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Berwick Area High School prepares for its first musical  PAHomePage.com

BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Students at Berwick High School are bringing a tale as old as time to life with their production of Beauty and ...



Berwick Softball Player Crashes Into Center Field Fence While Robbing Homer, Makes SportsCenter Top 10  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

BERWICK, Pa. -- A local high school softball player made an incredible - and painful - catch to rob a homer and found herself on SportsCenter. The video posted ...



Sunshine breaks out for Tomato Festival Parade  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

PITTSTON — Sunshine broke out on Pittston's Main Street on Saturday morning just in time to provide the perfect backdrop for the third day of the PIttston…



Annual dragon boat races held on Susquehanna River  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

KINGSTON — The Susquehanna River came alive with sounds and sights of dragon boat racing on Sunday afternoon, as teams from all over the area and ...



Little Miss and Mr. Tomato crowned  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

PITTSTON – The 2019 Little Mister and Little Miss Tomato contest got off to a delayed start on Sunday morning due to power issues from the night before when ...



Crestwood board OKs work payments for fieldhouse  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WRIGHT TWP. — The Crestwood School Board recently approved a series of payments encompassing construction work on the fieldhouse which is being ...



Retired WB Area HS football helmets will be auctioned to benefit veterans  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

PLAINS TWP. — You'll have a chance to own a part of local football history, after it was announced Wednesday that the Wilkes-Barre Area School District would ...



Denison House hosts Revolutionary War-era encampment  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

FORTY FORT — Eight-year-old Kevin Wolf stood wide-eyed when Revolutionary War reenactor Jeff Smith put a tourniquet on his arm to demonstrate a limb ...



Emotional moments at Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame induction  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Longtime Pittston Area football coach Bob Barbieri cemented his place in local sports history on Sunday, receiving one heck of a compliment ...



Man arrested at fire scene in Wyoming  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WYOMING — Borough police arrested Michael Dean Inman II on charges he assaulted police officers while firefighters battled a blaze at a laundromat on East…



Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame to induct 15 on Aug. 11  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — The Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame will induct 15 new members in 2019, including Frank Majikes, PIAA District 2 Chairman…



Solicitor: Crestwood’s new bus contractor receives death threat  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WRIGHT TWP. — Solicitor Jack Dean said Thursday night that controversy surrounding Crestwood School District's school bus contract with G.



Dorrance Twp. supervisors approve module for travel plaza  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

DORRANCE TWP. — Because Liberty Plaza Inc. of Scranton wants to turn the Sunoco *service* center located near the Interstate 81 Interchange into a travel ...



Iain Carberry, 39, charged in Planned Parenthood vandalism case  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — His name is Iain Carberry. City police have identified the 39-year-old Kidder Street resident as the suspect believed to have vandalized ...



WVCA holds secret ‘pop-up party’ to celebrate anniversary, renovations and donations  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

FORTY FORT — Celebrating its 95th anniversary, the Wyoming Valley Children's Association is just five years off from throwing the party of the century.



Wilkes-Barre Planned Parenthood office vandalized  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Glass doors were smashed, graffiti was painted on walls and it appeared a fire was attempted at the Planned Parenthood clinic on North ...



Toomey, Keller introduce Eric’s Law in Congress  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Eric's Law, a bill that aims to deliver justice to victims and their families in federal death penalty cases, was introduced in both houses of…



Firefighters extinguish house fire in Hanover Twp.  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HANOVER TWP. — A house fire broke out at a residence on Wilkes-Barre Street on Monday afternoon. Hanover Township firefighters and paramedics were ...



PA Live: Rocky Boxing Club October 18, 2018  PAHomePage.com

Today Leo, George, Landon, Abel and Shawn join us to talk about the Rocky Boxing Club in Berwick. Holiday Brawl Nov. 17 at 7 PM Berwick High School ...



Shirley Marie Hess, 89 | News | pottsmerc.com  The Mercury

Shirley Marie Hess (nee Hutchinson) passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018 with family present at Dock Woods in Lansdale, PA where she resided since ...



Berwick's George Curry, No. 4 all time in football coaching wins in nation, dies at 71  USA TODAY High School Sports

George Curry, the winningest football coach in Pennsylvania history and a two-time American Family Insurance ALL-USA Coach of the Year, has died, Berwick ...



Competition Tests Students’ Knowledge of Physics  Carbondale News

Nearly 250 area students participated in The University of Scranton's annual Hayes Family Science Competition for High School Physics and Engineering ...



Young philanthropists help those who help youth  Sunbury Daily Item

The Youth in Philanthropy (YiP) organization at Danville Area High School has $5000 to distribute to organizations that serve youth in the Danville area, and this ...



Legendary Berwick Football Head Coach George Curry -- The Winningest High School Football Coach In Pennsylvania History -- Is Coaching His Final Regular Season Home Game Tonight  PR Newswire

BERWICK, Pa., Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary high school football Coach George Curry is coaching his final regular season home game tonight at ...



Arrest made in Nanticoke ‘swatting’ incident  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Nanticoke police recently concluded a three-month investigation into a May 2 threat called into Greater Nanticoke Area High School, according to a news ...



After a 16 year battle with ALS, Pennsylvania high school football star Brett Snyder passes away  High School Football America

Having watched over 1,200 high school football games in-person, you can imagine I've seen tens of thousands of players that fit into many different categories ...



Police Blotter  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Police: Man trespassed at Warrior Run home WARRIOR RUN — A Stroudsburg man was arrested Thursday when Hanover Township police alleged he forced ...



Something humerus: Women Empowered By Science campers assemble skeletons at Wilkes  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — From the start, the students had a bone to pick with Valerie Kalter — 26 bone shapes, to be exact, in various cardboard boxes tucked off to ...



Greatest successes of late Berwick coaching legend George Curry brought to life on film  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

BERWICK — The legend of George Curry wasn't solely built on the back of his 455 career coaching victories, six Pennsylvania state championships or three ...



WATCH: 5-star WR Fleming throws down dunks in hoops opener  247Sports

Sometimes there's an obvious first choice in playground drafts — regardless of which sport is under consideration. Julian Fleming, a five-star receiver in the ...



Strumski, Helman into Hall of Fame - Sports  The Wyoming County Examiner

Christine Button Strumski who established the first girls' little league softball program in Wyoming County and beloved track and field coach, the late Jane ...



WWII history comes alive, Stuart tank production remembered in Berwick  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

BERWICK — The second annual World War II Weekend at Riverfront Test Track Park brought out over 100 military re-enactors to give attendees a glimpse back ...



Former Berwick head football coach George Curry fighting ALS  Washington Times

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) - Snow dusted parts of Crispin Field on a cold Friday morning. Inside the office at the fieldhouse sat George Curry. In the same room where ...



Around the Valley: Tennis to get its turn at Lehigh Country Club  Allentown Morning Call

Around the Valley features an upcoming tennis tournament at Lehigh Country Club.



Longtime wrestling coach Yates to enter Alle-Kiski Valley Sports Hall of Fame  Tribune-Review

Near the start of his first season as wrestling coach at Berwick High School in 1988, New Kensington native Ernie Yates received a reality check from his boss.



Barbieri, Kolojejchick headline Hall of Fame class - Sports  Citizens Voice

Olympian Kelsey Kolojejchick and legendary Pittston Area football coach Bob Barbieri headline a class of 15 to be enshrined into the Luzerne County Sports ...



Winning streak by 'Iron Nick' continues - News  The Triboro Banner

Old Forge High School junior Nick “Iron Nick” Nalaschi's success as a boxer continued recently in the Berwick Brawl, held at Berwick High School. Nalaschi, who ...



Criminal complaint paints clearer image of shootout in Berwick  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Pennsylvania State Police investigators examine the scene of a shooting at the Berwick Industrial Development Association complex Monday evening in ...



WVC girls tennis season opens with a jolt  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Another high school girls tennis season opened Monday in the Wyoming Valley Conference. And one of the biggest questions was if anyone could end the ...



James R. Kishbaugh Sr. | News, Sports, Jobs  Williamsport Sun-Gazette

James R. Kishbaugh Sr., 65, of Berwick, passed Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Gatehouse Hospice in Williamsport. He was born Dec. 6, 1951, in Hazelton, a son ...



UPDATE: All-Time High School Football Wins List  High School Football America

Three teams entered the exclusive 800 All-Time Wins Club during the 2017 season. Hampton (Virginia) Berwick (Pennsylvania) and Steubenville (Ohio) won ...



Most Luzerne County high schools get middling ranks in new list  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Lake-Lehman High School got local bragging rights in the newest high school rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, but generally Luzerne County ...



Ex-WB officer accused of rape to receive $33K pension  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Former city police officer Robert Collins, accused of sexually assaulting four women while on duty, will receive an annual pension of $33…



Commonwealth Health signs in-network access deal with UPMC Health Plan  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Commonwealth Health, parent of Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, seen here, has signed a contract with UPMC Health Plan that provides in-network access to ...



Times Leader to host Wilkes-Barre mayoral debate  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — The Times Leader Media Group will host a free public debate between the two men vying to lead the city over the next four years.



Dorrance youth to run in Special Olympics World Summer Games  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

DORRANCE TWP. — Aaron Keller never walked until he was 2. In March, he will compete as a runner in the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in ...



'Rugby means a lot to the town' - We explore North Berwick's role in producing rugby stars  Talking Rugby Union

Scotland rugby stars who grew up in North Berwick have been talking about the role the East Lothian town has played in their sporting journey as the local club ...



Finding Foster Families: Officials struggle to meet demand  Sunbury Daily Item

Jerod Waller slides a backpack weighted with college texts from his shoulders, no doubt relieving the 19-year-old's thin frame.



Dallas School District Superintendent Frank Galicki retiring on June 30 after 33 years with the district  The Dallas Post

After serving the Dallas School District in many capacities for 33 years, Superintendent Frank Galicki has retired. Dr Thomas Duffy, former principal at Dallas…



Berwick native hopes to engineer a victory - Sports  Citizens Voice

LONG POND – This weekend marks a special homecoming for Chris Whitenight. The Berwick native works as the engineer for NASCAR Xfinity Series points ...



UPDATED: Courtright pleads guilty, sentencing set for Nov. 7  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

SCRANTON — One day after he resigned his position, former Mayor Bill Courtright has pleaded guilty to three felony federal corruption charges. Courtright…



Effort underway to stop demolition of stone railroad bridge in Ashley  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Some Ashley residents are trying to stop demolition of the Culvert Street Bridge, an unused railroad span over the only one-way access road to the Carey's ...



W-B Area teacher arrested after alleged window-smashing, crashing into cars  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

LAFLIN — After crashing into a parked car, a Wilkes-Barre Area school teacher threw rocks at a house and punched other cars on Monday morning, authorities ...



Gorham, Gegaris got nearly 6 months pay in Crestwood exit  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WRIGHT TWP. — Former Crestwood Superintendent Joseph Gorham and Operations Manager Christopher Gegaris got assurances of clean personnel files…



‘Fix the damn roads,’ Luzerne County Councilman says  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Saying he was borrowing a phrase from the Michigan governor, Luzerne County Councilman Stephen A. Urban last week repeatedly called for Pennsylvania to ...



Distinctive Women: Cassandra Coleman  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Cassandra Coleman confesses she does not actually remember her first foray into politics, hanging out at a polling place wearing a sandwich board listing her…



Five years after Hazleton beating and robbery – two men arrested, one sought  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — City police filed charges against three men for the 2014 beating and robbery of a man who was found bloodied and bound with electrical wire.



PLCB wants Ali Baba to sell liquor license  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has proposed that the owners of Ali Baba Lounge sell their liquor license. The license for Nabil ...



WVIA celebrates area student artists - News  Citizens Voice

WVIA highlighted visual student artists from throughout the area during an Artist Celebration on Friday evening at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston.



Hearing continued for homicide suspects  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

KINGSTON — Preliminary hearings for three people accused in the stabbing death of a 71-year-old man in Edwardsville last month were continued Thursday ...



Aldan Borough Council appoints new mayor | News | delcotimes.com  The Delaware County Daily Times

ALDAN >> Council unanimously appointed Carmen Maniaci as the borough's new mayor.



Brother sentenced for killing sister  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A Plymouth Township man whose mental competency was questioned as he faced a criminal homicide charge for killing his sister in 2017 ...



Public Square rally calls for protection of LGBTQ rights  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Among young and old, a common theme emerged during Saturday morning's “Rally for Queer Liberation” on Public Square. American ...



Applications now available for state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on ...



County Council OKs new contract with probation/domestic relations officers  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Luzerne County's 80 probation and domestic relations support officers have a new union agreement. Unanimously approved by nine of the 11 county council ...



Pa. American Water issues boil advisory for East Mountain  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

PLAINS TWP. — Pennsylvania American Water on Monday evening issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in part of Plains Township due to ...



Honeywell honored as Pa.s top AD  Pocono Record

Tim Honeywell has been in the business of athletics for some time.He's celebrated league titles, college signings and even a player being drafted in the major ...



Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport introduces four-legged volunteers  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Carl Beardsley, executive director at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, Friday introduces the new team of volunteers — the AVP Red TAILS ...



Police: Armed robber stole Rottweiler from WB pet store  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — City police are investigating an armed robbery at a South Main Street pet store in which a dog was stolen at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.



Students create complex machines for simple tasks  Sunbury Daily Item

DANVILLE — Turning a page in a book never looked so complex, and never looked so fun.



Record-breaking temperatures have region looking for ways to keep cool  Citizens Voice

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Any other September, Malacari's Ice Cream stand might have closed up shop by now. Instead, Frank Malacari said the unseasonable ...



North Walnut Street closed due to mine subsidence, authorities say  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Motorists intending to travel on North Walnut Street should plan another through the township for now. The road in front of 55 N.



WB chase suspect crashes; police administer CPR  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Police take a chase suspect into custody on Ross Street in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night. The suspect was given CPR by a responding officer after the chase ...



POWER! fundraiser aids Sunday’s Breathe Deep NEPA lung cancer run at Kirby Park  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Wilkes-Barre POWER! President Bill Corcoran Jr., left, speaks to guests about the annual Breathe Deep NEPA 5K Walk & Fun Run during Wednesday's ...



Exeter woman announces run for Luzerne County Council  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Exeter resident Kendra Radle has announced she is running for Luzerne County Council. A 25-year-old Republican, Radle graduated from Wyoming Area High ...



Plymouth man pleads guilty to deadly shooting  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A Plymouth man admitted Monday he killed Trevor Oliver and shot a woman during a planned drug robbery inside a house on Hutson Street ...



State corrections officer from Wilkes-Barre awarded Medal of Valor  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HARRISBURG — A Wilkes-Barre man who works as a corrections officer at a state prison in Montgomery County was recently honored for saving a child from ...



The Anthracite Cafe seeks bacon-eating contestants  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — It's time to pig out, bacon lovers. The Anthracite Cafe, located at 804 Scott St., is looking for six contestants to take part in its upcoming…



NYS had two sewage discharges into Susquehanna  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Susquehanna River flows quietly past the Luzerne County Courthouse on Monday. Times Leader research shows that there were two discharges of ...



DCNR giving financial boost to private ATV trails  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Brian Rich Jr. sees plenty of ATV riders from Luzerne County come to enjoy the trails on his company's property in Schuylkill and Northumberland counties.



Ex-North Berwick man deliberately tried to infect men with HIV  East Lothian Courier

A FORMER North Berwick High School pupil who deliberately tried to infect 10 men with HIV has been jailed for at least 12 years.



Luzerne County Controller’s Office releases audit report on Forty Fort airport  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The operator of the Wyoming Valley Airport in Forty Fort received a positive audit report from Luzerne County government, which owns the facility. - File photo.



Northeast Gymnastics' Plaksa, Koshinski taking talents to Division I universities  Citizens Voice

HANOVER TWP. — For two local high school seniors, the future is bright. Gianna Plaksa and Kirah Koshinski signed their Division I letters of intent to further ...



Officials break ground on new Salem Twp. power plant  Citizens Voice

SALEM TWP. — In 1979, the year he graduated from Berwick High School, John Gordner witnessed a multimillion-dollar power plant, the PPL Susquehanna ...



Walk for Hope raises funds for Ruth’s Place  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE – Danique Decosta couldn't help but get emotional as she read a speech from her phone. The New York native was just one of hundreds of ...



Swoyersville mayor makes April 1 splash with mock campaign post  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

SWOYERSVILLE — Mayor Chris Concert is known for his sense of humor and fun. This April Fool's Day, however, Concert played a joke some took very ...



Diocese of Scranton launches compensation program for sex-abuse survivors  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

SCRANTON — The Diocese of Scranton on Tuesday launched its Independent Survivors Compensation Program designed to compensate survivors of ...



Odyssey Fitness in Wilkes-Barre evacuated due to basement fire  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Odyssey Fitness Center was evacuated following a fire in the basement Friday evening, and it wasn't immediately clear how quickly the Coal ...



Police: Hanover Twp. man threw bottle at moving vehicle with ex inside  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HANOVER TWP. — A Hanover Township man was arraigned Monday on charges he threw a water bottle that smashed the windshield of a vehicle occupied by ...



W-B Area Board chooses Plains Twp. site as possible spot for consolidated high school  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Wilkes-Barre resident Len Cornish puts his hand on his face as he listens to the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board discuss a consolidation plan for two high ...



The European election: constituencies to watch  East Lothian Courier

Ann Widdecombe, Nigel Farage, Gavin Esler and Tommy Robinson are among the high-profile candidates vying to become an MEP.



Guilty plea in multi-county steroid trafficking ring  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A Northumberland County man arrested last fall for his alleged role in a multi-county steroid trafficking ring recently pleaded guilty in ...



Two felons arraigned for 2016 carjacking in Wilkes-Barre  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Two state inmates were arraigned Monday on charges they carjacked a woman who they pulled from her vehicle on Diebel Street more than ...



Police: Student threatened to bring gun to Holy Redeemer  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — A threat on social media apparently led to many Holy Redeemer High School students taking an unscheduled day off from school Thursday.



Woods announces he will play Memorial Tournament and US Open  East Lothian Courier

The 43-year-old was understandably rusty at last week's US PGA Championship.



Domino’s Pizza delivers with $5K grant to fill Wilkes-Barre’s potholes  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — When Wilkes-Barre put in its order with Domino's Pizza, the chain delivered with a hot asphalt topping for the city's pothole-riddled roads.



Autopsy: Accidental drowning in Casino worker’s creek death  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HANOVER TWP. — A Shavertown man found dead in Mill Creek in Plains Township on Saturday died from an accidental drowning. Forensic pathologist Dr.



Police: Dupont teen records sex with minor  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

DUPONT — A 19-year-old from Dupont was arrested Tuesday for sexual encounters with a pre-teen girl that he recorded with his cell phone…



Two men, juvenile arrested after pursuit in Hazleton  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

HAZLETON — A police cruiser operated by the city's police chief was struck during a pursuit early Monday morning. Police Chief Jerry Speziale in a news ...



Pittston Area adds makeup days, moves graduation date  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

YATESVILLE — Pittston Area Superintendent Kevin Booth praised the district's maintenance staff and their efforts during last week's blizzard. He said the staff…



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