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. |  


AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

Average gas prices held steady overnight, but they are all down slightly in the last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today’...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Rain, warmer temperatures expected through the midweek

Rain, warmer temperatures expected through the midweek

Rain is expected to stick around the Wyoming Valley through Wednesday, and the temperatures will also warm slightly.The National Weather Service indic...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Compensation for Luzerne County tax collectors to be discussed next week

Compensation for Luzerne County tax collectors to be discussed next week

The amount Luzerne County pays for tax collection is up for discussion at next week’s county council meeting.Some council members agreed at a re...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


PennEast Pipeline Company announces nonprofit grant program

PennEast Pipeline Company announces nonprofit grant program

WYOMISSING — PennEast Pipeline announced a grant program aimed at helping area nonprofits further Science, Technology, Engineering and Math prog...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County 911 texting option utilized nearly 500 times in 2016

Luzerne County 911 texting option utilized nearly 500 times in 2016

Luzerne County’s 911 center received 493 messages seeking help or reporting problems in 2016 through a new texting option, county 911 Director F...

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


Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain expected in the Wyoming Valley into Tuesday morning

Freezing rain could cause traffic difficulties for the Wyoming Valley tonight and into Tuesday morning.The National Weather Service has issued a freez...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County issues refunds to two companies due to property assessment reductions

Luzerne County issues refunds to two companies due to property assessment reductions

Luzerne County government recently returned $48,326 in past real estate tax payments to two businesses because they received assessment reductions, ac...

January 14th, 2017 |  


LCCC, University of Scranton sign dual-enrollment agreement

LCCC, University of Scranton sign dual-enrollment agreement

SCRANTON — Students attending Luzerne County Community College now have the opportunity to dual enroll at the University of Scranton.LCCC Presid...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Eight Luzerne County municipalities increasing taxes in 2017

Eight Luzerne County municipalities increasing taxes in 2017

Eight of Luzerne County’s 76 municipalities are increasing real estate taxes this year, a review of new data from the county treasurer’s o...

January 13th, 2017 |