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The last two seasons have been pretty painful for injury-plagued Lauren Charlton. Now she's ready to shoulder the load. Charlton shrugged off two…... [Read More]
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The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections dictates the definition of what they consider a major assault on a corrections officer to be — with little or... [Read More]
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Corey Pries was home with his two children and the family's two dogs when he heard footsteps - loud footsteps - on his front porch. [Read More]
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Santa may be able to come down chimneys into lit fires and not get burned, but the rest of us aren't so mystically capable. And... [Read More]
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The Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce recently donated $2,000 to Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Last month…... [Read More]
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The state Department of Environmental Protection closed out a complaint of a blocked floodway by Charles Flack Memorial Field after the fill was…... [Read More]
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Luzerne County real estate taxes will increase 3.25% next year under a budget county council adopted late Tuesday in a 7-4 vote. County taxes are... [Read More]
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Pittston-based Joyce Insurance Group is once again Luzerne County's insurance broker. A county council majority voted Tuesday to retain the company to seek…... [Read More]
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When the new Wilkes-Barre Area Wolfpack teams began practicing together this school year, there was an adjustment period in most sports. [Read More]
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John Porter Luksic has been a standout performer on the men's swim team ever since he stepped onto the Widener University campus, and this season... [Read More]
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It's a chair and a screen, not a ball and a field, but e-sports continues to boom in the area, with King's College announcing entry... [Read More]
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Consider the remarkable dedication Charlotte Raup has shown in seeking a safer community. After 25 years, the veteran Crime Watch volunteer just stepped down…... [Read More]
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For a town where friendship is really a matter of expedience, where Best Friends Forever, or "BFF" in kiddie talk, has become "BFT," Best Friends... [Read More]
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Wilkes University will announce its seventh president at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12. The announcement will occur in the Sordoni Art Gallery…... [Read More]
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Over the last two weeks, we've discussed both arrhythmia in general and its most common form, atrial fibrillation, or A-fib. In doing so, we've laid... [Read More]
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Dr. Diane Stchur Bray has recently opened Healthy Steps Podiatry Center on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey. Dr. Bray, a graduate of Hanover Area High School…... [Read More]
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Masters of Illusion, the hit CW television series and America's largest touring magic show, is coming to the F.M. Kirby Center on Wednesday…... [Read More]
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City police said they arrested Edwardo Robles, 31, on charges he discharged a shotgun into an occupied residential structure on Dana Street on…... [Read More]
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School district fund balances have been a favorite target for conservative-leaning think tanks for years. The argument makes sense on the surface. [Read More]
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Every property taxpayer in Pennsylvania would receive $800 in school property tax relief under legislation introduced Monday by state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski…... [Read More]
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