BERWICK — Berwick quarterback Jared Marshman had run out of alternatives. The Valley View defensive linemen were about to twist him to the ground. His only hope was a desperation pass that would either be the last play of the Dawgs’ season or end in a miracle to force a third overtime. Valley View defensive […]
PLAINS TWP. — A Wyoming Valley man who always joked that he didn’t want to venture into the afterlife hungry got his wish when he was buried with two cheesesteaks from his favorite sandwich shop — Pat’s King of Steaks in Philadelphia. According to his grandson, Dominic Lussi, when asked what he wanted to take […]
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WILKES-BARRE — A Harveys Lake councilman was sentenced to house arrest this week after pleading guilty to driving under the influence. Thomas Kehler, 64, must serve a minimum of 90 days on house arrest and could face up to a year. Kehler’s location will be monitored electronically. Luzerne County Judge Hugh F. Mundy also ordered […]
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WHITEHALL TWP. — Worried about the reputation of a big-play opponent, Wyoming Valley West decided to pull out some different stops. “We wanted to show them fronts they’ve never seen before,” Valley West quarterback Rob Dwyer said. In the process, the Spartans showed a dominance they haven’t delivered much this season. Dwyer ran for 120 […]
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WEST PITTSTON — Charges have been filed against a West Pittston man who police say had sex with an underage girl for approximately two years. Authorities also believe the man filmed some of the alleged sex acts. Mendel G. Fernandes, 38, was charged Thursday with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, statutory sexual assault, […]
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WRIGHT TWP. — On a night when the Crestwood School Board took time to salute the longevity of Director Eric Aigeldinger, the board also announced it is considering the purchase of more real estate near the secondary campus. It was stated the board has entered into negotiations for the possible purchase of 3 acres at […]
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UNION TWP. — In advance of its yearly re-organization, the Northwest Area School Board will need to select a new chairman after it was stated this week that Michael Kreidler is concluding his term on the nine-person panel. Kreidler, who didn’t seek re-election, is culminating a 10-year tenure. During the course of the meeting, Kreidler […]
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WILKES-BARRE — Upon further review, Mayor Tony George wants to bag the garbage sticker program he proposed to raise revenues in his 2018 budget and stick with the bags residents already use. He’s asking them to pay more for the bags, however. The about-face was a result of city council not going along with the […]
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NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College and state Sen. John Yudichak hosted a recent reception to celebrate the establishment of the Joseph Yudichak Career Pathway Scholarship at the college’s Campus Center rotunda. Established in 2017 by the Yudichak Family Lighthouse Fund of the Luzerne Foundation, the $50,000 Joseph Yudichak Career Pathway Scholarship honors the life […]
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