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Updated: 4:17 pm. |    
Luzerne County tax-auction deserters a concern
AAA: Average gas prices continued their ascent overnight

AAA: Average gas prices continued their ascent overnight

Average gas prices continued to climb overnight, and the local average is up a dime from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for to...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Sunshine expected in the Wyoming Valley into the weekend

Sunshine expected in the Wyoming Valley into the weekend

The Wyoming Valley could see some rain today and into tonight, but sunshine is expected for the weekend.The National Weather Service indicated it was ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County prison oversight options debated in light of mounting problems

Luzerne County prison oversight options debated in light of mounting problems

Luzerne County officials are debating how to step up oversight of the county prison system in light of recent high-profile problems.Amid ongoing strug...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Dallas Council 8224 of the Knights of Columbus donate $1,000 to Go Joe XIX fundraiser

Dallas Council 8224 of the Knights of Columbus donate $1,000 to Go Joe XIX fundraiser

The Dallas Council 8224 of the Knights of Columbus donated $1,000 to Joe Snedeker of WNEP-TV in his bike ride throughout the viewing area in Go Joe XI...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS receives $218,000 grant

Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS receives $218,000 grant

DALLAS — Back Mountain Regional Fire & EMS received a funding boost from a Department of Homeland Security grant to increase emergency perso...

August 24th, 2016 |  


A touch of Ireland moves into the Back Mountain with Clancy’s Bar and Grill in Dallas Twp.

A touch of Ireland moves into the Back Mountain with Clancy’s Bar and Grill in Dallas Twp.

DALLAS TWP. — A place of friendship and a relaxed atmosphere mixed with good food and drinks sums up the Back Mountain’s newest dining est...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Lake-Lehman’s running game too much for Meyers
Dallas’ Monk, Lake-Lehman’s McGovern and Eury are players to watch on Penn State football team

Dallas’ Monk, Lake-Lehman’s McGovern and Eury are players to watch on Penn State football team

It wasn’t too long ago that Dallas High School grad Ryan Monk was sitting in Beaver Stadium, watching all the action from above. He and his fami...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Dallas golf team claims title at Tryba Preseason Tournament

Dallas golf team claims title at Tryba Preseason Tournament

EXETER – It was just a little more than a year ago when Tom Kilduff passed away while still being the head coach of Dallas’ golf team.His ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Sean Robbins returns as Wilkes-Barre Triathlon champion

Sean Robbins returns as Wilkes-Barre Triathlon champion

LEHMAN TWP. — While the 35th annual Wilkes-Barre Triathlon may not have been the most meaningful to Sean Robbins, it turned out to be one of his...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Dallas football program will rely on returning linemen for stability

Dallas football program will rely on returning linemen for stability

PLYMOUTH – With new faces all around the backfield, Dallas will rely on returning linemen from a playoff-qualifying team for early stability dur...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Lake-Lehman football ready for battle

Lake-Lehman football ready for battle

LEHMAN TWP. – More than ever, Lake-Lehman football coach Jerry Gilsky is thinking about his own team as the 2016 season approaches.In GilskyR...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Tunkhannock falls in Little League Softball East Regional Tournament

Tunkhannock falls in Little League Softball East Regional Tournament

DALLAS TWP. – Tunkhannock handed the eventual champions their only loss, but fell short on a tiebreaker and missed out on a chance to pursue the...

August 16th, 2016 |  


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Man on the Street: ‘What should students do to start the school year right?’

Man on the Street: ‘What should students do to start the school year right?’

“Usually you need to go around to stores and get clothes, backpacks and stuff for your school uniform.”Jacob BaldricaDallas“Look aro...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre Academy receives EITC donation from Landmark Community Bank

Wilkes-Barre Academy receives EITC donation from Landmark Community Bank

Landmark Community Bank, through the EITC program, contributed to Wilkes-Barre Academy’s pre-k program. At the presentation, from left, are: Cap...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Misericordia University to hold nine fall prevention workshops in September

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University is giving senior citizens an opportunity to learn how to prevent falls in and out of the home with nine fr...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Misericordia hosted Communications and Media camp

Misericordia hosted Communications and Media camp

Misericordia University hosted high school students for the Communications and Media Career Exploration Camp in June. Participating in the annual camp...

August 19th, 2016 |  


United Way of Wyoming Valley and Jewish Community Alliance partner to support summer learning

United Way of Wyoming Valley and Jewish Community Alliance partner to support summer learning

United Way of Wyoming Valley awarded the Jewish Community Alliance a $46,340 grant to support the JCC Day Camp for Children, using the grant funding f...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Wyoming County Players to present Summer Dessert Theater ‘Adam’s Eve’ Aug 20, 21 in Tunkhannock

Wyoming County Players to present Summer Dessert Theater ‘Adam’s Eve’ Aug 20, 21 in Tunkhannock

The Wyoming County Players will present their annual Summer Dessert Theater, with the comedy ‘Adam’s Eve’ by Matthew Carlin at 3 p.m...

August 16th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber preps for fall events

Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber preps for fall events

July was a quiet month for the Back Mountain Chamber (BMC), as many members were enjoying some summer vacation time.Back in ParadiseThe Back Mountain ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rustique Specialty Gifts in Dallas offers a flare for the unique

Rustique Specialty Gifts in Dallas offers a flare for the unique

DALLAS — When Brooke and Lauren Rakowski set out to fulfill an entrepreneurial goal they had one primary objective — to provide unusual gi...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


The Styling Studio in Dallas has been in fashion for 25 years

The Styling Studio in Dallas has been in fashion for 25 years

DALLAS TWP. — Hairstyles have come and gone, but good customer service and coiffing skills have remained in fashion for 25 years at The Styling ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s new property assessment contested

Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s new property assessment contested

The owner of the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino has filed an assessment appeal, arguing Luzerne County’s new $152.5 million tax assessment on the Pla...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Dallas Centre Hardware built a foundation of customer care

Dallas Centre Hardware built a foundation of customer care

DALLAS — As Dave Hartman got his pool ready for a hot weekend, he made sure to get his supplies from Dallas Centre Hardware.The family-owned har...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Hunlock Creek couple turns antique silverware into wearable art

Hunlock Creek couple turns antique silverware into wearable art

HUNLOCK CREEK — Joe Donnelly made his girlfriend, Kelly Holcomb, a bracelet out of an antique silver fork in 2013.Little did he know, the fun ch...

July 13th, 2016 |  


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