NEWS


Luzerne County district attorney issues new alert on dangerous drug

Luzerne County district attorney issues new alert on dangerous drug

Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis has reissued an alert on the dangerous synthetic opioid carfentanil because it recently emerged n...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Wendy Cominsky announces Luzerne County Council run

Wendy Cominsky announces Luzerne County Council run

Wendy Cominsky, 45, a Democrat from Dallas Township, has announced she is running for Luzerne County Council.Cominsky owns and operates Au Salon in Da...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Sunshine, warmer temperatures expected this weekend

Sunshine, warmer temperatures expected this weekend

It’s going to feel a lot like spring this weekend, as sunshine and temperatures in the 50s are predicted.The National Weather Service indicated ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


PennDOT official: State making progress on structurally deficient bridges

PennDOT official: State making progress on structurally deficient bridges

A new report calls for more investment on bridge repairs, saying 2106 federal transportation data revealed motorists travel across the nation’s ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Gianfarcaro running for Luzerne County Council

Gianfarcaro running for Luzerne County Council

Pittston resident Philip Gianfarcaro, 65, has announced he is running for Luzerne County Council as a Democrat.Born and raised in Pittston, he has bee...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Repairs cleared for Luzerne County prison elevator involved in July deaths

Repairs cleared for Luzerne County prison elevator involved in July deaths

Luzerne County received clearance Thursday to repair the prison elevator linked to the July deaths of an inmate and correctional officer.County Court ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

DALLAS TWP. – Annalise Cheshire and Abby Zolner each won four events Wednesday as the Dallas girls swim team defeated visiting Tunkhannock, 119-...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Back Mountain high school roundup

DALLAS TWP. – Lake-Lehman went into the final event of the meet with a chance to pull out a victory Wednesday before falling short against visit...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


WRESTLING ROUNDUP

WRESTLING ROUNDUP

DALLAS TWP. – Dallas overpowered Lake-Lehman with the strength of its lineup early to build a big lead, then added the clutch, close wins necess...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Wyoming Seminary’s girls wrestling program sparks interest

Wyoming Seminary’s girls wrestling program sparks interest

During last year’s Summer Olympics history was made when Helen Maroulis became the first United States woman to ever win a gold medal in wrestli...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Area coaches clinic to feature Penn State’s James Franklin

Area coaches clinic to feature Penn State’s James Franklin

Mike DeFrancesco realized as he traveled to football coaching clinics as owner of The Funding Zone that the area was missing out on something. It need...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


Back Muntain high school roundup

DALLAS TWP. – Lake-Lehman went into the final event of the meet with a chance to pull out a victory Wednesday before falling short against visit...

February 9th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


GFWC-West Side donates to Toys for Tots

GFWC-West Side donates to Toys for Tots

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs-West Side, a volunteer organization, gathered at the Wyoming Valley Country Club, Hanover Township, and ...

February 12th, 2017 |  


MLK Day joins faiths and religions at Misericordia

MLK Day joins faiths and religions at Misericordia

Representatives of nine different faiths and religious traditions joined at Misericordia University for the third annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, ...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Dallas Senior Center menu for week of Feb. 13

The following is the menu for the Dallas Senior Center week of Feb. 13:MONDAY: Taco salad, Chuck Wagon corn, crackers, diced peaches, milk and coffee....

February 6th, 2017 |  


Masonic Village at Dallas honors veterans

Masonic Village at Dallas honors veterans

A Veteran’s Recognition Program was held at the Irem Clubhouse to honor veterans residing at the Dallas Masonic Village. Each veteran received a...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Meadows Auxiliary sponsors holiday party

Meadows Auxiliary sponsors holiday party

Volunteers, staff and residents at Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Dallas, enjoyed the annual holiday party sponsored by the auxiliary. R...

February 5th, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


Lehman-Jackson Elementary School students honored for honesty

Lehman-Jackson Elementary School students honored for honesty

The “Be Your Best” program at the Lehman-Jackson Elementary School focuses on seven values during the school year. The value for January w...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Dallas resident Bob Matley retires from Community Bank N.A.

Dallas resident Bob Matley retires from Community Bank N.A.

WILKES-BARRE — After a 42-year career of service to the banking industry and Community Bank N.A., Dallas resident Bob Matley has retired.Through...

January 18th, 2017 |  


YOUR SPACE: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

YOUR SPACE: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Marilyn Gregorski, of Dallas, recently spent a day in New York City and said the hustle and bustle of the crowds make the city more fun. Marilyn enjoy...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Big Bellies Deli, opening this month in Dallas, is all about convenience

Big Bellies Deli, opening this month in Dallas, is all about convenience

DALLAS — Home-cooked “grab-and-go” meals are the focus of Big Bellies Deli, which plans to open this month at 2925 Memorial Hwy.Twen...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Only Yesterday: Alicia Roncevich, Tara Puffenberger and Peter Recchia played reindeer in school play in 1996

20 years ago - 1996Alicia Roncevich, Tara Puffenberger and Peter Recchia played reindeer in the annual Christmas play presented Sunday by the gate of ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Chick-Fil-A Express opens at Misericordia University Nov. 10

Chick-Fil-A Express opens at Misericordia University Nov. 10

DALLAS TWP. — Chick-Fil-A Express will open in the Banks Student Life building at Misericordia University in Dallas Thursday, Nov. 10.“Chi...

November 9th, 2016 updated: November 9th, 2016. |  


G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

G+ME Children’s Yoga and Boutique opens in Twin Stack Center

DALLAS TWP. — Namaste to the Back Mountain and surrounding communities from the area’s new business, G+ME Children’s Yoga & Bout...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


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