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4 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune
Veteran newsman Joseph T. Butkiewicz has been hired to become the interim managing editor at The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Larry Holeva, executive editor of the newspaper, announced to the staff this afternoon.
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8 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Hit-and-run suspect Thomas Letteer Jr. pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to charges related a December 2012 crash that killed a 5-year-old boy in Wilkes-Barre.
11 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
A water main break happened for the second time this month in downtown Wilkes-Barre, temporarily closing an area high school and other businesses.
14 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
While speaking with the driver, Adam K. Hobson Jr., of Madison Street, police could smell a strong odor of marijuana.
Bingo is gone from St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre, its reputed fund-raising birthplace and home for about 80 years.
When Rachel Pettit needed to return to work three months after her daughter was born, she was grateful to find child care to accommodate her work schedule without a high price.
Vera Radice, 55, of Scranton, has been out of work for seven months after losing her customer service job.
After Joanne Dennis spent a year overseas serving in the U.S. military, she came home to find out she may only have a year to live.
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.
Artist Thomas Sorresso at work in preparation for an exhibit of his work at King's College.
Photos courtesy of Eric Ryback The Bracket Clock, below, was installed at the Deposit and Savings Bank in Kingston in 1911.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Linda Horvath of Swoyersville. She is the granddaughter of Rita Horvath, Edwardsville; the late Joseph Horvath; Carl Domanosky, Larksville and the late Dorothy Domanosky.
During the past few weeks, I've been particularly bemused as the local skeptics have responded to announcements of two new downtown residential projects with doom and gloom and pronouncements that "no one would ever want to live in downtown Wilkes-Barre."
Actor Lauren Nestor helps bring the music back to Sesame Street with some unusual instruments - rubber duckies, trash can lids and even cookie jars.
Michael Zimmerman, chief executive officer of Family Service Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania , and presenting sponsor Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs announced that Pauline Carmody, of West Pittston, a volunteer of the agency, will serve as chairperson of the 12th Annual Spring Gala and Auction.
Gina Castellino and Cameron Miller were united in marriage on Oct. 19, 2013, at The Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
When the RC Wilkes-Barre Movies 14 theater opened on East Northampton Street in 2006, it was meant to spur development in the Northampton and South Main streets vicinity.