New amenities discussed for Dallas Township and Kunkle parks

DALLAS TWP. — A skate park, bike trails and Frisbee golf course were just some ideas discussed at a public meeting regarding renovations to Dall...

August 26th, 2016 |  


AAA: National average gas price continued to climb overnight

AAA: National average gas price continued to climb overnight

The national average gas price continued to climb overnight, but the local and state average prices held steady.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the followin...

August 26th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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. |