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Luzerne County tax-auction deserters a concern
Sunshine, hot temperatures expected in the Wyoming Valley this weekend

Sunshine, hot temperatures expected in the Wyoming Valley this weekend

Sunshine and hot temperatures are expected this weekend in the Wyoming Valley.The National Weather Service indicated it was 74 degrees as of 6:54 a.m....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Luzerne County Council member criticizes colleague’s “threatening behavior”

Luzerne County Council member criticizes colleague’s “threatening behavior”

Luzerne County Councilman Robert Schnee publicly apologized for pounding his fist on the table and making a comment involving a bazooka during Tuesday...

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


Misericordia University and King’s College welcomes new students

Misericordia University and King’s College welcomes new students

DALLAS — Colomba Kampfe said she was trying not to cry Thursday as she helped her 18-year-old daughter Ariana unpack plastic totes and set up he...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Gregory Strazdus pleads guilty to Harveys Lake hit-and-run; ordered to pay $44K to victim

Gregory Strazdus pleads guilty to Harveys Lake hit-and-run; ordered to pay $44K to victim

WILKES-BARRE — A man charged in a hit-and-run that severely injured a bicyclist earlier this year at Harveys Lake pleaded guilty Thursday to agg...

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


Car show, a major Lake-Lehman band fund raiser, impacted by heavy rain

Car show, a major Lake-Lehman band fund raiser, impacted by heavy rain

LEHMAN TWP. — It’s a good thing the 32nd annual Back Mountain Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show and Flea Market held Aug. 21 wasn’t t...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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Your Space: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Your Space: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Marilyn Gregorski, of Dallas, recently visited Niagara Falls. She said, “It’s pretty mind boggling that 150,000 gallons of water per secon...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Only Yesterday: Fifteen young women named Lady of the Lake Lions Club Beauty Contest semi-finalists in 1956

Only Yesterday: Fifteen young women named Lady of the Lake Lions Club Beauty Contest semi-finalists in 1956

Editor’s note: The Dallas Post is 127 years old. Information for “Only Yesterday” is printed exactly as it appeared originally.20 ye...

August 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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