NEWS


Clouds, chance of rain and thunderstorms expected this weekend

Clouds, chance of rain and thunderstorms expected this weekend

Rain is still predicted for the Wyoming Valley for the holiday weekend, but the chances have diminished slightly from earlier forecasts.The National W...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Luzerne County correctional officers to carry pepper spray

Luzerne County correctional officers to carry pepper spray

Luzerne County prison correctional officers are expected to start carrying pepper spray next week as a subduing option when inmates become confrontati...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Harveys Lake woman faces prostitution charges

Harveys Lake woman faces prostitution charges

HARVEYS LAKE — A woman was arrested on prostitution charges Thursday after her landlord tipped off police.Police say Virginia Marie Elkins, 30, ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Superintendent: Remediation of mold in Dallas Elementary School classroom complete, district waiting on air quality testing

Superintendent: Remediation of mold in Dallas Elementary School classroom complete, district waiting on air quality testing

DALLAS TWP. — The remediation of a small section of mold found in a Dallas Elementary School classroom is complete, and the district is waiting ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Young Lake-Lehman junior high softball teams wins District 2 title

Young Lake-Lehman junior high softball teams wins District 2 title

By Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association rules, Lake-Lehman could have used ninth-graders on its junior high team, as long as that is the ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Happenings in the Back Mountain

Alzheimer’s Support GroupDALLAS — The Dallas Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet in the Board Room 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 1, at t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


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    SPORTS


    Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

    Meyers’ Nalasjia Harris-Johnson takes 4th straight PIAA track and field medal

    *This story has been updated to note a correctionSHIPPENSBURG — The pain shooting from her right knee seemed to be telling Nalasjia Harris-Johns...

    May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


    Montana wins state gold medal in track and field; 3 from WVC take 2nd

    Montana wins state gold medal in track and field; 3 from WVC take 2nd

    SHIPPENSBURG — The decision was an extremely difficult one.Ultimately, Payden Montana chose to give up playing basketball this winter and turn h...

    May 26th, 2017 |  


    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

    HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

    KINGSTON – Lake-Lehman got into a big hole early in its first trip to the District 2 girls lacrosse finals.The Black Knights fought back, puttin...

    May 25th, 2017 |  


    Maddie Kelley hurls Dallas softball team to District 2 victory

    Maddie Kelley hurls Dallas softball team to District 2 victory

    DALLAS TWP. – The way Maddie Kelley throws a softball once she gets going has Dallas coach Joyce Tinner tempted.“One thing about Maddie is...

    May 25th, 2017 |  


    Dallas lands spot in baseball final at PNC Field

    DALLAS TWP. – A common thread has run throughout the Dallas baseball team’s eight-game winning streak.Tunkhannock on May 8. And again on M...

    May 25th, 2017 |  


    D2 baseball: Dallas does it again vs. Tunkhannock to reach 4A title game

    D2 baseball: Dallas does it again vs. Tunkhannock to reach 4A title game

    DALLAS TWP. — A common thread has run throughout the Dallas baseball team’s eight-game winning streak.Tunkhannock on May 8. And again on M...

    May 24th, 2017 |  


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    Trucksville United Methodist Church’s 2017 Confirmation Class

    Trucksville United Methodist Church’s 2017 Confirmation Class

    KINGSTON TWP. — Trucksville United Methodist Church, 21 W. Church Road, welcomed several youths into membership on May 21 after they completed r...

    May 24th, 2017 |  


    Penn State Wilkes-Barre WISE program enters eighth year

    LEHMAN TWP. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is accepting registrations for its eighth Women in the Sciences and Engineering progr...

    May 24th, 2017 |  


    Community briefs

    DALLAS: The Daddow Isaacs, Inc., American Legion Post 672, Memorial Highway, will hold their 80th Memorial Day Parade, May 29. Services will be held o...

    May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


    Small Wonders Day Care School students ride to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    Small Wonders Day Care School students ride to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    KINGSTON TWP. — Small Wonders Day Care School students ages 3 to 6 years old participated in a fundraiser to benefit St. Jude Children’s R...

    May 23rd, 2017 |  


    Summer recreation program open for Dallas children

    DALLAS — The 2017 Dallas Summer Recreation Program will be held July 5 through Aug. 18. The program is open to Dallas Borough and Dallas Townshi...

    May 22nd, 2017 |  


    Stella is looking for a furever home

    Stella is looking for a furever home

    Stella is a little beauty. She is a 1-year-old domestic long hair mix. Stella is a laid back gal who loves to be brushed and is the purrfect lap cat. ...

    May 17th, 2017 |  


    BUSINESS


    Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank is coming to Dallas

    Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank is coming to Dallas

    DALLAS — Fidelity Deposit and Discount Bank will come to the Back Mountain this summer regardless of the outcome of a pending Zoning Hearing Boa...

    May 9th, 2017 |  


    Back Mountain Chamber notes: Hello, spring. Goodbye, snow

    Back Mountain Chamber notes: Hello, spring. Goodbye, snow

    Spring is in the air. Cherry blossoms, Daffodils and colorful tulips decorate the area with bursts of color, and the longer days and warmer temperatur...

    May 3rd, 2017 |  


    Danko’s All American Fitness opens second location in the Back Mountain

    Danko’s All American Fitness opens second location in the Back Mountain

    DALLAS TWP. — Larry Danko is flexing his muscles and expanding his fitness facility into the Back Mountain.For 26 years, Danko’s All Ameri...

    March 29th, 2017 |  


    Chamber Notes: Thanks to Back Mountain road crews for dealing with Stella

    Chamber Notes: Thanks to Back Mountain road crews for dealing with Stella

    The most memorable part of March for many of us was the visit from Stella when we experienced record snowfalls throughout the Back Mountain. Thank you...

    March 28th, 2017 |  


    Coming soon: A Big Mac delivered to your door. But will you want it?

    Coming soon: A Big Mac delivered to your door. But will you want it?

    If the people won’t go to McDonald’s, then the Big Macs must go to them.At least that’s the plan.After a two-month test run in Flori...

    March 5th, 2017 updated: March 5th, 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 |  


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