Nanticoke duo pens a book about a curious boy and a magical leprechaun

Nanticoke duo pens a book about a curious boy and a magical leprechaun

NANTICOKE — A Nanticoke grandmother and her grandson spent the better part of the past year seeing a dream come to life — in the form of a...

September 30th, 2016 |  


One charge withdrawn in Stephen Miller’s DUI case; case still open

One charge withdrawn in Stephen Miller’s DUI case; case still open

NANTICOKE — Stephen Miller had his day in court Thursday on DUI charges from June, but Miller himself was nowhere to be found.Instead, Miller wa...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Retired state policeman Tom Wall is Nanticoke’s new top cop

Retired state policeman Tom Wall is Nanticoke’s new top cop

NANTICOKE — A retired Pennsylvania State Trooper has been hired as the city’s top cop.Tom Wall, a lifelong Nanticoke resident, was sworn i...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Fire extinguished in kitchen of Newport Township home

Fire extinguished in kitchen of Newport Township home

NEWPORT TWP. — Members of two fire departments spent part of their day Monday fighting a kitchen fire at a double block in the township.Accordin...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Winning an Emmy: Nanticoke native proves dreams do come true

Winning an Emmy: Nanticoke native proves dreams do come true

From catering the Emmys to winning an Emmy, Nanticoke native Natalie Thimm is living her dream. Thimm won a 2016 Creative Arts Emmy for her work on an...

September 16th, 2016 |  


UGI to restore manufactured gas plant in Nanticoke

UGI to restore manufactured gas plant in Nanticoke

NANTICOKE — The area around a former manufactured gas plant will have new life by the beginning of next year, officials say.UGI Utilities is res...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Garden Drive-In vandalized over weekend

Garden Drive-In vandalized over weekend

HUNLOCK CREEK — The Garden Drive-In Theatre was burglarized over the weekend, according to a Facebook post Monday morning.The post says that at ...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Lawmakers discuss economic development and jobs

Lawmakers discuss economic development and jobs

NANTICOKE — Aimed at targeting economic development and jobs in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region, a House Democratic panel hosted by State R...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Girl Scout camp to close; leaders fight back

Girl Scout camp to close; leaders fight back

SHICKSHINNY — It was a difficult, but necessary, decision.Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania announced in July it would close Camp Louise....

September 6th, 2016 |  


EPCAMR donates ‘mini-grants’ to local cleanup groups

EPCAMR donates ‘mini-grants’ to local cleanup groups

ASHLEY — Thanks to a grant from a local nonprofit, the Newport Township Crime Watch Organization’s spring 2017 cleanup is off to a running...

September 4th, 2016 updated: September 4th, 2016. |