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Saturday will begin accepting applications for a third round of grants to pay for fleet conversions from diesel and gasoline to natural gas.
PLAINS TWP. — The 16th annual Gravestone Manor Theatrical Haunted House is currently in preparation, and is in need of volunteer actors, ushers and ticket takers, ages 15 to adult.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Tuesday released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team headquartered in...
KUNKLE — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, under the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded $226,800 in grants to the Kunkle Fire Co. for operations and safety, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey announced...
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WILKES-BARRE — Two prisoners out on work release were spotted lounging on a bench on Public Square on Thursday, allegedly high on some drug, according to city police.
There's something Peculiar in Pittston? Of course there is, if Gene Philbin has anything to do with it.
WILKES-BARRE — A West Hazleton man who pleaded guilty to tearing a woman's stomach tissue through her anus will spend up to 21 years behind bars.
Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis plans to withdraw two theft cases pending against Wilkes-Barre Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Yuknavich, who has reached a separate plea agreement with federal...
WILKES-BARRE — The best tool in fighting poverty and crime may lie in books like “Hama Llama and the Bully Goat.”
One scene exemplifies my anger with “If I Stay,” the latest teen weepy where Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) recalls her love story as she lingers in a coma after a horrific family car accident. A nurse urges her to fight if she wants...
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Jeff Bridges can still remember the moment he stumbled upon Lois Lowry's young adult novel “The Giver.” It was around 1995, and the actor was searching for a project to work on with his father, Lloyd Bridges.
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