Navy removes workers who gave middle-finger gesture to newborn

Navy removes workers who gave middle-finger gesture to newborn

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving th...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Catholic school in Pennsylvania reports racial slur on second dormitory door

Catholic school in Pennsylvania reports racial slur on second dormitory door

WAYNE, Pa. (AP) — A Catholic university in a Philadelphia suburb, along with local police, said a racial slur has been found written on a second...

September 20th, 2017 |  


College life: Taking surprises in stride an important part of fulfillment

College life: Taking surprises in stride an important part of fulfillment

Just when you think you have it down, life throws something else at you.I think that’s one of the most painstaking lessons I’ve learned at...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm

Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday morning, tearing off roofs and sen...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Burglars targeting homes and vehicles in South Wilkes-Barre

Burglars targeting homes and vehicles in South Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Residents in one section of the city are spreading the word among themselves about burglaries, some during daylight, at homes and...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Dallas teachers stage picket as strike date nears

Dallas teachers stage picket as strike date nears

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District parents arriving to drop off and pick up students Tuesday were greeted by teachers conducting an “inf...

September 19th, 2017 |  


At mayor’s urging, Hazleton council approves $850K state loan

At mayor’s urging, Hazleton council approves $850K state loan

HAZLETON — Council members approved a 10-year, no-interest loan for $850,000 from the state Department of Community and Economic Development in ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Times Leader Career Fair attracts hundreds of job seekers

Times Leader Career Fair attracts hundreds of job seekers

WILKES-BARRE — Melinda Gray was walking through the Times Leader Career Fair on Tuesday hoping to find a job she could do and enjoy at the same ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle gathers ahead of grant season

Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle gathers ahead of grant season

WILKES-BARRE — The Luzerne Foundation’s Millennium Circle held its annual Gathering of Friends on Tuesday night just ahead of crunch time ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Luzerne Borough business accused of selling alcohol to minor

Luzerne Borough business accused of selling alcohol to minor

LUZERNE — A borough business has been cited for allegedly supplying alcohol to a minor.CFM Variety Beverages, 101 Main St., Luzerne, is accused ...

September 19th, 2017 |