Luzerne County Council to discuss “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance

Luzerne County Council to discuss “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance

An “anti-pay-to-play” ordinance up for discussion at Tuesday’s Luzerne County Council work session would limit campaign contribution...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Public invited to Luzerne County government events

Public invited to Luzerne County government events

Luzerne County officials are inviting the public to numerous upcoming events to celebrate National County Government Month in April:• March 31, ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Duryea Sons of American Legion, Squadron 585, starting scholarship fund

Duryea Sons of American Legion, Squadron 585, starting scholarship fund

DURYEA — The Duryea Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 585, have begun a scholarship fund and will award two $500 scholarships.Applications a...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area career fair set for April 7 aimed at area opportunities

Pittston Area career fair set for April 7 aimed at area opportunities

YATESVILLE — The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce, along with PA CareerLink Luzerne County, Luzerne/Schuylkill Workforce Investment Board an...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Rain, warmer temperatures could cause flooding as snowpack melts

Rain, warmer temperatures could cause flooding as snowpack melts

Rain and warmer temperatures could increase the risk for minor flooding in the Wyoming Valley this week.According to a hazardous weather outlook issue...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Luzerne County Council rethinks residency requirement for managers

Several prospective applicants with strong resumes did not pursue Luzerne County government management jobs because they would be required to relocate...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

Officially a problem: High school referees aging; replacements hard to find

For the most part, the game was played without controversy.There was a technical foul, along with a couple of calls that brought grumbling from a few ...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Warmer temperatures and rain expected in the Wyoming Valley; NWS warns of flooding

Warmer temperatures and rain expected in the Wyoming Valley; NWS warns of flooding

Warmer temperatures can be expected in the Wyoming Valley into next week.The National Weather Service indicated it was 43 degrees as of 7:54 a.m. at t...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Perry seeking Luzerne County Council seat

Perry seeking Luzerne County Council seat

Chris Perry, of Fairview Township, has announced his run for Luzerne County Council.Perry, 67, majored in biology at Bloomsburg University, graduating...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Wyoming Area School Board will recognize Walmart Foundation at March 28 meeting

Wyoming Area School Board will recognize Walmart Foundation at March 28 meeting

EXETER — Walmart is stocked with a number of everyday needs, from boxers and briefs to kitchen sinks. But when the needs of community organizati...

March 24th, 2017 |