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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Local news for Wilkes-Barre, PA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | The Citizens' Voice

Duryea man ruled incompetent continues to rack up charges

Since 1997, Paul Woychio, 43, of Duryea, has appeared before Luzerne County Court for a series of repetitive charges, mostly counts of retail theft and defiant trespass, but has largely avoided prosecution since a Luzerne County judge ruled him incompetent to stand trial in 1999.

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2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Assisted living center planned for Wilkes-Barre Twp.

Site work began in a prime area near other hotels and Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and on Schechter Drive in Wilkes-Barre Twp.

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3 hrs ago | SILive.com

Drunken driver couldn't stay in lane as he poked along the highway at 15 mph, police allege

A Pennsylvania man's slow going on the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway got him locked up on drunken driving charges, according to police.

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7 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

Flare-ups At Jessup Fire Scene Concern Firefighters

State officials were on the scene of a recycling plant that caught fire again on Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | Weekender

Quick Chord: Social Loafers, The Red Pandas, and City Limits

Social Loafers Larksville/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Sounds like: Post Hardcore and Punk - influenced by La Dispute, Touche Amore, and Pianos Become The Teeth.

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19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Penn State Wilkes-Barre recognizes golf tournament winners

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Alumni Constituent Society hosted its 19th annual Masters Golf Tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top on July 11. The tournament raised more than $7,000, which will be used to support a variety of programs for students, including the Student Mentor Program, an Academic Excellence Award, THON and other Penn ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

109th targeted for elimination

WARREN RUDA / THE CITIZENS' VOICE The 109th Field Artillery has armories in Wilkes-Barre, above, as well as in Nanticoke and Plymouth.

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19 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Pittston Tomato Festival crowns sauce war champions

This year's Pittston Tomato Festival saw the return of the Sauce Wars competition sponsored by the Greater Pittston YMCA.

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23 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

This week's meetings 9/1/14

Kingston council, hearing on liquor license transfer at 6:55 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m., municipal building, 500 Wyoming Ave. Luzerne County Council committee meeting of the whole, 5:30 p.m., council meeting room, courthouse, 200 N. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Panel to seek new federal magistrate to replace retiring justice

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Blewitt will retire as of Jan. 1, and a merit selection panel will interview and recommend candidates to replace him.

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The Citizens' Voice

Mountain Top Farmer's Market enjoying unprecedented success

My mother-in-law, Dolores Pisano of Wilkes-Barre, has never visited the Mountain Top farmers' market held every Sunday at Crestwood High School parking lot.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed considerably over the past several years, while some employers say they can't find new hires with the skills and work habits they need.

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SFGate

Leaders leaders seek manufacturing revival

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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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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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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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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