NEWS


Rain possible into tonight; sunshine expected for the rest of the weekend

Rain possible into tonight; sunshine expected for the rest of the weekend

The Wyoming Valley could see some rain today and into tonight, but sunshine is expected for the rest of the weekend.The National Weather Service indic...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Luzerne County plans to end hand-writing of criminal court disposition sheets

Luzerne County plans to end hand-writing of criminal court disposition sheets

Luzerne County is one of a few governments across the country still using less efficient handwritten criminal court disposition sheets, but county Cou...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Tax payment change implemented in Northwest Area School District

UNION TWP. — Until further notice, township residents must mail their school real estate taxes to the Northwest Area School District.District of...

September 22nd, 2016 updated: September 22nd, 2016. |  


AAA: State’s average gas price climbed slightly overnight

AAA: State’s average gas price climbed slightly overnight

The state’s average gas price climbed slightly overnight and is up 3 cents from last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for today...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Clear skies, cooler temperatures expected for most of the weekend

Clear skies, cooler temperatures expected for most of the weekend

Aside from a slight chance of showers on Friday and into Friday night, the Wyoming Valley is in store for a sunny weekend.The National Weather Service...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Penn State/W-B scientist’s research delves into lizard behavior

Penn State/W-B scientist’s research delves into lizard behavior

LEHMAN TWP. — From the vantage point of the Eastern fence lizards waiting below, Renee Rosier had a giant hand and she was shaking a giant conta...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Back Mountain High School Sports Roundup for Sept. 14-20

Back Mountain High School Sports Roundup for Sept. 14-20

Tuesday, Sept. 20GIRLS SOCCERLake-Lehman 6, Wyoming Seminary 0Mackenzie Love scored a hat trick and assisted on a fourth goal to spark the Black Knigh...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


WVC Boys Soccer: Late goal propels Wyoming Seminary over Lake-Lehman

WVC Boys Soccer: Late goal propels Wyoming Seminary over Lake-Lehman

WYOMING — In a matchup that featured two of the top-four boys soccer teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference, Tuesday night’s game at Nesbi...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Back Mountain grads continue cross country success

Back Mountain grads continue cross country success

Two former state cross country champions from Dallas led their college teams during the Spiked Shoe Invitational cross country meet Sept. 10 at Penn S...

September 21st, 2016 |  


H.S. football: Shavertown resident Ricky Morgan piling up yards, touchdowns for Scranton Prep

H.S. football: Shavertown resident Ricky Morgan piling up yards, touchdowns for Scranton Prep

LEHMAN TWP. – More than one high school football team has had its season unravel with the loss of a key player or players to injuries.Scranton P...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Tunkhannock grad Mike Papi helps Akron RubberDucks win Double-A Eastern League baseball title

Tunkhannock grad Mike Papi helps Akron RubberDucks win Double-A Eastern League baseball title

Tunkhannock graduate Mike Papi ended his third season of professional baseball as a champion on the second-highest level of the minor leagues.The Akro...

September 21st, 2016 |  


WVC Football: Ricky Morgan shines for Scranton Prep in win over Dallas

WVC Football: Ricky Morgan shines for Scranton Prep in win over Dallas

SCRANTON – Normally, Ricky Morgan is a quiet leader.Morgan, however, had no problem making sure his teammates knew what Saturday afternoon’...

September 17th, 2016 |  


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Leo is at Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge awaiting a fur-ever home

Leo is at Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge awaiting a fur-ever home

DALLAS — Leo is a 4-month-old orange tabby that is quite the character. He is up to date on his shots and feline testing. Leo gets along with ot...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Only Yesterday: Back Mountain residents attend Third Annual Teddy Bear Contest sponsored by the Overbrook Marketplace in Dallas in 1986

Only Yesterday: Back Mountain residents attend Third Annual Teddy Bear Contest sponsored by the Overbrook Marketplace in Dallas in 1986

Editor’s note: The Dallas Post is 127 years old. Information for “Only Yesterday” is printed exactly as it appeared originally.20 ye...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Your Space: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Your Space: Share your favorite photos with Dallas Post readers

Bob Stiff, of Shavertown, recently took this photo of the Josiah Hess Covered Bridge in Columbia County. Send your photos to news@mydallaspost.com to ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Man on the Street: ‘What’s your earliest memory?’

Man on the Street: ‘What’s your earliest memory?’

“Hanging over the front porch rail every day waiting for Louie Santangelo, tour town shoemaker, walk by after work.”Karen MertzDallas̶...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Misericordia nursing students receive their pins

Misericordia nursing students receive their pins

Misericordia University held a pinning ceremony to recognize students who completed the part-time evening bachelor of Science Degree Nursing Program a...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Dallas Knights of Columbus to hold Car and Craft Show

Dallas Knights of Columbus to hold Car and Craft Show

The Dallas Knights of Columbus will be holding its fourth annual Car and Craft Show 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Back Mountain Bowl, Dallas. Car show p...

September 18th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Move Better opens in Shavertown

Move Better opens in Shavertown

KINGSTON TWP. — Ken Wall is breaking through the traditional stereotype fitness center business model with a cutting-edge plan to help his clien...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Hearing on PennEast Pipeline environmental impact set for Aug. 17 in Wilkes-Barre

Hearing on PennEast Pipeline environmental impact set for Aug. 17 in Wilkes-Barre

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a public hearing on the agency’s draft environmental impact study on the PennEast Pipeline fr...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber preps for fall events

Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber preps for fall events

July was a quiet month for the Back Mountain Chamber (BMC), as many members were enjoying some summer vacation time.Back in ParadiseThe Back Mountain ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Rustique Specialty Gifts in Dallas offers a flare for the unique

Rustique Specialty Gifts in Dallas offers a flare for the unique

DALLAS — When Brooke and Lauren Rakowski set out to fulfill an entrepreneurial goal they had one primary objective — to provide unusual gi...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


The Styling Studio in Dallas has been in fashion for 25 years

The Styling Studio in Dallas has been in fashion for 25 years

DALLAS TWP. — Hairstyles have come and gone, but good customer service and coiffing skills have remained in fashion for 25 years at The Styling ...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s new property assessment contested

Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s new property assessment contested

The owner of the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino has filed an assessment appeal, arguing Luzerne County’s new $152.5 million tax assessment on the Pla...

August 1st, 2016 |  


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