Penn State pulls away from Illinois
Earlier in the week, Penn State coach James Franklin said turnovers would be the key to winning or losing against Illinois.
Explore the great indoors with your pet
Weather wise, it has not been an ideal summer. The weather has been extremely hot and humid, or it has been raining for much of the time. What to do with a young and energetic puppy?! Smudge is pretty chill and can adapt to being a couch potato. But a pup
Christy captured in Ohio
Shawn Christy’s roughly three-month run from law enforcement ended Friday afternoon when federal officials and police found him hiding in a wooded area in the northern Ohio community of Mifflin Twp. He was found with a knife and .380 handgun shortly after
Hazleton man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide charges
WILKES-BARRE — A Hazleton man accused of driving drunk when he caused a fatal rear-end collision in Hazle Twp. last year pleaded guilty Friday to vehicular homicide charges. Christopher C. Ecker, 31, pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while driving und
Raise the stakes for repeat DUI offenders
Like most states, Pennsylvania has toughened its drunk-driving laws over the years. And, like most states, it has taken a broad view, reducing the impermissible blood alcohol level for a driver from .10 to 0.08 while engaging in broad-based enforcement su
Garcia wins it for Hazleton Area
HAWLEY — Trailing Wallenpaupack 32-31 with five minutes to play, and facing the prospects of a third one-point loss in four weeks, it was crunch time for Hazleton Area’s football team.
Mohawks beat Hawks
HANOVER TWP. — Ask anyone who knows Wyoming Valley Conference football, and they’ll tell you Meyers’ biggest rival is GAR.
WVC TENNIS ROUNDUP: Keiser key to Tunkhannock win
At Coughlin, Tunkhannock’s third singles player Meghan Keiser was crucial in determining the match.
Hanover Area amps up security as police probe possible threat
HANOVER TWP. — Security was up and attendance down at Hanover Area Junior Senior High School on Friday as police investigated a purported threat of a school shooting, according to officials. Police officers and a metal detector greeted students at the sch
DAV Chapter 102 sponsored a canteen bingo at V.A.
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 102, Kingston, sponsored a canteen bingo for patients at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. From left, are Raymond Smith, commander; Willard Rollins, vice commander; John Sladin, trustee; Wi