Spring-like weather expected in Wyoming Valley into midweek

Spring-like weather expected in Wyoming Valley into midweek

It’s going to continue to feel like spring in the Wyoming Valley, as sunny skies and warmer temperatures are expected to stick around this week....

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


Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce holds Mid-Winter Breakfast

Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce holds Mid-Winter Breakfast

The Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce held its Mid-Winter Breakfast Feb. 17 at the Gramercy Restaurant and Ballroom, Main Street, Pittston. Luzerne...

February 19th, 2017 |  


BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

WEST PITTSTON – The 15 wins Wyoming Area carried with it into Tuesday night’s Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball game with visiting...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Capitol roundup: Bill would severely limit women’s health care options, Wolf says

Gov. Tom Wolf this week joined women’s health advocates and medical professionals to denounce the fast-tracking of Senate Bill 3, which the gove...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Growth, nursing shortage leads to recruitment at NEPA hopitals, clinics

Growth, nursing shortage leads to recruitment at NEPA hopitals, clinics

WILKES-BARRE — Two health care providers announced major recruitment efforts within a month of each other, bringing more than 300 nursing and su...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Local school district payments to charter schools shot up 70 percent in 6 years.

Local school district payments to charter schools shot up 70 percent in 6 years.

Charter schools, particularly online “cyber charters” have increasingly been blamed for school district financial woes, with administrator...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Wyoming Area Secondary Center THON event one month away as preparations exceed expectations

Wyoming Area Secondary Center THON event one month away as preparations exceed expectations

EXETER — What started as an idea to replicate Penn State University’s annual THON has quickly become a reality for Wyoming Area Secondary ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County district attorney issues new alert on dangerous drug

Luzerne County district attorney issues new alert on dangerous drug

Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis has reissued an alert on the dangerous synthetic opioid carfentanil because it recently emerged n...

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


Wendy Cominsky announces Luzerne County Council run

Wendy Cominsky announces Luzerne County Council run

Wendy Cominsky, 45, a Democrat from Dallas Township, has announced she is running for Luzerne County Council.Cominsky owns and operates Au Salon in Da...

February 17th, 2017 |  


My Corner, Your Corner: I’ve become a cord cutter

My Corner, Your Corner: I’ve become a cord cutter

It’s time to cut the cord – or at least attempt to.Last week, I made a decision to move away from my satellite TV by suspending my account...

February 17th, 2017 |