Negotiation attempts fail — Dallas teachers to go on strike Friday

Negotiation attempts fail — Dallas teachers to go on strike Friday

DALLAS TWP. — For the second time in the last two school years, Dallas School District teachers will go on strike Friday and there will be no cl...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Activist gets OK to burn Nazi-Confederate flag on courthouse steps

Activist gets OK to burn Nazi-Confederate flag on courthouse steps

BLOOMSBURG — Gene Stilp will burn his “racist” flag.Stilp appeared before the Columbia County commissioners Thursday morning to ask ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Attorneys argue if alleged judicial error denied Scholl a fair trial

Attorneys argue if alleged judicial error denied Scholl a fair trial

WILKES-BARRE — Even though Melissa Scholl has yet to be sentenced after a jury last week found her guilty of attempting to kill her two children...

September 21st, 2017 |  


‘Climate Change Simulation’ opens eyes on daily choices

‘Climate Change Simulation’ opens eyes on daily choices

DALLAS TWP. — Because Dorian Budziak chose a chicken dinner, Morgan Karas was given half a bowl of beans.Budziak picked a plastic water bottle o...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Kingston man sentenced for firearms felony

Kingston man sentenced for firearms felony

SCRANTON — LeShawn Burgman, 35, of Kingston, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for possession of firearms in furtherance of drug t...

September 21st, 2017 |  


WBS airport continues setting records

WBS airport continues setting records

PITTSTON TWP. — More and more passengers are getting on airplanes at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, according to the monthly r...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Count on it: Math symposium set at Misericordia

Count on it: Math symposium set at Misericordia

DALLAS TWP. — OK, make a math symposium sound fun and exciting to the average person.“No pressure,” Misericordia University math pro...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Some officials worried about reducing enrollment window for Obamacare

Some officials worried about reducing enrollment window for Obamacare

WILKES-BARRE — Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman are concerned the shortened enrollment period for the Affordable C...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


WB’s general fund balance increases in August, but OT costs on the rise

WB’s general fund balance increases in August, but OT costs on the rise

WILKES-BARRE — In the short term, the city’s balance sheet improved in August. But overtime costs continue to rise and $10.6 million in co...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Luzerne County property assessments questioned on repository sites

Luzerne County property assessments questioned on repository sites

New York resident Alex Zbinovsky snatched up a cavernous former factory in Wilkes-Barre in 2013 because he thought the structure had potential and the...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |