Wilkes-Barre seeking bids for demolition of vacant houses

WILKES-BARRE — The city is seeking bids for the demolition of three dilapidated houses, including the notorious “raccoon house” on T...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Analysis: Democrats must work hard to reach needed unity to defeat Trump

Analysis: Democrats must work hard to reach needed unity to defeat Trump

PHILADELPHIA — After two weeks of political conventions, the race for the White House is now in the hands of the candidates and their campaign s...

July 29th, 2016 updated: July 29th, 2016. |  


Luzerne County zoning office is cracking down on occupancy permits

Luzerne County zoning office is cracking down on occupancy permits

Dozens of property owners who built homes or other structures the last few years are receiving letters from Luzerne County’s planning/zoning off...

July 29th, 2016 updated: July 29th, 2016. |  


Kids learn about fire safety at LCCC camp

Kids learn about fire safety at LCCC camp

NANTICOKE — Smoke. Water. Flames.Children attending Luzerne County Community College’s week-long fire camp watched members of the Nanticok...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Game time at the Wyoming Free Library

Game time at the Wyoming Free Library

WYOMING — Dozens of children gathered Friday at the Wyoming Free Library for an Enchanted Forest themed carnival, which emphasized the value of ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Kelly Services opens new location on Centerpoint Boulevard in Jenkins Township

Kelly Services opens new location on Centerpoint Boulevard in Jenkins Township

JENKINS TWP. — After several relocations in Lackawanna County, Kelly Services has a new home.The business officially moved into its new facility...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Geri-Fit® program gets area seniors moving, provides measurable health benefits

Geri-Fit® program gets area seniors moving, provides measurable health benefits

EDWARDSVILLE — A sign greeting visitors at the Edwardsville Senior Center reads, “Don’t just test the waters; make waves.”Geri...

July 29th, 2016 |  


City man who robbed South Main Street businesses gets up to 20 years

City man who robbed South Main Street businesses gets up to 20 years

WILKES-BARRE — A city man who robbed two South Main Street businesses under threats of violence last year was sentenced Friday in Luzerne County...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke police seek information about Meadowcrest Drive robbery

Nanticoke police seek information about Meadowcrest Drive robbery

NANTICOKE CITY — Police are seeking information regarding a robbery that took place in the 100 block of Meadowcrest Drive the night of July 13.A...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Omaha man charged in alleged solicitation at Cracker Barrel

Omaha man charged in alleged solicitation at Cracker Barrel

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police cited an out-of-state man after he allegedly attempted to sell merchandise at Cracker Barrel in Wilkes-Barre Township...

July 29th, 2016 |