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- Longtime Viewmont Mall pizza place moves on to make way for larger restaurant
DICKSON CITY - After more than 40 years at Viewmont Mall, Roma Pizza & Italian Restaurant served its last slices there on Sunday.
Owner Joe Amato said he had a year and a half left on his lease, but mall officials exercised a provision to allow the contr
- Dual-enrollment programs growing for high school students
Two days a week, senior Danielle Guari leaves Valley View High School to go to class at the University of Scranton.
When she graduates in June, she will already have 18 college credits on her transcript.
As college costs increase, a growing number of stu
- Memories of winters with lots of snow, but no snow days
If you think winter 2014 is bad or inconvenient, check with Peggy Lavey of South Abington Twp.
In 1977, while living in Buffalo, N.Y., Mrs. Lavey, 75, watched snow fall nearly every day from Christmas through Jan. 28, when a blizzard dumped several feet
David Taylor and Ed Ruth became the first wrestlers in Penn State history to win four Big Ten titles, leading the Nittany Lions to their fourth straight conference championship Sunday afternoon at Wisconsin.
They became the 12th and 13th wrestlers in Big
- COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Keystone softball falls in season opener
Keystone College's softball team dropped its season opener to Blackburn College, 3-2, at the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Scranton grad Karissa Worobey hurled a complete game and Carbondale Area grad Lindsey Bucklaw threw out a p
- Sports clipboard 3/10/14
YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL - Electric City Baseball and Softball Academy will host the following clinics: preseason Little League camp March 16, 23 and 30 and April 6 and 13 from 5-7 p.m. for ages 8-12. Cost is $115; Hitter's video clinic April 5
Before Sunday's game, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins were the worst shootout team in the 30-team AHL.
After Sunday's game, Toronto Marlies goaltender Drew MacIntyre would have a hard time believing that.
Tom Kostopoulos, Nick Drazenovic and Andrew Eb
- Lady Royals on road for NCAA Division III "Sweet 16"
An old, familiar place is the next stop on the NCAA Division III tournament road for the University of Scranton women's basketball team.
FDU-Florham in Madison, N.J., was chosen as the site for the sectional round of that includes the Sweet 16 matchup be
With Scranton's third professional boxing card in the past 15 months in the books, Northeast Boxing promoter Chris Coyne is turning his attention toward the future.
Scranton, which was once a haven for boxing, went nearly five years without a professiona
- PIAA BASKETBALL: Local teams to hit the road for next round of playoffs
It is time to hit the road.
Boys and girls basketball teams from District 2 will be traveling this week as the PIAA tournaments resume with second-round action Tuesday and Wednesday.
Abington Heights, the fourth-ranked team in the state, will face Archbi
- Monday Update: Timing right for Sanofi natural gas service
Mid-2013 was a good time for Sanofi-Pasteur to switch to natural gas. The eve of the coldest winter in at least a decade, the 6.5-mile extension of a natural gas pipeline in Monroe County turned on, helping the vaccine maker convert from heating oil that
- Firefighters snuff Lake Winola blaze
Firefighters snuff Lake Winola blaze
OVERFIELD TWP. - Firefighters quickly stopped the spread of a chimney fire Sunday at 2688 Route 307 in Lake Winola.
With the Clarks Summit ladder truck and crew, Lake Winola Fire Company got the fire under control wit
- Lackawanna County sets guidelines for patriotic drawing and essay contests
County sets rules for kids' contests
SCRANTON - Lackawanna County has set guidelines for patriotic drawing and essay contests for students in the public and parochial school systems focusing on veterans, Founding Fathers and patriotic ideals.
- GCMC plans second insurance forum
Insurance forum Friday at GCMC
SCRANTON - Geisinger Community Medical Center will offer the second of two free public forums on health care insurance coverage Friday from noon to 8 p.m.
The program will include a discussion of what is available, provided
- Duryea woman injured in Ransom Twp. crash
Woman injured in Ransom Twp. crash
PLAINS TWP. - A Duryea woman was in the intensive care unit at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on Sunday after her 2004 Pontiac Sunfire rolled over in a Ransom Twp. crash.
Deborah A. Kerish, 49, remained in crit
Later, living and working in Scranton, Mrs. Owens remembers there was no calling off from work. When bus transportation was suspended, she'd have to get to the Prestwood camera shop, which then was downtown. "If you wanted to go anywhere, you had to walk
- As contract negotiations continue, Abington teachers scale back volunteer activities
Teachers in the Abington Heights School District are scaling back their involvement in volunteer activities outside the school day in response to the school board's position on retroactive pay.
The Abington Heights School Board and district's education a
- Loss of two businesses downtown equals nearly $200,000 loss for SPA
The two businesses leaving downtown Scranton generated about $200,000 in annual revenue for the Scranton Parking Authority - money used to pay down parking debt in bond payments, said the authority's court-appointed receiver.
The city of Scranton, howeve
- Little Sisters serve up 750 ham and cabbage dinners
Sisters get start on holiday with St. Pat's Day dinner
Confirming the region's St. Patrick's Day spirit, the inaugural ham and cabbage dinner hosted by the Little Sisters of the Poor at the Holy Family Residence on Sunday turned out to be a success.
- Drug overdose deaths spur monitoring legislation
Panel to consider drug database
State tackles prescription drug deaths
HARRISBURG - Concerns about a spate of drug overdose deaths in Pennsylvania have put the spotlight on legislation to create a state database to monitor illegal use of prescription d
- Community events list, 3/10/14
Ham/cabbage dinner: First United Methodist Church ham and cabbage dinner, Saturday, 4-6 p.m., suggested donation, $9, free/under 5; church office, 570-282-5740, Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Spaghetti supper: Boy Scou
- On March 10 in NEPA
On this date in NEPA
75 years ago, local WPA officials said 42,000 people between ages 2 and 72 signed up for educational and recreational programs provided by the WPA district. The classes employed some 600 teachers.
50 years ago, Ralph Haarmeyer was s
- funeral notices
BENJAMIN, IONA M. TOWNSEND, formerly of Scranton, today, 10 a.m., Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Contributions: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, www.michaeljf
- Monsignor Stephen Hrynuck funeral Tuesday
Funeral services have been scheduled for Monsignor Stephen Hrynuck, the "holy little priest from the church with the golden domes in Olyphant," who died Thursday at Holy Family Residence in Scranton.
Friends may call today, from noon to 8 p.m. at SS. Cyr
- R.E. Lee Elementary on delay Monday
PETERSBURG - Due to a power outage, Robert E. Lee Elementary School will be operating on a two-hour delay Monday, officials say.
- St. Clare/St. Paul takes Diocesan title
Tom Doherty and Matthew Gilmartin each scored 13 points as St. Clare/St. Paul defeated Our Lady of Peace, 56-38, to win the 2014 Scranton Diocesan boys basketball championship at Holy Redeemer High School on Sunday.
St. Clare/St. Paul advances to the Pen
While Mat Carr became the latest Comets' wrestler to win a state medal over the weekend, the next generation of the school's varsity performers had already participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling state finals a week earlier in
- ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Abington Heights' Mat Carr
The Abington Heights' senior capped his wrestling career by going 3-2 at the PIAA Class AAA Championships at the Giant Center in Hershey, garnering a fourth-place finish at 160 pounds. Carr defeated Perkiomen Valley's Nick Giangiulio in the second-round
- High School basketball tournament schedule announced
It is time to hit the road.
Boys and girls basketball teams from District 2 will be traveling this week as the PIAA tournaments resume with second-round action on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Honor rolls 3/10/2014
ABINGTON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
Melissa Algar, Lauren M. Archibald, Grace M. Arnold, Connor Asay, Danielle Barrasse, Sarah Beamish, Cierra Beck, Erika L. Beyrent, Sean R. Boland, Kyle Bormann, Krista A. Brickel, Samuel D. Brock, James O. Brown, Ga
- Eating and exercise: an individual choice
When is the optimal time to eat with regard to exercise? Will eating before exercise cause cramping? Will it negatively affect performance? Will eating after exercise make you nauseated or tired?
These questions enter the minds of almost everyone involve
- A SWEET DEAL FOR HONEYBEES
MILWAUKEE - The U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees.
Commercial honeybees pollinate an estimated $15 b
- Flu season slowing down in Northeast Pennsylvania
Despite concerns this flu season would reach the pandemic levels hit when the swine flu surfaced in 2009, Pennsylvania is on pace to fall well short of any records, experts said.
Across the state, the number of reported flu cases continues to decrease w
- Retraining taste buds for dieting
Q: I'd like to cut down on the amount of sugar in my diet. Any suggestions?
A: Cutting back on sugar will be good for your health. Not only will it help you manage your weight, it will also help keep heart disease and diabetes at bay.
The easiest and qui
- Meaning of Lerner's silence
WASHINGTON - What's been said of confession - that it is good for one's soul but bad for one's reputation - can be true of testifying to Congress, so Lois Lerner has chosen to stay silent. Hers is an eloquent silence.
The most intrusive and potentially m
- Caution right policy
Provocative moves by Russia have escalated the crisis in Europe to a familiar issue at the core of the worst episodes in the continent's history: the division of territory between sovereign states.
Crimea was the center of centuries of Russian policy tha
- Letters to the Editor - 3/10/2014
Editor: Recently I attended the District 2 basketball doubleheader between Abington Heights and Pittston Area boys and Dunmore and Holy Cross girls. The games were terrific and the crowd support was great.
To my surprise the best part of
- Legalize medicinal pot
Marijuana has held an odd place in American culture, especially since the federal government specifically outlawed it in 1937.
That followed the release of the 1936 movie, "Reefer Madness," which today is widely lampooned for its over-the-top depictions
- Saluting sexual assault
The Senate last week kept the military safe for sexual assailants.
By a 55-45 procedural vote, senators blocked a final vote on New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to place prosecutorial decisions in the hands of professional prosecutors rather t
- School Notes for March 10
Serena DeSeta won the regional Poetry Out Loud competition.
Contestants had to choose one poem from a list of selections and recite it in front of a panel of judges.
Judges graded contestants on several criteria, including accuracy, vo
- Hazleton's post office is 50 years old
The Hazleton Post Office was one of the most modern mail-processing facilities in the nation when it opened its doors in 1964.
The North Wyoming Street building had individual offices for post office administrators, a large customer service area and a wo
- Four titlists crowned at Miss Greater Hazleton pageant
Talent and entertainment came together Saturday evening for the Miss Greater Hazleton Scholarship Pageant on Saturday.
An enthusiastic crowd gathered in the Hazleton Area High School auditorium to see Kimberly Gatski, 22, of Weatherly crowned 2014 Miss
- Downtown fixtures focused on the future
Four of the 23 members of the new advisory committee to the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress have different visions of what the business district should become.
All four agree, however, that the presence of DeAngelo Brothers Inc. (DBi) will be the
- DeCA targeted for cuts
FORT LEE - The Defense Commissary Agency, headquartered at Fort Lee, and commissary stores could see dramatic cuts under the proposed military budget. Pentagon leaders may cut more than $1 billion of annual subsidies for commissary stores during the next
- Spartans get first state win
SUNBURY — Mo Blackwell was stunned.
Mid Valley’s junior forward was in the right place at the right time with 0.7 seconds left, hitting the biggest shot in t he program’s history.
- Convicted murderer of Petersburg teens arrested in N.J.
PETERSBURG - Shock fell over the courtroom as a plea deal was outlined in the deaths of Ronald Coleman, 14, and Wayne V. Starke, 13. Charles T. Williams, then 24, would serve concurrent 20-year sentences for second-degree murder
- House fire causes thousands of dollars worth of damage
FROM STAFF REPORTS
COLONIAL HEIGHTS - A house fire Friday night caused about $20,000 in damages, according to authorities.
Colonial Heights Fire and EMS responded to the house fire on the 5100 block of Nantucket Court at about 6 p.m. Friday. Firefighter
- Education is the family business in the Dunmore School District
Education is a family business in the Dunmore School District.
About one of every 10 school employees is related to the district's top officials, a Sunday Times investigation found.
- Cousins start complementary businesses creating customized monogrammed clothing and accessories
Most parents feel thrilled when their teens take on the responsibility of a part-time job during high school.
Cousins Margaux Bonin, 16, and Emily Pascale, 15, took it a step further and started their own businesses.
- Dalton veterinarian follows passion and opens animal hospital in old church
After a few years in the veterinary field, Abbey Jones, V.M.D., decided the time was right to open her own animal hospital.
"I always wanted my own business," the Dalton resident said.
- Pets of the Week 3/9/2014
Find a pet who needs a new home at the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter.
- Out&About at Holy Cross High School vs. Blue Ridge High School boys basketball game
at Holy Cross High School vs. Blue Ridge High School boys basketball game
- Raised beds and sensory gardens can meet the changing needs of gardeners
Sooner or later, winter will be over. It has been a long one, but the weather will be better. Certainly, you have already thought of getting outside and working on your garden or other parts of your yard.
As the seasons change, so do a person's gardenin
- Strong families can manage tough times together
Do you ever wonder how some families can weather tough times well while others fall apart? Dr. Laurie Kramer, University of Illinois professor of applied family studies, says it's possible to develop the skills necessary for families to thrive even in ch
- What We're Reaading 3/9/2014
What we're reading
Here are the most requested adult fiction books in the Lackawanna County Library System:
1. "Mistress," by James Patterson: A man starts to investigate the death of a woman and finds she led a double life.
2. "Takedown Twenty," by Jane
- Weekend: Your guide to entertainment in Northeast Pennsylvania
LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR INAUGURAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION AND DINNER: today, Mass 11 a.m., dinner/entertainment noon to 4 p.m., auditorium., 2500 Adams Ave., Scranton, $6/$10. Visit www.littlesister softhepoorscranton.org. 570-343-4065.
- Fed probe doesn't ding PNC stock
News of a federal subpoena over lending practices did little to harm the value of PNC Financial Services Group Inc. shares last week, which increased 2.6 percent to a Friday close of $83.97 per share.
- Recalls: Cameras, space heaters, trimmers
DETAILS: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras. The words "PowerShot SX50 HS" are printed on top of the camera.
WHY: A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to
- Something Should Be Done 3/9/2014
The collapse of a garage roof in the 400 block of Schultz Court near Vine Street in the Hill Section of Scranton amid the Feb. 15 snowstorm has become an obvious hazard. Something should be done. firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Rekindling enthusiasm to instill love of learning
As the editor of "Designing Problem-Driven Instruction with Online Social Media," I am well aware of the new generation of learners and how they use technology as part of their everyday lives. They consistently use online social media tools, such as Twit
- Wayne County Sentencings 3/9/2014
The following were sentenced by Wayne County President Judge Raymond L. Hamill:
n Maureen Lore, 47 Waymart, one to five years in a state correctional facility, $2,500 fine, a drug and alcohol evaluation and an alcohol highway safety program for DUI on Ja
- Wyoming County Court Notes 3/9/2014
Wyoming County Court Notes appear weekly in The Times-Tribune.
-â€‚Whipple Bros. Inc. to Robert Otto, property in Braintrim Twp. for $5,000.
-â€‚Diane T. Meislohn to Melton James Armitage, property in Windham Twp. for $1,035.30.
- Man pleads in stolen car spree
TUNKHANNOCK - A 25-year-old borough man could face up to 22 years in state prison for his role in a string of car thefts last summer in Wyoming County.
- H.S. GIRLS BASKETBALL: Abington Heights hangs on, stuns ACC in Class AAA
After being shut down for three quarters, Catie Nealon knew she needed to make some plays. And after giving up a steal with 40 seconds to go that allowed Allentown Central Catholic to take the lead, freshman point guard Nicole Getz hoped for a shot at redemption.
- PIAA WRESTLING: Carr places fourth, Palmer seventh at states
HERHSEY - It took Abington Heights senior Mat Carr four years, but finally, and emphatically, he made the leap to elite status.
- LOCAL BOXING: Dunmore's Burgette scores TKO over Ayers
Stephon Burgette showed it's not how you start, it's how you finish.
Burgette of Dunmore was stunned early in his professional fight Saturday by a looping right hand by Tommy Ayers, but he recovered and finished the round strong.
- Times-Tribune sports section among nation's best
The Times-Tribune sports department was recognized recently as one of the top sports sections in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors.
- COLLEGE ROUNDUP: BBC's return to baseball diamond spoiled by Gallaudet
Playing for the first time since 2012, the Baptist Bible College baseball team dropped its season opener Saturday to Gallaudet University, 21-2, in Washington, D.C.
- PIAA BASKETBALL: Quick start paced Prep to 25th win, second round of state playoffs
In a span of 80 seconds, Scranton Prep got just what it wanted.
The Classics got three steals off Danville's first three possessions, setting the tone as the Classics rolled to a 60-40 win in the opening round of the PIAA Class AAA girls basketball playoffs at Marywood University's Insalaco Center.
- PIAA BASKETBALL: Holy Cross battles past Hanover in Class AA first round
Connor Callejas has been in this situation before.
Four times to be exact.
It is the state playoffs, everything is more intense and senior leadership is an important factor.
- Roman boosts Lady Royals
The University of Scranton women's basketball team dealt with something Saturday it has not experienced much lately: adversity.
- Kostopoulos helps Penguins hold on to muzzle Bulldogs
With the puck bouncing loose at the top of the crease and Hamilton Bulldogs winger Michael Blunden bearing down on it, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins looked like they might be headed for a final-minute kick in the gut for the second straight night.
- Penguins Game Report 3/9/2014
Penguins 0 3 1 - 4
Hamilton 1 0 1 - 2
First period - 1, Hamilton, Dumont 15 (St. Pierre, Pateryn), 15:17. Penalties - Courtnall, Ham (charging), 10:38; Kostopoulos, WBS (elbowing), 11:15; Samuelsson, WBS (cross-checking), 1
- Lady Devils roll into second round
After a week of what guard Lauren Carey called "intense practices," Old Forge turned it up defensively Saturday night.
The Lady Devils forced 19 turnovers and held Harrisburg Christian to 29 percent shooting en route to a 52-27 victory in their PIAA Clas
- South Side Neighborhood Watch searches for signs of crime, blight
Five members of the South Side Neighborhood Watch met Saturday afternoon to walk the neighborhood looking for graffiti, blight and building code violations.
They found all of the above.
- Dunmore man accused of choking, striking woman
DUNMORE - Police arrested a borough man accused of choking a woman and striking her in the face and chest after she refused to participate in a sexual act.
- Shoppers optimistic about beleaguered mall's future
More than a decade ago, Evelyn Bowen strolled through the Mall at Steamtown on a daily basis, grabbing tea with friends or shopping for clothing during her lunch breaks.
- Funeral Notices 3/9/2014
BENJAMIN, IONA M. (NEE TOWNSEND), formerly of Scranton, Monday, 10 a.m., Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home, 1810 Sanderson Ave., Scranton. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst. Calling hours, today, 4 to 8 p.m. Contributions: Michael J. Fox Foundatio
- Eagle Scout: Nathaniel Jacob Wellman
Nathaniel Jacob Wellman of Boy Scout Troop 98 in Harford has attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
Family: Son of William and Gail Wellman of Great Bend.
School/community: Freshman at Keystone College, majoring in business administrat
- Deans' Lists 3/9/2014
ST. JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY
Brittany DeLeo, Scranton.
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
Scott A. Kennedy, Archbald.
Colleen Fagan, Milford; and Patrick Grimes, Avoca.
EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY
Ashley Bracio, Milford; and Skylar L. Carmody, Honesdale
- Veterans News 3/9/2014
Squadron 665 to meet today
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 665 meeting, today, 1 p.m., post home.
VFW District 10 to meet today
VFW District 10 meeting, today, 2 p.m., Post 7963, Main Street, Eynon.
DAV District 1 meeting today
DAV District 1 meet
- NEPA's Most Wanted 3/9/2014
Wanted by: Scranton District Office, state Board of Probation and Parole.
Fugitive since: Jan. 2.
Wanted for: Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked; fleeing or attempting to elude officers. Sentenced to two months to t
- Local History: Nearly a million attended Rev. Billy Sunday's 1914 revival in Scranton
Billy Sunday was a man ahead of his time.
In the days before charismatic men of God spread their message on radio and television, the evangelist reached millions of people at revivals held across the country.
- Pittston's first St. Patrick's Day Parade in decades draws thousands
PITTSTON - On Saturday, the Tomato City embraced a new emblem for the first time in decades: the shamrock.
Thousands of green-clad revelers lined the streets of downtown Pittston for the Greater Pittston St. Patrick's Day Parade.
- Enormous pins map out Lackawanna County attractions
The newest navigational aids for visitors to Lackawanna County are hard to miss.
The Lackawanna County Convention & Visitors Bureau has erected giant pushpins outside the visitors center on Montage Mountain and five other attractions to help tourists and first-time visitors find their way around.
- U.S. Postal Service pays $180,000 for unopened post office
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. - The U.S. Postal Service has spent about $180,000 since June 1, 2008, to lease space for a Chinchilla Post Office that's yet to open.
- Al Boscov familiar with facing long odds
Al Boscov rallied shoppers to his stores during an era when regional department stores started to fail.
- Woman, 71, stung by 1,000 killer bees
PALM DESERT, Calif. -- A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Southern California after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body.
- The Detroit drinking matrix
A bar for every purpose under heaven.
- MU's Robinson breaks own mark in 1,000
BOSTON - Mike Robinson (Reynoldsville, Pa./Dubois Area) broke his own Mansfield and PSAC 1,000m indoor record with a time of 2:25.52 at the IC4A Indoor Track and Field Championships in Boston on Saturday.
Robinson beat his previous 1,000m record of 2:26
- States roundup: Drummond leads Harpursville; dramatic endings for D4 teams
Miranda Drummond scored 28 points and the Harpursville girls are in the New York State Final Four for the second straight season.
Drummond, whose parents are both Waverly grads, had a double-double, adding 13 boards in a 53-46 win over Little Falls.
- Athens' Courtney wins 5 straight to take third
HERSHEY - Athens' Brian Courtney completed his comeback at the PIAA Wrestling Championships Saturday.
"It feels great," he said about taking third. "I wanted to be in the finals but third is the next best thing."
Courtney defeated Lancaster Catholic's Jo
- Sports clipboard 3/9/14
BASEBALL - Northeast Pride Travel Baseball has a few position openings for the following teams; one 9U player, one 11U player, two 15U players (outfield/pitchers), 2016 graduates (shortstop/outfield/pitcher) and 2015 graduates (pitcher/shortsto
- 2014 BMW 328i xDrive GT
Entry Price: $32,750
Price As Tested: $54,950
This week, we're behind the wheel of BMW's all-new 2014 328i xDrive Gran Turismo (GT), a longer wheelbase all-wheel-drive (AWD) hatchback style sedan that is aesthetically pleasing and loaded with BMW's legen
- PIAA HOOPS: Marian knocks out Northeast Bradford
Northeast Bradford coach Paul Bergert worked all week on preparing his girls for the full-court press and team speed they would see from Marian in the first round of the PIAA Class A playoffs.
But it wasn't the speed or the press that helped Marian beat
- Outdoors with Jim Collins: Wildlife Profiles -- the Horned Lark
Linda and I have observed flocks of horned larks in the same area in the last two months. Turns out that the horned lark is considered a year around resident; we just never identified this species previously. The fields where we observed flocks of these
- Car Collector Corner: The AMC French Connection
Q: Greg, I appreciate your car articles as it sure brings back great memories. I noticed in one of your columns on AMC where you had the incorrect manufacturers named in the AMC merger. I know it was a memory lapse, as you've written about AMC in the pas
- Polar plunge in Deer Lake benefits Make-A-Wish
DEER LAKE - The temperature outside Saturday afternoon may have been a little warmer than usual for the fourth annual Polar Plunge, but the water certainly was as cold as ever.
Usually held in February, the annual fundraiser is sponsored by the Mothers f
- Towanda falls in state playoffs
WILKES-BARRE - The Towanda Black Knights found themselves in the game, with a chance to move on in states in the final minutes against Meyers on Saturday.
However, good free throw shooting down the stretch by Meyers, and a cold-shooting night by Towanda
- Weatherly accountant allegedly stole $196K from well-known family
A Weatherly woman was arraigned Friday on charges that she stole almost $200,000 from two accounts owned by a well-known local family and handled by the Hazleton accounting firm where she had worked.
Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola set unsecured b
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