Visitors to Sophia Coxe house in Drifton get lesson on old-time photography

Visitors to Sophia Coxe house in Drifton get lesson on old-time photography

HAZLE TWP. — Photography has taken on many forms since its inception in 1893 — daguerreotype, ambrotype, cartes de visite, digital, just t...

April 24th, 2016 updated: April 25th, 2016. |  


Keeping Ryanne Cara’s memory alive with a ride and poker run in Sugarloaf Twp.

Keeping Ryanne Cara’s memory alive with a ride and poker run in Sugarloaf Twp.

SUGARLOAF TWP. — A group in Luzerne County wants to remember a young girl by dedicating playgrounds in her memory. It’s because of her mem...

April 20th, 2016 updated: April 20th, 2016. |  


Scamutz cheese always on the tips of tongues in Hazleton

Scamutz cheese always on the tips of tongues in Hazleton

HAZLETON — The secret’s out.That mouth-watering morsel making mouths water in Hazleton for decades is nothing more than an age-old ingredi...

April 19th, 2016 |  


Hazleton Concert Series wrapping up 2015-16 season with a two-act tandem that celebrates big band and swing

Hazleton Concert Series wrapping up 2015-16 season with a two-act tandem that celebrates big band and swing

HAZLETON — At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, Hazleton Concert Series’ 2015-16 season wraps up with appearances from the Glenn Miller Orc...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Butler Twp. municipal building project moves forward

BUTLER TWP. — The township supervisors — Brian Kisenwhether, Dr. Frank Palidora and Charles Altmiller — to move forward on building ...

April 13th, 2016 |  


Hazleton prayer walk participants pray for a city divided

Hazleton prayer walk participants pray for a city divided

HAZLETON — In spite of chilly temperatures, about a dozen believers took to the downtown streets on Sunday to pray for their city, which has bee...

April 3rd, 2016 updated: April 3rd, 2016. |  


Sand Springs acquires Edgewood in the Pines

DRUMS — Once owned by Congressman Lou Barletta’s family, the Edgewood in the Pines golf course has had a storied history, including once b...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Wyoming Seminary Lower School educator Clark Switzer bringing classroom documentary to local libraries for month-long speaker series

Wyoming Seminary Lower School educator Clark Switzer bringing classroom documentary to local libraries for month-long speaker series

For the past five years, Clark Switzer has continuously created and tweaked his documentary, “Scratching the Surface: 300 Years of Wyoming Valle...

March 27th, 2016 updated: March 28th, 2016. |  


Some Luzerne County school districts hit ‘crisis’ mode with lack of funding due to state budget battle

Some Luzerne County school districts hit ‘crisis’ mode with lack of funding due to state budget battle

HANOVER TWP. — Luzerne County schools aren’t standing alone against Gov. Tom Wolf in a budget battle that threatens their closure because ...

March 21st, 2016 updated: March 22nd, 2016. |  


Jack Black to portray Hazleton’s former ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewandowski in new film

Jack Black to portray Hazleton’s former ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewandowski in new film

Jan Lewandowski, the former “Polka King” who once called Hazleton home and fell from grace after being convicted of securities fraud, will...

March 10th, 2016 updated: March 10th, 2016. |