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Forty Fort 9-year-old Apalonia Passetti lends her voice to the Little League World Series | Times Leader
Apalonia Passetti, 9, of Forty Fort, sang the national anthem at the Little League World Series on Friday. -Tom Robinson | For Times Leader
Luzerne County restuarant inspections: Aug 13. through August 19. | Times Leader
The following are recent Luzerne County restaurant inspection reports from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. According to the agency: “any inspection is a ‘snapshot’ of the day and time of the inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, lo
Hanover Twp. police arrest man in trespassing probe | Times Leader
Michael Edward Swann, 51, of Scranton, is alleged to have been a subject of interest to police for trespassing at a residence on Graham Avenue.
School Officials at Northwest Area High School hold meeting following fire
UNION TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)School officials in Luzerne County are trying to figure out if a high school can open on time for the first day of school after it caught fire.Dozens of firefighters were called to Northwest Area High School near Shickshinny yesterday afternoon when flames s
Two injured in crash in Kidder
Two people were seriously injuredSunday afternoonwhen they were involved in a crash along Route 534 in theHickory Run State Park.The crash occurred just after1:30 p.m.as they were traversing the narrow, winding roadway.The two were ejected from the vehicle which came to rest on its side. They were t
Violent crash shuts down road in Hanover Township
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A violent crash shut down a road in Hanover Township, Northampton County.
Around Town: Regional mixer, Tomato Festival reasons to smile | Times Leader
They had nametags neatly displayed on their business-like attire, though, so surely they were there for the same reason I was: a Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce mixer on the SKYY Vu Deck Bar and inside the Executive Lounge on Wednesday night.
Our view: Candy’s Place staying open is good news for everyone | Times Leader
Candy’s Place, A Cancer Wellness Center, will not be closing on Sept. 14 as originally announced.
Bianca Mazzarella, of Pittston, named 2018 Pittston Tomato Festival Queen | The Sunday Dispatch
Mazzarella, 17, of Pittston, was one of four contestants this year. Also vying for the title were Sofia Costagliola, 16, of Pittston; Gina Kirkpatrick, 18, of Pittston; and Gianna Paolini, 17, of Wyoming.
Luzerne County seeking applications for new election job | Dallas Post
Luzerne County government is accepting applications through Wednesday for a new $30,000-a-year election services associate position, according to the human resources page at .
Outdoors: High water could mean a big impact on fish | Times Leader
High water levels at Harveys Lake have made fishing for bass, such as this smallmouth caught during a recent tournament, a challenge. The water level has approached the top of many docks, making it impossible to cast underneath for the bass that use such places for cover. -Aimee Dilger | Times Leade
Fire at Luzerne County High School leaves start of school year in question
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Dallastown set to begin season of great expectations under new head coach Ron Miller
(Photo: J. Kelley Dentry)Story HighlightsDallastown is about to begin its first season with Ron Miller as its head coach.Miller formerly coached at West York, compiling an 86-25 record with seven York-Adams D-II titles.Miller takes over for Kevin Myers, who went 83-60 in 13 seasons with the Wildcats
Deadly Crash in Lackawanna County
ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- At least one person is dead after a crash in Lackawanna County.It happened along Route 435 in Roaring Brook Township near Elmhurst around 7 p.m. Saturday.Emergency and recovery crews brought out lights to help bring the car back up the steep bank.Route 435 was down to
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Fire at Northwest Area High School
UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Flames damaged a high school in Luzerne County.Fire crews were called to Northwest Area High School near Shickshinny around 3 p.m. Saturday.Firefighters smashed windows and cut holes into the roof to vent out all the smoke.The fire was knocked down quickly.A state police fire m
Thosands left without power in Luzerne County
Goldstein's Deli in Kingston went dark, as well as traffic lights, and other surrounding homes and businesses.PPL reports upwards of $2,000 customers lost electricity throughout Kingston, Edwardsville, Larksville and surrounding areas.The blackout began around 6 P.M. on what PPL blames as a tripped
My Corner, Your Corner: It was a banner week for city of Pittston | The Sunday Dispatch
Luzerne County Community College, LCCC to most, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for downtown Pittston’s latest success story.
After 28 Years, JJ Bridjes Closing Its Doors
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Families, friends and long-time customers packed into JJ Bridjes as this was their way of giving the restaurant near Clarks Summit a heartfelt send-off.
McDonald’s Restaurant on Route 315 in Pittston Township to undergo remodelling | The Sunday Dispatch
The restaurant’s drive-thru will be closed from Monday, Aug. 20 to Monday, Aug. 27 as it undergoes an upgrade that includes the installation of new digital menu boards.