The Trump administration is under fire for proposing a Labor Department regulation that could result in hotel and restaurant employers dipping into the tips customers leave for their employees, depriving the nation’s 14 million hard-working restaurant workers of significant amounts of money each year. Critics are right: This would be a bad policy. Unfortunately, the […]
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With spring upon us many people choose to adopt a puppy. Puppy mills, or large-scale dog breeding operations, are a disgraceful, but profitable business here in America. Care of animals can be costly, so this industry ignores basic compassion by not spending money on veterinary care, safe housing, or adequate food. These helpless puppies are […]
WILKES-BARRE — Now that application forms are available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is offering some helpful tips to address commonly asked questions about the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program. • What is the easiest way to determine the status of […]
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Home Instead of Luzerne County has honored Joyce Crawford, of Kingston, as its Caregiver of the Year. Caregiver of the year is a national competition held by Home Instead Senior Care headquarters in Omaha, Neb., where each franchise office from around the U.S. nominates its best caregiver. Joyce Crawford works for the Luzerne County Home […]
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On Veterans Day, Service 1st Federal Credit Union challenged its employees to donate 100 movies in just 10 days to support the America Red Cross’ Holiday Mail for Heroes initiative. In just a few short days, the credit union collected 104 movies. “We are proud of the men and women serving our country and protecting […]
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Eighth grade Honors with distinction Alexis Atkins, Riley E. Baird, Austin M. Blank, Lexi R. Brink, Owen F. Brown, Benjamin R. Bugdonovitch, Nico S. Czeck, Ethan J. Egenski, Gabrielle E. Eldridge, Ayden A. Everett, Lexy Felici, Kaylee K. Fenner, Frank A. Fernandez, Ryan T. Fisher, Layne P. Galey, Gelene R. Gober, Allison M. Guydosh, Cali […]
ASHLEY — The Holy Name Society of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley, will offer meatless food sales on Fridays through Lent through March 23. Halusky, pirohy, Manhattan clam chowder, cream of mushroom soup, tuna hoagies and potato pancakes mix will be available from noon to 5 p.m. in the church hall. Order […]
NEW YORK — If you want to get Tracy Letts in your movie — and that might be a good idea since he has two up for best picture at the Oscars — you’d better proofread the script before you send it. Letts, who has supporting roles in “Lady Bird” and “The Post,” is also […]
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The Northwest Area High School Class Of 1962 celebrated their 55th class reunion at the home of Joseph and Janet Romano. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Irvan Post, Carol Baluta Hoover, Linda Yeager Maczuga, Joyce Snyder Puterbaugh, Luella Long Reese. Second row: Andrew Maczuga, Bonnie Wolfe Kishbaugh, Helen Kulakowski Natarelli, Albert Tkaczyk. […]
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It seems like the further you get in school, the harder it is to make friends. I think this is especially true for people who’ve gotten their school/social life balance figured out; if they’re taking a full load of upper level courses, there is a lot more school and a lot less social life. If […]
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