WILKES-BARRE — Three year-old Eli Pearson looked into the holes of the fence intently, holding his hand out as an alpaca named Heidi quickly stuck her mouth out and licked the feed from his hands. When the cup of food was empty, he ran back for another, this time choosing to give it to a […]
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MOOSIC — Facing a 2-0 count against Pawtucket Red Sox left-hander Edgar Olmos, Jacoby Ellsbury was looking for a pitch to hit. Olmos was sporting a no-hitter with two outs in the fifth inning and Ellsbury hadn’t hit the ball out of the infield yet. Getting a breaking ball over the middle of the plate, […]
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WILKES-BARRE — This weekend, pet owners can visit the Kingston Armory to find almost everything they need for their pets at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Luzerne County’s Pet Expo. Over 70 vendors along with pet health experts, pet adoption organizations and other activities were on display for the thousands […]
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FOSTER TWP. — To brothers Jim and Pat Donahue, coming to the Patch Town Days Irish Festival at Eckley Miners’ Village on Saturday was an opportunity to look back on their own family history. As they looked out at the patch town — a mile-long village that once provided residences for miners and their families […]
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Jonah Astolfi went 4 for 5 while Drew Mruk homered and tripled for Exeter in a 17-7 win over Swoyersville on Saturday in District 31 Little League major baseball pool play. Jack Mathis picked up the win on the mound. Ryan Meyers (double, triple) and Dominic Cavuto both went 2 for 3 for Swoyersville. Back […]
Pick Two, midday Sunday: 9-9 Monday: 9-0 Tuesday: 0-1 Wednesday: 3-2 Thursday: 8-4 Friday: 0-6 Saturday: 7-7 Pick Three, midday Sunday: 1-6-8 Monday: 5-0-5 Tuesday: 9-1-0 Wednesday: 4-7-2 Thursday: 8-9-1 Friday: 8-6-0 Saturday: 7-2-5 Pick Four, midday Sunday: 6-3-8-1 Monday: 5-4-7-1 Tuesday: 7-5-6-3 Wednesday: 5-2-1-2 Thursday: 0-8-3-7 Friday: 1-8-4-5 Saturday: 6-3-0-9 Pick Five, midday Sunday: […]
WILKES-BARRE — It was pretty sickening sitting in a federal courtroom for two days this week. Having to look at the autopsy photos of Eric Williams’ lifeless body — the stab wounds, the bruises, the swelling, the blood. All a result of the brutal and senseless beating given him by convicted murderer Jessie Con-ui. What […]
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WILKES-BARRE — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week commended a statewide police accreditation commission for following a recommendation from his 2016 special report on untested rape kits. The Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association’s Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Accreditation Program commissioners now mandates that local law enforcement agencies must comply with the requirements of the Sexual Assault […]
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MOOSIC — When Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders co-managing owner David Abrams addressed the media Friday night, there were a multitude of topics he touched on during his 30-minute interview. Everything from the Triple-A National Championship game to renovations at PNC Field to Friday’s Roger Clemens Night. “We’re having kind of the best year since we bought the […]
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EXETER — With a strong start and some early success, Joe Carroll and Pat Mitchell found a way to beat the gusting winds at the 71st John Allan Tournament. They simply followed to birdie to the front of the pack. The team of Carroll and Mitchell rode four early birdies on the back nine straight […]
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