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  • W-B parking authority releases subpoena A copy of the subpoena sent to the Wilkes-Barre Parking Authority spells out exactly what information a federal grand jury wants. Murray Ufberg, the authority's solicitor, provided a copy of the subpoena to local media Wednesday afternoon. | 4/17/2014
  • Wyoming Area teachers walk picket line Wyoming Area School District teachers hit the picket line Wednesday morning and will be back at work today. The one-day strike was the result of the school board's vote at Tuesday's meeting rejecting an arbitration decision on a new teachers contract. | 4/17/2014
  • No bids for county courthouse cafeteria WILKES-BARRE - The lunchtime menu at the county courthouse will remain in limbo after county administrators said Wednesday they got no bids to replace a basement cafeteria that closed earlier in the month. | 4/17/2014
  • Around the Region n Gilberton: The Gilberton Methodist Church will have a fish dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the church, Main Street. The cost is $9 per dinner, which includes baked or breaded fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, pepper cabbage, roll and d | 3/28/2014
  • Gunshots hit two cars in Wilkes-Barre WILKES-BARRE - A fight in the city's North End left bullet holes in two cars, a fleeing suspect and a victim who refused to cooperate with police. Officers went to the 400 block of North Washington Street, near Butler Street, shortly after 2:30 p.m. | 4/17/2014
  • Officials: URS will close its doors in June Employees and clients of United Rehabilitation Services in Hazleton were summoned to the facility's lunch room Wednesday afternoon and told that the agency would shut its doors in June. The announcement left some in tears, employee Trish Pollack said. | 4/17/2014
  • Police: Disorderly woman urinated on floor three times A Luzerne woman urinated on the floor three times at Edwardsville police headquarters after being arrested for telling a taxi driver she had MRSA and spitting at him when she never paid her cab fare, police said. | 4/17/2014
  • Today in history Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year. Today's highlight On April 17, 1964, Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock became the first woman to complete a solo airplane trip around the world, returning to Columbus, Ohio, | 4/17/2014
  • Lunchtime fare not so fair at Pittston Area Pittston Area School Board has reaffirmed its policy on deadbeat students and their parents. "It's peanut butter or nothing until you pay up," the board vowed again when it upheld the "alternative lunch'' program for students who did not pay. | 4/17/2014
  • What you need to know about concentrates Shatter, wax and BH-O-My! | 4/15/2014
  • Getting there: The return of the 50s It's in the 20s now, but it'll be in the 50s this afternoon. The National Weather Service is calling for a sunny day with with a high near 55 and a southeast wind at 5 to 10 mph. | 4/17/2014
  • Ukraine: 3 killed as hundreds storm Black Sea base KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior ministry said Thursday. | 4/17/2014
  • Dallas couple the new owners of Zummo's Cafe Destination eatery and coffeehouse Zummo's Cafe is under new ownership as founder and coffee expert Mary Tellie concentrates on wholesaling, roasting and education. | 4/17/2014
  • Births 4/17/2014 MOSES TAYLOR HOSPITALCALLEJAS: A daughter, April 12, to Al and Maribeth Conniff Callejas, Archbald.DUBAS: A son, April 12, to Chris and Jena Kitch Dubas, Moscow.KAPSCHULL: A son, April 11, to Jarrod and Juli Fabbri Kapschull, Scranton.NATI: A son, April 1 | 4/17/2014
  • Fine Food & Wine fundraiser offers taste of region's best Spending a night out on the town wining and dining rarely includes a chance for guests to watch a meal’s preparation and question the chefs about it.Next week though, An Evening of Fine Food and Wine will let them do just that. | 4/17/2014
  • Hot Spot: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ home opener Were you spotted at the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ home opener? | 4/17/2014
  • Weekend: Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pennsylvania CLUBSAMERICAN LEGION POST 665, Dickson City: Friday, Marilyn Kennedy.ARLO'S TAVERN, 10340 Route 171, Union Dale: Friday, Zack Savage; Saturday, Dem Guyz; Sunday, Joe Statuto.BACKYARD ALE HOUSE, 523 Linden St.: Friday, Music for Models. | 4/17/2014
  • URS issues notice of layoffs in NEPA Employees and clients of United Rehabilitation Services in Hazleton were summoned to the facility's lunchroom Wednesday afternoon and told that the agency would shut its doors in June. | 4/17/2014
  • Tax-advantaged savings accounts for disabled discussed U.S. Sen. Bob Casey expressed hope Wednesday for quick Congressional passage of a bill to offer tax-advantaged savings accounts to people with disabilities. | 4/17/2014
  • Lackawanna County Court Notes 4/17/2014 Marriage licenses - Eric P. Havirlak and Jennifer Marie Steedle, both of Taylor. - David Kaleokoa Failing and Michelle Anne Hetzel, both of Throop. - Justin Daniel Lyle and Hilary Lydon Kane, both of South Abington Twp. - Jesse Michael Bacchiocch | 4/17/2014
  • Wyoming County Court Notes 4/17/2014 Wyoming County Court notes appear weekly in The Times-Tribune. Property transactions - Diane Smith, trustee; the late Dorothy L. Callaghan, aka Dorothy Callaghan, and J. Brian Callaghan, to Kendra Realty LLC, property in Nicholson Twp. for $138,500 -†| 4/17/2014
  • Schwartz says she can "get things done" Democratic gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz touted her "ability to get things done" and promised Wednesday she would focus that ability on completing Scranton's long-awaited passenger train to New York City. | 4/17/2014
  • Carbondale Area approves requests for facility use CARBONDALE - The Carbondale Area school board approved requests for various organizations to use its facilities during Wednesday's meeting. | 4/17/2014
  • Police: woman threatens ex, admits to dealing drugs in abusive texts SCRANTON - Police arrested a woman Monday after her ex-boyfriend received threatening and obscene texts from her phone. | 4/17/2014
  • Marriage License Bureau sets evening hours SCRANTON - The Lackawanna County Marriage License Bureau will have evening hours on the second Thursday of each month through September, Register of Wills Fran Kovaleski said. | 4/17/2014
  • Scranton council backs hiring of engineer, financial adviser Scranton City Council on Wednesday approved the administration's rehiring of CECO Associates of Scranton as city engineer for two more years, even though the firm's proposal was the second lowest dollar amount submitted. | 4/17/2014
  • Abington Heights juggles rising benefit expenses with class sizes CLARKS SUMMIT - Despite cutting its payroll by about $145,000, the Abington Heights School District paid about $1 million more in instructional costs so far in 2013-14 compared to this point in the previous school year. | 4/17/2014
  • Multiple crashes of vehicles, including a acid-carrying truck, shut down I-380 COVINGTON TWP. - A rollover of a tanker carrying sulfuric acid was just one of multiple, unrelated car wrecks on the slick pavement of area highways Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning. | 4/17/2014
  • Two new electronic security systems in place at Lakeland schools SCOTT TWP. - Two new electronic security systems are in place at all three schools in the Lakeland School District - measures officials hope will make the buildings more secure. | 4/17/2014
  • District and union settle in Old Forge OLD FORGE - The Old Forge School District and its teachers came to a settlement agreement Wednesday night, allowing the contract negotiation process to continue. | 4/17/2014
  • Keyser Avenue Kwit Mart robbed at knifepoint A man walked into a city store early Wednesday, pointed a large knife at the clerk and demanded money, Scranton police said. | 4/17/2014
  • Former Lackawanna guardian ad litem sentenced to a year in prison She was applauded and vilified for representing children in child custody disputes, but in the end it was Danielle Ross’ dishonesty about her income that led a judge to sentence her Wednesday to one year in prison. sought for her guilty plea to a tax evasion charge. | 4/17/2014
  • Attorney sentenced to one year in prison for tax evasion She was applauded and vilified for representing children in child custody disputes, but in the end it was Danielle Ross' dishonesty about her income that led a judge to sentence her Wednesday to one year in prison. The sentence, imposed by Senior U.S. Di | 4/17/2014
  • Tunkhannock wrapping up demolitions of flood-damaged homes With a mighty sweep, the house on McCord Street in Tunkhannock came toppling down Wednesday, marking a new chapter in the rippling after-effects of record flooding in September 2011. | 4/17/2014
  • SWB RailRiders Game Report RailRiders Buffalo ab r h bi ab r h biFlores cf 4 0 1 0 Getz 2b 4 2 1 0Pirela 2b 5 0 1 0 Tolleson ss 4 2 2 1Almonte rf 5 0 2 0 Francisco 3b 5 1 2 3Canzler dh 3 1 1 0 Johnson dh 5 0 3 0Joseph 1b 4 1 2 0 Tuiasosopo lf 5 1 1 1Garcia 3b 4 0 1 1 Pillar cf 3 0 | 4/17/2014
  • WBS PENGUINS: Conner excited as playoffs near WILKES-BARRE — Chris Conner’s first game in a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton uniform in nearly five months is going to be a huge one.He wouldn’t have it any other way.“I’m looking forward to it,” Conner said. “I want to play games that mean something. | 4/17/2014
  • LOCAL COLLEGE: Sherman lifts Lackawanna to DH split Ron Sherman had two hits and three RBIs to lead Lackawanna College to a 6-3 win over Monroe Community College in the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday. Monroe won the nightcap, 12-1. | 4/17/2014
  • H.S. TRACK: Mid Valley and Lakeland remain undefeated and headed for showdown Mid Valley and Lakeland remained on a collision course in the Lackawanna Track Conference Division III. | 4/17/2014
  • H.S. ROUNDUP: Delaware Valley teams have big Wednesday, post wins in baseball, softball, tennis and lacrosse Jonathan Portugal had two hits, drove in a run and scored once to lead Delaware Valley to a 5-1 win over Honesdale to a Lackawanna Division II baseball win.Dakota Amant allowed one run and struck out 10 in a complete-game victory. | 4/17/2014
  • Boxing to return to Mohegan Sun Professional boxing’s return to Wilkes-Barre — Plains Twp. to be exact — will be a nationally televised world title eliminator serving as the co-main event. | 4/17/2014
  • RailRiders fall to Buffalo Playing their first game since Sunday afternoon, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders had a hard time getting into any sort of rhythm on a frigid Wednesday evening in Buffalo. | 4/17/2014
  • H.S. TRACK: Lakeland turns up the speed in win over Holy Cross SCOTT TWP. — Lakeland’s girls track and field team withstood the frigid air by turning up the heat in the hurdles and the sprints. | 4/17/2014
  • SUV strikes pump house, utility pole ARCHBALD - A woman driving a sport utility vehicle on Kennedy Drive in Archbald left the road, struck a pump house and a utility pole Tuesday. | 4/17/2014
  • Funeral Notices 4/17/2014 BARRETT, LINDA J., Scranton, private. Arrangements: Eagen-Hughes Funeral Home, 2908 Bir­ney Ave., Scranton, PA 18505. BUCKLAND, MAXINE H., Harris­burg, today, 2 p.m., First Pres­by­terian Church, 201 10th St., Honesdale, by the Rev. Michael Lyle. Interme | 4/17/2014
  • Report of gun causes lockdown at Scranton school, no weapons found SCRANTON - South Scranton Intermediate School was in lockdown for several hours Wednesday after city police received an anonymous tip that a student brought a gun to school, city Police Chief Carl Graziano said. | 4/17/2014
  • Ford dealership in talks to relocate Gibbons Ford could relocate from Main Street in Dickson City to a much larger property on Viewmont Drive. Officials with the family-owned dealership presented a preliminary sketch to the Dickson City Planning Commission at a meeting Tuesday night. | 4/17/2014
  • Moosic police serve search warrant on home of Moosic man accused of animal abuse MOOSIC - Moosic police officers wearing gray hazmat suits and purple respirators removed boxes Wednesday evening from the home of a borough man awaiting trial for animal abuse. | 4/17/2014
  • DCNR report quantifies Marcellus impacts on public lands A state report released Thursday concluded shale gas exploration and production on state lands "is neither benign nor catastrophic." | 4/17/2014
  • Dunmore School Board will combine middle and high school DUNMORE - Dunmore Middle School and Dunmore High School will be no longer be separate schools starting in 2014-15. | 4/17/2014
  • Regional briefs, April 17, 2014 Trail names new curriculum head FACTORYVILLE - The Lackawanna Trail School Board accepted the resignation Monday night of curriculum director Janice Joyce effective June 30, and has named elementary center Principal Tonia Stoker as her replacement. Ms. J | 4/17/2014
  • Community events list, 4/17/14 Dalton Bunny event: Dalton Lions Club Breakfast with Bunny/Easter egg hunt, Saturday, break­fast, 9-11 a.m., fire hall, donation accepted; hunt, noon, park (across from fire hall), Bunny photos. Bake sale: Dalton Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary bake sale a | 4/17/2014
  • MAHANOY CITY - Dylan Mahmod (100, 200), Larry McNeil (110 hurdles, high jump), Tyler Cavenas (shot put, discus) and Josh Baker (triple jump, pole vault) won two individual events apiece to lift Mahanoy Area to a 94-55 Schuylkill League Division II victor | 4/17/2014
  • School elevator fire forces evacuation in Pottsville A fire in the motor of the elevator at Pottsville Area's John. S. Clarke Elementary Center on Wednesday morning forced the district to evacuate the building, according to Superintendent Jeffrey S. Zwiebel. "The motor in the elevator did catch fire, and i | 4/17/2014
  • FBI, state police search Lukach office FBI agents and Pennsylvania State Police searched Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts Stephen M. Lukach Jr.'s office Wednesday morning as part of the investigation into alleged misappropriation of public money. After obtaining a search warrant, 12 people s | 4/17/2014
  • Foster transfers to Penn State STATE COLLEGE - Devin Foster, a 6-foot-1, 205-pound point guard, has signed to continue his men's basketball career at Penn State. Foster, who will transfer from Vincennes University junior college, has two years of eligibility remaining. At Vincennes, h | 4/17/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Pottsville to join Anthracite Football League The future landscape of high school football in Schuylkill County changed dramatically Wednesday night. The Pottsville Area School Board, at its regular monthly meeting, unanimously approved the Crimson Tide joining the Anthracite Football League, starti | 4/16/2014
  • FAMA now has capacity to treat sewage from Morea and New Boston FRACKVILLE - The Frackville Area Municipal Authority will reconsider the request from Mahanoy Township to allow the villages of Morea and New Boston to connect to the system. Thanks to a strong effort by FAMA in the past few years to reduce problems of c | 4/17/2014
  • Weight limits will be set on some West Mahanoy streets SHENANDOAH HEIGHTS - Due to increased truck traffic on some streets in the Altamont section of West Mahanoy Township, there will soon be weight limits on those streets. The township supervisors voted at Tuesday's meeting to advertise the "Motor Vehicle W | 4/17/2014
  • Around the Region n Millersburg: The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will launch a new "free Fridays" program on Friday. Admission to the center's galleries is free on Fridays for the remainder of 2014, according to a press release from Alexis Dow Campbell, the center | 4/17/2014
  • Prison board reaffirms position on policies after inquest Schuylkill County officials reiterated Wednesday that the March 2013 death of an inmate in the county prison does not mean new policies should be adopted. Warden Eugene Berdanier said he will review the DVD tapes showing Matthew Koncsler, 21, of Shenando | 4/17/2014
  • Pottsville Area pursues YouTube policy Teachers at Pottsville Area School District have requested permission to use educational videos on YouTube in their classes, Dianne Dougherty, district technology director, said Wednesday. "We've gotten tons of requests. They really need to have that acc | 4/17/2014
  • Commissioners OK new radios for domestic relations personnel Deputy sheriffs working for the Domestic Relations Office will be able to perform their jobs better as the result of the Schuylkill County Commissioners approving on Wednesday the purchase of improved radio equipment. The purchase of the Motorola portabl | 4/17/2014
  • More than 900 students flock to career fair Darren Heffelfinger, a senior at Tamaqua Area, said this summer he's going into the Marines; Danielle Gordon, a senior at Pottsville Area, said that, after graduation, she's going to work hard to become a nurse; and Bailee Daniels, a senior at Pottsville | 4/17/2014
  • Troy scores three in eight to beat Towanda WYSOX - For the Troy Trojans it had gone from two on and no outs in the eighth inning, to two on and two outs when Brooke Mattocks stepped to the plate. After back-to-back ground balls led to force plays at third base, it was up to Mattocks to capitalize | 4/17/2014
  • Towanda, Mansfield baseball get walk-off wins Towanda, Mansfield baseball get walk-off wins WYSOX - For four innings it was all Troy on Wednesday afternoon as the Trojans led Towanda 4-1 entering the fifth inning. In the fifth Towanda fought back to tie the game and eventually they won it in the bottom of the seventh on a two-run, walk-off sing | 4/17/2014
  • Lady Comets, Golden Bears victorious WVC Boys ❒ Wyoming Valley West 110, Crestwood 40 - The host Spartans placed first in 15 of 18 events to ease past the Comets (0-2). Nick McGuire captured the 1600 (4:56) and 3200 (10:48) for two of the Comets' three wins. Chris Lukashewski won the pole | 4/17/2014
  • H.S. Tennis WVC ❒ Hazleton Area 3, Tunkhannock 2 - Hazleton Area's tennis team remained undefeated in WVC play, and improved to 6-0 by upending host Tunkhannock Wednesday. The Cougars won two of three singles and split the doubles contests. At No. 1 singles the Co | 4/17/2014
  • H.S. Softball Schuylkill League Tamaqua 4, Blue Mountain 1 - The Lady Raiders rallied around the three-hit pitching of Bailey Pedersen and an eight-hit attack at the plate to subdue the visiting Lady Eagles in a Division I game Wednesday. Shayna Dietrich stroked two d | 4/17/2014
  • HS FOOTBALL: Pottsville to join Anthracite Football League The future landscape of high school football in Schuylkill County changed dramatically Wednesday night. The Pottsville Area School Board, at its regular monthly meeting, unanimously approved the Crimson Tide joining the Anthracite Football League, starti | 4/17/2014
  • College Corner Sophomores Anthony Zaloga, a Hazleton Area High School graduate from Tresckow, combined with Ian Carbone and Chris Soltys on a two-hitter as the Moravian College baseball team improved to 24-6 on the season with an 8-1 non-conference victory at DeSales U | 4/17/2014
  • Thousands of volunteers prepare for Pa. cleanup The Great Pennsylvania Cleanup has been done in the Hazleton area for 32 years, and the Hazleton Lions Club has been involved since the beginning. The club again will be participating in this year's cleanup on April 26, along with a few thousand other vo | 4/17/2014
  • Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 hosts 1st STEM Design Challenge MAR LIN - Students in fourth through eighth grade participated Monday in Schuylkill County's first STEM Design Challenge at Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 in Mar Lin. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Sitting on the floor | 4/17/2014
  • Luzerne court plans $133K in raises Citing stagnant wages and abysmal morale, Luzerne County court administrators have declared they will be doling out more than $133,000 in pay raises to nonunion employees who haven't seen increases in years. County government is facing a nearly $400 mill | 4/17/2014
  • Hazleton Area administrators won't attend PAC meetings The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) at Hazleton Area is free to meet and discuss school issues, but district administrators and board members will not be in regular attendance at the group's meetings. The PAC came into the board's spotlight in March when s | 4/17/2014
  • Theater 'Life Could Be A Dream' COLONIAL HEIGHTS - The Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway, will present "Life Could Be A Dream," created by Roger Bean, through April 19. Sh-boom! Sh-boom! The Crooning Crabcakes (the boys who were ban | 4/17/2014
  • Hot dog, the sign is back Hot dogs at the Coney Island were oversized, like the frankfurter on the sign with the name of the restaurant written across the bun. The sign, restored and repainted, will go on display Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the annual open house at | 4/17/2014
  • FBI, state police search Lukach office FBI agents and state police troopers searched Schuylkill County Clerk of Courts Stephen M. Lukach Jr.'s office Wednesday morning as part of the investigation into alleged misappropriation of public money. After obtaining a search warrant, 12 people spent | 4/17/2014
  • Funding cuts will force 3 URS facilities to close Employees and clients of United Rehabilitation Services (URS) in Hazleton were summoned to the facility's lunch room Wednesday afternoon and told that the agency would shut its doors in June. The announcement left some in tears, said employee Trish Polla | 4/17/2014
  • Clarification, April 17, 2014 City not listed Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine A. Holman and county Detective Dennis Clark are asking for the public's help in locating a woman wanted on drug charges. Police said they are looking for Shawna Lynn McGuire, 23, whose last kn | 4/17/2014
  • Gail Butler has a passion for creation Gail Butler's artistic interests have been a part of who she is her whole life. Inspired by her mother, a gifted artist herself, Butler developed a desire to re-create the beauty she saw all around her. She was blessed with some natural, God-given talen | 4/17/2014
  • Music PSO spring concert is May 4 at PHS PETERSBURG - The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will present a spring concert at 5 p.m. May 4 in the Petersburg High School Auditorium. The concert, "Olympics to Oscars," will feature a variety of music associated with b | 4/17/2014
  • JTCC art students show their creativity CHESTERFIELD - From whimsical to realistic and thought-provoking to imaginative, the artwork featured in the 2014 John Tyler Community College Juried Student Art Show highlights the talents and creativity of the college's art students. The show features | 4/17/2014
  • Colts outscore Hilltoppers, improve to 5-1 MIDDLEPORT - It's hard to say that pitching was the difference in a game that ended with a score of 11-9. In Wednesday's back-and-forth, error-filled Schuylkill League Division II tussle between Marian and Nativity, however, the difference ended up being | 4/17/2014
  • Letter writers support Mericle's bid for leniency If you want to read about how great a guy Robert K. Mericle is, it's going to take you a while. Attorneys for the wealthy developer filed 295 pages of character letters in federal court Wednesday to support Mericle's bid for leniency for his role in the | 4/17/2014
  • No bids for Luzerne courthouse cafeteria WILKES-BARRE - The lunchtime menu at the county courthouse will remain in limbo after county administrators said Wednesday they got no bids to replace a basement cafeteria that closed earlier in the month. The Courthouse Snack Bar, which was operated by | 4/17/2014
  • Group comes forward wanting to buy building More than 100 people packed into a meeting room on the fourth floor of the United Rehabilitation Services building in Hazleton for a hearing Wednesday called by the Luzerne County Human Services Board. The public hearing lasted almost three hours as coun | 4/17/2014
  • Man shot and killed in Petersburg PETERSBURG - A 40-year-old man was shot and killed in Petersburg on Tuesday night, according to police. Ronald Glover Sr. died Tuesday evening at Southside Regional Medical Center from gunshot wounds he suffered earlier in the day, police said. Police re | 4/17/2014
  • Mark Warner speaks to a mostly Republican crowd at the 66th annual Shad Planking WAKEFIELD - U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., spoke to a mostly Republican crowd of a few hundred at the 66th annual Shad Planking hosted by the Wakefield Ruritan Club on Wednesday. Ed Gillespie, a potential Republican competitor for Warner's Senate seat, at | 4/17/2014
  • CARES not granted new shelter PETERSBURG - The Crisis Assistance Response Shelter will not have a new shelter at 120 E. Fillmore St. in a house that it purchased nearly eight months ago. City Council on Tuesday night denied a special use permit for the house, which is located in the | 4/17/2014
  • Former Dinwiddie deputy faces sex charges DINWIDDIE - A former Dinwiddie County sheriff's deputy - also a past candidate for sheriff - has been indicted on charges of rape and other crimes. A Dinwiddie County grand jury indicted Darryl E. Hayes on Tuesday on two counts of rape, two counts of inc | 4/17/2014
  • Registrations, April 17 For a complete list of registrations, please see our web site at www.standardspeaker.com. ❒ VALLEY CHIEFS FOOTBALL SIGN UPS - Registration for both flag and regular season football and Cheerleading will be held Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to noont | 4/17/2014
  • FYI, April 17 The West Hazleton Booster Club team of the Valley Junior Babe Ruth League will hold tryouts Friday at 3 p.m. at the field behind West Hazleton Elementary/Middle School. Anyone still interested in registering can do so at tryouts on Friday. | 4/17/2014
  • Camps, April 17 For a complete list of camps, please see our web site at www.standardspeaker.com. ❒ MARIAN FILLIES GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP - Due to the replacement of windows in the gym there is a slight change of the dates for this year's Marian Fillies Girls Basketba | 4/17/2014
  • MU softball ranked 5th in regional poll The Mansfield University softball team is ranked 5th in the latest NCAA Division Atlantic Region. The Regional Rankings for all eight NCAA Division II Regions was announced today by the NCAA Selection Committee. Eight teams, including the conference cha | 4/17/2014
  • Mounties sweep Lock Haven Louis Sick and Chas Parsons spun gems on the mound as Mansfield swept Lock Haven in a doubleheader shutout in PSAC East action Wednesday at Foundation Field. The Mountaineers won the opener 4-0 before taking game two 10-0. Mansfield (18-15, 6-12 PSAC Ea | 4/17/2014
  • Police seek information in Hopewell shooting HOPEWELL - Officers responded to the 3900 block of Oaklawn Boulevard at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers located one male victim, 18, of Hopewell, with a "grazing" gunshot wound to the upper arm. The victim was | 4/17/2014
  • Three charged in attempted carjacking in Colonial Heights COLONIAL HEIGHTS - Police have arrested three men in connection with an attempted carjacking of a pizza delivery driver. The three men - Devonte A. Jones, 21, of Colonial Heights; Kenny R. Williams, 20, of Petersburg; and Garon C. Nedrick, 22, of Petersb | 4/17/2014
  • Court administrators plan raises for nonunion workers Citing stagnant wages and abysmal morale, Luzerne County court administrators have declared they will be doling out more than $133,000 in pay raises to nonunion employees who haven't seen increases in years. County government is facing a nearly $400 mil | 4/17/2014
  • Jane L. Spadell April 14, 2014 Jane L. Spadell, 70, of White Haven died suddenly Monday at home. Born in Meshoppen, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Mary Ladner and was a graduate of Weatherly High School. She was employed as a cashier for 39 years by the Whi | 4/17/2014
  • Edward A. Nevedal Sr. April 16, 2014 Edward A. Nevedal Sr., 82, of Hazle Township died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by John J. Pusti Funeral Home Inc., 480 W. Broad St., Hazleton. | 4/17/2014

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