WEST WYOMING: Cub Scout Pack 366, sponsored by St. Monica’s Parish, will conduct registration 6:30-7:30 p.m., Aug. 27, 28 and 29 at the West Wyoming Borough Building, corner of W. 8th Street and Shoemaker Avenue. Parents/guardians and potential leaders are asked to bring PA state clearances, if you have them. Any boy new to scouting […]
NANTICOKE — The Luzerne County Community College Public Safety Training Institute will hold a series of courses this fall. NRA First Step Pistol/Revolver is a four-hour course that will be held 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Aug. 31, for $55. This course is designed for the handgun owner on how to safely use, clean and store […]
WILKES-BARRE — After about a two-hour search, the city fire department located the source of a gas leak that caused a downtown office building to be evacuated Tuesday morning. According to Wilkes-Barre Fire Chief Jay Delaney, a call came in at 8:01 a.m. that there was a strong odor of natural gas in the Wilkes-Barre […]
WILKES-BARRE — A man taken into custody after a fight at Sherman Hills early Tuesday morning grabbed onto an officer’s gun and attempted to unholster it, police said. Kirshawn Bowe, 26, of Chambersburg, was arrested after he allegedly punched a 22-year-old woman in the face, causing a cut and some swelling, police said. While cuffed, […]
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WILKES-BARRE — A man was robbed at gunpoint just before midnight Monday on Sullivan Street, police said Tuesday. The thief threatened the victim, 28, with a pistol and made off with an Apple Watch, $60 and keys to the victim’s vehicle, according to police. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a white […]
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WILKES-BARRE — Severe thunderstorms are expected to descend on the Wyoming Valley on Tuesday, bringing with them the potential for damaging winds, heavy rain, large hail and an isolated tornado, according to the National Weather Service. In the storms’ wake, however, a cold front will give us cool, fall-like temperatures for the rest of the […]
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UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A regional rail train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train’s operator, a regional rail spokeswoman said. Rail spokeswoman Heather Redfern said none of the 42 people hurt in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries. “Some were considered […]
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SINGAPORE (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on Tuesday, a day after the warship’s collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing. Adm. Scott Swift also said at a news conference […]
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The swings of two injured New York Yankees infielders just keep getting better in the minor leagues. And because of it, the fortunes of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders never looked healthier. Rehabbing Yankees Greg Bird and Starlin Castro accounted for all the team’s runs Monday, helping Chance Adams and the RailRiders hold off Rochester, 4-3 in […]
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The study of history offers much more than facts and dates. It offers perspective. That’s because understanding the past not only helps us understand why things are the way they are today— in other words, how we got here — it allows us to anticipate what the future might hold. That’s the beauty of the […]