Pittston council approves engineering firm for streetscape work

Pittston council approves engineering firm for streetscape work

PITTSTON — Council members approved two proposals from Reilly Associates for engineering services at their monthly meeting Wednesday.The first p...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Testimony in Pittston bar shooting points to racial tension

Testimony in Pittston bar shooting points to racial tension

PITTSTON — “Here’s the gun. I got him.”Multiple witnesses called to testify Wednesday all remembered Stephen Jamal Spencer say...

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


Historic walk gives insight into Battle of Wyoming, subsequent massacre

Historic walk gives insight into Battle of Wyoming, subsequent massacre

To commemorate Revolutionary War Battle of Wyoming that happened in July of 1778, the Luzerne County Historical Society hosted a 2-mile tour of the si...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Avoca council members discuss damage to Memorial Field bleachers

Avoca council members discuss damage to Memorial Field bleachers

AVOCA — Old wooden bleachers were found destroyed at Memorial Field earlier this week, but the damage was reportedly unintentional.Borough Counc...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Problem with Geisinger Pittston vaccines leads to re-vaccination offer

Problem with Geisinger Pittston vaccines leads to re-vaccination offer

PITTSTON — Approximately 330 patients who received a vaccination at Geisinger’s Pittston clinic received a letter this week informing them...

July 13th, 2017 updated: July 13th, 2017. |  


Duryea council approves traffic study at busy intersection

Duryea council approves traffic study at busy intersection

DURYEA — Borough council members have approved a traffic study at the intersection of Main and Phoenix streets.The study will be conducted by Pe...

July 12th, 2017 updated: July 12th, 2017. |  


West Pittston Borough names new police chief

West Pittston Borough names new police chief

WEST PITTSTON — After months serving as officer-in-charge, Sgt. Mike Turner was promoted to chief of police by council this week.The unanimous d...

July 6th, 2017 updated: July 6th, 2017. |  


Wyoming Area School Board approves 3.4 percent tax hike

Wyoming Area School Board approves 3.4 percent tax hike

EXETER — The Wyoming Area School Board voted to raise property taxes by 3.4 percent this week — the most allowed by the state without aski...

June 28th, 2017 updated: June 28th, 2017. |  


Wyoming Area officials address grad’s controversial speech

Wyoming Area officials address grad’s controversial speech

EXETER — Michael Butera, local attorney and father of recent Wyoming Area graduate Peter Butera, was expected to speak at the district’s b...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Pittston council OKs deal to separate stormwater, sewage lines

Pittston council OKs deal to separate stormwater, sewage lines

PITTSTON — Council on Monday approved an agreement between the city and the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority.The deal, according to city admini...

June 12th, 2017 |