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Historic Luzerne County Courthouse repairs in the works

Historic Luzerne County Courthouse repairs in the works

WILKES-BARRE — As Luzerne County’s majestic courthouse marks its 107th anniversary this week, county officials are preparing to address water …

May 29th, 2016 |  

No traffic snarls expected for Sunday commute

No traffic snarls expected for Sunday commute

Free-flowing traffic is expected on most of the major roadways Sunday in the Wyoming Valley. Interstate 81, Interstate 80 and …

May 29th, 2016 |  

Luzerne County preparing for another potential state budget impasse

Luzerne County preparing for another potential state budget impasse

Luzerne County’s administration is working on a plan to avoid another crisis if state officials again fail to pass a …

May 28th, 2016 |  

Highways, roadways clear to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Highways, roadways clear to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Those hitting the roads to pick up last-minute wares for backyard barbecues and other Memorial Day weekend festivities ought to …

May 28th, 2016 |  

High temperatures, storms possible for Memorial Day weekend

High temperatures, storms possible for Memorial Day weekend

Rain and thunderstorms are possible this Memorial Day weekend, but otherwise expect sun and temperatures to push the low 90s. …

May 28th, 2016 |  

Wyoming Area holds seventh annual scholarship celebration May 26

Wyoming Area holds seventh annual scholarship celebration May 26

EXETER — Wyoming Area School District held its seventh annual scholarship celebration Thursday May 26 in the high school cafeteria. …

May 28th, 2016 |  

Luzerne County Correctional Facility examining possible attempted prison escape

Luzerne County Correctional Facility examining possible attempted prison escape

A Luzerne County Correctional Facility inmate tried to climb out of a cage in the prison yard, but it’s unclear …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Northeast Fair returns to Pittston Township June 21-26

Northeast Fair returns to Pittston Township June 21-26

PITTSTON TWP. — The Northeast Fair returns to the fair grounds at 20 Freeport Road in the Grimes Industrial Park …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Greater Pittston library news for the week of May 29, 2016

Greater Pittston library news for the week of May 29, 2016

PITTSTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY Library closed May 30 PITTSTON — The Pittston Memorial Library will be closed Saturday, May 28 and …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Senior Citizens’ News: Pittston Active Adult Center closed Monday, May 30

Senior Citizens’ News: Pittston Active Adult Center closed Monday, May 30

PITTSTON ACTIVE ADULT CENTER Center closed Monday PITTSTON — The Pittston Active Adult Center will be closed Monday, May 30 …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Local Chatter: Greater Pittston students graduate from colleges near and far

Local Chatter: Greater Pittston students graduate from colleges near and far

Gutowski named to dean’s list PHILADELPHIA — Michael Gutowski, son of Babe and Jeanne Gutowski, West Avoca, was named to …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Greater Pittston AMVETS hold Memorial Day program, present flags at Pittston Area High School

Greater Pittston AMVETS hold Memorial Day program, present flags at Pittston Area High School

YATESVILLE — Three days after Ethan Brown turned 17, he found himself in a military recruiting office. The Pittston Area …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Local, national average gas prices climbed overnight

Local, national average gas prices climbed overnight

The local and national average gas prices climbed slightly overnight, while the state’s average didn’t change. AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the Memorial Day weekend

Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the Memorial Day weekend

The chance of showers and thunderstorms will stick around throughout the Memorial Day weekend. The National Weather Service indicated that …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Scattered areas of minor, heavy traffic congestion reported this morning

Scattered areas of minor, heavy traffic congestion reported this morning

Commuters could encounter some isolated areas of traffic congestion on the ride into work and school this morning. Free-flowing traffic …

May 27th, 2016 |  

Citizens push for marijuana decriminalization in Luzerne County

Citizens push for marijuana decriminalization in Luzerne County

At a legislative committee meeting Thursday, Wilkes-Barre resident Matthew Ford encouraged Luzerne County officials to get involved in efforts to …

May 26th, 2016 |  

Pittston Central Catholic H.S. Class of 1955 meeting June 14

Pittston Central Catholic H.S. Class of 1955 meeting June 14

EXETER — The Pittston Central Catholic High School class of 1955 will hold its monthly dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. …

May 26th, 2016 |  

New garbage stickers reminder for Pittston City residents

New garbage stickers reminder for Pittston City residents

PITTSTON — Residents are reminded to begin using red and white 2016-17 garbage stickers on June 3. Garbage will not …

May 26th, 2016 |  

Matters of Faith: Greater Pittston church listings for the week of May 29, 2016

Matters of Faith: Greater Pittston church listings for the week of May 29, 2016

Christian and Missionary Alliance 317 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston 570-654-2500 or 570-654-7414 cmaofwestpittston@juno.com Website: www.cmawp.com Sunday prayer, 9 a.m.; Worship, …

May 26th, 2016 |  

Peeking into the Past: Origin of Greater Pittston hose company names still a mystery

Peeking into the Past: Origin of Greater Pittston hose company names still a mystery

Question: In 1962, a question was raised in the Sunday Dispatch as to the origin of the names of the …

May 26th, 2016 |  

Students complete two-year program for First Holy Communion at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish in Pittston

Students complete two-year program for First Holy Communion at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish in Pittston

Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish recently celebrated First Holy Communion with eight children who completed a two-year preparation program. …

May 26th, 2016 |  

Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club awards scholarship to Pittston Area student Hayley Norwillo

Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club awards scholarship to Pittston Area student Hayley Norwillo

At a recent luncheon, the Wyoming Valley Woman’s Club awarded an educational scholarship to Pittston Area student and Duryea resident …

May 26th, 2016 |  

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