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 $65,000 which is roughly $41/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.

3 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

The List for July 31

HARMONIOUS REFLECTIONS, Today through September 6, today, Aug. 1 through Aug. 9 selected works by Mark Boyer Dryfoos , Kerry Burke and Mindy Nardone .

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7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Jury foreman Jeff Lotz of Conyngham said jurors found Evans 'very stupid, but not guilty.'

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7 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

Take a spin: Cover band Into the Spin appeals to multigenerational fan base

Longtime musician and group founder Jeremy Hummel had worked with nearly every type of band when he decided try something different.

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8 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

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REIKI CIRCLE, Presented by Reiki masters Nancy Kearon and Mary Ann Gap, this event invites participants to taking turns "on the table" receiving and practicing Reiki.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Israeli Scouts Visit Wilkes-Barre, Talk About Violence

They are known as Scouts, the Tzofim Friendship Caravan, and Wednesday night they performed at the Jewish Community Center of the Wyoming Valley.

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The Times-Tribune

PA oil and gas jobs projected to grow, new study reveals

Oil and gas employment is projected to continue growing by the end of 2014, though not as much as last year, according to a recent employment survey by the Marcellus Shale Coalition.

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The Citizens' Voice

Crime watch group to host self-defense class

The Heights Crime Watch group is holding a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to demonstrate self-defense tactics followed by an ice cream social.

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It seems that we try to cram as much fun into our summers as we can. There are those of you who like winter too, you skiers and snowboarders.

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The Times-Tribune

Getting there: A cool morning commute with patchy fog

There's a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 5 and 8 p.m. Otherwise, the day will be partly sunny.

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The Day

Amid earnings decline, Mohegan authority committed to expanding

Despite reporting dramatic declines in earnings and profit for the quarter that ended June 30, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority executives said Tuesday they'll aggressively continue to pursue out-of-state gaming licenses and expect to break ground by the end of the year on a $110 million hotel at Mohegan Sun.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Adman Writes His Own Hilarious Obituary, and It Goes Viral

Leave it to an ad guy to write his own hilariously entertaining obituary, and have it go viral in the days after his death.

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The Citizens' Voice

Hazleton hit-and-run victim ID'd

ELLEN O'CONNELL / TIMES-SHAMROCK Javier Miranda, 21, of Hazleton died after being struck by a vehicle at East Broad and Pine streets in the city Saturday night.

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The Times-Tribune

Local students complete University of Success summer institute

Twenty students participated in The University of Scranton's University of Success summer institute, which introduced students to the four-year mentoring program and included hands-on projects, presentations and field trips.

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The Times Leader

Shuttered Sacred Heart Church loses bell, other items

It happened very subtly, but piece by piece the Wilkes-Barre church that sparked a battle all the way to the Vatican is being dismantled.

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The Citizens' Voice

Police: Pittston woman was DUI when she drove into porch

She was driving the wrong way in Pittston with her child Saturday when she hit a parked car with her silver Lincoln SUV and kept going, police said.

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The Citizens' Voice

West Side CTC will open restaurant to the public

The restaurant for culinary arts students at the West Side Area Career and Technology Center should be open to the public around October, Administrative Director Thomas Viviano said at Monday's meeting.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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William Uggiano, 19, of Wilkes-Barre was shot in the area of Wayne and South Grant streets.

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The Times Leader

Official says stolen steel won't delay Sidney Street Bridge construction

Steel materials reported stolen from a pending bridge project will not delay construction, according to the Sidney Street Bridge site superintendent.

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York Dispatch

Cops: Wilkes-Barre couple starved dogs in basement

Brian Shaffer, 39, and Irene Ogrodnick, 47, both of 99 Beech St., were each charged with simple assault, harassment and animal cruelty after police arrested them following a domestic dispute.

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The Times-Tribune

There may be storms, there will be showers and clouds

There will be showers today and there may even be some thunderstorms banging around out there this morning.

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