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1 hr ago | The Times-Tribune
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.
5 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
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.
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.
Peculiar Music Fest and Hughestown Hose Company's annual Craft Beer Fest have joined forces to help two good causes with one expanded event.
While not connected to last week's bank fraud indictments, the federal theft case against Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich has one major similarity: prosecutors say the Wilkes-Barre City Employees Federal Credit Union was used to commit the crimes.
Churches have done some elaborate things to attract new worshippers -- and one Pennsylvania congregation is taking a leap of faith with its sexy new billboard.
Wilkes-Barre Twp. Fire Chief John Yuknavich has agreed to plead guilty to stealing about $45,000 from his volunteer fire department and must soon resign his post, according to a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.
Bob's Discount Furniture opened its 53rd store Thursday in Wilkes-Barre Township Commons in a space next to Target that formerly housed Circuit City.
Road crews took a big step forward Thursday in a $53 million PennDOT project on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County.
One church in Pennsylvania put it up Wednesday morning and already it's doing what it was intended to do - attract lots of attention.
Uzi gun range operator's biggest regret; God sex, Pa. church says; dad cleared of 'executing' sons' DUI killer: Daily Buzz The manager of the outdoor gun range, Bullets and Burgers in White Hills, south of Las Vegas, who allowed the girl to use the Uzi sub-machine gun on Tuesday with her parent's permission says he regrets the decision.
A non-denominational church is creating quite a stir in Wilkes-Barre with its striking billboard, erected Wednesday, that touts that God loves sex.
MARK MORAN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE In March, Leo Glodzik III said he had no knowledge of police officers securing loans by using VIN numbers or vehicles linked to him.
As the school's 10th president begins his second year on campus, the college will celebrate his appointment today with an inauguration ceremony.
A city man was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for coercing a child to engage in prostitution, according to U.S. Attorney Peter J. Smith.
The F.M. Kirby Center announced Wednesday there will be an extra family member on hand when Willie Nelson & Family visits the city in two weeks.
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Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 08:06 am
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