Times Leader- RSS Feed http://timesleader.com/ http://timesleader.com/ Fri, 22 May 2015 09:23:01 EST 1800 South Korean court frees Korean Air ‘nut rage’ executive http://timesleader.com/news/home_top/153656196/ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday suspended the prison term of a former Korean Air executive whose onboard “nut rage” tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:20:11 EST Average gas prices for May 22 http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153655982/ The local and state average gas prices held steady overnight, while the national average rose by a penny.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today's average gas prices: Fri, 22 May 2015 09:05:12 EST Now playing on the big screen http://timesleader.com/news/wk_movies/153611370/On-the-big-screen In theaters: Fri, 22 May 2015 08:05:11 EST Bazaar season begins in Northeastern Pennsylvania http://timesleader.com/news/features/153393020/Bring-on-the-pleasures-of-summer How long has it been since you pitched a horse shoe? Sipped a root beer float? Or sang along at a Polka Mass? Fri, 22 May 2015 08:00:12 EST Memorial Day to bring chance of showers, thunderstorms http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153654390/ Forecasts are now indicating that some rain is possible on Memorial Day.The good news, however, is that it does not look to be a complete wash out. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:00:11 EST Traffic report for May 22 http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153653887/ Heading into work or school? Getting a head start on that holiday trek?Wherever your destination, traffic should not be an issue this morning, but downtown Wilkes-Barre is reporting some areas of heavy traffic congestion. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:25:11 EST Dominic Hockenbury running for gold at PIAA Class 2A Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University http://timesleader.com/news/hstrackfield/153627914/Hockenbury-running-for-gold-again Plenty of things have changed for Dominic Hockenbury since the Lake-Lehman distance star won his first track and field gold medal during last year's state finals. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:25:18 EST Hazleton Area advances to the District 2-4 Class 4A championship http://timesleader.com/news/hssoftball/153636002/Hazleton-Area-advances-to-title-game HAZLETON — Delaware Valley's final swing of the softball season sent a sizzling line drive at Hazleton Area pitcher Celine Podlesney. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:25:12 EST Crestwood holds off Dallas for District 2 boys lacrosse title http://timesleader.com/news/719/153650349/Crestwood-holds-off-Dallas-for-D2-title DALLAS TWP. — Crestwood escaped its own penalty trouble in the first half, then made Dallas pay for penalties late in the game. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:10:14 EST Yankees ace Masahiro Tanako works 3 scoreless innings in rehab start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders http://timesleader.com/news/yankees/153648653/Tanaka-on-the-road-back MOOSIC — After missing nearly a month of game action, Masahiro Tanaka really wasn't looking for anything special. Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:12 EST Penn State, James Franklin find local flavor on trip to Wilkes-Barre http://timesleader.com/news/home_top-psu/153644198/PSU-finds-local-flavor-on-visit-to-Wilkes-Barre WILKES-BARRE — With some of the Wyoming Valley's biggest Penn State fans in front of him, James Franklin decided to have a little fun with a captive audience. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:45:11 EST Letter to the Editor: Wilkes-Barre association grateful for partners in mayoral forum http://timesleader.com/news/letters/153599701/Mayor-forum-successful The purpose of the Downtown Residents Association is to work to promote and improve one of the oldest neighborhoods in Wilkes-Barre. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:10:12 EST Holy Redeemer wins 5th straight District 2 title http://timesleader.com/news/hsvolleyball/153650633/Redeemer-wins-5th-straight-district-title DALLAS — It's hard to defend a title one time. Just imagine defending it multiple times.Well, Holy Redeemer made it look pretty easy Thursday night at Dallas High School. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:12 EST SNL writer addresses local students http://timesleader.com/news/local-news/153650989/SNL-writer-addresses-local-students KINGSTON — One of the head writers from Saturday Night Live had a simple message for Wyoming Valley West Middle School students on Thursday night. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:35:15 EST Kyle Kowalski’s gem puts Hanover Area in D2-2A title game http://timesleader.com/news/hsbaseball/153650895/DISTRICT-2-BASEBALL-Kowalskis-gem-puts-Hanover-Area-in-D2-2A-title-game HANOVER TWP. – Hanover Area hurler Kyle Kowalski may never top this game in high school career, certainly at this stage. Mid Valley starter Alex Varaksa will surely remember mowing down the Hawkeye lineup for nine innings. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:30:12 EST Tunkhannock Area School Board nixes contract, teachers to strike on Friday http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/153650905/ TUNKHANNOCK — Tunkhannock Area School District teachers will go on strike Friday. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:20:11 EST Lottery Numbers for Thursday, May 21 http://timesleader.com/news/lottery/153647692/LOTTERY MIDDAY DRAWINGPick Two - 8-6Pick Three - 1-5-2Pick Four - 7-2-1-1Pick Five - 2-1-5-5-9Treasure Hunt07-14-23-28-29EVENING DRAWING Thu, 21 May 2015 22:15:11 EST Business owners wary of proposed tax increases in Gov. Wolf’s budget http://timesleader.com/news/local-news-news/153644482/Business-owners-wary-of-proposed-tax-increases LA PLUME — Pennsylvania already is a tough place to do business and if Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed tax increases pass it will be a lot tougher, panels of business owners and groups representing them told lawmakers Thursday at a hearing on... Thu, 21 May 2015 20:35:11 EST Events Listings: May 22 to 28, 2015 http://timesleader.com/news/guide-listings/153459832/Events MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS: Thu, 21 May 2015 20:15:25 EST Concert Listings: May 22 to 28, 2015 http://timesleader.com/news/guide-listings/153459826/Concerts THIS WEEK: May 22 to 28, 2015 Thu, 21 May 2015 20:15:22 EST