Forecast indicate ‘excessive’ rainfall possible early into next week

Rain is expected in the Wyoming Valley sporadically throughout the weekend, and forecasts indicate the rainfall could be substantial into the new week...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Status of the Columbus statue given at Pittston council meeting

Status of the Columbus statue given at Pittston council meeting

PITTSTON — City Administrator Joe Mozkovitz provided an update on the status of the Christopher Columbus statue at the regular council meeting W...

January 18th, 2017 |  


County council members send governor letter opposing prison closure

County council members send governor letter opposing prison closure

A Luzerne County Council majority sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Wednesday urging him to keep the State Correctional Institute at Retreat...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Pittston Area won’t exceed Act 1 limit, 3.4 percent

Pittston Area won’t exceed Act 1 limit, 3.4 percent

YATESVILLE — The Pittston Area School Board voted not to seek an exemption from the Act 1 Taxpayers Relief Act at its monthly meeting Tuesday ni...

January 18th, 2017 |  


PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

PGC set to vote on allowing semi-automatic rifles for hunting

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is expected to vote on a measure to allow semi-automatic rifles to be used in several hunting seasons, including deer...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Former Exeter Hose Co. treasurer Stephanie McNeil headed to county court

Former Exeter Hose Co. treasurer Stephanie McNeil headed to county court

WEST PITTSTON — A former Exeter fire company treasurer who allegedly stole over $67,000 was in court Wednesday.Stephanie Lynn McNeil, 34, and he...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County identifies new revenue stream

Luzerne County identifies new revenue stream

Luzerne County Manager C. David Pedri praised county Chief Public Defender Steven Greenwald Wednesday for identifying an untapped revenue stream that ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

The state’s average gas price dipped slightly overnight, but all averages are down by at least a penny in the last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provide...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Slightly warmer temperatures, chance of rain expected as the week ends

Slightly warmer temperatures, chance of rain expected as the week ends

Slightly warmer temperatures and a chance of rain will stick around the Wyoming Valley into the latter part of the week.The National Weather Service i...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Figures on Luzerne County’s cut of tax-break program debated

Figures on Luzerne County’s cut of tax-break program debated

At most, Luzerne County is entitled to $1.58 million from an expiring tax-break program — significantly less than the $3 million some county cou...

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