Wilkes-Barre Info

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is located in Luzerne County. Zip codes in Wilkes-Barre, PA include 18766, 18706, and 18769. The median home price in Wilkes-Barre is $63,500 which is roughly $36/per square foot. More Wilkes-Barre information.

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2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Luzerne County juggling union negotiations [The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 01--Employees in three of Luzerne County government's 10 unions are still working under collective bargaining agreements that expired at the end of 2013, and negotiations are about to begin on three more contracts expiring the end of this year.

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6 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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ELLEN O'CONNELL / TIMES-SHAMROCK Traffic moves on Interstate 81 in Butler Township in 2012.

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9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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ANDREW KRECH / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Dave Staub of Staub Construction uses a backhoe to dump more snow on top of an already massive pile on Feb. 13 at the Green Acres apartments on Church Street in Kingston.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pocono Record

Selenski gets OK to appeal conviction

The state Supreme Court has allowed a man to appeal his conviction in a Monroe County home invasion case on grounds that certain evidence should not have been allowed at his trial.

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The Citizens' Voice

The week ahead

BARRE FARMERS MARKET , through Nov. 20, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Find fresh produce, food, music, children's activities and more at this 41st annual market.

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The Citizens' Voice

Mr. and Mrs. Bell

Danny and Marge Bell of Harding celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 22, 2014.

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The Citizens' Voice

Mr. and Mrs. Bosco

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bosco of Pittston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept.

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The Times-Tribune

Wilkes-Barre native seeks investors for database system

A new database system would prevent corporate systems owners from sharing information without people's permission, said its inventor, Wilkes-Barre native Paul K. Lott Sr. The Meyers High School graduate said the invention, called 3Data, would prevent a cyber attack like the one that recently occurred at Community Health Systems.

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The Citizens' Voice

Last call for W-B chief paramedic

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Sean Chandler started his paramedic career in February 1976, when he was hired by Wilkes-Barre officials to fill in during vacations.

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The Citizens' Voice

Buchinski-Grzymski

Stephanie Buchinski and Gregory Grzymski were united in marriage Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Faustina Parish, Nanticoke.

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The Citizens' Voice

Blight poses challenges for distressed cities

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE This vacant South Grant Street property in Wilkes-Barre sits boarded up.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

King's exhibits photos from Uganda trip

'School Girl,' a photograph taken at St. Andrew Primary in Jinha by Dr. Noreen O'Connor, associate professor of English, King's College, is part of the exhibit being held through Sept.

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The Citizens' Voice

LCCC Surgical Technology Advisory Board meets

Luzerne County Community College Surgical Technology Advisory Board met recently at the college's Educational Conference Center.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

2 killed after pickup truck runs off road in Pa.

State police say a pickup truck ran off the road and hit a utility pole in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing the driver and passenger.

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FireHouse.com

One Suspect in Custody in Pa. Arson

Aug. 30--WILKES-BARRE -- After being asked to leave a party on July 5, Wayne Tilley Jr. and Jason Lakey went back to Tilley's house and talked about starting a fire, West Pittston police said.

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The Citizens' Voice

Community digest

CATHOLIC CHORAL SOCIETY BEGINS 66TH YEAR: The Catholic Choral Society will begin its 66th year on Tuesday with rehearsals at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the IHM Center at Marywood University.

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The Times-Tribune

New airport pub opening Tuesday at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International

The sports bar's opening is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at 28 Concorde Drive in a spot that was most recently home to Midtown Sundries Grill & Bar and long occupied by Damon's Grill.

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The Citizens' Voice

Today's Hot Shot

Linda Gaughan of Harding and her grandson, Andrew, took a road trip to Wilkes-Barre recently to check out the straw bale garden created by Linda's sister, Dawn Ihnots.

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The Citizens' Voice

Police Blotter 8/30/14

Shortly after the complaint was called in at about 9:30 p.m., an employee at the bakery also called saying an unidentified person was caught on video taking the forklift.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Report: W-B pension plans distressed

Some of the city's pension plans are distressed, and that has implications for city finances, according to reports from the Auditor General's office.

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