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 |  


Peeking into the Past: Pittstonians asked to help influence election result in Italy

Peeking into the Past: Pittstonians asked to help influence election result in Italy

Question:In 1948, By what methods were Italian-American families in Pittston asked to fight Communism in an important election in their homeland, and ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Win an 18-pound chocolate bunny from West Pittston’s Ballyhoo candy shop

Win an 18-pound chocolate bunny from West Pittston’s Ballyhoo candy shop

WEST PITTSTON — The Guinness Book of World Records’ title of largest rabbit belongs to a 4-foot-3-inch Flemish giant named Darius. Now, th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Luzerne County tab exceeds $500,000 for lawsuit involving a $70 receipt

Luzerne County tab exceeds $500,000 for lawsuit involving a $70 receipt

The 2009 termination of a Luzerne County employee over the alteration of a $70 receipt will end up costing the county more than $500,000, officials sa...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Connor McGovern opening spring practice at center for Penn State

Connor McGovern opening spring practice at center for Penn State

Spring practice begins on Wednesday. James Franklin wants to start it off with a center who knows the position well.The Penn State coach has just that...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Tyler Mozeleski, Nick Prociak play key role in state win; Holy Redeemer girls advance

Tyler Mozeleski, Nick Prociak play key role in state win; Holy Redeemer girls advance

COVINGTON TWP. – The Holy Cross offense needed to find some scoring.The Crusaders defense suddenly had an urgent need for rebounding.Tyler Mozel...

March 18th, 2017 |  


PawPalooza in Dupont raises money for Luzerne SPCA with food, prizes, music

PawPalooza in Dupont raises money for Luzerne SPCA with food, prizes, music

DUPONT — At a music festival like PawPalooza, you might expect the lineup to include acts like Kitty Purry, The Beagles and a stand-up routine b...

March 17th, 2017 |  


‘Maybe I will get to use that new assault rifle:’ Plains dad allegedly threatens C&Y caseworkers

‘Maybe I will get to use that new assault rifle:’ Plains dad allegedly threatens C&Y caseworkers

A 47-year-old Plains Township man has been charged with three misdemeanor counts of making terroristic threats against Luzerne County Children and You...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County officials addressing old problem with Rice Township tax payments

Luzerne County officials addressing old problem with Rice Township tax payments

After more than two decades, six Luzerne County property owners may soon clear a back-tax blemish blamed on the former Rice Township tax collector.Els...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |