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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld announces second show at F.M. Kirby Center in WB

It was announced today that celebrated stand-up comedian and star of "Seinfeld" Jerry Seinfeld has added a second show to his upcoming visit to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre. Seinfeld will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. April 6 at the downtown theater, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. According t

THEWEEKENDER.COM - 2017-11-17 17:58:51

Making It in Hollywood: A First Look

This week, Ryan Leckey is shining the spotlight on people from our area who are making it the entertainment industry. Our first installment is about a Hollywood stuntwoman who grew up in Kingston. Her name is Heidi Schnappauf, a graduate of Wyoming Valley West. In her world, taking punches and being

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-17 11:27:33

Making It in Hollywood: Meet Heidi Schnappauf

KINGSTON - If you watch certain action films or TV shows, one of the actors taking all the hits, literally, is a woman who grew up in Kingston. In this segment of "Making It," Newswatch 16 profiles an amazing stuntwoman from Luzerne County. She's taken hits from Ronda Rousey. "Yeah, I got to fight h

WNEP-TV 16 - 2017-11-17 21:57:38

Dream Come True telethon to be held Sunday

The Blue Ridge Chapter of Dream Come True will hold its annual telethon Sunday night at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe. Running from 5-9 p.m., the telethon will be televised by Blue Ridge Communications TV-13, and Service Electric Cablevision in Schuylkill and Luzerne counties. The event will also be str

TIMES NEWS - 2017-11-17 20:07:00

Police: Child porn convict says oh well, downloads more

Michael Portanova WEST HAZLETON - A man on probation after previously pleading guilty to child pornography charges has been charged with downloading images of children as young as 5 years old engaging in sex acts. Michael Anthony Portanova, 26, of 325 Ridge Ave., is facing felony counts of possessin

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-11-17 17:42:38

Warrant issued for woman who shoved girl in viral video

THE CITIZENS' VOICE FILE Marlenea Uravage, 30, pleaded guilty to simple assault for shoving a 12-year-old girl in an attack that was caught on viral video. WILKES-BARRE - A woman who pleaded guilty to assault for shoving a 12-year-old girl in a dispute caught on viral video is now a fugitive. Marlen

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-11-17 16:13:52

State Rep. Mullery: Property tax reform closer to a reality

DRUMS - Despite a general lack of action in Harrisburg, state Rep. Gerald Mullery, D-119, Newport Twp., expects property tax reform to finally be approved by the Legislature. Mullery, who represents part of Hazle Twp. and West Hazleton, told a Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Breakf

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-11-17 09:12:40

CEO seeks help for Thanksgiving, food distribution

The Commission on Economic Opportunity's Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank is seeking volunteers to help with food distribution to needy families for the Thanksgiving holiday. CEO's goal this Thanksgiving holiday, their 38th year of providing holiday meals, is to feed 9,000 area families in need

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-11-17 09:13:36

Westminster resident Jim Arnett receives prestigious Geri Award

Westminster resident Jim Arnett recently earned the prestigious Geri Award, an award given to a maximum of five newly inducted members of the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame for "extraordinary humanitarian community service." According to the senior Hall website, the Geri Award is the "Nobel P

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-17 19:00:00

No. 6 - Westminster American Insurance Company

Westminster American Insurance Company provides comprehensive property and liability insurance coverage for commercial landlords across the Mid-Atlantic region through a vast network of independent agents and brokers. While most insurers boast about their ability to minimize human involvement in the

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-11-16 20:29:00

Bus route changes for parade

Freedom Transit will detour service on Saturday, Nov.18, due to the Remembrance Day Parade. Baltimore Street south of Lincoln Square will be closed from 12 to 3 p.m. Bus alternate routes will be as follows: Lincoln (Red) Line - During this closure, the outbound Lincoln (Red) Line will leave the tran

GETTYSBURG TIMES - 2017-11-16 05:04:41

A blue shoulder to lean on: 11 graduate Crisis Intervention Team training

They were from all different sectors of Carroll County law enforcement, the 11 officers gathered at the Carroll County Public Safety Training Center Friday afternoon. Some were from municipal police departments, others from the Carroll Community College police force and some were correctional office

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-18 03:00:00

Editorial: Thumbs up to Smart Home Project, buying a building, sports success and a sweet festival

THUMBS UP: We got to see a bit of a glimpse into the future, or at least a present most of us don't yet have access to, when the Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory unveiled a Smart Home Project that is designed to assist two current clients of Target Community & Education Services Inc., w

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-18 00:00:00

Coffeehouse for a Cause to benefit blessings ministry

St. Paul's Independent Church will host a Coffeehouse for a Cause to benefit New Hope Fellowship Church of Westminster's blessings ministry Saturday, Nov. 18. The event will be held at 5010 St. Paul's Road in Millers. "Bring your friends, bring your neighbors, bring your date," said Sue Becke, a ble

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-17 23:00:00

Ask the expert: Don't pack on the pounds during the holiday season

With the holiday season upon us, so is the temptation to overeat - and gain weight. Parties and get-togethers mean lots of savory foods and sweet desserts that may be hard to pass up. But Mindy Athas, an outpatient dietitian-nutritionist at the Tevis Center for Wellness at Carroll Hospital in Westmi

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-11-17 13:55:00

Merritt: Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes gives gifts, gives us the pleasure of giving

Over Md. 140 and through the mall to the dollar store we go. Every November, before Thanksgiving, my husband Paul and I join hundreds of shoppers who descend upon the modern-day equivalent of what used to be called "dime stores." We shoppers check our lists twice as we scan the aisles for gifts that

CARROLL COUNTY ONLINE - 2017-11-17 19:00:00

Today last day to enter Christmas parade

The deadline to enter the 2017 New Albany Christmas Parade is at 4 p.m. today, Nov. 17. About a dozen float and entries had come in earlier this week but organizers need to know by today who will participate in order to prepare the lineup. The parade will be Monday, Nov. 27, starting at 6 p.m. and i

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:13:00

Thanks to Open House participants

T o the editor: Let me begin by saying thank you to all of you who participated in last Sunday's Main Street Open House in historic downtown New Albany. It was a great day and I have heard nothing but positive comments from our own citizens and our visitors as well. As we begin the holiday shopping

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:28:00

Don't just spend, share

Q uite a bit has been said about spending money in the form of shopping locally of late. There is nothing wrong with that. But another form of spending may be more beneficial to you, and others. That's sharing, sharing what you have with less fortunate neighbors, especially at this special time of

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:25:00

Holiday Open House said bigger, better this year

Local residents are urged to shop at home as much as possible - particularly around the holidays - and, apparently, people took that to heart Sunday. That was when the New Albany Main Street Association held their annual Holiday Open House. Businesses were open from 1 to 5 p.m. with most sporting ho

NE MISSISSIPPI DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-17 15:23:00