NEWS


Phone attendance at Luzerne County Council meetings debated

Phone attendance at Luzerne County Council meetings debated

Luzerne County Councilwoman Kathy Dobash attended 10 of last year’s 25 regular voting meetings by phone, or 40 percent, a review of minutes and ...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Back Mountain students receive scholastic honors

WILKES-BARRE — Dr. Joseph Evan, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at King’s College, recently announced the students who hav...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Association for the Blind gets hand from region’s bomb squads

Association for the Blind gets hand from region’s bomb squads

STROUDSBURG — For Sarah Gorgone Peperno and Amy Feldman, Wednesday morning was unlike any other.Gorgone Peperno, president and CEO of the Greate...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Dallas School District issues tentative schedule

Dallas School District issues tentative schedule

DALLAS TWP. — Students in the Dallas School District will attend classes every weekday through June 30 with the exception of Memorial Day, accor...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Updated: Dallas School District issues tentative strike make-up day schedule

DALLAS TWP. — Dallas School District will conduct classes every weekday from Jan. 3 through June 30, according to a news release posted on the d...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Fundraiser for Blue Chip will aid no-kill shelter with veterinary bills

Fundraiser for Blue Chip will aid no-kill shelter with veterinary bills

DALLAS — It was a packed house inside Crabby’s Seafood Grill Tuesday evening as near 100 individuals, including two state representatives,...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball held a Skill Competition Jan. 7 at Wycallis Elementary School. Third and fourth-grade winners are, from left, first row, Lily ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — For the better part of an hour, Meyers’ Colin Pasone and Hazleton Area’s Chris Lasecki paced back and forth on opposit...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — After a promising freshman season when he won a match at the Class 3A Northeast Regional Tournament, Coughlin’s Jake Cole mi...

January 6th, 2017 |  


WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

One of the biggest weekends of the Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling season is here. The conference tournament kicks off Friday and Saturday at Lake...

January 6th, 2017 |  


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Alec Sampson, Steven Newell, Justin Hutchins and Xavier Barber posted first-period pins at four consecutive weight classes Tuesday to lead Dallas to a...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

NANTICOKE — One look at the fierce-looking hawk wearing an oversized Roman helmet emblazoned on the swimmers’ caps and it was official.Com...

January 4th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Confirmands joined the membership of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Dallas, under the leadership and guidance of Rev. Jennifer Baer. Confirmands, from l...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Happy birthday Alyssa Ryan Pajalich!

Happy birthday Alyssa Ryan Pajalich!

Alyssa Ryan Pajalich, daughter of LoriAnn and Mark Pajalich, Moosic, is celebrating her 11th birthday today, Jan. 14, 2017. She is the granddaughter o...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Man on the street: ‘Why do we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day?’

Man on the street: ‘Why do we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day?’

“He was influential and helped unify the country about segregation.”Elizabeth ChamberlainTrucksville,\“Because he was an activis...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriage-license applications, divorce filings in Luzerne County

Marriages & DivorcesMarriage-license applications filed in the Luzerne County Register of Wills Office between Dec. 22 and Jan. 05:Anthony Thomas ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Fire safety at Small Wonders Day Care

Fire safety at Small Wonders Day Care

Larry Long of the Trucksville Fire Department visited Small Wonders Day Care, Shavertown. Children learned about fire safety and the various parts of ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

DALLAS TWP. — Namaste to the Back Mountain and surrounding communities from the area’s new business, G+ME Children’s Yoga & Bout...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

The Back Mountain Chamber (BMC) held its Fourth Annual BMC Economic Summit Breakfast in October. It featured a speaker from the Federal Reserve Bank o...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, to open in Dallas Twp.

DALLAS — G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, will open in November at the Twin Stacks Center in Dallas. The studio and boutique...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

LEHMAN TWP. — The nation, state and region have economic growth, according to Elif Sen, a senior economic analyst in the Research Department at ...

October 21st, 2016 updated: October 21st, 2016. |  


Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

DALLAS TWP. — Concepts of pilates, yoga and ballet are blended to create a low-impact workout at The Zen Barre Studio.The Zen Barre Studio (pron...

October 19th, 2016 |  


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