Wilkes-Barre high-rise eyed for possible insurance company headquarters

Wilkes-Barre high-rise eyed for possible insurance company headquarters

WILKES-BARRE — In addition to the former Hotel Sterling lot, Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance is considering the largely vacant 10-story Wilke...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Sunshine will round out the week today, but showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout the weekend.The National Weather Service indicated it wa...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Labor board denies Dallas School Board request to dock teachers’ pay

Labor board denies Dallas School Board request to dock teachers’ pay

DALLAS TWP. — The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has dismissed a complaint the Dallas School Board filed to try to recoup compensation from ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Twenty-nine properties sold in Luzerne County back-tax auction

Twenty-nine properties sold in Luzerne County back-tax auction

Kingston resident Ashrakat Shehadeh bought three Wilkes-Barre properties in Thursday’s Luzerne County back-tax auction, saying she wants to be p...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Williams’ grant program provides $43,600 to 8 Luzerne County organizations

Williams’ grant program provides $43,600 to 8 Luzerne County organizations

A $10,000 grant to the Weinberg Regional Food Bank will provide 2,000 families in Luzerne, Wyoming and Susquehanna counties with fresh milk for a year...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Back Mountain Business and Community Expo was a big hit

Back Mountain Business and Community Expo was a big hit

DALLAS TWP. — Laughter, food, and loads of information on local companies and services were available at the Back Mountain Business and Communit...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

Showers, thunderstorms possible throughout the weekend

The chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected to stick around the Wyoming Valley through the weekend.The National Weather Service indicated it w...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Back Mountain residents in the news

Sweeney named chapter secretarySELINSGROVE — Kelly Sweeney, of Shavertown, was recently elected secretary of Susquehanna University’s chap...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Happenings in the Back Mountain

Introduction to Zen MeditationDALLAS — Flowing River Sangha announces an Introduction to Zen Meditation from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 2 at Me...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Dallas Family Practice founder and physician, Irvin Jacobs, will retire from practice June 30

Dallas Family Practice founder and physician, Irvin Jacobs, will retire from practice June 30

DALLAS TWP. — Ninety-year-old physician Irvin Jacobs will hang up his stethoscope and white doctor’s jacket on June 30 to retire from a pr...

April 26th, 2017 |