Luzerne County Courthouse to host potential grand jurors

Luzerne County Courthouse to host potential grand jurors

WILKES-BARRE — A pool of potential jurors nearly 200-strong will populate the Luzerne County Courthouse Friday for seating of a county investiga...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Greater Nanticoke Area budget calls for 5.5 percent tax hike

Greater Nanticoke Area budget calls for 5.5 percent tax hike

NANTICOKE — Taxpayers in the Greater Nanticoke Area School District will see their taxes go up 5.5 percent next year.The school board passed an ...

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


Nanticoke man faces numerous charges after allegedly raping a child

Nanticoke man faces numerous charges after allegedly raping a child

NANTICOKE — Police have charged a city man with three counts of attempted rape.According to a criminal complaint, Glynn A. Wildoner Jr., 36, of ...

June 17th, 2016 updated: June 17th, 2016. |  


Nanticoke amends Radiological Emergency Response Plan

NANTICOKE — The city council unanimously approved a new Radiological Emergency Response Plan at Wednesday night’s meeting.Every city withi...

June 15th, 2016 |  


Nanticoke receives state DEP grant for new recycling containers

Nanticoke receives state DEP grant for new recycling containers

NANTICOKE — A recently awarded grant will allow the city to buy and distribute recycling containers to residents.Nanticoke was one of six Luzern...

June 13th, 2016 updated: June 13th, 2016. |  


Local police ‘in limbo’ as DA continues push for control of drug task force

Local police ‘in limbo’ as DA continues push for control of drug task force

WILKES-BARRE — As the county district attorney jostles for command of a drug task force led by the office of the state’s embattled attorne...

June 12th, 2016 |  


Students at Nanticoke Family Center equipped for summer with literacy kits

Students at Nanticoke Family Center equipped for summer with literacy kits

NEWPORT TWP. — For 5-year-old Madison Falkowski and her 18 classmates, Tuesday was a bittersweet day. They were walking away from the Greater Na...

June 7th, 2016 updated: June 7th, 2016. |  


Sugar Notch dress factory stands no more

Sugar Notch dress factory stands no more

SUGAR NOTCH — With a few surgical moves of an excavator, the dress factory in town stands no more.Brdaric Excavating, Luzerne, was at the site o...

June 6th, 2016 updated: June 6th, 2016. |  


Walkowiak’s Cafe in Nanticoke cited for not reporting a manager change to PLCB

Walkowiak’s Cafe in Nanticoke cited for not reporting a manager change to PLCB

NANTICOKE — A Nanticoke bar was cited by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for not reporting a change of manager.Walkowiak’s Cafe, 407...

June 1st, 2016 updated: June 1st, 2016. |  


Meet 9-year-old therapy dog Angel and her owner, Mary Kiewlak, of Nanticoke

Meet 9-year-old therapy dog Angel and her owner, Mary Kiewlak, of Nanticoke

NANTICOKE — As 9-year-old Angel made her rounds at Guardian Elder Care the cocker spaniel/poodle mix dealt with the day’s set of occupatio...

May 30th, 2016 |