Off to Durham: Kingston native made trip to Governors’ Cup Finals

Off to Durham: Kingston native made trip to Governors’ Cup Finals

DURHAM, N.C. — When the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders punched their ticket to the Governors’ Cup Finals after beating the Lehigh Valley...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


Luzerne County approves new borrowing for energy project

Luzerne County approves new borrowing for energy project

WILKES-BARRE — After years of whittling down inherited debt, Luzerne County government will borrow $7.5 million — an estimated $12.1 milli...

September 12th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


County Council to discuss proposed tax break for plastic-bin manufacturer

County Council to discuss proposed tax break for plastic-bin manufacturer

A proposed real estate tax break is coming before Luzerne County Council.While such breaks often prompt criticism, officials in Hazle Township already...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Sutton Road in Kingston Township closed today, maybe Wednesday

Sutton Road in Kingston Township closed today, maybe Wednesday

Sutton Road in Kingston Township is closed to all traffic today and possibly Wednesday for paving. Motorists should alter their routes and adjust thei...

September 11th, 2017 updated: September 13th, 2017. |  


Dispute erupts over gas pipeline plans that would demolish Dallas Twp. barn

Dispute erupts over gas pipeline plans that would demolish Dallas Twp. barn

DALLAS TWP. — For more than a century, the timber-frame bank barn on Dale Wilkie’s farm has withstood anything Mother Nature could throw a...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Back Mountain church, community team up for family-friendly festival

Back Mountain church, community team up for family-friendly festival

DALLAS — St. Paul’s Lutheran Church held its annual Summerfest on Saturday, celebrating the 500th anniversary of Lutheranism and joining f...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Dallas Days firemen’s bazaar, parade part of bicentennial celebration

Dallas Days firemen’s bazaar, parade part of bicentennial celebration

LEHMAN TWP. — A crowd lined the entrance to the Luzerne County Fairgrounds on Ambrose Street, as sirens blared and the parade they came proceede...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


One-car crash in Dallas Township leaves two dead

One-car crash in Dallas Township leaves two dead

DALLAS TWP. — A crash on Kunkle Road on Saturday left two people dead.According to the Back Mountain Fire/EMS Facebook page, a call reporting a ...

July 1st, 2017 updated: July 1st, 2017. |  


Arts, antiques show helps kick off summer season at Harveys Lake

Arts, antiques show helps kick off summer season at Harveys Lake

HARVEYS LAKE — Visitors to the Arts and Antiques Festival on Sunset Beach on Sunday got to browse a variety of vendors and their wares as well a...

June 25th, 2017 |  


Dallas board votes to deduct teachers’ salaries for strike days not worked

Dallas board votes to deduct teachers’ salaries for strike days not worked

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District teachers will have their salaries deducted for seven unworked days, according to a resolution the school bo...

June 19th, 2017 updated: June 19th, 2017. |