More than 800 students are scheduled to receive their degrees from Luzerne County Community College at the 47th annual Commencement ceremony slated for 6 p.m. today at the Mohegan Sun Arena. They are:
SCRANTON — Pennsylvania native Vernard Scott Koerwer, Ed. D. will return home to join The Commonwealth Medical College as vice president for strategic initiatives and planning.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Officials have determined that a skunk that attacked two dogs and bit a woman last week has tested positive for rabies.
WILKES-BARRE — Many write-in candidates have found their way onto the November general election ballot, according to results released Thursday by the Luzerne County Bureau of Elections.
HANOVER TWP. — Mail service pharmacy CVS Caremark will go before the township planning commission next week to present its plan to expand operations in the Hanover Crossings.
WILKES-BARRE — A pair of Hazleton men who admitted to charges stemming from an assault avoided jailtime at their sentencing in Luzerne County Court. Ronald...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man high on synthetic marijuana smashed his way into a Pennsylvania day care facility and held a 5-year-old girl by the neck before a passer-by and police were able to rescue her, police said Thursday.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that's not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls.
HARRISBURG — State Sen. John Yudichak D-Plymouth Township unveiled comprehensive reform legislation which, if passed, would fundamentally alter the governing structure at Penn State University, aimed at making its Board of Trustees more...
PITTSTON — The Northeastern Pennsylvania Land Bank Authority passed the motion to approve the LSA Subgrantee Agreement between the West Pittston Borough, the Pittston Redevelopment Authority and the Land Bank.
SUNBURY — A Pennsylvania newspaper has apologized for printing a Memorial Day letter to the editor that called for a “regime change” and the execution of President Obama.
The local gas average dropped by a penny overnight, while other averages held steady.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following figures for today's average gas prices:
Sunshine should wrap up the rest of the week, but the chance for rain will return this weekend.
Commuters heading into downtown could run into some spotty areas of heavy congestion this morning.Otherwise, it should be a smooth ride into work.
WILKES-BARRE — And the awards go to — Mayor Thomas M. Leighton, John Maday and Lori Nocito.
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Brandi Naprava has spelled many words correctly during her journey to the Scripps Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
WILKES-BARRE — The head of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania stands to walk away with a hefty payout when the nonprofit health insurance company merges with Highmark Inc.
Luzerne County Administrative Services Division Head David Parsnik still was compiling a list of primary election write-in winners Wednesday because there were so many.
WILKES-BARRE — A recent private donation put a King's College endowment fund over the $1 million mark for the first time in the college's 59-year history.
WILKES-BARRE — A woman linked to convicted double-murderer Hugo Selenski pleaded guilty to three sets of charges Wednesday in Luzerne County Court.
Convicted double murderer Hugo Selenski got closer in his attempt for a new trial in Monroe County where he was found guilty in 2009 of robbing and holding a jewelry store owner hostage.
GOSHEN, N.Y. — A New York woman charged with killing her fiance pushed a floating paddle away from him as he struggled in the cold, choppy Hudson River after his kayak capsized, then waited 20 minutes to call for help, prosecutors said...
State Rep. Gerald Mullery wasn't surprised the Pennsylvania County Treasurers Association opposed his bill that would allow hunters to purchase antlerless licenses online or from issuing agents.
PLAINS TWP. — The public gets the next big news about Wilkes-Barre Area School District's looming building project — the latest estimate is about $100 million —with the board holding a meeting Thursday to unveil reports from...
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