NEWS


Luzerne County reaches settlement with government over election polling place accessibility

Luzerne County reaches settlement with government over election polling place accessibility

Luzerne County has reached a settlement with the federal government to make election polling places more accessible to people with disabilities, the U...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

AAA: Average gas prices down slightly in the last week

Average gas prices didn’t budge overnight, but are all down slightly in the last week.AAA Mid-Atlantic provided the following data for todayR...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

Temperatures are expected to drop back into the 30s this weekend, and the Wyoming Valley could also see a little snow.The National Weather Service ind...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Eligibility of Luzerne County Election Board member questioned

Eligibility of Luzerne County Election Board member questioned

Luzerne County Election Board member Gerald J. Hudak Sr.’s eligibility to serve was questioned during Thursday’s board meeting.Walter Grif...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Alcohol detection device coming to Kingston Township

KINGSTON TWP. — Kingston Township Police will receive a new alcohol detection device that can obtain court-admissible evidence in DUI cases, Pol...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Phone attendance at Luzerne County Council meetings debated

Phone attendance at Luzerne County Council meetings debated

Luzerne County Councilwoman Kathy Dobash attended 10 of last year’s 25 regular voting meetings by phone, or 40 percent, a review of minutes and ...

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


SPORTS


Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball Competition Skills winners

Dallas Youth Basketball held a Skill Competition Jan. 7 at Wycallis Elementary School. Third and fourth-grade winners are, from left, first row, Lily ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Familiar faces grab gold at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — For the better part of an hour, Meyers’ Colin Pasone and Hazleton Area’s Chris Lasecki paced back and forth on opposit...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

Coughlin’s Jake Cole scores Day 1 upset at WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. — After a promising freshman season when he won a match at the Class 3A Northeast Regional Tournament, Coughlin’s Jake Cole mi...

January 6th, 2017 |  


WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

WVC Wrestling Tournament kicks off today

One of the biggest weekends of the Wyoming Valley Conference wrestling season is here. The conference tournament kicks off Friday and Saturday at Lake...

January 6th, 2017 |  


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP

Alec Sampson, Steven Newell, Justin Hutchins and Xavier Barber posted first-period pins at four consecutive weight classes Tuesday to lead Dallas to a...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

Lake-Lehman girls win poolside as TroHawks slowly find their stride

NANTICOKE — One look at the fierce-looking hawk wearing an oversized Roman helmet emblazoned on the swimmers’ caps and it was official.Com...

January 4th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Dallas Lions rang the bells

Bilingual session at LCCC

A bilingual representative from the Luzerne County Community College admissions office will hold an admissions information session 1 - 3 p.m. Jan. 18 ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V engagement

Sarah Bryski and Victor Frederick V, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-to-be is the daughter of ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Painting fundraiser benefits “Dinners for Kids”

DALLAS — A fundraiser for Dinners for Kids is planned for 6 - 9 p.m. Jan. 25 at Bountiful Gifts: Friends Around the Easel, Dallas.This organizat...

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


Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Trinity Presbyterian Church welcomes five new members

Confirmands joined the membership of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Dallas, under the leadership and guidance of Rev. Jennifer Baer. Confirmands, from l...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Presbyterian Women share some warmth this winter

Presbyterian Women share some warmth this winter

The Trinity Presbyterian Church Prayer Shawl Group, in Dallas, along with St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church and friends of Trinity, made and ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Happy birthday Alyssa Ryan Pajalich!

Happy birthday Alyssa Ryan Pajalich!

Alyssa Ryan Pajalich, daughter of LoriAnn and Mark Pajalich, Moosic, is celebrating her 11th birthday today, Jan. 14, 2017. She is the granddaughter o...

January 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber’s economic summit, Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge fundraiser successful

The Back Mountain Chamber (BMC) held its Fourth Annual BMC Economic Summit Breakfast in October. It featured a speaker from the Federal Reserve Bank o...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, to open in Dallas Twp.

DALLAS — G + ME, a children’s yoga studio and boutique, will open in November at the Twin Stacks Center in Dallas. The studio and boutique...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

Local, state and national economic growth reported at economic summit

LEHMAN TWP. — The nation, state and region have economic growth, according to Elif Sen, a senior economic analyst in the Research Department at ...

October 21st, 2016 updated: October 21st, 2016. |  


Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

Barre workouts reach into Back Mountain as The Zen Barre Studio opens

DALLAS TWP. — Concepts of pilates, yoga and ballet are blended to create a low-impact workout at The Zen Barre Studio.The Zen Barre Studio (pron...

October 19th, 2016 |  


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