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Anonymous survey part of Wilkes-Barre Police Department review

WILKES-BARRE - Just as the city police union conducted an anonymous survey to assess the morale of members under the leadership of Chief Marcella Lendacky, so too is the outside agency hired to recommend ways to improve working conditions in the department. The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Associat

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-15 22:40:16

Former Pittston mayor Joseph Keating dies

PITTSTON - Mayor Mike Lombardo credited one of his predecessor's with getting a great deal done for the city during his term. Lombardo pointed to the work Joseph Keating did on the city's infrastructure and his ability to keep the city on sound financial footing as two examples of the former mayor's

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-16 03:42:52

West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee selling banners

WEST PITTSTON - The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee will sell banners for its fundraiser. The banners cost $150 and present banner renewals is $50. Checks are to be made payable to The West Pittston Cherry Blossom and contact person is Toni Valenti, Treasurer, who can be reached at 570-655-04

PSDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 23:24:18

Taxpayer seeks tactic for Dallas School Board to gain advantage on teachers

DALLAS TWP. - Clarke Bittner wanted to know why if the Dallas School District does not have a contract with its teachers is their health care paid when they go on strike. Bittner asked the question at Monday's school board meeting. He was fishing for a way the district could gain some leverage on th

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-16 04:09:53

No agreement in Dallas School District negotiations - strike date looming

Before picketing the Dallas School District in September, the Dallas Education Association met in a dirt lot across from Wycallis Elementary School. DALLAS TWP. - The Dallas School Board and the Dallas Education Association are not close to a contract agreement, school district attorney Vito DeLuc

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-16 01:23:22

Only Yesterday: Dr. Henry M. Laing Fire Co. pumped 60,000 gallons of water for Dallas Skating Rink

The Dallas High School Soccer Club gave junior players letterman jackets and gave the freshman players sweatshirts. David Keating, Soccer Club president, said money to pay for the items comes from fund raisers held throughout the year. Juniors receiving jackets are John Kertesz, Mike Clearly, Matt K

MYDALLASPOST.COM - 2018-01-15 22:59:47

Duryea Sons of American Legion Squadron 585 holding pasta dinner March 3

DURYEA - The Duryea Sons of the American Legion Squadron 585 will hold a pasta and meatballs dinner from 3 to 8 p.m.Saturday, March 3 at the post home, 329 Main St. Cost is $8 and includes pasta, meatballs, homemade sauce, salad, bread and butter. This event is eat-in or takeout and delivery is avai

PSDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-15 23:25:00

This Week in Local History: Sub-zero temperatures are nothing new

1968 - Below freezing temperatures were the top news that week, with a photograph of large icicles taking up more than half the front page. Underneath ran the headline "Old timers recall the real cool days.' "While Scranton officially records piddling low readings of minus four to even, residents fr

THEABINGTONJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-15 22:03:14

Fugitive Arrested By U.S. Marshals In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA - A U.S. Marshals Task Force arrested a man Friday wanted for the attempted malicious wounding of a family member Jan. 5 at an apartment in the 7500 block of Margate Court, according to Prince William County Police. Michael Spencer Wilson, 34, of the aforementioned address, was arrested

PATCH - 2018-01-15 19:56:43

Residents fume over I-495 shoulder lane in McLean

Critics of the shoulder lane on northbound Interstate 495 in McLean, shown here closed to traffic at midday, said the lane produces major traffic backups during rush hour. (Photo by Brian Trompeter) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in 2015 opened a shoulder lane on the left side of n

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-01-15 12:00:00

Recently Sold WOW Houses In Manassas

MANASSAS, VA - Ever seen a home listed on Realtor.com - of anywhere else, for matter - that intrigues you, and then upon further investigation find that it's already off the market? Depending on the area, it happens more often than you might think. Sometimes when a home is pitched with a slogan such

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:16:41

Recently Sold WOW Houses In Fairfax City Area

FAIRFAX, VA - Ever seen a home listed on Realtor.com - of anywhere else, for matter - that intrigues you, and then upon further investigation find that it's already off the market? Depending on the area, it happens more often than you might think. Sometimes when a home is pitched with a slogan such

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:49:15

Local events honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mount Zion Baptist Church of Warrenton hosts its 29th annual MLK Celebration today at 1 p.m. at the Highland School. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Sandra K. James, assistant pastor at First Mount Zion Baptist Church in Dumfries. Then at 5:30 p.m., Lord Fairfax Community College hosts its annu

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 11:00:00

Manassas Cub Scout Pack Among First to Offer Scouting to Girls

You may have heard that young girls will be allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America starting with Cub Scouting in 2018, one of the very first packs in the country to offer the new co-ed experience will be Pack 1204 in Manassas which is sponsored by the Park West Lions Club. Starting Monday January

PATCH - 2018-01-16 02:05:19

KKK Fliers Distributed In Loudoun County: Police

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA - Some residents found Klu Klux Klan recruitment fliers Friday and Saturday in Leesburg and the Round Hill area of the county, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Similar incidents were reported to Leesburg Police and Purcellville Police, and Leesburg Police said the

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:46:34

2 Drivers Injured In Annandale Crash

ANNANDALE, VA-Two people were injured in a two-car crash in Annandale Sunday. The crash happened on Braddock Road at Glen Park Road. One of the drivers was entrapped and was rescued, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department said. The severity of their injuries has not been released. There is n

PATCH - 2018-01-15 17:53:32

Looking back at Lockport's history: Civil rights activist leads movement to make district one of firsts to integrate

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The library at the North Park Junior High School is named after Aaron Moselle. It happened recently - the Niagara County Historical Society wanted the school renamed after him but settled for the library. "He just really so much was for education," said Melissa Dunlap, the exe

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:51:45

City police vehicle involved in accident

A Lockport city police vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of South Transit and High streets Saturday night. The vehicle hit a sports utility vehicle head on. At least one person was taken to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Authorities are investigating the cras


Young sprouts get tasty lessons about local produce

Stacey Johnston holds aloft a handful of dark red beets, plumes of greens still intact, for the eager third-graders at Newfane Elementary School to inspect. She asks if they know what they are and why they still have dirt clinging to their roots. "They're beets and it's because they come out of


CASAC's 17th annual poster contest announced

"Be a thinker, not a drinker" is the theme for the 2018 poster contest sponsored by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC). All Chautauqua County students in grades 3 through 12 are invited to participate in the contest. Youth are asked to design a poster that expresses this theme. Det